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September 25, 2000
trips bring children to Lincoln
17, 2000] If
you think there are a lot more school buses in town this week than
usual, you’re right. It’s field trip time, and a growing number
of schools in the area are making Lincoln a destination. Thressia
Usherwood, executive director of the Tourism Bureau of Logan County,
is getting so many requests she’s having a hard time scheduling
everyone who wants to come.
and Turner speak
at Chamber breakfast
17, 2000] Sen.
Bob Madigan and Rep. John Turner spoke this morning to business men
and women at the Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast mixer. The
senator and representative presented a wrap-up of legislation at the
close of the spring session and addressed how it will affect
businesses in Lincoln and Logan County.
invention of paper made an incredible impact on the world.
Prior to paper, most writing was done on animal hides (lambs
and sheep). These
materials, vellum and parchment, were too expensive, too heavy and
too bulky to allow for lengthy manuscripts, and too difficult to
handle to give rise to what we currently know as books, newspapers
and magazines. With the
invention of the printing press came the discovery of the Chinese
principles of papermaking, and voila, widespread publishing became
possible. The world
since has had this ongoing romance with the printed word. But technology
continues to explore alternative ways to do everything.
Why the current trend toward electronic publishing when the
world at large is in love with the printed word on paper?
17, 2000] Law
and Courts lists the latest reports from the Lincoln City Police
Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Department. All citizens
listed in the police reports are innocent until proven guilty by a
court of law. The Lincoln Daily News does not list the names
or exact addresses of individuals, unless convicted and over the age
of 21. Listings include police reports, marriage licenses and
dissolutions, and weekly court reports.