Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1964

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 20, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1964 — There was approximately 48 classes in the Clemmons Horse Show to be held at the Clemmons Athletic Field.

Airman Third Class Daniel E. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Henry Brown of Clemmons, graduated from the technical training course for U.S. Air Force jet aircraft mechanics in Amarillo AFB, Texas.

The Lewisville Tigers pulled in to a second half tie with the South Fork Pirates in major division action last week in the Southwest Forsyth Little League. Both clubs had 3-1 records.

Jack Rickard, chairman of the Jaycees paper drive, announced that members of the Jaycettes would be helping with the drive. This was one of the Jaycees’ most important projects. They hoped to have reached a goal of 40,000 pounds of paper that they could sell.

Ronnie Eller, a nine-year-old with the South Fork Tigers, pitched a perfect game against the Clemmons Phillies for a 10-0 victory for the Tigers.

By-Lo Service Station opened across from the Clemmons Center. It was operated by Joe Loftin Allen of the community.

The Federation of Republican Women of Forsyth County held a picnic at Farmfield, the Clemmons home of W. A. Armfield. Among those attending from Clemmons were Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Bolick, Neil Bolick and Dennis Brewer. Miss Ruth Mills, vice-chairman of Lewisville precinct and W. A Chambers, candidate for the board of county commissioners, were among those attending from Lewisville.

Mary Catherine McMillan, of Clemmons, was among the 580 students graduating from UNC-Greensboro where she received an AB in math.

Miss Mimi Jones, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. W. Elvin Jones, formerly of Clemmons, graduated with very high honors at Mars Hill College.

Officers of the Clemmons Methodist WSCS were named as follows — Mrs. Joe Brim, president; Mrs. J. R. Hunter, vice president; Mrs. Jack Rickard, secretary and Mrs. H. M. Ogburn, treasurer.

The children of the Clemmons First Baptist Church kindergarten entertained their parents with a program and open house. Lee Sapp carried the American flag during the processional.

Marine Private First Class Samuel G. Tuttle, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Tuttle of Lewisville, graduated from the Aviation Mechanical Fundamentals School at the Naval Air Training Center in Memphis, Tennessee.