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A Little Sports Chat By The Numbers
Kevin Carver
A Little Sports Chat By The Numbers

I thought I would change it up this week, so let’s go by the numbers. Shall we? 

12) East Rutherford softball rides a 12-game winning streak. They has beaten the likes of R-S Central, Kings Mountain, Crest and East Burke, which all have records above .500 at the moment. The Lady Cavs have solid speed in the lineup and they are also getting enough run support averaging 8.5 runs per game during this streak.

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North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Healthy Living for a Lifetime Initiative to Provide Free Health Screenings in Forest City
North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Healthy Living for a Lifetime Initiative to Provide Free Health Screenings in Forest City
The North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Healthy Living for a Lifetime initiative will provide free health screenings in the Walmart parking lot on Thursday, April 24th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rutherford County Health Department, Community Health Council of Rutherford County and other organizations are working with the North Carolina Farm Bureau and the Rutherford County Farm Bureau on this exciting initiative.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 4/17/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 4/17/2014
This week, I’m browsing through “Country Classics” cookbook compiled by Mountain Creek Baptist Church in Rutherfordton. Let’s get started, go to the kitchen and turn the oven on to 350º.
 
Beef & Rice Casserole • Chicken Noodle Casserole • Chicken Pie
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Community
Community

Rutherford Rage Runner’s Up

 
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Community
Community

  If PAWS Raises $3,000 LuLu’s Will Match With $3,000 For FREE And LOW-COST Spay And Neuter

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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Got your shine on?

My dog, Raggs, is a miniature schnauzer which means most of the world is bigger than him so he defends me and himself pretty quickly.  I wanted Raggs to be social with at least some other canines.  So, I set up a doggie playdate with one of my friends and her dog, Oliver.  We planned to go to a dog park on a sunny Sunday afternoon.  I was really nervous when Oliver and his mommy arrived.  “What if Raggs didn’t get along with Oliver or any of the other dogs? What if he tried to defend me and got in a fight?”

Raggs once again proved me wrong as he shook with happiness as Oliver came into our home, showing Oliver his toys.  The walk to the dog park was a happy one and Raggs made several puppy friends.  He even became the “bouncer” of the dog park, breaking up fights.  It was as though he had found his element.  He was a really good dog that day.

Life has a way of showing you where you best belong.  Today, listen to your life for opportunities where you can shine, even those outside of your comfort zone.

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Obituaries

 The Reverend William Allen “Bill” Stroud, 81
The Reverend William Allen “Bill” Stroud, 81

 The Reverend William Allen “Bill” Stroud, 81, of Boiling Springs, passed away on Sunday, April 06, 2014. 


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A.W. Horton, age 81
A.W. Horton, age 81
A.W. Horton, age 81, of Forest City, NC, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
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Anita Louise (Sizemore) Goulette, 75
Anita Louise (Sizemore) Goulette, 75, of Forest City, NC passed away peacefully at home with family by her side Sunday, April 13, 2014. 
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Cindy Belk Bradley, 53

Cindy Belk Bradley, 53, of Spindale, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. 


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Edgar Ross Beavers 78
Edgar Ross Beavers 78

Edgar Ross Beavers 78, of Rutherfodton, passed away on April 6, 2014. 


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Gary Sailors, age 57
Gary Sailors, age 57
Gary Sailors, age 57, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away April 2014.
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Helen Omeida Doster Bostic, 68
Helen Omeida Doster Bostic, 68, of Mooresboro, passed away on Thursday, April 03, 2014. 
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Johnny Thomas Bradley, age 54
Johnny Thomas Bradley, age 54
Johnny Thomas Bradley, age 54, of Ellenboro, NC passed away Monday, April 7, 2014. 
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Marie Hardin McDaniel, 83
Marie Hardin McDaniel, 83
Marie Hardin McDaniel, 83, of Shelby, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014. 
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Michael Todd McKinney, 45

Michael Todd McKinney, 45, of Shelby, passed away on Wednesday, April 09. 


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Mr. Billy Wayne Conner age 67

Mr. Billy Wayne Conner age 67 of Union Mills, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday April 9, 2014.


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Ruby Champion Pegram, age 79
Ruby Champion Pegram, age 79
Ruby Champion Pegram, age 79, of Ellenboro, NC, passed away April 9, 2014.
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Willard Edward Alley, age 91
Willard Edward Alley, age 91
Willard Edward Alley, age 91, of Forest City, NC, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014.
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William “Bill” Lawrence Gardner
William “Bill” Lawrence Gardner
William “Bill” Lawrence Gardner, of Caroleen, NC passed away April 12, 2014.
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
  The motto for many turkey hunters this year is, “So close and yet so far away.” It really is amazing sometimes how close we can be to a good gobbler and yet be unable to take a shot. More than one person has bemoaned this truth to me in the last few days. I have empathized with them. Just today, I got as close to a roosted tom as I possibly could without being seen. He flew down and paced the side of the hill just over the crest from where I was set up. He probably got as close as 40 yards but I could never see him. He was literally, “so close and yet so far away.”
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Church News

Church Happenings 4/17/14-4/23/14
Church Happenings 4/17/14-4/23/14
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Easter Sunrise: April 20, 7am w/breakfast following. Sunday School 9am, 10am Worship featuring Choir Cantata “Jesus, Messiah”. 130 Pleasant Grove Rd., Rutherfordton.
 
Mary B. Mullen Bible Camp, Inc.  
3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Sat. April 19, 11am-2pm. In case of inclement weather, will move to St. John Missionary Baptist Church. 1900 Freemantown Rd., Lake Lure.  828-625-8588 or 828-625-9194.
 
God’s House of Grace
Spring Revival April 24-26, 7pm each night. Speaker: Rev. Whitworth. 707 S. Lafayette St. B, Shelby.
 
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
Show & Shine for Jesus, 8th Annual Car, Motorcycle & Tractor Show, Saturday, April 26, 9am-2pm. Registration ends at 12pm. 397 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Forest City. 828-429-9897.
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Community News

Community News 4/17/17-4/23/14
Community News 4/17/17-4/23/14
South Mountain Christian Camp is in need of basketballs, soccer & volley balls, ping pong paddles & balls, zip lock bags, an automobile battery charger and outdoor benches. If you would like to donate new or gently used items in this list, contact 828-245-3322, or bring them by the camp office anytime, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Thank you
Union Mills Learning Center 
Music at the Mills, Fri. April 18, 7pm.  Featuring: The Clinch Mountain Misfits. 6495 Hudlow Rd., Union Mills.
 
American Legion Post 423
Hosting a District Meeting, Sat. April 19, 1pm. We ask all members of Post 74 & Post 423 to attend. Electing a new 23rd District Commander and Officers. Lunch, 12pm. 406 Boss Moore Rd., Caroleen. 828-657-6145.
 
Sundae Fund Raiser
Fairfield Mtn. Volunteer Fire Department’s Women’s Auxiliary “SUNDAE ON SATURDAY” Fund Raiser for Department April 19, 1-4pm at Fairfield Mtn. Fire House on Buffalo Creek Rd. First Sundae $5 w/toppings-2nd 1 free. Proceeds defray costs at fire house.
 
Easter Egg Drop
Sat. April 19, 12:30pm at Gilkey School Community Center on the ball field behind Old Gilkey School. Kids 12 and under. Kool-aid and cookies will be served.
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