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I Can Think Of Three Reasons To Like Spring
Kevin Carver
I Can Think Of Three Reasons To Like Spring

March Madness and Martinsville, that is why I like spring. Well, I like the warmer weather too, but 

Martinsville is on my mind at the moment.

The smell of brakes and the racing fuel. A whole field of cars inches apart on a half-mile track, where anything can happen. Beating up fenders and small margin for error. Yes, that is Martinsville and the first NASCAR race there of 2014 comes this Sunday. 

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The Green Creek Archery  Club is Home to  Four State Champions!
The Green Creek Archery Club is Home to Four State Champions!
As the indoor archery season winds up, the team traveled to the US Indoor Nationals and JOAD Nationals February 22 and 23. We are still waiting for the final national compilation of results from all of the sites. However, in the JOAD nationals at the Georgia site, Rachel Roberson earned a bronze medal following her Georgia state championship the previous weekend. Phil Burney came in 4th in his division, and Rick Burney 5th.
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What Role do Social  Workers Play at Hospice of Rutherford County?  March is Social Work Month
Hospice of Rutherford County social workers are, from left, Kathy Tuttle, Sandy Davis, Lorie Guffey, Beth Hogan, Patty Olson and Joey Revis. Not pictured is Danielle Williams.
What Role do Social Workers Play at Hospice of Rutherford County? March is Social Work Month

The 2014 Social Work Month theme “All People Matter” is one that is followed year-round by social workers at Hospice of Rutherford County. 

“Social workers do a variety of things, depending upon the setting,” said Joey Revis, Social Work coordinator for Hospice of Rutherford County. “Social workers are often advocating, supporting and protecting vulnerable people, assisting to heal trauma, innovating new programs and mobilizing neighborhoods.

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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 3/27/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 3/27/2014
This week I’m getting some great recipes from Gray’s Creek Baptist Church. They have a good cookbook entitled “Homemade With Love”. I’ve enjoyed it very much. This week I’m featuring some side dishes that will compliment any meal.
 
Broccoli Casserole • Cornbread Dressing • Holly Taters
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Community
Community

Rutherford Rage Wins Tournament

 
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Owls Baseball
Owls Baseball

Forest City Owls To Host Job Fair Saturday, March 29 10am-1pm at McNair Field

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

What do you see?

A friend told me a story about listening to life with his grandson.  They sat together, eating M&Ms.  After a handful or so, the little guy started staring at one of the candies.

“What do you see?” the grandfather asked.

“Well, I see an M,” the boy said.  He turned the candy slowly around about a quarter of a turn.

“Now I see a 3,” he said, and turned the candy again.

“And there’s a W,” he said, turning the candy.

“And look!  There’s an E,” he told his grandfather.  “And that’s all,” he said, and popped the candy in his mouth.

Amazing, isn’t it, what you can see when you just change your perspective a little bit.  As little as a quarter turn in your viewpoint can open up a whole new world for you, can’t it?

Whatever you’re looking at in your life, turn it over and see it from an unfamiliar perspective.  Discover a whole new way to live positive!

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Obituaries

Andrew William “Little Andy” Roberson III, age 36
Andrew William “Little Andy” Roberson III, age 36

Andrew William “Little Andy” Roberson III, age 36, of Charlotte, NC passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014.


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Eloise Parton Deyton, age 87
Eloise Parton Deyton, age 87
Eloise Parton Deyton, age 87, of Caroleen, NC, quietly went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 21, 2014.
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Helen Marie Hampton, age 67
Helen Marie Hampton, age 67
Helen Marie Hampton, age 67, of Rutherfordton, NC, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014.
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Mary Lillian Goode Flack, 98

Mary Lillian Goode Flack, 98, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. 


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Max Burgess, age 85
Max Burgess, age 85
Max Burgess, age 85, of Henrietta, NC, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
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Richard Morgan was born on September 27th, 1924
Richard Morgan was born on September 27th, 1924
Richard Morgan was born on September 27th, 1924 in Linden, New Jersey. He passed away on March 20, 2014.  
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
   Another turkey season has arrived and even though I’m excited about the possibilities, I’m reminded again of my distaste for the characteristics of this bird. Yes he’s beautiful. Yes he’s hardy. And yes he’s a wily competitor. But his best contribution is his shining example of all that I don’t want to be and all that I detest in seeing in others as well. His pride is evident and that ought to be enough to make me want to blow his head off, but there are other problems I have with him as well. One of them is his constant concern that others think of him to be something that he’s not. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 3/27/14-4/2/14
Church Happenings 3/27/14-4/2/14
Mt. Pleasant View Community Church
Sportsman Weekend, March 29 & 30. BBQ & Spaghetti with lots of wild game to sample Saturday, 5pm. Wear camo to church on Sunday 11am. Love offering.
 
West Memorial Baptist Church
FREE Clothes Closet & FREE Lunch, Sat. March 29, 11am-3pm, while supplies last. 320 Piedmont Rd., Rutherfordton.
 
Salem United Methodist Church, Bostic
Chicken Pie Supper, Fri. April 4, 4:30-8pm. Adults $8, kids (5-12) $5, under 5 free. Take-out avail. 828-245-8518. Proceeds benefit Salem Ministries.
 
Long Branch Road Baptist Church
Pancake Breakfast, Sat. April 5, 8am-10am. 621 Long Branch Rd., Forest City. $6. 828-429-4479.
 
Pleasant View Community Church
Daughters of the King, Sat. April 12, 9am-4pm. Lunch served. Guest speakers: Louann Prater & Melody Vaughn. RSVP, 828-657-6494 before April 2, free. 129 Michael Dr., Forest City.
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Community News

Community News 3/27/14-4/2/13
Community News 3/27/14-4/2/13
Toy Train Museum Opening
The Right Track To A Cure For Pancreatic Cancer, an interactive toy train museum in Lake Lure; 2414 Memorial Highway (Rts 64/74A) will open for the season on Fri. April 4, 1pm. For more info, go to The Right Track Toy Train Museum on Facebook or call 828-289-4429.
 
Annual Shrimp & Grits Fundraiser 
Event for Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach on Fri. April 4, 5-8pm at Camp Lurecrest; 207 Charlotte Dr., Lake Lure, NC 28746. Adults $15, kids under 12, $5. Local entertainment and a dessert auction. Tickets are for sale now. Info: www.hickorynutgorgeoutreach.org or call, 828-625-4683.
 
Grace Group (Rutherford) 
April. 10, 4pm. 2nd Thursday of each month at Rutherford Lifecare. Facilitator: Cy Miller.
 
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.
 
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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