A flag raising ceremony sponsored by Salt Creek 4-H included a devotion by Pastor Kaye Metzler, the raising of the U.S. flag by John Harlow, the Kansas flag by Rep. Susan Concannon and State Senator Elaine Bowers, the P.O.W. flag by VFW Post #7928, the Barnard Rural Fire flag by Randy Rathbun, 4-H Club flag by members of the Salt Creek 4-H club. The dedication was followed by a soup supper. (Courtesy Photo)
Lincoln County residents have long expressed a need for a local fitness center that accommodates both men and women in their workout routines, is roomy, can serve as a location for an assortment of fitness classes such as yoga or tai chi, is available during uncommon hours for those who work uncommon hours and is reasonably priced. Until recently those requirements seemed almost too much to hope for.
Kevin Reid, account manager with Building Controls and Services, Inc. (BCS) of Wichi ta, presented various options for adding UV light technology to the hospital's existing HVAC system to the Lincoln County hospital's board of trustees at their regular meeting held October 27.
Hunter Lions awarded a Post Rock Community Foundation grant to obtain supplies for child safety throughout the community. With the proceeds from this grant, the Lions were able to provide two baby changing stations, three high chairs, and three booster chairs for the Hunter Community Center, two baby changing stations for Bethany Church, two high chairs and two booster chairs for Trinity Lutheran Church and one high chair and one booster chair for Grace Chapel Methodist Church. Pete Payne assembled the high chairs and booster chairs, and Trevor Arnold installed the baby changing stations. Pictured: Kay Heller, Manager of the Hunter cafe and Community building accepted the 3 high chairs and 3 boosters seat and the 2 baby changing stations from Lions Club secretary Billie Payne. (Courtesy Photo)
In honor of county and community veterans, Salt Creek 4-H has planned a Barnard community flag raising ceremony to be held Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Barnard Community Center.
The Lincoln-Tescott Chargers (LT Chargers) cinched the championship title this weekend defeating the Central Plains Oilers 19-0 in Canton, KS. Back Row (L-R) Coaches: Rob Obermueller, Jake VanDoren, Cory Shearer, Kevin Good and Chad Stirn. 3rd Row: Brody Hurtig, Xavier Miller, Joey Stirn and Jeremiah Miller. 2nd Row: lzaac Hanson, Kaven Jones, Evan Voeltz, Jahdiel Miller, Camden Weber, Ayden McBride and Brock Hurtig. Front Row: Maddox Moore, Makenna Challans, Miles Challans, Alex Dotterer and Reid Johnson. (Photo by Becky Rathbun)
Starting Nov. 2, 2020, the Lincoln County Health Department will begin doing COVID-19 Saliva testing. This is not a rapid test. It may take up to two days to receive test results. There is no charge for this test. Due to grant requirements you must meet the following criteria to be tested:
A staff member at Lincoln Park Manor has tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, according to information received from Administrator Diane Walters. The staff member was retested at the hospital and has been taken off the schedule until results are confirmed. To protect the safety of the residents, LPM is treating this as a positive test.
When Shari Pittenger first began her career as a physical education instructor, she had no idea she would spend more than 30 years at USD #298, or get the level of recognition she recently received!
County commissioner James Gabelmann and Highway Department director Brendan McKay addressed the Lincoln City council at their regular monthly meeting October 12, in regard to repair of the E. Lincoln Ave. bridge by the city park. The bridge is owned by the county and maintenance is the county’s responsibility, but the walkways are the responsibility of the city.