Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1973

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 27, 2018

Couriering the area this week in 1973 — The City-County Planning Board heard the petition concerning Clemmons on a petition for Dr. Will Berry to obtain a permit to build a new office on Highway 158 approximately 300 feet east of the Craver Building and west of Lewisville-Clemmons Road.

Dan E. Spaugh, of Clemmons,  was a member of the cast for “Fiddler on the Roof” which was produced by the Theatre of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Sondra Hoover, admission counselor at Winthrop College, visited West Forsyth High School and discussed educational opportunities at Winthrop.

Three former West Forsyth High School baseball players made the All-State Semi-Pro Baseball team — Chris Plemmons, Gardner-Webb College; Tim Huff, Gardner-Webb College and Jay Cline, Campbell College.

The Clemmons Cowboy Bantams took possession of first place in the western division of the Northwest Midget Football League by beating the Pfafftown Packers 26-6 at the Clemmons field.

West Forsyth girl’s speedball team defeated Parkland 24 to 0 in their first game of the season.

The Lewisville Tiny Titans continued their dominance over the league by taking three out of the four divisional games against the Ardmore Wildcats at Miller Field in Winston-Salem.

Coach Louis Newton’s West Forsyth Titans rolled to their first 4-A win in four years by beating North Forsyth 34-14.

Grading had begun on the first phase of the Westwood Village Shopping Center located on Lewisville-Clemmons Road at Interstate 40.

The Clemmons Cowboys crowned queens. Those crowned were Lu Ann Stokley, Jr. Pee Wees; Libby Minor, Pee Wees; Meg Norman, Midgets and Jill Beshears, Bantams.

J. Michael Lawson, a former graduate of West Forsyth High School, was appointed sales representative in the Florence, S.C., terminal area for McLean Trucking Company.

LuAnn Estes, a student at West Forsyth Senior High School, competed for the “Miss Winston-Salem” title. She was a 17-year old senior majorette.

Emma Lee Furches, of Clemmons, was selected as “Educator of the Year” from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. She was a fifth grade teacher at Brown Intermediate School.

Salem Academy’s Glee Club was invited to sing at the White House Christmas Pageant of Peace. Clemmons students who were members of the glee club included — Debby Long, Alisa Myers and Beth Postove.

Student officers at Immanuel Christian School for the 1973-74 school year were Lisa Shepperd, president; Joel Clampitt, vice president; Missy Edwards, secretary and Steve Tesh, treasurer.