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Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingThe rain continues to come down…but we may have missed a bullet…

Hundreds of thousands with no power to the west and north of Bladen County….Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham…Around Bladen…rain…but hopefully that should end this a.m….
 
Hopefully this is the last really ‘bad’ weather this year….Heard one meteorologist promise we would see no more of the really ‘bad’ stuff…..He promised to jump into a pool if his predication was proven wrong…..
 
The balance of this day and another 48 hours til March….This has been one ‘tough’ February…
 
We have a list of delays, mostly related to our schools including Bladen Community College…
 
Be aware of excess rain all around us including water on roadways…
 
Check our news page and upcoming events for activities in the area….including a Special Meeting of the Bladen Board of Education today at 2 p.m...Topics are likely include budget items, Organizational Chart, personnel matters and an executive session if needed.  The workshop is planned for the terminal building at the Curtis Brown Airport…
 
Other special events…the Annual Oyster Roast and Fish Fry sponsored by the Dublin Peanut Festival committee…The event is scheduled for Saturday, February 28 from 11 a.m til 5 p.m. at the General Store at Lu Mil Vineyard.  Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door…Advance tickets available from committee members, Lu Mil or Taylor Mfg in Elizabethtown….DPF committee does lots of good work with proceeds….
 
The 10th Annual Black History program sponsored by the Black History Appreciation Committee will be held at the Spaulding Monroe Cultural Center in Bladenboro on Friday (tomorrow) beginning at 11 a.m.  Check our Events for details…
 
Friends of Kyle Cashwell are are hosting a coon hunt, a chicken and rice plate sale fundraiser beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday at Hickory Grove Fire Department.  Remember Kyle lost a leg and arm in a farming accident last year…The bills continue to ‘build up’ and you are invited to assist…
 
Another fundraiser is planned Saturday for Kyle at 29 Warren Street in Garland…It is set for 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Two functions and you can attend both…
 
Again..check our Events Section for details..
 
If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.
 
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. (Chinese Proverbs)
 
If you can’t dance, don’t blame the dance floor.
 
robert g hester
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