Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1971

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 22, 2021

Couriering this area this week in 1971 — 50 years ago:

Nancy Ruth Tucker, of Clemmons, was one of 136 students who were cited for their academic achievements April 13 as Furman University held its annual Scholarship Recognition Day. She has been named to Hand and Torch, Furman University’s honor society for senior men and women. Tucker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Tucker, of Clemmons.

Mrs. Joseph Rajacich, of Rollingwood Drive, was honored at a baby shower Friday night at the home of Mrs. Carol Cook on Brewer Avenue. Assisting Mrs. Cook was Mrs. Edd Hauser of Cary.

Mrs. Clark Vincent, Mrs. John Thonni, Mrs. Michael Cutting and Mrs. F.M. Price, all of Woodlark Court, attended the Winston-Salem Symphony performance and had dinner at The Chinese City Restaurant last Tuesday night.

Thomas L. Phelps, son of R.L. Phelps of Hampton Road, Clemmons, is among 56 freshman who have been selected for Phi Eta Sigma, the top scholastic honorary fraternity for freshman at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.  

J.W. Hege and Jame Mullis, of Lewisville, and Leroy Dull, of Clemmons, left three weeks ago for Switzerland where they will be helping to set up a new R.J. Reynolds plant. They will return to the United States in mid-June

Mrs. G.G Reynolds, of Sonata Drive, entertained members of the Hi-Noon Bridge Club on Monday. Two tables of bridge were in play. Mrs. W.H. Williams Sr., was awarded the high score prize. Others present were Mrs. L. Howerton, Mrs. R. Max Conrad, Mrs. Voyle V. Conrad, Mrs. Clarke Taylor, Mrs. T. Wake Fulk and Mrs. Glenn Moser.

Ben Smith, 18, of West Forsyth High School, has been named one of the top 20 junior achievement salesman in the United States. Smith won that honor by becoming the first runner-up in the JA Southern Region Best Salesman contest recently held at Charlotte. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Smith, of Clemmons.

Titan golfers skillfully drove, chipped and putted themselves into their first win of the season in the fourth round of the Central 4-A Group II Conference play last week at Winston Lake. Bobby Jones shot the best game for the Titans with a 73, Allen Polivka tallied a 75 while Phil Apple and Richard Giles both had 78s.