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Rivalry Clash Ends In Draw
Kevin Carver
Rivalry Clash Ends In Draw
A good crowd came to The Palace for the showdown between East Rutherford and R-S Central last Tuesday.

In Rutherfordton, both schools left no doubt about who was playing better at this point in time of the season.

East Rutherford reeled off a 9-0 run to begin the game and never really looked back. The Cavs Raheem Hampton splashed a three-ball from the left wing to end the half as East led 42-21 at the break.
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“It’s Just Giving Back!”
It all got started by the Dellingers, in honor of this special young lady, their daughter, Kelly.
“It’s Just Giving Back!”
    His name is Ken Dellinger who, together with his wife Diane, hosted his second annual Christmas Party for the handicapped and people of special needs. They have also hosted Valentine, Easter, Halloween parties as well as cookouts for their favorite people.

    It all started because they wanted to do something to honor their daughter Kelly. Kelly was a special needs child and now, because of her, others are benefiting.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 12/22/11
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 12/22/11
Only three days left before the big day. What would be very helpful is some quick and easy pick ups for the holidays. That’s is exactly what I intend to do. I’m going to the kitchen and make some easy and tasty pickups that you can share this Christmas season to family, friends, and guests. The Forest City Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church cookbook “That We May Live” is right on target.
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Slideshow

DPR/FORTIS, FACEBOOK
DPR/FORTIS, FACEBOOK
GIVE RUTHERFORD CHILDREN’S CARE  PRIZES FOR PATIENTS
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
from The Church of the Exceptional
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RUTHERFORD REGIONAL AUXILIARY
RUTHERFORD REGIONAL AUXILIARY
HOSTS 2 DAY HOUSEWARES, FRAGRANCE SALE
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THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
THIS WEEK’S LUCKY $100 WINNER!
Jerry Campfield
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Do you decorate?
I really love the Christmas and New Year’s holidays what with all of the decorations. You go to an office building, there are decorations.  You go shopping, there are decorations.  You drive through a neighborhood, there are many fine examples of exterior illumination displays that would make Clark Griswold envious.  Even some truckers hang wreaths on the front of their rigs to celebrate.
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Obituaries

Alisa Epps, age 45
Alisa Epps, age 45, of Boiling Springs, NC, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011.
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Betty Jean Long Allen, age 76
Betty Jean Long Allen, age 76, of Kannapolis, NC, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011.
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Charles Loudice Davis, age 86
Charles Loudice Davis, age 86, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011.
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Dawn Marie McWilliams, age 43
Dawn Marie McWilliams, age 43, of Union Mills, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011.
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Gertrude F. Adams, age 88
Gertrude F. Adams, age 88, of Cowpens, SC, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2011. 
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Jasper Hudson, age 93
Jasper Hudson, age 93, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011.
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Joseph Thomas Thornton of Lake Lure
Joseph Thomas Thornton of Lake Lure, NC passed away Sunday December 11 at the age of 73.
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Joyce Leavon Morrow, age 80
Joyce Leavon Morrow, age 80, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday.
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Marvin Overcash, 80
Marvin Overcash, 80, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2011.
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Minister Rosie M. Watkins, age 64
Minister Rosie M. Watkins, age 64, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, December 16, 2011.
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Ruby Elizabeth Walker Padgett, age 84
Ruby Elizabeth Walker Padgett, age 84, of Rutherfordton passed away Thursday at Hospice House.
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Statia Giles Thompson Eplee age 89
Statia Giles Thompson Eplee age 89 passed away Tuesday December 13, 2011.
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William Glen Robbins, age 78
William Glen Robbins, age 78 of Bostic, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
Each morning I walked about three-fourths of a mile in order to get to my stand. I had cut limbs and bushes and out of the way and yet there was one area where I had to navigate around several tree-laps and weeds. I could have gone another way but this seemed to be the best direction if I was to leave the smallest footprint. The problem was not maneuvering the fallen trees; it was dodging those little cockleburs that attached themselves to my clothes. Every morning, while watching deer, I found myself picking off burr after burr without ever getting them all. One evening, after a hunt, I had the great idea of just putting the infested clothing in the wash and letting an agitator get rid of my agitation. It didn’t work. Those little things hung on like a kid at a water park. They say these were the inspiration behind Velcro. I can’t help but believe this to be true.
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Church News

Church Happenings 12/22/11
Church Happenings 12/22/11
Liberty Baptist Church, Ellenboro
Join Pastor Owen Duncan Sun Dec. 25, 11am for a Christmas message.

Kistler’s Chapel UMC, Rutherfordton
Christmas Eve Service: 10:30am Christmas Music-Nadine Eichord-Pianist, Joyce Dezio-Violinist, 11pm Candlelight Communion Service.

Spindale United Methodist Church, Spindale
Christmas Eve Service:  “Come and Go” Sat. Dec. 24, 6-8pm. 828-286-2281.
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Community News

Community Events 12/22/11-12/28/11
Community Events 12/22/11-12/28/11
The American Legion Post 423
We now have a charter for “Sons of American Legion”! Any man who has a father, grandfather, brother or uncle who served in the military can join. With this membership they will have the same benefits as a member of the American Legion. This is for any man, who has not served but their family member has. Meets the 1st Monday of every month at the Legion Building located on Boss Moore Rd., Caroleen. Supper is at 6pm and the meeting starts at 7pm. Info: Johnny Lowery 828-657-6145 Mon.-Sat., 9am-4pm.

Gilkey Chain Gang
Meets Saturdays from 2-3:30pm at Gilkey School Community Center (this is the old Gilkey Elementary School) If you love to crochet, knit, or you want to learn. All ages are welcome. Free. Bring a crochet hook (suggest H, I or J) or knitting needles (suggest size 13) and yarn (suggest worsted weight 4).  Info: 828-289-2563.
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