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Around Town 11/28/2008

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HOME EDUCATORS Lincoln County Home Educators’ 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place 7 p.m. tonight at Covenant Bible Church Family Life Center. There will be performances by the concert band, chorus, chorale and drama team. There will also be an exhibition of science, history, 4-H and art projects. BLOOD DRIVE…

Christmas time is here

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Getting ready for the parade

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Preparations for the Cat Square Christmas Parade are in full swing. Nominations for this year’s honorary mayor will be accepted Saturday at the Cat Square Superette. Voting will take place Dec. 6. “I’m not a political analyst, but I predict in our area a heavy turnout due to the election…

WLHS student powers vehicles with used oil

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When the cost of gas shot up, West Lincoln High School student Granger McKee, 18, decided to take matters into his own hands. McKee went to local car shops for used motor oil and local restaurants for used cooking oil. He used both to power his motor vehicles. “I looked…

Making blankets for kids in need

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Soup Kitchen Volunteer

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YMCA Prayer Breakfast

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Gravesite for Confederate soldier being dedicated

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A gravesite dedication at Macedonia Baptist Church will honor a Lincoln County Confederate soldier 116 years after his death. Members of the Colonel William A. Stowe Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp in Dallas will honor Private Richard Alexander McCorkle 3 p.m. Saturday. McCorkle, enlisted with the 52nd North Carolina regiment…

Scoopz offers new twist on ice cream

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Scoopz, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor in Denver, has put a modern twist on service. Not only does this ice cream shop sell an array of frozen treats but it also provides DVD rentals to customers. “We wanted to be a family-oriented business,” said co-owner William Morton. “Families (on-the-go) can…

‘Dump’ brings spiritual counsel to Mustangs

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His title is director of student ministries at Lucia Baptist Church, but most people call him “Dump,” a nickname bestowed on him by his mother. To players on the East Lincoln High School football team, however, he has another name: Chaplain. Over the past four years, Anthony “Dump” Harper has…