Gloria Ann Kennedy, the daughter of Mildred S. Kennedy of Pink Hill and
the late Allen Kennedy, would like to announce her forthcoming marriage to
Dennis Robinson, the son of Juanita Robinson of Deep Run and the late
Robert Robinson. A May Sth wedding is planned at the Beulaville United
Methodist Church at five o'clock in the afternoon. No invitations will be sent.
All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend.
Time To Plan Fair Entries
First place winners at the County
Fair, like most worthwhile goals, are
achieved only by careful preparation
and planning. Now is the time to
plan your entries in the third annual
Lmpun Agribusiness fair, uctoner
As you plant your garden now,
plan on harvesting the very finest
peas, beans, corn, squash, beets,
tomatoes, and any and all other
vegetables to can for fair compe
tition. Don't forget the canned fruits
and fruit juices as well as the many
varieties of preserves and pickles
and relishes. Remember there are
standard types of containers to be
used and generally points are scored
on flavor, texture, color or clearness,
and appearance compatible to
Don't forget the categories for
breads, cakes, cookies, candies and
The clothing department will
include aprons, blazers, blouses,
dresses, gouchos, hats, housecoats,
infant garments, jumpers, jump
suits, shorts and skirts.
Needlework is always a perennial
favorite with new crafts added each
year. Everyone looks forward to
seeitij: the afghans, quilts, bed
spreads, bell pulls, crewel, cross
stitch, trapunto, tenneriffe. hem
stitching, rugs, shawls, tablecloths,
just to name a few.
Pottery, leatherwork. woodwork
ing, metalwork. and all sorts of crafts
from liquid embroidery to stuffed
toys will be shown.
Duplin and adjoining counties
have many talented artists and we
look forward again this year to oil
paintings, water colors, pastels,
drawings, acrylics, collages and
Of course, it goes without saying
no article may be submitted a second
Duplin, the Number 1 agricultural
county in the state produces Number
1 produce such as soybeans, corn,
wheat, oats, barley and the world's
finest tobacco. Also we have and will
want to enter fresh vegetables, okra,
eggplant, pepper, tomatoes, corn,
cucumbers, beans, peas, greens of
various kinds, potatoes and other
root crops. Nuts, fruits, flowers,
foliage and potted plants will vie for
prizes and ribbons will be awarded in
these and many more categories.
Complete information on depart
ments, containers, scoring and so
forth may be obtained by calling your
extension office at 296-1996, Also,
information sent to every home in
the area a month or more prior to the
fair will contain official information.
For 'Spring Fever1
Area residents may conduct postal
business outdoors this spring. Post
master Florence Brown of
the Kenansville Post Office said.
"Our rural delivery vehicles func
tion as post offices-on-wheels," ex
plained Brown. "As rural customers
catch 'spring fever,' we'll be there to
Rural carrier services include
stamp and money order sales, parcel
pickup and acceptance of registered
and express mail. Business trans
actions are completed on-the-spot at
delivery stops along each route.
"These 'open-air post offices' are
a world apart from their city coun
terparts," said Brown, "yet they
bring a wide range of postal services
right to ybur door."
"Rural delivery developed a
personal touch in its early days, she
said, "bringing families food, news
papers, tobacco, dry goods and items
that were otherwise difficult to get.
"Today, for some older residents
who live in secluded areas, rural
carriers serve as a lifeline to the
outside world, bringing food to
shut-ins during emergencies or
alerting the telephone company
when a storm interrupts service."
Likewise, on a clear spring day,
the rural carrier's post office-on
wheels makes sure some of that
personal f ch remains, 'he post
?Area Easter Services
St. John's Lodge #13, A.F. &
A.M., in Kenansville, will host
Maundy Thursday ceremonies at the
Lodge Hall on Lodge Street at 8 p.m.
on April.29. Rev. Lauren R. Sharpe,
33rd degree inspector general
honorary, will conduct the obser
vance. All Masons and men of the
community are invited. Refresh
ments will be served following the
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE
The Kenansville Jaycees will once
again sponsor the Community Easter
Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 22. ?
The service will be held at the
Ampitheater in Kenansville at 6 a.m.
Rev. Jim Harris, pastor of the
Kenansville United Methodist
Church, will bring the morning
message. Special music will be
provided by Cinthia Rogers.
Refreshments will be served after
the service. All are invited to attend.
PINK HILL SUNRISE SERVICES
An Easter Sunrise Service for the
Pink Hill community will be held
Sunday, Easter Day, at Oak Ridge
Memorial Park on Highway 11, south
of Pink Hill.
The service will begin at 5:15
a.m. ana the sermon will oe de
livered by the Rev. Larry Joyner,
pastor of the Pink Hill Church of
God. In case of rain the service will
be held at the Pink Hill United
Smith's Presbyterian Church,
Route 2, Pink Hill, invites you to a
service of Holy Communion on
Maundy Thursday , April, 19 at 7:30
Grove Presbyterian Church invites
you to a service of "Tenebrae" on
Good Friday, April20 at 7:30 p.m. ?
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