07/15/2024
Robert Hester, Founder of BladenOnline.com
Spread the love

thoughts while shavingFor our area … a new day, but same old story … Hot, hot, hot and no rain … Keep hoping and praying … It will rain sometime…

High temp Sunday was a toasty 98 degrees…

Weather brief … Monday thru Saturday … Heat advisories are possible mid week.

Today (Monday), a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. … Otherwise, partly sunny with a high near 93 … heat index as high as 102 … and a 30% chance of rain … Tonight … A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. … Partly cloudy with a low around 75 … 30% chance of precipitation…

Tuesday (tomorrow), a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. Partly sunny with a low around 75 … Heat values as high as 101 … 50% chance of rain…

Tuesday night … More of the same … High temp near 95 and a 50% chance of rain … Same type forecast thru Sunday … Best chance of rain … 70% Friday…

Meanwhile, Hurricane Beryl strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane as it moved toward the Gulf Coast of Texas, where it’s expected to make landfall this morning (Monday) just north of the U.S.-Mexican border…

Davis Thompson won his first PGA event Sunday … shooting 28 under par for the 4 rounds of play in the John Deere Classic at the TPC Deere Run … Three golfers finished in a three-way tie for second … four strokes back … The win was worth $1,440,000 for Thompson … Second place finishers won $712,000 each, except one amateur…

NASCAR’s Alex Bowman was the latest winner in the rain in Chicago … before a sparse crowd … Tyler Reddick was second … Ty Gibbs captured 3rd place … Maybe I am wrong, but seems NASCAR is strugglin’ to draw a crowd … The next race is set for Sunday, July 14 at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania…

Locally, White Lake continues to draw crowds year after year … as well as the local golf course … All are welcomed.

And, Rev. Warren Hill was welcomed to Wesley’s Chapel Church faithful as interim pastor yesterday … Rev. Hill is dedicated to interim type situations … in our area … Does a great job…

Vacation Bible School completed at some churches in the area, others planned…

Larrell Murchison, NFL lineman, and Elizabethtown, NC native, sponsored a Free Youth Football Camp recently … A HUGE SUCCESS … for youth of the area, as well as others all courtesy of Murchison…

“Ran my first 10K this morning … I’m kidding, I’m on my second Milky Way.”

“Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally.” Norman Cousins

“Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle.”

robert g hester
rgh4612@gmail.com
910-876-2322

About Author

Leave a Reply