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“Anything Goes Photography” just about what the name says

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Tina Powell remembers photographing her two children all the time while they were growing up. “I took pictures like crazy. I had a camera in every room,” Powell said. “Everytime one of the kids would smile or giggle, I would grab one of the cameras.” She also took endless pictures…

Top honors

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Fund raiser aids ministry

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More than 500 cans of food were donated to Lincoln County Christian Ministry after a Coach Pitch Tournament was held at the West Lincoln Optimist Park earlier this month. Some of the items included sugar, saltines, soap, oatmeal and grits. The tournament was held Aug. 5, 6 and 7. On…

Highway patrol training camp means business

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After a grueling week-long training, a high school senior has new respect for law enforcement. Matt Hovis, a student at West Lincoln High School, participated in a rigorous highway patrol training camp in Raleigh June 26 through July 1. “I just wanted to see if I could do it,” he…

Playing with the Memphis Sound

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Spending your summer with the Memphis Sound is like participating in extreme band camp. There are push ups and yelling. In fact, Rachel Dudley, a recent graduate of West Lincoln High School, threw up her first four rehearsals. Of course, she was required to run 20 minutes in the heat,…

Habitat house seeks an owner

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Habitat for Humanity volunteers are looking for the perfect family to move into a completed home in western Lincoln County. The four-bedroom, two-bath house is located on rural Alf Hoover Road and was completed in 2004. John Pagel, vice president of Habitat in Lincoln County, hopes to get the message…

Five generations

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School staff says goodbye to summer

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Students aren’t the only ones who say goodbye to the freedom of summer. This week teachers across Lincoln County have been adjusting to life back in academia. Like their students, many are excited and ready to get started. They missed the routine and schedule of the school year and they…

Welcome to 2005-2006 school year

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Dear Parents, Students, and Citizens, With school starting on August 25, our students have enjoyed a longer summer break. I hope it has been a time for rest and renewal. Our school district, however, has been very busy. Two new schools are being constructed in Lincoln County: Lincolnton Middle School…

A hundred year blessing

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