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June 29, 2017.
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church members who will be going on mission trips this year- Sulley Carpenter, Rebekah McEntire, and Lisa McEntire will be going to the Ukraine in July. Karsyn Guffey (not pictured) will be going to Nicaragua in July with the Fuller
After a year of fundraising activities, the Mt. Vernon Community Club is giving back to the community that supported them. Four country ham and chicken pie suppers, along with rental proceeds from events held at the clubhouse, have netted the club $5,000.00 which were distributed to Mount Vernon-Ruth Elementary School, Hudlow Fire Department, Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, and Rutherford County Sheriff's Department.
So, it is summer and things are a little slow. Everybody seems to be on vacation. Which reminds me, who wants to take a vacation? I do!! Enough about me. Well, baseball is still going on between Legion, the Owls and Little League All-Stars. I hope all will support those efforts during the summer months.
Here is a quick update from the Owls and a couple other notes.
Steve Levinson helps wash a car.
Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS) has begun offering a low-dose CT lung cancer screening through its Radiology Department. Recent studies show that low-dose CT lung cancer screening can lower your risk of dying from lung cancer.
Charles William Hammill, 82, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017.
Claudia Stephens Condrey, age 42, a native of Rutherford County, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Dale Scott Franklin, age 58 of Forest City, passed away Saturday June 17, 2017.
David Ponder, age 62, of Bostic, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.
Eldon Reid Humphries, age 87, of Rutherfordton, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Frances M. Houser, 82, of Shelby passed away Wednesday June 21, 2017.
Martha Jean Lovett Clark, 63, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017.
Norman Luther Spivey age 67 of Mill Spring, passed away on June 22, 2017.
Patricia Irene Tetrick, age 74 of Forest City passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Paul Francis Lee, age 94 of Forest City passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Peggy Sue Kinard, 74, passed away Sunday June 18, 2017.
Richard Banks Bradsher age 83 of Spindale, passed away on June 19th 2017.
Roy Edward White, Jr., 67 passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Hospice of Rutherford County surrounded by his loving family.
Ruby Saunders, age 96, of Forest City, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017.
Sandra Marie Dayberry Martinez, age 42, of Forest City, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
Vickie Ann Holt, 63, passed away on June 15, 2017.
In the outdoor world, not every lesson has to come from hunting and fishing.
Riverside Baptist Church
First Sunday night singing with "Living By Faith", July 2, 7pm. 1178 Hogan Road, Forest City.
St. John AME Zion Church
Choir Anniversary, Sun. July 9, 3pm. Pastor Rev. Dr. Cynthia McCullough. 109 N. Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton.
Casar's July 4th Celebration: Tues. July 4th, 10am-10pm at Casar Park; 137 Deviney St. Casar. Car Show, Chili Cook Off, Bounce House & Inflatable Water Slide, Games, Food, Watermelon Eating Contest, Fire Truck Sprays Kids, Fireworks at dark!
Gilkey 4th of July Celebration: Tues. July 4th, 4pm until. By Gilkey Ruritan and Gilkey School Community Center. Food, Games, Music, Tractor Show, and Fireworks! 217 Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.
Freedom Fest: Free Community Event, Tues. July 4th at McNair Stadium, 10am-2pm. Contests, Games, Walking Parade & Music. Fireworks afterward. Info, 828-247-4430.
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