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Typical Martinsville Racing,  Untypical Weekend For Writer
Kevin Carver
Typical Martinsville Racing, Untypical Weekend For Writer

Plans sometimes change, but places and faces remain the same.

I expected to travel to Virginia this weekend for NASCAR Racing, but kidney stones altered my plans to cover the STP Gas Booster 500 from the Martinsville Speedway.

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Owls release 2013 Coaching Staff
The entrance to Rutherford County’s Grahamtown Community Garden.
Owls release 2013 Coaching Staff
The Forest City Owls have announced the signing of two assistant coaches for the 2013 season in Chris Torgerson and Kyle Putnam.
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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 4/11/13
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you see in the dark?

My wife was out of town and I was feeding some of our horses one extremely dark night. It was cloudy and there was no starlight.

This group of horses is fed outside, not in the barn, in pails on the ground. Sometimes they play with their pails and roll them around the pasture. So here I am, looking for black pails on the ground on an extremely dark night.

I thought to myself, “Instead of stumbling around the pasture with horses chasing you for feed, let the horses show you where the pails are.”

So I stepped into the pasture, called the horses, and watched as they went and stood in various places around the pasture.  I walked up to each one and discovered a black pail on the ground in front of them, poured in the feed, and moved on to the next one.  The horses could see the pails. I let them guide me.

Do you ever find yourself stumbling around in the darkness of your life for something? Listen to your life for those people sent to help you stop stumbling, and start feeding those around you as you work positive and live positive today.

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Obituaries

A.L. Gettys, age 92
A.L. Gettys, age 92

A.L. Gettys, age 92, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013.


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Clay Ervin Nelon age 54
Clay Ervin Nelon age 54
Clay Ervin Nelon age 54 of Lake Lure, NC passed away on April 7th 2013.  
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Earl Clifford Hamrick, “Red”, age 63
Earl Clifford Hamrick, “Red”, age 63
Earl Clifford Hamrick, “Red”, age 63 of Rutherfordton passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. 
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Earline Louise O’Brien, age 98
Earline Louise O’Brien, age 98, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013. 
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Frank Kozik, age 88
Frank Kozik, age 88, of Forest City, passed away Saturday April 6, 2013. 
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In loving memory of William Clyde Street age 84
In loving memory of William Clyde Street age 84 who went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday April 3, 2013.
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Maudie May age 76
Maudie May age 76 of Forest City, NC passed away on April 2, 2013.  
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Michael Anthony Purdy age 53

Michael Anthony Purdy age 53 of Forest City passed away Friday April 5, 2013.


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Mrs. Mattie Ruth Epley Cook age 101
Mrs. Mattie Ruth Epley Cook age 101

Mrs. Mattie Ruth Epley Cook age 101 went home to be with the Lord on April 1, 2013.


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Tammy Thompson Beason, age 52
Tammy Thompson Beason, age 52
Tammy Thompson Beason, age 52, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   Recently, I was able to take an extended trip with Richard Jordan of Christian Sportsmen’s Fellowship. Our destination was Dallas, Texas and since we had several stops to make, we decided to drive. Now this is normally a terrible idea, but it gave Richard and me a lot of time to talk about all things ministry and outdoors. Our itinerary included a Friday and Saturday meeting with a bunch of Texas guys who loved to hunt and who wanted to use this passion to connect with other guys. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 4/11/13-4/17/13
Church Happenings 4/11/13-4/17/13
Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church
Country Ham Supper Sat. April 13, 4pm-7:30pm. Music: Strings of Joy. Info: 828-245-8808. 1658 Duncan’s Creek Rd., Ellenboro.
 
Pleasant View Community Church
Spring Revival April 15-21, 7pm nightly and Sunday at 11am. Preaching: Jerry McClain. 129 Michael Dr. Forest City.
 
Johnson Memorial Baptist Church
Revival April 15-19, 7pm. Sat. April 20, end of revival with a light meal at 4pm, singing at 6pm. 129 Groce St. Forest City. 
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Community News

Community News 4/11/13-4/17/13
Community News 4/11/13-4/17/13
Bostic Lincoln Spring Festival
Sat. April 20, 10am with all-day, free entertainment. Dramas, musical entertainment, food and craft vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, student art show, bingo, heritage and train exhibits and “Little Detroit” cruise-in” car show. Bring family, friends and a comfortable chair. Info: 828-245-9800. 
 
Music at the Mills
Fri. April 12, 7PM. Supper 6pm. Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills.
 
Annual Rutherfordton Kiwanis Auction
Cars, furniture, antiques, bikes, lawn/garden equipment and more on Sat. April 13, 9am until it’s all gone. At the Rutherfordton Maintenance Building; Washington Street at 1st Street. Rutherfordton.
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