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LCS senior wins video contest with key to future

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Lincoln Charter senior John Schumacher’s entry in the “Voice Your Choice Video Contest” was simple, but impressive enough to earn him first place in the high school division. Schumacher entered the contest as part of his civics and economics class, taught by Lynne Prunier. The video contest allowed the students…

Reindeer Romp set for Sherrills Ford

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The Sherrills Ford-Terrell Rotary will hold its Third Annual Reindeer Romp, featuring a new event, Saturday. The event will include its typical one mile fun run, but also feature a 5K run. Leslie Auton, who is spearheading the event, said the community suggested a 5K run. “Last year, we had…

Around Town 12/6/2010

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COMMISSIONERS The Lincoln County commissioners meeting for Monday will be 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium on the first floor of the Citizens Center in Lincolnton, in order to accommodate the swearing-in of newly elected officials and recognition of exiting officials. Afterwards, a brief reception will be in the lobby outside…

Championship barrel racers

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Alexa Bieberich, 8, (pictured above) competed in the Piedmont Barrel Circuit Finals Nov. 13 and placed first in the Youth 3D Division Barrel Racing. She competed against riders up to the age of 18. She also competed in the Open Finals and placed first in the 4D Division, which is…

Hot shot bowlers

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Around Town 12/3/2010

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CRAFTS AND GIFTS Crouse United Methodist Church, on Old N.C. 150, will hold a Christmas Craft Sale from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit Christian Ministries and Hesed House of Hope. For more information, call (704) 472-0032. CLEAN WATER Clean Water for North Carolina, a nonprofit organization…

Shockfactor baking up a few sweet surprises

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Ronnie and Bonnie Eury, owners of ShockFactor, do not just make and bake cakes. They build cakes. The couple made a Halloween-themed cake for Ronnie Eury’s brother’s wedding. It took the couple two weeks to make the cake. The 28-inch haunted house on the top of the cake was made…

Furniture operations moving to Hickory

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Hooker Furniture will transfer its Bradington-Young office in Cherryville to Hickory by mid-January. Hooker Furniture has two locations in Cherryville, but will be moving its upholstery division on East Main Street to Hickory. The leather cutting and sewing operations on Tot Dellinger Road will remain at their separate facility. Alan…

Crouse house filled with animated lights

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On the night of Thanksgiving, the home of Jeff Crouse turns into a giant, animated light spectacle, and it entertains visitors old and young until the new year. Jeff started making his lights move to music four years ago. Back then, he had about 4,000 lights. Now, he has more…

Sunday toy run to benefit Christian Ministry

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Carolina Faith Riders’ fifth annual Icycle, a toy run for Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, takes place Saturday. Mark Eaker, an event organizer, says he’s not worried about the cold weather. “We’re dedicated riders,” Eaker said. The event begins with a biker worship service at 10:45 a.m. at Hull’s Grove…