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Just Peachy – Farmers boast plentiful peach crop

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Peach lovers rest at ease. This year’s crop promises plentiful and tasty peaches through August, says area farmers. “(The crop) is looking good. It seems like an excellent season so far,” said Harvey Webb, owner of Webb’s Orchard. The season started at the beginning of June and should continue through…

Junior Charity League of Shelby to present Debutantes

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Sixty teens from 12 area cities and towns will be presented to society in the Junior Charity League of Shelby’s 59th Annual Debutante Ball Saturday. The weekend’s activities began this morning with a Debutante registration and coffee at the home of Judge James and Paige Morgan. Tonight will include a…

Art A-Plenty

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Haleigh Bennett paints a flower pot Tuesday morning in Donna McMahon’s class. The Lincoln Arts Council held its annual Art Camp this week at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Students experimented with paint, ink, sculpture and various avenues of the arts. The young artists held an art show this morning to…

Music and mayhem unite

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Teens and adults hail Conrad Birdie and proclaim him an “All American Boy” as he arrives in Sweet Apple, Ohio during the Lincoln Theatre Guild’s production of “Bye, Bye Birdie.” Jenny Walling / LTN Photo Sweet Apple, Ohio is brimming with controversy. Teenagers fight with their parents. Boyfriends struggle to…

Upcoming Events

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· The Lincoln Cultural Center host Kids Sing vocal camp Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids Sing will teach children ages 6-12 vocal and stage presentation skills. The camp will be taught by Tony Bathea. Students will perform a grand finale in the Timken Performance Hall on…

Spelling Bee Winners

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Lincoln Christian Academy held a spelling bee May 5. (Above) First grade winners were Caleb McSwain, first place, Lindsey Hager, second place, and Katie Shain, third place. (Below) Second grade winners were Donavon Marshall, first place, Ashton Johnston, second place, and Christian Sipe, third place.…

Debutante party

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Lauren Nicole Link was honored May 23 with a mother-daughter jewelry debutante party by her aunt, Susan Lockridge of Cherryville, and her grandmother, Peggy Schronce of Lincolnton. Lincolnton debutantes (from left) are Hailey Smith, Ashley Sigmon, Haley Caldwell, Summer Harrison, Lauren Link, Candace Helms, Ashley Arlow and Sade Carter.…

Caring for pets during the dog days of summer

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Americans have a love affair with their cars — and their pets. During the summer months, however, the combination can be deadly. Heatstroke might have killed a litter of kittens if Kim Intino, manager of HSUS’s Animal Services Consultation Program, hadn’t noticed their frantic movements while walking through a mall…

Farmers Market

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Vegetables, like these grown locally by Jerry and Diane Peeler, are available at the Farmers Market located on Sigmon Road. Kevin Starr / Contributed…

Addressing the issue, finding help

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A deep, dark hole surrounded Kathy Dellinger. For the first time, she knew how her husband lived many years of his life. “I did get a taste of depression myself after my husband died, and I can’t imagine living like that from day to day,” she said. “It’s a dark…