• 5:16 am East Bladen hosts Croatan in soccer scrimmage
  • 5:02 am Henry Pate Ties For 27th In Anderson Golf Tournament
  • 4:58 am Volleyball Season Starts Wednesday
  • 4:49 am This Day in History for August 19
  • 4:45 am Thoughts While Shaving for August 19
Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingThis has been a memorable week.

Finally, no political ads and no candidate talking “junk” about another.

Cooler weather today with low temps near 34 early Sunday morning.

A Family Reunion is planned for 11 AM today for the Monroe & Edith Martilla Hester family.  Will be held at Hickory Grove Baptist Church, located on Center Road north of Bladenboro.  Family members are encouraged to attend and bring a covered dish.

A reminder of the Annual Meeting of Star Telephone at Bladen Community College Auditorium.  It begins at 10 AM today and all members are encouraged to attend.

There are other events in the area today, check our Events Section.

The Bladen County Educational Foundation meets Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Bladen County Board of Education meeting room at 5:30 PM.  The meeting is open to all.

East Bladen Football team defeated Heidi Trask 28-14 to conclude regular season play with a 7-4 record.  The Eagles will be anxiously waiting the NCHSAA Class 2A play-off pairings to be announced this afternoon.  Coach Robbie Priest and the players are hopeful of hosting the first game.  They finished 3rd in conference play.

West Bladen completed regular season play with a 2-9 record.  The got off to a 2-0 start under the direction of new coach Todd Pait, but were unable to better that record.

Yes, I must admit I missed broadcasting games, but after 50 years, just time to call it quits.  And, the fact that there was no FM station close by to partner with, made the decision easy.

The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do and something to hope for.   Tom Bodett

You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.  I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will live as one.  John Lennon