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June 7, 2012.
Former R-S Central pitcher and current Appalachian St. right hander, Ryan Arrowood was terrific, in an opening round performance on Saturday. Arrowood had a no-hitter in the seventh inning and struckout nine, before giving up two late hits in a win over Oklahoma.
Appalachian St. posted an even bigger win over host seed Virginia the following day which left them one game away from advancing to the Super Regionals.
Although, they were in the driver’s seat, the Mountaineers fell short as Oklahoma won twice on Monday to end their season at 41-17. However, they won their first NCAA baseball tourney game since 1973 this past weekend and it was a monumental moment in that Arrowood was able to deliver it.
It was a first for Rutherford County. There has never been a fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. However, two Rutherford County heros brought the need to help to the forefront. Their names are Landon Pruett and Anderson Pritchard. Both are two years old. Both were diagnosed just shortly after birth. They need constant attention and therapy. They also are very special and very loved. This event was held Sat., May 26 at Isothermal Community College.
What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects the respiratory and digestive system. People with Cystic Fibrosis inherit a defective gene on chromosome 7 called CFTR.
Congratulations to this year’s Tanner Award winners!
How do you like your tea?
Did you know that here in the U.S. June is National Iced Tea Month?
Now for those who grew up in the southern U.S., I suspect every month is National Iced Tea Month. Most likely you were weaned on iced tea and probably sugar-sweetened iced tea. You drink sweet iced tea with at least two meals a day and maybe even for breakfast, too. For you, iced tea is…well, normal. But go to another part of the world, like the Orient, and iced tea isn’t normal. When you ask for tea, it’s not iced, but hot. It may not be black tea, but green tea. And you drink it from a tiny cup, not a 20 ounce tumbler filled with ice cubes.
Dorothy Marie Bapties Barron, 81, of Forest City passed away June 1, 2012.
Dreama Gail Warden Roberson, age 79, of Forest City, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012.
Henry Holtzclaw, age 80, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012.
Laura Mae Toney, age 70, of Bostic, NC, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012.
Mary Nell Camp, age 92, of Green Hill passed away on June 4th 2012.
Mary Sue Kiser, age 95, of Forest City, NC, went home peacefully to be with the Lord after a brief illness.
Mckenzie Alazay Hutchins age two went to Heaven on Saturday June 2, 2012.
Nellie Holland, age 86, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Reola McCraw Hines, 97, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012.
Sandra Renee Buff Aldridge, age 52, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012.
What the hickory chicken is to spring, the catalpa worm is to summer. You just don’t eat em’. The catalpa worm is another special surprise that shows up in June or July. This particular worm is a delicacy for bluegill and catfish. To be more specific, the catalpa caterpillar is actually the larval stage of the catalpa sphinx moth. These moths exclusively infest catalpa trees. I’m sure there is a more scientific name for these caterpillars, but to a bluegill or catfish fisherman, they are superbait. A catalpa tree is a tree that has big broad leaves and pods of beans that are about a foot long. (We used to call them “cigar” trees) This worm loves to devour their leaves until there’s nothing left.
Spindale United Church
Gigantic Book & Bake Sale Fundraiser Fri. June 8, 3pm-7pm & Sat. June 9, 8am-Noon. Over 1,000 new books, cds, dvds & games. Baked goods & coffee. Proceeds to go to the Building Fund Loan Payoff.
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Breakfast Buffet Sat. June 9, 7-10am. 828-429-4479.
Big Springs Baptist Church, Hollis
BBQ & Auction Fundraiser Sat. June 9, 3pm until. For Rev. James Green (cancer patient). 4 Bluegrass bands & ice cream. 828-429-2353 or 828-729-7130.
Rutherfordton 225th Anniversary Celebration
Rutherford County’s county seat, the education subcommittee is looking for pictures and/ or info regarding any schools that have existed in Rutherford County, particularly the earliest schools. If you have info or pictures, please contact Phillip White at 828-657-6139 or Robin Salicki at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-305-8666.
Ellenboro July 4th Big Day Festival & Parade
Vendor space available. Call 828-453-7414. Parade participants welcomed, 828-453-8932.
Talent Show Sign-up
S.D.O Volunteer Fire Dept. is hosting its very first talent show. Held at Bethany Baptist Church. For sign up and more info, please call Heather Green @ 828-447-0537. Open to everyone.
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