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Posts published in March 2018

Thoughts While Shaving

Growing old has its advantages, so I am told, still searching. Enjoy pictures from yesteryear.  Someone sent a photo of a Doug Henderson coached team recently,…

Boys Tennis: West Columbus 5, West Bladen 4

DUBLIN – West Columbus defeated West Bladen 5-4 Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference boys tennis match. Singles West Columbus #1 defeated Jose Osorio (WB)…

Boys Tennis: St. Pauls 8, East Bladen 1

ST. PAULS – St. Pauls defeated East Bladen 8-1 Tuesday in a Three Rivers Conference match. Singles Israel Gonzalez Arias (SP) defeated Jacob Barber (EB)…

Softball: Fairmont 13, East Bladen 6

ELIZABETHTOWN – Catcher Kaitlyn Hunt slugged a grand-slam home run to key an 8-run, seventh inning that carried Fairmont to a 13-6 Three Rivers Conference…

This Day in History for March 14

1794 – Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin machine revolutionizing cotton industry in the southern US states. 1870 – California legislature approves act making Golden…

Bladen County Headlines … 35 Years Ago

Richelle Howie named Miss Sweetheart Pageant Suzette Edge of White Oak was attending Governor’s School. Radiothon for Bladen County Rescue Squads raised over $30,000 for…

Thoughts While Shaving

Sleet reported at various locations in Bladen County Monday.  Best kind, listed to the ‘ping’ on the window, no evidence on the ground.  Recorded 1/2…

This Day in History for March 13

1639 – Cambridge College, Massachusetts, renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard. 1677 – Massachusetts gains title to Maine for $6,000. 1852 – Uncle Sam cartoon…

Blastball registration ends March 16

Registration for the Bladen Recreation Department’s Blastball program will end Friday, March 16. Blastball is for Ages 3-5 and is a Coed League. The Registration…

Thoughts While Shaving

Bladen We Care information for 2018 will be released, possibly as early as today, related to dates and times of their annual fundraisers, Gala and…

Mix of rain, snow possible Monday night

There is the possibility of a mix of rain and snow late Monday night, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected throughout Monday…

This Day in History for March 12

1664 – 1st naturalization act in American colonies. 1755 – 1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine. 1868 – US…

Thoughts While Shaving

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain Get your facts first, then you can distort them…

Baseball: Wallace-Rose Hill 10, West Bladen 3

TEACHEY – A 7-run second-inning propelled Wallace-Rose Hill to a 10-3 non-conference baseball victory over West Bladen Saturday night. The Knights jumped in front with…

Thoughts While Shaving

Reminder:  Set clocks/watches forward an hour before bedtime tonight.  Spring forward. #6Tar Heels vs #1 Cavaliers for ACC Tournament Championship, 8:30 PM at Barclay’s Center in…

Baseball: South Robeson 1, West Bladen 0

ROWLAND – South Robeson pushed across an unearned run in the second inning and held on to edge West Bladen 1-0 Friday night in Three…

Baseball: West Columbus 6, East Bladen 5

ELIZABETHTOWN – Cody Benton’s 2-run single in the seventh inning lifted West Columbus to a 6-5 Three Rivers Conference baseball victory over East Bladen Friday…

Thoughts While Shaving

ACC tournament winners following Thursday’s play: Virginia, Duke, Clemson and UNC. Friday’s semi-final pairings : 7 PM No. 1 Virginia v No. 4 Clemson 9 PM No. 2 Duke…

JV Softball: East Columbus 16, West Bladen 5

DUBLIN – East Columbus defeated West Bladen 16-5 Thursday in Three Rivers Conference jayvee softball action. After the Lady Gators scored 3 runs in the…

Boys Tennis: Fairmont 7, East Bladen 2

ELIZABETHTOWN – Fairmont defeated East Bladen 7-2 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference match. Singles Richard Locklear (F) defeated Jacob Barber (EB) 6-1, 6-4 Caleb…

Boys Tennis: Whiteville 8, West Bladen 1

DUBLIN – Whiteville defeated West Bladen 8-1 Thursday in a Three Rivers Conference boys tennis match. Singles Whiteville #1 defeated Jose Osorio (WB) 6-0, 6-7…

Softball: West Bladen 5, East Columbus 4

DUBLIN – West Bladen worked out of a no-out, bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning to preserve a 5-4 Three Rivers Conference softball victory over…

Baseball: West Bladen 2, East Columbus 0

DUBLIN – Senior Scott Bowen pitched a 2-hit shutout and struck out 15 batters to lead West Bladen to a 2-0 Three Rivers Conference baseball…

This Day in History for March 9

1822 – Charles Graham of NY granted first US patent for artificial teeth. 1858 – Albert Potts of Philadelphia patents the street mailbox. 1933 –…

Bladen Democratic Party convention March 24

The Bladen County Democratic Party will hold its annual convention on Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. in the Superior Courtroom of the Bladen County…

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