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Weird Chase-East Game  Counts For More Than Rivalry
Kevin Carver
Weird Chase-East Game Counts For More Than Rivalry

It was one of those nights, as it will be recalled as “That’s the night the lights went out in Bostic!”

Last Friday, Chase went to East Rutherford and they were tied at 7 by half. However, the lights went out in and around the stadium in the third quarter. There was still barely enough light to play, but East Rutherford scored off four Chase turnovers in the second half to prevail 31-17.

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There Is No Greater Honor Than For Us  To Salute All Those Who Serve & Sacrifice And Let Freedom Ring!
E3 Roger Moore Forest City, NC
There Is No Greater Honor Than For Us To Salute All Those Who Serve & Sacrifice And Let Freedom Ring!

This past Monday, November 11th, we took time out to remember. It is a special day every year in which we salute our veteran’s, both past and present.

This day began after World War I, known at the time as “The Great War”. It officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed oh June 28, 1919 in the Palace of Versailles outside of the town in France.

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Dedication To Our Hometown Hero Smoky Burgess
“Smoky” Burgess wife, Margaret studies the dedication program. Her son, Larry, is pictured left.
Dedication To Our Hometown Hero Smoky Burgess
On Saturday, November 9th, Forest City showed it’s endearing pride to one of its own. A statue in front of the Cool Spring Gymnasium on West Main Street was dedicated and presented for all to see. The statue was a beautiful depiction of Forrest Harrill “Smoky” Burgess born in Caroleen, Rutherford County, North Carolina.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/14/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/14/13

This week I’m offering some soup recipes. There is nothing like a good bowl of soup when it gets cold. Add some homemade biscuits and you’ve got a great meal. New Hope United Methodist Women’s “A Taste Of Heaven” cookbook provides this weeks recipes.

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup • Red Bean Vegetable Soup • Potato Soup

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Slideshow

Photo Of The Day Contest!
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Are you experiencing life?

   When I was in radio broadcasting, I was asked to do some pretty off-the-wall kinds of things.  But probably the strangest request I ever received and, being the dutiful employee that I was ever did, was to attempt to do play-by-play commentary of a July 4th fireworks display.

   Now I know it sounds crazy, but that was the assignment.  I set up my equipment at a local July 4th celebration and did a live broadcast.  I interviewed local persons enjoying the festivities.  I gave away records, T-shirts, and bumper stickers.

   Everything was going fine until it got dark enough for the fireworks display.  And then I knew I was stuck.  I described the “bombs bursting in air” the best I could, but I remember saying, “That was so beautiful, I can’t describe it.  You just had to be here to experience it.”

   You know, there are lots of times in life that you just have to be there to experience it.  You can’t describe how beautiful life is.  So get up and experience life today.  Be here!  And as you do, listen to life and make a positive life, not just a living.

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Obituaries

Annie Faye Dalton, age 75
Annie Faye Dalton, age 75
Annie Faye Dalton, age 75, of Caroleen, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2013.
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Bunie Allen Boheler, age 74
Bunie Allen Boheler, age 74
Bunie Allen Boheler, age 74, of Bostic, NC, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013.
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Daniel Raymond Mueller, 74
Daniel Raymond Mueller, 74
Daniel Raymond Mueller, 74, of Forest City, NC, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013.  
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Earnesteen Pearson “Teeny” Barnes, 74
Earnesteen Pearson “Teeny” Barnes, 74
Earnesteen Pearson “Teeny” Barnes, 74, of Mooresboro, passed away on Thursday, November 07, 2013. 
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Elizabeth “Beth” Holland Splawn, age 36
Elizabeth “Beth” Holland Splawn, age 36
Elizabeth “Beth” Holland Splawn, age 36, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013.
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Elizabeth E. Humphries, age 80
Elizabeth E. Humphries, age 80
Elizabeth E. Humphries, age 80, of Forest City, NC, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013.
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James “Tony” Jeffords, age 57
James “Tony” Jeffords, age 57
James “Tony” Jeffords, age 57, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013.
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Mildred Louise Humphries Carroll, 85
Mildred Louise Humphries Carroll, 85
Mildred Louise Humphries Carroll, 85, of Shelby, passed away on Friday, November 08, 2013. 
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Mrs. Mildred Lou Ellen Hill Street age 71
Mrs. Mildred Lou Ellen Hill Street age 71
Mrs. Mildred Lou Ellen Hill Street age 71 went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November 7, 2013. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
While November usually can’t compare to the colder days of January and February, it can still get really cold. But if one is to have the best opportunity at a big buck, he has to get out in it. He just better be prepared. What I have noticed over the years, however, is that I seem to manage the cold pretty well, but what I am never ready for is the wind that may accompany those cold temperatures. I had rather hunt in 20 degree weather with no wind than 30 degree weather with the wind. And no matter what the weather lady says the wind chill is, it is always colder than her predictions. When I hunt in the Midwest, it is especially bad. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/14/13-11/20/13
Church Happenings 11/14/13-11/20/13

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Weekly schedule: Sunday school 10am. Worship service at 11am. Mt. Olivet Church Rd. Ellenboro.

Sunshine United Methodist Church
Regular weekly schedule: Sunday worship services 9:45am; Sunday school 10:45am. Pastor: Rev. Keys Pendleton. 367 Depriest Rd., Sunshine.
 
Well Springs UM Church, Forest City
Rutherford County Chapter NAACP will host a Membership Drive Program on Sun. Nov. 17, 3pm. Guest Speaker; Presiding Elder Andrew Smoke, AME Zion Church. And local county Church Male Choirs. 
 
Church of Christ
FREE Bible Study Course by mail. Get to know God better. Leave name, address & phone number. 115 Clay St., Forest City. 828-245-2720.

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Community News

Community News 11/14/13-11/20/13
Community News 11/14/13-11/20/13
Grace of God Rescue Mission Needed items: Sectional plates, bowls, plastic forks & spoons, cups, napkins, paper towels, gallon canned foods, personal hygiene items, coffee, sugar & cleaning items. 828-245-9141. 
 
Are You Ok Phone Reassurance Program: Designed to check on senior citizens & help them & their family have peace of mind. Program provides a knowledge that someone cares and will check on them daily. No cost for this program. Contact Lt. Godlock 828-287-6395, Rutherford Co. Sheriff Office.
 
Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County: Program established for the purpose of obtaining info about criminal activity & fugitive felons. Have information about a crime? Report is anonymously. You do not have to reveal your name. Your info could get you a cash reward. Crime Stoppers 828-286-8477.
 
14th Annual Toy Run
Sun. Nov. 24, 1pm. Benefiting children deserving a special Christmas. Rain date 12/01/13. Grab your ride and a soft toy or clothes and join us for this special event. Meet at old K-Mart on 74 Bypass, next to Dennys. Depart at 1:45pm for ride to Rutherford County Moose Lodge and deliver toys. Food served for all participants. If you can’t join us, but want to help, drop a toy off at House of Payne Cycle Works Sponsored by Rutherford County Moose Lodge and CCIB. 
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