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January 24, 2019.
This train has been rolling for a long time.
When the Griffith Rutherford Chapter of the Daughters of The American Revolution recently honored five high school students for their citizenship, they rolled a train that has been on track since 1890 when the national organization was founded.
High School Basketball
Men: East Rutherford (13-1) continues to roll as they opened league play 2-0 with wins against South Point and Chase. East will host R-S Central on the 29th, but had a huge game with Shelby on the 22nd.
R-S Central (10-6) has opened up 0-2 in league play, but has fallen by an average of 8.5 points per game. They led at the half at South Point, but couldn't finish the deal. They have Chase at home Friday the 25th and go to East Rutherford on the 29th.
Alexis Smith Stephens passed peacefully on January 18, 2019.
Bill Garrity, age 92, of Lowell, NC, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Catherine Wilkerson Goode, age 72, of Shelby, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019.
Forest Koone, age 71, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Gene Morgan, age 82, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Grace Marie Walker, age 81, of Forest City, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Jack Ruben Hardin, age 91, of Carolina Shores, NC formerly of Bostic, passed away on Tuesday January 15, 2019.
John W. Waters, age 69, of Ellenboro, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Michael "Mickey" Glover, age 65, of Bostic, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019.
Michael Daniel Vaughan, age 83, of Tryon passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019.
Michael McDaniel, age 69, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Robert Scott Lawson, age 56, of Rutherfordton, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
Rose Matheny, age 47, of Bostic, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019.
For many of us there is a lull in hunting right now. Deer season has closed except in the deep south and I've never been much of a predator hunter.
Sunday, January 27
What: Hot Dog Benefit & Singing. Featuring: Forgiven
When: Jan. 27, supper 4-5:30pm, singing 6pm
Where: Grace Missionary Methodist Church, corner Kelly Rd and 221A Caroleen
More Info: Donations only
Friday, January 25
What: Art Lessons for Kids
When: Jan. 25, 3:30pm
Where: Mountains Branch Library, Lake Lure
More Info: Artist & Mom, Aditi Watson, offers free Art Classes for ages 4 & up