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October 22, 2010

In the spirit of love

First United Methodist Church a ministry of happiness and joy

[MARCH 10, 2000]  Do you remember the "Newlywed Game" on television? Newly married couples were separated, asked the same questions and then were asked on camera to predict how their spouse answered. The humor of the show resulted from the seemingly wild differences in their answers. It also demonstrated that they didn't know each other as well as they thought. How would church members and ministers do in such a blind quiz? Would they know each other and their congregation or would their assessments be wildly different?
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It's a P.A.R.T.Y.

[MARCH 10, 2000]  Positive Actions Relating to Youth, or P.A.R.T.Y., brought seventh graders from all over Logan County to the campus of Lincoln Christian College on Friday, March 10. They attended 10 workshops presented by high school students from Mount Pulaski, Hartsburg-Emden and Lincoln Community High School.  These students used skits and drama to show the seventh graders what to expect in high school, exploring such issues as dating and friendship, laws that impact young people, violence in schools and what it’s like driving after you’ve been drinking.


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Forty-eight years in 
the making

Hartsburg-Emden’s tourney—state’s oldest

[MARCH 9, 2000]  Dave McGraw has invested some 31 years in the state’s oldest, most continuous frosh-soph basketball tournament. Over the years it has included some unique features including a queen contest. Some of the best future Class A stars have formerly played in this tournament. I caught up with Dave at his home to get his take on this tradition rich extravaganza.

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Announcements --

- NHS invites organizations to donate for tree-planting project

- Thanks from West Lincoln-Broadwell PTO

- Methamphetamine awareness seminar Monday

- Meet the candidates Tuesday night


Other news --

- "Where They Stand" with Logan County Board hopefuls

- Farm employment rates

- High-ropes challenge course—a peak experience

- Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran School Week