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Hosting families turns into a sea of red tape

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Lincoln County residents who want to host families in the wake of Hurricane Katrina have a lot of waiting ahead of them. Area churches that were hoping to spearhead the effort have found themselves weighed down with red tape and FEMA regulations. “That can be somewhat of a bureaucratic entanglement,”…

Horse happy

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A twist of fate has landed an Iron Station equestrian on the cover of a national magazine. Appaloosa Horse Journal’s September issue features East Lincoln High School senior Mariah Bell and her horse, Dovie. “Of course I don’t have the cutest look on my face, but I was jumping a…

BMX champion

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Over $200k in grants awarded

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Two local fire departments recently received federal grants. The Hugh’s Pond Volunteer Fire was awarded $124,076 by the 2005 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The Lincolnton Fire Department received $81,244. The program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Thousands of fire departments throughout the country are benefiting…

New park goal of two

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On a typical day, Ivy Runyan enjoys taking her two sons, Ethan and Eric to the park. But instead of staying in the east Lincoln area, Runyan is finding herself having to drive elsewhere. “We are always driving to Huntersville, Cornelius and even Charlotte,” Runyan said. The lack of playgrounds…

Lake Calendar

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OPEN HOUSE East Lincoln Christian Ministries will hold an open house at 4278 Catawba Burris Road on Sunday, Sept. 11. The community is invited to come and tour the new building and enjoy refreshments. For more information call ELCM at (704) 483-4415. CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP Christian Women’s fellowship will take…

Highway accident between car, truck claims life of Denver man

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DENVER — A man died early Tuesday morning after a wreck on N.C. 16, about three miles south of Denver. John Kurth Dohmann III of 3441 Governor’s Island Drive was traveling north on N.C. 16 when his 1998 Mazda veered over the center line and struck a gasoline tanker truck.…

Around Town 9/7/2005

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DISASTER RELIEF FUND Donations for the Katrina Disaster Relief fund will be collected at Friday night’s football game at Lincolnton High School. Checks can be made out to the American Red Cross Society. SOUP SALAD AND SCRIPTURE Soup, salad and scripture will begin at First Baptist Church, Thursday. The lunch…

Isn’t she lovely?

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Want to help Katrina victims? Here’s where to turn

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Below is a list of agencies, churches and other organizations that are mounting efforts to help Hurricane Katrina victims. The Lincoln Times-News will run this list at least once per week for the time being. If you know of or are part of a group that is not listed, please…