Yadkin Ripple- RSS Feed http://yadkinripple.com/ http://yadkinripple.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:20:03 EST 1800 Yadkin Elite bringing home trophies http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152963222/Yadkin-Elite-bringing-home-trophies Yadkin Elite Girls AAU, a new travel team in the Yadkin area, has grown from seven players to 12 in a short time, with a mix of fifth- and sixth-graders. Eight of those 12 are future Starmount High School students, and two are Elkin... Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:50:24 EST Reenactors honor 150th anniversary at Appomattox http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152966727/Reenactors-honor-150th-anniversary-at-Appomattox A Boonville reenactor's cannon saw its first live action in front of a crowd April 9 as it was used during part of the real-time reenactment of the firing of “the last guns from the Army of Northern Virginia” during the Civil War 150... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:10:22 EST Drillers win spring World Series NIT http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152962998/Drillers-win-spring-World-Series-NIT Carolina Drillers won the Spring World Series Championship NIT (Top Gun Sports) in Mooresville on April 11 and 12. Team members are Carley Puckett, Brooke Moore, Skylar Partin, Kaylee Hobgood, Riley Pennington, Lane Mccreary, Chloe Potts, Natalie... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:40:27 EST Students experience the ‘real world’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152914263/Students-experience-the-real-world Students at Yadkin Early College got a taste of the real world last week as part of a program hosted by the Children's Center of Yadkin. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:40:22 EST Rams fall to Lady Elks http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152964087/Rams-fall-to-Lady-Elks The Starmount Lady Rams finally got back on the field Monday after no games were held due to weather last week and fell to their rivals Lady Elks of Elkin, 1-0. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:30:22 EST Surry’s Tolbert, Hiatt qualify for national golf tournament http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152964231/Surrys-Tolbert-Hiatt-qualify-for-national-golf-tournament DOBSON — Surry Community College may only have two women's golfers this year, but both of them will be competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Golf Tournament May 11-15 in Mesa, Arizona. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:35:26 EST Lady Elks down Rams http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152961690/Lady-Elks-down-Rams Elkin's softball team got an early lead Tuesday in the first three innings against Starmount and went on to capture a 10-2 win. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:30:23 EST Falcons shut out Eagles http://yadkinripple.com/news/localsports/152961647/Falcons-shut-out-Eagles DOBSON — Madison York scored twice and red-hot Forbush shut out Surry Central 5-0 in Western Piedmont 2A Conference girls soccer on a cool, rainy night at Rex Mitchell Track & Field. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:45:24 EST Church and Community Calendar http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917728/Church-and-Community-Calendar April 18• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., yard sale at Hanes Grove UMC in Hamptonville. Bike, adult and children clothes, table, chair and desk, many more items. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:30:21 EST Gamma Psi holds recent meeting http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152920926/Gamma-Psi-holds-recent-meeting YADKINVILLE — The Gamma Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:15:33 EST Moment of silence held for child abuse victims http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152894655/Moment-of-silence-held-for-child-abuse-victims Members of the community gathered on the courthouse lawn last Thursday morning to raise awareness and pay respect to area victims of child abuse. Attendees observed 72 seconds of silence in honor of Yadkin County victims of child... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:15:22 EST ‘Here it is’ http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152837970/Here-it-is EAST BEND — Jeremy Helton couldn't ask for a much better situation than the one he has inherited as the new softball coach at Forbush High School. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:10:21 EST Smart Start hosts ‘Play Fest’ for kids http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917014/Smart-Start-hosts-Play-Fest-for-kids Kids and their families enjoyed a day in the park on Saturday with games and other special events as part of Smart Start of Yadkin County's second annual Play Fest event. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:20:21 EST Rotary sponsors Read-a-Thon http://yadkinripple.com/news/news/152915769/Rotary-sponsors-Read-a-Thon Yadkinville Elementary School students got a special treat last week as they had a chance to hear stories read aloud at the Yadkin County Library as part of the annual Read Across America project in celebration of the birthday of famed... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:40:21 EST Bryant to play at Moravian Prep http://yadkinripple.com/news/sports/152837848/Bryant-to-play-at-Moravian-Prep Trey Bryant will continue his basketball career at Moravian Prep in Lenoir.“He'll get to play another year to get seasoned and play against elite talent,” Starmount coach Rocky Horton said. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:05:21 EST Titanic historian to speak on the April 1912 disaster http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152920983/Titanic-historian-to-speak-on-the-April-1912-disaster JONESVILLE — The Jonesville Historical Society will commemorate the sinking of the Titanic with a program on that tragic event Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Yadkin Valley Senior Center in Jonesville. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:50:21 EST Kitsey’s Kitchen: Life’s a banquet http://yadkinripple.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152917957/Kitseys-Kitchen:-Lifes-a-banquet After serving as your reporter here in Yadkin County for more than a year now, I am extremely pleased to be introducing my very own personal column where we can get to know one another a little more. I'll start this inaugural issue of... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:20:21 EST Hauser family celebrating 262 years in the Winston-Salem area http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152899840/Hauser-family-celebrating-262-years-in-the-Winston-Salem-area The Hauser-Hooser-Houser-Hoosier Family Association (H4FA) on June 19, 20, and 21 will sponsor a celebration of the heritage of the extended Hauser family in the Winston-Salem area. The central venue for the reunion is The Village Inn Event Center in... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:35:21 EST Yadkin County library news http://yadkinripple.com/news/community-news/152917614/Yadkin-County-library-news Northwestern Regional Library has joined the NC Cardinal System which includes 111 libraries in North Carolina. This will allow for resource sharing through the use of a single online catalog with access to 5 million library items. The State Library... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:40:22 EST East Bend ladder truck now in service http://yadkinripple.com/news/home_top-news/152888737/East-Bend-ladder-truck-now-in-service EAST BEND — The East Bend Volunteer Fire Department will be putting its new ladder truck in service this month, said Fire Chief Ronnie Boles. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:40:22 EST