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September 25, 2000
26, 2000] John Britt may seem like a meek and quiet man, but
he has left his unique mark from California to Florida, making lasting
impressions in Utah, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Illinois and many places in
between. He has a hobby that allows
him to lift the spirits of the people he encounters.
About 33 years ago Britt discovered the art of calligraphy writing in a
book that he came across while working as a glass inspector at the P.P.G. plant
in Lincoln. The book, “The
Speedball Alphabet” contained Old English writing that caught his eye because
of its beauty. After purchasing his
own calligraphy kit, Britt taught himself how to write in that same style.
He says that the secret was that he just relaxed his hand and the talent
DAY IN THE LIFE
Every day different for firefighter
Inspector Mark Miller
has “the best job
on the planet”
26, 2000] For
most of us, it sometimes seems like we live at our workplace. We may even feel
like we eat, sleep and breathe our jobs. However, when 5 o’clock rolls around,
we jump in our vehicles and head home. But for Fire Inspector Mark Miller and
his colleagues, the day doesn’t end after an 8-hour shift. They still have 16
more hours to go.
Own—Walking on Air
25, 2000] Willie
Hedrick, a University of Illinois student from Lincoln, will be going to
Houston, Texas, to participate in fluid experiments for NASA. Hedrick and three
others will be conducting experiments aboard the KC-135, a military tanker
version of the Boeing 707 jetliner, while it is in the air.
LCHS Presents "Guys and Dolls"
Lincoln College Presents
YMCA Soccer Registrations Due
Radio, Semi Trailer Taken
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 Wendy’s 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
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.