The bull riding event is a crowd favorite. This photo was taken at Rodeo Polkville last year. There are always tough bulls to be ridden in Polkville.
The 13th annual Rodeo Polkville will be held in Mintz Arena at Polkville Baptist Church this Friday and Saturday, June 15th and 16th. This annual event is sponsored in part by Shelby Shopper & Info along with a host of other sponsors to make Rodeo Polkville possible.
Join Uptown Shelby Association on Thursday June 21st for Alive After Five. Evergreen will take the stage with their rock and roll bluegrass sound at 5:30pm. This band is a local favorite and is a great reason to come Uptown to enjoy music, neighbors and friends.
Uptown Shelby Association is pleased offer a fun family night out at the Don Gibson Theatre. The Summer Cinema Series revs up Thursday, June 14th with star racecar Lightning McQueen and tow truck, Mater, taking their friendship overseas. Described as a kid-friendly James Bond thriller, the excitement will be enjoyed by the whole family.
Michael Colton Lail was born on May 22, 2012, adding a fifth generation to his family. He is pictured here with his Father, Bradley Lail, Grandmother, Michelle Fitch, Great Grandfather, Mike Fitch and his Great-Great Grandmother, Sue Fitch.
The 13th annual Rodeo Polkville will be held in Mintz Arena at Polkville Baptist Church this Friday and Saturday, June 15th and 16th. Children at the rodeo get the chance to chase a greased pig, and the first one to catch it wins a prize.
The Cleveland County Fair and the Cleveland County Beekeepers Association have teamed up to put a new roof on the cabin at the Cleveland County Fair.
The Subwoofers are a team of all homeschoolers, ages 12 to 17, who played in the Dover YMCA softball league in Shelby. They finished eleventh out of fifteen teams in that league this season, which is quite exceptional, since six out of eighteen players had not picked up a bat since they played t-ball.
By: Evangelist W.C. “Dub” Dellinger
As a child of the Savior, we must live with a repentant spirit, ready at all times to forgive others of hatred and unkind deeds. We, as individuals can learn a lot from the prophet Jonah.
Thelma Wright Blanton, age 89, formerly of Kings Mountain, NC died June 10, 2012 at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC.
Mrs. Iva Jean Kincaid Beason, 84, of 215 Wall Avenue, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center
Mr. James W. Walker of Shelby passed away surrounded by family on Sunday June 10, 2012.
Richard A. “Rick” Laws, age 64, resident of 1145 Old Post Road, Cherryville, NC died June 12, 2012 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby, NC.
The retirees fished Lake Wylie last week with Tony Black and Ned Blanton pickin up the win, with a catch of 14.95. They also had big bass of the day with a 3.40 largemouth. David O’Shields and Doug Sparrow had 12.35 and were second. Third went to John Black and Roger McNeilly with 12.30. This week it is back to Lake Hickory.
Gary Miller ~ outdoortruths.org
The older I get, the more I enjoy the small rivers around my area. I used to be the lake type. I used to look forward to the sport, and even competition, of fishing. That competition was not necessarily with other boats, but it was as much with me.
Ascension Lutheran Church, Shelby
Ascension Lutheran Church in Shelby has begun summer worship hours. Sunday School is at 9 AM and church service at 10 AM. All are welcome. The church is located on North Lafayette Street in Shelby.
Parkinson Support Group, Neal Sr. Center
A Parkinson Support Group Meeting will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Neal Sr. Center, 100 Harris Dr., Shelby. Sgl. Doug Murphy 704-487-8822.
Mental Health Association
Perennials are a large and diverse group of plants, coming in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Additionally, perennials can be found to fit nearly all situations from wet to dry and bright sun to dim shade.
Join a Park Ranger this summer to learn all sorts of fun stuff about water critters, trees, animals, and fish just to name a few.
Programs will be offered from June 12th to August 16th. The same program will be offered twice a week every Tuesday at 11:00 am and Thursday at 2:00 pm. See below for program schedule and descriptions.
The “Equestrians For The Cure” 4th annual trail ride was held on May 5th in Hollis N.C. The event raised $4,250.00 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Hallelujah Acres, a health and wellness organization, today announced plans to relocate it’s corporate headquarters to Gastonia, NC. The new 13,000 square foot facility is located in The Arboretum on Cox Road in Gastonia.
The Alliance for Health of Cleveland County and the Cleveland County Health Department would like to invite the community to attend the public release of the 2012 PRIDE Student Drug Use Survey results.
National Pollinator Week, June 18-24th
Brings Action for Vital Pollinators
This June, celebrate the first day of summer by taking part in the 6th Annual Pollinator Week, an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles.