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Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1989

Couriering the area this week in 1989 — Home gardening proved to be lucrative or Bob Barta of Millbridge Road, Clemmons this summer. Barta was the winner of $750 in the Small Garden contest sponsored by the Agricultural Extension Service

Sunday was promotion day at Pine Grove United Methodist. Perfect attendance awards went to Bobby and Carolyn Spach for 19 years and to Sybilla Spach for 27 years.

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Casey of Advance announced the birth of their second child, Brian Michael, on Aug. 9 at Forsyth Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Cope of Advance are the maternal grandparents. The paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. R.T. Casey of Winston-Salem.

Wayne Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Green, Clemmons, enlisted in the Air Force’s Delayed Enlistment Program, according to SSgt. Marvin Vaught, Air Force recruiter, Winston-Salem. Airman Green was a 1986 graduate of West Forsyth High School.

Second Lt. Thomas E. Winters, Jr., son of Thomas E. and Ann W. Winters, graduated from the office rotary wing aviator course and received the silver wings of an Army aviator at the U.S. Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama.

James Griffith of Clemmons returned home following an 18-month missionary sojourn in Paraguay. Griffith, 21, is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints on Jonestown Road. A 1983 West Forsyth graduate, he chose to go after finishing his freshman year at UNC-Greensboro.

Kyle Stillson had no difficulty picking the winners in the opening week of the Courier’s football contest. He missed only four games to collect the $25 first-place prize. The $10 second-place prize went to Bradley S. Greene of Clemmons.

Kimbery Howard and Donnie Parks were united in marriage Sunday, Aug. 24, at Bixby Presbyterian Church in Advance. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Howard of Advance and the bridegroom is the son of Mr. W.D. Parks of Clemmons.