veterans

Lincoln Hills resident, Navy veteran recalls interesting life

Lincoln Hills resident Darlene Dyar, 92, remembers the day she enlisted in the Navy – her mother had to vouch for her. “We drove to Pittsburgh, 100 miles away, and I t ...

Memorial Day -Museum of the Forgotten Warriors

I hope Lincoln News Messenger readers take it upon themselves to travel just a few miles north of Lincoln toward Marysville. Before reaching Marysville, the traveler turns east on ...

Think about our military personnel this 4th of July

I don’t like worrying that my loved ones might be in dangerous situations. Fearing that my brothers might be drafted into military duty during the late 1960s, I worried ever ...

Foothills Vintage Jeep Group returns to 4th of July parade

This is the ninth year that Foothills Vintage Jeep Group has the honor to convey our veterans in the beginning of the 4th of July parade in Lincoln. The group features a collectio ...

Veterans can receive service dogs

James E Fowler Post No. 264, American Legion will sponsor a presentation Wednesday to assist disabled veterans through a program providing service dogs to veterans. Wednesday&rsqu ...

Shooting for veterans

All military veterans and their families are invited to join us for a day of fun shooting trap at the Lincoln Rifle Club, from 9 a.m. to noon May 31. Field is limited to 40 shoote ...

IRS to employers: hire veterans by Dec. 31 and save on taxes

Sacramento - If you plan to hire soon, consider hiring veterans. If you do, you may be able to claim the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) worth thousands of dollars. You ...

Heroes’ holiday

Just about any Monday or Friday at 8 a.m. they gather at the Kilaga Café in Lincoln Hills to drink coffee and talk — sometimes four of them, sometimes a group so large ...

Ann has seen many changes

Ann is a senior citizen.  When she was a girl, her family listened to the radio and Ann learned that her country was at war in faraway Germany and Japan, and that war is bad ...

Theft hurts Lincoln vets

The weekend of Sept. 21 and 22, a theft took place at the Lincoln Veteran's Hall. Unknown persons decided the World War II memorabilia on display as a gift from the Bruce fam ...

Appreciate the servicemen

I enjoy living in our historic city, but sadly, I find our town lacking in patriotism and appreciation for all our deployed military, returning veterans and first-responders. I ha ...

Bake sale benefits veterans, animals

Working alone last summer, then-10-year-old Caitlin Stevens held a summer bake sale benefiting the VA Northern California Healthcare System and raised $200.  One-hundred perce ...

Fourth of July parade enjoyed by spectators

Muggy weather did not deter a sizable crowd from gathering in downtown Lincoln for the annual 4th of July Parade. Residents of all ages enjoyed the many floats that were on displa ...

Special event for all veterans

The American Legion, Post 264 would like to invite all members of Post 264, our comrades from the VFW, Semper Fi and all veterans, to join us for a presentation by the Placer Count ...