Local Basketball Still Faring Well in Early Season
Last week was another solid effort for Rutherford county high school basketball teams. They fared well at 10-6 in contest before non-conference hit this week.
East Rutherford continues its sizzling offensive production with two more of those last week. After leading 45-22 at the half, they downed A.C. Reynolds in a 78-45 non-conference win. In the latter half of the week, East dispatched of Hunter Huss, 83-63. Read More ...
A Christmas Tradition Becomes A Reverse Raffle $10,000 Winner!
Master of Ceremonies, Jim Bishop, called out #134 and showed us the winning number.
It all got started with the very first Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Reverse Raffle. Cary Carlton Appling, founder of Appling Boring Company, Incorporated in Forest City decided to give his children and administrative staff a Christmas gift of a $100 ticket for the Chamber’s yearly Reverse Raffle. Only 500 tickets are sold for this annual event which offers $10,000 to the winner! Read More ...
Timing is everything. Have you ever just felt like you were out of sync with what was going on in the woods or on the water? Sometimes it seems that on the days that you can go fishing, the weather is terrible or the fish are uncooperative. And on the days that you can’t go or just decide not to go, those are the days that limits are caught in the first hour. It’s the same with hunting. It seems sometimes, on the days that I go deer hunting that the deer are not stirring. But let me stay home one morning and they’re everywhere. Timing is everything, and most of the time, we are usually “one day late and a dollar short.” Read More ...
|Church Happenings 12/15/11-12/21/11|
Long Branch Road Baptist Church, Forest City
Luminary & Children’s Program Sun. Dec. 18, 6pm. Order Luminaries by Dec. 11th. In Honor Of / In Memory Of, $10 each. Info or to order Luminaries; 828-287-1408 or 828-287-1314.
Cornerstone Baptist Church, Mooresboro
Christmas Play 2011 “Daddy Come Home!” Fri. & Sun. Dec. 16th & 18th, 7pm each night. 704-434-4949 or www.cbc-web.org
West Point Baptist Church, Rutherfordton
“The Night Before Christmas” to be presented by the West Point Celebration Choir and Drama Team on Sat. & Sun. Dec. 17, & 18, 7pm.
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|Community Events 12/15/11-12/21/11|
Rutherford Weekly Holiday Toy Drive
Bring in an unwrapped toy on or by 12/20/11 to our office & receive: 1 free personal classified ad (20 word limit) or $10 off any display ad. Help make a child’s Christmas Merry! All proceeds go to local children! 369 Butler Rd. Forest City.
Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe:
Inside Habitat ReStore. New items donated by Lowe’s Distribution Center. Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm & Sat., 9am-3pm. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Rutherford County and Rutherford Housing Partnership. 828-245-1698. Read More ...
|Rutherford Weekly’s Favorite Reader Recipes 12/15/11|
Here we are mid December and only 10 days left before Christmas. This is a great time to bake and have some homemade goodness in the house. This week, I’m going to the kitchen with Ellenboro’s Bethel Baptist Church’s “Forward By Faith Cookbook”. It’s 256 pages offer many great recipes.
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What’s your legacy?
I was at a funeral recently for a woman who had two grandsons. Both of these guys gave her eulogy. That’s pretty tough when you’re close with your grandmother like these two obviously were.
I was greatly intrigued by their eulogy. These two grandsons didn’t talk about what lavish gifts they received from their grandmother or expensive trips she took them on.
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Dr. Joey Faucette
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