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Twice the Elite Eight for East Rutherford in Greensboro This Week
Kevin Carver
Twice the Elite Eight for East Rutherford in Greensboro This Week

Well, we are down to two teams in the high school basketball playoffs and both are halfway to the goal of becoming state champions in 2014.

East Rutherford boys (21-5) will go to the Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday night (3/6/14) and play last year’s 1A champion North Rowan (19-5) at 7:30pm. North Rowan moved up to 2A after realignment this offseason and have already caught attention as they beat Shelby this past Friday.

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It’s A Whole New Ballgame!
It’s A Whole New Ballgame!

Since the Forest City Owls made their debut in 2008, there have been two General Managers. The team has also won two championships and been voted the number one collegiate summer team in the country. We all are indebted to Robert C. McNair, owner of the NFL Houston Texans and native of Forest City, whose generosity made the new baseball stadium, and return of baseball, a possibility. Who of us can ever forget the first game on Thursday, May 29, 2008.


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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe3/6/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe3/6/2014
Let’s get in the kitchen and make some great recipes from the ladies at New Hope United Methodist Church in Rutherfordton. Their cookbook is entitled “A Taste Of Heaven”. This week I’m featuring some good recipes for supper.
 
Cheesy Egg Burritos • Chicken Casserole • Low Fat Chicken Pie
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Slideshow

Community
Community

Big Wins Green Creek Archery Club

 
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Pisgah National Forest
Pisgah National Forest

Running From The Cradle To The Grave

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Got an encouraging word?

   My Dad had a cornea transplant. I went with him to have the surgery and also to his first follow-up visit.

   It’s a fairly painful recovery, with your eye constantly feeling scratchy which makes your head hurt. So by the time that follow-up visit rolled around, my Dad was pretty tired of the whole affair and feeling a little down.

   At least that’s how he went into the follow-up visit. But when he came out, he was a new man.

   “The doctor said I’ve improved 250% in only two weeks!” he told me. “I’m making great progress.”

    My Dad left the doctor’s office a different man than one who came in. He was encouraged.

 

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Obituaries

Bobbie Dean Micthell Jones, 77
Bobbie Dean Micthell Jones, 77
Bobbie Dean Micthell Jones, 77, of Henrietta, passed away on Saturday, March 01, 2014.
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Dennis Alton Greene, 91
Dennis Alton Greene, 91
Dennis Alton Greene, 91, of Rutherfordton passed away on Sunday, March 02, 2014. 
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Etta Cogdell Hoyle, 91
Etta Cogdell Hoyle, 91
Etta Cogdell Hoyle, 91, of Bostic, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. 
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Frank M. Toney, age 77
Frank M. Toney, age 77

Frank M. Toney, age 77, of Bostic, NC, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014.


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Irma Jeanette Beason Fox
Irma Jeanette Beason Fox
Irma Jeanette Beason Fox went home to the Lord on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. 
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Lela Willis Sims, age 95
Lela Willis Sims, age 95

Lela Willis Sims, age 95, of Spindale, NC passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014.


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Lisa Greene, age 57
Lisa Greene, age 57
Lisa Greene, age 57, of Bostic, NC, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014.
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Madelyne “Matt” Hawkins, age 92
Madelyne “Matt” Hawkins, age 92
Madelyne “Matt” Hawkins, age 92, of Forest City, NC, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014.
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Rutherfordton, Mr. Jack Poole age 61
Rutherfordton, Mr. Jack Poole age 61 went home to be with the Lord on February 27, 2014. 
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   Even though a friend took me on my first turkey hunt, my first kill came while hunting alone. That morning I remember that my tools of the trade amounted to a Lynch box call and a ten gauge H and R shotgun. No slate calls and definitely no mouth calls. I can also remember moving from place to place on this farm without having much confidence. Late in the morning I made my way to an area that was known to hold deer. I crossed a hay field and crawled under a barbed wire fence before giving that box call another go. As soon as I slid the lid of that call across the box, I heard a turkey to my left. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 3/6/14-3/12/14
Church Happenings 3/6/14-3/12/14
Kistlers Chapel UMC 
Spring for Christ Revival: March 9, 11am and 7pm. March 10, 7pm. March 11, 7pm. 3060 Poors Ford Rd., Rutherfordton.
 
Bible Way Baptist Church
Old Timey Day, Sun. March 16, 11am. Pilgrims on a Journey, a meal will follow. Come as you are or dress up. John Smith Rd., Green Creek. 
 
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 3/6/14-3/12/14
Community News 3/6/14-3/12/14
Rutherford Quilt Guild
Meeting on March 10, 7pm at the First Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. Speaker: Suzanne DiCarlo. Also, Quilt Show held April 18 & 19 at the ICC Gym. For info about our Guild, Raffle tickets or for our simply beautiful quilt, contact Susan at 828-288-3030.
 
Family Fun Fundraiser
Celebrate Spring Chicken Rescue and Sanctuary on Sun. March 16, 3-6pm at the Whitehouse Community Center; 5408 Painters Gap Rd., Union Mills. Great food, live music, raffle, silent auction, for sale items. Admission: $10, RSVP required. 828-287-4549.
 
Blood Drive
•Mon. March 31, 3pm-7pm at Gilkey School Community Center; 217 Gilkey School, Rutherfordton. For more info or to schedule an appt, please call 828-287-4120.
 
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. 
 
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