Happy Birthday Abe!
County celebrates birth of the Great Emancipator
12 2000] “He
freed the slaves,” is how Josh Kastendick, a second
grader in Sara McCormick’s class at Zion Lutheran,
remembers Abraham Lincoln.
Like schools throughout the county, Zion Lutheran
reaches a high pitch of activity each year at this time.
Local teacher extends learning
far beyond the classroom
12 2000] Joe
Hackett has been teaching fifth grade at Central School in Lincoln
for 24 years, and he’s not tired of it yet.
He’s in elementary education for three reasons, he says,
“the kids, the kids and the kids.”
Honor of Abe
Lincoln impersonator dies
[FEB. 11, 2000] Most
people knew Harry Hahn by one name. A name that was in
fact not his own. Children, teen-agers, parents and
grandparents alike would holler "Abe" from near
and far when Hahn was around. They found a connection with
him because of his connection to this community.