Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1988

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 17, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1988 — With a 3-2 vote, Clemmons Village council authorized Tom Long, interim town manager, to draw up a contract with Black and Veatch Engineering to pursue the application for EPA funds for a sewer system.

Marcia Sucharski, of Clemmons, became the new administrative clerk for the Village of Clemmons.

Thomas K. Bernard, Jr., son of Thomas K. and Ann S. Bernard of Winston-Salem, was promoted in the U.S. Army to the rank of specialist 4. Bernard was an electronic warfare equipment repairer in West Germany, with the Intelligence and Security Command.

Penny Cash, daughter of Bill and Becky Cash of Clemmons, was named to the dean’s list at Catawba College.

Forsyth Country Day was third in the Wachovia Cup standings for the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association.

Gray Bovender and Craig Fishel the season first 40-point performances in recent Clemmons Cougar basketball action.

The West Forsyth High School boys and girls swim teams recorded victories over Greensboro Smith in high school action.

There was a formal dedication of the new Clemmons Presbyterian Church with a reception for the congregation.

Navy Ensign Michael S. LaPonte, son of Stephen J. and Carol A. LaPonte, was commissioned in his present rank upon graduation from Officer Candidate School (OCS.)

Michele Elizabeth Dura, of Clemmons and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Dura, was named to the dean’s list at Elon College.

Gerald Long, of Clemmons, filed to run as a Democrat candidate for the office of Forsyth county commissioner.

Michele Phelps, of Lewisville, was the featured “Cook of the Week” for the Courier. Desserts were her most favorite food to prepare.

The West Forsyth girls’ varsity basketball team claimed its first Central Piedmont Conference win of the season by beating Kannapolis Brown with a score of 35-28.

Ed Robins, of Bermuda Run, served as chairman for the 1988 Forsyth County small business fund drive for the American Heart Association.