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July 1, 2015.
Rutherford County will be decked out in red, white and blue this weekend as citizens celebrate the Fourth of July.
I will get to Kyle Busch shortly, but lets talk a little local baseball first.
Fourth of July brings out the barbecues. If you want to provide your guests something more than a burger or hot dog, here are some recipes from The Southern Living Party Cookbook (copyright 1972).
Do you decorate?
I really love the Christmas and New Year's holidays what with all of the decorations. You go to an office building, there are decorations. You go shopping, there are decorations. You drive through a neighborhood, there are many fine examples of exterior illumination displays that would make Clark Griswold envious. Even some truckers hang wreaths on the front of their rigs to celebrate.
But then all the decorations come down and are put back into their out-of-the-way hiding places, destined to gather dust until next season. Everything looks rather plain, doesn't it? Even barren of anything that resembles a celebration.
And that's why every year I leave out some decorations. I know it may look rather strange to some people for me to have Santa Claus figurines on a table, or the nativity scene on my desk or an angel hanging in a window or a candle in the window. But I leave a decoration or two out to remind me that I can celebrate all year long as I make a life worth living and Live Positive. And you can, too! Keep a decoration out next week and celebrate!
Bill Lancaster, age 80, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
Brittany Nicole Shell, 22, of Rutherfordton, went home to be with her brother, Bryson, June 22, 2015.
Rex Miller, age 30, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 .
Michael R. Watts, age 62, of Lincolnton, NC, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
Adam John Stott, 17, of Rutherfordton passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.
Brent Michael Hunter, age 20 of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2015.
David Laverne Kennison, 75, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015.
Frank "Buck" J. Jones, age 84, of Forest City, NC passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
Mozelle Curtis Lynch, age 91, widow of Aden Lynch, of Forest City passed away Monday, June 22, 2015.
Paulette Ruth Rhody Garis, passed away June 19, 2015.
Sandra Radford Sprouse, age 54 of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
William "Bill" Clardy, 82, passed away on June 22, 2015.
Men have this uncanny ability to compartmentalize most of what we do. We can simply, mentally, separate one thing from another. We can neatly detach our fatherhood from our hunting and fishing, and each of these from us being a husband.
Faith Baptist Church
VBS, Sat. July 11, 9am-2pm. Everyone welcome! 149 W Main Ext. Forest City.
Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren, Polk County
Gospel Pickin' on the 1st Saturday of every month. Food served 6pm. Singing at 7pm. Everyone Welcome.
Ongoing Book Sale
Rutherford Electric Membership Corporation; 186 Hudlow Rd., Forest City. Lots of great summer reading for low prices. Hardback, $1 and paperback, 50¢. Proceeds benefit the ACS Relay For Life of Rutherford County. Info, 828-245-1621 ext. 412.
Computer Classes at The Library
Rutherford County Library, Mountains Branch Library, and Haynes Branch Library will be holding FREE computer classes such as ebooks and audio books, storing and editing digital photos, job search skills, and basic computer skills including Gmail and Facebook. Classes are limited to 6 participants each. Please stop by the library or call for you reservations. Rutherford County Library 287-6115, Mountains Branch Library 287-6392, Haynes Branch Library 288-4039.
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