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R-S Central Wins Girls SMAC Title, Hines Breaks Records
Kevin Carver
R-S Central Wins Girls SMAC Title, Hines Breaks Records
Hard work does pay off and R-S Central’s girls basketball team is finally seeing that success they have been after in recent seasons.

Following the escape of Patton earlier in the week, the Lady Hilltoppers walloped Shelby to gain their first conference title in 24 years. Alyssia Watkins fires a up an old-fashion three-point play to spark R-S Central (20-1, 11-0) down the stretch against Patton for the win and then an unselfish group came to play Shelby on Friday. After the first quarter, they were never really challenge by the South Mountain Athletic’s second-place team again as they led by as many as 23 before completing a 20-point victory.
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For I as hungry and you gave me food...
Volunteers Judy Huntsinger and Melinda Peterson inspect and sort canned goods.
For I as hungry and you gave me food...
“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me” Matthew 25:35

   They are hungry and they give them food. They are thirsty and they give them drink. They may be strangers but they are welcomed! This is what transpires week after week, year after year at the Storehouse Pantry where everything is free! Storehouse Pantry is located at the Tri-City Mall in the back behind Roses. It now occupies 28,000 square feet.
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Entertainment

Did You Realize...
Did You Realize...
Another Famous North Carolinian... Liz Vassey Actress
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Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 2/9/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 2/9/12
Off my cooking shelf comes “A Taste Of Heaven” cookbook from New Hope United Methodist Women in Rutherfordton.
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Opinion

Listen To Life
What is the soil of your mind growing?

I was working out in the yard around our home, digging in the dirt; getting some things ready for spring planting and digging up some plants I didn’t want growing, like poison ivy.  It was growing beside a maple tree that I really like.

So I stood there, thinking about the fact that poison ivy and a maple tree grow in the same soil.  I guess that’s because the soil really doesn’t care what’s planted in it—a maple tree or poison ivy.  The soil nourishes and grows whatever it receives.
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Obituaries

Anne Humphries Guffey, 77
Anne Humphries Guffey, 77, of Shelby, passed away Sun. Feb. 5, 2012.
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Daniel T. DeBow, age 92
Daniel T. DeBow, age 92, of Forest City, NC, passed away Sun. Jan. 29, 2012.
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Horace Stanley Edwards, 83
Horace Stanley Edwards, 83, of Mooresboro, passed away on Friday, February, 3, 2012.
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Larry I. Jones, age 70
Larry I. Jones, age 70, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Tues. Jan. 31, 2012.
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Mr. Richard Dean Toney, 46,
Mr. Richard Dean Toney, 46, Rutherfordton, died Friday, February 3, 2012.
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Sherry Lynn Blevins Carney, 57
Sherry Lynn Blevins Carney, 57, of Mill Spring, passed away February 1, 2012.
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Virginia “Jenny” Limerick, age 61
Virginia “Jenny” Limerick, age 61, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away on Sun. Jan. 29, 2012.
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William “Bill” Denny, age 80
William “Bill” Denny, age 80, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tues. Jan. 31, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
 The warm February weather has really put a hamper on the work I need to get done. I’m hearing about 15 inch crappie and my mind keeps wondering to places far away from my office. I love warm winters. The air seems so pure and filled with extra goodies like adrenaline and passion. Each breath is a heavenly tonic that seems to cure and rejuvenate everything that the previous difficult days have stripped away. I think it is only fitting that a new year starts this way. It’s as if the tank is refilled with the fuel that will be needed for another year.
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Church News

Church Happenings 2/9/12-2/15/12
Church Happenings 2/9/12-2/15/12
Big Springs Baptist Church, Hollis
Valentine Banquet Sat. Feb. 11, 6pm. Ribeye, BP, Salad, etc. Tickets $15 which includes entertainment. Call 704-692-4286 for tickets.

Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Spaghetti Dinner & Movie Fri. Feb. 10, dinner 6-7pm. Cost $8 per person, kids 4-12 $4, under 3 free. Movie “Courageous” 7:30pm. 621 Long Branch Rd. Info: 828-287-1314 or 828-287-1408.

New Life Christian Fellowship Church, Spindale
“Special Service” Sun. Feb. 19, 3pm. Featuring: Pastor Timothy Brown, Full Proof Ministries Tryon, NC.
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Community News

Community Events 2/9/12-2/15/12
Community Events 2/9/12-2/15/12

Daddy-Daughter Night
The Diner, Main St. Forest City Presents: Daddy-Daughter Night Fri. Feb. 10, 6pm. Fun & Games. Sponsored by Temple Baptist Church. Info: Ruby @ 828-245-2436.

The Gold Eagles Senior Citizens Club
Will meet Sat. Feb. 11, 2pm in the old Dunbar Community Center; 421 Hardin Rd. Forest City. Info: Jimmy Littlejohn @ 828-245-7408 or 828-247-4142.

Pearidge Ruritan Community Clubhouse
Oyster/Salmon Stew & Hotdog Supper and Half-n-Half raffle drawing Sat. Feb. 18, 4-7pm. Adults $5, kids 5-12  $3, under 5 free. Proceeds for community service projects. Info: Don 828-286-2743.

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