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Thomas Jefferson and East Rutherford End Dream Seasons Just Short of Prize
Kevin Carver
Thomas Jefferson and East Rutherford End Dream Seasons Just Short of Prize
Every season, high school teams across the state keep their eye on the prize--going in search of a title.

Thomas Jefferson’s girls soccer team (18-5) went as far as a club could go, but were unfortunately dealt a 2-0 loss in 1A state championship game last Friday in Raleigh.

Southwest Onslow, a state champion in the same sport two years ago, was every bit as good as advertised.

Scoring in the eight and 32nd minute of the first half was all the ladies from Jacksonville needed as their defense held Thomas Jefferson’s Anna Dedmond in check throughout the contest.
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Equestrians For The Cure
Equestrians For The Cure
The “Equestrians for the Cure” 4th annual trail ride for Multiple Sclerosis was held May 5th in Hollis, NC. the ride brought in 113 registered riders and raised $4,250.00! The money will be sent to the National MS Society to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 5/31/12
Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 5/31/12

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Forest City has a cookbook chock full of great recipes. So, I’m going to the kitchen with their “That We May Live” cookbook and getting started for this week.

Barbecue Short Ribs • Baseball Stew • Lemon Pepper Chicken • Chicken
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Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Dave Moody Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Composer, Filmmaker
The multi-talented Dave Moody has won two Grammy Award Nominations and three International CMA Awards. He is a member of the Moody Brothers who became regular performers on the Grand Ole Opry.
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Slideshow

Rutherford Regional Health System
The vehicle seat simulator, purchased recently by SAFE KIDS Rutherford County, will be utilized by various organizations in the county for demonstration of how to properly install a child safety seat.
Rutherford Regional Health System
Vehicle Seat Simulator Give hands-on Practice To Parents Installing Saftey Seats
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Are you tangled?

A female humpback whale wandered a little close to San Francisco and became entangled in crab traps and their lines.  She had hundreds of pounds of traps and lines on her, wrapping around her tail, her body, and even a line tugging in her mouth.  She struggled to stay afloat enough to breathe.

A fisherman saw her and radioed an environmental group for help.  They showed up and decided that the only way to rescue her was by cutting the lines free, a really dangerous adventure because with just one flip of her tail, she could kill one of them. 
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Obituaries

Albino Anthony “Nino” Baca, age 50
Albino Anthony “Nino” Baca, age 50
Albino Anthony “Nino” Baca, age 50, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away Monday, May 21, 2012.
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Brite Griffin Jolley, age 95
Brite Griffin Jolley, age 95, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012.
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Charlotte Cherry Toney, age 66
Charlotte Cherry Toney, age 66
Charlotte Cherry Toney, age 66, of Bostic, NC, went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 28, 2012.
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Earnest Clarence Greene, Jr. “E.C.” age 80
Earnest Clarence Greene, Jr. “E.C.” age 80 passed away Friday May 25, 2012.
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Frances Pierce, age 84
Frances Pierce, age 84
Frances Pierce, age 84, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, May 25, 2012.
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Mr. Barry Wayne Gurley, II age 45
Mr. Barry Wayne Gurley, II age 45 of Rutherfordton, NC passed away Wednesday May 23, 2012.
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Mrs. Alice Geraldine Conner Bennick
Mrs. Alice Geraldine Conner Bennick of Union Mills went home to be with the Lord on Friday May 25, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
When I first started deer hunting it seemed that the season would never come around. It reminded me how, as a youngster, I would anticipate Christmas. The night before both days I never slept much. Today is much different. I’m not sure why, but it feels as if the time between turkey and deer season is barely negligible. And even though I get excited to be back into the woods, I usually get a good night’s sleep the night before opening day.

I try to do as much fishing as possible during the time between the seasons, but my primary goal is to accomplish a few home projects as well as my honey-do list. In order to keep me going, I just consider these projects part of my pre season preparations. The problem is that I’m already feeling the pressure of getting everything done. The summer days are so hot that it doesn’t take long to wear out.
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Church News

Church Happenings 5/31/12-6/6/12
Church Happenings 5/31/12-6/6/12
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Breakfast Buffet Sat. June 9, 7-10am. 828-429-4479.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Rutherfordton
VBS June 10-14, 6-8:30pm. Theme: “Amazing Wonders Aviation”. 828-287-3277.

Lake Lure Baptist Church
VBS June 11-15. Supper @ 6pm, VBS Rally 6:30-9pm. Ages 3-6th grade. 828-429-8826.

West Point Baptist Church, Rutherfordton
VBS June 10-14, 6-9pm. Family night is June 15, 6pm. Theme: SKY: Everything is possible with God. 828-287-0165.
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Community News

Community Events 5/31/12-6/6/12
Community Events 5/31/12-6/6/12
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.

Stainless Ministries
Food Distribution every Monday from 9am-1pm at the Old Dunbar Community Center.

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. 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.
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