North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 31
|i 11J
Program Director Mitch Rus
sell ready for a news spot on
WKYK Radio Station Goes
On Air
“WKYK, coming in loud and
clear.” That is the word throu
ghout the area.
Burnsville’s Rad'o Station
WKYK went on the air last Sun
day at 1:00 p. m. with good lis
, ening.
•*' ne\y clear cljpnnel station
broadcast has bedn picked up
. clearly by traveling local peo
ple at Black Mounta n, Asheville,
jH Morgan ten, Arden and surround-/
ling territory.
jf: Since Sunday the 1000 watt
station has been broadcasting
from 6:30 a. m. to 8:30 p. m.,
and will continue on that sch
edule, station off cials said.
Many telephone calls and vis
its have been made to the sta
tion since it went on the air by
well-wishers. The staff has been
C'mmended for the clar ty of
the station and the distinct an
Manager of the new station is
Lee Childress, who came here
with Mrs. Childress and sons,
Terry and Timmy from Mt.
Airy, N. C. They reside in
Other members of the staff
include Mitch Russell, announ
cer, program and news director,
who came here from Thomas
ville, N. C.; Stan Smith, an
nouncer, from Rutherfordton,
N. C.; part-tme announcer,
Wade Holder of Spruce Pine;
and Miss Barbara Honeycutt.
Station WKYK began taking a
part in the religious life of the
county Monday mem ng with a
devotional period at 9:15 a. m.
The Morning Devotion is being
taken this week by Rev. Harold
McDonald, pastor of First Bap
tist Church here. And each week
a d fferent minister in the coun
ty will hold the devotional ser
vice from 9:15 a. m. to 9:30
a. m.
Each Sunday morning from
11:00 to 12:00, service will be
broadcast from one of the local
churches, Next Sunday morning
the service will ceme from First
\ Baptist Church. Following that,
the Sunday Morning Hour will
be alternated from a different
local church in Burnsville, sta
tion officials said.
Burnsville, N.C.
Burnsville’s new Radio Station
Micaville Church
To Be Dedicated
The dedication of the remod
eled M caville Presbyterian
Church will take place Sunday,
June 4, at 2:00 p. m. The speak
er for the occasion will be Dr.
L. B. Gibbs, Executive Secre
tary of Holston Presbvtery, U.
S. Invitations have been issued
to all former pastors, members
and friends of the church.
A p cnic dinner will be served
in the fellowship hall following
the morning worship service.
All friends are invited to come
and br ng a picnic basket.
Blood mobile
Here June 6
The last visit of the year 1966-
67 of the Bloodmobile from the
Amercan Red Cross Regional
Blood Center to Yancey County
will be at the Armory n Burns
ville from 1:00 p. m. to 6:00 p.
m„ June 6.
The local Red Cross officials
have made the following arran
gements: Volunteer doctor cov
erage will be provided by Dr.
Stan’ey P. Urquhart. Miss Wan
da Edwards will be tile Region
al nurse, Mrs. Alma Holcombe
and her Gray Lad es w'll keep
records and the Metrodist wom
en of the Higgins Memorial
Church will have charge of the
Yancey County is behind in
its quota for the year and E. L.
Dill ngham. Blood Program
Cha rman, said, “that he hoped
that everyone would cooperate
in making it possible for Yancey
to meet its quota and exceed it.”
Dedicated To The Progress Os Yancey County
Summer Schedule For Parkway
Playhouse Announced
plete summer schedule for the
Parkway Playhouse in Burns
ville has been announced by
Ralph Kerns, managing direc
tor, of the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro.
“Pool’s Paradise” will open
the 2ist season for Parkway,
starting July 28, with add tional
1 performances July 29, 31 and
August 1. “Angel Street,” the
mystery-thriller from which the
movie "Gaslight” was made,
will show August 4,5, 7, 8. “Ev
erybody Loves Opal” on August
11, 12, 14, 15; an old fashioned
melodrama on August 18, 19, 21,
22; and fnally, “Once Upon A
Mattress,” the musical in which
Carol Burnett starred, on Aug
ust 25, 26, 28, 29.
Students from approximately
nine states will arrive to begin
a s x-weeks session of concen
trated theatrical study and acti
vity July 18. Seven courses for
college credit will be taught in
the dramatic arts and four col
lege “directors will produce five
A high school oraWtr prr'gram
is also offered by the Parkway
Playhouse. High school stud
ents who have competed their
junior year are still elig b’e to
apply for the summer session.
Staff of the Parkway Play-
Wm 'WBmmKm
Miss Patsy Hughes
The twenty-eighth annual Tar
Heel Girls’ State will be held
June 25, July 1, 1967 at the Uni
vers ty of North Carolina at
Greensboro. It is sponsored by
the American Legion Auxiliary,
Department of North Carolina.
The local unit is Earl Horton
Post No. 122.
The Tar Heel G ris’ State was
originated and established in
1940 by the American Legion
Auxiliary, Department of North
Carol na as an Americanism pro
ject to orovide for high school
girls of the state an opportunity
to study and practice citizenship
in a democracy. For twenty
seren years it has developed
v.ithin several thousand young
Tfcmdoy, June 1, 1967
Local Girls Will Attend
Girls’ State
house includes Ralph Kerns,
UNC-G, managing director;
Garden Bennett, Univers : ty of
Miami, Fla.; Lauren K. Woods
111, Monmouth College, N. J.;
C. Robert Jones, Gardner-Webb
College; Terry Bennett, Gusta
vus Adolphus College, Minn., Ja
charge of scenery; James Tro-
Vacation Bible Schools To
Begin In Many Churches
OL TIME at First Baptist
Church, beginning with PRE
PARATION DAY June, 2, 8:30-
10:30 a. m.
ture fun, games, refreshments,
regstration and worsh p. Hand
work will also be done on that
day in each department. All age
groups 3 to 16 are inyited. Nur
sery care will be provided for
workers with very \ small child
ren. u
All-teachers and ch ldren are
urged to be present for this very
important day.
Vacation Bible School will get
underway in earnest on Monday,
the sth, when all children and
teachers are to be on the job
promptly at 8:30 for intensive
Miss Peggy Higgins
leaders a deeper sense of their
responsibilities as c’tizens and
proved to be a practice source
of instruction in the structure
and operation of state govern
The body politics of 1967
Girts’ State will be composed
of 300 girls. The two girls re
presenting Earl Horton P-'st 122
are chosen from the rls ng sen
ior class of the high schools.
From Cane River High School
is Miss Peggv Higgns, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hig
gins, RFD 1, Relief. Mirs Patsy
Hughes, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Hughes oi Burnsville
is from East Yancey High
Ntiikur Forty
mas, Mars Hill College, business
and promotion manager; Mrs.
Evelyn Wnston, Stratford Col
lege, Danville, Va., in charge of
the high school program.
The management of Parkway
Playhouse was bW «wer list
summer by the Theatre of
Bible study, crafts, mus e, and,
on the lighter s : de, games and
refreshments. School will close
promptly at 11:30.
Any child needing transporta
tion is invited to call the church
off ce and arrangements will be
made for a r'de both to and
from school.
AH children who regularly at
tend First Baptist Sunday School
are expected to attend Vacation
Bible School; all other children
not enrolled in their own Vaca
tion B ble School are
.invited to join with us in three
hours of worship, study, and
ODIST ..CHURCH. Daily Vacation
Chun#* School w'll begn with
"Rajtly Day” on Sunday, June
Classes will begin on Monday,
June 5 at 9 o’clock and will run
until 11:00 a. m. School will con
tinue each day through Friday,
June 16.
All Higgins Memor al Method
ist children between ages 3 to
12 are expected to attend Daily
Vacation Church School. All
other children in this age group
will be welcome.
A p cnic will be held at the
reme of Mrs. W. K. Banks
on June 15.
The commencement program
and awarding of cert ficates will
be held Sunday morning, June
18th, at 9:45 a. m.
The planning committee has
been fortunate in lining up an
excellent group of teachers.
They are: Mrs.'Martha Westall,
Mrs. Luc lie Piercy, Mrs. Mar
garet Laughrun, Mrs. Mary Ann
Wampler, Mrs. Becky Gillespie.
Mrs. Joe Edge, Mrs. L'nda
Edge, Mrs. Betty Ann Young,
Mrs. Coupey, Mrs. Ailene Big-'
gerstaff, Faye Letterman, De
nise Piercv. Jeanne Biggerataff
and Pam Edge.
. The Newdale Pres
byterian Church Vacation Bible
School will begn Monday morn
ing, the sth, at 9:00 a. m., and
run to 11:30. There will be Bible
study, crafts, singing, refresh
ments and fun for all children
attending. All children of the
church are expected to be on
hand, and ch Idren of the com
munity not enrolled in their own
church school are invited.
The South Estatoe Baptist
Church will start their Vacation
Bible School Monday, the Bth,
at 8:30. All children of the com
munity are welcome to attend.

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