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Ravens Hold On After Power Outage;  East Face Tough Game On Friday
Kevin Carver
Ravens Hold On After Power Outage; East Face Tough Game On Friday

Knocking out the lights in New Orleans nearly knocked out the Baltimore Ravens.

However, Baltimore’s Raven caught fire in the postseason and that is why they won it all on Super Bowl Sunday.

Although Baltimore nearly collapsed after a lighting malfunction in the stadium caused delay for 35 minutes. Following the delay, it seemed like Baltimore (14-6) had lost their momentum and composure in the third quarter. Sustaining two drives for two field goals in the fourth quarter really showed their mental toughness, winning 34-31 over San Francisco.

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All About A Little Girl Needing Help
Finally, Paisley gave us a glance backstage. She is here with her loving mother, April.
All About A Little Girl Needing Help
On Sunday, February 3rd, at the Green Hill Community Center, it was all about a community embracing the needs of a little five year old girl named Paisley Haynes. She is the youngest of three girls. On December 12, 2012, at the Children’s Clinic, Asheville Memorial Hospital, Paisley was diagnosed with leukemia (cancer of the blood cells). She will have to endure at least two and a half years of treatment to become cancer free. It will be a long, hard journey, and medically very expensive. 
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A Korean POW Is Given A Surprise Birthday Party
A Korean POW Is Given A Surprise Birthday Party
At the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. C., one of the permanent inscriptions reads “Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and people they never met”. Bailey Gillespie spent 1013 days, from November 1950 to September 1953 as a POW in the Korean War. It was a miracle that he survived! Mr. Gillespie landed in Korea on July 10, 1950 and was captured just over four months later. 
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Slideshow

Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 2/7/13
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Rutherford Regional Health System
Rutherford Regional Health System

Reinhardt Celebrates 35 Years Of Service

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you practice conversation generosity?
   Have you ever noticed how some people do all the talking?  And that they’re usually the ones who are a little negative?
   And how other people are really good listeners?  And that they’re more often the ones who when they speak have something positive to say?
   I was in a room recently in which a man took all the air out of the room by talking only about himself.  I watched while other people tried to be polite and listen, or gently change the subject to include others in the conversation.  They changed their body language to move away from the person and some just left the room.

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Obituaries

Betty Vickers Smith, age 65
Betty Vickers Smith, age 65
Betty Vickers Smith, age 65, of Forest City, NC, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013.
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Bonnie Jackson Gilbert, 88
Bonnie Jackson Gilbert, 88, formerly of Mill Spring, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.  
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Charles Leroy Mize, 81
Charles Leroy Mize, 81, of Bostic, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013.
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Elizabeth “Lib” Millwood Waters, 87
Elizabeth “Lib” Millwood Waters, 87
Elizabeth “Lib” Millwood Waters, 87, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. 
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Elmer LeRoy (“Roy”) Routh
Elmer LeRoy (“Roy”) Routh
Elmer LeRoy (“Roy”) Routh passed away January 31, 2013. He was 84 years old. 
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Harold “Billy” Williams, age 62
Harold “Billy” Williams, age 62
Harold “Billy” Williams, age 62, of New House Road, Ellenboro, NC, lost his well fought battle with cancer on Sunday, January 27, 2013.
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Jaylan Starr Wages, infant
Jaylan Starr Wages, infant
Jaylan Starr Wages, infant daughter of Teresa Wages passed away on February 1, 2013. 
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Jean Anders Vickers, age 71
Jean Anders Vickers, age 71
Jean Anders Vickers, age 71, of Rutherfordton, NC formerly of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
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Kelly D. Flynn, Sr.
Kelly D. Flynn, Sr.
Kelly D. Flynn, Sr. passed away on January 24, 2013.  
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Kenneth J. May, age 75
Kenneth J. May, age 75
Kenneth J. May, age 75, of Mooresboro, NC passed away Friday, January 18, 2013.
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Margie Lee Putman Butler, 80
Margie Lee Putman Butler, 80
Margie Lee Putman Butler, 80, of Ellenboro, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013. 
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Mrs. Ellen Mae Hensley Dotson age 92
Mrs. Ellen Mae Hensley Dotson age 92
Mrs. Ellen Mae Hensley Dotson age 92 went home to be with the Lord on Thursday January 24, 2013. 
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Paul Franklin Sims, 76
Paul Franklin Sims, 76
Paul Franklin Sims, 76, husband of Doris Ann Mullis Sims, entered into eternal rest January 26, 2013.
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Ruth Carver, 95
Ruth Carver, 95
Ruth Carver, 95, formerly of Spindale, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013. 
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Steve Douglas Lipscomb age 67
Steve Douglas Lipscomb age 67 passed away January 28, 2013.
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W.C. Dycus, 63
W.C. Dycus, 63
W.C. Dycus, 63, of Ellenboro, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2013. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
I’m still not sure about this whole global warming thing, but I do know that the winters where I live are not as cold and snowy as they used to be. I can remember the days when you could always count on hunting in the snow on Thanksgiving Day. Now there’s no guarantee that you’ll even have a measurable amount of snow at any time during the winter season. The same goes for February. The last couple of days have warmed up considerably and our good weather folks are predicting temperatures in the 70’s tomorrow. If it’s even close, we’ll think that spring has sprung. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 2/7/13-2/13/13
Church Happenings 2/7/13-2/13/13
Faith Temple Worship Center
Soup Kitchen every Thursday, 6pm. 151 Kentucky St., Spindale. 
 
New Harvest Church
Free Zumba Classes Thursdays @ 6:30pm & Saturdays @ 9am. 131 Countryside Dr., Forest City. www.newharvestonline.com 828-229-3033.
 
Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 South Ch. St., Forest City.  828-375-0046 to register.
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Community News

Community News 2/7/13-2/13/13
Community News 2/7/13-2/13/13
Chase Corner Ministries 
Half-price sale on all coats, jackets, and hoodies from now until Fri. March 1st. 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City.
 
Music at the Mills 
Fri. Feb. 8, 7pm. Featuring: Appalachian Fire. Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills. 828-748-7956.
 
Chase FFA Alumni Meeting
Mon. Feb. 11, 7pm. Agriculture Department, Chase High School. Contact: chaseffaalumni@gmail.com 828-447-3134.
 
Rutherford Quilt Guild
Meeting on Feb. 11, 7pm at the First Baptist Church on Main St., Rutherfordton. Speaker: Jane Garrison. All visitors are welcome and members are encouraged to bring a friend. 828-288-3030.
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