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Thoughts While Shaving for October 17

Pray for our county, state and national leaders. Confusion at every level.

NFL action tonight … Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos … game time 8:20 p.m.

MLB playoffs today … Houston Astros at New York Yankees … game time 8:05 p.m. Astro lead series 2-1. Series winner meets Washington Nationals in World Series.

Lower Cape Fear Hospice sponsoring workshops about Dementia, November 7 at Western Prong Baptist Church, 167 Peacock Road, Whiteville … a morning session from 9-11:30 a.m. and an afternoon session, 1-3:30 p.m. The educational and interactive workshop will review normal aging in place, the symptoms of dementia, the Positive Approach to Dementia Care, and improving quality of life through the power of music. The workshop is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register contact Kelly Cahill at 910-796-7922 or or Holly Pilson at 910-274-0339 or Western Prong is located just off US 701 between Clarkton and Whiteville.

Bladenboro’s Beastfest set for October 25 & 26.

Weather forecast today … Sunny, high in mid 60s … west wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

This evening, clear with a low around 44, sunny Friday with a high same as today and northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

Temps Saturday and Sunday in the low to mid 70s. Chance of rain in the 40 to 50% range…

Fall has arrived…

Early voting is underway in local municipal elections. Check our News Page for time and place or contact the Bladen County Board of Elections.

Check our Sports page for a complete line-up of sports activities.
JV football 6:30 p.m. today:
St. Pauls at East Bladen
West Bladen at West Columbus.

“Never let yesterday use up too much of today.” Will Rogers

“You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” Bob Hope

“There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It’s up to you to decide what to do with them.” Jim Valvano

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