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Girl Scouts create recycled fashions

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Denver Girl Scouts have learned about going green through do-it-yourself fashion. “I think a Recycle Fashion Show is a tool to get them aware of recycling,” said Erin Blalock, an environmental education student at Catawba College and Girl Scout volunteer. “Recycling is the easiest and most important way to be…

Author searches for stories

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Paulette Ballard strikes up conversations with strangers every chance she gets. “If I have to stand in line somewhere, I start talking to someone,” she said. “I find people very interesting.” She’s taken this interest in people and turned it into a book — Unforgettable Moments. A work in progress,…

Outstanding performance honored

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Fast food event aiding Denver schools

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Catawba Springs Elementary School teachers served up McDonald’s cuisine for a good cause. McTeacher’s Night was Oct. 5-12 and raised $59,000 for 126 schools throughout North Carolina. The greater Charlotte area alone brought in more than $18,000 for 39 local schools. The Denver McDonald’s hosted McTeacher’s Night on Oct. 5.…

Former resident dies in Pa. prison

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A former Lincolnton physician, convicted of first-degree murder in 2008, has died in a Pennsylvania prison. Dr. Stephen Scher, 70, died Aug. 9 at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands in Somerset, Pa., according to the correction officials. He is said to have died as natural causes. In March…

Power company wants to offer more recreation

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Duke Energy Carolinas has plans to enhance recreational activities in the Lincoln County-area. Duke’s Hydro Strategy, Licensing and Lake Services is responsible for managing all of its 11 reservoirs and 13 hydroelectric stations that span 245 miles on the Catawba River, which serves as a water source for Lincoln County…

Mustang runners beat path to Sally’s Y

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The East Lincoln High School cross country team has been practicing on unfamiliar territory this season. Coaches Melvin Morrison and Heather Ramsey thought the new Sally’s Y in Denver was an ideal location for the team to practice and host home meets this year. “I had been talking to some…

Around Town 10/27/2010

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THANKSGIVING MEAL East Lincoln Christian Ministry is now registering applicants for their Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and Angel Gifts. The Thanksgiving Meal will be distributed Nov. 17-20. All applicants must be registered. SILENT AUCTION The Arts Council of Lincoln County is collection homemade crafts and original artwork for its silent…

West Lincoln’s NJROTC applauded

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The West Lincoln High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, also known as the Rebel Navy, held its annual Pass-In-Review ceremony in the school’s stadium Oct. 7. The ceremony was attended by State Senator James Forrester, State Representative Jonathan Rhyne, Jr., Lincoln County Schools Interim Superintendent Elaine Jenkins and…

Around Town 10/25/2010

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THANKSGIVING MEAL East Lincoln Christian Ministry is now registering applicants for their Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and Angel Gifts. The Thanksgiving Meal will be distributed Nov. 17-20. All applicants must be registered. SILENT AUCTION The Arts Council of Lincoln County is collection homemade crafts and original artwork for its silent…