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Trail ride set for Saturday

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Blake-Cliff Stables opened in 1995 on 425 acres of scenic land in Maiden. The private business focused on buying and selling Paso Fino horses, an expensive Venezuelan breed known for its level gait. “They’re the smoothest horses in the world,” said owner George McKee. Since its inception, the stables have…

Expressions Dance Studio competition team wins big

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The Expressions Dance Company from Denver attended Kids Artistic Revue Regional Competition under the direction of owners/directors Joanna Innocenti, Mandy Robinson, and Tracy Frazier in High Point, on March 17 – 19. The dancers brought home numerous first and top first placements, the highest honor in each division, as well…

Around Town 4/24/2006

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BOARD MEETING Lincoln Charter School’s monthly School Board meeting will be 7 p.m. today at the Denver campus. YARD SALE The Annual Howard’s Creek Community Yard Sale, normally held the first Saturday in May, has been moved forward to April 29 due to the primary election May 2. The yard…

Champions again

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Tortilla chip maker expanding, letting chips fall where they may

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During a tour Tuesday of the R.W. Garcia plant in the Lincoln County Industrial Park, members of Leadership Lincoln learned the tortilla chip manufacturer is expanding. According to plant manager Greg Huffstetler, a second manufacturing line should operational by October. “We currently have 35 employees,” said Huffstetler. “We hope to…

Raising money with golf

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Want to tee up and support a good cause? This spring offers two opportunities to mix charity with pleasure. First up is a golf tournament organized jointly by the Relay for Life teams at Pisgah United Methodist Church and Salem Baptist Church. “We’re just trying to raise as much money…

Lessons taught in `Parenting Matters` class

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It’s easy enough to become a parent, but learning the proper way to care for a child can be challenging. “We don’t come into the world knowing how to be a parent. No one does,” said Melinda Houser with the Cooperative Extension, who teaches the class “Parenting Matters.” The eight-week…

Sons of Confederate Veterans Scholarship winner

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Around Town 4/21/2006

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POKER RUN CANCELED Due to possible inclement weather, the Red Cross Poker Run set for Saturday will be rescheduled at a later date yet to be announced. GOSPEL SINGING There will be gospel singing by Tri-City from Alabama at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spirit Life Praise and Worship Center (formerly…

Around Town 4/19/2006

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QUILTERS The Lincoln Quilters will meet 7 p.m. Thursday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center for their monthly meeting. The program will be “Trunk Show” by Jean Funderburk, who will also provide helpful hints and tips for quilting. Visitors are always welcome. DABA NETWORK LUNCHEON The Denver Area Business…