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Catching some air

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There’s a reason they call him Kamikaze Kaylor. With a slew of first place trophies for motorcross racing and a “no fear” approach to 65-foot jumps, Jesse Kaylor has earned the name. “If I wreck or something, they know I’m coming back and I’m going to be at the front…

“Tweety Bird” flies the coop

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Jamie Friday was standing outside his grandmother’s house in Lincolnton Sunday when he got a scare. “My aunt told me to watch out because this bird was coming towards me,” he said. “It flew right over my head into my grandmother’s carport.” Friday says the bird then flew onto the…

Around Town 10/5/2005

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FALL BAZAAR Mt. Anderson Baptist Church on Hwy. 16 will hold its annual Fall Bazaar from 7 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. From 7 – 10 a.m., there will be breakfast biscuits and coffee. The bazaar will include crafts, baked goods, canned goods etc. It will be held in the…

Cooperative extension welcomes new staff member

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A childhood filled with pig raising and 4-H clubs has prepared Leigh Guth for a career with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. “I came after this job,” said Guth, the new family consumer sciences agent. “It does a lot of things I believe.” Guth, who has lived in Lincoln County…

90th birthday

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Weaving a tapestry of beauty

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Quilters now have a store Delores Ellsworth has been doing crafts for most of her life. A voracious reader, Ellsworth came across a book one day that changed her life. “It was a book on quilts and the art of quilting,” she said. As a result of that book, Ellsworth…

This year’s Denver Days one for the record books

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Organizers of the 2005 Denver Days festival are calling the event “record breaking.” According to Denver Days chairman Jerry Earnest, in excess of 20,000 made the two-day festival. “It was the biggest and the best we ever had,” said Earnest. “We’re going to possibly expand to a three-day event. Last…

Enforce sign ordinance, east Lincoln business leaders demand

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East Lincoln business leaders gathered at the East Lincoln Community Center last Wednesday to talk about signs. Specifically, members of the East Lincoln Area Council are concerned that some businesses in the eastern part of Lincoln County are not complying with the sign ordinance. “For nearly a year, the council’s…

Lake Calendar

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FAMILY FUN EVENT The Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Family Fun & After Hours Networking Event at the Lake Norman Yacht Club on Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact the chamber at (704)-664-3898. MARINE COMMISSION MEETING The Mountain Island Lake…

Staying Alive

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Sara Butler (right) also became involved in the fun as she fed her 1-year-old nephew funnel cake. Chris Dean / LTN Photo…