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1974: August 21st edition of The Lincoln Journal reported: Mixed feelings here on strip mining; Nutrition program operating here to give hot meals to senior citizens; Marion Footen makes many of her family's clothes after settling in Lincoln Co.; Schools open Sept. 3rd; Federal grand jury's probe continuing; M-sgt. Okey D. Lucas received USAF commendation medals; Thieves break into two stores - Porters Supermarket & Gores Market; Herman Elkins stabbed in Huntington; Robbery at Riverside Garage; Vandalism at Midkiff-Harts.

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