For The Week Of Nov. 10-16
60 Years Ago
• The Woman’s Society of Christian Service of Pleasant Plains Methodist Church, Buies Creek held its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. Glenn Ennis. Mrs. Malcolm Norris served as joint host. Mrs. Claude Stewart was in charge of the program for the evening that included the study of the work of Woman’s Society of Christian Service. Refreshment were served to 16 members.
• Bernadette Hoyle, a wellknown North Carolina writer and photographer, was the guest speaker during a meeting of the Dunn Woman’s Club.
• The Grace Bost Book Club met at the home of Flora Holt. Fall flowers decorated the home. Mrs. S.J. Clark Sr. presided and was in charge of the program during which classical music was played. During social hour, the hostess served a dessert course along with coffee.
• The Louise Hill Circle of the First Baptist Church met at the home of Mrs. Simpson Guins. Mrs. Joe Tyndall presided over the meeting. Mrs. B.F. Patterson led the prayer and Mrs. Wilbert Tyson read the scripture. A program on “Youth In Christ” was given by Mrs. Tyndall and Mrs. Tyson. Mrs. Obie McLean taught the second in a series of chapters from the mission book, “Continent In Commotion.” The hostess served pimento cheese sandwiches, potato chips, fruit cake and coffee.
• The Men’s Fellowship Club of Erwin Methodist Church entertained the high school football players with a turkey dinner. Six tables were covered with white tablecloths. Red berries in football helmets decorated the table.
50 Years Ago
• David Raynor of Erwin received at scholarship from East Carolina University.
• Everette Barefoot of Erwin was honored for academic excellence at North Carolina State University by election into the National Honor Society.
• Dr. Wilbert Jackson, a native of Spivey’s Corner, attained the all-time worldwide attendance record in Rotary International.
• Members of the Cards ’n’ Gossip Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. Roy Burch. The hostess served nuts, gingerbread topped with whipped cream, lime punch, coffee, hot tea and apple juice.
• First Baptist Church Juniors along with the Junior High Choir were treated to a wiener roast with all the trimmings. Attending were: Cynthia Elmore, Jennie Williams, Jill Ciccone, Beth Ausley, Debbie Hudson, Hope Cannady, Claudette Tart, Martha Cannady, Mary Sue Satterfield, Patricia Parker, Sarah Ruark, Teresa Riddle, Nan Pope, Pam Hodges, Carla Bagley, Sandy Proctor, Matthew Cannady and Michael Proctor.
40 Years Ago
• Members of Divine Street Methodist Church began their Pony Express Stewardship Drive.
• Joyce McLamb served as hostess of the Milam Circle of the Leslie United Methodist Church. Presiding over the session was the president, Lucille May, who opened the meeting with prayer. The hostess was in charge of the devotional and scripture was read from Job. Guests enjoyed pecan pie a la mode with potato chips, coffee and iced drinks.
30 Years Ago
• Barbara James was the guest speaker at the Dunn Aglow Chapter.
• Old-Fashion Day was held at Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
20 Years Ago
• Brenda Blalock was named Principal of the Year at Western Harnett Middle School.
— Melody Brown-Peyton