For The Week Of Feb. 9-15

. A formal teenage dance was held at the area country club. A Valentine’s motif was used for the decorations. As guests arrived they registered by dropping their cards for boys and girls which later was used for a no-break Valentine dance. The box with the girls’ names was used to select “Queens of Hearts.” Selected were Sharron Wilbourne of Lillington and Helen Butt of Dunn.

Mrs. Bob Bost and Mrs. Pat Lynch served refreshments. Chaperones for the 60 guests were Mrs. Lynch, Mrs. Bost Mrs. Dwight Mattox, Mrs. Wesley Coats and Mrs. Jerry Butler.

. Jerry Withers of Route 1, Broadway, and John Page of Route 3, Dunn, were awarded scholarships by six Harnett County banks to the Short Course in Mordern Farming. These banks were: The Bank of Lillington; Commercial Bank and First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Dunn; First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Angier; First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Coats; and the Durham Bank and Trust Company in Erwin.

These scholarships were presented by Roger Mann of the Bank of Lillington, who was serving as key banker for Harnett County in 1958.

. E.L. “Larry” Smith Jr., assistant manager of Central Carolina Bank’s Erwin office, was promoted to assistant treasurer, according to an announcement from W.H. Harrington, the bank’s manager and assistant vice president.

. Sam Miriello, prominent Dunn insurance and real estate executive, was elected president of the Dunn Board of Realtors for the coming year. As president of the local board, Mr. Miriello also served as a director of the State Board of Realtors. He succeeded Ellis Barbour as president of the local organization.

. The A& P grocery store was advertising 1 1/2-pound loaves of bread, two for 49 cents; a 1-pound bag of Eight O’Clock coffee for 49 cents; bone-in chuck roasts for 37-cents a pound; and smoked picnics for 35-cents a pound.

. Members of East Erwin Baptist Church honored their pastor, the Rev. Leon Hawks, and his family at an appreciation day dinner. Henry Simpson, superintendent of Mission for the Little River Baptist Association, and his wife were guests for the affair. Approximately 150 members and friends enjoyed the occasion.

. Mrs. Bill Lanier and Mrs. J.R. Ennis hosted the meeting of the Erwin Garden Club. The session was led by Mrs. H.Q. Beard, president. Present for the meeting were Mrs. E.H. Bost, Mrs. B.B. Hudson, Mrs. Leonidas Jackson, Mrs. Gilbert Woodworth, Mrs. J.A. Holmes, Mrs. Graham Stewart, Mrs. Donald Davis, Mrs. C.A. Parker, Mrs. B.G. Thomas, Mrs. H.Q. Beard and Mrs. V.C. Swanson.

. Den 1 of Pack 719, sponsored by Westfield Baptist Church, visited the “Dinosaurs Alive!” exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Cub Scouts attending were: William Bates, Josh Beasley, Jason Bethea, Dallas Dafford Jr., Michael Phillips, Chris Sinclair, Robert Strickland, Ryan Tew, Royce Wetzner and Brian Wilkinson.

In attention to Den Leaders Bill Bates and Linwood Beasley, Dennis and Pam Strickland and Hank Bethea also attended.

. Mingo Baptist Church honored Nora Barefoot Butler for her many years of service to the church, where she served as church pianist, choir director, children’s Sunday school teacher, director of the Women’s Missionary Union, church committee member and associational representative.

Tributes were given by Louise Jackson, Wilma Lee, Beverly Warren and Jamie Barefoot, her granddaughter.

— Laura Patterson McHale



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