Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1975

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 9, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1975 — The Tanglewood Barn Theatre was preparing for its third season of entertainment.

Dr. Clark E. Vincent, of Clemmons, was named to head the Department of Medical and Marital Health at Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

S. F. McMillan, of Clemmons, had his art on display in the Clemmons Library. He had taken a “vacation” from his painting talents to make a living for his family.

E. Erwin Maddrey, II, whose parents lived in Clemmons, was nominated as president of Riegel Textile Corporation, one of the nation’s largest textile organizations.

The Rev. Tom Womble and Mrs. Womble were the surprised guests of honor at a dinner celebration of their fifth anniversary at Clemmons First Baptist Church.

West Forsyth High School seniors, Mark Jones and Sharon Doby, were selected as ICT students-of-the-month, and recipients of Golden Titans awards presented for the second time by the Industrial Cooperative Training Department.

A goodwill dream was made a reality when the Forsyth County 4-H club donated a sewing machine to the Virgin Islands 4-H club.

The Lewisville Library was preparing for a ceramic showing of work prepared for display by artists Helen Messer and Dot Holder of Lewisville.

Helen Doenges, CCA director, presented a voucher for $40 to the top CCA winner during the first week’s campaign to West Forsyth Future Business Leaders Association. Accepting the awards were Jan Carter and Carol Whitaker, vice president of the FBLA.

Walter Wagoner Vincent, son of Dr. and Mrs. Clark E. Vincent of Clemmons, was among 15 students included on the Academy’s Special Honor Roll at Randolph-Macon Academy after compiling a 3.60 grade-point average on a 4.00 system. He is a senior.

Robert W. Dickerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Bruce Dickerson, was named to the dean’s list at Wingate College for the first semester.

Navy Airman Apprentice Bobby G. Messick, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Messick of Lewisville, graduated from recruit training at the Naval Training Center in San Diego, California.

Ellen McBride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther W. McBride of Lewisville, was crowned West Forsyth High School’s first “Queen of Clubs” from a field of 25 talented students.

West Forsyth girls varsity basketball player Carol Carter led the girls’ team to basketball victories over Edgewood and Parkland. The lady Titans won easily in both games, downing Edgewood 48-18 and defeating Parkland 58-22.

Both the West Forsyth boys varsity basketball team and the wrestling team fell to Eden Morehead.