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NASCAR Season Is Over  And It’s Miller Time!
Kevin Carver
NASCAR Season Is Over And It’s Miller Time!

They were going for broke, Jimmie Johnson had the strategy to maybe get by for a sixth Sprint Cup Championship. For five-time, it wasn’t meant to be though.

After a long, stellar season, Brad Keselowski stayed strong especially in the postseason and survived the final two weeks to capture the 2012 title among the NASCAR elite. Jimmie Johnson, who was trying to win on fuel mileage at Miami, definitely had the fuel strategy and better mileage to keep Keselowski on his toes.

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The Golden Man From Pforzheim
The Golden Man From Pforzheim

In 1848, the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutters Mill in Coloma, California beckoned thousands of people all over the United States and the world to what became known as the “Gold Rush”!  People came chasing their dream. 

     However, prior to all this, a man from across the sea in a city in the German state of Baden, specifically, Pforzheim, Germany also would chase his dream. He would become Germany’s gift to Rutherfordton, North Carolina. 

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 11/21/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 11/21/12
As I continue with the holidays in mind, I’m getting the cookbook “That We May Live” from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church off the shelf and heading to the kitchen. How about doing some cookies? A tin of cookies makes a great holiday gift and definitely “shows the love”.
 
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies • Nutty Fingers • Date Nut Balls • Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookies
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Forest City Owls
Forest City Owls

Owls Offer Former Atlanta Brave Chipper Jones Assistant Coach Position

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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System

Local Schools Show Support For Rutherford Regional’s Breast Cancer Programs

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life

 What are you thankful for today? 

It seems to me that a lot of the conversations I listen to are more about what people don’t like, what they don’t have, what they don’t agree with, etc., than about what they do like, what they do have, what they agree with and just generally what they’re thankful for.  Focusing on these negatives causes your mind and spirit to attract more of them.  When you focus on the positives, you discover more of them in your life. So today, focus for a minute on what you’re thankful for. I’m thankful today for:

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Obituaries

Barbara Ruth Suttles, age 59
Barbara Ruth Suttles, age 59, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012. 
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Diane Whisnant, age 63
Diane Whisnant, age 63
Diane Whisnant, age 63, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012.
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Edgar Martin Stone, age 89
Edgar Martin Stone, age 89, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012. 
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Margaret Verdene Splawn, age 77
Margaret Verdene Splawn, age 77, of Forest City, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012.
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Marshall Doug London, 59
Marshall Doug London, 59
Marshall Doug London, 59, of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   I just spent the last several days traveling from Missouri to Kentucky trying to time my arrival at each place so that the deer season were either in prime rut or just before. Even though one can be pretty certain as to when these times come, the weather and other conditions also affect how productive these times actually are. For instance, a couple of years ago the rain had been so plentiful, the soybeans and corn were still not harvested when I arrived. This made hunting extremely difficult because there were so many places for the bucks to hide. Heat also makes a difference. It seems the warmer the weather, the less active the rut can be. All in all, much like the weather itself, it’s not a perfect science and definitely not a sure thing. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/21/12-11/28/12
Church Happenings 11/21/12-11/28/12
Hopewell United Methodist Church 
Join us on Saturdays at 5pm for a new & exciting way to praise and worship God! Don’t worry about dressing up. (Corner of Hollis & Hopewell Rd.) 828-248-2333. 
 
The Journey Church, Rutherfordton
The Journey Riders invite you to be a part of their weekly Bible study. A new motorcycle ministry meeting Thursdays, 6:30pm. 828-289-9645, 828-919-0009.
 
New Life Christian Fellowship Church, Spindale
Substance Abuse Meeting every Monday night, 7pm. Contact: Bishop J.L. McCluney; 704-477-6570.
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Community News

Community News 11/21/12-11/28/12
Community News 11/21/12-11/28/12
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Thurs. Nov. 22, 9am-11am at Cool Springs Gym; 400 West Main St., Forest City. Free Meals, Canned Goods, Clothes. Also, 200 boxes of Household Paper Products, baby diapers and more to the first 200 families. Sponsored by Word of Deliverance, R.O.T.W. Reaching Outside The Walls Ministry in Chesnee, SC. Info: 864-461-7178.
 
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County
Is a program established for the purpose of obtaining information about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your information could get you a cash reward. Crime Stoppers 828-286-8477.
 
The Military Order of Purple Heart 
Is starting a chapter in the Forest City, NC area and is seeking all veterans of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard who has been combat wounded in America’s wars and have received the Purple Heart medal. For info or to join, write or call Peter Meletis; 1007 Briarcliff Road, Mooresville, NC 28115, 704-664-7766 or write Bailey Gillespie; POB 365 Spindale, NC 28160.
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