Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1978

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 18, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1978 – The Clemmons Community Development Council discussed three area zoning petitions at its meeting but took no action on any of them.

The Clemmons Cowboys football team beat the Elkin Redskins football team by a score of 14-0.

Becky McGowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald McGowan of Clemmons, was installed as worthy adviser of the Order of Rainbow.

The West Forsyth Teens 4-H Club started combining the 4-H club with the Junior garden club for boys and girls ages 13-19.

The Shallowford Lakes Ladies Club installed new officers: Linda Creed, president; Joyce Skafidas, vice-president; Cathy Uffler, treasurer and Carol Shefield, secretary.

About 350 people attended the “Dr. Jim Hampton Day” at the Lewisville Community Center, sponsored by the Lewisville Civic Club.

Ledonna Brown was crowned 1978’s Clemmons Cowboys Bantams queen. She was crowned former bantam queen Fonda Mabe.

West Forsyth football standout, Butch Beckner, was the Courier’s “Titan of the Week.” He was nominated by the West Forsyth coaching staff.

More than 100 people turned out for the dedication of Lewisville’s new community center.

Mrs. Mike Guthrie, of Clemmons, took top honors in the Clemmons West Club at the Dixie Classic Fair winning four blue ribbons and one, second place ribbon.

Rev. Ron Ryan became the new pastor at Center Grove Baptist Church in Clemmons.

The Clemmons West Garden Club held a bridge benefit and fashion show at the Clemmons Civic Center. Club members were Mrs. Chris Alynauer, Mrs. Barbara Bear, Mrs. Rosemary Brickman, Mrs. Anne Dixon, Mrs. Pam Gutherie, Mrs. Irene Marsh, Mrs. Lee Morgan, Mrs. Charlene Poindexter, Mrs. Ann Triplett, Mrs. Carol Van Hoy and Mrs. Doris Wood were the models in the fashion show.

Mrs. Miriam G. Adams returned from the fifth Annual Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals in Business Exchange Meeting held in Washington, DC.

The new DECCA officers for the 1978-79 year at West Forsyth Senior High School were: Chris Mabe, president; Philip Doub, vice-president; Lora Slater, secretary. Alisia Ford, treasurer, Angela Hinson, historian and Vickie Narkawicz, reporter-photographer.

The new members of the West Forsyth key club were announced. Senior members were: Steven Tesh, Dwayne Miller, Larry Espinosa, Mitch Monroe, Butch Dunn, Steve McKenzie, Dale Boger, Scott Newman, Neil Blue, Steve Logan and Chris Davis. Junior members were: Bob Watking, David Alexander, Jimmy Scott, Tommy Andrews, Mike Williams, Greg Hileman, Richard Joyce, Steve Todd, Bryan Burleighj, Jimmy Fleming and Ronnie Faust.

Three local women athletes signed to participate in basketball and tennis at Montreat-Anderson College in Montreat. They were Debra Koontz of Clemmons and Dorcas Lyalls of Pfafftown for womens basketball and Pam Koontz of Clemmons for womens tennis.