Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:40 EST 1800 Tractors remain family tradition http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150310369/Tractors-remain-family-tradition YADKINVILLE — A 1952 Super M Farmall tractor once known as the “Cadillac” of tractors to one local still has the ability to draw people's eye, and pull families together years later. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:16:07 EST Poetry’s ambassador http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150329561/Poetrys-ambassador For some, poetry may not seem like an art form to get excited about, but that's not the case for one local doctor. Dr. Bill Griffin, a physician at Jonesville Family Medical Center, has a passion for poetry and it's one he hopes to pass on... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:42:08 EST West Yadkin Class of 1959 http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150328099/West-Yadkin-Class-of-1959 The West Yadkin Class of 1959 held a reunion recently. Attending are Mildred Pardue Stokes, Bonnie Livengood Hampton, Margaret Shore Prevette, Teacher- Hoyt Reece, Archie King, Margaret Wilkins Mitchell, Mary L. Walker Nixon,Violet Pardue Cheek,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:32:07 EST Library news http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150327985/Library-news Yadkin County Library - YadkinvilleDowntown Halloween will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 31 in the courtyard outside of the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in downtown Yadkinville. There will be a... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:25:08 EST Did I get a calling? http://yadkinripple.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150311188/Did-I-get-a-calling About 25 years ago I made a decision to move out of Winston-Salem into a more open and natural setting. Or, at least I thought I did. One of the tricky parts of getting older is accepting the reality that so many things are outside our control. Even... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:47:11 EST Symphony musicians perform for children http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150328317/Symphony-musicians-perform-for-children Elementary school students got a special musical treat recently at the Willingham Theater in the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center. Eight members from the Winston-Salem Symphony, along with Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan, performed several pieces and... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:42:05 EST Church Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements/150310027/Church-Calendar Nov. 2• His Love, a southern gospel group, will share in music at Pilot View Friends Meeting at 6 p.m. A love offering will be received for the group. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:28:03 EST Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/announcements-community_news/150310131/Community-Calendar Nov. 1• Courtney Elementary School Halloweenie 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. All runners, walkers, and kids are welcome. All proceeds benefit Courtney Elementary School. Awards for... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:26:08 EST Friday night previews http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150280780/Friday-night-previews Ashe County (8-0, 5-0) at Starmount (6-3, 4-1), 7:30Last year's result: Starmount 20, Ashe County 13 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:01:16 EST North Stanly no problem for Starmount http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150355992/North-Stanly-no-problem-for-Starmount BOONVILLE — No. 4 Starmount came out strong and finished off North Stanly, 9-0, in the opening round of the 1A state playoffs Tuesday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:18:12 EST YMCA welcomes new director http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/150290259/YMCA-welcomes-new-director The Yadkin Family YMCA recently welcomed its new executive director. Jay Sutton joined the staff of the local YMCA on Oct. 6. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:36:04 EST Senior center gets a face lift http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150310301/Senior-center-gets-a-face-lift JONESVILLE — Jennifer Hemric, director of the Yadkin Valley Senior Center, said the center received a $1,000 grant from the Duke Energy Retiree Foothill Chapter that made a difference by providing a recent face-lift. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:02:02 EST Yadkinville Halloween happenings scheduled http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150314182/Yadkinville-Halloween-happenings-scheduled A host of pint-sized pirates, princesses and superheroes will be out and about on Friday night in celebration of All Hallows Eve. Businesses in downtown Yadkinville also are getting in on the action giving away candy from 3 to 5 p.m. Orange balloons... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:14:04 EST Two candidates battle for District 23 judge seat http://yadkinripple.com/news/news-politics/150319227/Two-candidates-battle-for-District-23-judge-seat There are three open seats for NC District Court Judges for District 23 which includes Yadkin, Ashe, Alleghany and Wilkes counties. William (Bill) Brooks is running uncontested as is incumbent David Byrd. Incumbent Michael Duncan also is running... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:14:03 EST Judge candidate visits Yadkinville http://yadkinripple.com/news/politics/150294811/Judge-candidate-visits-Yadkinville North Carolina Court of Appeals candidate and Judge John M. Tyson of Fayetteville joined fellow state-wide appellate candidates Judge Eric Levinson and Mike Robinson, along with N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Hunter, on a tour of 19 North Carolina... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:26:11 EST NWTF event benefits food bank http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/150316328/NWTF-event-benefits-food-bank EAST BEND — Community members and supporters of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) gathered on Saturday at Myers Auction Service to enjoy a steak supper for a great cause. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:29:06 EST Larceny reported at Eveready Concrete http://yadkinripple.com/news/blotter/150277533/Larceny-reported-at-Eveready-Concrete On Oct. 7, the Yadkin County Sheriff's Office received a report of a larceny at Eveready Concrete on Old U.S. 421 Hwy East in Yadkinville. After further investigation, detectives alleged that David Lee Potts, 34, and Keith Franklin Benton Jr.,... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:52:05 EST Here come the Falcons http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150279206/Here-come-the-Falcons KERNERSVILLE — Led by two freshmen, the Forbush men and women both qualified for the 2A state meet at the 2A Midwest Regional in Kernersville Saturday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:01:15 EST Eagles move past Rams, 3-1 http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150274244/Eagles-move-past-Rams-3-1 BOONVILLE — Everything started off fine Tuesday evening for the Starmount volleyball team as the defending state champions met Lincoln Charter in a 1A second-round match. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:00:07 EST Falcons roll into playoffs http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/150253062/Falcons-roll-into-playoffs EAST BEND — Forbush picked up the No. 4 seed in the 2A West bracket when pairings were announced Monday. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:57:07 EST