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Meet Ray Leftwich - Lincoln city engineer

Lincoln City Engineer Ray Leftwich takes his job seriously and to him, it’s personal. “My job has always been challenging and dynamic,” said Leftwich, a Lincoln ...

Allens celebrate 65 years together

Editor’s note – The Allens are a longtime Lincoln family so we looked in our archives 65 years ago and found this notation: Lincoln News Messenger June 22,1950 – ...

Become a morning person

Maybe the hardest part of doing stuff is getting started doing stuff.  You know, taking that first step, or in this case, pedal stroke.  You say you’re going to ex ...

‘Bye Bye Birdie’ reminiscent of the 1960s and a young Elvis

If the plot to the 55-year-old “Bye Bye Birdie” musical sounds familiar, that could be because it mimics Elvis Presley’s early experiences as an emerging star. T ...

McBean Pool party

As the temperature inched toward triple digits around 10 a.m. Monday, more than 40 children and their parents splashed in the cool water at McBean Pool in downtown Lincoln. By the ...

Independence Day celebration this Saturday runs all day

Donations for the Lincoln 4th of July celebration have been steady and have nearly paid for everything, a key organizer said Wednesday. “We need a new count but we are real ...

Lincoln City Council holds up Sorrento project

Developers looking for city approval to change a housing project from 116 homes to 39 met with stiff resistance at the June 23 Lincoln City Council meeting. Approval of Sorrento V ...

Former Lincoln mayor remembered

Mary Weir remembers when her husband, Marshall, was on the Lincoln City Council and the city clerk brought a spending request to the meeting. “The Chief of Police, Robert Ji ...

Ray Patterson enjoys Lincoln Hills

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a six-part weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi; the ...

Softball is Bud’s priority

Editor’s note: This is the third in a six-part weekly series of Lincoln Hills softball players and managers who love the game. The June 11 story was on Vern DeVincenzi and th ...