Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1972

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1972 — Clemmons resident William E. Galloway was appointed as a sales representative for Financial Programs, Inc.

Officers of Professional Engineers of the North Carolina Northwest Chapter were installed at the annual spring outing at Tangelwood Park. Those installed were Guy Rudisill, president; Richard P. Willard, first vice president; Ben C. Wilson, second vice president; Joel Dermid, Jr., secretary and W. S. Banzhof, treasurer.

The Baylin Formation Dancers were in England to compete for the World Formation Championship. Those participating were Eugenia Lanier, Denise Miller, Kay Wall, Denise Wall, Allison Plaster, Sally Welch, Dan Burney, Doug Cooke, Tommy Bellamy, Kent Dunn, Eddie Morgan and Kevin Lynch.

The West Forsyth Chapter of the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) won a third place award at the annual State Leadership Conference in Raleigh.

Boy Scout Troop 736, sponsored by the Clemmons Civic Club, left Clemmons for a weekend at Fort Bragg. Those attending were Paul Whitener, David Bishop, Jeff Andrews, Steve Tesh, Larry Thompson, Alan Holder, Johnny Thompson, Raphnel Staples, Richard Creech, Greg Nixon, Tim Calcutt, Marty Kennedy, David Rowe Jr., Ricky Cash, Bobby Thompson, Tim Baskin, Randy Lunsford, Jeff Starling, Mike Morrison, Bill Orrell, Gary Tesh, Steve Rothrock, Randy Tesh, Mark Morrison, Lewis Williams, Lee Frye, Keith Griffin, David Baity, Bart McKnight, Tim Combs, Rob Price, Greg Cheek, Leslie Frye, Mike Burke, Richard Felton, Mike Poe, Keith Parks and Mark Whitley. Scoutmaster Otis Williams and Assistant Scout Masters Roy Burke, Jack Holder, Stewart Clindard and Oscar Bishop.

Mrs. Omar C. Conrad was honored as the “Mother of the Year” by Lewisville Baptist Church with a recognition service at the worship hour on Sunday.

The final dinner meeting of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County PTA Council for 1971-72 was held at Carver High School. Attending the meeting from Clemmons Elementary School PTA were the following — Mrs. W. Roy Robinson Jr., Mr. J.E. Fordham Jr., Mrs. Elaine Lyerly and Mrs. Mildred Poindexter. Robinson who, along with her husband, was the outgoing co-president of Clemmons PTA, introduced Fordham, incoming co-president along with her husband.

The West Forsyth Titans varsity baseball team ends its season with an 8-5 record. West Forsyth pitcher Tim Huff pitched a no-hitter and struck out 14 batters against North Forsyth. The team’s final game was against Reynolds in which West won with a score of 3-1.

The West Forsyth varsity softball team was still in the running for a first place tie with Reynolds High School.