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County may add more bus trips to Charlotte

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The county has applied for funding from the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program to possibly expand the bus route from Denver to Charlotte. The motion to go forward with the process was made by Commissioner Marie Moore at Monday night’s meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.…

Alpharma Fund Raiser

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Alpharma’s corporate office agreed to match dollar for dollar funds raised by a hot dog lunch at the local plant for victims of the tsunamis. Employees are shown at the serving line in top photo. Deanna Hardey, shown at left serving a hot dog, John Allou and Elaine Childs headed…

Money grows on trees

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Around Town 1/26/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following events will take place this weekend at Cup of Grace Coffeehouse: Maple Creek, bluegrass harmonies with a traditional flare, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Phat Chance, oldies, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cup Of Grace Coffeehouse is located at 115 W. Court Square.…

Science students to `hit the kits`

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Students studying science will soon be hitting the kits rather than books. The curriculum committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education discussed the need to move towards hands-on activities rather than textbooks in science Monday night. “Children have got to have hands-on, active learning,” said Michele Bowen, second-grade teacher…

Accident-Free Atmosphere

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Lake Calendar

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EL COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church, Denver. The program will be presented by Marta Carlson, of Paradise Gardens. Membership is open to area residents and…

Around Town 1/24/2005

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BLOOD MOBILES The Red Cross will have two blood mobiles on Tuesday, Jan 25. One will be located at Robert Bosch Tool Company from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the second one will be at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church on S. Grove Street, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.…

Community Partners

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Cold prompts health and safety concerns

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Dropping temperatures can raise health concerns for many. Keeping warm should be a priority, said Maggie Dollar, director of the Lincoln County Health Department. “Exposure to cold temperatures can cause your body to lose heat faster than it can be produced,” she said. “If prolonged, exposure to cold will eventually…