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March 8, 2018.
Since it's early March, spring sports have arrived. Now that basketball is over, it's now onto High School baseball. Don't get me wrong, I am looking forward to college basketball's March Madness and we can talk about that next week.
Brandon Gosey, member of the Rutherford County Board of Education, has organized a community wide forum called, "Keeping Schools Safe." Designed to give the community an opportunity to have their voices heard on this serious topic, Gosey tells us, "I am excited about organizing this much needed discussion between our community, our members, elected officials and services providers."
Charles Rickey Wall, age 68, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Barbara G. Jolley, age 70, of Cliffside, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018.
Catherine Gibbon Tanner, passed away on March 1, 2018.
Cathy Yvonne Whitmire, age 61, of Bostic, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
Cindy Hardin Trotter, age 52, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
Clarence Roland Hames, Sr. "CR" born in the High Shoals Community on January 26, 1923 to the late T.H. Hames and Docia Wall Hames.
Commie Goode Ballard of Bostic, passed away on February 28, 2018.
David Owens, 83, of Forest City passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Doris Stafford Atchley, 80, of Rutherfordton passed away, Thursday, March 1, 2018.
Edward "Ed" Donald Roberts, 81, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018.
Janie Walker Higgins, 93, of Bostic, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018.
Jesse Yates Bowen, 53, a native of Cleveland County, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018.
Marjorie Harris Lane, age 86, of Rutherfordton, passed away on February 26, 2018.
Robert Eugene Morrison, age 68, passed away on Thursday March 1, 2018.
Robert Ray Robinson, 76, beloved husband, loving father, and loyal friend, passed away, February 28, 2018.
Some of my most vivid memories come from the days of being on the lake. I can remember catching stripe bass as fast as I could cast but I can also remember being scared to death because I had not left early enough to beat the lightning storm.
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
Poor Man's Supper, Sat. March 10, 5-7pm. Proceeds go to the new building fund. 1301 Mt. Pleasant Church Road, Mooresboro.
Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Ellenboro
Chicken Pie Lunch Fundraiser, Sun. March 11, 12:30pm (after Worship Service). Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Rutherford County. $10 adults, $5 kids 6-12, under 6 free.
Chicken Pie Supper: Sat. March 10, 4:30-6:30pm at Mt. Vernon Community Clubhouse. Adults $9, kids 6-12 $5, 5 and under free. Proceeds for Mt. Vernon Community Club.
Buffet Breakfast: March 10 at Gilkey School Community Center. Adults $6, kids 6-12 $3, kids 5 & under. Proceeds help support the Community Center. Gilkey School Road, Rutherfordton.