Bladen Journal time capsule
— Jan. 24, 1967: Eighty people attend a dinner at the Plantation Restaurant in White Lake to honor Dallas Herring for his support to education.
— Jan. 24, 1979: Dublin Mayor James H. Freeman is charged with assault after he punches Herman K. Simpson in the mouth in Bladen County Superior Court. Simpson is being tried for the murder of Freeman’s uncle.
— Jan. 25, 1988: Clarkton’s Blue Devils whip the Acme-Delco Trojans to remain undefeated in the Southern Eight Conference at 3-0.
— Jan. 23, 2004: Centerville Baptist Church in Kelly prepares to dedicate its new church facility on N.C. 53.
— Jan. 23, 2009: Bladen County is blanketed with up to 4 inches of snow — the most significant snowfall in the county since 2003, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.
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