The Pink Hill Review
"Serving Pink Hill, Deep Run, Albertson, Beulaville, And Their Surrounding Areas"
? VOL. 6 NO. 40 2 KENANSVILLE, NC 28349 OCTOBER 4. 1984
I Mormon Missionaries
Janet Weis and Paulene Kunz are Mormon missionaries with the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Woodington Ward. Janet, left, 21, hails
from Winton, California. She has three sisters and two brothers. She enjoys
basketball and loves the outdoors, camping, hiking and horseback riding. She .
says, "My favorite thing about the South is biscuits and gravy." Paulene is
from Bern. Idaho, and is 23. She-has one sister and five brothers. Her dad is a
farmer, growing wheat and barley. She loves music and sports. She has been
on the mission for over a year. Paulene enjoys the Southern people.,
? Hobby Turns Into
The title is not a new one, for
many small businesses siart as a
backyard hobby. Hinkle's Nursery, a
three-acre canned, broadleaf ever
/v green and azalea liner operation
" located in Beulaville is such a
The nursery was started by
Nathan "Nat" Hinkle more than a
dozen years ago as his way of
relaxing from long selling trips. He
enjoyed growing and propagating
azaleas and found there is a market
for high quality plant materials.
Today the nursery roots about one"
million azalea liners (about 150
cultivars) during the summer
^ months. The rooted cuttings are
over-wintered in greenhouses and
sold during winter and spring
During this time, Nat's son, Disel,
was growing up in the business. It
was Nat's hobby and a business for
Disel, who enrolled in Lenoir Com
munity College's horticulture pro
gram in Kinston. Upon graduation in
the spring of 1980, Disel started^
running the nursery full-time for his
After four years, a few changes
have occurred. As of 1984, Disel is
the sole owner of Hinkle's Nursery
and this spring Disel's wife had a
fine healthy boy, who perhaps may
follow in his father's steps. Nat will
not be far from the business and may
start some new venture in the near
The nursery is worth a visit if vou
are in the area to see where a hobby
can lead. The nursery may be
reached by writing Hinkle's Nursery,
P.O. Box 441, Beulaville, NC 28518.
Crime Of The Week
Lenoir County Sheriffs deputies
are investigating the larceny of a
riding lawnmower from the resi
^ dence of Preston Waller, Route 5,
w Box_252, Kinston, which occurred
Sept. 7. According to reports, the
mower was taken from a barn behind
Waller's residence. The mower was
described as being an International
Cub Cadet riding lawnmower, model
1200, serial no. 542163, yellow and
white, with blue stickers across the
hood. Total value was approximately
Lenoir County Crime Stoppers will
pay for information leading to the
arrest and indictment of the thief or
thieves. The amount of the reward
depends on the seriousness of the
crime and value of the information.
Anyone having information in this
crime or any crime is asked to call
523-4444 weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to
5 p.m. Callers need not give their
names as all callers remain anony
MS Fund Drive
^ Barbara T. Elmore will lead the i
Pink Hill area appeal for multiple
sclerosis. The Hot Dog Wagon will
be at the Pink Hill Fire Department
Oct. 11, 12 and 13 for the purpose of i
raising funds for MS.
Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological
disease affecting the brain and
spinal cord. It is not contagious nor is
it a mental disease. There are more
than 500,000 people in America with
Funds will be used to expand
research, chapter services, and
public education for residents of
eastern North Carolina.
Your help would be greatly appre
Pink Hill To Sponsor Jail-A-Thon
Pink Hill residents will have an
opportunity to take out a "warrant"
for their next door neighbor, the
mayor, their minister, or other
"criminals" when a Jaif-a-thon for
the benefit of the American Cancer
Society is held Oct. 18-19. This
first-time event for Pink Hill should
be a great success if the results in
other communities such as Mount
Olive and Kenansville are used as
examples. Over $8,000 was raised in
each town for the American Cancer
During the event, you may tele
phone the "Jail." a wooden struc
ture resembling a jail cell which will J
be located at the First Citizens Bank 1
in Pink Hill. During the phone call a
you give the name of the person you
wish to be "arrested" b> off-dutv
policemen and the location where the
"criminal" may be found.
Arrest fees are $20 per person and
the "bail" for the "criminal" will be
a minimum of $100, but will be
higher for more desperate or vicious
offenders. The participants are
brought to the "jail" and given
telephones to call their friends,
neighbors and relatives to obtain
pledges for the ACS. These pledges
onstitute the person's "bail."
Jsually only one hour or less is spent
t the site. The Jail-a-thon is
scheduled from 12 noon to 5 p.m. on
Oct. 18 and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
on October 19.
Hobby Becomes FulMime Business
Lenoir School ~
Monday - chick fillet or hot dog,
french fries, peas and carrots, pine
apple salad, hamburger or hot dog
Tuesday - spaghetti or sloppy joe,
tossed salad, buttered corn, fruit,
roll or hamburger roll
Wednesday - manager's choice
Thursday - beef stew or sub
sandwich, fried okra, green beans,
fruit cup, apple sauce, rice
Friday - barbecue or fish sand
wich, carrot-cabbage slaw, baked
beans, fruit, hamburger roll, lemon
A choice of '/i-pt. of whole, sweet
acidooholus or flavored low-fat milk
is offered with all meals. "Each
school also offers a variety at extra
items for sale.
MOVIE AT LIBRARY
The Etta Jones Turner Memorial
Library will show the movie, "Snow
White and the Seven Dwarfs" on
Wednesday, Oct. 10. Preschool story
hour is Monday mornings at 10 a.m.
and bedtime story hour is held on
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ?
Vtrnon Pork Mall
For All Your Bath & Bedding Needs.
We Have An Outstanding
Selection To Choose From
CT) Jgarrs Linen Closet, Inc
J I \ Easlam Carolina's linasl and most complala linan and balh shop
? jean J Creech 3us(919) 523 2218
^\ Kinston North Carolina 285Q1
B.F. Grady Fall Festival
Saturday, October G
Barbecue Pork Plates 4 til 9 P.M.
Cake Walks, Grab Bags, Sweet Shop,
Ring Toss, Huge Auction 6t
To Be Given Away
To Winning Ticket Holders
All Proceed s Go To
ES.F. Grady School Expenditures
The Public Is Invited
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