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June 1, 2017.
Photograph by Carole Brooks
He couldn't look away. Her curves held his gaze and he yearned to touch her, to own her. He wasn't the only one. She was fast. A genuine beauty, designed to capture his wildest imagination. He secretly made a vow to bring her home, and eventually, he did.
In the East Rutherford game during the third round of the baseball playoffs, it was a call by Todd Beheler, the first base coach to send Cam Snethen on a bloop hit to stretch a single into a double in the seventh. Ever since that set up, the game winning run to beat the defending 2A state champs and neighboring rival East Rutherford, R-S Central hasn't looked back.
Ernest Ronell Dotson, age 86, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Barbara Ann Murray Skipper, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.
Barbara Ann Thomas, age 74, of Forest City, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017.
Brian Scott Clarke, 47, of Lake Lure, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
Donald H. Fox, age 88, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Dorothy Haynes Dixon, 85, of Spindale, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017.
James Lawrence Tate, age 74, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
Maria Bruckner Kreeger, 85, of Forest City passed away on May 25, 2017.
Mary Ruth Paquette was born in Morganton, on January 21, 1940. She passed away on May 23, 2017.
Mr. Robert Hugh Sims, age 63, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Myrtle Reed Greenholtz, age 72 of Forest City passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.
Reggie Wilson, age 70, of Lattimore, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017.
Ronald "Bo" Hugh Hawkins, 70, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017.
Shannon Eugene Brandle, age 50, of Ellenboro, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017.
Sharon Weese Butler, age 61 of Forest City passed away Friday, May 26, 2017.
Turkey hunting, where I live, is not for the faint of heart. Even though there are some easy places, much of the hunting I do is in the mountains. Our mountains are not like the Rockies but they are also not like the Deep South.
Bostic Baptist Church
Free Food & Clothes Closet, Sat. June 3, 9:30am-11am. Call 828-429-1095 for more info.
Main Street Baptist Church
Car Show, Sat. June 3, 9am-2:30pm. Trucks, bikes, cars, all welcome! 327 E. Main St., Spindale. For more info or to register call Todd 828-919-1969 or 828-289-4977.
Washburn Community Outreach Center Thrift Store: 3 Day Sale! All clothing, shoes & purses will be 50% off Thurs- Sat, June 1-3, 9am-2pm. Stocked with Spring/Summer clothing. Food pantry available for Rutherford County residents, 9:30am-1:30pm. 2934 Piney Mountain Ch Rd, Bostic. 828-245-5603.
13th Annual Renee Ledford Memorial Party &Poker Run: Fri. & Sat. June 2 & 3 at 212 Independent Way, Ellenboro. Proceeds to Cleveland Rutherford Kidney Assn. Friday only, $10 includes bike games & live music featuring Shotgun Sunday. Weekend, $20 includes primitive camping, 1 hand for the poker run, tattoo contest, bike show, live music featuring Bad Romeo. Poker Run Sat., first bike out at 10am, last bike in at 2pm. Info, Jukebox 704-466-8544 or Iceman 828-447-2454.