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Lincoln, IL

    posted daily aT NOON (CDT)

September 15, 2000

OUT AND ABOUT

Part 1

Stop and find out about the flowers

Demonstration gardens
at the state fairgrounds

[AUG. 17, 2000]  Now that local residents got their fill of crunchy corn dogs, gravity-defying carnival rides and animal judging at the Logan County Fair, there’s a chance to do it all over again on a bigger scale at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. But this year, in addition to the food, rides, animals and entertainment, local gardening experts are offering fairgoers a chance to stop and smell the flowers.

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The Stoltzenburg coaches square off.


SPORTS TALK

Road trip with the Cardinals

Let the healing begin…

[AUG. 17, 2000]  Little did I know months ago when I started planning our vacation to Wisconsin that the Cardinals would be in Milwaukee while we were there…and some of you say that there is no God! On top of that, the game we chose to attend just happened to coincide with the Brewers’ tribute to Bob Uecker. Ueck has always been one of my all-time sports heroes. Unfortunately, the Brewers had never heard of the LDN (you’re probably as shocked as I am). So, instead of sitting in their dilapidated press box, my wife and I set up shop in the right field bleachers right next to the Cardinal bullpen. We could have gone to a Cubs game or a White Sox game and had just as much fun. But, let’s be serious for a minute…the Cards needed us! In fact, right now they need every fan that they have ever had to help pull them through this dastardly slump that they have been in since the All-Star break. Our mission was to help the ailing Birds get well. Hopefully…

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ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

Logan County winners at the state fair

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ORGANIZATIONS

"Get to Know Your Neighbor" day planned in San Jose

[AUG. 17, 2000]  The San Jose Police Committee and San Jose Police Department will be sponsoring a "Get to Know Your Neighbor" day on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 2 until 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the playground and ball field north of the old high school. This invitation is for Delavan, Green Valley, Mason City, Emden, New Holland, Hartsburg and Easton, and any other neighboring towns are welcome.

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SPIRITUAL LIFE

Pentecostal church will have revival

[AUG. 17, 2000]  The United Pentecostal Church of Lincoln, 1422 Pekin St., is having revival services Sunday, Aug. 20, through Wednesday, Aug. 23.

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