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Another Crazy Ending At Martinsville, Means Bad Luck Triggers DNQ
Another Crazy Ending At Martinsville, Means Bad Luck Triggers DNQ
When we left off last week, Forest City resident, Jimmy Means took his Hamilton-Means Racing Toyota to Martinsville this past weekend. Turns out an unlucky break forced them to not qualify for the Goody’s 500.

Scott Speed, who was driving the machine posted the 22nd fastest lap in final practice, but came up a quarter of a second short on the stop watch to make the event during qualifying.
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At Lake Lure... Collegiate Triathletes Make History  At First Ever  College  Triathlon!
Men’s Collegiate Triathletes coming out of the water as they finish the first phase (swimming) and head towards the biking (phase two) of the event.
At Lake Lure... Collegiate Triathletes Make History At First Ever College Triathlon!
    It was a nation wide event held at Rutherford County’s Lake Lure. The first ever collegiate community triathlon became a great success. As it turned out there was more than the expected states participating. A total of 24 states and the District of Columbia were represented in this magnificent inaugural competition. Athletes competed in either the sprint or draft-legal races. It all happened on Saturday, March 31.
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Listen To Life
Do you have a blueprint?

Let’s say that you and I decide to build a doghouse. I mean, how hard can that be, right?

So you go to the local home improvement store and buy some wood, only you’re not sure what to get so you just pick up a few of these and some of that and a couple of nails—you’re not sure which size to get—and bring it back home.  You and I stand there looking at the wood, looking at each other, wondering, “How in the world do you build a doghouse?”  What you and I need is a plan, a blueprint for building a better doghouse.
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Charles Lester Taylor, age 71
Charles Lester Taylor, age 71
Charles Lester Taylor, age 71, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012.
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Dorothy Brown Jones, 93
Dorothy Brown Jones, 93, of Old US 221, Rutherfordton, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012.
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Eva Gertrud Wagner, 84
Eva Gertrud Wagner of Columbus, NC, passed away at the age of 84 on March 28th, 2012.
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Mr. Harry Dale Matheney, Sr. age 77
Mr. Harry Dale Matheney, Sr. age 77 of Old Stonecutter Road went home to be with the Lord on Sunday April 1, 2012.
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Mr. Ronald Lynn Sizemore, 70
Mr. Ronald Lynn Sizemore, 70, of Bostic, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012.
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Stephen Richard Hopkins Sr., age 63
Stephen Richard Hopkins Sr., age 63 of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
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William Clinton (Clint) Spearman age 65
Retired Senior Master Sergeant William Clinton (Clint) Spearman age 65 passed away Wednesday March 28, 2012.
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Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
       It was the funniest sight the other day. At daybreak a tom strolled down the path to a small field just in front of me. There he strutted and gobbled and listened for any hen that might be close and interested in watching him flex his muscles as if he were in a posedown at an Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic. He paraded in one direction and then the other as if he were practicing in front of a mirror in anticipation for the real thing.    

            It was not too long until some movement to my left caught my eye. It was 5 young jakes who had heard his call and decided to team up and try to run him off. That’s what they do. The younger males are not fit enough to take on a full grown gobbler by themselves so they form a gang and team up to push him away from any hen that might be around. The problem however, was there were no hens in sight………… yet.
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Church News

Church Happenings 4/5/12-4/11/12
Church Happenings 4/5/12-4/11/12
Word of Deliverance Church, Gaffney, SC
Celebrating 14th Pastoral Anniversary for Senior Pastor, Tommy R. Twitty, Elect Lady Nicole Twitty & Family Sun. April 29, 4pm. 864-461-7178.

Harriett Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, Caroleen
In concert on Sun. April 29, 11am: The Rochesters of Blacksburg, S.C. This will be a love offering concert. 828-657-9446.

Campfield Memorial Baptist Church
Carolina Faith Riders invite you to weekly Biker Bible Study Saturdays 3pm. Hwy. 74 Bikes & Leather (off Hwy. 74 Bus. & Bostic-Sunshine Hwy.)
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Community News

Community Events 4/5/12-4/11/12
Community Events 4/5/12-4/11/12

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
KD Support Services is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 7, 1-5pm at the new location of Crowe Park, Forest City. Any special needs person, family member, caregiver or friends are invited. Free food, fun, dancing & music. Info: 828-382-0031.

KidSenses Events
Fri. April 6: Egg Dye Extravaganza. Join us as we spend the evening dying and decorating eggs! The EGG-traordinary fun starts at 5:30pm-8pm. Sat. April 7: Egg Hunts in the Garden. Egg hunts for children 4 and under will be held at 10:30am & 12:30pm, 5 and up at 11:30am & 1:30pm. Museum closed April 8-9.

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Sat. April 7, 11am-2pm at Mary B. Mullen Bible Camp, Inc., 1900 Freeman Town Road, Lake Lure. Games, egg roll, egg toss, spoon relay & others.

2nd Annual RIMA Pavement Pounder 5K Run/Walk
To benefit Relay for Life on Sat. April 21, 8am at Rutherford Internal Medicine; 181 Daniel Rd. Forest City. Registration is available online at www.rutherfordoutdoor.org. Info: 828-288-6344 or email janine.clapp@carolinashealthcare.org


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