NEWSPAPERS zy =z @« VOL. 101 NUMBER 2 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1988 KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CARO} i 5) | = is Files |: . ~ Ollie Harris Files 8 4 oI For Re-Election | ~~ cae eines ICY WEATHER IN KM - The first winter storm hit Kings Mountain Sunday night, leav- ing ice in many areas until late in the day Monday. This picture was taken by Herald photographer Darrin Griggs and shows icicles hanging from a street light on the overhead bridge on Business 74. Another blast of cold air is supposed to come through the Piedmont tonight and bring rain, ice or snow, and cold temperatures. Hambright Services Today Funeral services for Dewitt Hambright, 93, retired farmer of the Dixon Com- munity, were held Wednes- day afternoon at 3 p.m. from Dixon Presbyterian Church of which he was the oldest member and Eider Emeritus. Rev. Alan Sinclair, his pastor, was assisted by Rev. Graham Wood, former pastor, in officiating at the rites and interment was in Mountain Rest Cemetery. Mr. Hambright died Mon- day night in the Kings Moun- tain Hospital where he had been a patient since Satur- day. He had been in declining health for several years but DEWITT HAMBRIGHT Mrs. Mauney Appointed To KM School Board Priscilla Mauney, who ran school board election, was a close third in the recent the unanimous choice of the KM Board of Education Tues- day to fill the two year unex- pired term of Mayor Kyle Smith on the board. The appointment was made in a brief meeting and without discoussion. Board Chairman Bill McDanial said each board member had studied applications earlier from seven candidates, in- cluding Mrs. Mauney, Susan Belt, who finished fifth ip the November electigs; John L. Houze, a candidate four years ago; and Clyde T. Ben- nett. Katherine E. Hardy, Linda J. Newsome, and Dr. Martin Stallings. Turn To Page 3-A until two years ago was in ap- parent good health and had never been hospitalized. He was one of the oldest descen- dants of Colonel Frederick Hambright, Revolutionary War hero at the Battle of Kings Mountain. A native of York County, S.C., he was the son of the late Robert David and Mary Anne Dickson Hambright. His wife was the late Sallie Alda Royster Hambright. Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Ralph and Aleene Hambright Cline of the home and Charlotte; one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren. Kings Mountain Senator J. Ollie Harris filed this week for re-election to his ninth ter- min the North Carolina legislature as races began to shape up for state and county offices. Another Kings Mountain man, Wiley H. Allen, Jr., fil- ed Monday for a seat on the cleveland County Board of Commissioners and Shelbian § Phil Mayes, a leader in op- position to creation of a sup- plemental tax for Cleveland County schools and an original member of the Coun- ty’s Solid Waste Advisory Board, made it official he’s running for a seat on the County Board. Joyce Falls Cashion of Kings Mountain, who has served two terms as Vice Chairman of Commissioners, said she plans to file for .re- election next week and Jack Spangler, Shelby businessman and also an in- cumbet, is expected to an- nounce for re-election. The third member of the board whose term expires this year, Gene LeGrand, says he will not seek re-election. In the Senate race, the three incumbent Democrats, Harris of Kings Mountain, Marshall Rauch of Gastonia, and Helen Rhyne Marvin of Gastonia have a total of 50 years ‘service in the legislature representing Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln - and Rutherford Counties wo Raweh anil Marvin are ex- pected to file this week with the Gaston County Board of Elections. Senator Rauch has served 12 terms, Senator Marvin seven terms in the 25th Senatorial District. Harris, 74, owns and operates Harris Funeral Home in Kings Mountain. He is a native of Anderson, S.C. and has been chairman of the Human Resources Commit- tee for the past 12 years in the Senate, is a member of the legislative Service Commis- sion, Mental Health Study Commission, Social Services Commission, Appropriations Commission, Finance Com- mittee, Manufacturing and Labor Committee, Ways and Means Committee and Rules Committee. “There are several impor- tant projects I am interested in as far as human resources and others that I feel it is im- portant for my constituents and me to run again’, Harris said. ‘With my seniority and the seniority of the other two senators, I think we do an outstanding job for the people of the district. You've got 50 years of service that we have finished among the three senators’, he added. Mrs. Edith Lutz, of Polkville, filed Monday for her seventh term in the N.C. J. OLLIE HARRIS House which includes Cleveland, Rutherford and Polk counties. Dr. Jack Hunt, wi PRESIDENTS AWARD—Industrial chairman of the KM also an incumbent, Lat dentist, also filed Mo and Charles Owens was aisv expected to file this week for re-election to his second term. Mrs. Lutz, Polkville ap- ple grower, said she wanted to continue to serve the 48th House district and is proutl of the record that incumbents have given in the N.C. House. Senator Helen Marvin says she definitely plans to sek re-election. She has beenf§in the Senate since 1977 andi Chairman of the Committ on Justice and Public Safefy and the Vice Chairman of the Committee on Pensions and Retirement. Senator Marvin said the Senate race would be a contest between Democrats and Republicans rather than an issue-oriented campaign. Turn To Page 3-A United Fund drive Bernard Harvey, left above, is honored with the President’s award from UF President Ted Kostek during a victéry celebration by United Fund volunteers Tues- day. KM United Fund Volunteers Celebrate Successful Year A victory celebration by Kings Mountain United Fund volunteers Tuesday night was a highlighted by awards to division leaders and presentation of the President’s Award for high achievement to Bernard Harvey, chairman of the highly successful industrial campaign which put the largest ever campaign goal of $110,000 over the top. United Fund President Ted Kostek and Campaign Chair- man Bill Davis said the celebration dinner, held on the 12th day of Christmas, ap- propiatley coincides with the spirit of giving evident in a campaign in which many volunteers worked hard to see a successful completion. Both Davis and Kostek thanked division leaders and recognized campaign con- tributors at a dinner at Holi- day Inn. Mayor Kyle Smith also commended all volunteers in a brief address at the close of the awards ceremony. Mrs. Grady Howard, chair- man of the advance gifts divi- sion, received a plaque for at- taining 100 percent contribu- tions for the second con- secutive year. President Kostek presented a plaque to chair- man Davis and Davis recognized Kostek for his leadership with an engraved plaque.It was additional gifts by area industry that put the campaign over the top and set a record in giving as United Way reached its largest ever goal in Kings Mountain, said Kostek, presenting the top individual award to Bernard Harvey. 1988. FIRST BABY OF NEW YEAR—Lisa Marie Bolton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Bolton, of Kings Mountain, rests in the arms of her mother, Melissa, at Kings Mountain Hospital where she was born Jan. 3. She is the first baby of New Year Lisa Marie Bolton KM’s First Baby Of The Year Lisa Marie Bolton, nine pounds five and one fourth ounce baby girl, is Kings Mountain’s first citizen of new year 1988, arriving after Corr asy the New Year on i Fi 10. zo PUTIN : Jan 3, ak attending physi- cian at Kings Mountain Hospital. The first baby, who was ac- tually two weeks late, accor- ding to her proud parents, is the second child of Melissa and Jonathan Bolton of Oakhurst Trailer Park and granddaughter of Mrs. Daphne Stoll and the Late J.M. Stoll and Myrtle and Clayton Bolton, all of Kings Mountain. She has a -prospital Monday and were ‘didn’t the doctors told us not 15-month-old brother, Rodger Scott Bolton. goth mother and he ntain expected to be discharged shortly by Dr. Richard Crowley, the family doctor. Lisa Marie is brown haired and blue eyed and is her fam- ly’s pride and joy. ‘‘We thought she’d arrive in time for Christmas but when she to worry but just plan to welcome her as the New Year’s baby’’, said her mother. Lisa Marie was worth waiting for, say the proud parents.