VOL. 97 NUMBER 45
Pledges Total $28 491
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1984
Thirty-five percent of a goal of
$80,500 for the Kings Mountain
United Way Campaign for 1985
has been realized, according to
reports given Monday by divi-
sional chairmen in the appeal for
funds for 14 causes.
Cash-in-hand and pledges
totaled $28,491.43, Fund Chair-
man John Young announced at
a report luncheon attended by
divisional chairmen and United
Way officeres at Holiday Inn.
“With just a little more push
all goals should be reached Mon-
day with exception with the big
industrial division which seeks a
goal of $54,750”, said Young.
Nancy Ross, chairman of the
Kings Mountain Post Office
fund campaign, said that 101
percent of a goal has been reach-
ed with total pledges of $202.
Connie Putnam, reporting for
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Photo by Gary Stewart
KMHS QUEEN - Stephanie Regina Moss, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Reggie Moss of Kings Mountain, was crowned Kings
Mountain High Homecoming Queen during halftime of
Friday's football game with North Gaston.
Smith To Preside
‘At District Meeting
Over 160 members of District
6 of the North Carolina School
Boards Association will meet in
Kings Mountain Thursday night
for the annual meeting at which
KM School Board member Kyle
Smith will preside. 2
The sessions will be held at 4
pm. and 7 p.m. at Barnes
Auditorium and Kings Moun-
tain Senior High School.
Smith is president of the group
which includes 15 administrative
units, including Kings Mountain
Gene Causby, Executive
Secretary of the N.C. School
Board Association, will give
legislative update, Jim Burch,
deputy assistant state
superintendent of education will
moderate a career development
panel and Tom Runkle, assistant
comptroller for the state board
of education, will talk about
automated payroll deposits dur-
ing the first session from 4 until
5:30 p.m. in Barnes Auditorium.
At 6:30 p.m., the group will
break up into five clinic sessions,
using classrooms on campus.
Leading the clinic groups wili
be Dr. Jim Martin, superinten-
dent of Stanly County Schools
who will speak on the Stanly
County Teaching Model; Dr.
Tom Batchler, superintendent of
Monroe City Schools who will
talk on assertive discipline; Dr.
Chris Folke of the Charlotte-
Mecklenburg School System
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who will talk on improving the
image of the public schools; Dr.
Ed Dunlap of the N.C. School
Boards Insurance who will
outline the risk management in-
surance program; and architects
from Asheville who will talk on
planning school facilities.
Kyle Smith will preside at the
business meeting at 7:30 p.m. at
KMHS cafeteria which will in-
clude a welcome by Mayor John
" Henry Moss and a report of the
nominating committee. Darrell
Almond will give the invocation.
Dr. Dudley Flood, Assistant
State Superintendent and Dr. Ed
Dunlap and Dr. Gene Causby of
the N.C. School Boards Associa-
tion will lead up a wrap-up ses-
Reach 35 Percent
the City of Kings Mountain,
reported that city employees
have achieved 131 percent of
goal or contributed $2116.75
and Martha Wright, chairman of
the KM District Schools par-
ticipation in the drive, said that
84 percent of the goal or $3,352
has been received. The profes-
sional group headed by Allen
Propst reported 62 percent of
goal or $1625; Rev. Eric Faust,
chairman of the KM Ministerial
Association effort, reported 69
percent of goal or $690.; Frank
Cagle; of the Commercial divi-
sion, reported a total of $4895 or
68 percent of goal; and Tina
Henderson of Kings Mountain
Hospital reported 91 percent of
goal or $5,895.68 received as of
The final wrap up meeting,
with exception of the heavy in-
dustrial division, will be held on
Monday at 5 p.m. at First Union
National Bank. Greg Birskovich,
chairman of the industry com-
mittee, said that the employment
level has been down at some
plants in the area but that he is
confident that industry will
reach its goal. He said that plant
drives are being held at many
plants later this month and asked
other members of the committee
Charlotte - The University of
North Carolina at Charlotte is
offering a political science course
in administrative behavior at
Bethware Elementary School in
Kings Mountain this fall.
Scheduled Tuesdays, Oct. 16
to Dec. 18, the class will meet at
4 p.m. Professor Kim E. Fox of
UNCC’s Department of Political
Science is teaching the course
which carries three graduate
The course is part of an ap-
proved master’s program in ad-
ministration and supervision and
may be of interest to teachers
seeking renewal credit or an elec-
tive in other advanced degree
programs. The course deals with
the role of the administrator and
public bureaucracy in modern
For registration and other in-
formation, contact Ken Burrows
in the UNCC’s Office of Conti-
nuing Education and Extension
at 704/597-4447 from 8 am. to 5
p.m. weekdays. :
PHOTO BY LIB STEWART
THIRTY FIVE PERCENT OF GOAL — Mark Wilson, left, United
Way Secretary-Treasurer, and Campaign Chairman John
Young and United Way President Bill Davis right, are proud of
the work of local volunteers and contributors in the 1985
United Way Campaign which seeks a goal of $80.500 with 35
percent of $28,491.43 reported Monday in cash and pledges.
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thon Saturday. See
The coach credited
with turning the Kings
Mountain High football
program around in the
early fifties was Everette
“Shu’’ Carlton. Read
about some of his teams
in Mountaineer Moments
on page 5-A.
North School's annual
Fall Festival will be
Saturday from 4-8:30 p.m.
See page 12-A.
Fearless is having a
miserable year picking
football winners this year
so he's turned this week's
chores over to his
nephew. See page 1-B.
The popular and often
DeVenzio is beginning
his second season of
writing a column on ACC
basketball. See page 2-B.
The women of First
Wesleyan Church will be
having their annual fall
bazaar and yard sale
Saturday. See page 7-B.
Mack Lefevers, Odus
Smith and Kemp Mauney
have been elected to the
Board of Directors of
Branch Bank and Trust.
See page 4-C.
PHOTO BY LIB STEWART
DOCTORS HONORED BY HOSPITAL TRUSTEES - New doctors on the staff of Kings Mountain
Hospital were honored at a reception Sunday afternoon
group, pictured above, are, from left, Dr. Martin Stallings, Dr.
at KM Country Club. Some of the
Charles Veirs. Dr. and Mrs.
Laurence W. Muench, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Kiser, Jr. and Dr. John Washington.
New Doctors Honored
Several hundred Kings Moun-
tain area citizens were introduc-
ed to eight new physicians on the
staff of Kings Mountain
Hospital during an open house
Sunday afternoon at Kings
Mountain Country Club.
Hosting the drop-in from 4 un-
til 6 p.m. were members of the
hospital board of trustees. Ad-
ministrator Grady Howard in-
troduced the receiving line and
Tom Tate, president of the
Board of Trustees, assisted.
Other members of the Hospital
Board assisted in receiving guests
and serving refreshments. Mrs.
Henry Neisler served punch.
Honored were Dr. William
Day, Dr. Henry Kiser, Jr., Dr.
Laurence Muench, Dr. Martin
Stallings, Dr. Ronald Toffolo,
Dr. Charles Veirs, Dr. John
Washington, and Dr. Joseph
Dr. Martin Stallings opened a
practice in general pediatrics on
August 1, at 108 Edgemont
Drive. Dr. Stallings came to
Kings Mountain from Ralgeigh
where he has been in practice for
10 years. He received his B.S.
degree from the University of
Alabama Medical Center at Bir-
mingham. His residency in
pediatric training was done at
the Children’s Hospital at Birm-
ingham. He was the chief resi-
dent his senior year. He served in
the United States Air Force for a
period of two years and obtained
the rank of Major. Dr. Stallings
is certified by the American
Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Laurence W. Muench, the
Chief of Anesthesiology, is a
native of Evanston, Illinois. He
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McAbee $100 Winner
Kenneth McAbee of 806 First Street, Kings
Mountain, picked 15 of 18 winners to take the $100
prize in last week’s Herald football contest.
McAbee won by coming closer to the tie-breaking
score of 30 points scored in the Texas-Oklahoma
game, which ended in a 15-15 tie.
Joyce Lowery of 802 Gantt Street, Kings Moun-
tain, also predicted 15 winners. But McAbee
predicted 42 points on the tie-breaker while Ms.
Lowery picked 44.
McAbee missed Hickory’s win over Ashbrook,
Lincolnton’s victory over East Lincoln and Bunker
Penn State and Auburn’s win over Florida State.
The Oklahoma-Texas and Georgia Tech-Virginia
games ended in ties.
Other winners were North Gaston over Kings
Mountain, Clover over Winnsboro, Huss over
Freedom, South Point over R-S Central, Arkansas
over Texas Tech, Tulsa over East Carolina, Florida
over Tennessee, Wake Forest over UNC, Maryland
over N.C. State, VPI over Duke, West Virginia
over Syracuse and South Carolina over Pitt.
Another contest is inside today’s Herald. Pick the
most winners and get us your entry by 4 p.m. Fri-
Hill’s win over Cherryville. Lowery missed East
day and you will join McAbee in the winner’s circle.
Gaston’s victory over Chase, Alabama’s win over