Irmo Future Farmers Win District Meet

The Irmo team of Future Farmers of America with 5,409 points, won first place in the annual District 3 FFA crop and live stock judging contest held Friday at the State hospital farms. Jack Reynolds of Columbia high school made the highest individual  score with a total of 1,957 out of a possible 2,400 points. In the team contest Blaney, with 5,401 points, was second, … Continue reading Irmo Future Farmers Win District Meet

Miss Hewlett New President of Kershaw Teachers

Camden, April 23 – At the final meeting of the Kershaw County Education Association in Camden last Thursday, Miss Lucille Hewlett was elected President for the 1940-44 term. Miss Hewlett is English teacher in the High School Department of the Baron DeKalb School, Westville and succeeds P. G. Chastain of the Blaney Schools. Other officers elected for the new year were: Vice-President, J. C. Bickley; secretary, … Continue reading Miss Hewlett New President of Kershaw Teachers

Winners in Four State High School Commercial Contests Announced

Two hundred and thirty-three winners in the South Carolina High School league commercial contest program were announced by the personnel bureau of the University of South Carolina. These winners in the four commercial contests, Bookkeeping, shorthand, arithmetic and typewriting, will represent their respective districts and the school in the final contest on the university campus during the High School Week, April 24, 25 and 26. … Continue reading Winners in Four State High School Commercial Contests Announced

Child Health Pay Plans Made; County Chairmen Announced

Plans are rapidly going forward in every county of the state for May Day (May 1) or Child Health Day. For several years this day has ben nationally observed, calling the attention of every person in each community to this very important matter – the health of our children. Mrs. Paul H. Leonard has been appointed by Dr. James A. Hayne as state chairman for … Continue reading Child Health Pay Plans Made; County Chairmen Announced

Baptist Hospital Seniors Visit At State Park

State Park, April 20, The Rev. Paul Wheeler, pastor of Park Street Baptist church of Columbia, conducted the religious services held in the South Carolina sanatorium Thursday evening, April 11. Members of the senior class of the Baptist Hospital Training school of Columbia, to whom Dr. J. Gordon Seastrunk has been giving lectures on the tuberculosis treatment, visited the sanatorium Monday morning for observation. Dr. … Continue reading Baptist Hospital Seniors Visit At State Park

Mamie Pearl McKay Senn

1917 Mamie Pearl McKay Senn was born on October 21, 1917 in South Carolina, USA, to Joseph James McKay and Annie Ruth Parker McKay. 1940 Mamie Senn was counted in the census on 06 May 1940 in Blythewood, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 21 year old, female, married, White, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Oscar H. Senn. They were lodgers in … Continue reading Mamie Pearl McKay Senn

History, Biology, Geometry District Winners Announced

Students compete in state finals here next week. District winner in history, biology and geometry who  will compete during High School week in Columbia, April 24-26, have been announced by the personnel bureau of the Univeristy of South Carolina. Winners in history numbered 111; biology, 77, and geometry, 78. Below are listed the district Winners of their respective districts: District One District 1 – Abbeville, … Continue reading History, Biology, Geometry District Winners Announced

Smith Speaker At State Park Service Thursday

State Park, April 13 – The Rev. J. O. Smith, pastor of Washington Street Methodist church, Columbia, was speaker at the Thursday evening services held in the South Carolina sanatorium chapel April 4. A considerable number of ambulant patients were assembled in the chapel to greet the Rev. Mr. Smith while several hundred other patients in the infirmary listened to the sermon broadcast over the … Continue reading Smith Speaker At State Park Service Thursday