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Around Town 7/27/2007

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HOTDOG SALE A hotdog sale benefit will be held at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Kim Sisk Friday. Proceeds will go towards medical bills. REVIVAL Roseland Baptist Church, located at 1172 Rosehill Drive, will hold a revival Aug. 1-3 at 7 nightly. Speaker will be the Rev. Larry Little. Everyone…

Fallen serviceman honored

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He may not have died overseas, but Sgt. James “Jamie” Lynch lost his life loving and in service of his country. The Lincoln County resident, age 30, was killed Saturday in a single-car accident off Interstate 40 in Greensboro on his way to weekend duty in Raleigh with the National…

Around Town 7/25/2007

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BIBLE SCHOOL Leonards Fork Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, which began July 22, is in session through Friday. Still time to participate. VBS takes place 5 – 8 p.m. All welcome. Take N.C. 182 West, turn left on Leonards Fork Church Road. GOSPEL SINGING Crouse Baptist Church will have a…

Lincolnton team brings medals home

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Competing with an average 30-plus athletes per event, Twist and Tuck team members brought home nine medals, 21 top 10 finishes and 16 top 20 awards from the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics Trampoline and Tumbling National Championships held in Memphis, Tenn. during late June. Three team members Lukas Young, Graham…

Little Boy, Big Squash

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Church of God’s fried pie free for all

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The women of the Lincolnton Church of God have worked hard all summer producing homemade apple pies for September’s Apple Festival. “By one o’ clock, we’re sold out every year, and every year they say, ‘Make more, make more, make more,’” said Carol King, president of the Lincolnton Church of…

Proud graduates

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What began as a challenge…

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Because retirement didn’t sit well with Bill Noblitt, and with time on his hand, he began crafting lighthouses (above) as well as turtle-head footstools (below). Chris Dean / LTN Photo Bill and Judy Noblitt met on a blind date and have been married for 18 years, but it wasn’t until…

Infirmities no impediment training for the triathlon

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Despite facing individual health issues, a father, mother and son trained hard and took on a triathlon together. “For all of us to be at the park together – that’s a big thing,” said Linda Cantelmi. The trio competed most recently in a triathlon held at Latta Park Plantation in…

Farewell

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