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Posts published in January 2017

Casino Night fund raiser deemed a success

The Casino Night fund raiser which was held on Saturday at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in support of the Committee of 100 and Bladen’s…

Rahu Purdie Keys Two Lander Wins

West Bladen grad Rahu Purdie played a key role in two Lander Peach Belt Conference basketball victories this week. Wednesday night Purdie fired in 20…

Larrell Murchison Visits Mississippi

East Bladen grad Larrell Murchison visited the University of Mississippi this weekend along with his parents and brother Farrell. Murchison, a 6-4 290-pound defensive tackle,…

Thoughts While Shaving

Pray for our nation. Deeply concerned about FAKE NEWS SITES being forwarded by good, decent people who are sharing with others without taking the time…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 50, Heide Trask 27

Photos by Kenneth Armstrong ROCKY POINT – Sophmore Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson fired in 20 points Saturday to lead East Bladen to a 50-27 Four County Conference…

Boys Basketball: Pender 65, East Bladen 60

ELIZABETHTOWN – Pender held off East Bladen 65-60 Friday night in Four County Conference boys basketball action. The Eagles had a chance to tie the…

Thoughts While Shaving

Have spent a few hours this week searching results of Bladen County presidential elections.  Bladen County has voted democratic for most of my lifetime.  Question, was…

Girls Basketball: East Bladen 50, Pender 16

ELIZABETHTOWN – Sophmore Ja’Tyra Moore-Peterson blistered the nets with 29 points Friday night to lead East Bladen to a 50-16 Four County Conference girls basketball…

JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 54, Pender 42

ELIZABETHTOWN – East Bladen defeated Pender 54-42 Friday night in Four County Conference jayvee boys basketball action. Anthony Wooten pumped in 2 baskets and 2…

JV Girls Basketball: East Bladen 29, Pender 12

ELIZABETHTOWN – All nine East Bladen players scored Friday as the Lady Eagle jayvee girls defeated Pender 29-12 in Four County Conference basketball action. East…

This Day in History for January 28

1547 – 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England. 1754 – Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, coins the work…

Powell joins Fairmont clinic

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Deidre Chavis Powell has joined Southeastern Medical Clinic Fairmont, an affiliate of Southeastern Health (SeHealth). She earned a bachelor’s degree in…

PROTECTING LIFE

By: Congressman Robert Pittenger A few weeks ago, my family was blessed with the arrival of a beautiful baby girl, our 10th grandchild!  If you’ve…

JV Boys Basketball: West Bladen 45, Pender 41

BURGAW – Freshman Tyre Boykin poured in 18 of his 21 points in the second half as West Bladen’s jayvee boys outlasted Pender 45-41 Wednesday…

Girls Basketball: West Bladen 47, Pender 44

BURGAW – Seniors Laikyn Pait and Jerena Purdie combined for 25 points to lead West Bladen’s Lady Knights to a 47-44 Four County Conference girls…

Bladen County updated FEMA assistance numbers

Though the deadline to register to receive assistance from FEMA for damage sustained due to Hurricane Matthew, residents can still call the agency with their…

Boys Basketball: Pender 56, West Bladen 39

BURGAW – Guard Rodney Hansley bombed in a trio of 3-point shots to spark a 15-4 third quarter spurt that propelled Pender to a 56-39…

Girls Basketball: Clinton 58, East Bladen 31

CLINTON – East Bladen’s defense slowed down high-scoring Clinton and Mikayla Boykin Wednesday night, but the Lady Dark Horses still posted a 58-31 Four County…

JV Girls Basketball: West Bladen 37, Pender 17

BURGAW – Chasity Lacy fired in 16 points to lead West Bladen’s jayvee girls to a 37-17 basketball victory over Pender Wednesday night. Lacy drained…

This Day in History for January 26

1784 – Benjamin Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America’s symbol. 1802 – Congress passes an act calling for a US Capitol library. 1870 –…

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