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Christian Academy honor roll

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The following students have been named to Lincoln Christian Academy A/B honor roll for the fourth nine weeks: Pre-K students Jolee Longshore and Steven Penalver. Kindergartners Hayden Auton, Beth Glance and Wade Meroney. First- and second-grade students Katie Fox, Melinda Krohmer, Angel Krukowski, Shelton Radebaugh and Morgan Bennett. Third- and…

Junior Charity League of Shelby to present 55 debutantes

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Fifty-five young women from area cities and towns will be presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 61st Annual Debutante Ball June 16. The ball will be held at Cleveland Community College in Shelby and include the debutantes, their chief marshals, assistant marshals, mothers and invited guests.…

Around Town 6/6/2007

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Vacation Bible School at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 3240 Tryon Courthouse Road, Cherryville runs June 18-22 from 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. Call (704) 435-9605. GOSPEL SINGING There will be a gospel singing 6 p.m. Saturday at Iron Station Missionary Church, corner of Will Schronce and Hovis roads.…

Volunteers keep Shanklin library grounds sparkling

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Keeping the grounds of the Florence S. Shanklin library in east Lincoln tidy and beautiful takes an entire community’s green thumb. Every Thursday morning a group of volunteers — both Master Gardeners and amateurs — gather to plant, rake and keep up the memorial garden and walking trail dedicated to…

What happens in ‘Vegas’ stays in…

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Last Thursday night, members and friends of the Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) took to the waters of Lake Norman for food, fun and a little taste of Vegas. The third annual Stakeholder’s Event, held on a three-level yacht, was a way for LEDA to thank those in the community…

Couple finds joy in sponsoring children

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As sponsors of Lincolnton Optimist teams, Bobby and Carolyn Beam go the extra mile for their players. They’ve taken children to Hickory Crawdads baseball games and had them picked up in limousines after their last game. No matter what, they make sure the players have a good time playing and…

Around Town 6/4/2007

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REVIVAL Howards Creek Baptist Church, N.C. 27 West, will hold revival 7 p.m. Wednesday – Friday with a guest speaker each day. Visitors welcome. DEMOCRATIC EXEC. COMMITTEE MEETING The Lincoln County Democratic executive committee meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at headquarters. Call (704) 483-3908. HOSPICE CAREGIVERS SUPPORT MEETING Hospice of Lincoln…

Around Town 6/1/2007

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FUNDRAISER A fundraiser for Clay Truesdale, who is in need of a kidney transplant, will be held starting 8 a.m. Saturday at the old Iron Station schoolhouse, N.C. 27. A little bit of everything will be on sale. BARBECUE A benefit barbecue for Debbie Ewing will be held June 8…

More than 40 years of riding

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Larry Leonhardt, 60, has always loved to ride. When he was 5-years-old, his parents propped him up on a motorcycle and took his picture at Chimney Rock. “Ever since then, I wanted one,” he said. At the age of 19, he made his wish come true. Back in the 60s,…

Pint-sized graduates

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