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Today’s Email Announcements

1) Watauga County Gospel Singing on Saturday

WHAT:Watauga County Gospel Singing

WHERE: Mountain Dale Baptist Church

Mountain Dale Road, Vilas, NC

Pastor – Eric Cornett

WHEN: August 22, 2015

7:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Clint Cornett – 828-297-3270

Neil Oliver – 828-297-3653

Note:  We will be singing out of the new Jeffress-Phillips book – “Ready. . . Sing”  that we have just received.  We will also be using the new Cumberland Valley book – “Sing for Joy”.

2) Upcoming Auditions for BeanStalk Community Theatre

The Last Dance of Dr. Disco

Where: Three Forks Baptist Church, 1922 E. King St, Boone, NC 28607

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2:00pm

Who: Looking for 9 actors (4 female, 4 male, 1 either). Though actors can be younger, they must be able to play early 20s and up.

Preparation: No preparation required. We will have you read from the script and also do some improvisation exercises. The show is mostly scripted, but there is some improvisation required for some of the characters.

Show Dates: November 5, 6, & 7

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Where: Three Forks Baptist Church, 1922 E. King St, Boone, NC 28607

When: Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00pm

Who: All youth ages 18 and under.

Preparation: Please prepare 16 -32 measures of a song from a musical (not a pop song). You will sing in a private audition and then read from the script in groups. There will also be a short dance audition, so please wear comfortable clothes you can move in.

Show Dates: December 3, 4, & 5

3) Board of Education to Meet for Work Session on Oct. 23

The Watauga County Board of Education will hold a work session meeting at 1:00 p.m. on October 23rd at the Margaret Gragg Education Center, 175 Pioneer Trail in Boone.

The purpose of the meeting will be to identify and discuss future needs and ideas for the Watauga County Schools.

4) LMC Men’s Soccer Tabbed Sixth in Conference Preseason Poll

LMC Men’s Soccer Tabbed Sixth in Conference Carolinas Coaches’ Preseason Poll

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team was selected to finish sixth in the Conference Carolinas coaches’ preseason poll, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

The Bobcats fell in the CC Championship match in PK’s to Pfeiffer last season after producing a 13-5-2 mark, including an impressive 6-1-1 record on the road.

LMC is under the direction of Rich Wall, who took the helm over the summer, and sports a roster of five seniors, four juniors, seven sophomores and five freshmen.

Seniors Matthew Cureton (Waxhaw, N.C.) and James Abraham (Maidstone, England) look to lead the young Bobcat squad that plays five of their first seven contests on the road.

Limestone grabbed seven first-place votes while being tabbed the favorite to take the conference crown. The Saints are currently ranked No. 10 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Pfeiffer earned second with 58 points and two first-place votes while Barton swiped third with 47 points.

King (Tenn.) and Erskine round out the top five while Mount Olive, Belmont Abbey and North Greenville are the final three ranked, respectively.

LMC opens the season with a neutral site battle against Florida Southern on Sept. 3. Wall’s squad hosts Lincoln Memorial Sept. 12 at 3 p.m. for the home opener.

Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Poll 

(# of First Place Votes in Parenthesis)









King (Tenn.)






Mount Olive


Belmont Abbey


North Greenville