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Thoughts While ShavingThe high school football regular season is coming to a close… game remaining…Late scores….Midway 33-West Bladen 6 and East Bladen ‘snatched” victory from the jaws of defeat, scoring in the final couple of minutes of play to defeat Union 12-8.  Both were conference games…The last regular season game pits West Bladen at East Bladen next Friday night….
Then hopefully, both teams  will participate in the state 2A playoffs.
If you are a huge fan of high school football, you should read John Clark’s article on the latest average daily membership (ADM) and how it could  play a role in the upcoming playoff pairings….
Today is one of the busiest days of the year….A partial list of activities:
White Oak Fire Department pancake breakfast from 7 til 10 AM.
Bladenboro’s Annual Beast Fest from 10 AM til 10 PM in downtown Bladenboro
A Fall Festival at Jones Lake from 10 AM til 2 PM.
White Lake Haunted Trail from 8 PM til midnight at the Water Park.
Plus a host of church activities….and we have a partial list…They include;
Zion Hill Baptist Church, NC 131/410 north of Bladenboro, from 10 AM til 1 PM (carwash) and fun project from 6 to 7 PM
Pleasant Grove Independent Church…2039 Pleasant Grove Road between Bladenboro and Dublin beginning at 6:30 PM,
Wesley’s Chapel Fall Festival 6 til 9 PM at the church on Peanut Plant Road near Elizabethtown.
And it’s the last night of the Clarkton Haunted House….a Clarkton Dixie Youth sponsored fundraiser….
Check our Events section…..and we know there are others…Check with neighbors and friends about other activities in your area on this October 31st.
A reminder……Set your watch and clocks back one hour tonight….for Daylight Savings Time….Or set up til 2 AM and make the changes…smile….Fall back and make sure you are in church…..On Time….
Today is the last day for Early Voting for municipal elections…..It comes to a close at 1 PM and not a minute later….The General Election is set forTuesday
Ever make a fool of yourself….innocently…..West Bladen Coach Russell Dove could provide commitment papers for me….As my granny said, “I shant tell if he doesn’t.”
Remember when Halloween Carnivals were good events for youngsters to attend, many times church sponsored……Have been demonized….and maybe rightfully so….
The lesson of Halloween is that pretending to be something you’re not will lead to a sweet reward.
Knock, knock. “Who’s there?” “Annie.” “Annie who?” “Annie body home?”
How do you repair a broken jack-o-lantern?  Buy a pumpkin patch.