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East Rutherford Continues to Roll;  Super Bowl is Set
Kevin Carver
East Rutherford Continues to Roll; Super Bowl is Set

Prep hoops roundup

East Rutherford’s boys (12-3, 8-1) and girls swept the two games they played this week. The Cavalier boys on a roll as they have picked seven straight wins and hold second in the SMAC behind Shelby. They possibly host Veritas on Thursday (Jan. 23) and go to Burns (Jan. 28) followed by huge game at Shelby on the Friday (Jan. 31).

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The Story Of Our Namesake And His Achievements
The Story Of Our Namesake And His Achievements
It is most unfortunate that we have no photos or pictures or Griffith Rutherford and only have conflicting reports on the circumstances which relate on when he came to America. Little is known about the man who would become a hero to all of us. Some reports say he was born in Northern Ireland in 1721, others claim it was 1731. His grave marker at his final resting place uses 1721. It is said he was born in Ireland to John and Elizabeth Griffith Rutherford. 
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Community
Community

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you play Scrabble?

   Recently I got an email from a friend who enjoys Scrabble, giving me some examples of how you can rearrange the letters of certain words to form other words.  For instance, when you rearrange the letters of “dormitory,” you get “dirty room.”  And when you rearrange the letters of “the Morse code,” you get “here come dots.”  Pretty cool, eh?

   And the word, “desperation” becomes “a rope ends it” when you change the lettering around.  Did you know “animosity” rearranges into “is no amity?” And “snooze alarms” becomes “Alas! No more Z’s.”  “A decimal point” rearranges into “I’m a dot in place.”  “Eleven plus two” changes into “twelve plus one.”  “Mother-in-law” scrambles into “woman Hitler.”  And “slot machines” scrambled around is “cash lost in me.”

   Life gets rearranged a lot, doesn’t it?  Well, no matter how you spell it, “positive” can’t spell “negative” even when you’re rearranged, so listen to life today and make a positive life.

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Obituaries

Anna Mitchem Hardin, 92
Anna Mitchem Hardin, 92, of Rutherfordton passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.
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Austin Thomas Roberson, Jr., 89,
Austin Thomas Roberson, Jr., 89,
Austin Thomas Roberson, Jr., 89, of Bostic, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2014. 
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Leon Franklin Dobbins, age 73
Leon Franklin Dobbins, age 73, of Forest City, NC passed away on January 14, 2014.  
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Mr. James Clayton Sparks “Jim” age 64
Mr. James Clayton Sparks “Jim” age 64
Mr. James Clayton Sparks “Jim” age 64 of Spindale, NC passed away Friday January 17, 2014. 
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Reginald Stuart Lewis, 42
Reginald Stuart Lewis, 42
Reginald Stuart Lewis, 42, of Ellenboro, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2014. 
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Sandra W. Dobbins, age 63
Sandra W. Dobbins, age 63
Sandra W. Dobbins, age 63, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014.
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Troy Edgar Wishon age 70
Troy Edgar Wishon age 70, of Forest City passed away on January 16, 2014. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   Once again, the deer season is coming to a close. I always hesitate to write that it is completely finished this time of year because the Deep South is still in full rut. The rest of us, however, have traded our rifles for shotguns or fishing rods. This season has forced me to make a change for next year. In Kentucky, the bears have caused a major shift in the numbers and movement of deer where I hunt. I have watched this slowly occurring for the past several years hoping something would curtail this change. But it looks like I will be the one to change. I have had to do this before.
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Church News

Church Happenings 1/23/14-1/29/14
Church Happenings 1/23/14-1/29/14

Crestview Baptist Church
Caregiver Support Group every 3rd Tuesday, 6pm. 630 South Ch. St., Forest City. 828-375-0046 to register.
 
Full Gospel Revival Church
Singing Sun. Jan. 26, 2pm. Featuring; The Nesbitt Family. 4799 Hwy. 64/74A, Rutherfordton. All invited.
 
Harvest Time Ministry 
Invites you to come worship Sundays, 9am. 156 Sunset St., Rutherfordton. Also, Soup Kitchen, every Tuesday at 5pm.

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

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Community News

Community News 1/23/13-1/29/14
Community News 1/23/13-1/29/14
Rutherford County Chess Club
Meets each Wednesday night at 5:30pm. 175 N. Main St., Rutherfordton (Law office of Marvin Sparrow and John Byrd, across from Kid Senses). Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome, from 5 to 105, beginners to masters. 64 Squares.
 
Norris Library Art Show Features Nikki Hicks
A show of the oil, acrylic and scratchboard works of Artist Nikki J. Hicks, a member of the Rutherford County Visual Artist Guild, are on display from January through March at 132 N. Main St., Rutherfordton. Mon.-Fri., 9am-5:30pm and Sat., 10am-12pm. 828-288-5009. 
 
Ham and Chicken Pie Supper
Sat. Feb. 1, 4:30pm-7pm at Mt. Vernon Community Club House. Cost: Adults $8, kids 6-12 $5, kids 5 and under free. All you can eat!
 
Chase Corner Ministries
January 6-31: $1 sale on adult clothing and a .50¢ sale on children’s clothing. Some restrictions and limitations do apply. Also, Bedding & Curtain Sale Feb. 3-28. Bedding items & window coverings will be 50% off. 1604 Chase High Road, Forest City. 828-247-0096.
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