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Who’s Ready For Some High School Football Conference Previews?
Kevin Carver
Who’s Ready For Some High School Football Conference Previews?

High School football kicks off with it’s first scheduled practice around the state for all schools on August 1st. I know it‘s a little early, but I thought why not preview both conferences that affect Rutherford County.

The South Mountain Athletic Conference is a two-tier conference this season whether you like it or not. One through four and five through nine should be in a heated battle all year long. I wish I could pick R-S, Chase and East Rutherford among the top, but this is what I honestly foresee.

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Lake Lure Unveils New Welcome Center
Tom Elfers owner and creator of Ornametals in Rutherfordtron installing the new metal arch at Lake Lure’s new Welcome Center.
Lake Lure Unveils New Welcome Center
Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) is unveiling its new Welcome Center at Lake Lure the Center’s grand opening on Thursday, July 25 at 10 a.m. Visitors can expect a total immersion experience. The new center features interactive displays. It now welcomes everyone with an educational trip about Lake Lure and the entire area. 
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 7/25/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 7/25/13
This week we feature “Recipes & Memories” from the Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. I’m going to the kitchen and make some delicious main dishes.
 
Chicken Napoli • Old Fashioned Pot Roast • Breaded Pork Chops
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Slideshow

Boy Scouts
Boy Scouts

Lawndale Boy Scout Troop 112 at Camp Bud Schiele in Rutherford County attending the opening ceremony.

 
 
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USDA
USDA

USDA Extends Acreage Reporting Deadline for FSA to August 2, 2013

 
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Obituaries

Barbara “Daphine” Maness, age 53
Barbara “Daphine” Maness, age 53
Barbara “Daphine” Maness, age 53, of Mooresboro, NC, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013.
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Eugene Robert Smith, age 64
Eugene Robert Smith, age 64
Eugene Robert Smith, age 64, of Rutherfordton celebrated his birthday by going home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, July 12, 2013. 
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Jerry Michael Sparks, 72
Jerry Michael Sparks, 72, of Spindale, NC, passed away peacefully July 18, 2013.  
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William “Clark” Hamrick
William “Clark” Hamrick
On June 11, 2013, William “Clark” Hamrick went to his heavenly home to rest. He passed away at his Lawrenceville, Georgia home cared for by his loving wife Martha and his favorite cat, Sassy.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   Rain is expected for today. I’ve been hearing these words almost every day for the past two months. June was one of the wettest months in our history and July has followed suit. During one stretch it rained for five straight days. I went to church during that time and they were only letting us in two by two – male and female. I am having to mow my grass about every five days; between the showers. I know there will be some good results that will come from all this rain. The crops look really healthy. The corn and bean fields that I have witnessed have looked pristine. Many oak trees will flourish with acorns.
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Church News

Church Happenings 7/25/13-7/31/13
Church Happenings 7/25/13-7/31/13
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Weekly schedule: Sunday school 10am. Worship service at 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.
 
New Life Christian Fellowship Church
Mon., 7-8pm NA/AA “Lets Talk” Meeting. Wed., 7-8pm Bible Study. Sunday school 10-11am. Sunday Worship 11am. Need a ride? Transportation is available. 299 E. Main St. Spindale. 704-477-6570.
 
River Glory Prayer and Worship Center
Weekly Service held Sunday, 2pm at: First Weslyan Church (beside Hardin Drug Store) 700 S. Church St. Forest City. 843-330-9302 or 828-748-7736.
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Community News

Community News 7/25/13-7/31/13
Community News 7/25/13-7/31/13
Music at the Mills
Fri. July 26, 7pm. Supper 6pm. Featuring: Homegrown Music. Union Mills Learning Center; 6495 Hudlow Rd. Union Mills.
 
Whitehouse Community Center
Whitehouse Country Breakfast, Yard Sale & Bake Sale Sat. July 27, 7am-10am. Adults: $5; Children 6-12: $2.50, under 6: Free. 5408 Painters Gap Rd Union Mills.
 
Chimney Rock State Park Event
“Off the Beaten Path:” Wild Mushrooms Walk Sat. July 27; 9:30am-noon. Cost: $25 for Adults, $10 for Annual Passholders (includes Park admission). Advance registration required. Join Dr. Coleman McCleneghan, renowned mycologist for the Asheville Mushroom Club and professor of Biology at Appalachian State University, in learning about and searching for a variety of fungi. Limited to 20 people.
 
Organic Grain Field Day
Tues. July 30, 10am-2pm at the Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, NC. Registration fee of $10 (includes lunch) is required prior to July 26. Info: Molly Hamilton 828-272-1041.
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