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East Rutherford 2014 2A State Softball Champs
Kevin Carver
East Rutherford 2014 2A State Softball Champs

They’ve done it! Three months and 31 games later, the Lady Cavaliers of East Rutherford (27-4) have won the 2A State Softball Title.

Saturday’s championship bout, didn’t come easy after a tense 2-1 Game 1 victory on Friday. Jordan-Matthews came back from a 3-0 deficit in Game 2 to take a 4-3 decision, which set up a series deciding Game 3, three hours later.

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Fun Things To Enjoy In Rutherford County!
Little League!
Fun Things To Enjoy In Rutherford County!
Summer is here and kids are out of school. It’s that time of year for funtime! There is no place better than Rutherford County to have a great summer. How lucky we are. While other areas have to travel some distance and try to figure out where to go and what to do, we have it all here in Rutherford County, possibly “the world’s best play ground!”.
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Entertainment

Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 6/12/2014
Rutherford Weekly's Favorite Readers Recipe 6/12/2014
This week I’m featuring recipes from North Carolina State Parks staff, family and Friends cookbook entitled “Jawbone Trail Cookbook”. Some interesting recipes.
 
Stuffed Yellow Peppers • Zucchini Bread • Old Fashioned Grated Sweet Potato Bread • Apple/Sweet Potato Casserole
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Slideshow

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock Park

The Last of the Mohicans Returns to Chimney Rock June 21

 
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Community
Community

Free Concert: The United States Air Force American Clarinet Quartet

 
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Opinion

Listen To Life
Dr. Joey Faucette
Listen To Life

Do you feel ridiculous sometimes?

My wife and I went shopping when we were in Maui.  She loved a bracelet we saw but decided not to get it.  So we left the shop, I sat down on a bench, told her to go ahead and I’d catch up.  I slipped back in the shop, and bought the bracelet as a Christmas present.  The associate put it in a small, red satin bag which I hid until we returned home, then put it in my dresser. 

Well, six months later, I cleaned out that dresser, found the red satin bag, opened it, and took out the bracelet.  But I couldn’t remember who I bought it for or when.  So I called my wife over, opened the bag, showed her the bracelet, and said, “Who’s this for?”

She gasped and squealed and said, “You got me the bracelet from Maui!” and then I remembered everything. 

“Yes, I did,” I said, feeling ridiculous.  But she didn’t care I’d forgotten.

No matter how ridiculous you feel, remind yourself that you’re okay.  No matter how much you’ve forgotten life’s presents, just listen to your life and make a positive life, not just a living.

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Obituaries

Reba Green Hicks, age 86
Reba Green Hicks, age 86
Reba Green Hicks, age 86, of Henrietta, NC passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014.
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Rev. James William Cathey, age 79
Rev. James William Cathey, age 79
Rev. James William Cathey, age 79, of Rutherfordton, NC, went home to be with the Lord and Savior June 5, 2014.
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Shelly D. Hollifield, age 43
Shelly D. Hollifield, age 43
Shelly D. Hollifield, age 43, of Rutherfordton passed away Friday, February 7, 2014. 
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Sylvia Updegraff Lancaster, 76
Sylvia Updegraff Lancaster, 76
Sylvia Updegraff Lancaster, 76, of Forest City, NC passed away on June 6, 2014.   
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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Gary Miller
Outdoor Truths
    July will mark my eleventh year of doing this column. It has been a very satisfying and life-altering period of time. It all started when I bought an ad in two different newspapers for an event that was taking place. Each individual left my office with my first attempt at Outdoor Truths promising me they would sporadically run the article as space became available. Each paper has carried the column ever since and has only rarely missed putting it in their publication.          
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Church News

Church Happenings 6/12/14-6/18/14
Church Happenings 6/12/14-6/18/14
Alexander United Methodist Church
Vacation Bible School, Sat. June 14, 9am-2pm. Pre-School thru Adult classes. Pizza Lunch Provided. 210 MD Blanton Rd., Forest City.
 
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
Brotherhood Yard Sale at the Arbor, Sat. June 14, 7am-11am. Items for everyone. Breakfast will be available. 397 Mt. Pleasant Church Road, Forest City.
 
Fairview Baptist Church (Golden Valley)
Vacation Bible School, June 16-20, 5:45pm-8:30pm. Dinner is included. Kick off, June 14, 5:30-7pm. BBQ dinner and games.
 
Long Branch Road Baptist Church
Vacation Bible School, June 15-19, 6pm-8:30pm. 621 Long Branch Road, Forest City. For more information, please call 828-287-1408.
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Community News

Community News 6/12/13-6/18/14
Community News 6/12/13-6/18/14
Advance Care Planning: Sessions consist of a private consult to understand the purpose and use of living wills and health care powers of attorney. Sessions are free. Call Joey Revis at Hospice of Rutherford County at 828-245-0095 to schedule an appt or for more info.
 
Domestic Violence Education/Support Group: Women who are victims of domestic abuse, or who never want to become victims, are invited to a free Domestic Violence Education/Support Group which meets 2 hours each week on Tuesdays. Contact Dr. Johnnie Martin @ 828-286-9590 or Sally Claroni @ 828-245-1390, Ext. 104 for times and location.  
 
Rutherford Family Support Group: Meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6pm. Crawford Building; Rutherford Regional. Info: 2-1-1, ask A/B Group.
 
To All Veterans: Meeting 1st Monday of each month. Supper at 6pm, meeting at 7pm. We also welcome all transfers from other Legion Post. American Legion Post 423; 406 Boss Moore Rd., Caroleen. Info: 828-657-6145.
 
American Legion Post 74
Meets every month on the 2nd Tuesday at the Legion Hut; 947 US 221 S. Rutherfordton. Dinner at 6pm, meeting to follow. Chuck Brooks, Commander. 828-287-1294 or cwb1492@aol.com
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