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Sheridan will become K-5 school

Parents of Sheridan Elementary School students faced grim reality Thursday night at a special meeting called to talk about how best to serve the middle school-age children. "Eventu ...

City's general plan uses village model

According the Lincoln General Plan Update, the future city will utilize a village concept of growth leading to a self-sustaining city that retains a small town feel. Primo Santini, ...

Lincoln students honored for participation in computer art program

Thanks to a unique blend of business and senior citizens, eight students from Lincoln High School were treated Tuesday to a special party at McDonald's. The students were members o ...

Lincoln Brand Feed sidewalk work to be done at night

Lincoln's newest downtown construction project is under way, but most residents might not even know it. That's because the work on the Lincoln Brand Feed sidewalk is being done at ...

Local Native Sons making history

Formed to help preserve history, the Silver Star parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West made history itself May 23. That night, members of the parlor gathered to mark the 120 ...

Lincoln FFA has seen many changes in 50 years

A lot has changed in the 50 years that Lincoln High School has had a Future Farmers of America chapter. Old and new came together last week when the local chapter staged its annual ...

Lincoln resident questions trash pickup policies

Lincoln's James Peak has been questioning the city's Public Works Department about trash pickup. In a letter to the editor in the May 26 issue of the News Messenger, Peak said tha ...

LPD receives $60K in grants from casino

Thanks to the United Auburn Indian Community, Lincoln's Police Activities League will again be able to offer its summer camp program. The United Auburn Indian Community owns Thunde ...

Local artist offers youth art classes

Two art/clay summer sessions are being offered for students in second- through 12th-grade by exhibiting ceramic artist and teacher, Charleen Kerley Pflueger, at her studio in Linco ...

Lincoln Arts show offers a blending of art and poetry

Following the successful run of Feats of Clay XVIII, which closed Sunday, the Lincoln Arts gallery is once again the site of a varied show. June 7 to June 26, the artwork of eight ...

Sheridan gives playground a makeover

Sheridan Elementary School's playground has a new, brighter look, thanks to the efforts of students and parents. "I was driving down the road the other day and suddenly, the mural ...

GEMS music teacher leaves after eventful year

Mario Sebastian's dream will have to carry on without him. Sebastian, the band and choir director at Glen Edwards Middle School and the driving force behind the school's production ...

Stan and Rica: Adventure on the high sea

It took seven years of adventure on the Caribbean Sea for Stan and Rica Harris to decide on making a stake on solid ground. "It was time to settle down," said the Lincoln residents ...

More than just a hot meal

Placer County's Meals on Wheels program in Lincoln has been a godsend. Dennis Hanschew lives in San Francisco, but his mother, Blanche, participates in the Lincoln program. Hansche ...

Who Dunnit?

For those patrons enjoying a dinner in the downstairs portion of Beermann's on Friday night, the gunshots must have been a little unnerving. But for the diners upstairs in the Fift ...