Scott Rathbun was injured in a 4-wheeler accident near his home Saturday, August 29. Rathbun and his eldest son Carter were out checking on cattle when the incident happened.
Top: Bentley Zachgo, son of David and Christena Zachgo, bravely walks to the bus for his first day of Preschool. He wasn’t so brave when it came to boarding, however. David had to drive him into school. Bottom: Students from Lucas-Sylvan elementary school assemble outside in the grandstand for their first-day-of-school picture. 2020-2021 will be a little different with the implementation of safety standards to combat Covid-19. Students and teachers are seen here wearing their masks and trying to social distance while taking a group photo. (Courtesy Photos)
After 40 years in business in Lincoln County, Doug and Vicki Lebien are closing the doors on Lebien Seeding and Fencing Co. The company is not going out of business though. The Lebiens have sold the company to Lincoln County natives Mitch and Kimberly Meyer effective September 1, 2020, and has been renamed Meyer Seeding & Fencing.
Tara Kubick, Farm Bureau Financial Services, hosted the Chamber of Commerce monthly What’s Up luncheon held Wednesday, August 19 at the Finch Theatre’s community room.
The first library in Lincoln was established by the city with revenue generated from the local dog tax. Each family paid $1.00 ($27.27 in today’s currency) to use the library.
The staff and students of USD 298 arrive to new and updated procedures for entering the school building on the first day of school. Below: Mrs.
The Kansas Department of Transportation has selected six Kansans as recipients of Transportation Safety Awards for their efforts to improve traffic safety.
For the last 20 years the cities of Lincoln and Sylvan Grove have participated in the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP) pursuant to K.S.A. 12-17, 114 et seq. This plan is intended to spur economic growth by providing a property tax rebate to property owners who make qualified improvements to residential or commercial properties within the city limits of either town. The NRP plan is renewable every four years. Lincoln’s current plan expires December 31, 2020.
At the regular August meeting of the USD #298 board of education, Superintendent Scott Crenshaw told the board the district had received their first reimbursement for COVID-19 related expenses the in the amount of $19,000. Also approved for reimbursement are 150 Chrome Books with protective cases at a total cost of $47,457 for use in grades K-5, and 30 I-pads with protective cases at a total cost of $9,269.50 for use in Pre-k.
Cheers to 80 years!