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West Lincoln teen ready for pageant this weekend

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Take a look at Noelle Jenkins and you’ll see the makings of a typical pageant queen – looks, poise, alarmingly perfect teeth. Scratch below the surface, however, and you’ll find a girl who isn’t afraid to muck out a horse stable. “I’m the kid that gets out there and gets…

Entries sought for November’s County-wide Art Show

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The Lincoln Arts Council will hold its annual “County-wide Arts Show” awards presentation and reception on Sunday, Nov. 6. There will be prize money totaling $675. The reception for the opening show will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. The Arts…

‘Psycho’ set for Halloween eve

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The Lincoln Cultural Center’s “Movies on Main” classic movie series will kick off its inaugural season at 3 p.m. Sunday with a free one- time screening of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller “Psycho.” The movie, which stars Janet Leigh and Anthony Perkins, marks the first film shown in the Timken Performance…

New ministry focuses on letters

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The ministry “Letters from Dad” was born during the aftermath of a death. George Vaughn, the ministry’s creator, was cleaning out his father’s house and putting things in order when he came across a tackle box. Inside, there were rusted fishing hooks and rotted fishing line. His first instinct was…

Lions Club hosts vision screening Oct. 24

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Did you know that diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness? In honor of October being Diabetes Month, the Diabetes Education Program and Self Management Program of Lincoln Medical Center, in cooperation with the Lincolnton Lions Club, will sponsor a free diabetes health fair Monday, Oct. 24 at…

Pen-pals share lifelong friendship

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In 1964, the Beatles ruled, the Rolling Stones rocked and having a pen pal was all the rage. Debbie Whitworth, then 12, was living in Lincolnton when her aunt sent her the address of a 12-year-old English girl. The girl’s name was Lee, and she was the daughter of her…

Local crowned queen

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60th class reunion

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School staff, students aid gulf victims

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During the immediate aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Lincoln County Schools staff and students collected change and checks to go to the American Red Cross relief efforts. On Oct. 12, Louann Freshour, executive director of the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Red Cross, was presented with a check…