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October 4, 2012.
The rain made things soggy and even ugly at times to play football in, but the field was the least of the problems in Avondale this past Friday.
A fairly clean first half of homecoming football left Madison and TJCA deadlocked at 0-0. Madison took the initial lead at 3-0 in the third quarter and that was answered by a Mac Martin touchdown run for an 8-3 TJCA advantage. Madison scored 15 unanswered from there, with the final touchdown scored off a Martin interception.
Big Springs Baptist Church will be presenting the musical play Smoke on the Mountain as a part of its 4th Annual Then and Now Days on October 13th. Festivities begin at 1:00pm and presentations will be held at 3:00 and 7:00pm at Big Springs Baptist Church.
Do you have the key?
The Chicago Bears and the New York Giants played football one Monday night some years ago. One announcer observed that Walter Payton had carried the football over nine miles in his career. And the other announcer said, “Yeah, and that’s with someone knocking him down every 4.6 yards!”
Bill Godfrey, precious husband, daddy, pawpaw and great pawpaw went to be with Jesus on September 27, 2012.
Donna Crowe Potter, 64, of Camp Creek Church Road, Mooresboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.
George Truman Townsend age 79, of Rutherfordton passed away on September 25th 2012.
George William Scruggs, 75, of Forest City, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2012.
Linden Clark, age 85, passed away Sunday September 30, 2012.
Marilynn Wilkie Thompson Valdez, 60, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
Michael “Dewey” McGinnis, age 55, of Forest City, NC, passed away September 24, 2012.
Willford Lee “Jack” Greene, 85, of Ellenboro, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.
William “Will” Terry Lane, 46, formerly of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Friday, September 21, 2012.
Willie Eugene Jones, 64, of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
For the most part, I’ve never been afraid of dogs. There’s only been two times that I’ve gotten bit, both by Chihuahuas. I think they both had some type of little-dog complex. But since deer hunters consistently go to and from their tree stand in the dark; if the neighbor or the local farmer has a dog, it will inevitably locate your movement and proceed to let the whole county know that you are there. On one particular farm that I hunt, I have to go by three dogs. I’ve discovered over the years that each one of these have there on sort of motivation for chasing my vehicle.
New Life Christian Fellowship Church, Spindale
Substance Abuse Meeting every Monday night, 7pm. Contact: Bishop J.L. McCluney; 704-477-6570.
True Word Baptist Church
Meeting at Sandy Run Baptist Association; 186 Puzzle Creek Rd., Bostic. Every Sunday at 11am, bible study on Thursdays at 6pm. Pastor Rev. Eddie McKinney. Info: 828-248-2812 or 828-223-1297.
River Glory Prayer and Worship Center
Weekly Service held at: First Weslyan Church (Beside Hardin Drug Store) 700 S. Church Street; Forest City. Sunday at 2pm. Info: 843-330-9302 or 828-748-7736
1st Annual Kidney Disease Awareness Day
Sat. Oct. 13, 7am-4pm at Golden Valley Music Park. All proceeds go to Davita Dialysis Center. Yard & Bake Sale 7am until. Hot Dog Plates, Car & Motorcycle Show 12pm-3pm. ½ & ½ drawing. Info: 828-289-7649 or 704-477-0285.
Dr. C. Eugene Scruggs, president of The Scruggs Family Association, will be attending Sat. Oct. 13. The SFA is a nation wide genealogical society dedicated to: searching, recording and preserving the history & genealogy of the Scruggs Family in America. He will be located in the Masonic Lodge.