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Central, East Lose In conference Finals, But County Goes 5-for-5 In First Playoff Round
Kevin Carver
Central, East Lose In conference Finals, But County Goes 5-for-5 In First Playoff Round
The matchup we thought we’d all see in the South Mountain Athletic Conference Finals came true as Freedom and R-S Central’s girls squared off, while the East Rutherford’s boys had to battle Freedom for the third time this year last Friday on the basketball court.

Unfortunately for the two Rutherford County teams, Central’s girls were upset at home and East was dealt one of its biggest losses in quite sometime.
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Figure These Odds...
Figure These Odds...

    It was Valentine’s Day - a little after noontime. Dan Royal, a carpenter for Carson Contracting, had to go on a work assignment. On the way back to work, he decided to stop by The Little Cubbard Store on Route 64 in Ruth to buy a Lottery ticket. Dan had $30 in his pocket and picked a North Carolina Lottery $10 Jumbo Bucks Scratchoff ticket from bin #3. The clerk Marty was working that day and sold Dan the ticket. He left the store and went outside and got in his truck. He decided to scratch off that $10 Jumbo Bucks ticket he just bought.

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Entertainment

Did You Realize...
Did You Realize...
Another Famous North Carolinian... Tori Amos Musician, Vocalist, Songwriter, Record Producer
Myra Ellen Amos (Tori) was born August 22, 1963 in Newton, North Carolina. She is very versatile. That includes her playing nine instruments. A speciality of hers is the Bosendorfer piano. When Tori was two years old her family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where she began to play the piano.
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Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 2/23/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 2/23/12
The weather is calling for some hearty meals. This week I’m going to the kitchen and using “Country Classics” a nice little cookbook chock full of good recipes. It’s from Mountain Creek Baptist Church in Rutherfordton.
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Slideshow

National Rifle Association Foundation
National Rifle Association Foundation
 Presents The Boy Scouts With A Check For $2,004.57
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Ribbon Cutting...
Ribbon Cutting...
Clinic At WalMart
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Ribbon Cutting...
Ribbon Cutting...
Gregory’s Original Celebrates New Location
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Opinion

Listen To Life
How’s your office?

Recently I moved my office.  You know how it is, you change your things around in a new place and then you try to find them.

Well, I noticed that there were some things that I really like that I had put up on top of a bookshelf.  A wood carving from China a friend brought me.  A piece of beautiful pottery.  They were up high previously where I don’t look that often.  So I moved them down on one of my desks to see them more often.
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Obituaries

Donna Rochelle Ruppe Lavarello, 57
Donna Rochelle Ruppe Lavarello, 57, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2012.
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Doris “Jo” Tate, age 79
Doris “Jo” Tate, age 79, of Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2012.
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Floyd O. Buchanan, age 68
Floyd O. Buchanan, age 68, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2012.
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Hazel Lee Sprouse, age 67
Hazel Lee Sprouse, age 67, of Forest City passed away Monday, February 13, 2012.
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John Braxton Price, 83
John Braxton Price, 83, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday February 19, 2012.
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Joshua David Horne, age 39
Joshua David Horne, age 39, of Lattimore, passed away Monday, February 13, 2012.
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Ray William Jones, 85
Ray William Jones, 85, of Cliffside, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.
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Ruby Garver Greene, 91
Ruby Garver Greene, 91, of Forest City, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 18, 2012.
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Ruth Greene Marshall, age 89
Ruth Greene Marshall, age 89, formerly of Spindale, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
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Vera Mae Hines Ledbetter, age 91
Vera Mae Hines Ledbetter, age 91, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2012.
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William G. Moeser
William G. Moeser of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
  While this time of the year is all about the fishing, I’m heading to South Carolina to hunt hogs. This is one of the most fun hunts anyone can take. And while I know of those who hunt these animals with just a knife, I will be keeping my distance from these cantankerous creatures by using my rifle. The goal is to garner some pork for my freezer and to provide some meat for a friend’s ministry as well.
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Church News

Church Happenings 2/23/12-2/29/12
Church Happenings 2/23/12-2/29/12
Redemption Faith Center, 1070 74-A Spindale
Weekly Intercessory Prayer Wednesdays 7PM. Info: 828-245-6296.

Forest City Church of Christ
Self Help Bible Study “Getting to know God” Study by mail. 828-245-2720 leave name, address & phone number. 115 Clay St., Forest City.

Word of Deliverance Christian Assembly Substance Abuse Meeting 2nd, 3rd & 4th Mondays, 6-7pm. 828-305-1280. Hwy. 11 Chesnee.
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Community News

Community Events 2/23/12-2/29/12
Community Events 2/23/12-2/29/12
The Military Order of Purple Heart
Is starting a chapter in the Forest City, NC area and is seeking all veterans of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard who has been combat wounded in America’s wars and have received the Purple Heart medal. The Purple Heart is America’s oldest decoration presented by the U.S. Government which was started by General George Washington on August 7, 1782. It is awarded to members of the armed forces who are wounded at the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or died or wounds received in action. For info or to join, write or call Peter Meletis; 1007 Briarcliff Rd., Mooresville, NC 28115, 704-664-7766 or write Bailey Gillespie; POB 365 Spindale, NC 28160.

Blood Drives
•Fri. Mar. 9, 10am-2:30pm @ Lowe’s (184 Lowe’s Blvd.; Forest City) Please call Ashley Loaces @ 828-351-1023 for appt. •Mon. Mar, 16, 2pm-7:30pm @ RS Middle School (405 Charlotte Road; Rutherfordton) Please call 828-286-4461 for appt. •Mon. Mar. 19, 1pm-5:30pm @ American Red Cross Chapter (838 Oakland Rd; Forest City) Please call Eric Kehres at 828-989-3126 for appt. •Sat. Mar. 24, 7:30am-12pm @ Cliffside Masonic Lodge (Old Main St; Cliffside) Please call 828-245-7606 for appt.

Helping Hands Food Pantry
Helping those in need of food in Rutherford County. Call for schedule of give away 828-287-2207. Operated through prayer, volunteers & donations. 225 West Main St. Spindale, NC.

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