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Around Town 6/13/2005

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FAMILY REUNION The 52nd Reunion of the Lightfoot William and Rebecca Boggs Hoyle Family will be held this Sunday at 1 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall located on Hwy. 182 in Cherryville. A business meeting will follow lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a well-filled picnic basket.…

Maryvale Daycare five-year olds graduate to first grade

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VALE — Caps were straightened, gowns were zipped up, chewing gum was spit out and everyone was asked if they had to go to the bathroom. Twenty-three 5-year-olds received their diplomas Saturday at Maryvale Daycare’s graduation ceremony. Sister Mary Frances gives an award to Grace Chambless. Chris Dean / LTN…

50th Anniversary

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Wallace and Mary Ellen Wentz Keener celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 26. They have one son, Andy Keener and one granddaughter, Lauren Keener. The couple celebrated May 21 with a surprise dinner with family and friends at the Lincolnton Sportsman’s Club. Contributed / LTN Photo…

Around Town 6/10/2005

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BIBLE SCHOOL Massapoag Baptist Church, 2139 Laboratory Road will hold a one-day Bible school on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PLANNING SESSION The Democratic Party of Lincoln County will hold a strategic planning session, Tuesday, June 14 at the Lincolnton campus of Gaston College in the…

Road-tripping with the Bible

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Vacation Bible School students can now expand their horizon of learning through road trips — minus cramped backseats — and the nagging question: Are we there yet? “It’s just a fun way to connect to different areas, along with the Bible and life learning,” said Pastor David Walker Jr. of…

Relay makes record

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After amassing a total of $188,000 for the 2005 Lincolnton Relay for Life, captains of the event’s 50 teams had reason to celebrate. “Do we know how to Relay or what?” said John Dancoff, co-chair of the event, at a celebration held Tuesday night at the Lincoln Senior Center. The…

A lady slipper’s paradise

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As a child, Ron Ballard’s mother took him out to the woods in search of pink lady slippers. He was always taught not to touch – except on mother’s day, when he was allowed to pick a single flower. “There were never more than a dozen,” said Ballard. Now an…

Five generations

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St. Cyprian’s built on equality

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The Rev. William A. Wetmore, rector of St. Luke’s Epsicopal Church in Lincolnton was a great believer in religious rights for everyone. He truly believed this for all citizens, white, black, red or brown. He and his church board organized a Sunday school class for blacks at St. Luke’s in…

Few dairy farms left in Lincoln

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G.K. Davis wakes up every morning at 6 a.m., feeds his 1,000 cattle and runs Lincoln County’s largest dairy farm. “We don’t get up at four in the morning anymore,” Davis said referring to the past schedules of dairy farmers. As June is Dairy Appreciation Month, Davis has many hopes…