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Separate but equal

Separate. But equal. How odd. Such a small town. Such a small collection of children per grade level. And yet we were separated for eight years. And yet , for no apparent rea ...

It didn’t sound right

As a baby, he was lulled to sleep by trains rolling by, literally rocking him to sleep in the two-story yellow railroad depot. As a toddler, he heard the trains rumbling from just ...

A few feathered friends in Lincoln Part one

Editor’s note: Part one looks at unusual bird sightings in Lincoln. Part two looks at birds as Jane Tahti's pets. We were walking down the ranch road one morning when my ...

Black History Month - Don’t go near the water

 As kids, we were lucky to spend part of the summer in the tent house, and later, the little cabin at Lake Tahoe. It was there, on Sandy Beach and over on Ballard’s Pie ...

Mischief on F Street Part Two

 Part One ran in the Feb. 6 Lincoln New Messenger on page 8. It is also online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. There are four parts to this series. One day, the police were call ...

Library to celebrate Dr Seuss Saturday

The Lincoln Twelve Bridges Library will hold a birthday party to celebrate Dr. Seuss, his life and his books on Saturday, March 8. The children’s author was born 110 years a ...

Buy a book for a quarter

Bring your quarters Saturday to the Twelve Bridges Library’s Willow Room where some books will be sold for just 25 cents. Included in Saturday’s sale will be hundreds ...

Stalking Eddie Layton

I was nearing the end of seventh-grade. My clueless victim was an eighth-grade boy. I was a stalker. Eddie Layton’s every move was recorded: Who he talked to. What he ate ...

Keep your resolution to obtain health insurance now

Every new year is filled with hope and resolutions for change.  Usually top on our list are steps toward better health, whether our resolution is to stop smoking, lose weight ...

The circus comes to Lincoln

Our park had a special quality to it because it bordered on what was to us was wilderness. Beyond the ball park and the lawn and the pool and the barbeque and the indoor rifle ran ...