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Snow day in Denver

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Adult dodgeball comes to Denver

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Keith Sherrill and Lindsay Ross wanted to offer a different sport for adults at East Lincoln Community Center. The two Lincoln County Parks and Recreation employees stumbled across dodgeball, typically played in elementary school. “Out west, this dodgeball stuff is off the freaking hook,” said Sherrill, facility coordinator. “They have…

Around Town 2/3/2010

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SCHOLARSHIP The Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship is available to all high school seniors in Lincoln County. Applications are available from high school guidance counselors and at the Extension Office. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. March 1. For more information, call the Cooperative Extension at (704) 736-8450. RELAY…

Five generations

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Around Town 2/1/2010

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SCHOLARSHIP The Lincoln County Farmer Terracing Scholarship is available to all high school seniors in Lincoln County. Applications are available from high school guidance counselors and at the Extension Office. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. March 1. For more information, call the Cooperative Extension at (704) 736-8450. LHS…

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Engagement: Duren, Beard

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Dr. and Mrs. Jerry Duren of Stanley announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Nicole Duren to Adam McCall Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Beard of Lincolnton. Kristen, a graduate of East Gaston High School, is currently attending Gaston College. She is employed by Touched By An Angel…

Detectives seek tips on trailer theft

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Detectives are asking for information on a person who took a utility trailer from an East Lincoln business last month. Around 7 a.m. Jan. 23, a 12-foot, black utility trailer was taken from Superior Power Products, located at 3840 N.C. 16 in Denver, Detective Matt Burgess said in a news…

Arts Council announces winners of annual competition

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The winner of the Arts Council of Lincoln County’s 2010 Amateur Photography Competition didn’t pick up a camera until he was 65 years old. Now 74, he’s won his second Best in Show award for his photograph “Crab Tree Falls One.” “I bought the first (camera) off the Internet for…

Pastor preaches about near-death experience

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An avid hunter, 76-year-old Norman Lutz was sitting in a deer stand in the Virginia Mountains when he had a stroke that left half of his body paralyzed. The minister of Antioch Baptist Church in Lincolnton spent seven hours in that stand doing what came naturally to him. “I prayed,”…