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November 19, 2015.
What if? What if third graders were introduced to the idea of college, well before they'd need to even think about volunteerism, GPAs and SATs.
By asking that what if several years ago, the McNair Educational Foundation created the "High School Heroes" program in elementary schools. The program is implemented by students who are in the Building Leaders class.
A variety of activities honoring those who served in the armed forces was held around Rutherford County prior to Veteran's Day on Nov. 11.
Only one team remains in the fall playoff among high school teams in the county and it's at Thomas Jefferson.
Dorothy M. Mathis, age 85, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
Albert Chester Flack, age 70, of Rutherfordton, passed away November 7, 2015.
Ammie Lou Hogan Stephens, 86, of Forest City passed away on November 14, 2015.
Barbara Jean Watts, age 82, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, November 2, 2015.
Charles Robert Cash, age 49, of Forest City, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015.
Christine Ferguson Downey age 85 of Rutherfordton went home to be with The Lord on Saturday November 14, 2015.
Dennis Holt of Rutherfordton, husband of Sarah Higgins Holt, passed away Thursday November 12, 2015.
Dorothy Lea Weaver Hill, 86, of Ellenboro, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015.
Edith Cole Ruppe, 83, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
Haiden Hutchins age 2, of Forest City, NC passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015.
James Abner "Jimmy" Gibson of Rutherfordton passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Jim Mode, age 77, of Ellenboro passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015.
Mary Virgina Storey Hanner Carr, age 63, of Rutherfordton, passed away November 11, 2015.
Paulette Greene, age 66, of Caroleen, passed away Friday, November 13, 2015.
Peggy Jean Vickers Weeks, age 75, of Rutherfordton passed away Monday November 9, 2015.
Ruth Ellen Crane Webb, age 82, of Forest City passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
Vera Marie Ruff Smith, 86, of Forest City, went to be with the Lord, November 13, 2015.
William (Bill) Howard McArthur, 92, of Forest City passed away November 8, 2015.
Joyce Kilmer wrote;
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
Prospect Baptist Church
Live Drive Thru Nativity, Dec. 4 & 5, 6-8pm. Come experience the birth of Jesus with us. Free Hot Chocolate & Cookies. 2610 Prospect Church Rd., Mooresboro.
Piney Mountain Baptist Church, Ellenboro
Singing & Poor Man Supper, Sat. Dec. 5, 4-6pm. Singing @ 6:30pm with The Royal Quartet & R3born Generation. Supper: $8 ages 11 & up, $5 ages 6-10, ages 0 to 5 free.
Hopewell Hollis Ruritan Club
Bake Sale, Sat. Nov. 21, 8am till at Needmore in Ellenboro.
Grace of God Rescue Mission
Serving a Thanksgiving Dinner for the needy people in the community. If you know of a less fortunate person or family that needs a meal, please tell them to join us at the mission on Thanksgiving Day, Thurs. Nov. 26, 11am. You can help provide these meals by sending a generous donation today: PO Box 212, Forest City, NC 28043.