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Forest City Heat Do Well At Nationals
Kevin Carver
Forest City Heat Do Well At Nationals
While the temperatures continue to stay hot outside, the Forest City Heat continued their summer wave indoors in Orlando, Florida.

Forest City won in pool play, but lost to the eventual national champions at the ninth grade level. The team, who finished third overall in the nation featured Rutherford County kids, Devonte Boykins (East High), Rhoderic Ross (East high) and Travis Waldroup-Rodriguez (TJCA) in what was a 71-7 mark over the summer.
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Awesome Volunteers –  Willing Workers at Mullen Bible Camp!
Awesome Volunteers – Willing Workers at Mullen Bible Camp!
   “They’ve done it again!” exclaimed Yvonne Gordon, President of the Board of The Mary B. Mullen Bible Camp, Inc. in Lake Lure. The same 120 volunteer group who came to the camp last year returned again this summer, with an additional 25 or so members, during the week of June 20-23 and they worked very hard leaving the camp in pretty good shape.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 7/28/11
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 7/28/11
There’s nothing like some good ice cream or sherbet desserts. This week I’m in the kitchen and am going to make some crowd pleasing treats. Bethel Baptist Church in Ellenboro has a great cookbook entitled “Forward by Faith”. It’s got 268 pages of recipes.
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Slideshow

Forest City - Junior League NC State Champs
Forest City - Junior League NC State Champs
   The Forest City Junior League All Stars softball team won the NC State title Monday, July 18th in Morganton.
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KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum
KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum
Join us this week for the following exciting events at KidSenses Children’s InterACTIVE Museum in downtown Rutherfordton!
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Meadowbrook Golf Club Opens New Golf Holes
Meadowbrook Golf Club Opens New Golf Holes
   Meadowbrook Golf Club announces the opening of two new golf holes. On July 1, 2011, Meadowbrook hosted the Grand Opening of the new holes #10 and #11.
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Jessica Shaffer
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Opinion

Listen To Life
How long do your storms last?

I was in our yard working on something—cutting grass or roses or spreading mulch—something like that when all of a sudden the wind started gusting. Then the gusts grew more severe. I looked up in the sky and noticed that it was black with clouds. A storm was blowing up and quickly.

So I got my tools together and went inside just as huge drops of rain fell. It was one of those heavy downpours that the gutters can’t contain.  “Well, there goes my afternoon,” I thought.
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Obituaries

Clyde Mathiew Calhoun, 87
Clyde Mathiew Calhoun, 87, of Rutherfordton passed away on Thusday, July 21, 2011.
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E. Ray Logan, 85
E. Ray Logan, 85, of Spindale, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2011.
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Elaine Horton Walker Terry, 76
Elaine Horton Walker Terry, 76 of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2011.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
 I’m not one of those professional archers who shoot their bow year-round. I am a hunter who has to wipe the dust off of it during this time of year. I know this is the period where I have to begin shooting in order to feel comfortable in various hunting situations when deer season comes about. But it’s so hot right now! And since my wife is not too keen about me setting up an indoor range down the hall in my house; I am going to have to endure the August heat for a chance at October meat.
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Church News

Church Happenings 7/28/11-8/3/11
Church Happenings 7/28/11-8/3/11
Latter Rain Church of God
Youth Rally Sat. Aug. 6, 6:30pm. Ministering: State Drama Team, also singing geared toward the Youth. Speaker: Adrain Franklin. 247 Railroad Ave. Rutherfordton.

Gospel Jazz Concert
Sat. July 30, 8PM at Gold Hill Assembly, Academy St., Spindale. Food, Fun, Prizes, & lots more.

Henrietta First Baptist Church
VBS ~ages 3-12~ Kick-off Sun. Aug. 7, 6pm, VBS 6-8:30pm Aug. 8-12, VBS Commencement 6pm August 14th.  “Gold Rush: Discovering the Rock of Ages.”
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Community News

Community Events 7/28/11-8/3/11
Community Events 7/28/11-8/3/11
Relay For Life of Rutherford County Events
Sat. Aug. 6  - Annual Yard Sale & Breakfast Buffet at Rollins Cafeteria. To reserve a spot for the yard sale or info, contact Wavolyn at wavolyntnorville@eaton.com

Summer Drums and Water Fun!
Free Community Event! Relax and listen as the music evolves. Sat. July 30 & Sat. Aug. 27, 7pm-9pm. Spindale House Lawn; 100 Tanner St. Spindale (At the corner of Main Street & Tanner.)

Pancake Breakfast
FATZ in Forest City is pleased to host a pancake breakfast on Sat. July 30, to benefit Rutherford Regional Health System’s Relay for Life Campaign. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society for further cancer research.
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