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June 21, 2012.
By now, we all know the story. Dale Earnhardt Jr. carried a weight on his shoulders for four years until dumping it off in Michigan this past weekend.
Junior went 143 races without a win, but driving with a Batman scheme on the car, the No.88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevy made a long-awaited appearance into victory lane on Sunday. The Batman paint scheme fit perfectly as he by far and away had the best car on Sunday and even seemed like a super hero as he came down to receive the checkered flag.
The fifteenth annual kids & cops big event takes place on Friday, June 22nd from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. It just gets bigger and better every year. The Forest City Police started the event with just crayons and colorbook pages downtown in Forest City years ago. Now it has grown to one of the biggest events in Western Carolina. It is held at Forest City Dunbar Park. You are invited to join thousands who will come out to let the world know that cops are our friends. They help us, watch over us and are always there for us! It’s that one day of every year that we all get together to celebrate “our friends” - the cops who take this time to salute the kids!
George Younce Southern Gospel Singer
George Wilson Younce was born on February 22, 1930 in Patterson, North Carolina. He passed away at the age of 75 in Akron, Ohio on April 11, 2005. He was active from 1946 to 2005 as a bass voice with The Cathedral Quartet and Old Friends Quartet.
This time of year seems to beg for some tasty salads. This week, I’m going to our neighbors cookbook “Good Eats from Buck Creek” (the Buck Creek Baptist Church in Chesnee) for some good salad recipes. This cookbook is 238 pages chock full of great time tested ideas and recipes. I’m glad l have it in my collection.
Cherry Congealed Salad • Grape Salad • Macaroni Salad
Camp G.O.L.D. Rush, For Childern With Diabetes, Held For Fourth Year
Do you think someone else has it made?
A mechanic was busy removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle when a well-known heart surgeon entered his
shop. The surgeon was waiting for the service manager to take a look at his bike when the mechanic shouted across the garage, “Hey, Doc, can I ask you a question?”
The surgeon, a bit surprised, walked over. The mechanic straightened up, wiped his hands on a rag and asked, “Doc, look at this engine. I open its heart, take valves out, fix ‘em, put ‘em back in, and when I finish, it works just like new. So why do I get such a small salary and you get the really big bucks, when you and I are doing basically the same work?”
Bill Chalk passed away peacefully Sunday, June 17, 2012.
Jerome “Mossie” Holler, age 85, of Union Mills passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012.
Louie Bradshaw, age 81, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012.
Marian Lee Walke age 76 of Summerfield Lane went home to be with the Lord on Monday June 18, 2012.
Mary Ellen Maynor Moore, age 87, of Bostic, passed away June 12, 2012.
Mr. William Lorman Byers, 75, of Mooresboro, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012.
In my area, June has been a very pleasant month for outdoor activities. There have been many days where the mornings have had a nip to them and where the midday seemed almost deplete of any humidity. These will soon be overcome by the sweltering days of August. But until then I will savor each moment.
Fishing has become the pastime of most outdoorsmen. Many of these trips have a camping aspect attached which makes them even more memorable. And of course, the recreational boaters and jet skiers are also making the most of these pre summer days. All in all it’s another ‘beautiful day in the neighborhood.’ I’ve already enjoyed a night on the river bank, sitting beside a camp fire with my son. We enjoyed baked potatoes that were cooked by the embers from the fire, along with fried redeye that we caught that evening.
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.
The Journey Church, Rutherfordton
The Journey Riders would like to invite you to be a part of their weekly Bible study. The Journey Riders is a new motorcycle ministry meeting on Thursdays at 6:30pm. This ministry is a part of The Journey Church, which is a new church plant in Rutherford County. For more info, please call Smokey 828-289-9645 or Richard 828-919-0009.
Gilkey Chain Gang
Meets Saturdays from 2-3:30pm at Gilkey School Community Center (this is the old Gilkey Elementary School)If you love to crochet, or love to knit, or you want to learn. All ages are welcome. Free. Bring a crochet hook or knitting needles and yarn. Info 828-289-2563.
Food Distribution every Monday from 9am-1pm at the Old Dunbar Community Center.
Bridging the Gap II, Una, SC.
Sat. June 30, 10am-3pm at Old Philip Fiber Mill in Una, SC. The first 300 families will receive FREE household products (toilet tissue, paper towels, baby diapers, etc). First come first serve basis. Also, there will be 300 Blackberry cell phones given out for FREE. Requirements for the cell phones: SC residents only, you have to bring and show proof of the following: a valid drivers license or ID., Medicaid card and food stamp recipient. Info: 864-461-7178, 864-266-5231. Sponsored by: Word of Deliverance in Chesnee, SC. Senior Pastor, Tommy Twitty and Kingdom New Life in Una, SC. Senior Pastor, Bishop Cathaye Jones.
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