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Posts published in October 2017

Thoughts While Shaving

NFL results from Thursday night play: Patriots 19 – Tampa Bay Bucs 14. Local high school football action tonight, Whiteville at West Bladen and Fairmont…

JV Volleyball: Whiteville 2, West Bladen 1

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville defeated West Bladen 2-1 Thursday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball action by set scores of 19-25, 25-18 and 25-12. Freshman Khadijah…

Volleyball: Whiteville 3, West Bladen 1

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville defeated West Bladen 3-1 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference volleyball action by set scores of 18-25, 25-15, 25-13 and 25-13. Junior…

JV Football: Whiteville 52, West Bladen 14

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville defeated West Bladen 52-14 Thursday night in Three Rivers Conference jayvee football action. Sophmore Dashawn Hines raced 46 yards for one West…

JV Football: East Bladen 47, Fairmont 0

FAIRMONT – East Bladen exploded for 41 first-half points and rolled to a 47-0 Three Rivers Conference jayvee football victory over Fairmont. Sophmore Kasey Price…

Women’s Tennis: Whiteville 5, West Bladen 4

WHITEVILLE- West Bladen suffered its first loss of the season Thursday as Whiteville edged the Lady Knights 5-4 in Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis action.…

Women’s Tennis: East Bladen 6, Fairmont 3

FAIRMONT – East Bladen defeated Fairmont 6-3 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis match. Singles Jayme LeeAnn Frady (EB) defeated Kaneisha Jackson (F)…

This Day in History for October 6

1781 – Americans & French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of American Revolutionary War. 1783 – Benjamin Hanks patents self-winding clock. 1866…

Yellow ribbons for somebody’s baby 2017

By Jefferson Weaver The yellow ribbons are forgotten now, but the little boy they stood for never will be forgotten. Tristen “Buddy” Myers loved NASCAR,…

JV Volleyball: East Bladen 2, West Columbus 0

CERRO GORDO – East Bladen defeated West Columbus 2-0 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball action by set scores of 25-17 and 25-11. A…

Women’s Tennis: West Bladen 8, East Bladen 1

DUBLIN- West Bladen’s Lady Knights stretched their unbeaten streak to 15 in a row Wednesday with a 8-1 women’s tennis victory over East Bladen. Coach…

This Day in History for October 5

1892 – Dalton Gang ends in shoot-out in Coffeville, Kansas bank holdup. 1900 – 6th US Golf Open: Harry Vardon shoots a 313 at Chicago…

Thoughts While Shaving

The Las Vegas shooting is such a tragedy, but so many inspiring stories of people helping others.  Many times, the best of mankind comes out in the worst…

JV Volleyball: West Bladen 2, South Robeson 1

DUBLIN – West Bladen defeated South Robeson 2-1 Tuesday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee volleyball action by set scores of 25-20, 23-25 and 15-10. Freshman…

Women’s Tennis: West Columbus 5, East Bladen 4

CERRO GORDO – West Columbus edged East Bladen 5-4 Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis match. Singles Jayme LeeAnn Frady (EB) defeated Chloe…

Volleyball: South Robeson 3, West Bladen 1

DUBLIN – South Robeson defeated West Bladen 3-1 Tuesday night in Three Rivers Conference volleyball action by set scores of 25-16, 20-25, 25-15 and 25-23.…

Middle School Football: Elizabethtown 40, Tar Heel 8

ELIZABETHTOWN – Javonte Matthews scored 2 touchdowns to lead Elizabethtown’s Cougars to a 40-8 Bladen Five Middle School Conference football victory over Tar Heel Tuesday…

Women’s Tennis: West Bladen 9, South Robeson 0

DUBLIN- West Bladen’s Lady Knights defeated South Robeson 9-0 Tuesday to raise their record to 13-0 in Three Rivers Conference women’s tennis action. Singles Conner…

Let’s Eat Out, But Where?

By Cheryl Thurston Welcome to October, and the lower temperatures we long for. Good-bye September, until we meet again. Did you eat out more than…

This Day in History for October 4

1636 – In Massachusetts the Plymouth Colony’s 1st law drafted. 1648 – Peter Stuyvesant establishes American’s 1st volunteer fire. 1881 – Edward Leveaux patents automatic…

Pink Knight to take place

The West Bladen High School Varsity Cheerleaders would like to invite everyone out to PINK KNIGHT this Friday night, October 6.  Everyone is asked to wear pink in…

Thoughts While Shaving

The recent shooting in Las Vegas is so difficult to understand.  A 64 year-old millionaire, with nothing in his background that could explain his actions resulting…

This Day in History for October 3

1789 – Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on November 26. 1849 – American author Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in…

POSTAL SERVICE ACCEPTS UNION COUNTY VETERAN’S PROPOSAL, WILL LAUNCH PTSD STAMP IN 2019 Congressman Pittenger led bipartisan effort to cut through bureaucracy

WASHINGTON – Today, a Union County veteran’s dream came true. As Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) continues to monitor and mourn the tragedy in Las Vegas,…

COLD HARDY CITRUS AND OTHER FRUITS

Tuesday, October 24, 1-3pm Bladen County Cooperative Extension 450 Smith Circle Drive, Elizabethtown (910)862-4591 for more info. Ozzie Coor, from Smithfield, will be sharing a…

PUMPKIN PATCH TREATS

Wednesday, October 25, 3-5pm Bladen County Cooperative Extension 450 Smith Circle Drive, Elizabethtown (910)862-4591 for more info. Bring your favorite pumpkin treat and join Pumpkin…

BIRDS IN YOUR YARD

Monday, October 16, 6-9pm Bladen County Cooperative Extension 450 Smith Circle Drive, Elizabethtown (910)862-4591 for more info. Learn what brings more birds and more specific…

Thoughts While Shaving

Cooler temps remind us it’s October, 2017, a wonderful time of the year! Special events are planned for weekends, check our Events page. Municipal elections…

Bladen County Honorees

The LBJ Presidential Leadership Dinner Gala was held last night in Wilmington, NC.   The PBLA Color Guard  had the privilege of meeting Congressman James E. Clyburn,…

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