SNAP BACK IN TIME – 1966 – South Stanly student wins Roadeo

Published 11:27 am Monday, May 24, 2021

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SNAP Back In Time takes a look back at newsmakers from yesteryear. 

Tuesday, May 17, 1966


Jane Hayman, senior at South Stanly High, had captured two honors in the Teenage Safe Driving Roadeo conducted by the Albemarle Jaycees. She would represent the area in the state roadeo.

She would be presented with a $25 savings bond by the Jaycees at South’s awards day program.

Second place and a $10 gift certificate was won by Kenneth Ribelin, a North Stanly student. Third place and a $5 gift certificate were awarded to Red Cauble, a South Stanly student.

Heart Association

Four Stanly people — Mrs. A.D. McNeill and Mrs. Frank Turner of Norwood, W.G. Hathcock of Badin and Tom Yost of Albemarle — would be honored at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Heart Association in Durham.

They would be guests of Mrs. Dan. K. Moore, wife of North Carolina’s chief executive, at a breakfast and would receive the Founders’ Award of the North Carolina Heart Association given annually to outstanding volunteers.

AHS Honors

Allison Harris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry L. Harris, was the valedictorian of the 1966 senior class at Albemarle Senior High School. Dane Perry, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Perry, was the salutatorian.

Boys’ State

Seven young men from Stanly high schools would attend Boys’ State June 19-25 at Wake Forest College.

From Albemarle were Randall Burton, Stephen Roy Brown, Edwin Sides and Mark W. Mabry. From the county high schools were Herman Smith Jr. of South Stanly, Jerry McLester of West Stanly, Kenneth Ribelin of North Stanly.