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Love Memorial Elementary aids tsunami victims

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Children at Love Memorial Elementary School are lending a hand to victims of the South East Asia tsunamis. Staff and students recently started a service project, “Give a Heart, Lend a Hand.” Each day money is collected in buckets and added to the fund to help those affected by the…

Fire destroys home

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VALE — Officials are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a house in western Lincoln County Monday evening. The fire broke out at 6454 Sain Milling Road at about 5:15 p.m. Monday, said Kelly Yount, captain of the Union Volunteer Fire Department. Three other departments…

Around Town 1/26/2005

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CUP OF GRACE The following events will take place this weekend at Cup of Grace Coffeehouse: Maple Creek, bluegrass harmonies with a traditional flare, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Phat Chance, oldies, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cup Of Grace Coffeehouse is located at 115 W. Court Square.…

Science students to `hit the kits`

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Students studying science will soon be hitting the kits rather than books. The curriculum committee of the Lincoln County Board of Education discussed the need to move towards hands-on activities rather than textbooks in science Monday night. “Children have got to have hands-on, active learning,” said Michele Bowen, second-grade teacher…

Accident-Free Atmosphere

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Lake Calendar

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EL COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB The East Lincoln Community Garden club will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Webbs Chapel Church, Denver. The program will be presented by Marta Carlson, of Paradise Gardens. Membership is open to area residents and…

Money grows on trees

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Community Partners

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Cold prompts health and safety concerns

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Dropping temperatures can raise health concerns for many. Keeping warm should be a priority, said Maggie Dollar, director of the Lincoln County Health Department. “Exposure to cold temperatures can cause your body to lose heat faster than it can be produced,” she said. “If prolonged, exposure to cold will eventually…

Around Town 1/24/2005

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BLOOD MOBILES The Red Cross will have two blood mobiles on Tuesday, Jan 25. One will be located at Robert Bosch Tool Company from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the second one will be at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church on S. Grove Street, from 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.…