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Posts published in February 2018

Baseball: Whiteville 7, East Bladen 1

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville defeated East Bladen 7-1 Wednesday night in the Three Rivers Conference baseball opener for both teams. The Eagles jumped ahead with a…

Girls Soccer: Wallace-Rose Hill 9, West Bladen 1

DUBLIN – Wallace-Rose Hill built a 3-0 halftime lead and defeated West Bladen 9-1 Thursday night in non-conference girls soccer action. Junior Reina Cruz fired…

Softball: Whiteville 15, East Bladen 0

WHITEVILLE – Whiteville defeated East Bladen 15-0 Wednesday night in the Three Rivers Conference softball opener for both teams. “They only had about 5 solid…

This Day in History for March 1

1790 – 1st US census authorized. 1845 – US President John Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas. 1864 – Rebecca Lee in…

Thoughts While Shaving

This is February 28th, last day of the month.  Filing for the upcoming 2018 elections ends at 12 noon today. A notable filing for local office yesterday.  Wayne…

This Day in History for February 28

1749 – 1st edition of Henry Fieldings’ novel “Tom Jones” published. 1784 – John Wesley charters Methodist Church. 1827 – 1st commercial railroad in US,…

McCree Clark Alford

Lisbon, NC – McCree Clark Alford, 91, of Lisbon, died peacefully on February 26, 2018. McCree was born to Talbot and Ora Clark on July…

Thoughts While Shaving

Stock market has rebounded to within less than 1000 points of all-time high.  Previous high was 26,617 on January 25, 2018.  Monday, February 26 it…

This Day in History for February 27

1801 – Washington, D.C. placed under Congressional jurisdiction. 1813 – 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted. 1860 – Abraham Lincoln makes a speech at Cooper Union…

Grant funding available for N.C. agritourism farms

RALEIGH – North Carolina farms that welcome visitors can take advantage of the 2018 Agritourism Marketing Cost-Share Grant available through the N.C. Department of Agriculture…

Monday’s Bladen Recreation Tournament Results

ELIZABETHTOWN – In the 7-9 Coed League’s fourth-place play-off game, the Red team from the Ballers Division defeated the Green team 16-0. Another team from…

East Bladen High Booster Club meeting

The East Bladen High School Booster Club will meet Thursday, March 1st, at 6:30 p.m. in the Elizabethtown Presbyterian Church Activity Center located at 800…

Cash reward offered

The Duplin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking your help in locating Javier Gomez (aka) Humberto Gomez Chavez. Mr. Gomez is a 47 year old (Date…

This Day in History for February 26

1732 – 1st mass celebrated in 1st American Catholic church, St. Joseph’s, Philadelphia. 1863 – Abraham Lincoln signs National Currency Act, establishes single national US…

Thoughts While Shaving

A few thoughts related to life ‘yesteryear’. Did you ever ‘set up’ with a dead relative or neighbor? Ever seen a liquor still?  Very common,…

Thoughts While Shaving

East Bladen girls basketball team will be on the road playing Richland girls today.  Gametime is 6 PM game as the NCHSAA playoffs continue.  Tonight’s winner will play the winner of the…

NCGOP Honors Billy Graham

Raleigh, NC — Christian evangelical Billy Graham, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away earlier this week. He was one of the most influential preachers…

Thoughts While Shaving

Our pear and plum trees are in full bloom, a little early, due to the unusual warm weather. Blueberry farmers hopeful that we will not have…

This Day in History for February 23

1792 – Humane Society of Massachusetts incorporated (erected life-saving stations for distressed mariners) 1822 – Boston, Massachusetts, is incorporated as a city. 1883 – Alabama…

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