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White, Reynold Earn Collegiate  All-American in Baseball for 2013
Kevin Carver
White, Reynold Earn Collegiate All-American in Baseball for 2013

Rutherford County has undoubtedly produced baseball talent in Gomer Hodge, then Randy Ingle, Todd Coffey, and Ryan Arrowood to name a few. This week, two young men have earned accolades and stamped their name among those who make the county proud of our diamond sport heritage once more.

Former Chase standout, Tyler White was named third team Louisville Slugger Collegiate All-American this season. White, who finished his senior year hitting .363, led the team in homers (16), doubles (27, also second in the nation) and with 66 RBI’s. The third baseball was also named 2013 SoCon player of the year as well.

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It’s All About And For The Kids!
Sponsor Gregory Hayes and Rick Rhom with the “best bike” trophy.
It’s All About And For The Kids!

On Saturday, June 1st, from 4pm to 10pm, almost 70 bikers and friends showed up for a benefit poker run. It was sponsored by Gregory’s Original Restaurant in Rutherfordton. It was all for and about the kids!

The kids were those of Rutherford Spindale Youth Football and Cheerleading Association  (RSYFCA). The program is a “age and weight protected” youth football league. Their pride is to be able to offer every child in the community an equal opportunity to play youth football as well as cheerleading.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 6/6/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 6/6/13
It’s been a while but this week we are traveling to Sunshine Elementary School and using the second edition of “Cooking With Sunshine, Volume II”. This is a great little cookbook from some dedicated and great people. Let’s get started.
 
Yummy Dessert • Peanut Butter Fruit Bars • Squash Pie
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Slideshow

Blast From The Past
Blast From The Past

Blast From The Past


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Community Pet Center Fundraiser
Community Pet Center Fundraiser

Community Event Helps Purchase Needed Pet Food


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Congratulations!
E3 Roger Moore
Congratulations!

Moore Completes Boot CAMP

 
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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 6/6/13
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

How do you talk to your child?

  Can you imagine the mother of Christopher Columbus saying, “I don’t care what you’ve discovered, you still could have written!”?

  Or, George Washington’s mother saying, “The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye!”?

  Or, Thomas Edison’s mother saying, “Of course I’m proud you invented the electric light bulb.  Now turn it off and go to sleep!”?

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Obituaries

Carter Douglas Shires, of Ellenboro, NC, infant son
Carter Douglas Shires, of Ellenboro, NC, infant son
Carter Douglas Shires, of Ellenboro, NC, infant son of Amber Shires and Dustin Morrow, entered into to his Heavenly Father’s presence on Friday, May 31, 2013. 
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Clayton Hamrick, of Rutherfordton, NC
Clayton Hamrick, of Rutherfordton, NC
Clayton Hamrick, of Rutherfordton, NC, infant son of Jessica Cole and Shane Hamrick, Jr, entered into the presence of his Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 2, 2013.
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Daniel P. Fredlund, age 77
Daniel P. Fredlund, age 77, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013. 
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J. W. Dale, age 79
J. W. Dale, age 79
J. W. Dale, age 79, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. 
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James Alexander Quinton, age 84
James Alexander Quinton, age 84
James Alexander Quinton, age 84, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013. 
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James “David” Burgess, age 62
James “David” Burgess, age 62
James “David” Burgess, age 62, of Henrietta, NC, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013.
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Lorene Mullinax Ledford, 86
Lorene Mullinax Ledford, 86
Lorene Mullinax Ledford, 86, of Mooresboro, passed away on Sunday, June 02, 2013. 
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Roberta R. Stainer, age 77
Roberta R. Stainer, age 77, of Lake Lure, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013.
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Terry Daniel Bailey, age 59
Terry Daniel Bailey, age 59
Terry Daniel Bailey, age 59, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. 
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Thomas Michael Stinson Jr., infant son
Thomas Michael Stinson Jr., infant son of Thomas Michael and Christy Marie Glover Stinson, of Shelby, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   My son and I just did a four hour float on the river. It was only my second time this year, but our first. I had been waiting for the water to recede from several spring rains that had hit our area. And after being away for a few days, it all lined up for us to go. It was a beautiful, short-sleeve comfortable, morning that was also full of some great expectations from me. This time of year the fishing can be good all day long and the fish don’t seem as finicky. The water was not yet warm enough to throw my favorite top water bait so we opted for a small fluke. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 6/6/13-6/12/13
Church Happenings 6/6/13-6/12/13

Redemption Faith Center
Weekly Intercessory Prayer Wednesdays 7pm. Spindale. 828-245-6296.

Sunshine United Methodist Church
Sunday worship services 9:45am; Sunday school 10:45am. Pastor: Rev. Cindy Lunsford. 367 Depriest Rd., Sunshine.
 
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Sunday school 10am. Worship service 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.
 
The Journey Church, Rutherfordton
The Journey Riders invite you to be a part of their weekly Bible study Thursdays 6:30pm. 828-289-9645, 828-919-0009.

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Community News

Community News 6/6/13-6/12/13
Community News 6/6/13-6/12/13
Buffet Breakfast
Sat. June 8, 7am-10am at Gilkey School Community Center. Adults $5, kids 6-12 $3, 6 and under free. Proceeds to help Center.
 
Rutherford Quilt Guild
Anniversary Pot Luck Dinner held June 10, 6pm at the First Baptist Church of Rutherfordton on Main St. All members are being asked to bring a pot luck dish & something for show & tell. 828-288-3030.
 
Chase FFA Alumni Meeting 
Mon. June 10, 7pm. Ag. Department, Chase High. Contact: chaseffaalumni@gmail.com or 828-447-3134.
 
Extension Successful Gardener Program
Featuring: “Hot Perennials.” Held June 14, 9am-11am at the Rutherford County Extension Center; 193 Callahan-Koon Rd., Spindale. The program is free, but you are asked to contact the center at 828-287-6011 to register.
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