Jim Datzman

Congratulations,Lincoln Hills and Jeannine Balcombe

Sent to Jeannine Balcombe, Sun City Lincoln Hills Community Association’s senior director lifestyle and communications: You probably recall that you contacted me quite some ...

The oversight of Lincoln’s parks - a team approach

This is one of a series of articles on parks and recreation activities in the city of Lincoln.   The city of Lincoln is currently blessed with 18 community parks of varying ...

Opinion

I was saddened, but not surprised, by a column (page 5) in the Feb. 9 edition of The News Messenger titled “Is Mayor Peter Gilbert insensitive to the disabled?”  u ...

Lincoln resident 90 years young

Lincoln resident Alice Gonzales started working when she was 9 years old. Hard work and staying busy have kept her active into her 10th decade, she said. Gonzales celebrated her 9 ...

Learn Jan. 21 how to play pickleball

I’d like to thank The Lincoln News Messenger and columnist James Datzman for the comprehensive article on pickleball (Jan. 5). I hope the residents of Lincoln will come down ...

What is pickleball?

If you asked the question, “What is pickleball?” to any senior resident in the newly-formed Sun City Lincoln Hills community in 2000, the answer would most probably hav ...

Thank you, Jim Datzman

I just finished reading Jim Datzman's latest Lincoln News Messenger article, “Youth Basketball a slam dunk in Lincoln," (Nov. 24, page 6, “Youth basketball a s ...

Youth basketball is popular in Lincoln

The 10-year-old youth steps up to the foul line and carefully sets his feet behind the line.  He dribbles the ball and takes a deep breath.  He then whispers to himself t ...

Joiner, Gilbert and Karleskint for City Council

The city of Lincoln currently faces serious challenges, including the need to balance the budget, while seeking new revenue sources and administering the issues associated with new ...

Lincoln residents, officials react to Marks' resignation

Local reaction to the resignation of Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks Friday has been mixed. Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower confirmed that Marks resigned during a meeting the two ...

City officials should support police and fire department chiefs

Jim Datzman's column (Page A5, June 23), "Who runs the Lincoln Police Department?" punctuated an ongoing problem with Lincoln's finances: Our police and ...

Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks recognized for his skills

On April 8th, I attended the monthly meeting of the Downtown Lincoln Association as Police Chief Rex Marks was making a presentation to the business community on the homeless situa ...

Jr. Zebras and Cheer: Youth football, cheering at its finest

Editor’s note: This is the 13th in a series of articles about Lincoln, its parks and its people. It was a typical October afternoon, with the sunshine occasionally break ...

Water decisions an important responsibility

Water wrangles! I appreciated Jim Datzman’s article (Oct. 22, page 4) on the complex process of providing water to our community and, as I read it, found myself thinking of ...

Jim Datzman’s water article very informative

Re “Providing water to Lincoln homes is a complex process,” A 4, Oct. 22, article by Jim Datzman: It is great article by Jim Datzman, which gives us all the transparen ...