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50th anniversary

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William Kenneth Payseur and Linda Elaine Payseur of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th anniversary Dec. 24. They were married Dec. 24, 1960 at Landers Chapel Methodist Church in Lincolnton. They celebrated their anniversary at Texas Road House on Christmas Eve and with a barbecue lunch with family on Christmas Day. Their…

Donations to Christian Ministry Christmas fund

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The following donations have been made to Christian Ministry of Lincoln County’s Christmas Fund: n Harold Dean Thomas — $20 n Charles Reeves III — $100 n Mr. and Mrs. George Gardner — $50 n Mr. and Mrs. David Setzer — $25 n Lincoln Co. Senior Citizens — $500 n…

Church Briefs

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CROUSE COMMUNITY SERVICE Crouse and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Churches will host a community wide Christmas Eve Candlelight Carol Service at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, Hwy 182, Lincolnton. Come as you are and bring your friends! CHRISTMAS CANTATA New Covenant United Methodist Church…

Around Town 12/24/2010

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TOYS FOR TOTS Red Rabbit, 3265 E. Highway 27, is a drop-off location for Toys for Tots. Hours for the remainder of Christmas week are 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. For more information, call (704) 735-3640. WINTER BREAK CAMPS…

Photo studio participates in charity model search

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J&L Photography, of Lincolnton, is participating in the 2011 International Charity Model Search to select “North America’s Cutest Kid” and raise funds for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS). NILMDTS is a nonprofit organization committed to assisting parents and their families who experience the tragedy of an…

Heesch prepares to close Fine Framing

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Harry Heesch’s late father was a wonderful painter, but not very good at making picture frames for his work. “My parents were artists and they were very poor so my father would build his own frames for his paintings,” Heesch said. “They were so bad I wondered who made good…

Surge in demand forces ELCM to relocate its holiday distribution

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Normally, East Lincoln Christian Ministry passes out its holiday meals and toy bags to clients at its main building in Denver. But this year, the ministry had so many recipients, it moved the pick-up location to a warehouse, not far from the main building. The ministry passed out 325 Christmas…

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Around Town 12/22/2010

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TOYS FOR TOTS Red Rabbit, 3265 E. Highway 27, is a drop-off location for Toys for Tots. Hours for the remainder of Christmas week are 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. For more information, call (704) 735-3640. WINTER BREAK CAMPS…

Firefighters enjoy getting to play ELF

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Susan Davidson’s two sons, Zachary, 8, and Luke, 6, experienced Christmas a little early this year. On Thursday, they got to go on a shopping spree at Wal-Mart, thanks to East Lincoln Fire Department’s second annual “ELF-Fund” project. Prior to the shopping spree, the families were treated to a free…