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14th Annual Kids & Cops!
14th Annual Kids & Cops!
   Once again, the biggest and best kids event in all of Rutherford County will take place. It happens tomorrow, June 24, beginning at 9 a.m. and goes on ‘til 12 noon at Forest City-Dunbar Park.

   There will be so much going on, so much to see, and so much free pizza and drinks too! Helicopters, Police Cars, Sheriff Cars, EMS Units, Fire Trucks to view inside and out. The Fire Department will have it’s “water spray in the sky” so bring or wear your bathing suits. You can enjoy the ever flowing waters from the big fire truck.
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High School Football is Back?
Kevin Carver
High School Football is Back?
   High school football is back! Okay, so not officially, but this Saturday, June 25th, three from Rutherford County will participate in the All-American Bowl.

   The bowl is a chance for kids to be scouted by college and professional football teams in the battle of the Stars vs. Stripes this weekend in Kings Mountain at John Gamble Stadium. Kids from as far north as West Virginia to as far south as Georgia will take part in the event.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 6/23/11
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Reader Recipes 6/23/11
It’s always fun when I am able to acquire another church cookbook. This week let me introduce you to a cookbook with some very interesting and diversified recipes from a church which was established in 1779. The named originated because the founding members met in a field where the deer roamed and fed, hence the name Buck Creek Baptist Church! It’s at 506 Buck Creek Road in our neighboring town of Chesnee. This week I am using this addition to my library to make some summer salads and a very original lemonade. Let’s go to the kitchen and get started.
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Slideshow

Rutherford Regional Medical Center Receives Baby Quilts
Rutherford Regional Medical Center Receives Baby Quilts
   Rutherford Regional Medical Center was recently gifted with 17 baby quilts, handmade by the Rutherford Quilt Guild, for use in The Birth Place nursery.  Each quilt was accompanied by the children’s book which inspired the design.
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Nancy Harrill
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Do you know someone who grumbles?

There once was a farmer who was an incurable grumbler.  Hiram grumbled about everything all the time.  He was never satisfied.  

One fall, he had the best apple crop for miles around.  The apples were plentiful. There was a bumper crop.  And there were hardly any bugs on them. You just couldn’t ask for a better apple crop than the one Hiram had that year.
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Obituaries

Mr. Claudus Samuel Newton, 87
Mr. Claudus Samuel Newton, 87, of Forest City, NC, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
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Mr. Jimmy Camp, 63
Mr. Jimmy Camp, 63, of 120 Ola Drive, Ellenboro, NC, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011.
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Mr. Samuel Leonard Melton, 70
Mr. Samuel Leonard Melton, 70, of Dixie Trail, Forest City, NC, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011.
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Mr. Steven Patrick Long, 63
Mr. Steven  Patrick Long, 63, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011.
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Mrs. Dorothy Louise Frady Burns, 87
Mrs. Dorothy Louise Frady Burns, 87, of Forest City, NC, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
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Mrs. Elsie Mae Henderson Padgett Luckadoo, 97
Mrs. Elsie Mae Henderson Padgett Luckadoo, 97, of 1302 Old Cox Rd., Asheboro, NC, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011.
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Mrs. Lois P. Doggett, 69
Mrs. Lois P. Doggett, 69, of Toms Lake Road, Forest City, NC, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2011.
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Ms. Evelyn Moore Oates
Ms. Evelyn Moore Oates of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2011.
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Ms. Glenda Mae Brown Lytle, 62
Ms. Glenda Mae Brown Lytle, 62, of Forest City, NC, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
I get in sort of a flux this time of year. I don’t know whether to fish, scout, shoot my bow, or stop it all until I get the yard and the house as momma would have it. But if I stop it all I really become an irritable guy. Maybe I could just call these trips therapy and get by with an occasional excursion.
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Church News

Church Happenings 6/23/11-6/29/11
Church Happenings 6/23/11-6/29/11
Expect A Miracle Ministry, Ellenboro
Sunday School 10:00am, Worship 11:00am, Sunday night service, 6:00pm. Located at building beside Farmer John’s Auction on Hwy. 74. For more information, please call 828-460-1286 or 704-434-2280 or visit www.expectamiracleministry.org

Forest City Church of Christ
Self Help Bible Study “Getting to know God” Study by mail in the comforts of your own home & your own pace. 828-245-2720 leave name, address & phone number. 115 Clay St. Forest City.
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Community News

Community Events 6/23/11-6/29/11
Community Events 6/23/11-6/29/11
Gilkey School Community Center
Tailgate Market & Yard Sale every Saturday starting June 25, 7am. 828-286-1172.

Blue Grass Music
The West Family and the Catawba Valley Boys will be performing Fri. June 24, 7pm at the Union Mills Learning Center.

Community Celebration
Mighty Dollar is hosting a community celebration Sat. July 2nd, 9am in their parking lot. Music and entertainment, Owls Mascots: Hoot and Annie stars of the show, Free US Flags, Craft Sale, Fair Rides and much more.
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