As reported in The Columbia News 39 years ago on Thursday, May 16, 1963.
German bakery to be built in Martinez
Still another new business was announced for the Martinez area last week.
A German bakery, complete with pumpernickel, sauerbrot, apfelkuchen as well as American style pastries, will be built on Washington Road directly across from Matheny's Drugs.
To be operated by Wolfgang and Helga Melchoir who live at 225 Maywood Drive in Edgewood, land leveling began for the new bakery last Friday.
Evans athletes receive awards
Tommy Rodgers received an award established in memory of his father Tuesday night at the Evans Touchdown Club Annual All Sports Banquet.
Special football awards went to Eddie Richie (most improved varsity player), Keryn Martin (most valuable lineman), Foster Rhodes (most valuable back), and Eddie Roberts (Clyde Pardue Jr. Memorial Award for most improved "B" team player).
MVP award for baseball went to catcher Richard Joplin while MVP award for basketball went to Al Dempsey.
In girls basketball, Most Valuable Forward named was Barbara Polatty and the Most Valuable Guard was senior Annette Teasley.
John Rhodes wins grants
John Augustus Rhodes Jr., a junior at the University of Georgia, has been selected to receive the Ralston Purina Scholarship Award for 1963-64, according to an announcement made in St. Louis by J.D. Sykes, vice president of the company.
The Purina Scholarship amounts to $500. It is awarded each year to an outstanding junior in the land grant college in each of the 50 states, and in three Canadian agricultural colleges and one in Puerto Rico.
Augusta College graduates four local girls
Local girls receiving the Associate in Science degree from Augusta College on June 2 include Martha Jane Fields and Cynthia Ann hensley, Grovetown; Bertha Judith Barber, Evans; and Nancy Claire Beasley, Appling.
Dr. Boyce M. Grier, president of Lander College at Greenwood, S.C., will be the speaker at the graduation exercises.
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