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Chase Overpowered by Burns;  East Rutherford Nabs First Win
Kevin Carver
Chase Overpowered by Burns; East Rutherford Nabs First Win

Chase was the only undefeated football team in Rutherford County last week, but a very powerful Burns team brought the two-game win streak to an abrupt halt.

Burns, the bigger, more explosive team, along with a pretty impressive defense beat Chase 48-9 last week. Chase (2-1, 0-1) was held to two first downs last week, one each half, and never got any sort of a rhythm offensively.

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The Gilkey Story Dedicated To Feeding The Hungry
The Gilkey Story Dedicated To Feeding The Hungry

   In 1996, a new pastor from Georgia, Scotty Poole of the Little White Country Church in Gilkey, felt the needy of Rutherford County should be helped. 

     “For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you took me in.” (Matthew 25:35).

     Pastor Poole’s mother-in-law in Georgia was directing a food ministry. A road trip was in order for members of the Little White Church to learn from her and do the same. In January 1997 the church began “The Neighbors Pantry”. 

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 09/19/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipes 09/19/13
With the fall weather and Halloween around the corner, it brings to mind some homemade cookies. It just seems right to go with a glass of milk or hot chocolate. Gray’s Creek Baptist Church offers some good cookie recipes in their “Homemade With Love” cookbook.
 
Glorified Brownies • Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies • Peanut Butter Cookies
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

“Many Faces of Chimney Rock” Photo Contest

 
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Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day Contest!
Photo Of The Day 9/18/13
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USDA
USDA

Cottle Named Appointee to USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee in North Carolina

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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you understand?

Has anybody cut you off in traffic lately?  You know, pulled in front of you and made you hit the brakes to avoid an accident?  If it hasn’t happened lately, odds are it will if you drive much.

Now when it happened in the past, what did you do?  How did you react?

I guess it’s natural for you to yell at the driver, as if he could hear you, right?  Or, to blow your horn, more than once maybe, and flash your lights.

But did you stop and wonder, “Why did she do that?”

Maybe she was distracted by something stressful in her life like she can’t pay her mortgage because she was laid off by her company.  Or, she’s going home from the doctor’s office after being diagnosed with breast cancer.  Or, maybe his wife left him and his best friend, too…and together.  Or, maybe he had a shouting match with his teenaged son that morning.

Now I know that person should drive more carefully, but try to understand what might be happening with that person rather than just expressing your displeasure.  The same way you want someone to understand you.

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Obituaries

Darold Crawford, age 75
Darold Crawford, age 75
Darold Crawford, age 75, of Rutherfordton, NC and formerly of Waynesville, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
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Gloria Hargett Smith, age 55
Gloria Hargett Smith, age 55
Gloria Hargett Smith, age 55, of Forest City, NC, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
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Jackie Mae Smith Bennett, age 68
Jackie Mae Smith Bennett, age 68
Jackie Mae Smith Bennett, age 68, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
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James “Buck” Thornton, age 71
James “Buck” Thornton, age 71
James “Buck” Thornton, age 71, of Spindale, NC, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013.
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Larry Wayne Callahan, 53
Larry Wayne Callahan, 53
Larry Wayne Callahan, 53, of Mooresboro, passed away on Monday, September 09, 2013.
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Ollie Mae McGuirt, 87
Ollie Mae McGuirt, 87
Ollie Mae McGuirt, 87, a resident of Fair Haven Home, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
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The Reverend Charlie William Blackwell, age 85
The Reverend Charlie William Blackwell, age 85
The Reverend Charlie William Blackwell, age 85, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 12, 2013. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
       I’ve always prided myself on trying anything once. Now that doesn’t mean that I throw all caution to the wind and do things like swim with alligators, but generally I’m game for giving something a first shot. This especially goes for food unless its worms, bugs, and slugs.  That’s where I draw the line.  Over the years I’ve made my way through the lines of many wild game dinners. I’ve eaten everything from turtle to buffalo. I’ve also tasted my share of seafood. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 9/19/13-9/25/13
Church Happenings 9/19/13-9/25/13
Redemption Faith Center
Weekly Intercessory Prayer Wednesdays, 7pm. 1070 74-A Spindale. 828-245-6296.
 
Trinity Lutheran Church
For Christian talk radio, visit: www.issuesetc.org to check out archived Bible studies & topics. Visit us: www.trinitylutherantryon.org or Pastor Olson 828-817-5506 or email: pto351@gmail.com 
 
Sandy Level Baptist Church
Fish Fry on 1st Saturday of every month, 3-7pm. Everyone Welcome. 1047 Sandy Level Ch. Rd., Bostic.
 
Sunshine United Methodist Church
Regular weekly schedule: Sunday worship services 9:45am; Sunday school 10:45am. Pastor: Rev. Keys Pendleton. 367 Depriest Rd., Sunshine.
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Community News

Community News 9/19/13-9/25/13
Community News 9/19/13-9/25/13

LFS Carolinas in Need of Foster Parents
1000s of children in NC need safe and loving homes. Lutheran Family Services in the Carolinas (LFS Carolinas) is looking for compassionate families to provide stable, structured and loving homes for adolescents. Qualified parents receive respite care, 24-hr support, training, monthly support groups, appreciation events and reimbursement. Classes begin on Tues, Sept. 24, 6PM at Ascension Lutheran Ch, 300 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC 28150. For info call 704-922-4250 or 1-800-HELPING.

Girl Scouts of Gilkey, Greenhill & Union Mills
Tough Cookie 8K Run Sept. 28, 8:30am. Your support will enable the troop to attend events, financially support girls to attend camp and travel to educational locations. Donations accepted. 217 Gilkey School Rd. Rutherfordton. 704-434-2426.
 
Country Breakfast
All-You-Can-Eat Country Breakfast on Sept. 28, 7am-10am at Whitehouse Community Center; 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills. Adults $5; kids 6-12 $2.50; under 6 free.

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