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Memorial Day
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Memorial Day

The 30th day of May 1868 is designate for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades, who died in defense, of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every City, Village, and hamlet, church yard in the land. In this observance no form of ceremony is prescribed, but Posts and comrades will in their own way arrange such fitting services and testimonials of respect as circumstances may permit.

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West Regional  Finals:  R-S baseball
West Regional Finals: R-S baseball

It's been over a decade since R-S Central's baseball team has reached a Western Regional Final, but they accomplished the feat last week.

East Rutherford and R-S Central played in the third round of playoffs. Unfortunately one had to lose, but it was a heck of a game, with the R-S Hilltoppers winning the playoff game!

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Old white house on the hill in Ruth
Old white house on the hill in Ruth
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Rutherford Regional Names 2017 Mercy Award Winner
Rutherford Regional Names 2017 Mercy Award Winner
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Walk for Jesus at Restoration Church of Forest City
Walk for Jesus at Restoration Church of Forest City
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Obituaries

Aaron Jacob Beaumont, age 44
Aaron Jacob Beaumont, age 44

Aaron Jacob Beaumont, age 44 of Spindale passed away on May 18, 2017.

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Billy Joe Thomas, age 76

Billy Joe Thomas, age 76, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017

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Champ Allen of Gilkey
Champ Allen of Gilkey

Champ Allen of Gilkey, departed this earthly life on May 14, 2017.

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Danny Silver, Jr., age 62
Danny Silver, Jr., age 62

Danny Silver, Jr., age 62, of Mooresboro, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

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Harold John Fowler (Red, Johnny)
Harold John Fowler (Red, Johnny)

Harold John Fowler (Red, Johnny) went to his heavenly home May 14, 2017.

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Howard Yelton age 89
Howard Yelton age 89

Howard Yelton age 89 of Forest City went home to be with The Lord on Saturday May 20, 2017.

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James MC Crawford, 83
James MC Crawford, 83

James MC Crawford, 83, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

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Martha Morrow Parker, age 93

Martha Morrow Parker, age 93, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017.

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Michael Reeves, age 59
Michael Reeves, age 59

Michael Reeves, age 59, of Cliffside, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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Mildred J. Bowen, age 90
Mildred J. Bowen, age 90

Mildred J. Bowen, age 90, of Caroleen, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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Tony Huffman, age 69
Tony Huffman, age 69

Tony Huffman, age 69, of Ellenboro, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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Zachery Geddys Jr, 83
Zachery Geddys Jr, 83

Zachery Geddys Jr, 83, of Spindale, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

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Sports

Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Thomas Paine wrote, concerning our freedom; "That which we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value." That statement could be applied to many things in our lives, whether it's our freedom to own a gun and hunt or our freedom to worship and have free speech.

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Church News

Church News 05-25-17
Church News 05-25-17

Concord Baptist Church

Memorial Day Gospel Singing, Thurs. May 25, 7pm. Featuring "Church Wagon Gang" and "Land of the Sky Boys". Come out at 6:30pm for an "old time hymn sing" led by Jamie Allen. No admission, love offering. All you can eat hotdog supper at 5pm. $6 per person. Homemade desserts and carry-out available. 720 Old US Hwy. 74 Bostic.

Corinth Baptist Church

Benefit Fundraiser, Sat. May 27, 4pm until for Randy, Sherry, and Stephen Downs of Casar. Randy has been diagnosed with cancer again. Adults $10, kids 5-12 $5, under 5 free. Carry-out available. If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation, please send to: Downs Fundraiser, POB 203, Casar, NC 28020. 704-538-3447.

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Community News

Community News 05-25-17
Community News 05-25-17

First Responders & Family: American Legion Post 74 Salutes Rutherford County, Sat. May 27, 3-8pm; 2501 64/74A Hwy., Rutherfordton.

Fairfield Mountains VFD: Pancake Breakfast, Sun. May 28, 8am-12pm. Cooked & served by our firemen. Vandele Farms Sausage Patties, Juice, Coffee. Donations only. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. 1415 Buffalo Creek Road, Lake Lure.

13th Annual Renee Ledford Memorial Party and Poker Run: Fri. & Sat. June 2 & 3 at 212 Independent Way, Ellenboro. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Association. Friday only, $10 includes bike games and live music featuring Shotgun Sunday. Weekend, $20 includes primitive camping, one hand for the poker run, tattoo contest, bike show, live music featuring Bad Romeo. Poker Run on Saturday, first bike out at 10am, last bike in at 2pm. Info, Jukebox 704-466-8544 or Iceman 828-447-2454.

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Photos

Old white house on the hill in Ruth
Old white house on the hill in Ruth
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