Yadkin Ripple- RSS NEWS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS http://yadkinripple.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:16:30 EST 1800 Popp lessons remain http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150161313/Popp-lessons-remain JONESVILLE — It is often said there is a time and a season for all things. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:38:09 EST NWTF holds youth day http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150136432/NWTF-holds-youth-day EAST BEND — It was a fun-filled day for area youth at the annual Jakes Day hosted by the Red Clay Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:35:08 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150161376/Community-Calendar Oct. 16• Halloween Dance hosted by the East Bend Senior Center at 6 p.m. with costume contest, prizes for the best costumes, refreshments and entertainment by the Stan Bobbitt Band. $5... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:25:07 EST Starmount Middle School celebrates Hispanic culture http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150162924/Starmount-Middle-School-celebrates-Hispanic-culture BOONVILLE — Students at Starmount Middle School celebrated all throughout Hispanic Heritage month, and their celebration culminated with a dinner last Friday featuring many favorite foods from Latin American countries. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:22:06 EST Boonville stresses safety http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150161572/Boonville-stresses-safety BOONVILLE — Students at Boonville Elementary School got to witness first-hand the many area agencies that provide invaluable services to keep people in the community safe. Principal Annette Johnson said the school's annual Fire Safety Day... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:19:03 EST Homecoming queens crowned http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150150563/Homecoming-queens-crowned Forbush senior Mallory Choplin, escorted by Mr. Martin Lillhager, is crowned Homecoming Queen.Starmount senior Carlie Stewart is escorted by her father, Shane Stewart. Carlie was later crowned as Starmount's Homecoming Queen. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:07:07 EST Community continues supporting Kira http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150152056/Community-continues-supporting-Kira ELKIN — It was a small but dedicated group that turned out on Saturday to run or walk 3.5 miles to support a young girl from Hamptonville. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:05:04 EST Yadkin Memorial Park to open soon http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150077336/Yadkin-Memorial-Park-to-open-soon Construction is scheduled to wrap up by the end of the month at the new Yadkin Memorial Park, formerly referred to as the 5D park. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:08:04 EST Sparrow’s House to open soon http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150042804/Sparrows-House-to-open-soon After many months of fundraising, planning and educating the public about their cause, organizers for the Sparrow's House domestic violence shelter were thrilled to announce that they finally have a place to call home. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:28:05 EST 400 pounds of marijuana seized http://yadkinripple.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/150126652/400-pounds-of-marijuana-seized BOONVILLE — On Wednesday, detectives with the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office seized more than 400 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $250,000 from an indoor grow operation. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:23:15 EST Stink bug invasion http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-news-news_agricultural/150062788/Stink-bug-invasion Many of us are dealing with a stink bug invasion at our homes and businesses right now. I received many concerned phone calls at the NC Cooperative Extension, Yadkin County Center, over the past week. Those of you that only have a few are the lucky... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:56:03 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150061936/Community-Calendar Oct. 11• Forbush High School Class of 1979 reunion will be at 7 p.m. at RiverRidge TapHouse in Clemmons. For more information, visit http://lakey5.wix.com/forbush-class-of-79-. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 02:26:06 EST Beware of the caterpillar http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150080599/Beware-of-the-caterpillar At least one area youth has been sent to the hospital after being stung by a small insect known as the puss caterpillar. There are a number of caterpillars that do sting and for those with small children spending time outside this fall, it is a good... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:33:05 EST Students honored at school board meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150077803/Students-honored-at-school-board-meeting EAST BEND — Several students were honored at Monday's meeting of the Yadkin County Board of Education held at Forbush High School. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:35:06 EST Alleged registration violation leads to other charges http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150063414/Alleged-registration-violation-leads-to-other-charges YADKINVILLE — On Oct. 2, police arrested Keith Franklin Benton, 35, of Holly Springs Road, Yadkinville, after discovering outstanding warrants and seizing heroin. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:36:07 EST Two charged in lawn mower theft case http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/50817067/Two-charged-in-lawn-mower-theft-case HAMPTONVILLE — On Sept. 17, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence in Hamptonville regarding a borrowed lawn mower not being returned to its owner. After an investigation, the deputy alleged that the persons who... Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:26:09 EST Local fire departments earn Life Safety Achievement award http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50754258/Local-fire-departments-earn-Life-Safety-Achievement-award Forbush Volunteer Fire Department and Boonville Volunteer Fire Department recently were presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for their fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 03:00:04 EST Furry Friends of the Foothills joins Petfinder to fuel pet adoptions http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50754170/Furry-Friends-of-the-Foothills-joins-Petfinder-to-fuel-pet-adoptions ST. LOUIS — Furry Friends of the Foothills, Yadkinville, has joined thousands of animal welfare organizations across North America that list their homeless pets on Petfinder, the online leader in responsible pet adoptions. Petfinder, the largest... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:56:09 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/50816438/Community-Calendar Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 • 6 to 7:30 p.m., Home Instead Senior Care is offering classes at Yadkin Community Hospital for families caring for a loved one with with Dementia/Alzheimer's. Small... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:26:08 EST Forbush student serves as page http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/50753455/Forbush-student-serves-as-page The North Carolina Senate was honored recently to have Michaela Allred, a student at Forbush High School, serve as a page. She is the daughter of Lynn Allred and Regina Walters of Yadkinville. Michaela was sponsored by Senator Joyce Krawiec and... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 14:20:09 EST