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December 22, 2016.
Well, it's Christmas time! Basketball is in full swing. The NFL and College Football season will soon come to an end. While I am at it, here are my top 9 rankings for both NFL conferences and my top 3 bowl games with an ACC team in it.
The 9th Annual New Year's Day Polar Plunge in Lake Lure will be held Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Lake Lure Inn & Spa Pool.
The tree on the courthouse lawn was lighted again for the first time in 10 years. Funds were raised to light the tree again, and the Town of Rutherfordton worked along with other organizations to provide the electricity and lights for the tree. (Rftn Christmas tree lighting 1) During the tree lighting, various musical performances were held for those in attendance. The tree lighting took place just after the Rutherfordton Christmas Parade.
Brenda Gosnell, age 69, of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
Carolyn Jean Cartee Thompson passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016.
Connie Proctor Ruppe of Rutherfordton, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
Faye Huskey Brooks, age 86 of Spartanburg and formerly of Rutherford County passed away Friday, December 16, 2016.
Gerald "Buck" Barker, age 88, Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016.
James Monroe Toney, age 85, of Ellenboro, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
John D. Poole, age 55, of the Shiloh Community, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016.
Louise Sprouse, age 83, of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
Marion Copeland Michalove of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
Mary Lucille Richards Daugherty, age 79, of Spindale, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Mr. Jack Lewis Flack, age 95, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
Mrs. Janice Carpenter Miller, 73, of Green Creek, began eternal life Saturday December 10, 2016.
Pauline King Lovelace, age 84 of Bostic, passed away Wednesday December 14, 2016.
Roy G. Laws, age 66, of Spindale, passed away, Friday, December 16, 2016.
Teresa Dale Cochran, 70, of Forest City graduated to heaven to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016.
Walter "Pee Wee" Givens, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
Wayne Moore, age 74, of Forest City, passed away December 15, 2016.
I have to admit that I like watching fishing on TV; Not the everyday programs but tournament fishing. The Bass Master's Classic is one of my favorites.
True Word Baptist Church
Merry CHRISTmas, Jesus is the Reason for the Season and a Blessed New Year from the church and Pastor Eddie McKinney.
Kistlers Chapel UMC
Candlelight Christmas Eve Communion Service on Sat. Dec. 24. Musical prelude starts at 10:30pm with Communion to follow at 11pm. 3060 Poors Ford Road, Rutherfordton.
Pilgrims Way Baptist Church
Invites everyone to their Annual Christmas Play "All I Want For Christmas" on Sat. Dec. 24, 7pm. 485 Hamilton Rd., Rutherfordton, (Greenhill Community). 828-429-7616.
Kids Christmas Crafternoon
Thurs. Dec. 22, 3-4:30pm. Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure. Make a gift, share stories and snacks. Ages 5-12. Free.
Washburn Community Outreach Center
Thrift Store and Food Pantry will be open Thurs & Fri., Dec. 23 & 24, 9am-2pm. Closed Sat. Dec. 24. Our food pantry will be available for Rutherford County residents. 2934 Piney Mountain Church Rd., Bostic. 828-245-5603.