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Survivors recount cancer fight

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T’lene Barker of Denver knows first hand what being a cancer survivor means. Like many of the years that she has come to the East Lincoln Relay for Life Cancer Survivor dinner she has traced her handprint on the banner and has written how many years she has been a…

Within The Week

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Want to kick off spring the right way? The Steely Pan Steel Band is bringing Caribbean rhythms and an ocean front sensibility to Lincolnton this week. The steel drum band will perform at the James W. Warren Citizen’s Center this Friday at 7:30 p.m. They bring with them 19 performers,…

Cactus Care

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Around Town 4/4/2005

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WLHS BAND BOOSTERS The West Lincoln Band Boosters will meet Tuesday April 1 at 7 p.m. at West Lincoln High School. All parents and friends of the band program are urged to attend. Final details for the Washington, DC trip will be discussed. The drawing for the 2005 Mustang will…

Around Town 4/1/2005

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VIGIL CANCELED Tonight’s vigil kicking off Child Abuse Awareness Month has been canceled due to inclement weather. The event will be rescheduled. 2005 MUSTANG RAFFLE West Lincoln High School Band Boosters are extending raffle ticket sales for a 2005 Mustang. Tickets are $10 a piece. The new deadline is April…

Ink Restore to open

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Another business is opening on the courtsquare. Ink Restore, offering inkjet cartridges and refilled laser tone cartridges, printers sales and service will be open next week. The store which refills old inkjet and laser printer cartridges can offer them for about half the price of a new cartridge. Thomas Fox,…

Gates Real Estate Grand Opening

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Spring Flinging

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BMX racer goes the distance

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A second-hand bike and lack of fear have earned an east Lincoln boy first place in the Bicycle Motor Cross Nationals. “We didn’t even get the best bike. We didn’t have a trainer,” said Annie Geerken, the boy’s mother. “He did this on his own.” Nikolas Geerken, a 13-year-old student…

Oh, my aching back

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When experiencing back pain, many people’s first instinct is to retreat to their sofa. What they should be doing instead is getting their bodies up and moving. “The main thing is just to exercise,” said Kathie Anthony, a group exercise coordinator at the Lincoln Family YMCA. She suggests starting with…