History

Part one –Fascinating figs

Editor’s note:  This is part one of a two-part column on figs. See all of Jane Tahti’s columns at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. As kids, we loved the neighborhood fig ...

Banks and Banking

The following newspaper entry was compiled by Shoni Jones. No editing changes are made to the copy so that the entry appears as originally published from page 4 of ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 7

1 YEAR AGO Aug. 8, 2013 – City looks to increase utility rates – The city of Lincoln wants to raise utility rates of water, wastewater and solid-waste services for ...

Lincoln archive museum to sell local history book

Lincoln’s history, as told in vintage photographs, is off the presses and ready for sale.  “Images of America—Lincoln,” a 128-page photographic chroni ...

Part One – Rocks have their own history

Rocks can be so special. Once you find them and once you value them, they last forever. They don’t droop or wander off. They sit still on your windowsill. In your flowerb ...

Lincoln Chronicles for July 31

1 YEAR AGO Aug. 1, 2013 – Streets committee to give stop-sign survey – Sun City residents given a  chance to voice opinions – The city of Lincoln street ...

Lincoln Past Present and Future by Mabel Ahart for July 31

The following newspaper entry was compiled by Shoni Jones. No editing changes are made to the copy so that the entry appears as originally published from page 4 of the May 18, 1950 ...

Notable Lincoln athletes Part Two – Recent days

Softball for girls in Lincoln - how it began Eleanor Carnesecca Many of us in Lincoln know Linda Stackpoole as the longtime city clerk and past City Councilwoman but there is ano ...

Lincoln Highway Monument Dedication Ceremony

A crowd of about 60 gathered in Ophir June 26 for a dedication of a new Lincoln Highway (U.S. 40) Monument.  The ceremony was hosted by the Placer County Water Agency, which p ...

Part Five - Lincoln’s Postmistress

This is part five of a five-part series on how Kitty Maitland Fleming arrived in Lincoln. The family story begins in London and Glasgow, moves to Sydney, Australia, and reache ...