Serving Denton, NC & Surrounding Communities



 Andrew James Rubish
Andrew J. Rubish, 80, passed away on March 24th, 2019. Born July 26, 1938 in Weirton, WV; Andrew was the son of late Andrew and Anna (Rohal) Rubish.

A graduate of West Virginia School of Pharmacy, 1961. Owner of Hamilton Drug Store, Lisbon, Ohio that he operated with his wife Karen. Moving to NC in 1979, worked at Denton Drug and High Point Regional Hospital until his retirement.

He is survived by wife Karen whom he married July 13th, 1971. He leaves a daughter, Elizabeth M. (Rubish) Jenkins and Jason of Thomasville; grandchildren Justin and Nathan; son, Michael J. Rubish, wife Susan; grandchildren Rachel and Luke; son Matthew S. Rubish and wife Derly; grandchild Matthew A. of Safety Harbor, FL; a brother John M. Rubish and wife Diane of Lakeland, FL.
A brother Gregory preceded him in death.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the First Presbyterian Church of Thomasville.

A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church of Thomasville on April 5.

Online condolences for Andrew can be made at

Helen Young
Helen Camilla Vanderford Young, 94, of Shannon Drive passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Saturday April 13, 2019 at Center Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Brian Alexander and Lamar Moore officiating the service.  Burial followed at Center Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  Visitation with family and friends was held Friday night from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Davidson Funeral Home Lexington.

Ms. Young was born in Iredell County on April 3, 1925 to Clifford Allen Vanderford and Rosie Ethel Morrow Vanderford.  She worked for Lexington Furniture and was a member of VFW Auxillary 3074.  She also served with her husband in ministry at many churches including Mountain View, Summerville, Floyd, North Cooleemee (Edgewood), Neuse, Union Grove, Center Hill, New Testament and Fellowship Baptist Churches.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rev. Charles Samuel Young, Jr., her daughter, Melody Jo Young, and a granddaughter, Anna Young, and also 4 sisters.

Surviving are her sons, Rev. Charles S. ‘Sandy’ Young, III (Kelly) of Denton and Larry D. Young (Diane) of the home; her daughter, Tracy Young Swing (Scott) of Lexington; and four grandchildren, Megan Young, Melanie Young Hogrefe (Matthew), Charles S. Young, IV, and Noah Swing.

Memorials made be made to: Center Hill Baptist Church, 3759 NC Hwy 8, Lexington, NC 27292 or to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292.


 Central UMC BBQ
Join Central UMC on Saturday, April 27 from 4:00 pm -7:00 pm for BBQ Pork served with baked beans, steamed potatoes, BBQ slaw, rolls, drink and dessert. The cost is  $10. Dine in or Take Out!
Central UMC Hut is located at 276 W. First St. • Denton, NC.
Denton Wesleyan Church is hosting a free Community Meal
on Thursday, April 25

 Join the Denton Wesleyan Church for a free community meal. The mean will be held at Denton Wesleyan Church in the lower level of the church in the Red Room. The church is located at 16345 S NC Hwy 109, Denton.
On the menu is spaghetti, salad, rolls and dessert as well as a canned drinks and water.
Groceries will be available to those who need them while supplies last. We invite everyone to join us for some great food and fellowship. Time:  5:00pm-7:00pm. Deliveries are available for those who are not able to attend.
Please call the church at 336-859-4565 by 12pm on Thurs. April 25. Please leave your NAME, ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER.
Gravel Hill Easter Sonrise Service
Gravel Hill will have an Easter Sonrise service April 21st at 6:45 AM followed by a fellowship breakfast at 8:00 AM, Afterwards Sunday School 8:45 followed by a Special Easter service at 10:00 with The Lords Supper taken. Everyone is invited to attend. Gravel Hill Baptist is located at 6737 Gravel Hill Rd. Denton, NC
New Hope UMC Easter Sunrise Service- April 21, 2019
You are cordially invited to celebrate Easter with us as our Youth presents the program, “Cross Purposes” at 7am.   Following our Easter Sunrise Service, we will fellowship together with breakfast/light finger foods.  Our normal Sunday Worship and Sunday school will continue at 8:45am.  
Please join us and bring your family/friends to celebrate the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Savior.   New Hope UMC is located at 7163 New Hope Road, Denton.   Hope to see you there!  
Pentecostals of Denton Easter Celebration and Upcoming Revival Services
On Sunday, April 21st @ 11am we will celebrate the risen Savior! We will have a gospel worship concert and Easter message with a ‘candy rain’ for kids following the service.
On Sunday evening, April 28th at 7pm we are celebrating our 7th church anniversary with with guest speaker, Rev Jonathan Russell from North Wilkesboro. Light refreshments will be served following the service.
May 13th-15th The Pentecostals Of Denton will be having revival services with Rev Justin Henry from Louisiana. Services each night will begin at 7pm. You are welcome to come as you are!
Easter Sunrise Service and Country Style Breakfast
 New Jerusalem Reformed Church

 We welcome everyone to come to our Newly Renovated Church Sanctuary and celebrate with us the sacred event of Christ’s Resurrection. Our annual Easter Sunrise Service and Country Style Breakfast will begin at 6:30 am. this Sunday Morning. Pastor Joe D. Coltrane will deliver the message and as we move out to the fellowship hall for the meal , we will pause for a brief moment by the cemetery to pay respect and sing He Arose as the Easter Morning Sun Rises.