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Independence Day celebrations planned across the county
Independence Day celebrations planned across the county

Rutherford County will be decked out in red, white and blue this weekend as citizens celebrate the Fourth of July.

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Kyle Busch is  Officially Back
Kyle Busch is Officially Back

I will get to Kyle Busch shortly, but lets talk a little local baseball first.

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Griffith Rutherford Chapter NSDAR holds final meeting for 2014-15
Griffith Rutherford Chapter NSDAR holds final meeting for 2014-15
New officers were inducted at the end of the meeting. They are Regent Patsy Willis, Vice Regent Leechie McDonald (not pictured), Secretary Betty Taylor, Treasurer and Historian Jolene Porter (not pictured), Chaplain Ann Deviney, Librarian Ellen LoPresti a
Griffith Rutherford Chapter NSDAR holds final meeting for 2014-15

The Griffith Rutherford Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, held its final meeting of the year recently.

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Pictures taken in the 1940s return to Rutherford County
Pictures taken in the 1940s return to Rutherford County
Martha Franklin Dudley is pictured holding Hugh Cole as a baby.
Pictures taken in the 1940s return to Rutherford County

Photos taken in Harris in the late 1940s have made their way back to Rutherford County, thanks to a man whose mother had held onto them fondly.

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Outdoor Truths
Outdoor Truths

Men have this uncanny ability to compartmentalize most of what we do. We can simply, mentally, separate one thing from another. We can neatly detach our fatherhood from our hunting and fishing, and each of these from us being a husband.

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David Laverne Kennison, 75

David Laverne Kennison, 75, of Rutherfordton, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

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Listen To Life
Listen To Life

How Do You Talk To Your Child?

Can you imagine the mother of Christopher Columbus saying, "I don't care what you've discovered, you still could have written!"?
Or, George Washington's mother saying, "The next time I catch you throwing money across the Potomac, you can kiss your allowance good-bye!"?
Or, Thomas Edison's mother saying, "Of course I'm proud you invented the electric light bulb. Now turn it off and go to sleep!"?
Do you think that Albert Einstein's mom ever said, "Can't you do something with your hair?"
Or, Michelangelo's mother said, "Can't you just paint on the walls like other children? Do you have any idea how hard it is to get that stuff off the ceiling?"
Or, Abraham Lincoln's mom said, "What's with the stovepipe hat? Just wear a baseball cap like the other kids!"?
You just never know who your child will grow up to be, do you? Talk to your child like you want to be talked to as you live positive at home.

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