King News

The South Stokes Church of Christ will hold their annual Vacation Bible School on Saturday, July 11, 2015. We will have classes for all ages including adults. All are welcome to come as we journey to the Promised Land. For more information call us at 336.969.5498 or email us at

ANNOUNCEMENT – Thank you Cody for finding the driving license of an old lady and delivered them to my house.

A dinner honoring the King High School Class of 1963 was held on Saturday night, June 13, at Ryan’s Restaurant in Winston-Salem. The dinner, which is an annual event, was hosted by Jack and Barbara Bovender and was attended by 64 classmates and teachers and their guest.

The 33 classmates attending were as follows: Janice Redding Boles and husband, Don; Pam Kiser Boles and husband, Steve; Peggy Edmonds Boles and husband, Johnny; Jack Bovender and wife, Barbara; Curtis Bowen; Judy Watson Carico and husband, Jack; Joann Southern Carmichael; Bonnie Gravely Chapman and husband, Ted; Don Chapman and wife, Hong; Renny Collins and wife, Melanie; E. R. Conrad and wife, Kathy; Steve Covington; Diane Browder Cranfill; Sylvia Sprinkle Dodson and husband, Thurman; Delbert Gordon; Kenneth Hartgrove; Linda Cromer Kiser; Frances Stewart Lucas; Kenneth Martin and wife, Elaine; Jerry Mickey and wife, Gail; Bruce Robertson and wife, Linda; John Shore and wife, Brenda; Wayne Slate; Doug Smoot and wife, Georgene; John and Hazel Parris Snider; David Southern; Glenda Barber Styers and husband, Kenneth; Terry Tuttle; Ruby Barneycastle Tysor and husband, Eldridge; Calvin Voss and wife, Dorothy; Lawrence Voss and wife, Teri; and Sandra Newsome White and husband, Mack. The three Teachers attending were Alene Gravitt, Audrey Kirby, and Anne Walker. Jack’s Cousin Earl Voss and his wife, Penny, also attended.

The American Legion Post 290 in King has wheel chairs, walkers, crutches, canes, potty chairs and shower chairs available for residents needs. Please call Jim Rosamond, 391-3618 for these items.

The Stokes Farmers Market is at King American Legion. They are open on Wednesday and Saturday, hours are 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. They have tomatoes from Tucker’s greenhouse, squash, green beans, cucumbers, new potatoes and cabbage. For information, call Charles Bottoms at 336-994-2604.

Monthly Veterans Coffee will be Thursday, June 25, 2015, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Town & Country Grille located at 627 South Main St., King. For more information call 336-331-1309.

Mark your Calendars, two fun events on Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and June 28. – June 27 – A Celebration of Independence at Historic Bethabara Park. A nostalgic day of patriotic fun with music, demonstrations, food and more. 10:00 am to 1:00pm. Bethabara Concert Band to perform at 11:00am.

June 28 – King Central Park, King, NC at the Amphitheater. The Bethabara Concert Band to perform at 7:30 pm. This is a free performance.

Vickie Slate Owens play flute with the Bethabara Concert Band. Miranda, her daughter, will play the flute and piccolo at these concerts. They would love to see all of thier family and friends at the concerts.

The King Farmers Market at the Stokes Family YMCA is open on Wednesday from 11-1. Spring is in full swing and the market tables will be loaded with fresh, local produce, herbs, honey, eggs, beef, and plants! Current products include lettuces, radishes, greens, strawberries, asparagus, transplants and more.

King Outreach Ministry is in need of the following items: Detergent, Baby needs, Personal Care Products, Good used furniture for Thrift Shop, Good used blankets & quilts, linens, curtains, Good used fans and small air conditioners, household items, dishes, flatware, pots & pans, lamps, lamp shades. For information, please call 336-983-4357 or


Slice the zucchini in half. Slice off the bottom to keep it stable. Brush with olive oil and top with garlic or garlic powder. Top with sliced tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Use mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese or mixed blend.. Bake 375 for 20 to 30 minutes until soft.


Preheat oven 350, mix 2c shredded chicken, 2c shredded cheese, can of cream of chicken, 1/2c milk, 1/2c sour cream, can of drained Rotel, and 1/2 pack taco seasoning. Grease casserole dish. Crush 1/2 bag Doritos and place in bottom, top with mixture, crush a few Doritos on top. Bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with shredded lettuce and diced tomato.


2/3 c. Minute Rice

2 3/4 c. milk

1/3 c. sugar

1 tbsp. butter

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 tsp. nutmeg


1/2 c. raisins

Combine Minute Rice, milk and raisins, sugar, butter, salt, vanilla and nutmeg in a buttered 1 quart baking dish. Bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hour, stirring after 15 minutes and again when pudding is done. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve warm or chilled. Pudding thickens as it stands.


1 cup butter, softened

½ cup shortening

3 cups sugar

6 large eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

⅛ teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon lime zest

¼ cup fresh Key lime juice

Key Lime Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons fresh Key lime juice

½ teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 325°. Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.

2. Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla, lime zest, and lime juice. Pour batter into a greased and floured 10-inch (12-cup) tube pan.

3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a long wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.

4. Prepare Key Lime Glaze by whisking together powdered sugar, fresh Key lime juice, and vanilla until smooth.

5. Immediately brush over top and sides of cake. Cool completely (about 1 hour).

Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at or 813-6231

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