Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1965

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1965 — Marine Lance Corp. Samuel G. Tuttle, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Tuttle of Lewisville, served with the first Marine Aircraft Wing at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Iwakuni, Japan.

Lewisville Brownie Troop No. 26 elected new officers as follows: Sue Taylor, president; Vickie Isgtett, vice president; Jane Connor, secretary, Kay Hauser, social chairman; Robin Fulton, clean-up chairman and Teresa Davidson and Beverly Caldwell, song leaders. Girl Scout leaders were Mrs. Tom Alspaugh, Mrs. D.M. Bowers and Mrs. James McKee.

West Forsyth High School held a special program in ornamental horticulture. It was co-sponsored by the West Forsyth High Agriculture Department and Forsyth Technical Institute.

Dr. Mark Depp, pastor emeritus of Centenary Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, was the guest speaker at the Distinguished Service Award Banquet, sponsored by the Clemmons Junior Chamber of Commerce.

The heaviest snowfall in almost four years buried the Clemmons area. More than nine inches fell from Friday night to Sunday morning.

William Robert Conrad, son of Mrs. Mary S. Conrad of Lewisville, enlisted in the United States Navy and was transferred to the U.S. Naval Training Center at San Diego, California, for recruit training.

R. Plato (Pete) Brewer got the No. 1 license tag in Clemmons. Mr. Brewer, Chief of the Clemmons Volunteer Fire Department, was awarded the tag after receiving the most votes as the one who had contributed the most during the past year to the Clemmons community.

The first meeting of the year for Southwest Forsyth Little League was held in the library of Southwest Junior High School.

Vince Rabil, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rabil of Clemmons, was one of 25 art students whose paintings were on display at St. Leo’s School. He had nine paintings in the show.

J. Thomas Cook, of Clemmons and zone manager for Investors Diversified Services, Inc, received national recognition and an award for record sales produced during the 1964 Investors Gold Cup Classic autumn sales campaign.

Members of the Clemmons Senior Citizens Club met at the Clemmons Civic Center for games and fellowship. Mrs. Emory Hanes was president of the group. She appointed Mrs. P.D. Simpson to serve as program chairman for the next meeting.

Mrs. Patricia W. Millsaps and Mrs. Patricia M. Ziglar were the co-chairmen for the annual Mother’s March of Dimes campaign in this area.

The Rev. Donald Gene Farrior was named the new pastor of Pfafftown Christian Church in Pfafftown.

Mrs. Byron Becker, of Clemmons, was the featured, “Artists in the Kitchen” in the cooking section of the paper.

James M. Bailey, James D. Chandler and Michael E. Rothrock, of Clemmons and seniors at West Forsyth High School, were among the 233 male National Merit semifinalists throughout North Carolina who were invited to visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.