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Saturday, December 02, 2000

The Festival of Trees opened
Nov. 24 at the Logan County Courthouse.  Admission is free, and guests can vote on their favorite creatively decorated large and small Christmas trees, wreaths and swags.  The display is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.

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Festival of Trees gala

[DEC. 2, 2000]  The Festival of Trees Gala was held Friday night at the Knights of Columbus hall in Lincoln. Log on to LDN Monday for full photo coverage of the evening's events and auction results.

10,000 Villages and other church fund-raisers

[DEC. 2, 2000]  Several of the area churches will have fund-raisers going on during the Holiday Tour of Churches. The profits from these benefits will be shared from local to world wide people who need our help. This is a great way to share with others less fortunate than our selves.

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Genealogical and Historical group opens at new, larger location

[DEC. 2, 2000]  About forty people attended the Open House of the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society yesterday morning to view the group's new quarters at 114 N. Chicago St. and see the unveiling of a bust of Abraham Lincoln that has been donated to the Society. The new location, with 2,960 square feet, replaces the 200-square-foot office and research center at No. 11 Arcade Court.

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THE HALLWAY BUZZ

Freedom

[DEC. 2, 2000]  Question: Are we actually "free" in this country?

[responses and photos from LCHS]


SPORTS TALK

Interview by Jeff Mayfield

Former Railers now crashing
the college hoops party

Part 3

[DEC. 2, 2000]  As junior high students they led their Chester-East Lincoln basketball team to the championship game of the IESA playoffs. They dreamed of being teammates and making some noise on the high school scene together. Those dreams didn’t materialize as they had planned them. However, now a few years removed from that euphoric trip to state, the duo of Stephanie Urton and Brittany Robbins has emerged once again, this time together on the college scene…and after recording their first collegiate win together this week, it’s apparent that this time they might really make some noise…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mount Pulaski vs. Pleasant Plains

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Illini Central vs. Peoria Heights

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Olympia vs. Mahomet-Seymour

[sports report]

Lincoln vs. Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin

[sports report]

Lincoln vs. Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin Jr. Varsity

[sports report]

Lincoln Christian College men vs. Emmaus

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Lincoln Christian College women vs. Cincinnati Bible College 

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[Charm and sweetness permeated the atmosphere this morning as children gathered at the Library Annex for the Teddy Bear Picnic. The children were entertained by a jugglers show, decorated cookies, and stayed for a brown bag lunch]

HONORS & AWARDS

LCHS fall academic all-conference team

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Central State 8 all-conference players from LCHS

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LAW & COURTS

Court reports
[DEC. 2, 2000]  The Law and Courts page includes a new set of weekly court reports and marriage licenses. In court reports, the Lincoln Daily News does not list the names of the individuals unless convicted and age 18 or older.

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OBITUARIES

- Carl Bock

- Wanda Farris


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