The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, May 10, 1977, Image 1
THE TUESDAY EDITION tubsdat. mat m. tan KlhG? MOUriTWM MIRROR-HGRMD 15‘ $50,000 Grant For Rec Okayed Ttie City of King! Mountain hu been notified of application approval by the N. C. Department at Natural and Economic Reiources for a <00,000 grant for Improvements at John H. Moss Lake. Mayor John Moss made the an nouncement at Monday night’s city commissioners meeting. He said the N. C. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation must give final an^troval, "but I foresee no problen^ with getting that approval." 'The <00,000 grant wlU be used to construct a fishing pier, patron parking area with 44 spaces, a boat and trailer parking area with 33 spaces and an adjacent overflow paritlng area at Moss Lake. Mayor Moss said he was notified by letter from Howard Lee, secretary of the natural and economic resources department of the grant approval. Senior Play Set Tonight The curtain goes up tonight at 7:80 p. m. In B. N. Barnes Auditorium on "Lock, Stock and Lipstick," a hilarious three-act comedy to be presented by members of the KMSHS Senior Class. Admission Is <1 for students and <3 ,, for adults. The play», set In the counseling oiXice of a school, Is under the direction of Oene Alexander. Wesley Nalrron as the hlg^ school guidance counselor and Sharon Pniltt as a young college student In her flrat year of counseling have the lead roles of the comedy. Nairon, who abhors the young teacher at first sight and hates the litter of tbigemall polish she leaves behind on hla desk, learns to Ukeherand her method of counseling problem students. By end of the second act, the play becomes almost a love story ' as romance blossom among students who visit the guidance counselors. It Is the annual senior class play and U students have roles In the production. Crime Unit At Church The city's new crime prevention bureau la now located In the former Kings Mountain Baptist Church Scout Hut and the telephone number , la 789-7444. Ptl. Houston Corn la the offlcer-ln- charge and Invites local cltlsens to contact him for speaking engagements and demonstrations on crime prevention. Home owners who wish to have their resldeneoa checked for security reasons and suggested changes and addltkms are also Invited to contact Officer Com who said he would be happy to aaalBt home owners In making their homea more secure against burglary and break-ln. A second staff change In the Kings Mountain Police Department assigns Ptl. David Bridges as planner for the police department He Is responsible for all planning, evaluation of projects, surveys, statistical data required by local, state and federal governments on f crime trends and analysis, working with Chief Earl Lloyd on short range and long range planning for ths department. Both new positions are funded with federal Law Enforcement Assistant Act grants obtained this year by the dty. A budget of <14,000, with five percent furnished by ths city for the first two years, has bean allocated to the planner's office. For the crime prevention bureau, a budget of <33,000 has been set up with 90 percent local monies. The van with printed materials, audio visual aids, locks and other crime prevention equipment for demon stration purposes. Is on order. The application was made by the Kings Mountain Lake Authority and the city board and was supported by the area senators and represen tatives In Raleigh. The mayor said the ai^Ucatlon was submitted In October 1970 and has taken until now to receive action by the state. “This construction Is the second of a five phase Improvement plan at the lake," Mayor Moss aidd. "We have about three more years to go before we can have all of outdoor recreational facilities planned become a reality." Future programs will Include the construrtlon of a marina, a services building and a camping site with 88 spaces. Also a bath house and a paddle boat dock. Existing now Is a boat launching area, ramps, parking facilities, a swimming beach and an ad ministration building. The lake Is now open for boating, siding and fishing. The swimming beach area will be open to the public on Sat., May 38. The lake faclUUee will be operational through Labor Day. "The new grant and the programs It will Implement are moat meaningful to Kings Mountains and area ciUMns," the Mayor said. “Wo are grateful to our elected representatives In the General Assembly for their support and to the state tor Its consideration.” The entire five stage Im provements program has already been designed by Gardner Oldley and Associates, outdoor recreation planners of Winston-Salem. r ^ // / \ / OVn^LOV^ -TlSmc. \ ■-<v 11 \' Junior High Open House Set Tonight Democrats Select New Officers Kings Mountain Junior High School will hold open house Tuesday night from 7 until 9 p. m. and all parents of students who will be at tending KMSH In the FaU are Invited to attend. A short program on orientation will be given and an entertainment program will be presented by The Singing Teachers and Staff of Kings Mountain District Schools under the direction of Mrs. Darrell Austin. Parents will be given an op portunity to tour the school and visit with the faculty in the work areas. said a spokesman, who added that purpose of the orientation night tonight Is to help make the transition to the next grade level as smooth as possible for the students. Present seventh graders at Central School have participated recently In special assembly programs on orientation conducted by counselors, assistant principal and student body representatives to prepare them for Junior High. Student handbooks are being prepared tor distribution to the new Junior High students. Now Democratic precinct officers and convention delegates were selected at meetings held In the East and West Kings Mountain precincts last Thursday. In the East KM precinct meeting held at the com munity center Charles Moss was re-elected precinct chairman. In the West KM meeting, held at the armory, Willard Boyles was elected chairman, replacing C. T. Carpenter Jr. Other officers elected In East KM Include Hugh Early, first vice chairman; C. A. Allison, second vice chairman; Luther Bennett, third vice chairman; and Bryant K. Orler, secretary-treasurer. West KM Democrats also selected WlUleJ.Marable, first vice chairman; ; Joyce Lee, second vice chair man; Tim Gladden, third vice chairman; and William Hager, secretary-treasurer. The East KM executive committee members selected last Thursday Include Kathleen WUaon, Rev. M. L. OampbeU, Hal 8. Plonk, Bennett Masters and Jake Crocker. West KM committee members named were Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John White, D. C. Payaour and Tom Trott. The West KM precinct Is the second Urgest In Cleveland County with 38 votes. Twenty-eight persons were named as delegates to the county Democrat convention scheduled at noon June 18 at the old cour thouse In Shelby. Those delegates Include C. T. Carpenter Jr., Marlon Carpenter, Willard Boyles, Janey Boyles, Tim Gladden, Rev. M. L. Campbell, Mrs. Norris Hunter, Kathleen Wilson, WUUe Marable, Joel Marable, William H. Hager, Ina Hager, Hal S. Plonk, Bennett Masters, Betty Masters, Dorothy 8. Hayes, Julienne Hambrlght, Myers T. Hambrlght Jr., Ms. Jake Crocker, Joyce Lee, Stephen Lee, Jerry Kings, Mrs. 8. P. Campbell, GaU B. CampbeU, GaU B. Grier, Victoria Bess, Katrina Bunia and Ursual Perry. Alternates include Ms. Ellsabetti O. Arthur, Marion Thomasaon, George B. TTiomasaon and William R. Grissom. Delegates selected to the county convention from East KM Include Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John White, D. C. Payaour, Tom Trott, Mrs. Mary Moss, Jim Crawford, Mrs. Addle Grier, BUI Cashlon, Mrs. AdeUlde Allison, Mrs. Faye Payaour, Mrs. Katherine Jamison and Mrs. Helen Logan. Eaton Executives Cominff Here Next Monday PORATION - Seated (left to rigM): Prealdeat Paid A. Executive Vice Preeideat - Corporate Developa MlUer and Ckalrmaa of the Board, E. M. de Wladt. Robert O. Brown. Portrait la baokgioaad shows J Standing (left to right): Exeontlve Vloe President, law Oriel Eataa, founder of the company. They will be I and Corporate Rriatioas, Melvin O Arnold; Exeontlve for dedication ceremonies of the new plant. . The Executive Committee of Baton Ooiporation wlU be on hand for the dedication of the Kings Moixitaln Plant of Eaton’s Trans mission Dlvtolon on Monday, May IS, It Is announced by Robert L. Richards, Group vice president — lYuck Oompononts. Baton’s Executive Committee Is composed of the chairman of the Board, B. MandeU do Wlndt; psoaldsiit; Paul A. MlUor; MelvinC. Arnold, oxsoutive vice praaldont — Law and Corporate Relations; J. Robori KUlpack, exscuttve vice president - Finance; and Robert O. Brown, executive vlee president Oorporate Dovelopmant Chairman as Wlndt wUl deliver ths main ad- fooaa at the dedication. The dedication of Eaton’s newest foclUty la the United States Is prompting the Oommtttes’s first visit to the Kings Mountain com munity. The offiosrs wiU be Jotned by various other Baton executives from World Headquarters In Oeveland, Ohio, the Transmission Division In Kalamaaoo and from oOior Baton faculties In the State of North OaroUna. Ths official dedication Is schod- ulsd to start at 10:80 a. m.ItwUlbo followed by a plant tour and a hm- ehson recaption for Invited guests and plant employes. ThsKlnpi Mountain Transmission Plant Is the fourth such foclUly of Eaton’s Transmission Division and the 18th plant for ths oompany’s Truck Components Oroiqi In the United States. Its dedication culminates a major capital In- vastment program that Rarted la 1980, and channeled over <880 Eaton truck components products worldwide. Overseas, this In vestment effort WlU stmllarly be crowned with the dedleatton of another transmission plant on Juno 14,1977, at 8t Nasalre, Fnaeo. The latter Is the first now plant Baton hasbuUtontt For more I North Carolina MOOi. Eaton’s Track Components Group Is ths manufoeturor of heavy-duty truck components Including Baton’s Fuller Roadranger twin ooun- tarshaft and Baton Snapper tran smissions; ahiBs anchor pin brakes. Baton la a manufacturer of morelal markota throughout tho world. Ita products Include truck components, materials handling T <1.8 per share.