06/18/2019
  • 7:19 am Thoughts While Shaving for June 18
  • 12:18 am DYB District 2 AA (Coach-Pitch) Supplemental Tournament: Elizabethtown 8, Whiteville 6
  • 12:02 am Thompson, Hancock participate in golf tournaments
  • 11:53 pm DYB District 2 AA (Coach-Pitch) Tournament: South Columbus 9, Bladen County 2
  • 11:27 pm DYB District 9 AA (Coach-Pitch) Tournament: Lumberton Gold 18, Elizabethtown 4
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Oh, the rain has been great, much needed and we could use more. Rainfall has been spotty, at best. Total rainfall at the Curtis Brown Airport weather station has recorded less than 3/4 of an inch, about 3 or 4 miles west, maybe southwest, where I live, we have recorded over an inch. … OK, no big deal, my point is, not been a general rain. Forecast is for more, GREAT!

Average high in Bladen County for June is 85, average low 55 and average rainfall is 4.6 inches.

One of my mom’s favorite expressions was, “You reap what you sow” and I believe that to be true today. The older I get the smarter my mom becomes. … She died many years ago.

D.C. politicians are investigating each other. … All say it is their constitutional obligation, and who am I to question.

Know where Rex, North Carolina is? Located between St. Pauls and Raeford on NC 20. Rex is a census designated place (CDP) in Robeson County. In 2010, the population was 55, 13 families on 0.7 squire miles and Rex was ranked fourth on the list of the highest-income places in the United States. The racial make up was 47% White, 40% African-American and 9% Native American and about 4% others … GOOGLE it.

There were no mercantile operations in Rex. The primary industry is farming and related industries. Rex has two CSX railroad crossings as well as its own U.S. Post Office branch. There are at least four commercial businesses, and three churches. The 2010 census discovered it was ranked #1 in North Carolina in per capita income of $148,073. #2 in North Carolina was Biltmore Forest near Asheville with per capita income of $85,044. #10 was Bald Head Island at $45,585. Lumberton’s per capita income was $15,504, Elizabethtown’s per capita income was $15,303. Tar Heel’s per capita income was $22,407.

Never know what you will discover on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

The average secretary’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

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

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