With the Fourth of July just a few days away, it is time for the Historical Society to plan for the late summer. The COVID-19 virus made it impractical to open the museum last summer and we have no plans to open it for July.
Rebecca Graham is a champion of municipal governance, but she’d be the last to say anything of the sort.
I am thinking about my daughter April, who has called me every day during the pandemic. I tell her, “I don’t want to be a burden to you,” but she insists the burden is not knowing if I am OK.
Did you know that dogs and cats can have allergies just like people? Signs of an allergic reaction in dogs and cats differ from those in people. Commonly you will see pets scratching, biting, rubbing, and/or chewing themselves. Other symptoms include, but are not limited to, head-shaking, ear problems, recurrent skin infections, skin rashes, respiratory problems, and intestinal problems.
Jefferson resident Donna Brooks has served in the charitable Lions Club International for 33 years and has dedicated her life to helping others and giving back.
In Lincoln County Julie Babb is known as an artist with a finely honed gift of observation and an earned knowledge of her favorite subject. Her bird paintings, informed by her detailed studies of anatomy and behavior, are elevated by her ability to imbue her canvases with an almost poetic realism. But Babb had a rich artistic life before she ever touched brush to canvas to paint a red-tailed hawk in flight.
This story, as told to one mother by another, is a hard one to write. Who does not love a feel-good story, one that makes you stop and smile or become teary-eyed with utter happiness? Then there are the hard-to-hear stories, the ones that reach in and crush your soul, the ones that keep you up at night, the ones that need to be written and very much need to be read. The ones that teach us a lesson and we never forget.
Writing articles for The Lincoln County News is both a rewarding and a difficult task. You might think that crafting perfect sentences and constructing flowing prose can’t be all that difficult. Everyone knows how to talk, and writing is just “talking” presented in hard copy, right?
Once again the flags are flying high and proud in the village for Memorial Day and the summer season. Thank you to B.J. for hanging them. He has a plan to get at least eight more so that they are hanging from most of the poles at both ends of the town.
Newcastle resident Art Mayers is in the process of preserving videotaped oral histories detailing the lives of Lincoln County individuals and different local themes on his YouTube page.
After a very high wind microburst on Sunday, the old horse chestnut tree on the lawn of the house that Paul and Shari Cunningham used to own on Anchor Inn Road decided to give up the good fight and over it went. Luckily it fell across the road and not on the home.
Well folks, got a good one for ya this week. Being like most men, I hate to shop. If I need something, I go buy it, and I’m done. I don’t need to look at 10 of a certain item to pick out the one I want!
Greetings, dear readers! Your “Marilyn Beane’s World” columnist is here with another week of news about my life at Windward Gardens in Camden.
Cortney Geyer still isn’t used to being referred to as an “entrepreneur.”