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Jim Stoveken of Ocean Isle Beach was among pilots attending a reception Sunday at the Brunswick
County Airport. Stoveken, who recently retired to Brunswick County from New jersey, said the trip
from the Ocean Isle Beach Airport to the Brunswick County Airport near Long Beach was the farthest
he's flown "Ruthie" since he moved South. The retired Johnson & Johnson surgical needle maker
built the 508-pound World War I -style aircraft in the cellar of his New Jersey home.
Two Fatal Wrecks On County Roads
a young man from Ash was
killed sometime Friday when the
truck he was driving overturned in a
ditch on Project Road (S R. 1333), a
dirt road that cuts through the Green
Swamp between Ash and Prospect.
It was the second fatality in
Brunswick County in as many
weeks, according to Trooper T.I.
Pearce of the N.C. Highway Patrol
office in Wilmington.
Marlin Dale Smith Jr., Ash, 22,
was driving a 1993 Nissan pickup
east on S.R. 1333, according to the
report filed by N.C. Highway Patrol
Trooper J.H. Kerr.
The truck traveled left of center
and ran off the left side of the high
way, struck a ditch on the left side
and went out of control. The truck
overturned, coming to rest on its top
in a deep ditch with a large drainpipe.
Smith was partially thrown from
the vehicle on impact. The report in
dicated he was not wearing a seat
Damage to the truck was estimat
ed at $8,000.
On Thursday, Nov. 4, a Lcland
woman was killed when she failed
to yield the right of way to a vehicle
on U.S. 17 at Town Creek.
Killed was Allie Marie Skipper
At approximately 7:40 p.m. Mrs.
Wescott was traveling east on Zion
Church Road (SR. 17(11) and
stopped her 1991 Oldsmobile at the
intersection with U.S. 17.
She started across the southbound
lanes of U.S. 17, failing to yield the
right of way to a southbound 1989
Ford van operated by William
Dwight Rigsby. 40, Kingstree, S.C.
The van struck Wescott 's car in
the driver's side. Trooper B.C. Jones
reported. No charges were filed.
Damage was estimated at $6,(HK)
to the van and $8,000 to the Wescott
Southport Baptist Records
Microfilmed By University
Kecords of the Southport Baptist
Church for 1871-93 recently have
been microfilmed by the N.C.
Baptist Historical Collection of the
Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake
The church now has a security
copy of its records on file in case the
original records are ever damaged or
John R. Woodard, director of the
collection, said the filmed records
will join those from nine other
Brunswick County Baptist churches
now on microfilm in the collection.
Woodard says all other North
Carolina Baptist churches ? includ
ing Missionary, Primitive and Black
Baptist churches ? may take advan
tage of the free service and have
their records preserved.
Interested churches should con
tact Woodard at (919)759-5089 or
write to him at the N.C. Baptist
Historical Collection, Z. Smith
Reynolds Library, Wake Forest
University, Box 7777, Winston
Salem NC 27109.
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