Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1990

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 21, 2021

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What was happening this week in 1990 — Mayor Pat Sheppard announced the estate of John Mecham has left $5,000 to the village. His administrators and sister, Ruth Orrell and Ann Carter, have presented the check to the village. Sheppard said the money will be donated to the Clemmons Stagecoach Restoration Fund, but no action was taken on the suggestion.

Frank and Sallie Crump, of Clemmons, announced the birth of their daughter, Lori Ann. Lori was born on Thursday, Dec. 28, at Forsyth Hospital. Brian and Robin Beckner, of Lewisville, announced the birth of their son, Daniel Lucas. Daniel was born on Thursday, Dec. 28, at Forsyth Hospital.

Mary Katherine Linker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dodd Linker Sr. of Clemmons, has been named to the first semester honor roll at Salem Academy.

The Clemmons Seroma Club’s $150 grocery raffle was won by two non-Clemmons residents recently. Joyce McCullough of Waughtown won $100 in groceries from Food Fair, and Mac Simpson was second place winner, earning $50 in groceries.  Barbara Tannehill, club secretary, presented the check to McCullough.

The West Forsyth Pep Club elected its leaders last week. The athletic support group chose Lisa Ross and Howdy Petree as co-presidents for the year. Also selected by the group were Kristen lott, secretary; Karen Martin, treasurer; and Dennis Dewilde and Bobby Leloudis, co-sergeant-at-arms.

Dawn Rodgers, of Robinhood Plant and Design, was the guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Clemmons Garden Club.  The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Dorman L. Williams on Lake Way Drive. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Andy Dinkins and Mrs. Roy Salmon.

Katie Knopf and Helena Gerghardt scored 10 points each to help the Hawks to a 28-24 overtime win against the Hornets in last week’s Clemmons Cougars basketball play. Debbie Taylor and Sarah Furr also contributed to the win with five points apiece.

Two local high school seniors have been selected as a finalist and alternative for the 1990 Morehead Awards at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dominic Michael Esposito from West Forsyth is an alternate and Lilly Farahnakian of Forsyth Country Day is a finalist.