Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1989

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 14, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1989 — Clemmons residents were preparing to start a petition for an ABC store.

Marine Pfc. John D. Hogan, son of Barbara Thompson of Lewisville, completed the School of Infantry at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune.

Miss Forsyth County Gene Bennett was preparing to compete in the Miss North Carolina pageant. She was a West Forsyth graduate.

Chris Schramm, of Clemmons, trained for a space adventure and explored the future of scientific exploration at the U.S. Space Academy Level 1 in Huntsville, Alabama.

Deborah M. O’Hearn, of Clemmons and a junior at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts, was named to the dean’s list with honors.

Paula Gray Hart, of Clemmons, was named to the dean’s list and honor roll at Gardner-Webb College.

The Clemmons West and Brookwood swim teams remained undefeated with a 2-0 record for each team.

The Yankees swept three tournament games last week to claim the Major division championship in Southwest Forsyth Little League play. Members of that team were Bill Novotny, Austin Pack, Zeb Williams, Steven Redmond, Jason Stone, David O’Brien, Zach Miller, Garrett Giddens, Ryan Hendrix, Trey Wall, Barrett Pack and Trey Glenham. Manager was Durwood Pack and the coach was Mike O’Brien.

The SWFLL Senior Division champs were Bret Rice, Doyle Fletcher, Chris Perry, Chad Cornatzer, Mark Liner, Mike Hurst, Robert Jacobs, Pat Patterson, Shane Wagoner, Chad Haynes and Andre McSwaim. The coaches were Ron Rice and Dave Liner.

Robert M. Staley earned his Eagle Scout award, the highest award a scout can earn. Staley was a member of Troop 502.

Actor Leslie Law, of Clemmons, worked in the Idaho Repertory Theatre. Law was also pursuing a master of fine arts degree at the University of Washington and had appeared with the Texas and Virginia Shakespeare Festivals.

Ruth Ellen Dickey, of Clemmons, was named a recipient of a Cameron Morrison Fellows scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill.

West Forsyth student, Arlene Joy, received a special gold medal in the 62nd National High School Art Exhibition for her oil painting.

Polly Caudle, of Clemmons and a member of the Jonestown Extension Club, won first place for an Ukranian pysanky egg and third place for photography.

Betty Hutchins shot an 86 to capture loss gross honors in Tanglewood Ladies Golf play. Lucille Brim was the low putts winner with a score of 16.

Lane Leagans, son of Eddie and Linda Leagans of Lewisville, was named an a first alternate in the Junior Dog Care and Training Program of Forsyth County 4-H.