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Saturday, June 4 big yard sale at WSHS in cafeteria and outside from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Set up will begin at 6:30 a.m. People can donate items to be sold or they can rent a spot for $20 to sell their items. Call Teri Belanger at 336-403-5126 by June 3 if you need items to be picked up.

Stokes Family YMCA, 336-985-9622, SUMMER BASKETBALL Get your child active this Summer! Your child will learn teamwork in a positive environment! Limited space is available, so sign up today!

Trinity United Methodist Church – Hello Garden Enthusiasts! This year’s community garden at Trinity UMC is being used as a project of the Girl Scout Troop, #41655. There will be a few garden boxes available to individuals outside the troop and church. Please call Linda Lane, 830-4020, for more info.

The King Lions Club is holding a firearm raffle for the Spring 2016. Tickets are being sold by Lions Club members for $20 each or 6 for $100. The raffle will be held at the regular meeting of the Lions Club on May 24, 2016.

South Stokes Church of Christ – The South Stokes Church of Christ would like to invite one and all to our annual Friends and Family Day on May 22. We will have Bible classes for all ages at 9:30 am, a worship service at 10:30 am, a fellowship meal following service at 11:45 am, and a period of congregational singing after the meal.

Stokes Arts Council, 336-593-8159, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 – 20th at 7 pm, May 21st at 2 and 7 pm. at South Stokes High School Auditorium.

Trinity United Methodist Church – Community Fellowship Meal at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 725 W. Dalton Road in King. The meal is Free. Call 336-983-5405 for more information.

Woodmen Life – Kids love Woodmen Life Summer Camp. Join us June 26-July 1/July 10-15. Look us up on facebook – “WoodmenLife West NC RC Cliff Payne Youth Camp” or for more information call Cecelia Di Carlo at 347-598-3210.

The State Employees’ Credit Union has 5 new openings for Contact Center Financial Service Representatives, hours: Friday – Monday 5am-3pm. If interested, please for employment application and send to: Brea Hull, 205 Ingram Drive, King, NC 27021, P. O. Box 1872, King, NC 27021

Stokes Family YMCA, 105 Moore Road, King, 336-985-9622 -Summer Day Camp, Basketball and Volleyball ONLY 3 weeks before school is out! Don’t wait! Come in or register your child online today for a great Y experience this summer!

Send me your favorite strawberry recipe.


1 cup sugar

4 Tbsp. cornstarch

1 (10 oz.) 7-Up

1 pint fresh strawberries

2 or 3 tsp. red food coloring

Cook sugar, cornstarch and 7-Up until thick. Add color. Let cool. Add berries and stir well. Pour into a baked pie crust. Top with whipped cream and chill. Recipe of Marie Goff Rierson.


Sprinkle a mixture of a little flour and sugar in the bottom of an unbaked pie shell. Fill shell with cut strawberries. Beat 3 eggs and a little milk, about ½ cup. Sweeten with about 2/3 cups sugar and “go strong on the vanilla.” Pour over berries and bake like an egg custard in a 350 degree oven about 30 minutes or until brown. (This is a family favorite of Mae Goff Wall)


1 (8 oz.) cool whip

1 pkg. frozen strawberries thawed

1 cup chopped pecans

1 (14 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained

1 can Eagle Brand milk

1 can cherry pie filling

Dump, stir and chill.


1 cup sugar

6 tsp. corn starch

1 pint fresh strawberries

1 cup water

4 Tbsps. Strawberry Jello

1 baked pie shell

Place berries in baked pie shell. Cook and stir together water, sugar and corn starch until thick. Remove from heat and stir in Jello until blended. Pour over berries and chill. (Recipe from Roberta Wall Merritt)


3 cups strawberries

3 cups sugar

Cook strawberries and sugar 12 minutes, then add 1 teaspoon vinegar. Cook 5 more minutes. Pour into large container to cool. Put into jars and seal. Do not cook more than 3 cups fruit at one time. If you have more preserves to preserve, cook 3 cups at a time and pour all into large container to cool.

Peggy Hall Wall has been covering the King Community for many years and can be reached at or 336-813-6231.

Peggy Wall

King News

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