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Taking a swing

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QUESTION of the WEEK

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“Do you think east Lincoln County needs to have a permanent office for social services?” Kristen Sorrento, Denver: “I don’t know. I don’t know of any services here. I guess it would be good. I’m not really aware of the need for that here, but I wouldn’t want to voice…

Constitution Week

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All he has to do is sing naturally

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For 19-year-old Adam Rose of Maiden, being a musician just comes naturally. “My whole family does music, literally everyone,” he said. According to Rose, the members of his father’s side of the family are known to be musically inclined. He says his dad is a keyboard player and his grandmother,…

Back-to-school tips recommended

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Summer is coming to an end and students are heading back to school. Safety is a subject that should be on every student’s mind, Lincoln County Sheriff Tim Daugherty said. According to local authorities and the American Red Cross, there are several ways for students to protect themselves from dangerous…

Around Town 8/22/2008

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FARM TRACTOR SHOW The C. Grier Beam Truck Museum will sponsor an Antique Farm Tractor Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. The tractor show will have food, tours of the museum and raffles. A People’s Choice Award will also be given to the tractor that receives the most…

Around Town Church Activities

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RECYCLING EFFORT Trinity Lutheran Church, located next to the post office in Vale, is conducting a recycling campaign. The church is accepting newspapers, cardboard and magazines. Proceeds will go to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County. For more information, call the church office at (704) 276-1257. COME READ WITH ME Come…

Man celebrates 101st birthday

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Hillard Anthony, 101, has lived a life of clean living and hard working. “Hard work will never kill no one,” he said. He was born in Northbrook in 1907 when a new car cost $500 and gas was 6 cents a gallon. He now lives on his own two miles…

Produce builds strong marriage

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The couple that gardens together, stays together. “He likes to play in the dirt, so do I, and we help each other a lot” said Loretta Payseur of her husband, George. The couple has been married for 30 years. “Both of our first mates died, and we both remarried again,…

Class offers support

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The Lincoln County Family YMCA’s Health Quest Weight Management Class will help participants lose weight, but don’t expect any quick fixes. “It’s those small baby steps that get you there,” said Donna Sassano, senior wellness member experience director, of weight loss. “It’s just making that long-term commitment.” The eight-week program…