Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1974

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1974 – Although it was still a good eight months away, Tanglewood Park had already begun preparing for the 56th Professional Golfers Association (PGA) National Championship to be played at Tangelwood Aug. 5-11.

The county commissioners voted to deny a petition to rezone about eight acres at the southeast corner of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and US 421.

Mrs. Lorin A. Wood, of Clemmons, was presented with the Outstanding Young Woman Award sponsored by the Junior Woman’s Club of Winston-Salem.

Seaman Recruit Edward S. Orell, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Orell of Clemmons, graduated from Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois.

The Clemmons Community Development Council chose Arden Circle, “Street of the Month.”

The Clemmons Senior Citizens elected new officers at their meeting held at the Clemmons Civic Club. Those elected were Marvin Brewer, president; Mrs. C. P. Shelton, vice president; Mrs. S. H. Strader, secretary and Mrs. Fred Bingham, treasurer.

Keith Yarbrough, of Clemmons and son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Yarbrough, was featured in the Eighth Annual Edition of “Who’s Who Among American High School Students, 1973-1974.

First Sergeant D.J. Caudle, of the State Highway Patrol and a graduate of Clemmons High School, was promoted from line sergeant and transferred to Waynesville.

Directors of the Joanie Moser Park announced that $13,000 of the $14,000 collected has been paid toward the purchase of 21 acres under option in Lewisville for development as a local park.

Francis McMordle, of Lewisville, retired as a supervisor at Western Electric Company, Inc. at Reynolda Road after 44 years and eight months continuous service.

Approximately 80 West Forsyth Christians met at the Lewisville Civic Center to organize what was called the West Forsyth Baptist Church.

Von E. Berrier, of Clemmons, was promoted from engineer to lieutenant of the Winston-Salem Fire Department.

Graham Lee Lewis, 16 a member of Troop 919 and a student at West Forsyth Senior High School, received his Eagle Scout award.

The West Forsyth Titans opened up their conference schedule by beating Burlington Williams 66-62.

In action at the Lewisville gym, the Wildcats defeated the Warriors 41-19. The Wildcats were led by Barry Stewart who scored 22 points and Eddie Matthews who scored six. Dean Beauchamp led the Warriors with 13 points.