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Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Vol. 84 / No. 225

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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Fifth grader’s fascination with French horn O.P. Earle student plays for Living Christmas Tree The offices of Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry will be closed between Friday, Dec. 23 and Tuesday, Dec. 27. They will reopen at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Additionally, Outreach will be closed Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2, re-opening Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 9 a.m. Individual agencies with clients facing an emergency can still contact Outreach offices on Dec. 30.

Here’s a list of upcoming meetings and events for area nonprofit community and governmental organizations:

Today

Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Wednesdays, Fire Department in Green Creek, 7 a.m. - noon. The Meeting Place Senior Center Wednesday activities include Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; Italian club meeting (Buon Giorno), 10 a.m.; senior fitness, 10 a.m.; (Continued on page 2)

It all began in 2009 when a nine-year-old boy didn’t want to go to his brother’s baseball practice. The alternative was to go with his mom, who was playing in the orchestra of the Living Christmas Tree at Berea First Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. The only place he could sit was in the orchestra pit on the step next to the French hornist, Paula Riddle, professor of French horn at Furman University. Isaiah Adderholdt, a student at O.P. Earle Elementary in Landrum, said he fell in love with the French horn at that moment and began asking for (Continued on page 3)

Isaiah Adderholdt with Doreen Magaha, Debbie Belue, Carolyn Hatchette, Cecilia England at Berea Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Adderholdt played second horn in the church’s Living Christmas Tree Orchestra recently. (photo submitted by Dawn Lynch)

Columbus now allows yard sale signs by Leah Justice

Columbus residents can now display up to four signs for yard, garage or estate sales. Such signs were previously not allowed within the town limits. Columbus Town Council met Thursday, Dec. 15 and approved an amendment to the town’s

temporary sign ordinance. Yard, garage and estate sale signs can be placed no earlier than 24 hours prior to the sale and they must be removed no later than 12 p.m. the day after the sale. The town will allow one on-premise sign and no more than three off-premise signs for a sale. Each sign must not

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exceed 3 square feet, according to the new ordinance. The ordinance also specifies that the address of the person holding the sale must be placed on the signs. Some council members dis(Continued on page 4)


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bingo or bridge, 12:30 p.m.; medication assistance program, 9 a.m. - noon. 828-894-0001. Saluda Center Wednesday activities, Trash Train, dominoes game, 10 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga 12:30 p.m. 828-749-9245. Tryon Kiwanis Club meets Wednesdays, noon, Congregational Church, 210 Melrose Ave., Tryon. Foothills Parkinson’s Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the Landrum Library. Call 864-457-4419 for more information. All are welcome; no charge. Female Domestic Abuse Intervention Program, Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Steps to HOPE. 894-2340. Male Domestic Abuse Intervention Program, Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Steps to HOPE. 894-2340.

Thursday

Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Thursdays, 7 a.m. - noon, old Searcy Mill parking lot, Hwy. 108, Columbus. Thursday men’s prayer breakfast will meet Thursday, Dec. 22 at 8 a.m. at TJ’s Cafe, 456 S. Trade St. in Tryon. All welcome. Saluda Center Thursday activities: knitting group, 9:30 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga, 5:30 p.m.;

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Corrections/Clarifications The article on p. 4 of the Dec. 20 Bulletin about the New Testament Christian Fellowship’s Fireside Service Friday, Dec. 23 should have said the food and fellowship part of the event will start at 6 p.m.

828-749-9245. The Meeting Place Senior Center Thursday activities include ceramics, 9:30 a.m. and bingo or movie, 12:30 p.m. 828894-0001. House of Flags Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Landrum Library, Lap Babies, 10 a.m., 20- 25 minute session for young children and caregivers includes music, nursery rhymes, action poems and short books. Storytime at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers includes books, music and fingerplays. Call 828-457-2218. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Saluda Community Library will have preschool story time every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Open to all area children and caregivers. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Rotary Club of Tryon meets every Thursday at noon at Tryon Presbyterian Church on Harmon Field Rd. Al-Anon: Foothills Come to Believe, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Polk Wellness Center, 801 W. Mills St., Suite A, Columbus. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Mill Spring VFW Post 10349, bingo, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. (year round). 828-894-5098. AA’s Sobriety and Beyond, Thursdays, 8-9 p.m., Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 1024 W. Main St., Forest

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Local Weather Forecast:

Today

Tomorrow

Moon Phase

Today: Cloudy, with 70 percent chance of rain. High 65, low 53. Rain Rain Thursday: Cloudy, with 60 percent chance of rain. High 63, low 57. Monday’s weather was: High 58, low 35, no rain.

Obituaries Amy Murphy Greene, p. 6

City. 828-863-1313. Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursdays, 8 p.m., CooperRiis, Mill Spring. 828-859-7099. Alcoholics Anonymous, Thursdays, 8 p.m., Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 150 Melrose Ave., Tryon.

Friday

Saluda Center Friday events: chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Trash Train, 10 a.m. The Meeting Place Senior Center Friday activities include movie matinee at 10 a.m. and bingo at 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Seniors on Sobriety (SOS) AA Meeting, Fridays at noon, Polk County Chamber of Commerce Building, 2753 Lynn Rd. (Hwy. 108), Tryon. 828-8940293. Tryon Toy Makers Museum, open Friday 2 - 6 p.m., 43 E. Howard St., Tryon. 828-2906600. American Legion Post 250, weekly bingo games, Fridays, 7 p.m., 43 Depot St., Tryon. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Smoke-free. Narcotics Anon., Saluda Senior Center, Friday, 8 p.m.

Saturday

Grassroots Art Project holds art classes to benefit Lennie’s Fund and the Humane Society, Saturdays from 9:30 – noon. There is no fee for the class and all materials will be provided. Classes are held at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 150 Melrose

Ave. in Tryon. Call 828-8990673 for more information. House of Flags Museum, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Polk County Historical Association Museum, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Tryon Toy Makers Museum, open Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 43 E. Howard St., Tryon. 828290-6600.

Sunday

Shepherd’s Feast, free holiday meal for everyone in the community, Sunday, Dec. 25, 1 p.m., Polk County Middle School, 321 Wolverine Trail, Mill Spring.

Monday

Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Mondays, Harmon Field/Tryon, 7 a.m. - noon. Saluda Center, Tuesdays, chair exercise, 9:30 a.m., bridge, 10 a.m., 828-749-9245. For more activities, email saludacenter@hotmail.com or visit www.saluda.com. The Meeting Place Senior Center Monday activities include line dancing, 10 a.m., senior fitness, 11 a.m., bingo or bead class, 12:30 p.m. 828-894-0001. Please submit Curb Reporter items in writing at least two days prior to publication. Items must include a name and telephone number of a contact person. Items will be printed in order by date of event, as space allows.


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Middle School, and Landrum High School made it possible. (continued from page 1) On March 22, Isaiah played a French horn. In 2010, he again his first band concert. It was sat on the step next to Riddle for at this time, his French horn every performance of the Liv- teacher, Selena Adams, now ing Tree and continued asking at the University of Colorado, said he should begin playing an for a French horn. His parents secretly bought advanced model (double horn). On April 28, he competed him a used beginner’s model (single horn) and sent him on a at the S.C. Solo and Ensemble treasure hunt all over the house Festival, earning a superior until he found the horn in the rating. Now a fifth grader, storage room next to the hot Adderholdt is playing with water heater. The first words the Landrum Middle School out of his mouth were, “Wow! eighth-grade band. Adderholdt’s initial dream Now I can play the Tree next came true this year when Chris year with Ms. Paula!” Adderholdt had his first Murrell, minister of music at French horn lesson on Jan. Berea First Baptist, granted his 3, 2011. In mid-February, wish. He played second French Dr. Barry Bridwell, director horn in Berea’s Living Christof bands for Landrum High mas Tree orchestra, sitting next School, agreed to allow Isaiah, to Anneka Zuehlke, principal a fourth grader, to join the sixth- French horn with the Greenville grade band, and the cooperation Symphony Orchestra. of many faculty and staff at – article submitted O. P. Earle Elementary, Landrum by Dawn Lynch

Isaiah Adderholdt (right) with Chris Murrell, minister of music at Berea First Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Adderholdt, a fifth-grader at O.P. Earle in Landrum, played second horn in Berea’s Living Christmas Tree Orchestra recently. (photo submitted by Dawn Lynch)

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Columbus tree project delayed State awaits federal guidelines for contractor pay by Leah Justice

A project to plant trees in front of businesses along Columbus’ I-26 corridor has been delayed until March 2012. Columbus Town Manager Jonathan Kanipe told town council Thursday, Dec. 15 the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) is unable to put the project out for bid until the federal government releases the state wage scale, or guidelines on how much the state can pay contractors. The project includes the Polk County Appearance Commission, the town, the DOT and the Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF). The PCCF awarded the project $10,000 and the DOT is also providing funds for the

purchase of the trees, some of which is federal funding. The project was originally scheduled to go out to bid in November with the trees set to be planted at the first of the year. The PCCF approved an extension on the funding until March, Kanipe said. The DOT has indicated the project should be completed by March. Polk County’s Gateway Tree Planting Project was first envisioned by the Polk County Appearance Commission last year to improve the aesthetics of the entrances of Columbus, Saluda and Tryon. The Mills Street project will include planting more than 40 trees from I-26 to Walker Street along the town’s I-26 business corridor. The species of trees include 16 maples, eight cherry trees and 18 oaks. The trees will be planted along rights of way owned by the state in front of Columbus businesses.

day is reasonable.” Columbus acted quickly in (continued from page 1) changing its sign restrictions after agreed on the timing of the signs, resident Becky Bell told council with councilwoman Margaret members during the town’s OcMetcalf saying she thinks the tober meeting that her yard sale signs should be removed the same signs were always taken down day the sale is while other signs over. throughout town “The 12 p.m. the “The 12 p.m. were not. At the the following following day seems to time, no yard day seems to be a long time to me. It sale signs were be a long time seems to me when they’ve allowed anyto me,” Metcalf where in town. said. “It seems finished the yard sale the Council decided t o m e w h e n signs should come up.” to send proposed -- Margaret Metcalf changes for the they’ve finished the yard sign ordinance to sale the signs the town’s planshould come up.” ning board. Metcalf suggested signs be Council held a public hearing taken up by midnight the day the prior to the vote on the ordinance sale is over. changes, with no residents making Councilman Richard Hall and any comments. the majority of others disagreed with Residents not removing signs Metcalf saying giving residents until may be fined $10 under the revised the next day is reasonable. ordinance. Police officers enforce “I want a friendly town here,” the town’s zoning ordinance, inHall said. “I think noon the next cluding sign regulations.

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We’d like to thank the Polk County and Landrum residents for their continued support over the years.

Happy Holidays from the Rice Family Storielane Whiteside (above) and Brayden Lance (below), students in Jessica Wilkins’ kindergarten class at Tryon Elementary, recently participated in a gingerbread-house-making party. (photos by Leah Justice)

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Obituaries

Amy Murphy Greene

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On Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, God called our amazing angel, Amy Murphy Greene, to heaven. Born in Henderson County, N.C., she was the daughter of Roy E. and Sheila Jones Murphy of Hendersonville, N.C. She was a graduate of West Henderson High School, class of 1993. She attended Trevecca University in Nashville, Tenn., and was a graduate of the nursing program at Blue Ridge Community College, and was currently attending Gardner Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. Her loving personality brought joy to everyone she met. Some were touched while she worked as a Registered Nurse at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, others were touched as she sang in the choir at Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren.

The following students have  been named to the A or AB honor  roll at Saluda School for the sec ond six weeks of the 2011-2012 school year: 

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Surviving in addition to her parents is her husband of 14½ years, Daniel D. Greene; one son, Greyson Greene of the home; two brothers, Todd Murphy (Tisha) and Chad Murphy (Julie), both of Hendersonville, N.C.; a father and mother-in-law, Wayne and Diane Greene of Green Creek, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Deana McGuinn (Ricky) of Sunny View, N.C. Also surviving are three nephews and one niece. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday night, Dec. 22 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon. Memorials may be made to Melvin Hill Church of the Brethren Samaritan Fund, 555 Melvin Hill Road, Columbus, N.C. 28722. An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com. McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

Saluda School honor rolls, attendance

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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A honor roll Third grade Aubrey Baumberger, Wylie Rauschenbach and Cecelia Thompson. Fourth grade Tana Harris Fifth grade Sadie Allen, Peyton Dill and Georgia McCullough. AB honor roll Third grade Brandon Cantrell, Sabrina Craig, Alexia Farrell, Maylin Fletcher, Drake Waggoner and Samantha Wilcox. Fourth grade Parker Gooding, Isaac Kellar, Anna McFadden and Holly Obermiller. Fifth grade Damien Kuettel, Judy Laughter and Georgia McCullough. Perfect attendance The following students have

had perfect attendance at Saluda School for the second six weeks of the 2011-2012 school year: Pre-kindergarten Aidan Hrynyshyn and Tucker Waggoner. Kindergarten Jacob Cannon, Christopher Loveland, Turner Loveland and Alisha Richardson. First grade Ava McFadden, Jacob Sester, Olivia Skinner and Sydney Uhrich. Second grade Julia Gillespie and Tori Strickland. Third grade Grayson Bradley, Gabriel Russell and Brittany Strickland. Fourth grade Hunter Justus, Isaac Kellar, Anna McFadden, Kye Morgan, Holly Obefmiller, Trey Stanley, Dylan Stepp and Madalyn Williams. Fifth grade Austin Johnson and Judy Laughter. - article submitted by Ronette Dill


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Singing for Soldiers donation

Opal Sauve (center) representing the Polk County Republican Women’s Club, makes a donation to James Metcalf (left) and Deb Williamson (right), officers of “Singing for Soldiers” organization. This group is dedicated to supporting military men and women, as well as veterans. (photo submitted by Opal Sauve)

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Ours Volunteers on county boards critical to good decision-making Polk County’s government needs volunteers. It depends on them for the information on which county decisions are based, for wisdom gained through years of work and life experience and for different perspectives on the issues that face our county officials. The county has 33 volunteer advisory boards, covering a wide range of topics, including aging, appearance, farming, library, recreation, recycling, economic development, planning, zoning, juvenile crime, social services and mental health issues. It may seem that these boards do nothing more than just meet periodically and produce boring, apparently pointless reports. Certainly such volunteer work will have its boring moments, and its frustrating ones, but pointless it is not. In fact, the information and other services provided by these volunteer advisory boards are critical to helping our county make good decisions. Without the background information provided by these boards, commissioners and other officials would be forced either to spend their limited time to gather that information themselves – if they even could gain access to the sources they would need – or, more likely, to make decisions without adequate knowledge. So in this season of giving, maybe we should add Polk County to our Christmas list and consider giving our time and expertise in service to our county. It’s a gift that can make a difference to us, our families and our neighbors for years to come. And it’s easier to apply for the volunteer boards now, too. Polk officials recently created a new webpage on the county’s main website that includes a list of the county’s volunteer advisory boards, when they meet, what they do, who to contact and information about vacancies on the boards. Happy holidays! — Editorial staff, Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Yours applications), TDDA is in no way a sponsor of the project. All donations should be specified for the “Nina Simone Project,” as no money from the TDDA general fund To the Editor: will be used to pay this In response to Letters debt. the article in the to the As mentioned in Monday, Dec. 12 Editor the article, the project Bulletin regarding the administrators are in the Nina Simone Project, “Payments incomplete for Simone process of applying for 501(c)3 status sculpture,” I would like to clarify and the relationship with TDDA will that, while this project has been soon be dissolved. Thank you for your continued under the “umbrella” of Tryon Downtown Development Association support of downtown Tryon and (TDDA) since its inception (to allow TDDA. tax deductible donations and grant – Stephen Cobb, president, TDDA

TDDA not a sponsor of Nina Simone Project

Washington broken To the Editor: “Washington’s broken!” That’s a fairly common observation made by many these days. Sadly, it’s true. The so-called Super Committee provides the latest and most disturbing evidence of the degree of its “broken-ness.” With the country’s troubles at hand, Americans should reasonably be entitled to the assurance that the very best talent there is would be assigned to the task of solving our problems. The Super Committee failed! It simply quit. And it admitted its failure. This should be recorded as one of the most tragic, shameful and disgraceful events in American history. Surely, solutions exist to deal effectively with the many dilemmas we now face, solutions that require intellect, imagination and new thinking to evolve, plus a large measure of courage, perseverance, accommodation and, yes, sacrifice to implement. A key question is, “How did the Super Committee dare to give up?” I’m in the middle of read-

ing Dwight D. Eisenhower’s “Crusade in Europe,” which is filled, cover to cover, with far more insurmountable and critical problems than we face today. But consider the quality of that leadership, a then-obscure Eisenhower and many others, who worked cooperatively with him to bring about a total and decisive victory from the feeble, impotent state we found ourselves in 1941. But those men didn’t quit when the going got tough, seemingly hopeless at times. Indeed, the bleaker the prospects, the greater the perseverance, the effort - and they never gave up! Is it possible that the skill, determination, imagination, ingenuity, perseverance, courage and leadership that it took to mobilize this nation and its allies to wrest unconditional surrender from a powerful Axis have vanished? I really don’t believe so, but we have to find the right people and, regrettably, none are in Washington today who are able (or willing?) to fix its “broken-ness.” As citizens, our duty is clear: be exceedingly careful about whom we elect (hire) as public servants, at all levels. – Bill Wuehrmann, Tryon


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Letter to the Editor

Remembering friends who have gone to better place To the Editor: As each year comes to a close, I find myself recalling the memory of friends who have gone to a better place. I somehow believe that it is an exercise that many people utilize. Since retiring to this area I’ve had the privilege of meeting new friends both young and old. Most of these friends are acquired through my work with animals and through church or in many cases, both. One group is especially dear to me and that is our early morning breakfast group. Each day we meet at T.J.’s Café and discuss and banter just about every subject that there is. I joined the group nearly five years ago and our conversations are often both stimulating and humorous. Most are retirees and

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as you’d expect, are getting on in years. Because of that fact every now and then we lose one and they go on to that better place. For me it is a sad time as I find myself wishing I could have known them longer. Over my years there we have lost Roy, Clarence, Bo, Eugene, and most recently, Glen Morgan. Each remains in our conversations often as we reminisce with fondness. I’ve made it my business to visit them all when they were ill and to be there for the final goodbye. At McFarland’s Funeral Home, as I passed through the line paying my last respects to Glen, I was pulled aside and hugged. “Glen thought the world of you, Lennie.” I tearfully said, “Thank you,” and returned the feeling. As I reflect that life is good after all, for what more can one hope for than to touch the heart and soul of a friend and they you. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all and remember, it may be a good time to hug a friend. – Leonard Rizzo, Tryon

Guardian ad Litem program seeks volunteers After asking her to close her eyes for a surprise, David (name changed to protect his identity) leads Marcia Harris into his aunt’s kitchen, where his mom, aunt and little sister are baking Christmas cookies together. While baking cookies might seem common, especially at this time of year, it was the first time in 18 months that David and his little sister had been reunited with their mother outside of a visitation room. “I was so touched by this scene that it brought tears to my eyes,” said Harris. Harris, who lives in Raleigh, N.C., is the children’s Guardian ad Litem volunteer. A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is a trained community volunteer who is appointed by a district court judge to seek the best interests of abused and neglected children petitioned into the court

system by the Department of Social Services. Guardian ad Litem volunteers provide a voice for abused and neglected children in every county in North Carolina. The volunteer investigates – making home visits and talking with the child’s parents, teachers, and social workers – and then independently reports his or her recommendations to the court. The Guardian ad Litem program is currently seeking volunteers to be the voice of a child in court. If you have an interest in this program, call the office for Henderson, Transylvania and Polk counties at 828-697-4572 or visit www.ncgal.org. You can also find out more about the program by visiting the organization’s Facebook page at www.facebook. com/ncGuardianAdLitem. – article submitted by Kaitlin Fender

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Visual Artists Holiday Bazaar, 160 N. Main St., Rutherfordton, N.C. Hand-crafted works of art and fine craft by Rutherford County artists. Now - Dec. 24. Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. For more information, call 828-288-5009. Bravo Marketplace, 83 Palmer St., Tryon. Collection includes works by Diana Gurri, Linda Hudgins, Bob Neely, Jim Shackelford, Ford and Mara Smith and J.T. Cooper. Gallery open Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ferullo Fine Art Studio, 140 Pacolet St., Tryon. Currently conducting an ongoing class in expressive watercolor, the non-traditional approach, each Thursday from 2 - 4 p.m., with open studio from 4 – 5 p.m. Kathleen’s Gallery, 98 N. Trade St., Tryon. “All I Want for Christmas� now through December. Holiday hours 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon. - Sat. through Dec. 31; Sunday, noon to 3 p.m. , now through Dec. 19. For more information, call 828-859-8316. Skyuka Fine Art, 133 North Trade St., Tryon, Celebrate Skyuka’s one year anniversary, open house, Jan. 1, 1 - 5 p.m. “Peace, Joy and Paint,� now through January. For more information: info@skyukafineart.com or 828-817-3783. T ryon F ine A rts C enter , 34 Melrose Ave., Tryon. Kindermusik Classes for students 0 - 6 begins Jan. 7, 2012. Call 828-859-8322 for information. Tryon Painters & Sculptors, 26 Maple St., Tryon. Jan. 7 21, Instructors’ Show featuring works by Bill Ryan (painting), Margie Davis (painting), Lalage Warrington (sculpture) and Dick Neff and Michael McCarthy (life drawing). Upstairs Artspace, 49 South Trade St., Tryon. “Presents of Art,� the annual holiday craft show, continues through Dec. 24. Hundreds of gifts include jewelry, scarves, glass and ceramic art, creative birdhouses, soaps, wood turned objects, handbags, Christmas ornaments, gourds and decorative dolls. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call 828-859-2828 for information.

Music Venues

Celtic Tavern - Hwy 176 (Bird Mtn), Landrum, 864-457-2250. El Chile Rojo - 209 E. Rutherford St., Landrum, 864-457-5977 Elmo’s - Trade Street, Tryon, 828-859-9615. Larkin’s - 155 W. Mills St., Columbus, 828-894-8800. Melrose Inn - 55 Melrose Ave., Tryon, 828-859-0234. Purple Onion - 16 Main St., Saluda, 828-749-1179. Saluda Mountain Jamboree - Friendship Rd., Saluda, 828-749-3676. Tryon Fine Arts Center - 34 Melrose Ave., Tryon, 828-859-8322. Ultimate Basement – 5965 N.C. 9 North, Mill Springs. 828-989-9374. Wine Cellar - 229 Greenville St., Saluda, 828-749-9698. Zenzera - 208 E. Rutherford St., Landrum, 864-457-4554.


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Hare & Hound Pub, 101 E. Rutherfordton St., Landrum. Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve celebration. Special Edition from 8 p.m. to midnight. Call 864-457-3232 for more urniture ompany information. 104 S. howard ave. , Landrum (hwy. 176) • 864-457-3344 Larkin’s Carolina Grill, 155 W. Mills St., Columbus. Dec. 31 will feature New Year’s Eve menu with cham2x5 pagne. Open till 10 p.m. Call 828-894-8800 for more information. 11/26 Purple Onion, 16 Main St., Saluda. Dec. 31 New Year’s CFUR-038245 Eve dinner. One seating at 5:30 p.m. Second seating at 8 p.m. Music by Scoot Pitman Trio from 9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Call 828-749-1179 for more information. Zenzera Restaurant Coffee and Wine bar, 208 E. Rutherford St., Landrum. Dec. 31 “Bling in the New Year.” Beginning at 8 p.m. the event will feature musical entertainment by Blues Underground, a buffet dinner, two drinks of choice plus a champagne midnight toast. Reservations required by Dec. 28. Call 864-457-4554 for more information.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Buy, Sell, Trade, Work … With Your Neighbors! OF INTEREST WE BUY FIREARMS! We buy hand guns and rifles, new and old, short and long. Call 828-395-1396 or 828-393-0067

LOST & FOUND Lost - Australian Shepherd. “REWARD ”. Black tan and white. Male. Family heartbroken. If found, please return our baby to us! 828-980-4403 or 828-863-2083

RETAIL Birds, 40 lbs of quality Black Oil Sunflower Seeds for just $40. At Tryon Mountain Hardware, while supplies last! 859-9223

ROOFING/ SIDING/GUTTERS L & R ROOFING/SIDING FREE ESTIMATES. Shingles & Metal Roofs All types of Siding 828-817-1278 828-817-3674 Leo Price/Robert Ives

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ISABELL CONSTRUCTION CO., Design/Build Specialists, new homes, over 30 years experience. Room additions, home repairs and remodeling, basement, waterproofing. LICENSED NC CONTRACTOR. Call 828-817-9424

HELP WANTED: Synergy in Action, Inc. is seeking an employee to assist disabled adults and other tasks. Must be available three afternoons a week and an alternating weekend day. May become a full-time position. All those interested must be able to lift, pass a drug screening, have a good driving record,no criminal AINTING record and have a high school diploma or GED. DAN STEINER PAINTING Contact Synergy in Action, Excellent painting / presInc. at 828-859-0259 to sure - washing. Clean gutapply. ters & windows. Deck, roof, & other repairs. High quality, low cost. Building ELP ANTED a strong reputation, not ROFESSIONAL resting on one. (828) 894 6183 or (828) 817 - 0539. Full-time opening for a

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HELP WANTED - MEDICAL / DENTAL Do you like knowing you have made a difference in someone's life? Looking for afternoon/ evening hours? Arcadia Health Care , a leader in home care, is seeking a compassionate & caring Certified Nursing Assistants for the Polk County area. Must have current NC CNA license, a current driver's license, & at least one (1) year relevant job experience. Call 828-2775950.

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Furnished rentals. 2 night minimum. Short and long term. Contact Pam Martin at First Real Estate. (828) 859-7653. www.TryonRealEstate. com

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Having qualified on the 18 day of November, 2011, as Executor of the Estate of James P. Casey, deceased, late of Polk County, North Carolina, this is to notify all persons, firms, and corporations having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to the undersigned Executor, on or before the 30th day of February, 2012, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corporations indebted to the estate should make immediate payment. This the 30th day of November, 2011. R.Anderson Haynes, Executor Estate of James P. Casey P.O. Box 100 Tryon, N.C. 28782 Tryon Daily Bulletin Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21, 2011 EST/CASEY, JAMES P.

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TACS offers creative graphic journaling workshop Do you have a dream but some- lived until October 2011, when thing stops you from realizing it? she followed her dreams and Or no matter how hard you try, moved to Saluda. Shafer has a B.A. in communications from nothing seems to work out? A creative graphic journaling the University of Central Florida. workshop offered by the Tryon She also leads workshops in art Arts and Crafts School (TACS) healing and graphic journaling. She does energy will offer tools work including and techniques Reiki as well as using color, pen, Want to go? other modalities. paper and other What: Graphic Journaling Advance media to pro Workshop registration for duce a personal all classes and graphic journal When: Jan. 21 - 22 workshops is reenabling you Where: TACS quired. For more to explore your information dreams and find the obstacles stopping you. No ex- about the instructor or workshop, perience necessary, just the desire including tuition and supply costs, to create the life you want to live. please contact Tryon Arts & Crafts The two-day workshop will be at 828-859-8323 or by email at held at TACS on Saturday, Jan. tryonartsandcrafts@windstream. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, net. More details and examples of Jan. 22, noon to 4 p.m. TACS is projects are available on the Tryon located at 373 Harmon Field Road Arts and Crafts website, www. TryonArtsandCrafts.org. in Tryon. - article submitted Instructor Cindy Shafer was by Julia McIntyre born in Orlando, Fla., where she

An example of creative graphic journaling. A workshop on these journaling techniques will be offered by the Tryon Arts and Crafts School Jan. 21-22. (photo submitted by Julia McIntyre)

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Bill Jones visited the Tryon Kiwanis Club to talk about worms. He has studied vermicology, the biology of earthworms, and he told the club some facts about earthworms, such as there are estimated to be more than one million worms on every acre of land in the country. Worm castings (manure) is the richest dirt, which is why every gardener and farmer wants to have plenty of worms around. Vermicompost is the product or process of composting utilizing various species of worms, usually red wigglers. Kiwanis Club member Ernie Giannini (left) invited Jones (right) to speak at the meeting. The children’s book “In the Park” will be given to a local school in Jones’ honor. (photo submitted by Lynn Montgomery)

Cunha of Tryon graduates from Golf Academy of America Joseph Cunha of Tryon joined 90 fellow students from the Golf Academy of America (GAA) in Myrtle Beach to earn an associate degree in golf complex operations and management during graduation ceremonies on Dec. 16. The Myrtle Beach graduating class was composed of students from 27 states, Canada, and South Africa. “These students put in a lot of hard work and they are all well prepared to step into golf career opportunities any-

where in the country,” said Jim Hart, campus director of the Myrtle Beach Golf Academy of America. The GAA is an accredited golf course management school offering a comprehensive curriculum of golf instruction and business management. The 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and a comprehensive understanding of both the game and the business of golf. – article submitted by Tim Gavrich


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Hope for Horses seeking homes for unwanted horses Hope for Horses (HFH) is seeking homes for horses. Although funding is certainly a huge part of any nonprofit’s existence, when it comes to equine rescue, space is almost as critical, and HFH pastures are full. HFH is turning away horses that need homes because

there is literally “no room at the inn.” During November, three HFH adopters who have become additional economic casualties contacted HFH about finding homes for the horses they adopted. If you have room for a horse,

or know someone who might, contact HFH at 828-683-0160 or hopeforhorses@aol.com to discuss adopting or fostering a horse that needs a home. More information is available at www.hopeforhorses. org. If you can’t adopt or foster a

horse, consider sponsoring an HFH horse. Visit the website for more information about how you can help with the feeding, vet and farrier care, dental care and other equine needs of an HFH horse you choose. – article submitted by Hope for Horses

Tryon Elementary School honor roll for second six weeks The following students were named to the A or A/B honor roll at Tryon Elementary School for the second six weeks: Third grade A honor roll Marilyn Castillo-Ibarra, Calista Cline, Jackson Edwards, Jessie Emory, Graham Frazier, Madison Geddings, Cameron Greve, Julia Griffin, Kristen Hall, Gaige Lewis and Virginia Rostick. A/B honor roll Ian Anderson, Itzel Avellaneda-Cruz, Zac Blowe, Ethan Byars, Omar Carson, Rollins

Carter, Abel Casas, Scout Harmon, Katie Hoosier, Caleb Horton, Althea Iamurri, Alton Kelley III, Austin Lindsey, Brandon Lloyd, Alex Mize, Hunter Moore, Sara Muse, Justin Pierce, Emily Prince, Michael Simoncic, Sierra Smith, Noah Staffelbach, Luke Stewart, Jake Stone, Nolan Stribling, Emma Tipton, Sherilyn Troyer, Quinton Webber and Shy’Quan Wingo. Fourth grade A honor roll Dylan Ballentine, Kaya Bishop, Smith Metcalf, Haley Sny-

der, Raines Strader and Sydney Waldman. A/B honor roll Grace Basye, Nick Capozzi, Carolina Castillo-Ibarra, Jackson Geddings III, Jacob Grigg, Emma Hay, Erin Heston, Bailey Hipp, Meleah Jennings, Grayson Jones, Gracie Lance, Ava Marino, Parker McCool, Sydney Metcalf, Tyler Muse, Angela Price, Nicola Rountree-Williams, Daniela Santibanez, Jackson Tipton, Sasha Watson, Jacob Wolfe and Grant Wooten. Fifth grade

A honor roll Reese Alley, Izzy Jackson, Sam Korzelius, Bailey Lowman, Julianna Robbins, Aislin Salerno, Jillian Snyder and Morgan Stott. A/B honor roll Isabella Bowen, Tatianna Carey, Leah Case, Mervin Graber, Keenan Harmon, Taylor Newton, Mariah Overholt, Alex Pearson, Mariela Penaloza, Amber Raulerson, Anna Stratman, Elijah Sutton, Jeffrey Weaver, Nicholas Wilson and Kinslee Wright. – article submitted by Sue Heston


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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

St. Luke’s Hospital volunteers honored for service St. Luke’s Hospital recently honored volunteers with a luncheon. Those honored are listed below. (photos submitted by Jennifer Wilson)

Left to right: Gayle Cook, 3,750 hours of service, Jennie Bradshaw, 3,000 hours of service and Jean Shumway, 4,250 hours of service.

500 hours of service - Honor Calloway, Mary Duncan, Elaine Lang, Marcie Mack and Linda Martin. Shown above are Elaine Lang, Marcie Mack and Mary Duncan. 750 hours of service - Dee Huneycutt (pictured below, left). Not pictured are: David Bivens, Pat Fiol, Teddi Johnson, Ed Keough and Bob Reynolds. 1,000 hours of service - Ray Dittmar. 1,250 hours of service - Sylvia Bella (pictured below, right).

Marcia Moore (left) and Connie Smith (right), 1,750 hours of service.

Rick Powell, 2,500 hours of service, and Elfriede Engels, 2,750 hours of service. Those not pictured: Bob Nelson and Erwin Fletcher, 2,000 hours of service, Barbara Belthoff and Judy Lair, 3,000 hours of service, Shirley Lewis, 4,500 hours of service and John Hicks, 5,000 hours of service.


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Taylors celebrate their 60th Keglers bowling results, Dec. 14 Most pins over average: Here are the results of the wedding anniversary Dec. 25 Carolina Lil Jewell +46 Keglers bowling on

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Roy and Emogene Taylor of Columbus celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 25. The Taylors have four children: Gary (Connie), Deborah (Roger), Darryl (Linda) and

Ricky (Mary). They also have 16 grandchildren, only two of which are boys. Roy worked at Cleghorn Golf Course in Rutherfordton for 23 years. Emogene worked at Community Health Connections for 17 years. When asked how she’ll be spending her wedding anniversary, Emogene replied she’d like to wake up, eat her breakfast, go to church, come home, eat lunch, take a nap and head to bed that night. Emogene also stated she doesn’t remember as to why they chose Christmas as their wedding day. The Taylors will be spending Christmas Eve with their family. They are members of Stateline Baptist Church in Columbus. - article submitted

Jack Knirk +34 The Keglers have room for new bowlers. This is a low-key fun league for adults over 50 who want a little recreation. The group bowls on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. at Autumn Lanes in Forest City, N.C. Anyone wishing to join the Carolina Keglers should contact Mike Davidson at 828-894-5823 or email kwk1970@windstream. net. Members are asked to call Davidson when they cannot bowl. – article submitted by Mike Davidson

Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Women’s high game: 1. Gerri Reitz - 157 2. Karen Andersson - 157 Women’s high series: 1. Gerri Reitz - 457 2. Karen Andersson - 451 Men’s high game: 1. Mike Davidson - 201 2. Jack Knirk - 184 Men’s high series: 1. Mike Davidson - 573 2. Jack Knirk - 488

Meeting Place bridge results for Dec. 14 The results of Wednesday afternoon bridge at the Meeting Place on Dec. 14 are as follows: First: Henry Moffitt

Second: Janet Janke Third: John Misencik – article submitted

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

PCMS students visit Walnut Grove Plantation

Eighth-grade students from Polk County Middle School visited Walnut Grove Plantation near Spartanburg, S.C. recently as part of their study of Colonial America. Students participated in a program entitled “Surviving Colonial America.” Walnut Grove is a preserved 18th century plantation that illustrates life in the backcountry Piedmont of North and South Carolina. While visiting, students learned hands-on how to create shelters for survival in the backcountry and how colonists traded with the Cherokee in the western Carolinas. (photo submitted by Eric Eaton)

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Lodge. He served in the U.S. Army as Medic during WWII. Wednesday , December 21,wife, 2011 In addition to his he is survived by a son, Bill Horne of Green Creek; four daughters, Juanita Odel of Sunny View, Marilyn Horne and Regina Pate, I’m am soand happy to both of back! GreenICreek. Laura be back. Saenger of Hickory, N.C.; four AfterGeneva years of dealing with sisters, Harrell of Bakmy declining health problems, ersville, N.C., Imogene Burns (heart failure, cancer evenofa of Inman, S.C., Janiceand Fagan mild stroke), my health is much Green Creek and Linda Horne improved. of McAdenville, N.C.; 10 grandI am enjoying holiday children, Kim Odel,this Kelly Bradseason so much, especially the ley, Lee Bradley, Brandon Horne, lovely Christmas music. We have Ashley Horne, Rebecca Horne, so manyPate, talented musicians in our Joseph Jacob Pate, Miles area, and they have enriched our Saenger and Will Saenger; and lives tremendously this holiday five great-grandchildren. season. The family will receive Aren’t we 11:30 proud a.m.-1:30 of Barry friends from Gee and his many friends who p.m. Friday, July 15 at Mill Creek gave so much time and money Church of the Brethren Fellowto help needy children receive ship Hall. Funeral services willa gift for Christmas? We watched follow at 2 p.m. in the church and waved as he and 600 sanctuary, conducted by other Rev. motorcyclists rode past our Steven Abe. Burial will behouse, in the with their gifts in tow. That was a church cemetery. “sight to behold!” Memorials mayThis be Toy madeRun in raised $7,225 and 17 bags of toys memory of Brandon Horne to last Thanks all of you the month. Leukemia and toLymphoma who participated in this project. Society, 4530 Park Rd, #240, I’m always amazed Charlotte, N.C. 28209. at the sacrifices of so many who Condolences maypeople be left at give of their time, talents www.pettyfuneralhome.com.and money help others, including PettytoFuneral Home& Cremathose volunteers who form the tory, Landrum. “Singing for the Soldiers” group. The event in Saluda on Veterans Day was great! It was a beautiful tribute to the many soldiers and veterans in our area who have sacrificed so much for our freedom. Coordinators for this event were James Metcalf, Sherry Carney, Must 7/14/11 Judy Arledge, Clark Moffit and Deb Williamson. One of my favorite things to do each Christmas is to drive

and the Woodmen of len (Rudy) Waymon of Syracuse, the World. Mr. Gibbs was the N.Y., Kenneth Simmons of HousTexas, and Lovell Simmons husband of Omie Lee Laughter ton, Tryon Daily Bulletin  /  The World ’s Smallest Daily Newspaper Ga.; (Andrea) of Lawrenceville, Gibbs, who died in 1986. one sister, Frances Fox of RiverSurvivors include one daughdale, Ga.; three brothers, John Irter, Patsy Gibbs Toney (Dean) vin Waymon of Antelope, Calif., of Rutherfordton, N.C.; son, Carrol Waymon of San Diego, Harold Gibbs of driveway Rutherfordton, through the circle at the James Morris to Miss Calif., Pettigrew and Samuel Waymon of N.C.; onehouse sister, Ballenger onAlvah Hwy. 9Gibbs south Mary McFarland of Columbus Nyack, N.Y.; a host of grandchilof Green Columbus; brother in Creek. and Oncea again, the, and J. Hughlon Hill of Ruthdren,Mr. great-grandchildren, other Herbert of Mill lights areGibbs spectacular! SoSpring. far, we erfordton to Miss Byrd McFarland relatives and friends. Also surviving are fivethat grandchilhave driven through drive- of She Columbus. The ceremonies was preceded in death by dren,five Randy Toney way times! Each(Kimberly), time, I see will take place at theKate Presbyterian both parents, Mary John Marcthings Toney Lora Church on Dec. 24, at and some that(LeeAnn), I had not noticed 10 a.m. D. Waymon; son, Van Waymon; Brock (Jeff), Jeffrey Gibbs (Colbefore. The Ballenger house is Misses Mary and Byrdand (McFarsisters, Lucile Waddell Nina leen) and and land) located nearElizabeth the GreenGibbs Creek Fire are daughters of Mrs. AnSimone (Eunice) and brother, six great-grandchildren, Mason Station. gie McFarland Harold Waymon Sr. Toney, Kevin Happy birth-Gibbs, Anthony The View of Columbus Brock, Gibbs, Nick Gibbs day toBryan Halley and well known From and L i n Zane d e r , Gibbs. Dot and popular Sandy Plains were held Must 7/19/11 C l aFuneral r y, B services eth throughout the Sunday,William July 16, in the McFar- Opal Sauve Calton, county. Hon. 863-2437 land Tryon. H e n rFuneral y P a gChapel, e, J.P. Morris is a Burial was in Polk MemoTony Waldrop, prominent lawrial Gardens, with yer in Polk Co and a representaLacy Gosnell,Columbus, Tressie Brady, militaryHanson, rites byFloyd the Polk County Estella Sauve, Dot tive-elect to the legislature from Memorial Pam BurialArrowood, Squad. Judy this county. Mr. Hill is well known Stephens, Memorials may be made to in Polk County, having lived at Edwards and Pete Sports. Hospice Rutherford County, Amongofthose celebrating De- Tryon and Lynn for 1 year until P. O. Box 336, Forestare City, N.C. the past summer when he returned cember anniversaries Marga28043 HospiceWhite, of the Carolina ret andorPreston Clifford to Rutherfordton to engage in drug Foothills, Forest Glen and Dr, business. It was while living at and Fannie 130 Collins, Rachelle Columbus, N.C. Joey Maddox and28722. Pete and Rita Lynn that he became engaged to The family will be at the home Miss Byrd.” Sports. of Another his daughter, PatsyisGibbs special couple EmoIt is interesting to note that both Toney,and 400 Radar Rd.,who Ruthergene Roy Taylor, will of these couples and their families fordton, N.C. celebrate their wedding anniver- have contributed greatly to Polk guest register may County since these marriages saryAn ononline Christmas Day. Congratube signed lations to allatofwww.mcfarlandfuyou! took place. neralchapel.com. According to various items Since relatives, and even some McFarland in old issues of Funeral the PolkChapel, County descendants, of these couples Tryon.Christmas marriages have still live in Polk county now, I News, been popular in Polk County must add that the phrase “drug for many years. One newspaper business” did not have the same Must 7/18/11 article, dated Thursday, Dec. 11, meaning in 1902 as it does today. 1902, reads as follows: In this case, it probably meant “drugstore” or, in modern-day A double wedding language, “pharmacy.” “Cards are out announcing If you have news of this area, Obits - page the marriage on Dec. 24, of Hon. please66call me at 828-863-2437.

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Men’s Monday Duplicate Bridge Club results On Dec. 12 the Men’s Monday Duplicate Bridge Club met in the home of Richard Belthoff for its weekly tournament. At the conclusion of the day’s play the winning team

was the partnership of David Hart and Charlie Stratford. Finishing in second place was the Brandstetter/Iaffaldano team and placing third was the partnership of Bob Palmer and

Jack Saunders. The club’s next tournament will be played in the home of Don Eifert on Dec. 19. - article submitted by Jack Saunders

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elms, dogwoods, “Green Giant” arborvitaes, serviceberries and redbuds. In addition to Barber and his PCHS students, volunteer Christel Walter and Polk County Extension Director John Vining were involved in the tree project. – article submitted by Chauncey Barber

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Students from the Polk County High School Agriculture Program have been busy. They recently planted 22 large field grown trees that were donated to Polk Central Elementary School to be planted on the school grounds. These trees ranged in size from 250 to 450 pounds per tree. “We had a great team effort

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