The Finch Theatre Children’s Summer Theatre Academy presented “A Dollop of Disney” under the direction of Pam Curtis. The show featured a medley of famous songs from Disney muscials that have been preformed at past academies. ABOVE: The 2020 Cast Photo. Back Row (L-R): Tru Haesemeyer, Libby Huskey, Camden Weber, Teryn Spear. Grady Stewart, Katelyn Davis, Lilly Behrens, Conner Weber, Noah Keever, Tana Hayworth, Kaylee Babcock. Middle Row: Ruth Jordan, Aleece Moler, Easton Wehrman, Bethany Boyd, Climena Jordan and Hudson Curtis. Front Row: Emna Wehrman, Gage Stewart, Carisa McBride, Jasmine Fenn, Ashley McBride, Bethani Jordan, and Hazel Metz. (Photo by Abby Gerleman)
Another step in Lincoln County Hospital’s “New Beginnings” campaign is the announcement of a new Chief Nursing Officer.
Tommy Berger, left, talks to Logan and Brianna Chapman as Sam Suelter assists at the annual fishing clinic held June 18th. Twenty-two kids under the age of 16 attended the event sponsored by Post Rock Ringneck Chapter 635 of Pheasants Forever. Participants met at the Lincoln City Park for a light supper where they learned the rules of basic fishing on private property before moving on to their designated fishing hole. Rain clouded the occasion but the group was able to get in about an hour and a half of fishing time before Mother Nature sent them home. (Courtesy Photo)
The Lincoln Senior Center, through their Friendship Meals Program, always serves up tasty and nutritious lunches, not only for the senior citizens of the county, but for any age. It’s always a full and balanced meal, including milk and dessert. Anyone under 60 pays the full price of $5.25 per meal. Those 60 or older are asked to make a confidential contribution based on what they can comfortably afford. The suggested voluntary contribution is $3.50.
The Lincoln city council approved a new charter ordinance at their June 8 meeting, removing the residency requirements for the City Clerk and City Fire Chief. The previous ordinance required individuals serving in those capacities to reside within the city limits. The new ordinance, Charter Ordinance #10, while adding certain provisions, exempts the city from the provisions of Kansas statutes 14-205 and 14-1502. The ordinance will be published in the Sentinel for two consecutive weeks.
Kansas Farm Bureau’s campaign to End Hunger has raised $582 in Lincoln County, which was donated to the Lincoln County Food Pantry.
When Governor Laura Kelly closed schools in Kansas due to COVID-19, area students needed to find a way to fill their newly found time while completing their school work on-line. Some found their part-time summer jobs earlier than normal. Some took the time to study on their own, prepare for college, or anything to stay busy. The Dubrinki girls of Sylvan Grove took a different approach to their extra time.
June 8, 2020
A large crowd gathered for the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at Soaring Arrow. Antiques, crafts and treasures can be found at the new store owned by Sarah and Ryan Hageman located 206 E. Court in Lincoln or by calling 785-632-1955. (Courtesy Photo)
At the regular meeting of the USD 298 board of education June 1, baseball coach Ryan Hageman and wrestling coach Nate Naasz made presentations to the board asking them to retain both programs. Each listed several reasons why they feel the programs are important and beneficial to the students.