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East Rutherford Passes Early Test, Central-East Match Ahead
Kevin Carver
East Rutherford Passes Early Test, Central-East Match Ahead

The biggest test East Rutherford’s boys basketball team faced in this early season came last Tuesday hosting Hunter Huss.

Huss, a legitimate 3A state title contender showed well early, but East Rutherford was outstanding from the second quarter forward to record a huge 85-77 win.

Huss had three kids who could fill it up for 55 of the Husky points and jump out of the gym, yet it wasn’t enough.


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A Time To Honor ... A Time To Remember...
At the entrance of the Hospice “Festival Of Trees”, the welcoming display with “Frosty” included four “Remembrance Bears” made by volunteers.
A Time To Honor ... A Time To Remember...

On Thursday, December 6th, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Carolina Event and Conference Center, Hospice of Rutherford County held its 16th annual “Festival Of Trees”.

This years event required four Christmas trees to hold all the ornaments. Ornaments are either “In Memory Of” or “In Honor Of”. Each year a special ornament is designed for the occasion. This year’s ornament design was an open seashell with a pearl inside. 

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Entertainment

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

Charles Kuralt Journalist, Correspondent, News Anchor

He was born on September 10, 1934 in Wilmington, North Carolina. He died at the age of 62 on July 4th, 1997 from complications from lupus. He was most widely known for his long career with CBS, first for his “On the Riad” segments on the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and later as the first anchor of CBS News Sunday.

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Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 12/13/12
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 12/13/12
I believe it’s appropriate to share Christmas Dinner recipes from the Joy Gillespie popular cookbook entitled “Moma’s Mountain Cooking And Her Christmas Dinner”, now in it’s fifth printing.
 
Roasted Turkey & Cornbread Dressing • Moma’s Spare Ribs • Oyster Pie • Baked Macaroni & Cheese
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

Santa on the Chimney Celebrates 20 Years December 15

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Photo Of the Day Contest!
Photo Of the Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 12/13/12
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Sportsman Corner
Sportsman Corner
David Starnes killed this buck with a Mathews MR7 Bow.
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Youth Empowerment
Youth Empowerment

Celebrating Good Grades

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life

Do you play tic-tac-toe?

  I listen to life every chance I can, discovering positivity in all sorts of ways.  I recently learned 10 things about life while playing tic-tac-toe.  They are:

1.  The game is not difficult to play.  Life is pretty simple, too.

2.  Reduce the complicated to simple steps and you’ll play a lot better.  Pick a spot to call your own.

3.  Whether you’re the “X” or the “O” doesn’t really matter.  We’re all human.

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Obituaries

Amanda Grant Waters, age 85
Amanda Grant Waters, age 85
Amanda Grant Waters, age 85, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at the Holly Springs Senior Citizens Home.
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Charles Cleveland Hardin, age 84
Charles Cleveland Hardin, age 84
Charles Cleveland Hardin, age 84, of Forest City, NC passed away on December 7th, 2012.  
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David Warne Root, age 70
David Warne Root, age 70, of Lake Lure passed away on December 4th, 2012. 
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Garland Scott Goode, 44
Garland Scott Goode, 44, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012. 
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Hazel Jean Parton, 78
Hazel Jean Parton, 78
Hazel Jean Parton, 78, of Simpsonville, SC, passed away on December 3, 2012.  
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Joel Dean Ledbetter, age 73
Joel Dean Ledbetter, age 73
Joel Dean Ledbetter, age 73, of Mooresboro, NC, passed away December 4, 2012. 
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Leavy Ann Johnson Scruggs, 100
Leavy Ann Johnson Scruggs, 100, of Cliffside, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012. 
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Lucille Dailey Wells, age 88
Lucille Dailey Wells, age 88
Lucille Dailey Wells, age 88, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012.
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Pamela Kirby Cole, age 55
Pamela Kirby Cole, age 55
Pamela Kirby Cole, age 55, of Forest City, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. 
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Victoria “Vickie” Lynn Ruppe, 51
Victoria “Vickie” Lynn Ruppe, 51, Forest City, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2012.
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Wilford Cooper, age 80
Wilford Cooper, age 80
Wilford Cooper, age 80, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
            There are about 30 days between the first deer rut and the second one. This second one is when those does cycle back into breeding phase if they were not bred during the first one. The time between these two can provide a little lull in the action. But I have actually found the second rut to be at times more productive than the first; especially if the weather has been cold. It seems the deer become more concentrated in the areas where the food is the most plentiful. When the underbrush dies in the woods, it leaves them having to forage in open fields. And when a doe in heat comes to a field, you can be sure a buck will be close behind. I want to be there waiting on him.
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Church News

Church Happenings 12/13/12-12/19/12
Church Happenings 12/13/12-12/19/12
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 
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.
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Community News

Community News 12/13/12-12/19/12
Community News 12/13/12-12/19/12

Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum 
Designated Toys for Tots drop off thru 12/14/12. Located at 241 Vance St. Forest City. 828-247-1767.
 
Chase Corner Ministries
•Mobile Food Pantry Tues. Dec. 18, 10am at Providence United Methodist Church; 161 Providence Ch. Rd., Forest City. •Christmas Sale Dec. 10-21, clothing and Christmas items 50% off! •Mon. Dec. 24 & Tues. Dec. 25: closed in observance of Christmas.1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City. 828-247-0096.

Empty Shoe Boxes Needed
The Food Pantry in Forest City is collecting “EMPTY” but in good condition shoe boxes that will be used for the back pack program for Christmas. Also, any slightly used coats for all ages is greatly appreciated. Please drop off your shoe boxes and coats at the Food Panty located at the back of Tri-City Mall in the old Transit Damaged Freight building. Info: Pat Evans; 828-980-2654.

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