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The 40th Annual Hilltop  Fall Festival
Member of the Woodworkers of Rutherford County display their talents.
The 40th Annual Hilltop Fall Festival
    The 40th Annual Hilltop Festival in Rutherfordton is definitely extra special this year. As always, admission is free. It will incorporate block after block of Main Street and also the side streets of the Rutherford County seat.

   Established in 1787, Rutherfordton is one of the oldest towns in western North Carolina. Downtown Rutherfordton, where the 40th Annual Hilltop Festival will take place, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. While moving forward year after year, Rutherfordton manages to maintain it’s old time charm. The Hilltop Fall Festival embraces everything that is family and everything that is fun.
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Chase 6-0! Faces Biggest Game  In Resent Trojan History
Chase 6-0! Faces Biggest Game In Resent Trojan History
It maybe tabbed as the biggest game Chase has participated in over the last decade!

This Friday, Chase (6-0 overall, 2-0 in conference) finds themselves hosting the Burns Bulldogs (5-1, 1-0) on homecoming night. Chase comes off a big 28-14 win over R-S Central, which could be toughest challenge they have dealt with so far.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 9/29/11
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 9/29/11
I haven’t used any recipes from my North Carolina State Parks “Jawbone Trail Cookbook” for a while, so this is the featured cookbook for this week. You can pick up a copy at South Mountain State Park. It’s a treasure of good eating recipes.
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Slideshow

Big Springs Baptist Church presents annual then & now a days fish fry!
Big Springs Baptist Church presents annual then & now a days fish fry!
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Forest City fury competes in Cooperstown
Forest City fury competes in Cooperstown
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Gerald Hamric
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Do you get lost?

My wife called to tell me that she was sorry, but that she’d be late. I was leaving to speak to a group and would be gone overnight. She had planned to see me off.

I asked if everything was okay. She said, “Yes, but I took a wrong turn and it’s thrown me off schedule. I knew better than to go this way.  I don’t know what I was thinking about.”
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Obituaries

Margaret Callahan Norman, 84
Margaret Callahan Norman, 84, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away on  Saturday, September 24, 2011.
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Mr. Haskell “Hack” Lawing, 87
Mr. Haskell “Hack” Lawing, 87 of Henrietta, NC passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2011.
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Mrs. Betty Jean Higgins Pope, 75,
Mrs. Betty Jean Higgins Pope, 75, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2011.
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Mrs. Dorothy Wright Walker, 79
Mrs. Dorothy Wright Walker, 79 of Forest City, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011.
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Mrs. Joan Humphries Harris, 77
Mrs. Joan Humphries Harris, 77, of Forest City, NC passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011.
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Mrs. Joyce Ann Henson Sams, 68
Mrs. Joyce Ann Henson Sams, 68, of Forest City, NC passed away on Thursday, September  22, 2011.
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Mrs. Leona Robbins Tessnear, 82
Mrs. Leona Robbins Tessnear, 82, of Henrietta, NC passed away on Sunday, September 18, 2011.
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Naomi Ruth Roper Womack, 78
Naomi Ruth Roper Womack, 78 of Hendersonville, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011.
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Samuel Rick Blankenship, 56
Samuel Rick Blankenship, 56, of Ruth, NC went home to be with his Lord on Friday, September 23, 2011. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
This hunting season has started off a little odd. I’ve not actually been in the woods and yet 2 of the 3 states that surround my home have already opened their season. I wonder if I’m losing my edge. Well, not really. I am excited about going, but there are several factors that have postponed my start. First of all, I prefer a little chill in the air before I start slinging arrows. A good barometer for me is whether or not I can see my breath. I love those cool temperatures. Another reason I have not hunted yet is simply timing. I have either been traveling or getting ready to travel and have needed any extra time for other things. And then lastly, I’m just saving myself.
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Church News

Church Happenings 9/29/11-10/05/11
Church Happenings 9/29/11-10/05/11
Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Ellenboro
Annual Country Bazaar Sat. Oct. 1. Biscuits 7am. Soup lunch, BBQ 4-7:30pm. Country store with crafts, baked goods. Handmade quilt raffle.

The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Forest City
Open House Sat. Oct. 1, at the new church. Also, the Hispanic Community of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will be having a Hispanic Fair Sat. Oct. 1, in the parking lot of the old church from 8am until dark.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Forest City
BBQ Supper Sat. Oct. 1, 5-7pm. $8 Plate. Mt. Pleasant Church Rd.
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Community News

Community Events 9/29/11-10/5/11
Community Events 9/29/11-10/5/11
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