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March 23, 2017.
In 2003, ROC President, Jerry Stensland, saw a need for an organization that could help improve outdoor recreation in Rutherford County. He created Rutherford Outdoor Coalition (ROC) to fill this need.
R-S Central softball (7-1, 5-0) is still on a roll, aside from the 1-0 non-conference loss to Chesnee, the Lady Hilltoppers are undefeated in conference play. The pitching has been solid with Haley White and Madison Crain. Hitting was a question coming into the season, but they have answered that issue pretty handily.
Ethel "Lois" Bennett, age 78, of Bostic, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017 .
Avery King, age 69, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Betty Luckadoo Wall, age 70, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, March11, 2017.
Frances Bridges Bland, 94, of Spindale passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017.
Frances Morgan Sams (Mickey), age 79 of Forest City, wife of 64 years to Roy Lee Sams who is a resident White Oak Manor Nursing Home, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Gayle Monteith Flack, age 76, widow of Jason Flack of Union Mills went to be with the Lord on Saturday March 18, 2017.
Hershel Luther Slaughter passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017.
James Larry Crowe, age 77, husband of Kaye Byrd Atchley Crowe of Forest City, passed away Sunday March 12, 2017.
Linda Bostic Moore, 66, of Spindale, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017.
Martha Cope Brown, age 52, of Ash, formerly of Rutherfordton, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017.
Martha Rhodes Smith, age 84, of Yorktown, VA, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017.
Mary Elizabeth Hames Hawkins, age 88, of Forest City passed away Friday March 17, 2017.
Mr. Ronnie Edward Reeves age 42 of Forest City passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017.
Mrs. Bessie Lou Allen Hill age 84 of Asheboro, formerly of Rutherfordton, went home to be with The Lord on Thursday March 16, 2017.
Mrs. Katherine Ann Marsh Wyatt, 79, of Forest City, went home to be with the Lord, March 18, 2017.
Nellie Warren West, 82, of Union Mills, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017.
Patricia Hamrick Wangerien, 68, of Mooresboro, passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017.
Rose Mary Adams Henderson, 58, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Stuart Robertson Keyes Jr., age 94, of Rutherfordton passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Wilford Lee Shuford, age 81, of the South Toe Community, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 16th, 2017.
Unlike some other types of hunting, pursuing the turkey is very enjoyable doing with a partner; especially if one is doing the calling and the other is doing the shooting. Most people who have hunted turkey for a period of time will tell you they enjoy calling in a bird as much as shooting one.
St. Paul AME Zion Church
152 year church Anniversary Celebration, March 24-26. Friday 24th, an appreciation supper, everything free, 5-7pm. Saturday 25th, Gospel concert with Voices of Praise from Marion. Sunday 26th, Bishop Donald Martin at 11am and Rev. Rob Roy Staley at 4pm. 200 Lawing Rd., Forest City.
West Point Baptist Church
OPERATION INASMUCH, Sat. March 25, 8am-12pm. The following free services will be offered to the community: general minor car care, clothes closet & food give-away (as long as supplies last). 828-287-0165. 1160 Union Rd., Rutherfordton.
Dog Fair and Bake Sale
Sat. March 25, 11am-3pm in Fred's Discount parking lot. In addition to the Bake Sale, there will be refreshments & snacks, Adoptable dogs, RCHS t-shirts, general information, & volunteers to answer questions. All proceeds go to Rutherford County Humane Society's Rescue, adoption, & spay/neuter & community food bank programs. Sponsored by Fred's Discount of Rutherfordton, on Charlotte Rd.
Bill's Creek Fire Dept. Benefit: St. Patrick's Day Supper, Sat. March 25, 4pm. Corned-Beef Dinner with all the fixing. Adults $10, kids age 4-12 $5. Carry-out available. Info, 828-625-5517.