Greater Kings Mountain 21.914
City Limits (1966 Census) 8.256
City Limits U. S. Estimate 1970 8.476
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i M/>»in»cite Tewnihip In Qaetcm County.
Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspopei
VOL 85. No. 53
Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, December 31, 1970
PRICE TEN CENTi;
Show 1970 Busy
Retailers To Close
New Year's Day
'Majority of Kings Mountain re
tailers will be closed Friday in
observance of the New Year's day i
City halT offE:^ will be closed,
as will the Kings Mountain post-
The Kings Mountain Herald
will also be closed for the day.
By MARTIN HARMON
Kings Mountain Herald head-
• review shows Chat Kings
ntain cHizens enjoyed a busy
Two of the major news events
were the virtual completion of
the Buffalo Creek water projes:*t
and opening of 150 low-rent
ipcrhajis the major disappoint
ment of the year was the unof
ficial census count wh3ch shows' Mem'bors of the Women’s Soci-
Kings Mountain with 8476 men, I cty of Christian Service and the
women and children — a com-1 Wesleyan Service Guild of United
Call To Piayei
parativ^ely small gain. (The offi
cial census figure has not yet
been received by the mayor.)
In politics, Representative W.
K. Mauney, Jr., w'as re-elected to
the House, and J. OUie Harris
wa.s elected to the Senate. Cam
eron Ware was re-elected county
Democratic chairman, and Regan
Harper was elected a vice-chair
Central Methodist Church, of
Kings Mountain will participate
this week in one of the most im
portant annual observances of
United Mcthfxlist women through
out the United States.
The Call to Prayer and Self-De
nial focuses on prayer, a deepen-
eod spiritual life, a guided mis
sion study, and a much needed
NEW PASTOR — Rev. Ansel
Center. Jr. ol Greer. 5. C. has
assumed new postorate duties
at Piedmont Baptist church.
Water, Sewer Policy
Plans ol City
gunshot wounds of the stomach:
and chest he sustained on Dccein-'
ber 21st about 12:15 p.m.
iCarroll’s brother, Floyd Carroll,
has been charged with assttuU!
Phiier Tract Bid
The bid on the Martin Phifer
property, being sold at auction, • with a deadly weapon resulting
in de-ath, Police Chief Tom Me-
Funeral arrangements for
Charles Lewis Carroll are incom
plete but will be announced by
Harris Funeral Home.
Carroll was .shot in what Police
Chief McDe\itt described as a
Schools To Resume
Kings MDunT.**! city s'^hool?
will resume regular schodukv
The schools suspended for the
Charles Lewis Carroll, 49, died | v^hristmas holidays on December
Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. in | 22.
Charlotte Memorial hospital of
has been raised for the
The new bid of $57,542.75 was
posted by Postmaster Charles L.
Re-sale is scheduled for 11 a.
m. at the courthouse door in Shel
by on January 19.
The property, located near
pa.ssed at 98. .\mong other citi
zens who passed were Brice
Holmes Harry, of Grover, W. K.
Crook, Mrs. J. R. Davis, John E.
Gamble, Mrs. D. L. Jonas, and
Mrs. Caimpbell Phifer and George
Morrow. Herbert H. Leigh was
killed in an auto accident.
The headline resume follows:
Water Project, Disputation. A-
[i:»ng Big Events of 1969; Water
Available From BiiffaJjp
ny ^rlng; Kings Mpuntani
I self-denial offering for
Captain B. M. Ormand, among ; mission work in the United States
the city’s oldest citizen.s, died at [ and around the world. More than j Mountain high school, con
101 years and Mrs. Betty Myers 1.5 million women in 38,000 so- 131.65 acres.
cieties and guilds in all 50 states
will join in the observance.
The Call, inspired by the needs
and the opportunities to be made
possible by self-denial gifts, is
sponsored by the Women’s Divi
sion of The United Methodist
Board of Missions, is the national
body through which all local
women’s societies and guilds
jn^ng Big Events of 1969; Water .^TlvM^ajor event of the observ-
Available Fronj Buffalo
^^^y Snrlne: Kines Mount aTT^mHBRffronra^TOnrme^afiKl an
VVeUxwr.es New Year, New Decade; I inteirpr€tation''<Jf the mission pro-
Listing By Mail Is New Option;, jects for which the special offer-
County’s Highest Low Number Isj ing will be made.
13; Mayor Moss Ho.st To Viet Vet-i The Call to Prayer and Self-
erans; Taxi Service Report is Due ^ Denial for women of the Central
Tuesday; Smith Candidate For, Methodist Church will be cele-
Commission; 800 KM Pupils Could 1 brated at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.
Lose Bus; Toney Girl Wins Fir.st 6.
Baby Title; City To Seek tPictures ; ' '
of Mayors For City Hall: Mauney i W
Was First; aty Gets $28,2151 1OX lllSllIin
Parks-In Cities IGmnt R(*serva-' ^ ■
tion; Thoma.sson Man Of Year; nffAMQAW
Allen and Goforth Honored; Bob
Ma ner Fi les For Comm ission; Hi n-
nant, New C of C President; New
Industry Won’t Be Detrimental:
Harris Ending 24-Year Coroner-
ship. He May Seek Senate Seat;
Plonk May Run: Hambright Files
For Board; Burlington Gives
Tract For Park.
Voters Dixcide Water Fluorida
tion Question Saturday; White
Won’t Run, Ollie Harris An
nounces Candidacy; Mauney Files
For Re-Election; Rites Conducted
For Mrs. J. O. Plonk; HUD Grants
Additional Cash; Cansler Plans
F’orwvirded; City Will Fluoridate
Water About May 15; First Pri
mary Race; Wilson Challengt'd
by Mrs. Dedmon; Spring Political
Activity Is Increasing, Re-Match
Exp(H*ted,In 10th; Broyhill, White-
ncr Filed; Legion Top.s *69
^Bship; Cline Suit Ruling
^Fcted Friday: Work Underway
On Country Club's $180,000 Golf
Course Expansion; National Le
gion Taps Weisener; Ervin’s Rul
ing Favors City In Cline Condem
nation; City Annexation Petitions
Filed; Allen Announces For Sixth
Term; Mountaineer B<?headed,
Shelby Lion Tarred, Featiiered:
Mauney Ciiallenged By Plonk
For District House Seat; CBD:
Hearing On Planning Finds Mon-j
ey Gets Attention; John A. Bal-j
lew Wins Four-Year Morehead 1
Annual county and city tax
listing will get underway on
Num-ber 4 township listing will
be conducted at City Hall.
Edwin Moore is the tax lister
for Number 4 township. Mrs. Steve
Harmon is the tax lister for the
City of Kings Mountain.
All property owners are requir
ed to list for taxes in January
and penalties can be assesses} for
All property of value is requir
ed to be listed, including automo
biles, household goods, dogs and
Thursday At 3
Funeral rites for Andrew J.
Farrell, 74, of route 1, Grover, will
be held Thursday at 3 p.m. from
the home. Rev. Wayne Tuttle
will officiate at the final rites,
and interment will be in Anti
Mr. Farrell died Tuesday morn
ing at 10 o’clock in Cleveland
Memorial hospital after several
days illness. He was a native of
Tennes.see and a retired farmer.
Surviving are his daughter,
Mrs. Eckel Clemmons of Church
ill, Tenn.; one brother, Charles
Farrell of Greenville, S. C.; a
half-brother. Garnie Manus of
Sc;holarsh.ip Award; Buffalo Creek j Grover- three half-sisters, Mrs.
Dam Construction Began Wednes- GeorgicI Hutchins, Mrs. Virgie
day; First Stage CBD Property Ac- Adams, both of Grover, and Mrs.
quisitlons Listed by Laney; De- Nettie L. Lyte of Rodinville, Ten-
(Continued on Page Eight) ' nossee
Royal Villa Motoi Inn VTilI Open
Next Week; Equipment Is Awaited
The 106-room Royal Villa Motor
Inn will open sometime next
^ week. President Hugh Johnston
.Mr. Johnston said twx) pieces of
kitchen equipment are en route
but the shipments were delayed
in the rush of Christmas traffic.
‘ 'A dish washer is en route from
‘ '^tChi’cago, and a steam cabinet is
'-Jam route from Louisiana.
^B'Other than that," Mr. Johns-
non added, “we are just about
• ready and arc now making up
ated with .shag carpet floor cov
ering. A color television set is in
each room, which" are heated and
cooled with an electrically oper
ated heating unit.
The dining room will seat 200
and Another large room is avail-
aible for parties and club meet
The motel wa.s erected at a
cast in excess of a million dol
Bates will be $10 single, $13
double, and $15 family.
Opcniing had originally been
age on at least 15 qiKirter hours
of work with no grade below C.
Listed from Cleveland County
Kathy Ann Austell, a freshman,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
F. Austell of Earl; Jill Wright
Blalock, a senior, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde T. Wright of
Shelby; Rickey Dean Camp, a
sophomore, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Mack R. Camp of Kings Mountain.
Katrina Jam Crowder, a fresh
man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. Gene Crowder of Shelby; De
lores Kay Dixon, a freshman,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill M.
Dixon of Shelby; Sharon Denise
Gold, a junior, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John F. Gold of Grover;
Phyllis A. Grigg, a fresman,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert 1
W. Grigg of Shelby.
Billy Fain Hamrick, a senior,
is the son of Mrs. Broadus Ham
rick of Shelby; Rachel Ann Hest
er, a junior, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Hester of Boiling
Springs; Janet Ivester, a junior,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. V.
Ivester of Lawndale.
Hilda Lee Lower>', a senior,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
H. Lowery of Kings Mountain:
Susan Fay Owens, a freshman,
daughter of Mr. and Mis. .Wx D.
Ov\’cns of Kings Mountain. Kaih>
Renee Panther, a * sophomore,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Panther of Shelby.
Ronald Alfred Peeler, a junior,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn A.
Peeler of Lawndale; Van Alton
Pernell, a junior, son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Pernell of Shelby; Lin
da F. Proctor, a freshman, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Proctor
Marsha Brooks Putnam, a sen
ior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Marshall H. Brooks of Shelby;
Kathy Jean Rhoden, a sophomore,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
W. Rhoden of Shelby. .
John Harry Roberts, a senior,
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Harry
Roberts of Boone; Anita Karan
Seism, a senior, fiaughtor of Mr.
and Mrs. Johnnie G. Seism of
^elby: Marlene Amanda Sii>e, a
sophomotre, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur H. Sipe of Shelby.
Patricia J. Warlick, a fresh
man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Forrest R. Warlick of Shelby;
Shelia Lynn Warlick, a senior,
daughter of Mr. and Mts. Robert
D. Warlick of SheJiby.
Joanne Yates, a fre.‘?h'man,
daughter of Mr. and Joseph
C. Yates of Shelby; WiUiam Car
los Young, a junior,
William C. Kelly has been re
elected Master of Fair\iew Lodge
339 AF & Ml for the coming year
and will be installed, along with
otner officers, Manrlay night at
7:30 at Masonic Hall.
Other now officers include
James Danin Chastain, senior
warden; George Bowen, junior
"long standing family feud" andl warden; Thomas Tindall, .secre-
other alleged participants, Larry | tory; and Bobby C. Bridge-;, three
Lewis Carroll and Harold Ray' year trustee.
Lingerfelt were charged with as-!
sault with a deadly weapon with; « *
intent to kill on tie day of the
alleged shooting. Their hearing in '
District Court is set January 6th.
Police were also holding a sirnH^r
warrant for the deceased man. j Maxie Pearson Ledbetter.
A native of Cherokee County.' 2, Shclbv, died Mondav
Charles Lewis Carroll was a son; home
oif William K. Carroll of Kings 1 ^ Cleveland County.
Mountain and the late Mrs. Car- daughter of the late
roll and was a veteran of service] j p Eunice Weaver Pearson
during World War II. He j ^ rnember of Flint HHl Bap-
- - - - , - ; Hst Chu vh. ^ .
Gastonia. » Survivors include her husband
Besides his father and brother, j q q Ledbetter; five sons, Ray,
he is survived by his wife, Mr.s.,Everett Bob and Marvdn
Opal Lingerfelt Carroll; three I n^dbetter. all of Rt. 2 Shelby:
sons, Charles Frank, BeKin Floyd daughters, Mrs. Marshal
J and Larry Unvis Carroll, all of leaver and Miss Brenda K. Led
the home; three daughters, Airs.; better of Rt. 2, Shelby; one broth
On Dean's List
BOONE — A total of 1,096
scholar.s, nearly 20 per cent of
the undergraduate student body,
have earned Decin’s List honors
for the fall quarter at Appala-
student must maintain a B aver
Brenda Hodges of Orlando. Fla.,t Pearson of Rt. 2. Shelby.
Carol Ann Carroll and Shirley sisters, Mrs. P. A. Hawkins
Carroll of the home; two broth-Kiu'^s Mountain, Mrs. D. E.
ers, Thomas Everett Carroll and
Melvin Haskell Carroll of Kings
Mountain; and three sisters. Mrs.
Virgil Walters of Chula Vista,
Ca-Uf., Mrs. Efhol Bush of Kings
Mountain and Mrs. Lois Hunt-
singer of Bessemer City. Seven
grandchildren also survive.
Rufus Lee Dedmon, 74, of Rt.
6, Shelby, died at 61*15 a.m. today
at ClevelanU Memorial hospital.
He was a retired cari'^nter
and the son of the late James
Monroe and Florancc Jane
Survivors include two daugh
ters, Mrs. Lewis Gene Yarhro of
Shelby and Mrs. EH>ert Costner
of Shelby; three brothers, Alon
zo Dedmon, George Dedmon and
Spurgeon Dt^imon, all of Shelby;
five sisters, Mrs. Kathleen Allen.
Mrs. D. C Pruitt and Mrs. Dock
Glascoe, all of Shelby, Miss Ma
tilda Dedmon of Kings Moun
tain and Airs, Brady Dover of
Grover; seven grandchildren.
lie was a member of Ross
Grove Baptist Ciiurch where
funeral services will be bel^ at
11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev.
Curtis Bundy officiating. The bo-
i'y will lie in stale from 10:30
until 11 a.m. Burial will follow in
the church cemetery.
The body will remain at Pal
mer Mortuary where the IfamiJy
will lereive Irionds from 7 luaitil
Webb, Mr.s. Ralph Ilarrill and
Mrs. Ralph Blanton of Rt. 2, Shel
by, Mrs. Buford Hopper. Mrs. Har
Ian Blanton -and Mrs. Colls Blan
ton of Belmont and Mrs. Carl
Blanton of Mount Holly; and 13
Funeral services were conduct
ed at 3 p.m. Wcxlno.^day at Flint
Hill Baptist church by the Rev. E
J. Brown and the Rev. C. W,
Walker. Burial was in Cleveland
Piedmont Biiptist church will
hold a Watch Night servltx? on
Now Year’s Ev'e beginning at
p.m. December 31st and continu
ing until the arrival of the New
Special singing by the Stepp
Family of Tuxedo, N. C. and lo
cal groiq>s will be featured and
the interested public is invited to
attend, said Rev. Ansel Center
Jr., new pastor of the church
Guest ministers for the service
will include Rev. C. C. Parker
Marion, formerly of Kings Mviun
tain Rev. Eugene W. Land, pas
tor of Second Baptist church here
and Rev. Weston Schools of Y’ork
The Sacrament of the Lord’s
Supper will bc» observed at tlie
Sunday morning worship hour
at 11 o’clock Sunday at Kings
Mountain Baptist church.
Homes 01 Care Hopes To Begin
Nursing Home Facility February 1
By martin HARMON
Homt's of Care hopes to start
conslrutiion of a nursing home
and conv*ale.soont center by Feb
ruary 1, C, D. Stone, of Green
ville, S. C., said Wednesday.
on Sij)es street on propt'-rty al
ready acquired by Kings Moun
tain Nursing Home and Convales
cent Center and the facility will
be named Kings Mountain Home
Mr. Stone .said the facility will
Mr. Stone said the facility will | be decorated with bright
contain from 85 tvi 190 beds, will
be of most modern construction
and modernly oquipjH'd and will
son of Mr. * cost from $(^,000 to $650,000.
Lamar L. Young, Sr. of I
The motel is handsomely deicor- i set for New Year's day.
Kings Mountain Kiwanlans
will gather Thursday evening
at 6:45 p.m. for a dinner meet
ing at the Woman’s club. A
regular program is not planned.
The facility will be an H-shap-
ed building, with administrative
offices, kitchen, lounge areas,
chapel, bc^auty and barber shop
in the center.
Plans are well underway and
will meet requirements
State Board of Health.
The building will be
and that visiting hours will
observed thnnighout tlie day and
He described the facility as
‘‘skijlod’’ type' of nursyig home.
Homes of Care,.is part-owmer
15 nursing home facilities. Mr,
"Kings Mountain needs a facil
ity of this type, and we expect
Adoption of a water policy and
a s(*\v(T policy will higlilight city
l>lans for the coming year. Mayor
John Hc:iry Mr>ss said Wednes
day, and will be developed in the
fir<t quarter of 1971.
The Mayor said:
"The water policy will have
far-reaching elhxls on the e(X)-
nomic deveU>;)ment of the Kings
Mountain area and should bene-
evory citizen. Via the .sewer
)licy the city will tx>ntinue to
modernize and expand sewer
service and will announce a pro
ram to implement it in late
The community center has
hKon equipped with approximate
ly 3000 seats for basketball, the
lichen has boon partially equip-
r*ed and food service is availa-
bl(*. The day care center is being
'lanned to opc'n by Fc'bruary 15.
A sound .system lias bc'on install-
d. and offices at the center
house the employment security
ommi^^sion, the countj' health
department, the veteran’s service
■ffice and civil defense. Classes
ire being conducted in sewing,
cake decorating, and flower ar
Ten additional units of publi'-c
liousing are scheduled to be
eady for occupancy by February
The Can.sler street improv’o-
ment project is scheduled for
completion by May 1 and I hope
and expect the State Highway
emmission will announce plans
!or the U. S. 74 by-pass in 1971.
"The Mayor’s industrial com
mittee will continue to .seek new
industry and to help existing
firms in expansions, thereby en
larging the economic base of the
community. The city will con
tinue to work witli builders to
provide adequate housing.
I expect 197T to be a bright
and e.vciting year for the City
of Kings Mountain and its citi
of the I it to be of groat service to the
! community," Mr. Stone comment-
Arnold Beaufort Philbeck, 63,
if Rt. I, Gro\er has been charg
cd with murder in conection with
the Christmas Day shooting death
>f his son-in-law, Charles Ed
mund Sanders, 34, of Kings
.According to investigating of
ficer Deputy Sheriff Wilbur Ben
ton, the incident occurred at Phil-
beck’s liome about 5:50 p.m. Fri
day after the two men reportedly
became involved in an argu
Benton .said when he arrived at
Philbeck’s home he found San
ders laying on his back near the
front door with a bullet wound
in the left chest. A .22 caliber
pistol, found in the home, is be-
litwed to be the weapon used.
Benton said Philbt'ck was ar
rested on the murder charge and
offered no resistance. Philbeck
was reportedly sitting in a chair
in the same room with the dead
man when tlie officer arrived.
Sanders was taken to Kings
Mountain where he was pro
nounced dead on arrival. Assist
int Coroner Bennett Masters i
investigating the death alon^
with the Cleveland County Sher
iff’s Dciiartment. .Masters report
ed an autopsy would be pt'rform
A preliminary hearing Ur PhH
beck seheduh'd for Deci.mb»*r 30
hi 2Tta Judicial District Court
Philoeek is being held in tlie
Cleveland County jail without
Sanders is survived by his
widow, .Mrs. Doris Piiilhtvk San
ders of Kings Mountain and his
mother, Mrs. W. E. Sanders of
Gastonia; two daughters, Diris
.Ann and Diane Sanders, both of
Kings Mountain; three brotliers,
Grady Sanders of Granite Falls,
Wylie Li'c Sandei's of Lenoir, and
the R<w. Victor Sanders of Gas
tonia; two sisters, Mrs. McKinn-
ley Radford of Valdcse, and Mrs.
Buforl Stacy of Clarksville, Tenn.
Funeral services were conduct
ed .Monday at 2 p.m. from the
j Welcome Baptist church in Dal
I las. The Rev. James Drennan and
the Rev. Jami's Abemathy offlei-
SEMI-HNALIST — Mary Dick
inson* daughter of Mr. ond Mrs.
Kenneth Dickenson of St. Louis*
Mo. and granddaughter of Mrs.
Bessie Dickey Beam of Kings
Mountain* is a National Merit
Scholarship Semi finalist.
Mary Dickinson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dickinson
and a senior at University City
high school in University City,
Mo., is among 14 UC seniors nam
ed National Merit Scholarship
Miss Dickinson is the grand
daughter of Mrs. Bes.sle Dickey
Beam of Kings Mountain.
Along with hundreds of others
in the school, th group took the
National Merit Qualifying Test in
February of this year. All of the
winners got a score of 139 or bet
ter with 160 as the highest pos
sible value. After the 14 fill out
forms, including lists of their ac
complishments, and school offi
cials give them recommendations,
.they will compete to become fin
Over 96 percent of all semi
Funeral rites for (George A.
Morrow', office manager of Pat
terson Campbell Oil Company of
Gastonia and well known Kings
Mountain citizen, were held Tues
day afternoon at 2:30 p.m. from
Boyce Memorial ARP church of
w’hich he was a member.
Dr. Charles E. Edwards officiat
ed at the final rites and inter
ment was in Mountain Rest cem
etery. Active pallbearers were
John Cheshire, C. E. Campbell, W.
S. Fulton, Jr., James Hutchinson.
Bill Phifer and Bill Bollinger.
Mr. Morrow died suddenly Sun
day night at 7:30 p.m. in the
Kings Mountain hospital after
suffering a heart attack.
He was a native of the Pisgah
ARP church community, son of
the late William Porter and Mary
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ila
Murphy Morrow, owner and oper
ator of Ha’s Beauty Shop; their
daughter, Mrs. Wayne B. Love,
their son-in-law, and three grand
children of Stanfield; and his
sister, Mrs. G. Douglas Phifer c4
The Kings Mountain Jaycees
are now accepting nominations
for the "Outstanding Young Edu
cator" in the Kings Mountain
To qualify, nominees must 1)
Be aged 21 through 35, not be
coming 36 prior to January 1 ot
the fiscal year of competition.
The nominee may' be male or fe
male. Males do not hav'e to be
Jaycees. 2) The nominee must be
a professional educator. He or she
inalists become finalists. Final- \ niust be employed no lower than
Ists will comix*te for scholarships
being offered by companies, uni
versities and the National Merit
Scholarship Corporation. The
'Scholarships will be awarded on
the basis of scholastic and social
achievement, next spring.
or higher than the
"To All People", a Christmas
Drama in three-acts, will be pro
Nomination forms can be ob
tained at any of the Kings Moun
tain Schools or by contacting Jer
ry Simmons, chairman of the
contest. The forms should be re
turned to the schools where they
will be picked up by the Jaycees.
The nomination forms should
be returned no later then Janu
ary 11, 1971.
The educators nominated will
be screened by a committee of
sented again, by special request, i citizens from Kings Mountain and
at East Side Baptist church Sun- | one will be selected as the "Out-
day evening at 7 p.m. | standing Young Educator." The
The drama was first presented • winner will be honored at the
on December 20th. The interested : Jaycee D.S.A. Banquet on Janu-
public is invited to attend, said | ary 19. The Jaycees will enter the
.\rnold Wright, director. | winner in state competition for
Members of the cast are Rev.' Outstanding Young Eklucator of
Harry Vance, pastor; Edythe Self,; North Carolina."
Evelyn Chambers, Hoyt Cham ' '
hers. Russ Wright. Patricia King,
Fred Atkins, Ted Collins. Debbie
McrDaniel, Dottie Carroll, Vickie
Chaney', Bryan Chiimbors, Lynn
Downey, Cindy Johnson and Phyl
lis Downev. '
Rev. James Wilder will begin
a January series of Bible Stu
dies on 'The Letters of John
Sunday evening at 5:30 begin
ning with Second John.
Kings Mountain Schools Received
$126*447 Federal Funds In Year
Over 150 pmjects wore approv
ed this ytxir in North Carolina
with federal funds authorized un
der Title I of the Elementary and
Set'ondary Education Act. The
funds, in the amount of $2.58,507,-
977, are ustxl to help local .school
districts broaden and strengthen
public sch(X)l programs wbere
tlicre are com'ontratlons Cit edu
cationally disadvantaged chil
dren. Stale Coordinator of ESEA
Title I with the Department of
Public Instruction is Harold W.
The projected budget for Kings
Mountain is $126,447 for fiscal
1970. The local program is titled
Strong Fir.st Steps Tow’ard Sch<x>l
Success and sen'es 670 students.
The amount allotted
school district depends
factors — the average annual
current expenditure per si?hix)l
child in the entire State and the
number of school-age children In
the district from families with
annual incomes of less than
$2,000. said Webb. Families re
ceiving more than $2,000 annual
ly under tlie program of Aid to
Families with Dt'pendent Child
ren are also a consideration in
determining the allotment.
Projet'ls range from communi-
j cations skills to cultural enrich
I ment in grades K12. Each local
educational agency must come
up w'ith its own plan for upgrad
! ing the education ^>f deprived
1 children and submit it to the
■ Slate educational agency for ap-
j proval, said Wc'bb. The plan must
include pri>cei1ures for evaluation,
such 9LS testing and so forth*