Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1974

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 26, 2018

Couriering the area this week in 1974 – The Southwest Forsyth Little League Major All-Stars included Mike Ramey, David Shortt, Donny Russell, Eddie Matthews, Mike Caudle, Tommy Carper, Jeff Meadows, Dale Mathis, Doug Beary, Bobby McLeod, Dean Davis, Van Holder, Chris Mackie, Jeff Blackwell, Phil Bohn and Mike Baker. Ed Matthews was the manager and the coaches were Al Garrison and Lester Russell.
The Gravely Division of Clark-Gravely Corporation entered into its second week of striking with neither side calling for negotiations to end the walkout.
Local 4-H’ers were tapped into the State Honor Club. Those inducted were Teresa Charles, Dee McNamara, Julia Lynne Snyder and James Myers.
For the second time, the City-County Planning Board denied a petition by Kenneth E. Barr for a business zone on Dull Road near Lewisville.
Charles C. Styron, of Clemmons, was elected secretary and treasurer of Triangle Broadcasting Corporation.
Freda J. Ayscue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Hauser of Clemmons, graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor of arts and sciences in family studies and consumer sciences.
Airman Kerry L. Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Hill of Clemmons, completed eight weeks of basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
Midshipmen Fred Elliott, Jr., son of retired Navy Chief Communications Technician and Mrs. Fred Elliott. Sr., was one of 600 Navel Academy midshipmen that took part in a special eight week summer training program aboard US Atlantic Fleet ships visiting Northern European ports.
The promotion of David Cox, of Clemmons, to District Store Supervisor, Region V, was announced by Albert Sebok, Vice President of store operations, Revco DS, Inc.
The Southwest Forsyth Little League Senior All-Stars included Craig Barringer, Johnny Carper, David Whitley, Mark Cheek, Chuck Monroe, Greg Mason, Mark Craver, Phil Church, Scott Livengood, Tracy Dunn, Mark Willis, Craig Estes, Mitch Vestal, Steve Spaugh and Mark Cook. The team was coached by Bobby Cheek and Steve Mechum.
Tommy Thompson, of Lewisville, glided off a cliff 1,482 feet high in Fancy Gap, Virginia. Thompson, 19, was in the air for three minutes.
Joseph P. Castellano, of Lewisville, joined Business Men’s Assurance Company as a Special Representative in the Lewisville area.
James Woodruff, of Lewisville, was elected to fill the unexpired term of the late Miss Louise MacMillan at the North Carolina Paraplegic Association’s board of the organizations annual picnic at Tanglewood Park.
Kerry Yow and Tim Hauser, both of Lewisville, had their names added to the Regional Roller Skating plaque after winning the Championships in the 13 and under category at Virginia Beach. The boys were headed to National Roller Skating Championship in Lincoln, Nebraska.