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Catawba Springs pupils get talk on dinosaurs

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A lesson at Catawba Springs Elementary School began with an unconventional concept: what dinosaurs taste like. John Colagrande, a former high school teacher and grandfather of second-grader Joe Zimmerman, spoke to Joe’s class about dinosaurs. In 2000, Colagrande and a former student, Larry Felder, published “In the Presence of Dinosaurs.”…

Around Town 5/7/2008

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SECOND FRIDAY FEAST All seniors are invited to Wayne’s Second Friday Feast at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Denver. The cost is $6 per person. This month’s program features music from E.C. Beatty. To register call Paul and Celia Deese at (704) 483-455 or (704) 483-5778. RABIES…

Church plans humorous play with message

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This weekend, the Christian Life Center at Salem United Methodist Church in Denver will be transformed into an Italian restaurant called Luigi’s, and it’s all in the name of drama. The church’s “Acts of Faith” Drama Ministry will perform “Meet Me at Luigi’s” at 7:00 p.m. Friday and Sunday. According…

Fedur opens third home for assisted living

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Seniors who are always on the go have a new place to call home. Mary Fedur recently opened her third Assisted Home Living facility in Denver. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom living facility is located on four acres of land in Ashley Cove. “It’s like living at home … but with a…

North Lincoln’s Torbet making big transition

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Junior Emily Torbet is a spirited player to say the least. She acts as the teams motivator and class clown, but North Lincoln head coach David Johnson said that ultimately she is a leader. “It’s a role she’s working into. She is a leader and everybody looks to her,” he…

Around Town 5/5/2008

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SECOND FRIDAY FEAST All seniors are invited to Wayne’s Second Friday Feast at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Captain Pete’s Restaurant in Denver. The cost is $6 per person. This month’s program features music from E.C. Beatty. To register call Paul and Celia Deese at (704) 483-455 or (704) 483-5778. RABIES…

Education Briefs

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ADVISORY COUNCIL The Lincolnton Student Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. tonight at the Lincoln County Schools central office, North Generals Boulevard, Lincolnton. Council members are asked to invite the selected teachers and principals. Members should also bring a guest, a rising junior or senior at their school, who…

Older Americans Week celebrated by seniors

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Lincoln County senior citizens celebrated Older Americans Week with games, fellowship and food. “All us seniors, we do things whether we’re laughed at or not. We’re just out for the fun of it,” said Willena Rhyne, a participant. “We have to do this to stay young.” The Older Americans celebration…

Helping Hands holds open house

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The Helping Hands Health Clinic held an open house Tuesday in the lobby of the Murphy Cronland Medical Building, which houses the local clinic. Helping Hands was one of 79 clinics in North Carolina that participated in a Statewide Open House sponsored by the North Carolina Free Clinics Foundation. For…

Class teaches quilting technique

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The art of sewing and quilting is not lost. Kids can learn a little about sewing and quilting through a Raggedy Reverse Quilting class offered through the Lincoln County 4-H. The class will be taught by the designer of the technique, Kim DeNault. The Raggedy Reverse Quilting technique cuts through…