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Posts published in January 2018

This Day in History for January 5

1836 – Davy Crockett arrives in Nacogdoches, Texas, to aid the revolution. 1861 – 250 Federal troops are sent from New York to Ft. Sumter.…

Bladen County government offices close

Per Bladen County Emergency Management Director Bradley Kinlaw, all Bladen County government offices are closed for Thursday, January 4th. Many secondary roads are still covered…

Bladen Healthcare Clinics to close early

Due to the expected inclement weather, Cape Fear Valley Health will close the following clinics and services at 3 p.m. today: *All Cape Fear Valley Health outpatient…

Thoughts While Shaving

Someone forgot to close the door. Winter storm warning from 11 AM today to 6 AM Thursday.  Heavy mixed precipitation expected.  Plan on difficult travel conditions.  Total snow accumulations…

Girls Basketball: St. Pauls 43, West Bladen 40

ST. PAULS – St. Pauls withstood a West Bladen fourth quarter rally and edged the Lady Knights 43-40 Tuesday night in Three Rivers Conference girls…

Boys Basketball: St. Pauls 65, West Bladen 50

ST PAULS – A 15-2 third quarter spurt propelled St. Pauls to a 65-50 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over West Bladen Tuesday night.…

This Day in History for January 3

1749 – Benning Wentworth issues the first of the New Hampshire grants, leading to the establishment of Vermont. 1777 – General George Washington’s revolutionary army…

Thoughts While Shaving

NCAA football championship will feature  two SEC teams, Alabama vs Georgia. Alabama 24 – Clemson 6 Georgia 54 – Oklahoma 48 (OT) Bundle up today,…

Thoughts While Shaving

HAPPY NEW YEARS DAY….. Big day for college football, full slate of bowl games, with 4 teams still vying for collegiate championship, to be determined…

This Day in History for January 1

1 – Origin of the Christian Era 1600 – Scotland begins its numbered years on January instead of 25 March. 1673 – Regular mail delivery…

Top 2017 Bladen Sports Stories

The top 2017 Bladen County sports stories are listed. They are not rated as far as 1 thru 17 but these are the top sports…