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Triumphant March home

After spending 11½ months in Iraq, returning California National Guard Spc. Eric March thinks the country's key to democracy is time. "It's not something that happens in the ...

Remembering Mayor Mason

For 11 years, Richard James Mason served Lincoln as either mayor or a city councilman. He became a "walking encyclopedia" with regard to the city's government and inner workings. ...

Wallace named new publisher of News Messenger

Gold Country Media's newspaper groups will have new publishers in March, ann-ounced Bill Brehm Jr., president of Brehm Communic-ations, Inc. Beginning next month, Tony Hazarian wil ...

Lincoln resident among group delivering Valentine serenades

Lincoln's Norman Smith wants to make Valentine's Day special for local residents. He and other members of the Sacramento Capitolaires, a men's barbershop choral group, will blanket ...

McBean Park ball fields slated to receive facelifts

Members of the Lincoln community are stepping up to the plate to help youth play ball on a field in McBean Park. The city is doing its share as well, paying for improvements to a s ...

Asbestos found upstairs in Carnegie library by construction crews

Asbestos was found in the upstairs portion of the Lincoln Carnegie Library while construction crews were working on renovations. "It was slightly over the legal limit," Darla Wegen ...

Centex's 'Hawk' developments soaring in Three D South subdivision

Editor's note: This ongoing series will focus on the many construction projects occurring in Lincoln. If there's some dirt or wood moving that you're interested in learning about, ...

Art for the New Years Lincoln Arts show runs through Feb. 25

Lincoln Arts gallery opened its second show of the year this week. Showcased are a mix of watercolors, oil paintings, pastels, painted porcelains and ceramics. Art for the New Yea ...

Sudoku debuts today in News Messenger

Move over crossword puzzles - the newest daily puzzle craze is Sudoku. And foothill residents appear to be obsessed with it. Sudoku is a number placement puzzle that many say is ea ...

Sit Spot, sit

When it came time for the Al and Vi Brandon to come out of their brief retirement, their new business venture, Sitting Service, seemed like the ideal one. "When we had our own busi ...

Reaching out a helping hand

From the attention Shyrln Schutt received in being named volunteer of the month in March 2005 and one of five volunteers of the year Tuesday night, she hopes the youth will be insp ...

Lincoln Lighthouse serves as beacon for children, families

The Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center is about to embark on a new chapter in its 10-year history. "I'm pretty amazed at how far we've come in Lincoln," said Teresa R ...

State's first millionaire was part of Lincoln's history

California's first millionaire had a direct role in Lincoln's history - a rather peculiar role. "Sam Brannan, who is heavily interested in the California Central Railroad, visited ...

Memory of Bob Culbertson

- Editor's note: Herbert Hughes is a writer and Lincoln Union High School classmate of Bob Culbertson. He wrote this memory as a tribute to his friend. Hughes is the centerfielder ...

Former atheist speaks of how he discovered God

Did Christ ever exist? Last week, an Italian Judge took under advisement arguments on whether a Catholic priest should stand trial for asserting that Jesus Christ existed. This is ...