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Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International elects new of-ficers for the 2014-2015 biennium. The new officers are Helen Lowe, president; Carla Caldwell, first vice president; Brenda Ables, second vice president; Cecelia Johnson, recording secretary; Marie Van Lantschoot, corresponding secretary; Andrea Hardison, treasurer; and Martha Wolf, parliamentarian. Pictured here are (from left) Meri Bigham, past president, Helen Lowe, Andrea Hardison, Brenda Ables, Marie Van Lantschoot and Cecelia Johnson. Not pictured are Martha Wolf and Carla Caldwell.

Beta Kappa Chapter elects officers

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Beta Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International met on Monday, March 31, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to elect new officers for the 2014-15 biennium. The new officers are Helen Lowe, president; Carla Caldwell, first vice president; Brenda Ables, second vice president; Cecelia Johnson, recording secretary; Marie Van Lantschoot, corresponding secretary; Andrea Hardison, treasurer; and Martha Wolf, parliamentarian. Helen thanked outgoing president Meri Bigham for her two years of

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    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Alpha Kappa co-chairs of the Alpha Kappa Club’s Scholarship Commit-tee Margie Gray (left) and Betty Holman (right) recognize two of 10 scholarship recipients, accompanied by their mothers, during Alpha Kappa’s Spring Luncheon. Pictured are (from left) Gray, Michelle Rene-gar, Haley Renegar, Heidi Towry, Sonya Towry and Holman. Not pic-tured are Andrienne Atchley, Chelsa Allen, Ashton Storey, LeeAnne Paul, Samantha Sells Sims, Sara Gifford, Katlyn Barnes and Briana Baker. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pearson

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  • Six LCHS students to attend Girls State

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Lincoln County High School students, with Marie McConnell (at left), American Legion Auxiliary sponsor, and Lainie Harrison, school coun-selor (right), are pictured here prior to the Girls State event scheduled from May 25-31 at Lipscomb University. Students pictured are (from left) Sydney Fee, Annie Steelman and Riley O’Neal. Not pictured are Emma Gill, Alexas Hamilton and Morgan Higgins. ~ Staff photo by Laurie Pear-son

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  • Students can register now for summer, fall classes

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Motlow College logo

    Students enrolled at Motlow College this semester and new degree-seeking students who have completed admissions requirements can register now through May 27 for summer classes and through Aug. 25 for fall classes, according to Greer Alsup, director of admissions and records at the college. “Having the option to register early for summer and fall terms is a tremendous benefit to students,” she said. “Registering as early as possible increases students’

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  • French joins Nat’l Society of Scholars

    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Nola French

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    Posted on April 21, 2014 at 3:16 pm

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    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:39 am

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