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Debutante party

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Around Town 6/28/2006

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RETIREMENT PARTY A retirement party for Evalina Herndon, who has worked at First Federal Savings Bank for 40 years, will be held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday at the bank’s main office, 320 E. Main St. It will be a drop-in reception. The public is invited. DONUT SALE…

Nutritionally deficient seniors not always easy to recognize

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Malnourished senior citizens don’t all appear frail, isolated and tired. In fact, most appear normal, active and in charge of their lives. Despite such an appearance, the Mayo Clinic has reported that 85 percent of adults in long term care facilities and half of all seniors cared for at home…

Biking for burned children

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Solid waste stickers to be distributed during July

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The Solid Waste Division of the Lincoln County Department of Public Works will be implementing a sticker system for citizens using the county’s convenience sites. The County will distribute Solid Waste Stickers to Lincoln County residents during the month of July. Two stickers will be mailed to the owner of…

Safety and patriotism

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Avoid DWI – Don’t drink and drive!

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Billy Holubowich of Denver replayed a scene Saturday that law enforcement officers in Lincoln County see all-too often. He was asked to walk a straight line, touching foot to ankle, to see if he’d been driving while impaired. Fortunately, Holubowich wasn’t behind the wheel of a car after drinking: he…

Bitterness over sign controversy remains

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After a virtual war over allowing temporary signs ended via Lincoln County Commissioners approving businesses to have “floppy” signs in the county, the Denver businessman at the center of the controversy now wants to make peace with the group he fought against. Mark Cotter wants to now work with the…

Holy Spirit Catholic bids farewell to beloved priest

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Holy Spirit Catholic Church parishioners gathered on Sunday to say goodbye to the church’s longest-serving priest. The Rev. Joseph Ayathupadam spent over six of his 45 years in service to Holy Spirit. “He believed in us and he believed in this parish,” said church member Steve Beatty. Many credit Ayathupadam…

Lake Calendar

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WAYNE’S FEAST E.C. Beatty will provide music for July’s Wayne’s Second Friday Feast, 10 a.m. July 14. Cost is $6 per person and includes the tip. Reservations must be made by Sunday, July 9. For more information, call Celia and Paul Deese at (704) 483-4355. If your church group, school…