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Major League Prospect  No More, Arrowood Drafted
Kevin Carver
Major League Prospect No More, Arrowood Drafted

Ryan Arrowood went undefeated during his senior year on the mound as an Appalachian State Mountaineer, but 2012 become became much sweeter the former R-S Central grad.

On the second day of the Major League draft and in the 28th round, Arrowood was selected by the Colorado Rockies last week. Arrowood, who also played summer ball with the Owls in two seasons, both CPL titles, signed a professional contract on Sunday.

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Wells, Jenkins  & Wells Opens  Retail... Another Step  Forward!
After two years of planning owners, Jeff Wells (on left) and Jody Thompson proudly welcome everyone to their brand new facility.
Wells, Jenkins & Wells Opens Retail... Another Step Forward!

From the beginning, it has always been about family. Three families. The need to feed the family and provide a service to the community was the motivating drive that emerged as Wells, Jenkins & Wells. It all started 35 years ago. 

For themselves and for their neighbors, Grady Wells and his brother Billy did what they needed to do to “keep food on the table”. Together with a good friend, Earl Jenkins, who lived next door, they responded to the constant demand for butcher services. All three were very good at butchering. The only problem was that they did not have a plant. They began butchering in Earl’s basement. However, on April 15, 1970 they got caught. 

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Entertainment

Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...
Did Your Realize... Another Famous North Carolinian...

Joseph Poole Horror Punk/Outlaw Country

He likes the bizarre. He was born August 12, 1976 in Lexington, North Carolina. He is also known as Joe Nothing, Audrey 3, Buck Bourbon and more recently - Wednesday 13! He does horror punk, glam metal, and outlaw country. He does vocals, guitar, bass, and keyboards. He presently is from Charlotte, North Carolina. and is most famous for his role as the frontman of the “Merderdolls”. 

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes

This week, I’m going to make some main dishes. You can feed the family or company with these and feel good about going to the kitchen and showing some love. I’ve got Gray’s Creek Baptist Church’s cookbook entitled “Homemade With Love” and in the kitchen I go to make some very tasty main dishes.

 Chicken Casserole • Chicken Pot Pie • Salmon Patties

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Slideshow

Owls Baseball
Owls Baseball

Owls Break Opening Night Attendance Record

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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System
Even Doctors Need Check-Ups
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Opinion

Listen To Life

How do you talk to your child?

Can you imagine the mother of Christopher Columbus saying, “I don’t care what you’ve discovered, you still could have written!”?

Or, George Washington’s mother saying, “The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye!”?

Or, Thomas Edison’s mother saying, “Of course I’m proud you invented the electric light bulb.  Now turn it off and go to sleep!”?

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Obituaries

 Doug Hamrick, age 60
Doug Hamrick, age 60

 Doug Hamrick, age 60, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012.


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Alton Conner, age 87
Alton Conner, age 87
Alton Conner, age 87, of Forest City, NC, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012.
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Cecil D. West, age 98
Cecil D. West, age 98
Cecil D. West, age 98, of Forest City, NC, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012.
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Syble Honeycutt Ruppe, age 82
Syble Honeycutt Ruppe, age 82
Syble Honeycutt Ruppe, age 82, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
            The older I get, the more I enjoy the small rivers around my area. I used to be the lake type. I used to look forward to the sport, and even competition, of fishing. That competition was not necessarily with other boats, but it was as much with me. It seemed that each time I went fishing the score was zero to zero and each fish I caught or didn’t catch moved the score in one direction or another. I loved it, but it seems now that I didn’t appreciate it as much as I should have. Don’t get me wrong, my most memorable trips are still the ones where I caught the most fish; except perhaps for those where thunder and lightening were involved. But for the most part the lake has provided some great memories. And I hope it has more to give.
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Church News

Church Happenings 6/14/12-6/20/12
Church Happenings 6/14/12-6/20/12
High Shoal Baptist Church, Henrietta
VBS June 10-15, 5:30-8:30pm. Theme “Amazing Wonders Aviation”; Classes: Nursery thru 5th grade & Adults. Commencement, June 15. 828-657-6448 or info@highshoalbaptist.org
 
Lake Lure Baptist Church
VBS June 11-15. Supper @ 6pm, VBS Rally 6:30-9pm. Ages 3-6th grade. 828-429-8826.
 
Bible Way Baptist Church, Green Creek
Supper & Gospel singing Sat. June 16, supper at 4pm (any size donation) singing at 6:30pm featuring: The Broad River Crusaders. 
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Community News

Community News 6/14/12-6/20/12
Community News 6/14/12-6/20/12

Farmers Market-Columbus, NC. 
Now Open! 8am-12pm at the Courthouse Square. Veggies, Breads, Meat & Eggs, Crafts. Keep It Local!

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: rsalicki@rcsnc.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.

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