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June 2, 2011.
Things weren’t looking so good for the East Rutherford baseball team on Monday night. It was the game decider, in a best-of-three Western Region 2A championship series.
The playing of TAPS by Chris Eberts twin brother, Brian.
The presentation of our flag... the military uniforms proudly worn... the speeches spoken... the crowd that gathered to listen... all a part of a ceremony honoring those who gave the supreme sacrifice for our nation.
One day, each year, we take the time to remember. It is as if we are listening to all those who seemingly speak from their graves. We salute them. The respectful silence that falls over the event embraces our time and place. We are filled with emotion. Some have tears flowing down their cheeks. We are thankful. We are grateful. Some remember a member of their family who gave of themselves. We are proud Americans that come together to remind the world not only why we exist, but because of those who make it possible for us to exist.
Another Famous North Carolinian... Alvin Gentry Pro Basketball Coach
Alvin Gentry was born on November 5, 1954 in Shelby, North Carolina. His first cousin is former NC State and NBA star David Thompson. He served as an interim coach for the Miami Heat at the end of the 1995 season and later coached the Detroit Pistons and the Los Angeles Clippers.
Hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend. I also hope you took the time to honor all those who gave their life for our country. Thanks! Let’s get started this week with an unusual and surprising dish that I discovered in the “Adventures in Cooking” from the North Carolina Foothills cookbook of the Advent Lutheran Church in Spindale.
Chris Robinson, Troop 245, Cliffside, passes out American Flags to the crowd.
Master of Ceremonies, Bill Swope, USMC with Forest City Mayor Dennis Tarlton.
R-S Central’s Marine Corps JROTC’s Honor Guard presents colors.
Armed service members saluting the presentation of colors.
Members uncovered and bowed in prayer for those who gave.
What do you want?
Let’s say that you want to go on a trip to Hawaii. So you boot up your computer, Google “Hawaii,” and pretty soon you’re on a virtual trip to Hawaii. You’re looking at two-dimensional, pixel pictures of the place called “Paradise.”
Mr. Rodger Burl Cole, 41, of Hamrick Road, Mooresboro, NC passed away Friday, May 20, 2011.
Mr. Ronald Alvin Taylor, 70, of Rutherfordton, NC passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011.
Mr. Tom Tessnear, 84, of Henrietta, NC passed away Monday, May 30, 2011.
Mrs. Kay Taylor, 81, of Forest City, NC, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2011.
Are there any sure things? Some say the only sure things are death and taxes. I would beg differ, but that is for another time. Hunters and fishermen love sure things. It seems there is always one place that a fisherman can pick up at least one fish during his tournament run.
Cornerstone Baptist Church
14th Anniversary & Homecoming Sun. June 5. 4357 W. Dixon Blvd. Mooresboro. Info; 704-434-4949 or www.cbc-web.org
Joshua Baptist Church
Homecoming & Memorial Day Sun. June 5, 10am. Singing: The Don Trio, 10am. 590 US Hwy. 74 Business, Bostic.
Bingo at the VFW
Every Thursday night at 6PM. Refreshments & food are available for purchase. The top prize for the last game is $500. Proceeds from bingo benefit veterans in the surrounding communities. Located on Withrow Road. Forest City.
Family-to-Family Support Group always on the 3rd Thursday of the Month, 6:30-8PM. United Way of Rutherford County, 626 Withrow Rd. Forest City. Info: 704-434-5166 or 704-583-0845.
Music at the Mills
Join us at the old school in Union Mills for bluegrass and more. Food available at 6pm and music at 7pm. All pickers and singers are welcome any Friday to perform.
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