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Chase Softball Unbeaten No More; East Rutherford Baseball Awakens
Kevin Carver
Chase Softball Unbeaten No More; East Rutherford Baseball Awakens
The South Mountain Athletic Conference maybe the most competitive in league history this year, it’s in softball where there is no room for error.

East Rutherford (11-1, 5-1) got the best of Chase (7-1, 5-1) last week on the softball field with a 5-2 triumph. It’s the first loss for a very solid Chase softball team this season. Jaclyn Boever notched the win for East, as she has been phenomenal on the mound this season.
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At KidSenses! An Egg-Stra Ordinary Event!
At KidSenses! An Egg-Stra Ordinary Event!
    At KidSenses in Rutherfordton on Friday, April 6th, it was a super special occasion. Lines of youngsters waited patiently to participate in an awe inspiring Easter Egg event. KidSenses Program Coordinator, Betsy Krigbaum, put together an Egg Dye Extravaganza! All the participating kids were given two eggs to dye and they could choose any color they wanted. Also, in addition to decorating the eggs, the youngsters made craft flowers or designed their own magnetic foam egg. It all started at 5:30 and went on until 8 p.m.
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Entertainment

Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Rick Hendrix Songwriter, Promoter, Artist Manager He was born on January 11, 1970 in Granite Falls, North Carolina.
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Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 4/12/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 4/12/12

It’s always refreshing to browse through our neighbor’s cookbook. Especially “Good Eats from Buck Creek” cookbook, a master collection of recipes from Buck Creek Baptist Church in Chesnee. This cookbook has some great appetizer recipes that I’m going to share with you. They go great during Springtime at church, family, and friends gatherings.

Apple Dip • BLT Dip • Cheese Dip • Chinese Chicken Wings • Dried Beef Cheeseball

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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park
Announces Get Elevated (Again) Contest
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Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary
Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary
Rutherfordton Mayor Jimmy Dancy shows off the Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary decals that will appear on all Town vehicles during the Town’s April - December 2012 Celebration.
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Opinion

Listen To Life
What are you thinking about?

I was in the Washington, DC area, driving through some of what I’m convinced is the eternal road construction there. So here I am driving slowly in traffic when I see beside me this huge motor grader running about 35 mph on what will be a road. It looks like it’s carrying about 20 tons of dirt in it, and its moving faster than I am.

Well, up on top of this gigantic piece of equipment carrying all of that dirt is a little man, sitting in a cab, both hands on the steering wheel.  He weighs a fraction of the equipment and dirt, but still controls it.
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Obituaries

Crystal R. Brown, age 36
Crystal R. Brown, age 36
Crystal R. Brown, age 36, of Shelby, NC, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
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Edward L. Bentzley, age 71
Edward L. Bentzley, age 71, of Forest City, NC, passed away Monday, April 10, 2012.
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Jeanette Lewis King age 64
Jeanette Lewis King age 64, went home to be with The Lord on Saturday April 7, 2012.
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John T. (Jack) Carey
John T. (Jack) Carey passed away on April 6th 2012.
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Kristin Lee Tucker, age 41
Kristin Lee Tucker, age 41
Kristin Lee Tucker, age 41 of Bostic, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012.
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Lenice Ruth Keele Chambers
Lenice Ruth Keele Chambers
Lenice Ruth Keele Chambers, formerly of Forest City, NC, passed away on April 5, 2012.
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Michael Martin Guffey, age 63
Michael Martin Guffey, age 63
Michael Martin Guffey, age 63, of Ellenboro passed away on April 9 2012.
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Mr. Guy P. Hamrick, 86
Mr. Guy P. Hamrick, 86
Mr. Guy P. Hamrick, 86, of Cliffside, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012.
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Patricia “Patty” Sims, age 60
Patricia “Patty” Sims, age 60
Patricia “Patty” Sims, age 60, of Rutherfordton, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012.
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Timothy Paul “Baby Jake” Munsey, age 11
Timothy Paul “Baby Jake” Munsey, age 11
Timothy Paul “Baby Jake” Munsey, age 11, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012.
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William “Bill” Plumley, 72
William “Bill” Plumley, 72, of Mooresville, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
I don’t consider myself computer illiterate but I’m also not a tech expert. I fall somewhere in-between. I used to spend more time learning about new gadgets but now I sort of just maintain until I’m forced to adapt or be left behind. One of the things that I’m trying to adapt to is my digital camera. I know, I know, don’t laugh. I’ve actually had the camera for a couple of years but all I’ve been doing is taking pictures the simplest way I could. I just thought all of the buttons where there so they could sell it for more. (I feel the same way about my cell phone. Why can’t they just give me big numbers, lots of volume, and plenty of light?) I digress.
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Church News

Church Happenings 4/12/12-4/18/12
Church Happenings 4/12/12-4/18/12
Sandy Level Baptist Church, Bostic
Fish Fry on 1st Saturday of every month. Everyone Welcome.

Sunshine United Methodist Church
Regular weekly schedule: Sunday worship services 9:45am; Sunday School 10:45am. Pastor: Rev. Cindy Lunsford. 367 Depriest Rd., Sunshine.

Hopewell United Methodist Church, Ellenboro
Come join us for a new & exciting way to praise and worship God! Join us on Saturdays at 5pm. Don’t worry about dressing up. (Corner of Hollis & Hopewell Rd.) 828-248-2333.
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Community News

Community Events 4/12/12-4/18/12
Community Events 4/12/12-4/18/12
Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary Celebration
In planning for The 225th Anniversary celebration of Rutherfordton, Rutherford County’s county seat, the education subcommittee is looking for pictures and/ or information regarding any schools that have existed in Rutherford County, particularly the earliest schools. If you have information or pictures, please contact Phillip White at 828-657-6139 or Robin Salicki at: rsalicki@rcsnc.org or 828-305- 8666.

ICC Classes In April
•Let’s Get Organized- Computers •ServSafe Food Safety •Ceramics, Porcelain, China Painting •Interactive Defensive Concealed Carry- Force on Force •Small Engine Repair-Advanced •Beach Bound Shagging •Creative Digital Photography •Pathways To Courage •Monoprinting on Plexiglass •Composting & Vermicomposting •Computer Fundamentals II 828-286-3636 ext. 346 or www.isothermal.edu/learnstuff
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