Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1976

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 25, 2018

Couriering the area this week in 1976 – The Clemmons Lions were preparing to host a spook trail at Poindexter Field off Idols Road.
Cub Pack 736 of Clemmons honored those who had earned awards and promotions and to present a plaque to Janet and William Banzhof for six years of dedication and leadership to the cubs.
Showstoppers Gail Redden and Sharon Nelson, Davey Crockett dancer Val Slater, formation dancer Steve Reece and staff member Denise Southern from the Baylin Dance Studios in Clemmons and Winston-Salem, spent two days in Charlotte filming two national TV commercials for the Family Dollar Stores.
The officers were elected for the newly chartered Clemmons Lioness Club. They were – Patricia Clerico, president; Jerry Nichols, vice-president; Vicki Watson, secretary and Edith Turner, treasurer.
Susan Styles Johnston, of Clemmons, formerly manager of corporate personnel, was promoted to the new position of manager, Affirmative Action Affairs at Hanes Corporation.
Allen Bodford, of Clemmons, was named a sales representative for the Charlotte office of L. B. Smith, Inc. as vice-president and general manager of the Southeast division.
The Rev. Thomas C. Womble, of First Baptist Church in Clemmons, was elected moderator of the Pilot Mountain Baptist Association at the groups’ annual meeting at Beck’s Baptist Church.
The Rev. Truman C. Stephens accepted the pastorate of Community Baptist Church in Lewisville.
The Clemmons Cowboys Pee Wees beat the Mount Tabor Falcons 14-8. Halfback Steve Smithson scored the first Cowboy touchdown on a three-yard dive up the middle.
James Ring, 11 years old son of Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Ring, Jr. of Clemmons, smashed the record for the most tournaments won in a season in a youth league at the Putt-Putt on Stratford Road in Winston-Salem.
Kelly Dixon was elected president of the student council in elections at Kennedy High School for the 1976-77 school year. Reed Barber was elected as vice-president. Bo Hurley, who came in third in the race, served on the student council. The tenth grade council representatives were Tony Amos, Steve Corts, Don Gordon, Sharon Helton, Mellanie McMillan, Meg Norman, Tammy Pendergrass, Karen Shepard, Brad Shumaker, Beverly Simpson and Teresa Webster. The ninth grade student council representatives were Shewanda Banner, Susan Davis, Beth Ellis, Melanie Falls, Jane Guffey, Dellue Jenkins, Andi Moody, Sherri Nichols, Jill Robertson and Kim Singletary.
West Forsyth’s cross-country team, led by Kerry Yow, took second place in the city-county meet at Hanes Park.