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West Lincoln band raffles off Mustang

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A 2005 Mustang could be yours for only $10. You even get to pick its color. West Lincoln High School band students will be selling 3,500 $10 raffle tickets from now until April, and one lucky winner walks home with the new car, which is donated by Armstrong Ford in…

Growing through art

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The opening reception of A Place to Grow’s annual art show was full of noise, smiling children and colorful, wall to wall art Thursday morning. “We weren’t even able to get everything up,” said Denise Zock, director of the preschool. “We had to choose bits and pieces.” The art exhibit,…

Couple lives a storybook life

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It’s a story that belongs in a slightly used paperback novel – two people meet while working at a small, private college. Electricity fills the air. After two weeks of dating, they become engaged. It takes another two weeks for wedding bells to ring. “He told his boss ‘I’m going…

Ordination

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Heard any good books lately?

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Want to catch up on the classics, but don’t have time? Hoping to learn from the good book, but your hands are full? Addicted to mysteries and working a factory job? Audio books come to the rescue! “I’m a tape worm,” said Sue Johnson, an audio book enthusiast. “I love…

50th Wedding Anniversary

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Renewal of vows Joyce Weatherford Hovis and Jack Fredrick Hovis exchanged their 1955 wedding vows in a “Renewal of Vows” service celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Rev. Charles Ingle officiated the Jan. 29 service at First Baptist Church in High Shoals. Carol Anderson, Joyce’s sister, was her matron of honor.…

70th Birthday

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60th Anniversary

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West park to ask for fund grant

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County commissioners have agreed to match a $250,000 grant to West Lincoln Park from the Land and Water Conservation Fund should the grant be approved. The Land and Water Conservation Fund provides money to projects under conditions in order to promote preservation of natural resources. The grant is in addition…

Students gearing up for book battle

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West Lincoln Middle School students have their noses in books. The goal – promote reading and have fun at the same time. The Battle of the Books competition for Lincoln County is heating up. The battle will be held at 9 a.m. March 18 at North Lincoln High School between…