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Local Basketball Still Faring Well in Early Season
Kevin Carver
Local Basketball Still Faring Well in Early Season
Last week was another solid effort for Rutherford county high school basketball teams. They fared well at 10-6 in contest before non-conference hit this week.

East Rutherford continues its sizzling offensive production with two more of those last week. After leading 45-22 at the half, they downed A.C. Reynolds in a 78-45 non-conference win. In the latter half of the week, East dispatched of Hunter Huss, 83-63.
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A Christmas Tradition  Becomes A  Reverse Raffle $10,000 Winner!
Master of Ceremonies, Jim Bishop, called out #134 and showed us the winning number.
A Christmas Tradition Becomes A Reverse Raffle $10,000 Winner!
     It all got started with the very first Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Reverse Raffle. Cary Carlton Appling, founder of Appling Boring Company, Incorporated in Forest City decided to give his children and administrative staff a Christmas gift of a $100 ticket for the Chamber’s yearly Reverse Raffle. Only 500 tickets are sold for this annual event which offers $10,000 to the winner!
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Choose the gift of giving this holiday season
Choose the gift of giving this holiday season
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 12/15/11
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 12/15/11
Here we are mid December and only 10 days left before Christmas. This is a great time to bake and have some homemade goodness in the house. This week, I’m going to the kitchen with Ellenboro’s Bethel Baptist Church’s “Forward By Faith Cookbook”. It’s 256 pages offer many great recipes.
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Slideshow

Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus
Here comes Santa Claus, Here comes Santa Claus
right down Chimney Rock!
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System
Pat Dedmon Celebrates 20 years of service with Rutherford Regional Health System
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Karen Parker
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Opinion

Listen To Life

What’s your legacy?

I was at a funeral recently for a woman who had two grandsons.  Both of these guys gave her eulogy.  That’s pretty tough when you’re close with your grandmother like these two obviously were.

I was greatly intrigued by their eulogy.  These two grandsons didn’t talk about what lavish gifts they received from their grandmother or expensive trips she took them on.


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Obituaries

Billy Joe Fowler age 51
Billy Joe Fowler age 51, of Spindale passed away on December 8th, 2011.
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Eleanor Louise Wood Pettit, age 83
Eleanor Louise Wood Pettit, age 83, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011.
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Inez Humphries Ivey, 92
Inez Humphries Ivey, 92, a resident of Peach Tree Nursing Center of Gaffney, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
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James Ricky Hamrick, age 49
James Ricky Hamrick, age 49, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2011.
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Kathaleen “Kat” Sane, 83
Kathaleen “Kat” Sane, 83, of Spindale, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2011.
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Kathleen Elizabeth Skipper Lynch, age 70
Kathleen Elizabeth Skipper Lynch, age 70, Forest City, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2011.
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Lewis William King Lewis “Bill” King, 54
Lewis William King Lewis “Bill” King, 54, of Spindale passed away Monday Dec. 5, 2011.
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Margie Bonner Greene, 85
Margie Bonner Greene, 85, a resident of White Oak Manor, Kings Mountain, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2011.
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Mary Ellen Black McKinney, 83
Mary Ellen Black McKinney, 83, of Cliffside, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2011.
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Mr. Frank Edwin Harris, 76
Mr. Frank Edwin Harris, 76, of Ellenboro, passed away Monday, December 5, 2011.
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Sherrill Dean Irvin, age 60
Sherrill Dean Irvin, age 60, of Mooresboro, passed away Friday, December 9, 2011.
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tta “Sug” Marie Greene, age 68
tta “Sug” Marie Greene, age 68, of Forest City, passed away Monday, November 28, 2011.
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Violet Elizabeth Tate Rollins age 102
Violet Elizabeth Tate Rollins age 102, passed away on December 4th, 2011.
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Warren “Shorty” Blake, age 78
Warren “Shorty” Blake, age 78 of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, December 9, 2011.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
 Timing is everything. Have you ever just felt like you were out of sync with what was going on in the woods or on the water? Sometimes it seems that on the days that you can go fishing, the weather is terrible or the fish are uncooperative. And on the days that you can’t go or just decide not to go, those are the days that limits are caught in the first hour. It’s the same with hunting. It seems sometimes, on the days that I go deer hunting that the deer are not stirring. But let me stay home one morning and they’re everywhere. Timing is everything, and most of the time, we are usually “one day late and a dollar short.”
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Church News

Church Happenings 12/15/11-12/21/11
Church Happenings 12/15/11-12/21/11
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Luminary & Children’s Program Sun. Dec. 18, 6pm. Order Luminaries by Dec. 11th. In Honor Of / In Memory Of, $10 each. Info or to order Luminaries; 828-287-1408 or 828-287-1314.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, Mooresboro
Christmas Play 2011 “Daddy Come Home!” Fri. & Sun. Dec. 16th  & 18th, 7pm each night. 704-434-4949 or www.cbc-web.org

West Point Baptist Church, Rutherfordton
“The Night Before Christmas” to be presented by the West Point Celebration Choir and Drama Team on Sat. & Sun. Dec. 17, & 18, 7pm.
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Community News

Community Events 12/15/11-12/21/11
Community Events 12/15/11-12/21/11
Rutherford Weekly Holiday Toy Drive
Bring in an unwrapped toy on or by 12/20/11 to our office & receive: 1 free personal classified ad (20 word limit) or $10 off any display ad. Help make a child’s Christmas Merry! All proceeds go to local children! 369 Butler Rd. Forest City.

Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe:
Inside Habitat ReStore. New items donated by Lowe’s Distribution Center. Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm & Sat., 9am-3pm. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Rutherford County and Rutherford Housing Partnership. 828-245-1698.
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