Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1973

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 25, 2021

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Couriering this area this week in 1973 — 48 years ago: Norman Robert Burwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ray Burwell of Lewisville, has received a Morehead Award to study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Burwell is a senior at West Forsyth High School in Clemmons and is a member of the National Honor Society and the Key Club.

Jean and Jane Craft, John Mahoney and Bob Hudgins, all students at East Carolina University, spent the weekend visiting Bob’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Hudgins of Lewisville. The young people enjoyed a tour of Old Salem on Saturday and again on Sunday afternoon. They returned to their classes at ECU on Sunday evening.

Members of Girl Scout Troop 28, sponsored by Clemmons Moravian Church, held a luau last Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Fordham of Driftwood Drive. Entertainers for the evening included Robin Wood, who did a tap dance; Talara Witherspoon with an acrobatic presentation; a guessing game led by Pam Massingingill, Debbie Thomas and Ann Fordham; a song by Talara Witherspoon, Sherri Massingingill and Leadsia Summer; and a duet by Nancy Whitchurch and Jackie Phelps

Dana Martin’s sixth-inning grand slam home run with bases loaded capped off a 6-3 victory for West Forsyth in last Friday’s opening game of the season against High Point Andrews at West. The four runs brought in by Martin added to the two runs driven in earlier by Terry Harrison’s double in the fourth inning, meant certain victory for the Titans.

The Rev. and Mrs. Clinton L. Knuckles, of Lewisville, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a luncheon at Ray’s Starlight Restaurant. Other guests at the luncheon were their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John G. Levens and their son Daryl; and Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Jones of Greensboro. Mr. and Mrs. Jones are the parents of Mrs. Knuckles. Other guests included friends and relatives of the couple.

Deborah A. Tippett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Tippet of Puritan Lane, Rollingreen, has been elected to the Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Miss Tippett, a senior, is majoring in early childhood education and is planning a teaching career.

Mr. amd Mrs. Jack B. Styles of Raleigh visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Ledford of Danby Drive last weekend. On Sunday, the couple visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Styles of Woodbourne Road. Mr. and Mrs Styles attended the Friday evening  performance of “La Traviata” at Reynolds Auditorium.