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January 15, 2014.
What must I do? As this question was asked, many say “I do nothing”. (Not True). First, according to how old you are when you let the Lord know that you care about your soul.
Charles Macon Michael, age 79, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Robin Johnson House in Dallas, NC.
Julius Porter Hoyle, age 78, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Orangel Parrish McDaniel, age 81, resident of Kings Mountain, NC died January 14, 2014 at Courtland Terrace, Gastonia, NC.
Sara Roberta Hamrick Baxter, age 90 died Tuesday January 14, 2014 at her home.
Bass Caster Federation
The Bass Caster Federation club will fish Lake Hickory this coming Saturday, January 18 from 8am til 4pm. The club is currently accepting new memberships. For more info contact Chris Hoopaugh @ 704-434-3922.
I have been privileged over the years to spend time at some hunting and fishing trade shows. These shows are where retailers come to meet those who have products for sale. The exhibitors set up booths and displays in order to expose and tell about this year’s new model or the latest new gadget.
Tammy McCluney Harbison and husband, Charlie
Charlie Edward Harbison, Auburn University’s defensive back coach and co-defensive coordinator, a graduate of Gardner-Webb University got a big surprise at the football facility at GWU on Saturday evening, January 11th.
Lily Memorial Baptist Church, Shelby
Lily Memorial Baptist Church, 406 Whitener St., Shelby, NC, will be having a Poor Man’s Supper, Saturday, January 18, 4:00-6:00pm. Serving pintos, slaw, potato salad, onions, corn bread, dessert and drink. Donations of $5 for adults, $3 for 12 and under. All to go plates are $5.
Shelby American Legion Post 82
Shelby American Legion Post 82 is sponsoring the annual high school oratorical contest. It is open to students in grades 9-12, including those home-schooled, who are citizens of the U.S. or lawful permanent residents. The local contest will be held Saturday, January 11, in the fellowship hall of Ascension Lutheran Church in Shelby. The winner will advance to district competition and, if successful there, to state and national competition.
Four area high school students have received awards in the oratorical contest sponsored by Shelby American Legion Post 82. Jacob Bell of Shelby High won first place, and will advance to the district competition on January 25th.
Residents of North Carolina can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2014.
The City of Shelby will be closed Monday, January 20 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Both Monday’s and Tuesday’s garbage collection will occur on Tuesday, January 21. All other routes will be collected on a regular schedule.
Cleveland County Memorial Library is celebrating its Centennial year in 2014. A number of celebration events will take place throughout the year. The Library is sponsoring a competition to create a new logo and tagline to better reflect the library in the 21st century and invites Cleveland County residents to enter.
Dean Jenks (center) led the musicians that brought their instruments into Central United Methodist Church’s sanctuary to surprise the attending crowd with an amazing Bluegrass “Flash Mob”.
The rainy Gand Opening of the Earl Scruggs Center, on Saturday, January 11th, brought out a lot of umbrellas and people from all over the nation, but the most memorable was the amazing collection of famous and talented musicians.
Last week we spotted Keith Perkins of Kings Mountain, getting his Shelby Shopper & Info at Mike’s Food Store, located at 400 N. Post Rd. in Shelby. Be ready…. YOU could be our next LUCKY READER!
The collection of fiddle, bass, mandolin, guitar and banjo players was perhaps the biggest ever to play together at one time in Shelby. The fifty musicians kept coming from both sides of the church to perform a resounding rendition of “Reuben’s Train”. It was truly a special gathering to pay homage to Earl Scruggs’ legacy.
After an absence of more than 15 years, Miss America organization proudly welcomes the Miss Shelby pageant back to Shelby, North Carolina. In addition, Shelby will also crown a Miss Shelby Outstanding Teen.
For many, the New Year is a time for setting goals and making new resolutions for the year to come. Each year you find yourself resolving to achieve a healthier lifestyle - eating right, exercising more, or losing a few pounds.
7,150 dosage units of prescription medication collected in first two weeks
U.S. deaths from prescription opioid painkillers have increased five-fold since 1990, reaching epidemic levels. In 2008, more than 36,000 people died from opioid drug overdoses.