Donald Wolting, Lincoln, will celebrate 90 years of life on October 10, 2020. He was born and raised in Lincoln County, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1949, and a lifelong resident, farming ground south of Lincoln. Don served his country during the Korean war, stationed at Ft. Hood, TX. He has also been a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. His hobbies include hunting and fishing, and still enjoys putting his hook in the water every chance he gets.
Dalton Cooper (left), Lincoln Jr./Sr. High School senior signed with the United States Air Force, Monday, September 28, 2020. Dalton will attend basic training following graduation in May of 2021. Dalton is pictured with TSgt Daniel Buford, Career Counselor/Recruiter for the U.S. Air Force. (Courtesy photo)
Signs of the fall season are showing up all around Lincoln. Trees changing colors and season flowers fill porches for decoration. (Photos by Abby Gerleman)
The VFW Auxiliary will once again assist the Citizens State Bank with the Toy Run conducted by the Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club. Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 11, the Run will begin in Sylvan Grove at 1:00 and will end at the Bank where the toys will be stored until they are used in the Bank’s annual Christmas Angel Tree project. The Auxiliary will supply homemade cookies and drinks at the VFW Hall following.
Dave and Melissa Gurney were chosen by the Lincoln PRIDE committee for their Community Volunteer award. The Gurney’s spend much of their free time mowing and grooming overgrown yards around Lincoln to make the community look more inviting. (Courtesy photo)
Saturday, September 5 the Vesper Community Center drew a group of 85 Bingo players, who collectively won $601 over 20 games of bingo.
Farmway Credit Union celebrated with a retirement reception for long time employee Kathy Anderson (right) on Friday, August 28. Marci Metz (left) of Lincoln has been hired to fill the position. (Photo by Abby Gerleman)
Lois Walter, of Sylvan Grove, hosted a piano recital Saturday, August 15, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church’s Parish Hall in Sylvan Grove. Performers included (L-R) Back Row: Anna Feldkamp, Isaac Schultz, Layne Buttenhoff, Jacob Schultz. Middle Row: Lois Walter, Abigail Feldkamp, Kenzley Frederking. Front Row: Cason Seehafer, Ben Feldlkamp, Adelyn Mills, Nash Seehafter, Briggs Seehafer. The students, ranging in age from young beginners to high school age, played two solos each as well as a duet with Mrs. Walter. Over 50 people attended the event which included refreshments. Even though the students’ lessons were briefly interrupted by Covid-19 restrictions earlier this year, Walter reported that several of the students actually advanced, as they practiced more during the Covid lock-down. This event was Lois Walter’s 27th consecutive piano recital. (Courtesy photo)
The home of Omar and Carol Hair was chosen as the PRIDE Yard of the Month for September. The Lincoln Pride Committee selects a yard to feature each month. (Courtesy photo)
Mable Bettenbrock will be celebrating her 95th birthday on September 5, 2020. She grew up in the Falun area and lived in Brookville for many years. She was married to Jack Bettenbrock for almost 50 years. Her last employment was at the Brookville Hotel.