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December 18, 2014.
So far, we have seen a tough beginning to the basketball season for Rutherford County. Youth and injuries are taking it’s toll. Still, there is a ton of hoops left to go this season.
During their Troop meeting recently, Brownies and Daisies of Girl Scout Troop 02280 worked on making a banner to carry during the Ellenboro Christmas Parade.
Girl Scouts in Troop 02280 of Ellenboro are living out the Girl Scout Promise this holiday season by giving to others.
Aaron Crawford, age 24, of Rutherfordton, passed away December 10, 2014.
Anthony Wayne “Tony” Godfrey, 54, of Forest City, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014.
Beatrice C. Pace, age 89, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014.
Carolyn Edgerton Gordon, age 74, of Rutherfordton, passed away December 8, 2014.
Carolyn Ruth Thompson Dalton, 67, of Lake Lure, NC moved on peacefully from her Dalton family home Wednesday, December 9, 2014.
Dorothy Lucile Whitener, age 81, of Forest City passed away Friday, December 12, 2014.
Frances Vonnie Mathis Hines, age 94, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014.
G. Reid Godfrey, age 88 of the Shiloh Community passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014.
Harvey Leon Guffey, 71, passed away on Monday, December 08, 2014.
Helen Inez Prather Gilbert, 86, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014.
James Creighton "J.C." Lovelace, Sr. age 88, of Bostic, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014.
Katelynn “KK” Michelle Gowan, age 6, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Larry Steve Sprouse age 67, born May 14, 1947 in Rutherford County, NC beloved son of the late Garland and Velma McKinney Sprouse of Ruth, NC passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on December 9, 2014.
Mary Frances Walker Hardin, age 91 of Forest City passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Max Lee Smith, age 79, of Spindale, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014.
Mr. James Martin “Jim” Smith age 77 of Rutherfordton went home to be with The Lord on Friday December 12, 2014.
Peggy Ruth Searcy Griffin, 79, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
William Phillip “Bill” Dufault, Sr. age 90 of Forest City, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014.
For the past several years I have spent the first two or three weeks of November hunting deer away from home. As all deer hunters know, these weeks are considered the best for having an opportunity to harvest a big buck.
Pleasant Grove UMC
Free clothes closet, Sat. Dec. 20, 9am-11am. Everyone Welcome! Info, 828-245-5471. Hudlow Rd.
St. John AME Zion Church
Annual Christmas Program, Sat. Dec. 20, 5pm. Pastor, Rev. Jerret Fite. 109 N. Ridgecrest Ave. Rutherfordton.
Domestic Violence Education/Support Group
Women who are victims of any kind of domestic abuse, or who never want to be, are invited the first Tuesday of each month 6-8pm. Contact Dr. Johnnie Martin @ 828-286-9590 or Sally Claroni @ 828-245-1390 ext. 104 for more place and more info.
Rutherford County Humane Society Thrift Shop
Everything in the store over $1.00 is ½ off for the rest of December. Decorate your home for Christmas, buy gifts and make your homes beautiful. Open, Wed.-Sat., 10am-4pm. Proceeds benefit the Rutherford County Humane Society, a no-kill, non-profit 501 (C) (3) animal rescue organization. 828-625-1042. 305 Buffalo Creek Rd., Lake Lure.
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