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Man answers opportunity`s knock by opening his own business

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Opportunity is something Denver businessman Michael Ottinger has always looked for. It was opportunity that brought him to Lincoln County in 1991 and it’s opportunity that led Ottinger to open his own financial planning and tax preparation practice this past January. “I came up here to take a position with…

Church holds missions conference

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Missionaries who normally work throughout the world made a stop at Lakeshore Presbyterian Church in Denver recently for an evening of fellowship, encouragement and education. More than 100 parishioners and community members gathered Friday, March 10, to dine on ham or fried chicken, macaroni and cheese and cheesecake, while listening…

Teacher has power to lift both body and minds – hers and students

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When Jennifer Thompson met and married her husband, Donovan, back in 1998, little did she know their honeymoon would lead to a new-found passion —- one in which she couldn’t “weight” to get started. — powerlifting. It all started at the renowned Muscle Beach in Venice Beach, California. “I saw…

Looking back to December 1970, when the old city hall was newly dedicated

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Finally, the big day will soon be upon the citizens of Lincolnton, when the new City Hall/Fire Station facility, 114/116 W. Sycamore St., gets dedicated 2 – 5 p.m. Sunday, April 9. In honor of the upcoming event, the Lincoln Times-News this week will rerun articles and features from December…

Around Town 3/27/2006

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WILDFLOWER HIKES South Mountains State Park will hold spring wildflower hikes from 1-3 p.m. on Saturdays in April and the first Saturday in May. A ranger will lead these moderate two-mile hikes. Meet at the park office. Space is limited and pre-registration may be required for some of the programs.…

Performers readying for fourth annual Heafner-Williams Vocal Competition

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It is often said that a civilization is remembered more for its contributions to arts and science than for most anything else. One need only look to the Roman Empire as an example how much truth there is to that. Short of its military conquests and its decline in morality…

Vroom Vroom

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Volunteers use their wheels to deliver meals

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LINC Home Meals volunteers, who spend their time, energy and gas money helping the less fortunate, were honored with a luncheon held at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Tuesday. “Real commitment doesn’t happen quite as often as it used to, so we certainly appreciate what you do,” the Rev.…

Arts Council director retires after 10 years

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When Mary Jane Howard first took the position of executive director of the Lincoln Arts Council, it seemed like a perfect fit. She was active in the theater, wrote poetry and loved art of all kinds. She also had a background in finance. At the time, the Arts Council had…