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At the Sports desk...
At the Sports desk...

Basketball season has almost ended for high school students here in Rutherford County. Four of the five tourney teams were eliminated last week in the playoffs. East Rutherford's Men were the only ones left coming into the week.

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Drive And Desire Fire Up Chapman's Cooker Local Folks Honored To Fix Q For NBA All-Star Events
Drive And Desire Fire Up Chapman's Cooker Local Folks Honored To Fix Q For NBA All-Star Events
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Basketball  Postseason  Arrives
Basketball Postseason Arrives

Five of the eight high school basketball teams in Rutherford County made the postseason with the first three rounds taking place on Tuesday (February 26th), Thursday (28th) and Saturday (March 2nd)

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From The Ashes Of Tragedy, Family Finds Loving Kindness
From The Ashes Of Tragedy, Family Finds Loving Kindness

Tragic death breaks hearts. Loving kindness puts hearts back together.

When Shelby's Ed Cushman died in a fire on the way to this year's Super Bowl, his family lost a beloved son and brother, but came to a deep understanding of how loving kindness works.

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Central sweeps  East  last Friday
Central sweeps East last Friday

It was not exactly the night most would have projected. Sure, R-S Central's Men's and Ladies hoops teams were capable of beating East Rutherford, but in the first meeting, they both fell short in the county rivalry.

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Army Chaplain Talks About Loving The Lord, Stepping Out Of The Boat
Army Chaplain Talks About Loving The Lord, Stepping Out Of The Boat

Max Burgin made it clear, "The Lord's blessed me. It's all about the Lord."

The retired U.S. Army chaplain told stories for over an hour prompted by his lifelong friend, Kenneth McGinnis.

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The Sports Desk (East at R-S)
The Sports Desk (East at R-S)

Big Friday Game Round two of East Rutherford and R-S Central on the basketball court takes place this Friday, February 15th in Rutherfordton. While the rivalry is there, the conference and playoff races are still in full swing.

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A Dream That Might Work A Miracle
A Dream That Might Work A Miracle

If your name is Jill Miracle, would you try to work a miracle?

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Uneventful  Super Bowl?
Uneventful Super Bowl?

Super Bowl: I know it wasn't pretty offensively, but the defenses had much to do with it. New England played its best defense of the season, even without Patrick Chung in the second half.

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Gil Mays And Allies Won The War
Gil Mays And Allies Won The War

Came Home To Small Town South, To Live The Good Life

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Hoops update  with Super Bowl prediction
Hoops update with Super Bowl prediction

High School Basketball update: Only six games are left in the Southwestern 2A regular season. East Rutherford holds the lead on the Men's side, with Shelby take behind. Meanwhile, the R-S Central girls coming into the week were playing maybe the best of all the conference teams, but they could easily have lost to the East Rutherford ladies, who had won 11 in row.

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DAR Taps Five Teen Citizens
DAR Taps Five Teen Citizens

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.

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From the Sports Desk
From the Sports Desk

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.

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A New Beginning  Caregiver Assumes Helm For Life Care
A New Beginning Caregiver Assumes Helm For Life Care

When Sandy Mush native Leah Lineberry stepped into the director's job at Life Care Adult Day Services, she followed a passion that "grasped" her when she was 17 years old.

Patience and compassion are the top priorities for the now 23-year-old caregiving, administrator, and college student in her new job.

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Update from the Sports Desk
Update from the Sports Desk

Here is the High School Hoops update. Nobody plays at home this week, but the 22nd through the 25th is a different story.

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Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Walk with Brother Wolf
Rutherford Outdoor Coalition Walk with Brother Wolf
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League play begins  in hoops, NFL  playoffs underway
League play begins in hoops, NFL playoffs underway

High School Basketball

R-S Central (10-4) won twice this week on the men's side and could have a couple of more wins had some situational stuff not occurred late in games.

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Another Successful Coat Drive
Another Successful Coat Drive

The coat drive was a success this year. With the help of the citizens and community agencies, we were able to provide warm clothing to over 450 individuals. Thank you for helping us.

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High School Hoops Update;  NFL Playoffs
High School Hoops Update; NFL Playoffs

Men:

East Rutherford: The Cavs won all three games to take the Chesnee Christmas Tourney. It was a tough last two games of the touney as they barely escaped Woodmont behind a great effort from Isaiah Lathan in that game.

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Isothermal names Students of Semester
Isothermal names Students of Semester

Isothermal Community College officials recently gave special recognition to 18 students.

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 INAUGURAL BECHTLER CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE A SUCCESS!
INAUGURAL BECHTLER CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE A SUCCESS!

December 1st may have begun as a cold rainy day, but the towns folk and out-of-town visitors were in for a treat as they entered the home built by the Bechtlers in the 1830s. Southern hospitality blended into a German celebration, Western North Carolina style, made for a delightful and nostalgic afternoon enjoyed by more than 200 guests whose signatures graced the registration book on this Saturday afternoon.

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High School  Basketball  Update
High School Basketball Update

The Hilltoppers came up with what is the best win of the season as they downed a very strong Mountain Heritage, 75-68 last Friday.

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Rick Clark's classic bike shop  is a blast from the past
Rick Clark's classic bike shop is a blast from the past
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Quick peek:  Southwestern  Men's basketball
Quick peek: Southwestern Men's basketball

No question, this should be a tight race in the Southwestern 2A Men's Basketball again, but 3 thru 6 may be the most intriguing. Anybody can win on any given night in this league. I really don't believe there is a true last place team, but this is how I would rank them before the season really gets in gear.

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Wreaths Across America 2018 Theme
Wreaths Across America 2018 Theme "Be their witness"

On Saturday, December 15, the Griffith Rutherford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), will be sponsoring the third Wreaths Across America (WAA) Event. This is an event to honor our Veterans interred at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery. The Official Ceremony will begin at 12 noon at the Mausoleum.

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