Elkin Tribune- RSS Feed http://elkintribune.com/ http://elkintribune.com/ Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:29:55 EST 1800 Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150017197/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeTuesday, September 30Men's soccerElkin 3, West Wilkes 0Volleyball Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:19:06 EST Mount Airy trips Elkin, 2-1 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150025291/Mount-Airy-trips-Elkin-2-1 Mount Airy scored six minutes apart early in the second half to end host Elkin's three-game win streak, 2-1, Wednesday night. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:04:08 EST Elkin JROTC hosts drill meet http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50806905/Elkin-JROTC-hosts-drill-meet Elkin JROTC cadets clinched second in a drill meet they hosted on Saturday at Elkin High School dressed in their new “dress blues.” Wed, 1 Oct 2014 04:49:10 EST Cash in most unusual trash http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50763259/Cash-in-most-unusual-trash Trash is not cheap — it costs the State of North Carolina about $16 million every year to pick up what people carelessly throw out — but it could pay. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 04:29:12 EST Church calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/briefs/50815868/Church-calendar Oct. 4• 10:30 a.m., Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church, 310 W. Main St., Elkin, will have a Blessing of the Animals. Bring pets for a blessing on this Feast Day of Francis of... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:50:09 EST Community calendar http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news/50815705/Community-calendar Now through Oct. 3• Circle K on Johnson Ridge Road in Elkin, next to Lowe's, will be accepting coats for children (will accept adult sizes, too), new and used coats and/or money will be... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:49:08 EST Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50804063/Down-the-River-Road We were good little toters, all of us kids. There was a lot of toting to be done, on our farm in Surry County. We toted water from the spring to the barn, we toted tobacco plants from the plant bed to the patch, we toted 'taters out of the... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:15:09 EST Soil or cereal? http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/50802810/Soil-or-cereal Third-grade students at Mountain Park Elementary School recreated the layers of soil using different types of cereal. They discussed percolation as they added milk and decided which layer was best for growing plants. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:21:11 EST Early morning prayers at school http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education/50802737/Early-morning-prayers-at-school Mountain Park Elementary School celebrated the national event “See You At The Pole” on Sept. 24. Thirty-five students, parents and staff prayed for their country, school, and each other. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:18:09 EST Annual book sale under way http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50799752/Annual-book-sale-under-way As the days grow shorter and cooler, the thought of a cozy night at home by the fire with a good book begins to sound pretty good. The cost of the used books at the Friends of the Elkin Public Library annual book sale under way at the library can have... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:53:07 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50814652/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:34:06 EST Community provides hope and funds http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50764847/Community-provides-hope-and-funds On Sept. 20, the community came together to support one of its own at a fundraiser aimed at helping a mother of three with vital medical expenses. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:17:05 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50801269/Stone-Mountain-News Yale Huie will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:57:06 EST Police briefs http://elkintribune.com/news/blotter/50800832/Police-briefs According to a release from the Elkin Police Department, the following arrests and citations occurred the week of Sept. 22-28. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:33:13 EST Bikers for Kids helping rescue truck http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50801358/Bikers-for-Kids-helping-rescue-truck Bikers for Kids, a local charity, will hold a Shotgun Ride to benefit the Mountain Park Rescue Squad on Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m. The rescue squad's funding was diminished as the economy tanked, which caused them to be behind on the payments of a... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:02:10 EST Theo’s reinspected after getting ‘B’ grade http://elkintribune.com/news/home_top-news/50816224/Theos-reinspected-after-getting-B-grade JONESVILLE — Inspectors for Yadkin County Environmental Health were at Theo's Restaurant, at 233 Winston Road in Jonesville, on Tuesday conducting a reinspection, after the restaurant received a “B” grade with a score of... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:44:20 EST Prism fighting cancer http://elkintribune.com/news/news/50804595/Prism-fighting-cancer Prism Products is taking the entire month of October raising funds for cancer awareness. The company's employee mission is to raise a total of $3,000. If the goal is met, Prism Medical Products will match the amount raised up to $3,000. All of... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:34:14 EST Recent results and upcoming schedule http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50799904/Recent-results-and-upcoming-schedule *Dates, times, and locations subject to changeMonday, September 29Men's soccerStarmount 8, East Wilkes 3 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:03:09 EST Local sports roundup http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/50801046/Local-sports-roundup Elkin defeated visiting North Wilkes, 3-1, in overtime in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference match Monday. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:07 EST Rams batter Cardinals, 8-3 http://elkintribune.com/news/sports/150000171/Rams-batter-Cardinals-8-3 BOONVILLE — Bryan Jiménez recorded three goals and Ulises López added two as Starmount defeated East Wilkes, 8-3, Monday in a Mountain Valley Athletic Conference game. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:05:07 EST