Proud parents; Jackson accepted at U.S. Army School of Music

Published 2:30 pm Thursday, December 17, 2009

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon L. Dusenbury 11 of Cullowhee, N. C. are parents of a son, Vernon L. Dusenbury, III, born November 25th.

Miss Stephanie Jaeger has returned to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro after spending the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Jaeger in Tryon.

Pvt. David R. Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy C. Jackson of Rt. 1, Tryon has been accepted at the U. S. Army School of Music upon completion of basic training&bsp; at Fort Bragg, N. C. The Army School of Music is located at Little Creek, Virginia, near Norfolk. Pvt. Jackson has been a lover of music since he was in Stearns Elementary School where he was a member of the chorus. He will be playing the tuba which was also his major instrument at Polk Central High School.

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Miss Carolyn Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson of Mill Spring, has been elected Miss Polk Central by the student body at Polk Central High School.

Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Edney have returned to Tryon from Washington, D.C. and Camp Springs, Maryland. where they visited Mr. Edneys sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andrey Lehoskey (Doris Edney).

Fishing Achievements leak out occasionally. Through the grapevine we learn that H. E. Bud Williams , Tryon assistant football coach and expert plumber, won second place in a fishing tournament at Pawleys Island some time ago. He caught the second largest bass. Mr. Williams was a teammate of the famous Charlie Justice when they played football at Asheville High School. His enthusiasm for young people has been an inspiration to Tryon football players.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Carter and sons, Ken and William, spent the Thanksgiving holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hamrick in Prentiss, Mississippi.

Stephen Douglas (Fitch), noted Broadway star, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Fitch of Landrum, who is starring in I Do, I Do at Greenville Little Theater, will sing four numbers with the church choir and then a solo in the Christmas Musical Program at the Tryon Presbyterian Church Sunday, December 14 at 7:15 p.m. Mrs. Betty Brewer is directing.

Polk County students expected home for the Christmas holidays from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill&bsp; include Miss Peggy Pace and Skip Pace of Saluda; Danny Waldrop of Columbus; Boyd Correll, Ben Douglas, Ira Greene, Mrs. W. J. Killough (Karen Vollmer), Alan Leonard, Mark McCall, Miss Pat Spika, Carol Warrington, Robert Whitmire and James Bodie from Tryon.

~ Years Ago written by Inky Cloud