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Rutherford Weekly Sports Special: Tyler White
Kevin Carver
Rutherford Weekly Sports Special: Tyler White
We have seen some kids from the county go off and play college ball, but we can add another successful one to that list in Chase High graduate, Tyler White.

White, who is in his third year at Western Carolina University plays baseball for the Catamounts and also helped Chase to one of its best seasons in 2009 with a 15-8 record and a third round 2A playoff appearance. Last summer, he topped off a great season with the Gastonia Grizzlies of the Coastal Plain League by helping them win the CPL title.

In NCAA play at WCU, White hasn’t backed off from being a dangerous threat at the plate.
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40th Annual Mayfest Biggest and Best!
Don’t ask me my name, just ask me if I’m having a good time! My smile says it all!
40th Annual Mayfest Biggest and Best!
   The 40th Annual Rutherfordton Mayfest turned out to be the biggest and best in its’ history. To some, it was Cinco De Mayo, but to Rutherford County, May 5th was all about the Mayfestival in Rutherfordton!
    The day was another family fun day and celebration of Rutherfordton being 225 years old! The entire year, 2012, is dedicated to continual celebrations of Rutherford County’s county seat.

    Saturday, May 5th saw thousands of family and friends come out on a beautiful day. Festival food, demonstrations, and crafts all contributed to a wonderful celebration. At the courthouse, live music filled the air and welcomed guests. The kiddie bounce inflatables and the pony rides were the youngsters favorites.
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Entertainment

Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Pauletta Pearson Washington Actress
Born Pauletta Pearson on September 28 in Conover, North Carolina, she became an actress and was active from 1977 to 1981. In 1970 she was the first black contestant in the Miss North Carolina Pageant - the preliminary to Miss America. She was 2nd runner up.
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Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 5/17/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 5/17/12

When you have 298 pages of great recipes to choose from, it is a pleasure! That’s exactly the story behind Big Springs Baptist Church’s “Pleasures from the Good Earth” cookbook. It is an amazing cookbook and a great gift for anyone. So, off my cooking shelf comes this cookbook and here we go!

Snow Mountain Strawberry Pie • Strawberry Pie • Fantastic Oreo Pie

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Slideshow

Owls Baseball
Owls Baseball
Owls Release 2012 Coaching Staff
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Rutherford Regional
Rutherford Regional
Names Robin Callas Vice President Of Human Resources
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System
To host Camp G.O.L.D. Rush
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System
Jane Blackwell Honored For Service To Ruther Regional
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The Foundation Performing Arts Center
The Foundation Performing Arts Center
Another Great Evening In Rutherford County
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Is your life like lasagna

My wife makes the best lasagna you’ve ever eaten. I watched her make it once.  She prepares her sauce with secret ingredients that I can’t tell you about or she’d have to kill me. She mixes together all of these cheeses. Then she carefully layers all of these ingredients in her special lasagna dish. It’s the layering that attracted my attention.

 She puts a layer of noodles, then sauce, then cheese. And she cooks it all together, layer upon layer, until it’s done.
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Obituaries

Lewis Marvin Yelton, Sr, age 89
Lewis Marvin Yelton, Sr, age 89 of Forest City, died Wednesday, May 9 at Fair Haven.
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Maurice Laxton Houser, 90
Maurice Laxton Houser, 90, of Cliffside, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2012.
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Ronald Lee Brooks, 66
Ronald Lee Brooks, 66, of Gaffney, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012.
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Verl “Max” Conner, age 78
Verl “Max” Conner, age 78
Verl “Max” Conner, age 78, of Spindale, NC passed away May 7, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
          Another turkey season has all but ended. There’s just a few more days left. It has been a really weird season. It seems the action started earlier this year perhaps because of the warmer than normal temperatures. Even before opening day the toms were strutting, gobbling, and running to the hens. Hunters had to trade their shotguns for binoculars. After opening day the action began as normal, but then a cold spell hit. After that it was as if their mouths were frozen shut – a few gobbles on the roost and then it seemed they moved throughout the day in silence. Just yesterday I watched a long-beard remain totally unaffected by my calling, even though he was without hens. I know, I know, that may say something about my ability to call, but it’s not like they ran off. They just remained uninterested. It’s funny that when you think you have gotten this hunting thing down, nature throws you a curve ball and reminds you how little you really know and how much what you do is determined by things you have no control over. That’s a mouthful of truth! And it goes for more important things than hunting as well.
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Church News

Church Happenings 5/17/12-5/23/12
Church Happenings 5/17/12-5/23/12
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
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 5/17/12-5/23/12
Community Events 5/17/12-5/23/12

Spindale Goat Festival May 18 & 19
Festival opens Fri. May 18th, 3pm-10pm. Main Street Goat Parade at 7pm, music, fun, vendors, drum circle & fire from 8:30-10pm. Sat. May 19th, 9am-6pm enjoy the ADGA Dairy Goat Show, Goat cheese, Goat milk ice cream, LOTS of music, Jack Roper’s Comedy Magic Show, entertainment, Bee Club Demos, dancing, water play and the Spindale Splatter!


Pilot Club - Lights of Love
The Pilot Club of Rutherford County will present Lights of Love around the lake at ICC on Sat. May 19, beginning at dusk. Individualized luminaries may be purchased from any Pilot Club member for $2 in Honor or Memory of a family member, friend, team, graduate, anniversary, new baby, etc.  Info or to order, phone Donna Ohmstead 828-429-0258.

Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis
Great Strides 2012 - Sat. May 26th at Isothermal Community College. Check in 9am, walk starts at 10am. Form a team and walk to support and honor the children and young adults who have lost their battle and those who continue to fight cystic fibrosis. Info: www.cff.org/great_strides

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