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Beard sets tone for Mustang batters

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DENVER — East Lincoln senior Randy Beard is having a career year and so too are his teammates. As a leadoff man, Beard is expected to get on and base and make things happen, but to Mustangs baseball head coach Chris Matile, he does more than just that. “Randy is…

Community Calendar

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CLUBS, GROUPS LiSCO meeting The Lincoln Shoreline Community Organization will hold a general meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Unity Presbyterian Church in Denver. The keynote speaker will be Von Moody, who will speak on real estate valuation processes in North Carolina. For more information, call (704) 996-7900. Wayne’s Friday…

Around Town 5/6/2009

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COUNTY PARKS Lincoln County Parks and Recreation is accepting reservations for the shelters at Beatty’s Ford and West Lincoln Parks. Both parks will officially open Saturday. For more information or to make a reservation, call (704) 748-1518 or visit www.lincolncounty.org. QUILT GUILD The Lincolnton Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet from…

Arts Council of Lincoln County announces winners

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The Arts Council of Lincoln County has the following announced the winners of the 2009 Flo Robinson Literary Competition: Prose: Elementary School First place: “The Gray Knight and the Dragon” by Max Cogan, Rock Springs Second place: “The Time Machine Club” by Eric Gunter, Union Third place: “The Island Legend”…

Around Town 5/4/2009

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BLOOD DRIVE Trinity Lutheran Church in Vale will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2:30-7 p.m. this afternoon in the church fellowship hall. All donors can enter a drawing for a cruise. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. TENT MEETING The Rev. Don Curtis…

Science Fair winners

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Around Town 5/1/2009

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ECA TRIPS The Extension Community Association, an organization under the umbrella of Cooperative Extension, is sponsoring a bus tour May 11-13 to Charleston, S.C. The tour includes three plantations and gardens, a riverboat cruise, visit to the aquarium, a guided tour through Charleston and other specials. Tour cost includes bus,…

Survivor continues the fight

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Barbara Farnsworth, 61, received an unpleasant Christmas present in 2007. While she did her routine breast exam, she found something strange. “It was different than anything I had felt before,” Farnsworth said. She tried to put her worry from her mind. “A lot of it’s denial, I think,” Farnsworth said.…

Early detection key

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In 1985, Priscilla Wise was diagnosed with cancer. She was in her late 30s and had two young children at home. “They found a tumor,” she said. “(My doctor) felt 95 percent sure that it was colon cancer, and of course, it was a shock to hear. It’s a shock…

Denver resident takes cancer in stride

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Don Putnam has been involved with the East Lincoln Relay for Life since its inception more than a decade ago — shortly before he, himself, was diagnosed with prostate cancer. At the time, he was 69 years old. His grandfather and four aunts had died of cancer, and he knew…