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Many options for bikers Saturday

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These motorcycles were entered into the 2007 Bike Show. Entry fee into the 2008 Bike Show is $10. LTN File Photo Motorcycle enthusasists will have plenty to do at this year’s Hog Happenin. First up is the 2008 Terrell Camping Center Poker Run, which will begin at 10 a.m. in…

Notable Music gives lessons in all instruments

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“Bringing music to life for everyone” are the words Buffy Macsherry lives by. Macsherry and her husband, Stewart, opened Notable Music in 2006. The Macsherrys and five other instructors teach students of all ages how to play everything from piano to drums. “We try to cover every type of instrument…

Lincoln’s youngest philanthropist?

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Most 6-year-olds probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how they can make the world a better place. John Ari isn’t your typical 6-year-old. “When he meets you he will shake your hand and say, ‘Pleased to meet you,’” Hilmi Ari, John’s father said. And it seems the…

School’s club for running gains speed

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A new club at Catawba Springs Elementary has had a running start – and not just figuratively. In March, fourth-grade teacher Mari Fisher began Catawba Springs’ Running Club. Students met twice a week for about 45 minutes after school. During their meetings, Fisher said the children ran “anywhere from one…

Pageant set for Aug. 9

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Applications are being accepted for the 30th Annual Miss Lincoln County Apple Queen Scholarship Pageant. The pageant will be held Aug. 9 at the James W. Warren Citizens Center. Contestants must be a rising high school senior as of Fall 2008 and no older than 23. They must also be…

Drowning victim’s body retrieved in lake

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Rescue workers recovered the body of 62-year-old Sandy Garris of Iron Station Sunday, two days after his boat capsized at Mountain Island Lake. Susan Roscoe, emergency medical technician for the Lucia-Riverbend Volunteer Fire Department, said Garris left his residence around 10:30 a.m. Friday to go on a fishing trip. Family…

40 senior citizens attend national health, fitness day

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More than 40 senior citizens attended the National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday morning at the Lincoln County Senior Center. “This is our sixth year hosting the event, which promotes health and fitness among seniors,” Marti Hovis, program and services coordinator, said. The national event occurs the last Wednesday…

Around Town 5/30/2008

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HOYLE REUNION The descendents of John Sidney and Isabelle Morrison Hoyle will have their reunion Sunday in the fellowship hall at Roseland Baptist Church, 1172 Rose Hill Drive, Lincolnton. A covered-dish lunch will be served around 1 p.m. Family and friends are invited. For more information, contact Margie Hoyle at…

Church Briefs

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MOVIE NIGHT The Christian Singles Fellowship at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lincolnton will host a movie night 7 p.m. June 7 in the fellowship hall. The film “Another Perfect Stranger” will be featured. BIBLE SCHOOL Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 4136 Mount Pleasant Road, Sherrills Ford, will have vacation Bible…

Summer stories

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The West Lincoln Branch Library is offering free summer reading programs that consist of magicians, musicians and puppets. The theme is “Catch the Reading Bug.” “People in the community love and appreciate the programs,” branch supervisor, Selina Keever, said. Last year, more than 150 children attended the summer programs. “They’ll…