Chartwells Gifts

R-III Chartwells employees show their holiday spirit

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 8:49 am

Eighty R-III School Chartwells employees collected gifts for the children who visited Santa Claus at this year’s Night of 1,000 Stars. This is the fifth year they have done this, and they bested their total from last year, collecting over 320 gift items, each individually wrapped. Pictured from left are Donna Aslin, Karen Hooks, Dana Skaggs, Diane Ketchem, Teresa Compion, Diamond Harmon, Sissy Broyles, Jackie Rausch, Holly Gossett, Carolyn Harrell,

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  • Local artist feels blessed to be in dream situation

    Posted on June 23, 2014 at 8:59 am

    Dan Burleson in his workshop.

    Dan Burleson refers to himself as a “morning person.” “I’m out there, in the summertime, sometimes midnight to 1 a.m., because it’s cool. My lathe doesn’t care what time it is.” By noon, Burleson has put in a full day’s work and retires inside to have a bite, take a nap and often continue working on a different phase of one of his amazing, basket illusion wooden bowls or vases.

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  • Sheriff teams up with local Marine Corps League in support of ‘Toys For Tots”

    Posted on November 11, 2013 at 11:13 am

    Pictured above is the drop off box for Toys For Tots at the Sheriffs Department.

    Sheriff John Cottle firmly believes every disadvantaged child in Lincoln County is deserving of a little Christmas cheer. This year, Sheriff Cottle teamed up with the Lincoln County Marine Corps League, Detachment 1405, to help identify those children and assist in this monumental effort. The Sheriff’s Office committed to not only identifying disadvantaged children but also be a collection point for toys and collect, sort and distribute thousands of toys

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