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Two Playoff Teams Still Alive; Huge Racing Weekend
Kevin Carver
Two Playoff Teams Still Alive; Huge Racing Weekend

When the brackets came out last week Rutherford County made history, all eight diamond (4 softball/4 baseball) high schools teams had made the postseason. Upon further review, Thomas Jefferson baseball lost the spot out to Bessemer City. So only seven made the postseason.

Currently, there are two teams left in the postseason and if both win two more games in a row, they head to the Western Regional Final.

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NRA Presents $25,000 Check to Wildlife Commission for Public Shooting Range
NRA Presents $25,000 Check to Wildlife Commission for Public Shooting Range

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently accepted a $25,000 check from the National Rifle Association of America to help fund the construction of a public shooting range in Cleveland County.

Brian Hyder, director of the NRA’s General Operations, Program Development Education and Training division, presented the check to Gordon Myers, the Commission’s executive director, at the Commission’s headquarters on Centennial Campus in Raleigh.

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Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you appreciate the people around you?

   My wife injured her left shoulder some years ago and it was really painful, so painful that she couldn’t do the normal things she does every day. 

   “Don’t worry, honey,” I told her, “I’ll take care of your stuff and mine.”

   Little did I know what I was in for.

   You see, she runs the horse farm we live on which means that she’s constantly caring for the horses.  And she cooks most all of our meals.  And she takes care of our daughter’s needs like helping fix hair and choosing which outfits to wear.  Then there’s the grocery shopping, the housecleaning, and…well, you get the picture.

   So here I was trying to take of my stuff and her stuff.  I knew I was in over my head after the first day.

   Well, she got better quickly and thank God was able to do most of her stuff.  And me?  I got better, too, and with a much greater appreciation for what she does to make my life so wonderful.

   Do you appreciate what the people around you do?  Discover what they do and then thank them for doing it—today—as you make a positive life. 

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Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
       Whether you are on the water or in the woods, if fish or game is involved, so is scouting. Just because your boat is in the water, doesn’t mean that all you have to do is drop a line in order to catch fish. The same goes for the woods. It doesn’t matter what game you are after, just surrounding yourself with trees will not guarantee any success. And then there are the signs that give proof that fish or game have been there before. This is especially evident in hunting. Game trails run throughout the woods. 
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Church News

Church Happenings 5/22/14-5/28/14
Church Happenings 5/22/14-5/28/14
Green River Baptist Church
Homecoming/Memorial Day, Sun. May 25, 10:50am. Covered dish meal following the service.
True Word Baptist Church
Sun. May 25, 3pm. Guest speaker: Minister Dollie Moore, Mitchell Chapel FBH Church. 186 Puzzle Creek Rd., Bostic. 
Gray’s Creek Baptist Church
Faithful For in concert, Sun. May 25, 6pm. 751 Gray’s Creek Church Rd., Rutherfordton. 828-245-5268.
Robertson Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Bostic
Memorial Day Service, Sun. May 25. Sunday school 10am, Worship 11am. Covered dish lunch to follow.
Full Gospel Revival Church
Singing, Sun. May 25, 2pm. Special guest singers: The Sonrise Baptist Church Singers. 4799 Hwy. 64/74A, Rutherfordton.
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Community News

Community News 5/22/14-5/28/14
Community News 5/22/14-5/28/14
Washburn Community Outreach Center Thrift Store
.75¢ sale on all children’s clothing and shoes, May 22-24, 9am-2pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.  
Lake Lure Arts and Crafts Spring Festival
May 24-26, Memorial Day Weekend – Sat. & Sun., 10am-6pm & Mon., 10am-4pm in the Arcade building across from the beach. Entertainment, music, clogging, food, kid’s zone, 100+ vendors, homemade crafts, Free to get in. Info: 828-625-4683.
Pancake Breakfast  
Sun., May 25, 8am-1pm at Fairfield Mountain Volunteer Fire Dept., Buffalo Creek Rd., Lake Lure (across from the Chapel). Donation Only – Proceeds to benefit Fairfield Mountains Volunteer F.D. Sponsored by the F.M.V.F.D. Women’s Auxiliary.
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