By Hailey Dixon for the Lincoln Sentinel
Lincoln County and Kansas residents, travelers, and readers from across the country now have the opportunity to take a closer look into Post Rock country with the latest online and print edition of the Live Lincoln County magazine.
“I think this year’s issue provides another great look at all there is to see and do in Lincoln County,” said John Baetz, former publisher of the Live Lincoln County magazine who assisted with the completion of this year’s issue. “We live in a truly beautiful place, and the magazine serves not only as a tool to let the rest of the world know that, but also to remind all those that already live here of all their home county has to offer.”
The magazine features a variety of features on the county, its people, and businesses, and features a number of outstanding pictures from area photographers.
“I think Lincoln County is beautiful,” said Kelly Larson, Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director, “So I always love seeing the photos.”
The magazine is a collaborative effort between the LCEDF and the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican.
“This is the third consecutive year the magazine has been published,” Baetz said. “It was originally started in 2012 as an effort of the Lincoln Sentinel, but was relaunched in 2016 as a cooperative effort between the Sentinel and Lincoln County Economic Development Foundation.”
Individuals can check out a free copy of the magazine at several advertiser locations around the county, or online, Baetz said. The website livelincolncounty.com and its Facebook page include details about the magazine.
Larson said she hopes “visitors who see the magazine get a sense of who we are and it gives them a reason to either come for the very first time or to come back again in the future.”
“I hope residents who see the magazine feel a sense of pride about their county, their community and the life we all share together here,” she said.
Not only does the magazine benefit travelers and visitors, it is also a resource for Lincoln County residents, Larson said.
“The magazine also gives residents a resource guide as they are looking for things to do and information about our county,” she said.
Baetz said he hopes when people see the magazine “they realize how special Lincoln County is, in spite of its lack of population, it has much to offer.”