Cherokee Sentinel Cherokee County & Nantahala, NC
VOLUME 7, NUMBER 44
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Man runs and swims from law twice - caught
By Dwight Otwell Editor
James Edwin Chambers III led local law enforcement officers on two separate chases up mountains and across rivers in two different incidents in a span of about 36 hours. The 24-year-old man, who listed an Andrews address but who officers say is from Lutz, Fla., was again in custody at the Cherokee County jail Tuesday morning. The drama of the running
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James Edwin Chambers III was escorted Monday out of a kudzu patch in Murphy where he hid from police. Chambers led police on a six hour chase Satuday night and Sunday morning. He was finally pulled out of the Hiwassee Rriver and jailed. Monday he escaped and led police on another round of hide and seek.
See CHASE page 3A
Murphy man charged Snow/Carpenter battle not over with attempted murder precinct. They may be said. By Dwight Otwell Editor
A Murphy man is in jail charged with shooting a Turtletown man in the parking lot of a tavern just over the North Carolina line. Jamie Claude Hughes, 30, is charged with attempted second degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault in connection with the Saturday shooting. Polk County Tennessee sheriff’s officials received a call at 2:23 p.m. that a shooting had just occurred at Roadside Tavern, which is just inside Tennessee, a short distance from Hwy. 294 in Cherokee County. Turtletown resident Kevin
Kimsey was sitting in the passenger side of a vehicle at the tavern when Hughes allegedly pulled up beside him and shot him with some type of shotgun in the right forearm, Polk County sheriff’s officials said. Kimsey was flown out from Copper Basin Medical Center to U.T. in Knoxville. Hughes later turned himself in to Cherokee County authorities. He was being held in the Cherokee County jail Monday under no bond. He was charged in Cherokee County with second degree burglary and extradition/fugitive other state. Cherokee County deputies took Hughes before a magistrate, where a fugitive warrant was issued.
Christmas tree lighting will be in Murphy Friday By Dwight Otwell Editor
Santa Claus, choirs, Christmas trees and merchants arranging their most appealing merchandise - these images can only mean its nearly Christmas. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place in Murphy Friday. The tree lighting will be at the Pocket Park on the square in Murphy. The Handbell Choir of Murphy United Methodist Church will perform at 5 p.m. The Learning Center Children’s Choir will perform at 6 p.m. The tree lighting ceremony will be after that. The lights on the Murphy Chirstmas tree will be turned on by Murphy Mayor Bill Hughes. Santa Claus will roam the streets Friday night, said Barbara Hughes, who is helping organize the event. Family Resource Center will serve
coffee, hot chocolate, cider and apple turnovers. Downtown merchants will have a window decorating contest during the holidays. Moose Hollow Trading Company will be open Friday until 9 p.m. Murphy shops officially kick off the holiday shopping season Saturday by being open for business with Christmas gifts for everyone. Barbara Hughes said people are encouraged to shop downtown for Christmas. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, city streets will be alive with strolling musicians and Santa will again be on hand. The Christmas tree is being donated by Georgia Hughes of Hanging Dog. The tree will be cut and brought to town by Century 21 Foxfire Realty. The tree will be decorated by Cable TV of Murphy and Business Owners and Operators of Murphy.
listed at another precinct. The state has to determine which provisionals are qualified votes. Provisional votes are usually processed a week after the election. Deputy Director John Snow Bob Carpenter of the State Board of By Dwight Otwell Elections Johnnie McLean said Editor that in non state-wide elections that involve multi counties, a The vote is still out on who candidate can request a recount will be the next senator for if the election is not won by North Carolina District 50. more than 1 percent of the vote. The official vote shows that Snow does not have more than Democrat challenger John 1 percent. Snow has 337 more votes than McLean said Carpenter has incumbent Republican Bob until Friday to request a Carpenter. Carpenter got recount. Provisional ballots 34,999 votes to 35,336 for were to be made known no later Snow in the eight county dis- than yesterday (Tuesday), trict. McLean said. However, state figures last Carpenter Friday spoke of week showed that there are the large number of provisional 1,267 provisional votes out. votes still out. He said he will Provisional voters are usually contest the election. persons who go to a polling “Several elections across place and discover that they the state are very close,” he aren’t on the roster at that
Carpenter said that it is unusually high for over 70,000 votes to be cast for the state senatorial race. He said he has seen several different sets of numbers concerning the District 50 Senate race. Carpenter spent a lot of time on election night in Robbinsville, because they still have paper ballots, he said. Carpenter, 80, has been in office for eight terms or 16 years. Snow, formerly district judge in Cherokee County, said Friday that provisional ballots would probably be known by yesterday (Tuesday). “Then he (Carpenter) can call for a recount,” he said. “I feel good about being ahead. We feel we are ahead by 337 votes. We are worried about the provisionals but it is part of the process. This extends the stress surrounding it. We are tired. We worked especially hard. If the provisional count goes anySee SNOW/CARPENTER Page 3A
Lowe’s holds grand opening
Dwight Otwell/Sentinel photo
Lowe’s opened Friday to the general public. A board cutting ceremony was held at the grand opening. By Dwight Otwell Editor
“I believe Lowe’s hit the nail on the head when it selected Murphy,” said Store
Manager Mike Hatala Friday at the 94,000 square foot store’s grand opening. Red and blue wheel barrows greeted customers as the store opened to the general
public for business Friday. Balloons streamed up from lawn mowers and lawn tractors. Instead of the traditional ribbon cutting, a board cutting was held. Murphy Mayor Bill Hughes and Murphy City Manager Ann Payne cut boards with hand saws to officially open the store. “Any day Lowe’s opens up and moves into your town is a good day,” Hughes said. George Yates, pastor of Murphy United Methodist Church, gave the opening prayer. Lowe’s employee Rebecca Molina sang the National Anthem. Hatala said extensive research is done around the community before Lowe’s decides to locate into a commuSee LOWES page 3A
Flu shots cause long lines By Dwight Otwell Editor
Just say “flu shot here” and you can draw a crowd. The Cherokee County Health Department Friday administered about 379 shots in less than two hours. Lines snaked out of the North Carolina License Agency building in Valley Village Shopping Center in Murphy at 8 a.m. when staff from the health department set up to begin giving shots only to those considered atrisk. A Murphy policeman said one man spent the night in the parking lot in his pickup truck so that he could get the shot Friday morning. Health department personnel said very few children were among those who got shots. The first person was inoculated about 8 a.m. and by about 9:40 a.m. all shots had been administered. At the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, the shots were provided only to individuals who are at-risk, which includes adults 65 years of age or older. The number of available flu vaccines in the United States was cut in half when one of the two companies that produce the vaccine to the U.S. declared that it would not have the vaccines. Health officials hoped that more flu vaccines would be made available for Cherokee County by the state, but they didn’t know when or if that will happen.
CHEROKEE SENTINEL & BUSINESS REPORT
November 10, 2004
CALENDAR MOPS MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is a nondenominational group of moms who meet every other Tuesday during the school year from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Murphy First Baptist Church. Call 837-2615 for more information.
Wood carving club Everyone is welcome to join a wood carving club — experienced to beginners. Meetings will be held on the first and third Mondays of each month at the Martins Creek Community Center. For more information, call Jim Barton, 837-9736 or Bob Crisp, 835-9429.
Reiki group A “Reiki” group has been formed and is meeting in the 409 Building, Suite D. For more information, call 644-9101.
Flying club The Overmountain Flyers meets the second Saturday of every month at the Andrews-Murphy Airport from 9 a.m. to noon. Occasional special events, such as fly-ins, will be held. For information, call 837-3468.
Craft fun A weekly Kids Craft Club is held on Saturdays at 2 Much Fun Toy Store, 27
Peachtree St., Murphy. Parents can drop their children off at 10 a.m. and pick them up at 11 a.m. Children will make a craft and take it home. The cost will be $5 per class. For more information, call 835-1234.
Tops “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” meeting meets Mondays at 5pm at the Glen Mary Hall on the Andrews Rd. Call 837-4587 or 837-4180 for more information. Andrews Tops meeting art 5pm at the Andrews Church of God Fellowship Hall on Mondays. For information call 321-5242. A New Day Chapter of Tops “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” is forming in the Andrews area. For more information call 321-5242.
Donations needed Family Resouces of Cherokee County is asking for donations of infant and child size car seats and are in desperate need for diapers of all sizes, especially larger sizes. Please bring donations by the Family Resouce on 70 Central Street behind courthouse in Murphy or call 837-3460 and ask for Heather or Jill. All donations are greatly appreciated.
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survivors of child sexual abuse and incest. Meetings will be Thursdays, 4 to 5 p.m. at the REACH office, downtown Murphy.
LUNA Moms Club LUNA Moms Club of Murphy, a group for mothers, is looking for participants interested in stroller walking, playgroup gatherings, and other activities. If you are interested in joining our group please call Katrina at 644-0707 or 361-2770.
Teen trouble? Are you a parent or guardian raising a teen and feel you just don’t have all the answers? If you are interested in a parentled support group for individuals raising teens, contact Family Resources at 8373460.
Alcoholics Anonymous The Cherokee County Alcoholics Anonymous has scheduled meetings as follows: Tues., 7 p.m. and Sat., noon, Murphy Presbyterian Church (White House in rear); Wed., 8 p.m., United Methodist Church, Andrews, in the fellowship hall; Thursdays, 8 p.m., Murphy Medical Center, main conference room. For a complete area meeting schedule and more information, call 837-4440.
Jam Session Call all pickers! Beginners to professional! “AHA! Jam Session,” every third Thursday, 5 p.m. until, Topton Community Center. Join us for some good old-timey picking and singing. Sponsored by the Appalachian Heritage Alliance. Dinner and program follow; call 828-479-8642 for more information.
People of Faith People of Faith Against the Death Penalty meets the first Monday of each month beginning at 7 p.m. Meetings are held at the Glen Mary House, next to St. William Catholic Church. For more information, call 837-0867.
Action team The Far West Small Scale Agricultural Action Team meets the second Monday of each month in the St. Andrews Lutheran Church community room, Andrews. All farmers from Clay, Graham, Swain, Cherokee counties and the Qualla Boundary are invited to participate. For more information, call Mary Janis, 828389-1913; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Far West Heritage Tourism Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the St. Andrews Lutheran Church community room. Anyone interested in heritage tourism from Clay, Cherokee, Swain, Graham counties and the Qualla Boundary is invited to attend. Lunch will be served to those who RSVP to Mary Janis: 828-389-1913; email@example.com.
Bingo The Andrews Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7620 hosts bingo every Saturday at the post home. Early bird games begin at 5:30 p.m. and regular games at 7 p.m. For information, call 3213901.
Al-Anon The Serenity Al-Anon Family Group meets at the Ranger United Methodist Church, 156 Ranger Road, Murphy, (west of Murphy off Highway 64). Al-Anon is a 12-step recovery program for family and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking too much. The group meets every Thursday at the church from 4 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 644-9441 or 837-8672.
Crime Commission The Cherokee County Crime Commission meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m Programs and meeting place are announced each month..
Library news -Murphy Storytime is Mondays, 10 a.m. for ages 3 to 5, with fingerplays, stories, songs and more. Library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Thursday night is movie night at the Murphy Public Library.
Andrews Storytime is Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 5 with stories, fingerplays and movies. Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m
Storyhour A weekly story hour for children is being held at the Shoppes of Murphy every Saturday morning, 11 a.m. at the Curiosity Book Store, 46 Valley River Ave., in The Shoppes of Murphy. For more information, call 835-7433.
VFW meeting The Andrews Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7620 meets the third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., post home. For infor., call 321-3901.
Homemakers The N.C. Extension and Community Association Grape Creek Homemaker’s Club meets the third Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Grape Creek Community Center.
Rod & Gun Club The Mountain Country Rod & Gun Club meets the third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at the The Old Ivie Funeral Home next to the Methodist Church in downtown Murphy. U.S.F.S. will be speaking on wildlife and National Forest. For infor. call Bob Aseere, 644-0729 or Dick Miles, 644-5000.
Peachtree community The Peachtree Comm. Club holds a potluck supper the first Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. at the Peachtree Community Center. Third Friday each month grocery bingo and games starting at 7:00 p.m.
Brasstown potluck The Brasstown Community holds a potluck supper and meeting on the third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Brasstown Community Center, 255 Settawig Road, Brasstown.
Blacksmith Auction John C. Campbell Folk School's Blacksmith Auction Featuring handmade craft items in a variety of mediums. Saturday, November 6, 2 - 5 p.m.; preview begins at 1 p.m. Keith House, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. For information call 828-837-2775 or 1-800FOLK-SCH.
Coats For Kids
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Women’s Organization is once again looking for people to donate coats for children from ages 6-18. Please donate new or like new coats and suitable for a child. Many area children’s families can not afford coats for their children and are forced to deal with what they have. Donations can be made at the Andrews Cleaners or Imperial Cleaners behind the Henn Theater. Your donation will help keep at least one more area child warm this winter
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The 5th Annual Craft Show sponsored by Special Olympics will occur Saturday, November 13 at the Murphy Elementary Gym from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Local crafters are encouraged to join us. Vendor places are still available. For more information call Glenda Stiles at 837-2722 ext.216.
Recieve A Laptop Computer The Even Start Family Literacy Program currently has openings for families with children aged 2-7.Parents can earn a GED, improve basic skills, or study for citizenship while their children attend a five star Pre-K program. There is no cost. Classes are MonThurs. 8:00 a.m. to 2:30p.m.Open to all families in Cherokee County. Graduates can receive a new laptop computer. Call 835-8904 for more information.
United Church of the Mountains in Blairsville will be having a huge yard sale on Saturday, November 20 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will consist of gently used or new donated items, holiday bake sale, lots of goodies, arts and crafts, and many holiday gifts. The church is located off Blairsville Square 129/19 South, right 1st bock, Reid St., right unto Rogers St.
Product/Service Business Wanted! Artists, craft makers, jewelry makers, and photographers! A opportunity to advertise your products and sell/promote them! Please join us for our annual “Holiday Bazaar,” Saturday, November 20 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. We will provide FREE advertising, space and assistance. All that we request is that you tithe (10%) of your income from the day to our church! For more information call the church office: (706) 781-0947. Or Barbara Pinkerton (706) 781-3280. (No calls after 7 p.m., please!) The church is located off Blairsville Square 129/19 South, right 1st bock, Reid St., right unto Rogers St.
Craft fair and sale at Peachtree Community Club Saturday, December 4 from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. All crafts are handmade by local crafters. Buy now for that special gift. Wood items, Christmas ornaments, bead jewelry, crochet and knitted items, quilts, baskets, etc.
French Group at Library Parlez-vous francais? If you do speak French and want to practice your language skills, then come to the Murphy Public Library on Wednesdays from 5 to 6 PM. A new French conversation group is starting up for those who can carry on a conversation in French. And if you don't speak French yet, you can still come and listen in. Everyone is welcome as long as no English is spoken. For further information or to put your name on the list for the conversation group, call the library at 837-2417. There is no charge to join this group.
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Children’s Writing Workshop The Children's writing workshop with critique session will meet on Wednesday, November 17 at the Moss Memorial Library in Hayesville, NC at 10 a.m. This workshop focuses on writing professionally for children and young people. This meeting is open to all NC Writer's Network members within driving range and observers are welcome. For more information call Nancy Gadsby (706)896-6392 or Nancy Simpson (828) 389-6497.
Blood Drive Murphy
November 15 at 1:30 p.m.-6 p.m. The drive will be held at the First Methodist Church located at 71 Valley River Avenue in Murphy. Please call 837-3889 to make your appointment. Free t-shirts to all presenting donors. Hayesville Community, Wednesday, November 17 at 1 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The drive will be held at the Church of Good Shepherd located at 495 Herbert Hills Drive and 64 East in Hayesville. Please call 389-0526 to make your appointment. All donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good general health, and a form of positive identification.
Dance night!! Don't miss this season's last dance night!! It is "Wear a Hat Night!" Friday October 15 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at The Daily Grind. No Cover Charge.
CC Retired School Personnel The Cherokee County Retired School Personnel Association will meet with a potluck dinner Monday, November 15 at 1 p.m. in the Penland Senior Center Building in Murphy. All retired school personnel are urged to attend. Sheriff Keith Lovin will be the guest speaker.
Tree Lighting Tree Lighting on Friday, November 12th. Season shopping downtown with Santa Saturday, November 13th. Window decorating deadline Friday, November 13th (Award presentation December 4th). Christmas Parade Saturday, December 4th.
UNCA Meeting Reminder UNCA admissions and scholarship representatives, along with current UNCA students will be conducting an information workshop on Monday evening, November 8th at 7:00 p.m. at the Murphy First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (located in the basement of the Methodist Church annex building). All high school students (grades 912), parents, and school staff are welcome to attend this free workshop.
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Veterans Day programs celebrations Veterans will be honored
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Veterans Day is tomorrow (Thursday). Martins Creek School held a Veterans Day program last night (Tuesday) at the school. Local veterans, including members of the 210th, were invited to attend the program. Peachtree School held a Veteran’s Day program yesterday (Tuesday). Ranger School held a reception yesterday and a salute to veterans at the gym. Two programs were scheduled for today (Wednesday) at Murphy Middle School. The program is co-sponsored by the Murphy High School Choral, Art and Journalism departments. The first program was scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and the second program for 9:45 a.m. The program featured special music and a dramatic presentation as well as the presentation of the area’s veterans with their military flags and a color Guard. Andrews schools were to
combine today (Wednesday) for a program at 9 a.m. in the Andrews High school guy. Murphy Elementary School was having a program today at 8:30 a.m. in the Murphy Elementary gym. A Veteran’s Day program is scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Park on the square in downtown Murphy. Hiwassee Dam High School will have its Veterans Day program Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the high school gym. The program will include the reading of President Bush’s Veterans Day Proclamation, the posting of the colors, the Pledge of Allegiance in English and Latin by the Latin Club and the National Anthem. There will be a special presentation to honor the 210th National Guard and patriotic music will be performed by the high school chorus. Veterans are invited at all area ceremonies.
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CHEROKEE SENTINEL & BUSINESS REPORT
NEWS & JUMPS
Chase: Man runs from police - captured each time Continued from page 1A
man began Saturday about 10 p.m. when Murphy Police Investigator Donnie Burchfield stopped Chambers for suspicion of driving while impaired (DWI) on Tennessee Street. “I was doing a field sobriety test and he got mouthy,” Burchfield said. “When I attempted to arrest him, he ran.” Burchfield said Chambers “was fast”. He chased him for awhile and Chambers went into the Hiwassee River at the railroad tracks. Cherokee County Sheriff’s officials, TVA Police and North Carolina Highway Patrol officers participated in the chase, in which Chambers got into and out of the river about three times. About 1 a.m. Chambers tried to get into a house on Joe Brown Highway, Burchfield said. He knocked at a door and asked a woman if he could come in and warm up. The woman refused and called 911. Chambers took off again. Later, early Sunday morning, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputy Luis Edwards spotted Chambers at the West Motel. The chase began again and Chambers went back into the river near Family Auto Sales, near Lowe’s. Finally, about 4:30 a.m., Cherokee County Sheriff’s deputies Andrew Pierpoint and Joe Wood pulled Chambers out
of the river behind Konehete Park. “Every one was water logged,” Burchfield said. Chambers didn’t fight police but he gave them an identification with a false name. His real name was discovered later and police found that he was wanted in Florida on a probation violation on a burglary conviction, Burchfield said. Rescue personnel had been called in because police feared that Chambers might drown or die from exposure and hypothermia. He was shivering severely after being taken from the river. Temperatures Saturday night and early Sunday were in the low 40s. Chambers was taken to the Cherokee County jail and charged with DWI, reckless driving, obstructing and delay-
ing arrest and damage to property. Some equipment belonging to police and sheriff’s deputies were damaged when they went into the river after Chambers. He was probably going to be charged with extradition to Florida. Florida authorities said Chambers had violent tendencies. The second chapter of the saga began Monday morning when officers took Chambers to MMC Urgent Care in Valley Village Shopping Center. Chambers was reportedly being treated for a foot problem. Chambers fled the office, lost one flip flop outside the center and raced, wearing a bright orange jail outfit, across the parking lot, across Andrews Road, behind the site where a new North Carolina Credit
Union is being constructed and up the mountain in back of the building. Lawmen gave chase up the mountain. Law enforcement officers converged on the area. A spotter airplane circled overhead trying to spot him. Graham County Sheriff’s officials said they would bring police dogs to the scene. Cherokee County school officials instituted a lockdown during the height of the chase at Murphy High School, Murphy Middle School and Murphy Elementary School. A message over the police scanner stated that Chambers’ girlfriend, from Tampa, Florida, had been found along with her truck at the Employment Security Commission office, just down the road from where Chambers disappeared into the woods.
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nity. Bill Forsyth, director of Cherokee County Economic Development Commission, said the store will have a big impact on the area, adding 100 full-time jobs with pay equivalent to local industry. Hatala presented a check for $1,000 to Glenda Stiles for the Cherokee County Special Olympics. “We feel so special to be chosen for one of their (Lowe’s) first donations,” Stiles said. Lynn West, a Martins Creek resident, was one of the first shoppers in Lowe’s. He said he has had to drive to Franklin to shop at Lowe’s. The small hardware stores “really try to meet your needs,” he said. Diane Kozel, also a Martins Creek resident, said it is more economical to shop at a Murphy Lowe’s than to have to drive over the mountain. Hollis Moss, from Marble, was one of the early Lowe’s shoppers. “I think it is great,” he said. “We have been looking forward for a long time to this. We are proud to have it. Now, we won’t have to go to Franklin or Cleveland, Tenn. (to go to Lowe’s).”
the patrol car. Present Cherokee County charges against Chambers are DWI, reckless driving to endanger, resisting public officer (five counts), injury to personal property (five counts), no operators license and communicating threats. More charges could be brought against Chambers later.
In Loving Memory of Velma McClure Mom, Your first birthday in Heaven. How wonderful it must be celebrating the day with Jesus. Free from all pain and care surrounded by heavenly angels. We all miss you deeply. You were the sunshine of our lives. No one could ever fill your place. You did not take your journey alone. A part of us went with you the day God called you home. God only knows the pain we share. Your memory will always remain dear and precious to our hearts. We miss your sweet smile, we long to feel your gentle touch. We know you are home now safe and secure in the arms of Jesus. We love you dearly “Mom.” We all wish you a “Happy Birthday.” Sleep in peace until we meet again. Love You Forever, Your Wonderful Family
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Scam alert The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department reports a telephone scam. The scammers call people on the telephone and say they are with a federal government grant program. The scammer asks for bank account information and numbers for a processing fee. They promise thousands of dollars. There has been one incident in Cherokee County, the sheriff’s department reported. If anyone believes he has been contacted by these scam artists, call the sheriff’s department at (828) 8372589 or (828) 837-3132.
About 2:15 p.m., several hours after Chambers escaped from Urgent Care, officers spotted him on a bank above Valley River Car Wash. Chambers was finally pulled from a kudzu patch and escorted down the bank, across Andrews Road and into a sheriff’s patrol car. Armed lawmen stood by as he was escorted to
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Corky Cook, the relay center coordinator for Samaritan's purse, a Christmas shoebox project for the hurting and needy children of the world, poses with participants from Murphy Adventist School. Students from M.A.S. have stuffed boxes with school supplies, toiletries, candy, and toys with the hope of helping an unfortunate child somewhere in the world. Many have included pictures of themselves and notes in their boxes with the hope of receiving a return letter some day from the child who receives their gift. Participating in the shoebox project is part of the student body's goal to help the suffering children of the world. Thanks to Mrs. Cook, a member of the local Seventh-day Adventist Church, for coordinating this fantastic project. She says, "The ultimate purpose of the shoebox project is to share the love of Jesus."
Snow/Carpenter: The Battle is still on Continued from Page 1A
thing like the election, we will get our fair share (of votes).” A spokesman for the Cherokee County Board of Elections said approximately 56 percent of registered Cherokee County voters voted in last week’s election. The average turnout is about 40 percent. Provisional ballots in
District 50 are Cherokee 50, Clay 74, Graham 22, Swain 19, Haywood 100, Jackson 500, Macon 90 and Transylvania 412. The election breakdown for Snow and Carpenter are as follows: Cherokee County Carpenter 5,010, Snow 5,962; Clay County - Carpenter 2,432, Snow 2,321; Graham County -
Carpenter 1,879, Snow 1,849; Haywood County - Carpenter 1,673, Snow 1,604; Jackson County - Carpenter 5,979, Snow 7,733; Macon County Carpenter 8,041, Snow 6,553; Swain County - Carpenter 1,919, Snow 3,053; Transylvania County Carpenter 6,261, Snow 8,066.
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OPINION Who we are: Dwight Otwell
In June I wrote a column in which I stated, “I sure hope that this will be my last banana plant column.”
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No genie heard me, because here I am, five months later, writing another banana plant column. I don’t know how many banana plant columns I have written since Susan and I took possession of the possessed banana plants in the fall of 2002 - maybe hundreds. Maybe I have written about banana plants every week. I can’t remember. Our so-called friends Shirley and Ron Singleton, gave us two banana plants to remind us of Hawaii. We kept the things in our bathtub that first winter. They thrived when we brought them into the dining area in the spring. We planted them that spring of 2003 outside the house. They grew and thrived. That fall I dug the plants up and stuffed them under the house in a trash bag in hopes that they would die. This spring, I forgot to bring the plants out from underneath the house until June. The plants were completely brown and dried up. “Oh no,” I said to Susan, concealing the glee in my voice. “They are goners.” Susan had me plant them anyway. They were two dead
By Ron Mack
Megan Sills, a long-time resident of Cherokee County, joins the Cherokee Sentinel staff as editorial assistant. She lives in the Grape Creek community with her husband and their 1-year-old daughter.
It’s Over! At last, the long grind of the election campaign is over, and a welcome respite from political ads has arrived. We can also be thankful, regardless of our political preference, that the decision was rendered by the voters, not by lawyers or judges. Now let’s all pray that President Bush, with his Republican Congress, will work to heal the deep divisions among our citizens. He must remember that although he received more votes than any previous presidential candidate, so did Senator Kerry. Congratulations to our hometown candidate John Snow, on his
It does seem strange that our nation (the world’s only super power) gets embarrassed by a serious flu vaccine shortage because one drug company in England loses its license to produce the flu vaccine. Newsweek magazine (11/1/04) put it this way: “Over night the U.S. vaccine supply shrank by nearly half, prompting restrictions . . . and a mounting sense of panic among doctors, patients, and parents.”
stalks protruding from the ground. I had no doubt that they wouldn’t make it. However, in mid-June I noticed a green shoot coming out near the top of one of the plants.
Be that as it may, here are some healthy and simple alternative for avoiding the flu. (As you consider these alternatives, remember these two basic principles - - prevention is better than cure, and strive for a healthy, immune system.) There are four alternatives listed below. You can use one or all of them if you choose.
I clung to the hope that it was too late in the season for them to grow. However, look at the picture. They flourished and grew taller than last year. They are taller than me.
1. At the first sign of flu symptoms (achy, tired, headache, fever of 102 or more), take an 8-oz. glass, place in it the juice of two lemons, and fill it with purple grape juice. Drink it cold or heat it and sip it as tea. It’s delicious.
Susan thought she would trick me when she showed me a bunch of small, yellow bananas. “Look at the bananas that our trees made,” she said. The bananas were actually some kind of pygmy bananas Susan purchased at the store. But our banana plants must find the mountain atmosphere romantic because they produced little baby banana plants. I wonder if there is a market in the mountains for banana plants. Nothing seems to be able to kill them. Maybe I could start a banana plant farm. If I can’t accidentally kill them, I may as well join them. That’s an idea, but I’m not ready to quit my day job just yet. I lopped off the banana plants’ bodies to make them smaller. I wrapped them in plastic and stored them under the house
A Senior Moment Trish Golden is a full-time editorial assistant and graphic artist. She is a life-long resident of Cherokee County.
NO FLU SHOTS! Here are some alternatives.
They like our romantic, mountain air By Dwight Otwell
Dwight Otwell is editor of the Cherokee Sentinel Newspaper. He covers news, features and business stories throughout the county.
To the Editor
From the porch
election to represent us in the North Carolina Senate. It was a close race and John ran a positive campaign that proved to have positive results. Senator Carpenter has represented Western North Carolina ably, but the voters apparently were ready for a change. We wish you well Senator Carpenter. Folks, did any of you watch the October 31st edition of 60 Minutes? One of the stories was about our troops in Iraq, and their lack of proper and sufficient equipment. According to Correspondent Steve Kroft, our GI’s are short of armor, radios, and bullets! In the report he spoke to a general, commanding the Oregon National Guard units in Iraq, soldiers on the ground there, and Senator John McCain. For more comprehensive coverage, go to www.cbsnews.com/stories. Nearly half of our military casualties are the result of roadside bombs, yet the U.S. military
2. Get some Echinacea and take it as the label directs. It will build immunity. 3. Get Vitamin C and take one thousand units three times a day. for their long winter’s nap. I have no hopes that the plants will die during the winter. I will probably have to will them to my children and one day my great-great grandchildren will be cussing me when they have to dig the plants up every fall and plant them every winter. Maybe I should just give in and move with the plants to south Florida where they can stay in the ground year round. I’m not promising that this will be my last banana plant column but I won’t trouble you again about them, at least until next spring. Who knows what surprises they have in store for me then?
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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been an organization in our Murphy School for many, many years and has been a blessing for our school children to maintain their highest moral standards and Christian beliefs, since Cherokee County has always been a well established Christian community. However, just recently there has been a great and horrible interference with our wonderful Christian athletes. Because of just one mother who chooses nor to believe in Christianity in our school, it has caused a terrible disruption in the Murphy Middle School. This one mother is probably trying to do
what many non-believers have done to wreak havoc and cause dismay among our Christian students by making her demands that Christianity should not be allowed in any form in our school. This is something we Cherokee County Christians will not stand for. It’s time that we unite as our country recently did to choose our nation’s highest executive office. The Christians in our country elected our president, so it’s time the Christians take the supreme power to overrule the non-believers and turn our country in the right direction by educating our children in a Godly way of life. I am so sad that this has happened in our school, but it’s just a warning of what kind of people we may have living right around us. Please talk with your children and assure them that their belief in God
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This has helped me stay free from flu numerous times. I’m an octogenarian and have not had a flu shot in over 30 years. I have followed the basic lifestyle program of Seventh-day Adventists most of my life - the one government researchers say yields a six-or seven-year lifestyle advantage. It can be summarized with the acronym NEW START plus Attitude, as follows: N = Nutrition. Proper nutrition may need some definition, but the phone number at the bottom may be helpful. E = Exercise. A minimum of 20 minute4s of vigorous walking three times a week, along with some simple stretching. Start slowly and work up. W = Water. At least six or eight glasses or more per day, depending on your weight. S = Sunshine. that’s Vitamin D. It’s essential for health. T = Temperance. Leave off tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and all stimulants. A = Deep breathing of our mountain air is important. R = Rest. The eight hours each night that Mother recommended is still good advice.
still lacks thousands of fully armored vehicles that could save lives. One of the shortages reported were the many vehicles still lacking the ground plating that would protect the crew from these bombs. The Pentagon denied an interview request, but a written response stated, “that soldiers will continue to find ways to increase their level of protection.” Our troops have resorted to adding plywood and sandbags to the floor of their Humvees as one way “to increase their level of protection.” The real disgrace, according to Senator John McCain, is that a total of $8.9 billion of pork is in this year’s defense budget. That money would go a long way toward providing the equipment upgrading needed by our military. If just a part of this report is true than our Senators and Representatives need to go to Iraq, ride with our troops, and sit on the sandbag and plywood “armor.” Viso Gero!
Mother wants Christianity out of school I am about to explode as I write this letter to inform all Christian parents and families who have children in our Murphy Middle School of what has recently happened.
4. Black walnut with wormwood; find a health store for this and use as directed.
and their worshipping Him is not wrong, and please help keep Christianity in our schools. Glenda Sanders
T = Trust in divine power. Lots of recent scientific studies have been done, indicating that those with spiritual roots live longer and healthier. +A = Attitude. A positive attitude is the oil that lubricates all the rest of this NEW START program. If we all got serious about preventive health care and practiced a healthy lifestyle as outlined by the NEW START program above, we could keep our immune system healthy and could, in most cases, fight off the majority of illness. As a result, we could eliminate many injections, pills, visits to the doctor, and our Nation would get some deeded relief from the multi-billion health care debt that is strangling it. I am boycotting flu shots and staying with a better lifestyle. How about you? Keith Burke
Good Samaritan funds needed A growing number of people in our area are needing assistance with their financial needs. We have a fund called the Good Samaritan Fund that we use to help with these needs. We help pay for utilities, prescriptions, temporary motel stays, gasoline and rent. A few area churches contribute to this fund, however, right now the fund is very low. We are looking for those who might consider making a donation to the Andrews Ministerial Association Good Samaritan Fund . Every little bit would help meet the needs of the people in our area. In the past 9 months we have distributed over $2300 and our account is low coming in to the winter. Please send any donations to this address - Andrews Ministerial Association, PO Box 2382, Andrews, NC 28901. Thank you, President - Pat Garrett, Vice President - Carl Hartman and Treasurer - Mike Barres.
November 10, 2004
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COMMUNITY VRHS says a few thanks you’s Sherry Walling, Debbie Graham, Bill Appleton, Peggy Thames, Daphne Ward, Joan Gazzuolo, Regina LoGuidice, Betty Visser, Claire Head, Jean Tichler, Cathy Meyers, Rose Mary Light, Jane Bodem, Shar Holley, Jan & Bruce Meirke, Jimmy Little, Cathy Wenk, Ray Herrington, Ann Nix, Sentinel photo submitted Janet Frances, Pam Krandle, Zvonka Meek, Valley River Humane Society Thrift Shop WCNG Radio, the local Manager, presents the "Pet bed and goodies" to Angela newspapers, Clay County Cordin, holder of the winning ticket. Chamber of Commerce, The Valley River Humane to thank everyone who did the Hayesville Printing, Society wishes to thank setup, worked the two days, Mountain Candle Works, and everyone who helped make or helped with clean up. Also our animal loving community. our annual Thrift Shop Bazaar those who helped with adver- Our Raffle Basket winner is a success. tising, volunteers and the sup- Angela Cordin of Murphy. We appreciate St. William port of all the customers who She was very excited to win. Catholic Church, Pastor came and shopped. Our bakOnce again, a special George Kloester, Geisla, ers did a wonderful job also. thank you, to all of you. We’ll Freddie and the entire church Thank you Zvonka and John do it again next fall. membership. We would like Meek, Marlene Winkleman, Debbie Graham
“My House” What’s in your water? Before you drill your well, take time to consider what you and your family’s personal health and wellbeing is worth. Every well drilled in North Carolina must be constructed according to certain standards called the Groundwater Section (GWS). The 2C Well Construction Standards specify required separation distances between potential sources of contamination such a septic field lines and your well location. These standards specify approved well drilling methods and the types and sizes of required casing. They define specific methods and depth requirements for grouting of the well, sanitary sealing of the well, disinfection of the wall and set standards for several components of the pump installation. Every well in North Carolina (independent of size and type) has to be drilled by a certified well driller and a well construction form must be submitted to certify that the well has been properly constructed. Sometimes, permits and approvals are required in advance, such as with a public water supply. A public water supply is any system consisting of 15 or more connections and/or serving more than 25 people for more the six months of the year.
Six principle considerations for protection of private domestic wells are: Proper siting of the well by a Certified Well Driller; Proper well Construction according to the 2C Well Construction Standards; Backflow prevention by proper use of check valves; Proper abandonment procedures for unused wells, also from the 2C Well Construction Standards; Routine sampling and testing
of your well by a person trained in proper sampling and testing procedures (ie: Well Certified Operators of public water systems); Periodic (at least once per year) use of Well Sanitizing Kits available from your local well contractor. A certified Well Drilling Company can test water supplies, design, install and service all types of water systems, helping you eliminate water problems often saving you hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
$1 million TCCC renovation approved By Dwight Otwell Editor
A $1 million plus renovation project at Tri-County Community College (TCCC) was approved Friday by the Board of Trustees. The McSwain and Enloe buildings will be totally renovated to provide more classrooms and labs and to update a lecture hall. The board approved a total of $1,188,806.50 to the low bidder of Wells & West. TCCC will get $1,017,821 in state bond funds to go toward financing the projects. Bill Vespasian, chief financial officer and director of facilities management for TCCC, said the Enloe renovation will enhance the nursing division and biology and chemistry labs. There will be minor modifications to the Enloe auditorium. The McSwain Building will be completely renovated to provide additional classroom space, as well as renovation of the old jail or workshop area for new classrooms and offices for the business department. The floor will be redone in the entire building. The base bid on the project is $949,300. Alternatives approved include $17,150 for partition and blinds in the Enloe Building, $1,500 for casework in the Enloe Building, $15,900 for lecture hall sound and $35,020 for flooring the McSwain
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The Child Evangelism Fellowship of Cherokee County is sponsoring a three hour teacher training for Sunday School teachers, AWANA leaders, Children’s workers and CEF leaders. The training will include how to plan a Bible lesson, teaching the Gospel through a song or a Bible verse. It is on November 13 at the Murphy Public Library from 9 a.m. until noon. Anyone interested is welcome to join us. THe training is given free of charge. For more information call 828-837-3441 and talk to Larry or Susie Cantrell.
Building. The project includes a $99,900 architect fee and a contingency fund of $50,883.50.
The board also approved the preliminary design for TeleCenter Phase II so that bids can be taken.
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Curiosity Shop ~ Bookstore ~ As part of the Murphy Hometown Christmas Celebration kickoff this Saturday, November 13th from noon until 2:00 p.m. we will have two book signings: Please join us as we welcome Author, Eleanor Lambert Wilson for a signing of her book, My Journey to Appalachia, A year at the Folk School. For the children, we welcome Elizabeth Dulemeba, illustrator of the delightful book, Mistletoe Madness. Elizabeth will read for story hour at 11:15 and sign books from noon-2 p.m.
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November 10, 2004
RELIGION A Freak on an Island by Keith Williamson
In 1992 I was the first brain-injured student to attend Georgia State University. Go to college with me in those days. I will be taking two math classes. I had no problem doing math before my accident, but that was before the day I am going to describe. The events of this day occurred in Georgia, but it has ties to Cherokee County, North Carolina. I went to high school at Hiwassee Dam High School, being valedictorian of the Class of 1984. Keep that in mind as you read. I make it to my first class and sit down. As the professor starts, I realize I remember nothing about what I studied the day before. I have no idea
how I did the homework. Yesterday’s notes make no sense. As the professor is doing an example, I follow her because I knew calculus so well before the accident. The process she uses is lost by the time she finishes the problem. This never happened before my injury. The next class is using ideas I had been exposed to before. Because of that, I am more into the class. I ask a question. Bad move. What comes out of my mouth is nothing like the question I wanted to ask. I am constantly reminded I am brain-damaged and defective. During the break I meet my best friend at school, John. John is planning to go to medical school and be a doctor. He
Needed or Optional By Pastor Mike Barres
Jesus told us in Matthew 28 to go and make disciples. I n Matthew 6:33 we are told to seek first the Kingdom of God. As Christians, living for Jesus is the most important thing to us. One of the ways we live for Jesus is attending, and being involved in, the local church. The Bible says, “And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good
works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as we see the day approaching.” Hebrews 10:24, 25. Some people see church attendance and serving in the church as “optional.” It might be better i f we looked at it as “needed.” We need to learn and grow. The Bible says in II Timothy 2:15, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” Attending Sunday school, church and
has a 4.0 GPA. In high school he made a 1280 on the SAT test and I made a 1290. Now he is on his way to med school and I feel like a freak on an island by myself. My day is now over. I had a third class this quarter, but I have already dropped it. Three classes overloaded my brain. I cannot understand that much material at one time. Before I leave school today, I need to go to the registrar’s office and ask some questions. There were 20 people in the room who heard what I said. I get laughed at for what comes out of my mouth. That hurt. I leave GSU knowing I have accomplished nothing. I am getting myself deep in debt and getting nothing in return for doing so. All I can think about is the past and my present problems. As soon as I begin to do
homework, I realize I have no idea what I am doing. I do not remember anything from the morning’s classes. That never happened before my injury, and that is what I remember. I cannot overcome my memories of the past. Tormented, angry, and hurt I quit studying. Now what do I do? Every night I would pray and read my Bible. God helped my hurting soul and put my pain in perspective. He can do the same for you, if you let him.
Bible studies are some of the ways that we can learn and grow. Even if we have been Christians for awhile and have learned a lot, we should realize that we are needed to serve and attend. As mature Christians we have a lot to offer as we attend and serve in the local church. Sometimes we need to remember that it is not just about receiving, but also about giving. Acts 20:35 says, “I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.” We may have opportunities to minister to others, not just to be ministered to. The programs and min-
istries of the church are not just things that the Pastor and leaders dream up and try to “get” people to come to. They are programs and ministries designed for the growth and health of the people of the church. Sometimes it seems like we are too busy to attend church and serve the Lord. It could be that we have scheduled too much activity in other “optional” areas of life. So when it comes to attending church and serving the Lord let’s see what is “needed” and pray about our commitment, involvement and priorities, rather than just looking at these things as “optional.”
Free Thanksgiving Meal (full meal with all the fixins, drink and dessert) Will you be alone on Thanksgiving? The Home Delivered Meals program and the First Assembly of God of Andrews invites you to join with others who are either alone, or who has a need to share Thanksgiving dinner with someone Thursday, November 25 1 p.m. at The Rock 1055 Main Street - Andrews
Sponsored by Home Delivered Meals and First Assembly of God If you need a ride in order to join us for a free Thanksgiving Dinner, please call a day or two before Nov. 25 to schedule someone to pick you up. 321-3637 or 361-4977
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CHURCH DIRECTORY APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ 591 Sunnyside Road, Hwy 288 Hiawassee, GA. 706-896-6435 Pastor Barry Dotson, licensed with Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ. Services: Sun. — 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. — 7:30 p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Mt. Calvary Christian Fellowship Formely-Victorious Temple Pastor John Soroka Murphy 828-837-0155 BAPTIST Bates Creek Baptist Rev. Roy Graves, pastor 828-837-5919. Boiling Springs Baptist Rev. Eddis Dockery 828-837-9463. Calvary Baptist Church Regal Street, Murphy Cornerstone Baptist Church Pastor: Mitch Rhinehardt 81 Regan Ave., Andrews, next to Peachtree Industries. First Baptist Church of Andrews Pastor — Dr.Tommy D. Lamb Worship service: 10:45 a.m. 1606 Bus. 19, Andrews 828-321-5112 First Baptist Church of Murphy Dr. Woodrow Busch, pastor
517 Hiawassee St., Murphy 828-837-2615 Grace Fellowship Baptist Church Mark Chase, Pastor Andrews Town Plaza, Andrews, NC 828-321-6017 Grandview Baptist Rev. Lawrence English, pastor 828-837-0691 Grape Creek Baptist Pastor Bob Gardner, 5485 Joe Brown Hwy.Murphy NC Sun. morning service 9:45, worship serv. 11:00, Sunday nights 6:00 pm; Wed. 7:00 pm Hanging Dog Baptist Church Rev. Hadley Shields, Res. 706-374-5385, Church 828-837-5160 Res. 706-374-5385, Mount Moriah Pastor Jerry Morrow SS 10:00; Worship Service 11:00; Sun. Nights 6:00, Wed. nights 6:30 Mt. Zion Baptist Church Pastor Ronnie Dilbeck 828-837-8116. New Martin’s Creek Rev. Paul Ray Morgan SS, 10 a.m., worship service 11 am Sun. night , 6:30; Wed. 7pm Red Marble Baptist Pastor Mickey Stewart SSl, 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. Sun night, 6:30pm, Wed. 7 pm Unaka Baptist Church
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Joe Brown Highway SS 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. Sunday night 7pm; Wed. 7pm. Pastor Warren Golden 828-835-3840 ROMAN CATHOLIC Catholic Church of Saint William 765 Andrews Rd, Murphy 837-2000. Services: Sat mass. 6PM, Sun. 11 AM Holy Redeemer Catholic Church 214 Aquone Road, Andrews 321-4463 Sun. Mass: 11am & 3:30pm Conf. 1 hr. before Sun. Mass Immaculate Heart of Mary Hwy. 65 West, Hayesville 837-2220 Mass Schedule: Sat. 4:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM. CHURCH OF CHRIST Church of Christ Pastor Jake Padgett Hwy 64, Murphy 828-837-4371. Church of Christ Minister, Marcus Sparks Corner of 3rd & Walnut St., Andrews • 828-321-2337. CHURCH OF GOD Hayesville Church of God 828-389-8248 CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Hayesville Church of the Nazarene Pastor Terry L. Hensley
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Prayer Service at 7:00 pm PRESBYTERIAN Andrews Presbyterian PCA Church Rev. Gary Litchfield Corner of Cherry St. & Aquone Rd., Andrews www.dnet.net\andrews_pc Murphy Presbyterian Church Pastor Alan Wildsmith Sunday School 9:44, Worship Service, 11:00 Phone: 828-837-6153 Providence Presbyterian Church 2252 Harshaw Road, Murphy. Pastor James J. Conrad 828-837-9412 SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST Seventh Day Adventist Andrews Pastor Richard Perkins Corner of Aquone & Macon 321-5099 Worship service 9:30 a.m., Sabbath school 11a.m., Saturdays Seventh Day Adventist Murphy Pastor Richard Perkins Hwy 64 West 837-0134 Sabbath school, 9:30 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., Saturdays UNITY Unity Church of the Mountains 90 Blue Ridge St., Blairsville, GA 10:30 AM Sunday Worship Affiliated with Unity School of Christianity For information call 706-781-0947
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OBITUARIES Jose Manuel “Manny” Madrigal Lifelong resident of Murphy Jose Manuel “Manny” Madrigal, 29, of Regal Street, Murphy, died unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, at the Murphy Medical Center in Murphy. A native and lifelong resident of Murphy; he was the son of Jose Maria Madrigal of Mexico and Rita Ann Morrow Madrigal of Murphy. Manuel was a carpenter and had worked for Paul Payne and Robbie Morrow building log cabins. He loved being a daddy and was a wonderful husband. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his soulmate of four and a half years; Selina Thomas Madrigal; a daughter, Emaleigh Kristen Madrigal of the home; two sons, Cameron Levi Sosebee and Corey Chandler Sosebee of the home; maternal grandmother, Edith Morrow of Murphy; a brother, Ruban Madrigal of Murphy; a sister, Alicia Welborn and her husband, Jeff, of Murphy, several nieces and nephews; and special friend and niece, Chelsea Thomas.
Jerry E. Anderson U. S. Air Force veteran
Funeral services will be held Jerry E. Anderson, 67, of nine grandchildren, and one greatat 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Andrews, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, grandson. Townson Rose Funeral Home 2004, in a Murphy hospital. Funeral services were held Chapel in Murphy. The Rev. A native and lifelong resident Nov. 4 in the Valley River Baptist Jimmy Morrow and Rev. Billy of Cherokee County, he was the Church with the Rev. Roy Phillips Trotter will officiate. Burial will son of the late Lester L. Anderson officiating. Burial was in the be in the Sunset Cemetery in and Thelma Whitaker Anderson church cemetery. Murphy. Hardin. Jerry was a veteran of the Pallbearers were Butch Pallbearers will be Ruben U.S. Air Force. He retired from Graham, James Davey, Joey Madrigal, Mark Sudderth, Mike Baker Furniture in 1990 after Taylor, Tommy Dockery, Keith Taylor, Mike Mathieu, Joshua working for ten years. He was a Gillespie, and Rodney Scarlette. Runge and Jeff Welborn. member of Valley River Baptist Honorary pallbearers will be The family requests memoriChurch. Bobby Morrow and Travis als be made to The American He was preceded in death by Parkinson Disease Association, Whitaker. two brothers, Johnny and Jack Inc. 1250 Hylan Blvd., Staten The family will receive Anderson. Island, N.Y. 10305. friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Surviving are his wife, Ruth Nov. 10 at the Townson Rose Ivie Funeral Home in Killian Anderson; three sons, Jerry Andrews was in charge of all Funeral Home in Murphy. Anderson, Jr., and his wife, Lori, arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations Tim, and Marty Anderson and his made be made to Emaleigh The Sentinel extends condowife, Tina, all of Murphy; a sister, Madrigal in care of Raymond lences to the Jerry E. Anderson Lucille Garrett of Andrews; and James Financial Services, 56 family. Clayton Street, Asheville, N.C. 28801. Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Clay County native The Sentinel extends condoFloyd R. Chance, 64, of children; and several nieces and lences to the Jose Manuel Andrews, died Thursday, Nov. 4, nephews. “Manny” Madrigal family. 2004, at his residence. A native of Funeral services were held Clay County, he had lived in Nov. 7 in the Chapel of Ivie Andrews for the past ten years. He Funeral Home in Andrews, with Cherokee County native was the son of the late Mirl and the Revs. Dallas Crowder and Aud Lena McCray Chance. Brown officiating. Burial was in Joyce Rose, 65, of Turtletown, Doug, of Robbinsville; two sons, He had been a loader in the the Sweetwater Baptist Church Tennessee, died Sunday, Nov. 7, Curtis Taylor and his wife, Brenda Pallbearers were 2004, in Life Care Center of of Pleasant Hill, Tennessee and timber business and was a member Cemetery. Copper Basin. Anthony Rose of Murphy; a step- of the Fires Creek Baptist Church. William Pugh, Richard and Mike He was preceded in death by Chance, Clancy Shelton, Tony A native of Cherokee County, son, Dennis Rose and his wife, Lands, and Benny Kirby. she was the daughter of the late Louellen of Turtletown; a sister, two brothers, Howard and Everett The family requests memoriChance. Nath A. and Lerrie Green Mason. Joy Lynn Stratton of Murphy; two als be made to the Sweetwater brothers, Troy Mason of Violet, Surviving are his wife, Polly She had been an associate at WalBaptist Church Cemetery Fund, and Coy Mason of Murphy; and 21 Ann Brown Chance, a daughter, Mart for five years and a member Hummingbird Drive, grandchildren and eight great- Julie C. Fleming, and husband 191 of the Swanson Baptist Church. Hayesville, N.C. 28904. Shea, of Andrews; a son, Charles grandchildren. She was preceded in death by Ivie Funeral Home in Ray Chance and wife, Pat, of Funeral services were held a son, Arnold Taylor; a step-son, Andrews was in charge of all Andrews; a sister, Christine Roach Russell Rose; two sisters, Yvonne Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the Swanson of Hayesville; two brothers, arrangements. Mason and Floyce Johnson; and a Baptist Church with the Revs. Kenneth Chance of Buford, The Sentinel extends condoFreddie Maney and Calvin Georgia, and Richard Chance of brother, Gene Mason. Murphy officiating. Burial was in Alpharetta, Georgia; four grand- lences to the Floyd R. Chance famSurviving are her husband, the church cemetery. Pallbearers ily. Lloyd Rose; two daughters, Karen were Robbie Moore, Mitchell Hyatt and her husband, Kenneth of Rose, Eric and Floyd Davis, Jerry Springdale, Arkansas, and Hope Morrow, and Jerry Hughes. Douglas and her husband, Stephen Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy Former Law Officer/Medical worker of Cumming, Georgia; two stepwas in charge of all arrangements. daughters, Betty Gudel of John Mead Bradbeer, 57, of Santas Bradbeer; a son, Stephen The Sentinel extends condoChattanooga, Tennessee, and Daylily Drive, Marble, died Michael Bradbeer of St. Patricia Williams and her husband, lences to the Joyce Rose family. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004, at his home Petersburg, Florida; five daughafter a period of declining health. ters, Susan Marie Brooks and husHe was a native of band, Daniel, of Ft. Campbell, Jennifer Solano Gainesville, Florida, and had lived Kentucky, A homemaker Bradbeer of St. Petersburg, in St. Petersburg, Florida, before Jessie Mae Barnett, 97, of children, 13 great-grandchildren, moving to Cherokee County, eight Florida, Ramonita Elena Majia and Murphy, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, three great-great-grandchildren; years ago. He was in the U.S. husband Ovidio, of Germany, and 2004, in a Murphy care facility. A and two granddaughters which she Army Reserves. He was a gradu- Michelle Lee Bradbeer and Helen native and lifetime resident of raised, Debbie Robinson and ate of University of South Florida Mead Bradbeer, both of Murphy; a Cherokee County, she was the Peggy Stanley. where he received his Bachelor of brother, Ralph Thomas Bradbeer, daughter of the late John Coffey Funeral services were held Arts Degree, a graduate of St. III, and wife Margaret, of Phoenix, and Maude Smith Coffey Payne Nov. 5 in the Peachtree Memorial Petersburg Junior College Arizona; a sister, Elizabeth and the wife of the late Sam A. Baptist Church with Dr. Chester Criminal Justice Institute and was Hannum Bradbeer of Katy, Texas; Barnett, who died Dec. 22, 1968. Jones and the Rev. Aud Brown certified by The National Rifle and five grandchildren, D. J. Bryanna She was a homemaker and had officiating. Burial was in the Association of America as a Police Donaldson-Brooks, Brooks, Ian Brooks, Enrique Mejia also worked in the Peachtree church cemetery. Pallbearers were Marksmanship Expert. He was a Elementary School lunchroom. Paul Vaught, Jim Hendrix, Randy member of the Beta Beta Chapter and Isabella Mead Bradbeer. She was a member of the Peachtree Barnett, Verlon Marton Jr., Hoyt of Pi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity. Funeral services were held Memorial Baptist Church, where Zimmerman, Bob Hendrix, and Nov. 6 at the Peachtree Memorial Mr. Bradbeer was a Highway she was active in Sunday School, Glen Carson. Patrolman with the Florida State Baptist Church in Murphy where Training Union, WMU, and The family requests memori- Highway Patrol Office for 14 he was a member. Dr. Chester Wednesday night prayer service. als be made to the Gideons years, then with the St. Petersburg, Jones, Mr. Rodney Espinola and She was preceded in death by International, P.O. Box 624, Florida Police Department for nine the Rev. Alan Wildsmith officiatthree step-children, Ruby Allen, Murphy, N.C. 28906, or the years, during which time he ed. Burial was in the Peachtree Baptist Church and Wayne and Blaine Barnett; one Peachtree Memorial Baptist received a commendation for Memorial granddaughter; and one great- Church Building Fund, 481 Upper arresting a man wanted for murder. Cemetery. granddaughter. Peachtree Road, Murphy, N.C. Pallbearers were Stephen He worked with the Cherokee Surviving are four daughters, 28906. County Sheriff’s office for five Bradbeer, Rodney Espinola, Ruth Shields, Geneva Setser and Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy months and was a volunteer fire- Dennis Valenta, Harold Mashburn, husband, Pete, Opal Sims, and was in charge of all arrangements. man and certified E.M.T. with the Joe Morris, Brent Hardin and Barbara Berrong and husband, Volunteer Fire Glenn Carson. The Sentinel extends condo- Peachtree Bobby, all of Murphy; two sons, lences to the Jessie Mae Barnett Department for seven years. He Townson Rose Funeral Home Clarence Barnett and wife, Jenell family. was a son of the late Ralph was in charge of arrangements. and Franklin Barnett and wife, Thomas Bradbeer, Jr. and Helen The Sentinel extends condoEdna, all of Murphy; and 16 grandMary Mead Bradbeer. lences to the John Mead Bradbeer Mr. Bradbeer is survived by family. his wife of 31 years, Ramonita
Floyd R. Chance
John Mead Bradbeer
Ezella Margaret “Sue” McNabb A homemaker Ezella Margaret “Sue” McNabb, 81, of Murphy, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at her residence. A native of Polk County, she had been living in Cherokee County for the past 36 years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working in her yard. Sue was an active member of the Friendship Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Willard and Pearl Dupree Lawrence and she was preceded in death by her husband, William Max McNabb, who died Nov. 8, 1985 and a son and daughter-inlaw, Richard Lawrence and Peggy Thompson McNabb. Surviving are a daughter, Paula Kern and husband, Edward H. of Richmond, Virginia; a son, Bill McNabb and wife, Mary, of Hiwassee Dam; eight grandsons, Christopher and David Kern, and Lawrence, Willie, Jeff, Ben, Nathan, and Evan McNabb; and four great grandchildren, Cortney, Colby, Spencer, and Brianna McNabb.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Friendship Baptist Church with the Revs. Glenn Rogers and Calvin Murphy officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Grandsons were pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy where the body will be until placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o T. L. McNabb, 186 Friendship Church Road, Murphy, N.C. 28906. Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy in charge of all arrangements. An online guest register is available at “Obituaries” at www.iviefuneralhome.com The Sentinel extends condolences to the Ezella Margaret “Sue” McNabb family.
Gilmer Dale Ward U. S. Army Veteran from Vietnam Gilmer Dale Ward, 54, of Murphy, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004. Dale was born Wednesday, July 12, 1950, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late Victor and Martha Poe Ward. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Vietnam, and a member of the Little Brasstown Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Ward, son and daughter-inlaw, Tony and Christina Ward, daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Travis Cable, daughter, Stacy Ward, son, Adam Ward, step-mother, Katie Ward, mother, Martha Creel, sisters, Vesta Watson, Selena Hardin, and Judy Odom,
brothers, Victor Ward, Jr., and Henry Ward, grandchildren, Joey Cable, Nikita Cable and Michael Ward. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 3 from Cochran Funeral Home with the Rev. Aud Brown officiating. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery with military honors by area veterans. The Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy was in charge of arrangements. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com The Sentinel extends condolences to the Gilmer Dale Ward family.
Jessie Mae Barnett
Arnold Lee Hughes A retired farmer
Arnold Lee Hughes, 90, of Hayesville, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2004, at the Clay County Care Center. Arnold was born Friday, Oct. 30, 1914, in Cherokee County, to the late Elijah Hughes and the late Flora Thomas Hughes. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Dooley Masonic Lodge #367, and the Old Fashion Baptist Church. Survivors include, daughter, Lillie Breeden of Woodstock, Georgia, son, Floyd Hughes of Murphy, daughter, Mildred Davenport of Blairsville, Georgia, daughter, Carmen Carver of Jasper, Georgia, sisters, Leona Ferguson of Franklin, Rose King, and Nadine Davenport, all of Blairsville, 14 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-greatgrandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 5, from Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hoyt Brown officiating. Music was provided by the Old Fashion Baptist Church Youth Choir. Interment was in Notla Baptist Cemetery, with masonic rites by the Dolley Masonic Lodge, the Masons also served as pallbearers. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that donations may be made to Notla Cemetery Fund, 294 Notla Church Road, Murphy, N.C. 28906. The Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy was in charge of arrangements. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com The Sentinel extends condolences to the Arnold Lee Hughes family.
John D. McRae An avid musician John D. McRae, 75, of Willoughby, Ohio, formerly of Murphy, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at his residence. He was a native of Cherokee County, but had lived in Willoughby for the past 41 years. He was the son of the late James William and Mary Em Kephart McRae. He had served in the U.S. Navy from 1946 to 1948 and the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. John was an encapsulator for Reliance Motors, retiring in 1991 after 36 years of loyal service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Willoughby. John was an avid musician, loved bluegrass music, and loved playing and building instruments. He enjoyed playing the guitar, banjo, mandolin, and piano. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be missed greatly.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Lola Dockery, Ellen McRae, Bertha McRae, and Alma Barefoot; and two brothers, Horace and Andrew McRae. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Ruby Layne McRae; two daughters, Kimberly Groskopf and husband, Ken, and Kelly Gadke and husband, Rich; a sister, Virtle Beaver of Murphy; a brother, Harvey McRae of Murphy; and five grandchildren, Matthew, Kurt, Erik, Natalie, and Lukas. Graveside services were Nov. 5 in the Owl Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Cole officiating. Ivie Funeral Home in Murphy was in charge of all arrangements. The Sentinel extends condolences to the John D. McRae family.
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Dogs claw to halftime tie; Lose 42-21
By Dwight Otwell Editor Murphy surprised the Swain Maroon Devils Friday with a precision aerial attack and fought the state’s top seeded 1A team to a draw in the first half. However, the Maroon Devils went to a methodical ground attack in the second half of the last regular season football game. The result was five straight touchdown drives for Swain while Murphy could not get a single first down. The Dogs lost 42-21 to end the season with a 5-5 record. Swain ended the season undefeated and the top seed in the upcoming state playoffs. Bulldogs quarterback Cort McKeon had a big passing night, completing eight of 16 passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Timmy Williams caught three of his
Murphy got the opening kickoff and started from its 17-yard-line. Chris Brown gained five yards on second and nine and McKeon ran left for eight yards and a first down. On third and 10, McKeon lofted a long pass to Williams who completed the 69-yard touchdown. Jonathan Furst kicked the extra point to give Murphy a 7-0 lead. Swain didn’t take long to answer the call as White broke through the left side of the line and ran 42 yards for a TD. The extra point tied the game 7-7. The Dogs got a first down but could move the ball no further and punted. Swain drove the ball 66 yards in seven plays to go ahead 14-7. In the second quarter, the Dogs stopped a Swain drive when Cody Webb intercepted a pass in the endzone. The Dogs came on defensive-
With less than a minute on the clock, the Dogs went to work from their 39-yard line. McKeon passed right to Webb for 24 yards. McKeon came right back on the next play and completed an 18 yard pass to Webb. Christian White ran the middle for three yards. McKeon passed to Williams for six yards. With 15 seconds left in the half, McKeon went back to pass, surveyed the field and fired a pass to Williams, who made a leaping catch just over the goal line for a touchdown. The extra point sent the Dogs into the locker room with a 14-14 tie. Bulldogs Assistant Coach Caesar Campana said the coaches huddled at the half and said the Dogs needed field position and to stop the run in the second half or “it could get ugly.” That is what happened. The Maroon Devils went to the ground game and methodically drove the field five straight times, going into the fourth quarter before Murphy could generate a first down. “We were patching up the flood gates for awhile,” Campana said. “In the second half they (Swain) became a methodical, precise football team. Our kids, though outmanned, were prepared. We had some real fight in us in the first half.”
Murphy drove 87 yards in 13 plays late in the final quarter. Webb ran for seven yards and McKeon ran for eight. On second and eight Dwight Otwell/Sentinel photo Sullivan ran for 13 yards and McKeon got the first down with a had a big night passing three yard run.
Quarterback Cort McKeon (#5) for 181 yards and three touchdowns. passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns. Levi Zimmerman caught the other touchdown, for 25 yards. Swain’s Cody White countered the Bulldogs’ passing by rushing for 207 yards and four touchdowns.
ly again later in the quarter when the Maroon Devils faked a punt on fourth and six at the Murphy 44. Logan Clonts and Brown stopped the Swain runner a yard short of a first down.
On second and 20, McKeon passed right to Sullivan for 20 yards. Chastain ran for seven yards and Sullivan gained eight. On fourth and five from the Swain 25, McKeon hit Zimmerman in the endzone for a TD and a final score of 42-21.
Dwight Otwell/Sentinel photo
Bulldog defenders swarm a Swain runner. Even though the Dogs lost, they put up a fierce first half fight. Campana said Swain came out to stop the run and the opening TD pass was “huge”. It got Swain out of their defense, he said. Campana complimented Williams, who he said is taking the role of one of the top receivers in the conference. McKeon is maturing quickly in both ability and knowledge of the game. “Whatever Swain did at the half, they came out focused in the second half,” Campana said. Swain went back to the dive option and drove the ball methodically down the field.
Murphy Bulldogs team stats First Downs: Swain 23
Rushing: Murphy 35 attempts for 128 yards, Swain 48 attempts for 338 yards Passing: Murphy 8-16-1 for 181 yards, Swain 5-11-1 for 96 yards Fumbles: Murphy 1-0, Swain 0-0
Rushing: Sullivan 7-37, McKeon 5-31, Chastain 9-24. Passing: McKeon 8-16 for 181 yards and three TDs. Receiving: Williams 3-85 for two TDs, Webb 2-41. Sullivan 2-29, Zimmerman 1-25 for a TD. Defense: Clonts 14 tackles, McLain 11 tackles, Hass eight tackles, Brown seven tackles, Schultze seven tackles, Wilson six tackles and Reid six tackles.
Penalties: Murphy 5-31, Swain 3-28 Murphy Bulldogs individual stats
Murphy High School Band seniors recognized
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Dr. Michael Campbell, band director, gives Cody Golden, senior, a congratulation appreciation hug Trish Golden/Sentinel photos
Murphy High School senior band members were recognized at Friday’s game. (L-R front) Sarah Kelly, clarinet; Erica Golden, trumphet. (back L-R) Jessica Nehr, flag corp; Erika Thigpen, drum major; Travis Allen, drum line, Cody Golden, drum line; Tracy Stalcup, flag corp; Michael Campbell, band director.
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Trish Golden/Sentinel photo
Murphy High School Band dances off the field in style, still intertaining the audience.
Murphy High School Band keeps the fans and football players pumped up at the Murphy/Swain football game Friday.
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SPORTS Hayesville Jackets fly away from Andrews Cats Wildcats hang tough against the Jackets
By RANDY GLASS
punt the ball.
back on the 30.
Sentinel sports writer
The Jackets got good field position at the 46, but the Cats defense stiffened again and held the Jackets to another three down drive.
Desmond Ledford scored on a 37-yard gain to take a 22-6 lead.
Both Andrews and Hayesville were trying to break long losing streaks, Andrews at seven and Hayesville at four. After a tough football game, the Cats came out on the short end 13 to 35. The Cats played tough but had a rough third quarter and gave up 19 points as the Jackets pulled away. The game was unique in a couple of aspects as it was broadcast live on the radio and the game clock did not work so time was kept on the field. Hayesville’s big weapon is Desmond Ledford, running back. He proved to be all that as he rushed for over 200 yards and had three scores. The Jackets got the ball first, but the Wildcat defense was playing with fire and forced the Jackets to go three and out. After a Jacket punt, the Cats had the ball on the 32 yard line. Andrews could not move the ball and went three and out. The Jackets second drive began on the Wildcat 32-yard-line. This began the Desmond Ledford show. Ledford accounted for 63 of the 68 yards to the end zone. Ledford had a big 38 yard run then followed it up with a 7-yard scamper for a touchdown. The two point conversion was good and Hayesville went up 8-0. Matt Cochran played well on this drive getting several tackles as well as some tackles during the rest of the game. He looks to have a great future as a Wildcat. The Cats second drive started on their own 31, but again they could not move the ball and had to
The Cats finally got their initial first down, but still could not get a sustained drive, and had to punt the ball back to the Jackets. On the drive Cody White gained an eight-yard-run. The Jackets began their drive on the Cats 37-yard line. Tyler Ledford broke off a 41-yard run for a touchdown to make it 16-0.
The Cats next drive started on their own 32, but this drive was marked by penalties as the Cats got two personal fouls that backed them to their own 5-yard-line. A fumble on the punt was recovered by the Jackets for a touchdown to make the score 28-6. Steven Long recovered the fumble for the Jackets.
A fumble by Ledford was recovered by Jonathan Flowers to give the Cats the ball back at the 17.
Justin Hensley blocked the P.A.T. to keep the score 28-6. Another fumble recovered by the Jackets gave them another chance and they took advantage again with a 5-yard touchdown by Robert Browning to make the score 35-6.
Andrews again punted the ball and got a 50-yard punt by Steven Hall. The Cats defense again played tough with a Michael Booth sack and a tackle for a loss by Thomas Jones.
Andrews got another chance and took the ball down the field. Thomas Hall connected for a 9yard pass to Kevin Cochran and a 48-yard catch and run by Cody White for a score of 35-13.
The Cats got the ball on the Jackets 48-yard-line. This time led by Cody White, the Cats started a serious drive. White accounted for 42 of those yards, 37 on two catches, and five yards on a run.
The Cats put in some of their back-up players, as Tyler Edwards came in at quarterback, and Patrick Brannon at running back and did good at their respective positions. Neither team would score again and the final score was 35-13.
Curtis Raxter also caught a 12-yard pass in this drive. White caught a 17-yard touchdown pass to make it 16-6. The Cats kick was no good, to leave it at 16-6 at the half.
Andrews played well despite the score and if not for the third quarter, may have won this game.
Andrews got the ball in the second half at the 26-yard line and started on a six minute drive. Most of the drive was running plays with Steven Hall and Justin Hensley doing the damage on the ground.
Zach Day had an awesome game at defense getting several tackles by himself. Also playing well at defense were Kevin Cochran and Matt Cochran. Day’s defense has improved week after week as the season went on.
The Cats got the ball to the Jackets 30-yard-line and looked ready to score a touchdown, but a fumble gave the Jackets the ball
On the offensive side, Thomas Hall did well at quarterback, running and throwing the ball, as he threw for two touchdowns and ran
Randy Glass/Sentinel photo
Thomas Hall readies the troops for their game against Hayesville. for 41 yards. Cody White also had a good game running for 43 yards and catching two touchdown passes for 85 yards. Justin Hensley also played well with a dislocated finger gaining 17 hard fought yards. Coach Kevin White said the Cats looked good in the first half, but things did not go their way in the third quarter. The defense missed some assignments and it made it hard to play catch up. The first drive of the third quarter was exciting and the fumble took away any momentum they picked up. The Smoky Mountain Conference is a “tough conference and if the Cats were in another
MHS soccer team competes in first round of state playoffs “They had some great shots,” Coach Cornwell said. “Our keeper Jonathan Seiglie played an excellent game with over 25 saves.” He was working nonstop to hold the score. “The team played their best, but Surry was the better team. The final score was 3-0. It was a long 5 1/2 hour ride, but the boys played well despite the dis-
tance. The game ended the MHS soccer season for the men. They ended with the best record in five years, a very successful season. The conference has become more competitive over the years and rival competition is strong. The Bulldogs plan to come back strong again next fall.
conference they would be a tough act to follow,” White said.
First downs: Hayesville 12
The Cats were much better than their 2-9 record said White. He is looking forward to players like Matt Cochran, Justin Hensley and Thomas Hall for the future of the Cats.
Andrews Passing - 8-17 for 130 yards, 2 touchdowns
The Cats will have to travel their first round playoff game to Elkin. This team is capable of pulling a first round upset if they bring their A game. The Cats have played well the last two weeks even with the losses. Whoever the Cats play better be ready, those Cats are ready for a victory.
Andrews Rushing - Steven Hall, 17 yards rushing; Cody White, 43 yards rushing: Justin Hensley, 17, yards rushing: Thomas Hall, 41 yards rushing, 112 total yards rushing Andrews Receiving - Thomas Jones, 3 yards: Curtis Raxter, 10 yards: Cody White 85 yards: Kevin Cochran, 9 yards: Patrick Brannon, 22 yards. Yellow Jackets - 2-5 40 yards passing , 302 yards rushing
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Bulldog Brian Lanes moves in to challenge a Surry drive. By MARY BETH CORNWELL Special to the Sentinel The MHS Bulldog soccer team traveled half way across the state to play Surry Central High School in the first round of state playoff competition. The Surry Central Golden Eagles ranked number one in the Northwest Conference with a record of 14-2-2. The Murphy team placed third in the Smoky Mountain Conference with a record of 8-3-1.
The game began well for the Bulldogs as the defense held Surry Central to one goal in the first half. Murphy played a tight defense which Surry was surprised to see and not used to in competition. Murphy had few opportunities to shoot because of the quick offensive moves played by Surry Central. The second half remained a tight game for the Bulldogs as Surry took several shots on goal. Surry scored two more goals, both driven hard and fast from the corner.
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Brian Laney and a Surry Central defender grapple for the ball.
Dogs take on Bessemer City in state playoffs By Dwight Otwell Editor
Murphy will play at home in the first round of the 1AA state football playoffs. The Dogs take on Bessemer City Friday at 7:30 p.m. Murphy (5-5) and seeded eighth, takes on Bessemer City (5-5) and seeded ninth. “Our seniors get a chance to redeem themselves,” said Assistant Bulldog Coach Caesar Campana after the Dogs were defeated 42-21 by
Swain, who went through the season without losing a game. “Bessemer City is a good team,” he said. “They have a 2,000 yard rusher. He gets the ball 35 or 40 times a game.” The 2,000 yard rusher is small but quick, Campana said. He is agile and has a big line in front of him. Bessemer City has two kids well over 300 pounds, he said. Bessemer City runs the Iformation of offense and has a big, offensive line, he said. The Dogs will try to counter
by putting eight men in the box and “battle with them.” Other Smoky Mountain Conference teams in the playoffs (in 1A) are as follows: Rosman (3-7) plays West Union (5-5) at West Union. Robbinsville (9-1) plays South Stanly at Robbinsville; Hayesville (6-4) plays Cherokee (3-7) at Hayesville; Swain (9-0) plays North Stokes (1-9) at Swain; Andrews (2-8) plays Elkin (82) at Elkin.
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SCHOOL Murphy Elementary students “circled” the 2004 Presidential election Scarlett Allison’s fifth grade students at Murphy Elementary School hosted a “Mock 2004 Presidential Election” on Tuesday, November 2. The faculty and students in Pre-K through 5th grade were invited to participate in
the election. Each class received ballots with a picture of George Bush and John Kerry. The students circled the candidate of their choice. The student body and faculty nominated George Bush to be the next President of the United
States of America. “The 5th graders and Allison thank the cafeteria staff and the Junior Beta Club at MES for helping count the ballots! “We definitely needed your help,” said Arnold Matthews, assistant principal at MES.
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Leann Carter...MES cafeteria ladies agreed to help count the votes.
Randy Watts, deciding which presidential candidate he needs to “circle”.
Genia Carter's Class - Genia Carter. (1st Row) Cieara Durrance, Devin Boykin. (2nd Row) Lexie Allison, Muhammad Munski, Taryn Farmer, Robert Martin, Adrian Shaw, Tyler Haynes. (3rd Row) Ian Johnston, Jacob Cook, Davis Roberts, Chris West, Jacob Carter, Elissa Dettweiler, Macaylah Nolan, Tiffani Johnson, Jessica Collett, Michael Morrow and Halee Vercrouse.
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Eric Dabney and Alex Seabolt discussing their political views before casting their votes.
Matthew Edwards casts his vote.
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Mrs. Garland's class - Sherry Garland. (1st Row) Josh Conley, Joseph Lang, McKayla Green, Shelby Lovingood, Chance Ledford, Jacob Fairlie. (2nd Row) Austin Williams, Tommy Thorley, Isis Koonce, Cody Kitchens, Haven Allen, Richard N, Angela Rudgers, Adrienne Zimmer, Daniel Hartness, Pheylon Scionti, KEndall Faircloth and Eric Carr.
Dr. Sherry Bramlett, with one of her patient’s Madeleine Noland, who is almost three years old.
Southwestern Childcare Dev. opens doors Megan Sills / Sentinel photo
The Southwestern Childcare Development held an open house on November 5, welcoming the Valley River Learning Center which used to be located at Murphy Elementary School. Before taking on VRLC, Southwestern Childcare housed approximately 38 children in their numerous classrooms. After the open house, they now house nearly 60 children from the ages of 0-5.
The center has a special needs teacher for the children in need, a research teacher and a therapist on their staff as well as many daycare teachers. The Executive Director out of Webster, North Carolina was present at this event and was very pleased with what she saw. “This is a very exciting time for early childhood, because from an educational standpoint, the impor-
tance of childcare is vital for preparing children for public school. It also meets an economical development need in the community, because childcare provides the opportunity for for parents with young children to work, said Sheila Hoyle, Executive Director. The open house turned out to be a big success and everyone at Southwestern Childcare is very excited to have joined with VRLC.
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(Adults front L-R) C h r i s t i e Czarnecke, volunteer-parent; Tabitha Chase, daycare teacher and April Griggs, daycare teacher. (Adults L-R) Janet Radford, daycare management and teacher; Sherri Lavendar, daycare teacher and Annette Shook, daycare management. Children’s names are (in no order/3-5 year old class) Taylor, Jessica, Tyler, J.J., Dylan, Jhalheim, Seth, Sarah, Noah, Matthew, Joseph and Kylee.
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Roy Burris, custodian at MES, casting his vote for president of the United States.
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The staff of the Andrews Public Library would like to congratulate the raffle winners Eva Wood and Teresa Peoples. Eva Wood won the decorative knife donated by John and Marcella Payne. Teresa Peoples won the Coca-Cola throw, donated by Annette Palmer. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Andrews Public Library.
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SCHOOL/COMMUNITY Smith back home at Hiwassee Dam Special to the Sentinel Susan LaCharite’-Otwell "It’s really nice to be back. I feel like I’ve come home," said Debbie Smith, a 1984 graduate of Hiwassee Dam High School. Smith is the new family nurse practitioner at the school’s health center. She serves students from the elementary, middle and high schools, and Ranger Elementary School who range in age from 10-19. The health clinic is an entity of the Cherokee County Health Department and is funded with a state grant. The grant’s focus is to ensure that all students have access to health care. The health center offers a variety of services. One of the current goals of the health center is to ensure that all enrolled students have their immunizations up to date. In addition, the clinic’s goal is to address prevention with emphasis on therapeutic life
styles. "We want to identify children at risk for developing serious chronic health conditions like diabetes and cardiac disease," Smith said. "We also provide students with their athletic physicals. "We take the data from the school-sponsored health fairs at Hiwassee Dam and Ranger and identify children at risk. From this we develop a plan of action for each student enrolled in the Debbie Smith tends to the needs of a student. She is the new clinic," explained family nurse practitioner at Hiwassee Dam and Ranger schools. Smith. Smith has a busy 1993 she moved to Florida "I’m strongly motivated year planned as she intends to where she received her MSN and convicted to my professpeak at the PTA’s of both (Masters of Science in sion. I also feel a strong conschools to present parents with Nursing) from the University nection to both schools since I information about the health of Central Florida in Orlando. attended both," said Smith. " I clinic and the services it pro- She is married to Mickey just have a true affection for vides. Smith. They have two children the students at Hiwassee Dam Smith is a 1990 graduate who attend Ranger school; and Ranger schools." of Tri-County Community Cameron, 11; and Benjamin, College nursing school. In 10.
50th wedding anniversary invite from the Marshall’s
Please join us as we celebrate the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Ross and Ellen Marshall. A drop in reception will be held on Saturday November 27th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of Woods Grove Baptist Church. No formal invitations will be sent, all friends and family are invited.
Local Writer/Illustrator contributor to “Mistletoe Madness” appears in Murphy Local children’s writer and illustrator Elizabeth O. Dulemba’s first book, Mistletoe Madness, a short story collection by Blooming Tree Press, is now available. Ms. Dulemba-contributed several illustrations and the closing poem, “Day After Christmas,” to the engaging collection for 7 to 12 year-olds. Also an experienced storyteller, Ms. Dulemba will share several of the stories at The
Curiosity Shop in downtown Murphy on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 11:15 a.m., book signing to follow. Mistletoe Madness is an anthology of short stories and poems by over thirty authors from the United States, Canada and Switzerland. This charming collection will keep the most impatient Santa-watcher occupied for days.
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The adobe style homes of the southwest inspired this contemporary three-story house. The home is very unusual for this area. Owners Jerry and Suzy Cox built the home five years ago. The walls are made from Insulating Concrete Forms and are 11 inches thick with an insulating value of R50. The house has approximately 7000 square feet of living area. It is heated and cooled with only a 3 * ton heat pump with an average utility bill of $80 per month. Owner Jerry Cox is now a distributor of the material from which the home is built. His wife Suzy is known for wonderfully extravagant
Christmas decorations. Tickets for Valleytown Cultural Arts & Historical Society's 2004 Holiday Tour of Homes will be available at the following locations on Nov. 8th. Andrews: Chestnut's Cafe, The Andrews Journal,Main Sreet Art Gallery,Andrews Valley Artist Gallery,Sam Jones & Son Realty and Valleytown Realty. Please call 321-2255 0r 321-5954 for more info.Tickets are $10 in advance Tickets will be available at the Valleytown Cultural Art Center during the first hour of the tours.
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PART TIME HELP for local IDEAL FOR RETIREE, PART moving company. 706-896-1574 time campaign director for United Way serving Cherokee & REAL ESTATE SALES OP- Clay counties. Flexible schedPORTUNITY Oak Forest Realty, ule, 10 months, 30-35 hours per a well maintained established month. Opportunity for contact R.E. Company in Clay Co., has with businesses and community. an opening for one Aggressive Bachelor’s degree preferred. Agent. Family like work environ- Experience in sales or public rement. Graduated comm. Split, lations desirable. EOE (828) up to 75%. Confidential inter- 835-7064 views. For Interview send resume to P.O. Box 690, Hayes- IMMEDIATE POSITION - ASville, NC 28904 or call Jim at SEMBLE items at home $500 weekly pay potential, any hours. 828-389-6115. Easy work, no experience. Info 1-985-646-1700 Det. NC-6139. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, IMMEDIATE OPENING, LOCAL EXPANDING MOVING flexible hours, some weekend COMPANY has openings for duty. High pressure environ- part time drivers and helpers. ment. GA call 379-6683; NC call 828-389-4818 or 706-379-6683. 389-4818 OAK PARK GUEST HOMES is DENTAL ASSISTANT: CER- seeking CNA for full time posiTIFICATION IN Expanded Du- tion, benefits available, applicaties, X-Ray, Technology, & CPR tion by appointment only. Call required, computer literate, 828 321-1317 ask for Elaine chairside assistance. Fax Re- Dockery. sume: 706-835-1324
CIHA JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 1. Medical Officer Anyone interested should pick up an application and job description from Christine Toineeta at the Cherokee Indian Hospital between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Indian preference does apply and a current job application must be submitted. Resumes will not be be accepted in lieu of a CIHA application. Open until 11/12/04 Cherokee Indian Hospital JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Medical Officer - Open 11/08/04 Closing 11/19/04 Week-end Radiology Technologist- Open 11/08/04 until filled. Business Office Manager-Open 11/08/04 until filled. CFO - open 11/08/04 until filled Human Resource Assistant - Open 11/08/04, closing 11/12/04.
Anyone interested in picking up an application and job description should see Christine Toineeta at the Cherokee Indian Hospital between the hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Indian Preference does apply and a current job application must be submitted; also note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a Tribal application.
Chatuge Regional Hospital and Nursing Home Affiliated with Union General Hospital
RNs - Hospital, 7 pm - 7 am (Full Time) RN or LPN for ICU, ACLS Certified, PRN LPN - Nursing Home 2 for 7pm-7am (Full Time) 2 for 7am-7pm (Full Time) RN Unit Manager – Nursing Home Days - Full Time Physical Therapist and PT Assistant For Hospital and Outpatient Services Dietary Aide — Mornings — Full time Dietary Aide — Evenings — Full time Apply at Union General Hospital (706-745-2111) or Chatuge Regional Hospital (706-896-2222) Good benefit package includes Insurance, PTO, Sick leave, Retirement and Credit union. Sparks Fund Scholarship available to advance nursing careers. All interested applicants should contact Rita Bradshaw, Human Resource Director 706-896-2222, ext. 199. EEO
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Employment Help Wanted MCDONALD’S OF MURPHY & ANDREW’S now hiring for crew and management. Full and Part-time, all shifts. Please apply in person. NEEDED A REAL ESTATE sales person, licensed, self starter for friendly locally owned office. CALL MARGARET WARNER, WARNER REALTY (828)837-8777
November 2, 2004 Cynthia Picon, 50, of Murphy, driving while license revoked and expired registration card/tag; Kathy Ann Melody, 57, of Murphy, DWI and left of center; Phillip Martin, 53, of Murphy, probation violation (two counts); Julie Mathis, 25, of Andrews, financial identity fraud; November 3, 2004 Richard Richie, 49, of Blairsville, sentenced to Department of Corrections; William Benefield, 20, of Marble, breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and larceny; Justin Blackwell, of Andrews, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile; Jamie Kozma, 23, of Andrews, contempt; Shanda Moss, 29, of Andrews, failure to appear and safekeeping; James Frady, 21, of Murphy, unlawful turkey hunting; November 4, 2004 Terry Coleman, 44, of
Murphy Police Department Weekly report 11/1/04 - 11/7/04 Arrests: 11/3 William Matthew Benefield, WM, 20, Murphy, B, E & L from M/vehicle 11/3 Jamie Lynn Kozma, WF, 23, Andrews, Contempt of Court 11/4 Terry Dean Coleman, WM, 44, Murphy, D & D/Consume on unauthorized premises 11/5 Steven Thomas Walters, WM, 36, Murphy, DWLR/Poss. Sch. VI/Drug Para. 11/5 Peggy Dawn Mitchell, WF, 17, Georgia, Larceny 11/5 Brandy Lynn Reeves, WF, 17, Georgia, Larceny
11/6 John Cleveland turley, WM, 37, Murphy, Assault on female 11/6 Joseph William Preacher, WM, 25, SC, Larceny Investigations: 1–Harassment 1–Damage to property 10–Auto accidents 1–Noise complaint Assists: Issued: Issued:
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Murphy, intoxicated and disruptive; Shanon Huskins, 32, of Andrews, financial card theft, misdemeanor larceny and simple possession; Angela Nichols, 26, of Hayesville, financial card theft - conspiracy - simple possession and drug paraphernalia; Shirley Manson, 30, of Robbinsville, hold for Graham County; November 5, 2004 Steven Walters, 36, of Murphy, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance and driving while license revoked; Tracey Dockery, 33, of Marble, driving while license revoked and expired inspection; Horace Moneymaker, 37, of Murphy, disorderly conduct; Kenneth Blair, 45, of Andrews, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia; Stewart Dockery, 33, of Young Harris, Ga., serving time; Earl
Briggs, 50, of Andrews, intoxicated and disruptive; Thomas Grant, 31, of Murphy, carrying a concealed weapon, weapons on educational premises; November 6, 2004 Leanne Hand, 43, of Murphy, DWI (0.13) and expired inspection; Pamela Leggett, 48, of Marble, surrender of surety; Joseph Preacher, 25, of Waltboro, S.C., misdemeanor larceny; John Turley, 37, of Murphy, assault on a female; Jamie Hughes, 30, of Murphy, second degree burglary, extradition/fugitive other state; William Leroy Sosebee, of Marble, resist of delay (two counts); Terry West, 60, of Murphy, DWI; Douglas Wilson, 23, of Murphy, no operators license, resist of delay (five counts), communicating threats, injury to real property (six counts) and DWI.
CIHA JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 1. Medical Officer Anyone interested should pick up an application and job description from Christine Toineeta at the Cherokee Indian Hospital between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Indian preference does apply and a current job application must be submitted. Resumes will not be be accepted in lieu of a CIHA application. Open until 11/12/04
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc.
EBCI JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 1. Recreation Aide-Wolfetown Gym 2. Domestic Violence Intake Technician-Snowbird 3. Sexual Assault Advocate-Domestic Violence 4. Compliance/IRB Assistant-Health & Medical 5. Staff RN-Home Health 6. Speech Therapist-Home Health 7. Part-Time RN-Urgent Care 8. Teacher-Early Head Start Anyone interested in picking up a job application or job description should see Jessica Lambert or Angie Wolfe or call 497-8117. Closing date for these positions will be Friday, November 12th, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. Indian Preference does apply and a current job application must be submitted; also note that resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a Tribal Application.
has a career opportunity for you! Build your future. Being a Stanley associate is more than a job, it’s a partnership that offers competitive wages and benefits that include: Competitive pay • 401K plan with match • Flexible Medical • Dental • Prescription Drug Card • Tuition Refund • Seniority Recognition Bonus Plan • Vacation • Holidays • Credit Union • Student Scholarship • Furniture Discounts • Take pride in workmanship that will be recognized as a leading manufacturer of wood furniture in the upper-medium price range of the residential market. Stanley has a diversified product line of bedroom, dining room, occasional, entertainment, youth and home office furniture and offers a quality product at an exceptional value.
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS In Several Departments Stanley is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/M/F Pre-employment drug screen is required. 100 50 0 Continuous Improvement
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. Robbinsville, NC • 828-479-3311
Creditor’s Notice Having qualified as Administrator of the Estate of Wilma Josephine Arrowood Bandy, deceased, late of Cherokee County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased to exhibit them to the undersigned at 157 Hiwassee St., Murphy, North Carolina, on or before the 27th day of January, 2005, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment. This is the 21st day of of October, 2004. Carol Bandy Campbell Administrator of the Estate of Wilma Josephine Arrowood Bandy, deceased Darryl R. Brown Attorney for the Estate & Resident Process Agent Murphy, NC 28906 828-835-9496 10/27-11/17
The Following Positions Are Available Murphy Medical Center • Performance Improvement Coordinator (RN Required) • Surgical Tech • OR-RN (FT) • MED/SURG-RN (FT) To apply for positions, please contact the Personnel Department between 8:00a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or call
(828) 835-7683 Or send resumes to: Murphy Medical Center, Personnel Department 4130 US Highway 64E, Murphy, NC 28906 or Fax: (828) 835-7700.
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AUTO, RV & WATERCRAFT
Automobiles 2001 DODGE RAM DIESEL. 2500 Quad cab, 4wd, auto, 8’ pick-up, new Michelin tires, linex bed liner since new, 96K miles, excellent condition $14,500. 828 837-4252
Martins Creek School loves "Alborada"!
DODGE DURANGO SLT, 1999, black , excellent condition inside and out, 117,000 miles, custom wheels, all 1999 options including leather seats. $9200- (706) 896-6905
RVs/Recreation 1994 HOLIDAY RAMBLER 5TH wheel trailer 35ft. Good Condition. 828/389-4178 44’ RV W/LAKE VIEW and access, has 2 tip-outs, 420 sq. ft. covered deck, located in quiet popular park. Close in Hiawassee (770)884-5311 - 706-8356262 44’ RV W/LAKE VIEW and access, has 2 tip-outs, 420 sq. ft. covered deck, located in quiet popular park. Close in Hiawassee (770)884-5311 - 706-8356262
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The Batista family entertains Martins Creek students Sentinel photo submitted with Latin-American songs played on traditional hand- Martins Creek school made instruments. teachers Theresa Vasquez, Clara Gustason, Celia Shoemaker and Peggy Cook join the Latin dancing while playing traditional hand made instruments.
TRAVEL TRAILER 30’ YELLOWSTONE $1,000-OBO located in Hiawassee. 828 321-0405 USED CAMPERS AND MOTOR Homes. Blairsville RV Sales Inc. 6 Miles east of Blairsville on Hwy 76 (706)379-1984. New and used RV parts and service 706-379-2716
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Students learn dance steps from the Batista family.
RV: Lot Rentals RV LOTS FOR RENT: 2535 Honaker Road, just off Pat Colwell Road. All utilities available. OPEN YEAR ROUND, $100$115 per month. 706-745-1725.
of Murphy, Inc. Hwy 64 West 828-835-3939
Serious Protection. Killer Looks.
ONE TOUGH BEDLINER
Murphy Medical Center Babies Kohlan Jacob
Call the Sentinel today for your Classified
HUNTER’S SPECIAL Bring in your Hunting License & get $40 OFF any Bedliner! SOUND SYSTEMS
Line-X of Murphy is now your one-stop-shopping for all of your car, truck & SUV accessory needs.
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The Albadora Latin band had the gym in a fiesta of highenergy sound and dance.
We have the
Quality Certified 6 year or 75,000 mile warranty on Power train with Available
for 60 months WAC
NO MONEY DOWN ‘00 GT Mustang
90 DAYS SAME AS CASH W.A.C.
BUY, SELL, TRADE CONSIGNMENT
Murphy Medical Center staff would like to congratulate Isaac and Anne Boring of Murphy on the birth of their son. Kohlan Jacob was born October 6 at Murphy Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth. You can view his picture and our other new arrivals on the Web, go to www.murphymedical.org.
Plus Tax, Tag & Title
WE ARE NOW RENTING CARS
Spray on bed liners, camper shells and cargo covers, car audio, wheel and tire packages, gooseneck and 5th wheel hitches and much much more.
CENTURY TRUCK CAPS
Vehicle you want
made instruments carved from gourds, horns, hooves, even a tiny guitar made from an armadillo back! It didn't take long for the entire gym to join in the dancing and singing. Students showed their appreciation at the end with a standing ovation and many commented it was the best assembly ever. Students said they liked it, "because everyone could participate".
Martins Creek PTO treated students to the spicy Latin sounds of "Alborada", a South American musical group on November 2. Four members of the Batista family entertained students with high-energy music and percussion instruments turning the gym into a fiesta of sound. About 40 students and eight teachers were asked to come up and participate by dancing and playing traditional hand-
30K miles, Leather, loaded
MON-FRI 8:30-5:30 SATURDAY 8:30-3
BLACKWELL’S AUTO & TRUCK SALES
706-745-7952 AFTER HOURS CALL 745-7210
’69 Z-28 CAMARO - $18,988
’00 MAZDA X-CAB B-4000 4X4- $10,288
350 - 4-speed - Power Disc Brakes New Paint - Very Sharp! Black and White Stripes
Loaded - Auto - 4.0 - V-6 - 4 Door Power Windows, Locks - Tilt and Cruise Great Color - Good Miles! New Tires!
’02 FORD EXPLORER SPORT-TRAC 4X4 - $15,988
’00 FORD EXPLORER EDDIE BAUER 4x4 - $11,988
4 Door - Loaded - Only 33K Miles! Very Hard to Find Midsize Truck!
Loaded - Leather - Sunroof New Michelins - Sharp Color Combo! Good Miles!
’02 HONDA ACCORD EX 4 DOOR - $14,988
Leather - Sunroof - Auto - Loaded Low Miles! Sharp Look
’00 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER 4X4 - $14,988
’01 GMC SIERRA SLE EXTRA-CAB 4x4 - $16,988
SALE PRICE $11,900
Loaded - 4 Doors - V-8 - Automatic - CD Tow package - New Tires - Extra Clean
Loaded - Leather - Sunroof - Rear Air 3rd Seat - New Tires! Tow Package!
’00 FORD MUSTANG GT $9,988
’01 FORD ESCORT ZX2 -$4,588
‘02 Explorer XLT
’01 FORD EXPEDITION EDDIE BAUER 4X4 - $18,988
4 wheel drive Leather, loaded, 36K miles
JACKY JONES of Hayesville JERRY SPRINKLES
Full Power - 6 Disc CD Keyless Entry New Tires Only 70K miles! - Super Ride!
’00 HONDA ACCORD EX 2 DOOR - $7,988
V6 - Auto - Leather - Sunroof - Loaded Extra Sharp - Top of the Line - Hurry!
’99 FORD CROWN VICTORIA LX - $7,988
Loaded - Leather - 6 Disc CD - Rear Air Adj. Pedals - Heated Seats Like New!
SALE PRICE $16,700
V-8 - Auto - Leather - Loaded Sharp Color - New Tires
Sharp - Sporty - 5 Speed - Low Miles!
Hwy 64, Hayesville, NC ¥ 1-800-416-0754 Visit us at www.jjfordhayesville.com Service Dept. Open M-F 8am-5pm ¥ Sale Hours: M-F 8am-7pm, Sat 8am-5pm
See one of our sales associates: Jerry Sprinkles, Sales Manager, J.C. Cherry, Kal Kindy, Porter Stallings, Wade Brooks, Finance Manager, Truett Gray, Dwight Penland, Justin Cherry, Kim McGill
Murphy Medical Center staff would like to congratulate Scottie Harris and Tasha Ashe on the birth of their daughter. Tabatha Lynn Harris was born October 11 at Murphy Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. You can view his picture and our other new arrivals on the Web, go to www.murphymedical.org
’98 FORD EXPLORER SPORT 4X4 - $4,977 Full Power - Sunroof - Great Color
OUR SPECIALS OF THE WEEK ’97 E-250 VAN - $4,377
’95 EXPLORER SPORT - $3,988
Extended Van, Heavy Duty!
Auto - Loaded - New Tires
NOW ALWAYS OVER 50 UNITS TO CHOOSE FROM! Trucks • Cars • SUV’s • Vans • 4x4s • Jeeps FULLY SERVICED AND ALWAYS PRICED RIGHT! Come See Us! 1-1/2 miles west of town on Old Blue Ridge Hwy (Old 76), across from Ace Hardware in Blairsville, Georgia 11/10/04
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MOUNTAIN VALLEY MOTORS
2004 DODGE NEON SXT MSRP #6013
2004 Dodge Dakota Sport Quad Cab, Auto Trans, CD Player, Magnum 3.7
24,600 MSRP $17,495***
Dodge Ram 2500 SLT
PT Cruiser #5866
2005 Dodge Caravan SE
GPS Navigation, V8, Leather, Loaded
Save Over $10,00!
Dodge Ram 2500 SLT Quad Cab 4x4, Hemi,Sport Appearance Group, Trailer Tow, Anti-Spin Differential, #6523 Power Folding Trailer Tow Mirrors, CD
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo I-6
2004 Chrysler Pacifica
2004 Dodge Durango 4x4 SLT
Reg. Cab, Auto Trans, 3.7 L Motor
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 FT
Chrysler Financial Rebate -1,000
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST
Quad Cab 4x4, Hemi Power, Leather, Trailer Tow
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
Reg. Cab, Auto Trans., Magnum 3.7, CD, Bedliner, Two-Tone Paint, Tire & Handling Group
Chrysler Financial Rebate
Additional Chevy Rebate
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT
2004 DODGE STRATUS SXT
2004 JEEP WRANGLER RUBICON $17,255
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ PRE-OWNED VEHICLES ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 2002 DODGE DURANGO SLT
2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Red, 4X4 Leather Loaded 25K miles
Laredo 4x4, Red 20K miles
$24,900 2000 RANGER 4x4
2002 HONDA CRV EX
Timberline Green, Auto, 4WD
2002 JEEP LIBERTY LIMITED
2002 CHRYSLER LHS LIMITED
15K miles, Almond, Leather, Loaded
4X4, Red, 6K miles, Leather, Loaded
$16,995 2001 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY
Tan, Auto, CD 4 Wheel Drive, 4x4
Quad Seats, All Power
2003 JEEP WRANGLER
Gray, 6 Cyl., 5-speed, A/C, 31K Miles, Nice!
Located between Blue Ridge & Blairsville on Hwy 515 on the web at www.MtnValleyMotors.com
FIVE STAR ✬✬✬✬✬ DEALERSHIP Five Star. It’s Better. We’ll Prove It.
*Must have Farm Bureau Insurance. *All rebates and incentives to dealer. Tax, tag and title fees extra. See your sales rep for full details on 7 year warranty. With approved credit. Rebates subject to change. Must finance with Chrysler Financial
706-632-5375 TOLL FREE 1-800-858-7891
Nearby at 7535 Hwy 515, Blue Ridge, GA
Based on 97, 98, 99, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 Total Volume Sales