Bladen Journal- RSS Feed Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:14:15 EST 1800 Caregivers and Coffee sessions to be held at Hospice ELIZABETHTOWN — For those caring for a loved one with chronic or terminal illnesses, the journey can sometimes feel overwhelming. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:58:11 EST East JROTC holds first ‘Iron Company’ competition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:02:06 EST Game land draft plans released RALEIGH — After conducting a series of public meetings to gather input on developing management plans for game lands across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has posted draft plans for seven game lands — including one that... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:17:13 EST Tuesday roundup: Eagles’ spurt knocks off St. Pauls ST. PAULS — Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:59:09 EST USDA Disaster Assistance to help WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program for losses suffered... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:13:05 EST Donations top $2,500 so far$2500-so-far ELIZABETHTOWN — After a slow start, the Bladen Journal's annual Empty Stocking Fund got a big boost on Tuesday when more than $2,500 was delivered. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:34:08 EST Bladen County Sheriff’s Office ELIZABETHTOWN — Deputies with the Bladen County SHeriff's Office answered a total of 31 calls from the public between Nov. 18 and Nov. 25. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:58:03 EST Happy birthday! Today is East Bladen coach Ken Cross' birthday … wish him a good one! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:02:05 EST East Bladen announces its honor roll students Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:46:05 EST Up to yellow A troi of students at Bladenboro Carolina Karate recently advanced to yellow belt, Under the direction of instructor Daniel Miller, those students were: Christopher Callihan, Connor Sykes and Brody Rhodes. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:09:06 EST Lady Eagles open with win JACKSONVILLE — The Lady Eagles of East Bladen kicked off their 2014-15 season on Monday with a trip to Southwest Onslow High, and returned home with a convincing 62-38 non-conference win. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:05 EST Scout Hut on the verge of resurrection Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:57:05 EST Five steps to help N.C. grow In its upcoming session, the North Carolina General Assembly can take five tangible, feasible steps that will inspire economic growth and improve the lives of North Carolinians. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:01:17 EST Street light takes a hit, culprit sought ELIZABETHTOWN — Officials with the town of Elizabethtown are asking for the public's help in identifying the individual who struck a downtown street light post on Friday morning, damaging the light, and then left the... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:46:03 EST NCDA&CS urges shoppers to keep watch to make sure you are getting the right price at the register RALEIGH – As retail stores gear up for the busy holiday season, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges shoppers to pay attention at the register to make sure sale items are ringing up at the right price. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:12:03 EST It’s a good time to show love What everyone should know is that there is no better gift to give — even better than money can buy — and that is the gift of love, which Jesus has shown us and his heavenly father, God before him, showed us. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:56:05 EST Feeding the hungry ELIZABETHTOWN — Kathy Page, director of the Bladen Crisis Food Pantry, is often looking for food to restock the pantry or homeless folks who are in need of food and other items. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:28:13 EST Ducks blinds available before hunts RALEIGH — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:34:11 EST West’s FFA claims state championship DUBLIN — The FFA senior land-judging team from West Bladen High School captured the state championship earlier this month while competing in the 61st annual North Carolina FFA Association Land Judging Career Development Competition. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:58:02 EST Heartfelt thanks for fine care To all the doctors and nurses in the outpatient care area and in ICU at Bladen County Hospital, I would like to say you-all did a wonderful job taking care of my husband Jerry last week.Thank-you from the bottom of my heart. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:23:09 EST