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September 25, 2000


One Step Ahead

Logan County Safe School Task Forceóa plan in action


[FEB. 24, 2000]  No one wants to think about it. No one wants to talk about it without knocking on wood or whispering a prayer that it will never happen. There is no doubt that the families and students in Littleton, Colo., never expected the horrifying, unthinkable crisis that they found themselves swept into in April of 1999, when two young men murdered and injured fellow students and teachers before killing themselves. We stare at the unwelcome reality that it does happen, and that we 

must think and talk about it. Itís a very scary "what if."

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                 SPORTS TALK

Lady Railers Celebrate Another Sensational Season

[FEB. 24, 2000]  It didnít end the way the girls wanted it to. In fact, they deserved a better fate. But, no matter how you slice it, the Lady Railers of Lincoln Community High School just completed another fantastic year! Coach Ed Moore and his assistants were a marked team from opening day, and they still managed to win the Thanksgiving tournament, recapture the Central State Eight title, and take yet another Regional Championship.



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People all across this country and, in fact, around the world, claim roots in Logan County. They have very interesting stories to tell, and some of them like to connect with those of us who stayed at home. Logan County Diaspora publishes the stories of former Logan County residents. With their permission, we also include their e-mail addresses so that old friends might be reunited. If you wish to be part of the Logan County Diaspora, e-mail ldneditor@lincolndailynews.com  Click below to see where the members of the Diaspora are now.   

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Announcements --

- LCC Presents "Godspell"

- LCHS Presents "Guys and Dolls"

- Lincoln College Presents "Working"

- YMCA Soccer Registrations Due Friday

- Anniversary Celebration Planned



Other News --

- Explosion

- Full Service

- 911 First Line of Defense

- the em space

Television, Radio, Semi Trailer Taken

   Some time between February 11 and February 13, 2000, unknown person(s) forced entry to a 1999 Freightliner semi tractor while it was parked in a lot between the Wendyís restaurant and the Burwell Travel Plaza on Woodlawn Road.  The unknown person(s) broke a window and took a television and citizen band radio.  The semi tractor was moved and the trailer the tractor was attached to was taken.  The semi-trailer was loaded with washing compounds.  The semi-trailer was a 1992 box trailer, silver in color with Heartland Express on the side.  Unit number 6151, the trailer had Iowa license plates on it.

   Anyone with information concerning this incident or any other crime in the Lincoln/ Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-732-3000.  Your information will be kept confidential and you may remain anonymous if you information leads to the arrest of the person or person(s) involved.  Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1500.00.  Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your call.  This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous since your call cannot be traced with the machine.  You need to let us know how you can be contacted about the incident or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested.  This is so we can make a pay out.













































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