Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1992

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 6, 2022

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Couriering this area this week in 1992 —30 years ago:

Residents in the Clemmons fire district can rest easier now that the fire station is providing “round-the-clock” coverage with paid firefighters.  Clemmons Fire Chief Jerry Brooks said two new firefighters, Steven Baity and Timothy Dillard, had been hired. That expands the paid firefighting staff to six, which includes Chief Brooks. Both Baity and Dillard were former volunteer firemen with the Clemmons Fire Department.

Keith and Pam Compton of Clemmons announced the birth of a son, Jonathan Alan, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Forsyth Hospital. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Thelma Smith of Winston-Salem. Paternal grandparents are Ken and Johnsie Compton of Lewisville and the late Helen Boone Compton.

Amy Way, a Clemmons Junior Girl Scout from Troop 229, designed a Christmas card for the Girl Scout Council’s contest and this was chosen as the official card of the council. Way is nine years old and is a fourth grader at Clemmons Elementary School.

The Rockets and Warriors are tied for first place in the Senior Boys Division in Clemmons Cougar basketball, with 9-2 records through Dec. 29. The Rockets came out on top in a recent matchup between the two teams, winning 79-68. The leading scorer for the Rockets was Troy Hendrick earning 30 points, followed by Brent Trader with 18. Cooper Conrad was top scorer for the Warriors, dropping in 31.

Boy Scout Troop 731 recently held a court of honor at Clemmons United Methodist Church. Scoutmaster Bob Silcott presented rank advancements to Ross Boyce, Bob Buwalda, Jay Dorrier, David Fleming, David Hughes, Mathew Riddle, David Robertson, Chris Silcott, Dan Sowder and David Sutliff. Assistant Scoutmaster Denny Boyce, presented a program on the troop’s upcoming trip to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland to participate in the merit badge jamboree.

Shannon Cornatzer of Clemmons is attending Wofford College this year as a John Pope Abney Scholar. Cornatzer, a sophomore, is the daughter of Gid and Sandra Cornatzer of Clemmons. She is a member of the Lady Terrier volleyball and basketball teams and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha social sorority.

Spec. Stephen G. Baber has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal, which is awarded to soldiers for meritorious service, acts of courage or other outstanding accomplishments. Baber is an intelligence intercept systems repairer at Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, Hawaii.  His parents are Wayne T. and Rhenda H. Steele of Clemmons.