Bladen....On a slow news day
County; Bladen Board of Education; Bladen Board of
Elections; Bladen Community College; BladenOnline
Bladen Journal; Bladen Nebraska...
Nebraska.....Bladen is a village in Webster County,
Nebraska, United States, according to Wikepedia.
The village has a total area of 0.36 squares miles,
all of it in land.
As of the census of 2010,
there were 237 people, 93 households, and 65
families residing in the village. A picture
that is included appears to indicate that huge grain
silos take up a sizable portion of the land.
The 2000 median income for a household in the
village was $31,250.....For every 100 females there
were 92.7 males and for every 100 females age 18 and
over, there were 106.1 males. The median age
in the village was 41.6 years. what else do
you need to know?
As I said a slow news
Then I discovered Thomas Bladen
(1698-1780) was a politician and colonial governor.
He was the first governor in the Maryland province.
The Legislature awarded him $4,000 to build himself
a residence, which was $1,000 more than his
predecessor. He bought 4 acres of land in
Annapolis ....he disagreed with the Legislature
about its architecture and became involved in a
dispute with the previous owner and construction was
He quickly became an unpopular
Governor and was dismissed from office in October
1746 because he was "tactless and quarrelsome".
He returned to England and died there in 1780.
Discovered a website for Rusty
Bladen, a HomeGrown Rock and Roll star and Bladen
County Records...The two do not appear to be
Also found a Facebook page for
Bladen County Deadbeat Parents... residents charged
with non support....Many listed on the page...1187
likes.....some of Bladen's best...
upon an Urban dictionary that listed Bladen as #1.
1. Bladen...An emotional cry which can signal
distress or outrage. It has started to become
widespread inside-joke among Pennsylvania college
campuses, although the cause of it is undetermined.
"Ah bladen! I failed my test." Bladen mugs and
shirts were for sale....
Then there is a
Bonnie Bladen...coming soon...not sure if it is a
business or a nice lady...
Will be happy
when spring officially arrives..