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Rutherford County Gridiron Battle Starts, So Does Conference Play
Kevin Carver
Rutherford County Gridiron Battle Starts, So Does Conference Play

It’s that time again! Are you for the Blue or the Red?

The South Mountain Athletic Conference opener and the initial battle to decide the Rutherford County Championship rolls through the jungle as R-S Central visits East Rutherford this Friday.

I viewed R-S Central (1-3) this past week, which lost 38-15 to Erwin. Despite the score, Central easily could have been tied or down by less a touchdown at the half.


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Isothermal Gets A K-9... He Can Detect Drugs & Firearms!
“Mackey” constantly is in training for sniffing out drugs and firearms.
Isothermal Gets A K-9... He Can Detect Drugs & Firearms!
He has been in Law Enforcement for 10 years; six of those years have been with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s office. His name is Corporal Andy Millard. He was the first sheriff to be stationed full time at Isothermal Community College. Corporal Millard felt that there was a definite need as well as great benefits if he could get a Police K-9. Due to the fact that the economy was going through tough times, he didn’t know if it would be possible, police K-9’s are very expensive.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 9/13/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 9/13/12
This week I’m going to the kitchen and making some main dishes. It is starting to get a little chilly and a good dish from the oven is always welcome. Off the cookbook shelf comes one of my all time favorites - “Forward by Faith” cookbook compiled by Bethel Baptist Church in Ellenboro.
 
Salmon Loaf • Melt In Your Mouth Chicken Pie • Sunday Dinner Steaks
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Slideshow

Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 9/13/12
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Mellow Mushroom
Mellow Mushroom
Help End Childhood Hunger
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Opinion

Listen To Life

How long is a minute?

I’m not exactly sure how long a minute is anymore.  Sometimes a minute seems longer than at other times.  For instance, I’m driving to an appointment and I’m running a little late.  The traffic light I’m approaching turns yellow, then red.  I have to stop.  A minute seems like a long time.

Or, I’m traveling and simply must stop to go to the bathroom.  When I arrive at a convenient mart and run in and the restroom door is locked, a minute seems like a very long time.

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Obituaries

Celia Jane “Tilly” Green, 76
Celia Jane “Tilly” Green, 76, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2012. 
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Estelle Harris Blanton Greene, 87
Estelle Harris Blanton Greene, 87, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. 
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Maurice Eugene Fowler, 59
Maurice Eugene Fowler, 59
Maurice Eugene Fowler, 59 of the Green Hill Community passed away Sunday, September 9, 2012. 
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Paul “P.J.” Jenkins, age 67
Paul “P.J.” Jenkins, age 67
Paul “P.J.” Jenkins, age 67, of Mooresboro, NC passed away Friday, September 7, 2012.
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Ramona McAbee Freeman, 65
Ramona McAbee Freeman, 65, of Rutherfordton, went to be with the Lord Thursday, September 6, 2012. 
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Ritchie Luico “Bubba” Greene, 55
Ritchie Luico “Bubba” Greene, 55, of Mill Spring, passed away Saturday September 8, 2012.
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Ruth Ingle Butler, 85
Ruth Ingle Butler, 85, a resident of Fair Haven Home, Bostic, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2012.
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Ruth Rector, age 82
Ruth Rector, age 82 of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012. 
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Wanda Yvonne Norris Garren, age 62
Wanda Yvonne Norris Garren, age 62, of Rutherfordton, passed away September 3, 2012. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
The mornings are beginning to get cooler. Just today, the thermometer showed temperatures in the lower 50’s. The air seems as satisfying as a cool glass of water. And I’m not the only one who agrees. More people are enjoying the outdoors since they don’t have to endure the sweltering heat and humidity. This is many peoples favorite time of year. I can see why. I, on the other hand, love being outside on any given day or time of year; especially early in the morning. And when I am unable to I can get discouraged.
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Church News

Church Happenings 9/13/12-9/19/12
Church Happenings 9/13/12-9/19/12
Swannanoa Freewill Baptist Church, Swannanoa
“The American Quartet” from Forest City, NC will present a worship service of songs Sun. Sept. 16th, 11am for Homecoming. 
 
Heaven Bound Baptist Church, Ellenboro
15th Homecoming Sept. 16, preaching at 11am with Jonathon Watson. Dinner will be after service, singing will be at 2pm with Harris Baptist singers/ Jabbo Whitmire. 
 
Thermal City United Methodist Church, Union Mills
Homecoming on Sun. Sept. 16. Sunday School 10am, Worship Service 11am, covered dish meal to follow. All members, former members, family & friends welcome.
 
Sister Chicks for Christ 
Welcomes best-selling author Carol Kent at the 10th Annual Ladies Night Out, Mon. Sept. 17, 6:15pm at The Foundation ICC. Tickets available at Spinning Bean Coffee inside Spindale Drug. Info: 828-625-1444 or 828-245-9994. www.SisterChicksForChrist.com
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Community News

Community News 9/13/12-9/19/12
Community News 9/13/12-9/19/12
Union Mills Community Outreach Dinner
Thurs. Sept. 13, 5pm. Free BBQ Chicken Dinner with sides, drink & dessert. Come out & enjoy food, fellowship & Bluegrass & Gospel Music.  Everyone is invited. Canned goods for food pantry accepted as a donation but not necessary to attend. Hosted by: Union Mills Presbyterian Church.
 
Chase Corner Ministries
Declining Bag Sale! Pay one low price for everything you can fit in our bag Sept. 17-20. Closed on Friday, Sept. 21 to restock store with Fall clothing. Monday - $5 a Bag, Tuesday - $4 a Bag, Wednesday - $3 a Bag, Thursday $1 a Bag (Bring your own bag) Friday – Closed.
 
Campaign Volunteers Needed
Monday, September 17 - 7 PM. Rutherford County Democratic Headquarters 142 W. Main St., Forest City, NC (next to Ray Rice Martial Arts). Looking for a way to make an impact on local, regional, and national elections in November?  Come to this event and volunteer to help on a grassroots level (put up signs, canvass, make telephone calls, help with administrative work, etc.).  Candidates and campaign managers will be on hand to discuss options and sign up volunteers to get to work right away.
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