Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1967

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 8, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1967 – Fireman Apprentice Steven T. Bingham, U.S. Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hal J. Bingham of Clemmons, graduated from the basic engineman school at the Service School Command, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois.

Craig Lyerly, of Clemmons, finished a course at the North Carolina Outward Bound School. He was at the school from July 229.

Two new members of the Clemmons Jaycettes were Mrs. Gary Herman and Mr. Larry Linvile.

The Loyal Bible class of Center Grove Baptist Church held a meeting at the K&W Cafeteria. Those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Finlay, Mr. and Mrs. Preston Hudson, Mr. and Mrs, J. Miller Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Gordon, Miss Frances Gordon, Mrs. D. Milton Dean and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pack.

The Clemmons Library was preparing and open house with the Clemmons Jaycettes serving as hostesses.

C. Lawrence Reavis, of Reavis Autos Inc. at the Mocksville Ford Dealership, received a Gold Car award from Charlotte District Sales Manager J. Carver Wood.

Milton C. Miller, of Clemmons, was runner-up for the 1967 North Carolina, “Driver of the Year” award. He was a driver for McLean Trucking Company in Winston-Salem.

Real tobacco plants had been growing in front of The Village Store in Clemmons. They were planted by Joe Ferrell and expected to harvest in the fall.

L. Cheryl Stimpson, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Simpson, was named to the dean’s list for the past two years. She was also invited to participate in the honors program.

Roger Alan Warner, son of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Warner of Clemmons, was a candidate for the B.A. degree at David Lipscomb College in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sgt. I.C. Roy M. Hughes, son of Mrs. Nancy P. Roberson of Clemmons, was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while serving at the U. S Army Garrison, Rhineland District, Bad Kreuznach, Germany.

The annual installation of officers of the Clemmons Lions Club was held at the Clemmons Civic Club. J. D. “Dock” Huggins, 31st district governor, installed Ray Veach of Clemmons as president.