Couriering Clemmons: What was happening this week in 1979

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 20, 2020

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Couriering the area this week in 1979 — Day camp for children 4-12 was held at Bethel United Methodist Church, during the week of Aug. 6. The activities included a trip to a farm in Pinnacle where they enjoyed a hayride. On Thursday, they enjoyed a visit to McDonalds in Clemmons. The counselors included The Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Livengood of Winston-Salem, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Scott, Mrs.Ronald Higdon of Winston-Salem, Mrs. William Campbell of Lewisville, Mrs. Nannie Mae Hester of South Fork, Mrs. Luther Scott and junior counselor Angie Grubbs.

The Poindexter Fast-Pitch softball team won the state championship Sunday by trouncing Mundy’s Sunoco of Granite Falls, N.C. 4-0. It was a great day for the Poindexter Team who played in the state tournament held at Poindexter Field in Clemmons Aug. 10, 11 and 12. In Sunday’s game, Bill Short, the winning pitcher gave up four hits. Bob Saunders and Jimmy Timmons were the leading Poindexter hitters with two hits each. Dean Bumgardner was presented the Tournament Most Valuable Player Award with Tony Roberts, Danny Wells, Jimmy Timmons, Ron McAllister, Dean Bumgardner and Bob Saunders being named to the All-State tournament team.

Bob and Darlene Fulmer and their two children moved from Fayetteville on June 16 to their new home on Brentwood Drive in the Creekwood Development in Advance. He is a native New Yorker and his wife is from Sumpter, S.C. Fulmer is employed by the Veteran’s Administration in Winston-Salem and Mrs. Fullmer is a full-time homemaker. She was formerly employed as an accountant N.C. Gas Corporation in Fayetteville. The children are Buddy, 16, who will attend Davie County High School, and Jennifer, 3 months.

Mrs. Hall Myers of Harper Road, was honored on her birthday, Saturday, Aug. 11, with a luncheon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Long of Bermuda Run. The luncheon was given by Mrs. Myers four daughters, Mrs. W.D. Tillotson of Fayetteville, Carolyn Worden of Tarboro, Mrs Jerry Styers of Banner Elk, and Mrs. Long. Among the 14 guests were Mrs. Ray Allgood of Lasater Road and Mrs. Wade Wishon of Harper Road.

The 39th Stewart family reunion was held on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harrell Tedder in Lewisville. Delicious food and fellowship were enjoyed by the 78 relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Stewart and family traveled the farthest distance. They are from Erie, Penn. They enjoyed visiting with other family members that they had not seen recently.