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Moving on from Football After All-County Team Named
Kevin Carver
Moving on from Football After All-County Team Named

Well, here it is…my All-Rutherford County Football team selections for this season. While there were 160 varsity players or so this season, 40 make the cut (10 each team) as I had last year.

There are a few more kids that probably deserve to be on this list, but thank you all for a great football season.

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Rutherford County EMS And United Way To Kick Off Toy Drive Next Week
Rutherford County EMS And United Way To Kick Off Toy Drive Next Week
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service (RCEMS) is pleased to announce the “Stuff the Ambulance” Toy Drive. RCEMS will be partnering with several organizations to help provide toys for children in Rutherford County this holiday season. RCEMS will be working with United Way and DSS on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 29 – December 15 to collect toys and stuff the ambulance in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
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New Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program
New Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program

The good news about the Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program is that what used to be a regional program is now exclusively in Rutherford County. This means that for the first time all toys collected in Rutherford County stay in Rutherford County as opposed to being shared regionally. 

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/27/13
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 11/27/13
With the holidays continuing,  I thought I’d add some interesting side dishes you might enjoy. From the Advent Lutheran in Spindale, I am using their “ADVENTures in Cooking from the North Carolina Foothills” cookbook.
 
Broccoli Quiche • Sweet & Sour Beans • Mom’s Cornbread Casserole
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Community
Community

Vintage Tin Donates Proceeds to Shriners Hospital For Children

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Photo Contest
Photo Contest
Photo Of The Day!
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

What are you thankful for today?

It seems to me that a lot of the conversations I listen to are more about what people don’t like, what they don’t have, what they don’t agree with, etc., than about what they do like, what they do have, what they agree with and just generally what they’re thankful for.  Focusing on these negatives causes your mind and spirit to attract more of them.  When you focus on the positives, you discover more of them in your life.

So today, focus for a minute on what you’re thankful for.  I’m thankful today for:

My wife and daughters who love me as I am, good mood or when I’m Senor Cranky Pants, as my older daughter refers to me at times.

My parents with whom I’m spending most of this week and their loving sacrifices and investments in me when I was young.

My work team who give of themselves every single day to achieve outstanding results for our clients and customers who want to Work and Live Positive.

And I’m thankful to share this story with you today.  Thanks for listening to life with me!

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Obituaries

Betty Greene Jones, age 89
Betty Greene Jones, age 89
Betty Greene Jones, age 89, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2013.
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Edith McDaniel Humphries, 84
Edith McDaniel Humphries, 84
Edith McDaniel Humphries, 84, of Taylors, S.C., passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 
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Elizabeth (Lib) born December 21, 1919
Elizabeth (Lib) born December 21, 1919
Elizabeth (Lib) born December 21, 1919 went peacefully to Heaven at age 93 on November 18, 2013. 
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Mildred Moore, age 82
Mildred Moore, age 82, of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013. 
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Mr. Melvin M. McAlister age 79
Mr. Melvin M. McAlister age 79 of Rutherfordton,  passed away Friday November 22, 2013. 
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Tony Duke Littlejohn age 67
Tony Duke Littlejohn age 67 of Atlanta, Ga. formerly of Gaffney, SC and Rutherfordton, NC passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013.  
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Vickie Lynn Graham, age 57
Vickie Lynn Graham, age 57
Vickie Lynn Graham, age 57, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013.
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Viola Gamble, 101
Viola Gamble, 101, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   As a grandparent (I prefer poppy) I am excited about the time when I will have the opportunity to take my own grandchildren on their first hunting experiences. Until then, I am enjoying occasional opportunities to take other children, youth, and young adults into this wonderful world. I can honestly say I get as excited and nervous as they do just before they pull the trigger. I do, however, temper my celebration until we see the evidence of a well-placed shot lying on the ground. I then go nuts. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 11/27/13-12/4/13
Church Happenings 11/27/13-12/4/13
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.
 
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 11/27/13-12/4/13
Community News 11/27/13-12/4/13

Pictures with Santa
Sat. Dec. 7, 2pm-5pm at the Gilkey School Community Center. Kids can make Christmas Ornaments, will have refreshments.
 
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.

Ellenboro Christmas Parade 
Sun. Dec. 8, 3pm. Chris Francis will be Grand Marshall. If anyone is interested in joining the parade they may contact Sandra Weeks @ 828-453-8932 or Alberta Madigan @ 828-453-8611 or they may come by and pick up an entry form at Ellenboro Town Hall. Entry forms should be completed and returned to Town Hall by Dec. 2nd. The entry form may also be printed from our website www.ellenboronc.info.
 
Hospice In Need of Items: Trash bags, laundry detergent, cleaning products dish detergent, Lysol spray, liquid hand soap, paper towels, Kleenex tissue, toilet tissue, etc. Info: 828-245-0095.

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