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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
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
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.
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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
Surviving are his daughter
and son-in-law, Ralph and
Aleene Hambright Cline of
the home and Charlotte; one
granddaughter and three
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
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
“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.
House which includes
Cleveland, Rutherford and
Polk counties. Dr. Jack Hunt,
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.
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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-
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.
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
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Jan 3, ak attending physi-
cian at Kings Mountain
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
Lisa Marie was worth
waiting for, say the proud

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