27 YEARS AGO -- Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 1983 Photo cutline -- Horse business -- Col. L.E. Meckstroth of Camden met recently with Les Tindal, South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, to celebrate the publication of the S.C. Horse Council horse directory. Also on hand were council president Jim Fisher, and directory chairman Bettylou Terry. Photo cutline -- Welcoming reception -- Several hundred Camdenites gathered at a reception welcoming Valerie Miller, new director of the Fine Arts Center, Tuesday at the Bassett Building.