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Friday, November 03, 2000

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Washington-Monroe students participate in mock election

[NOV. 3, 2000]  Washington-Monroe School is training its students from a young age to become involved in the election process. On Thursday, Nov. 2, the Student Council sponsored a mock election under the leadership of Mrs. Singleton, Mrs. Pettit and Mrs. Wunderlin.

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Sew Many Friends offers materials, classes for needleworkers

[NOV. 3, 2000]  "A hobby that took over my life" is the way Ivy Koritz describes quilting. And she admits to being a "fabriholic." So it seems only natural to find her behind the counter at "Sew Many Friends," the quilt and sewing shop at 127 S. Kickapoo. The new store, which belongs to Ivy and her husband, Dick, of Clinton and Sue and Butch Bidwell of Lincoln, carries all sorts of quilting supplies, as well as 500 to 600 bolts of fine-quality fabrics. "But we’d like to have more," Ivy says. "We fabriholics want a bolt of everything on the market."

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[NOV. 3, 2000]  Logan County has three winning volleyball teams: Mount Pulaski High School, Lincoln Community High School and Lincoln Christian College.

Mount Pulaski defeated Pleasant Plains in Rochester yesterday afternoon in the Class A Sectionals 12-15, 15-7, 15-4.

Here in town, Lincoln defeated Normal yesterday afternoon in the Class AA Sectionals 15-12, 11-15, 15-9.

A Lincoln Christian College representative was unreachable for specific information at the time of post. We’ll have an update for you as soon as it comes in.

Lincoln Daily News will keep you updated on these teams’ games, as the players continue to compete for state and national titles.

Lincoln bests top-seeded
Normal Community

[NOV. 3, 2000]  Second-seeded Lincoln Railer women went into Thursday evening’s game against Normal Community High School with a clear agenda. Normally they take a game to warm up, but they needed to win their first game on this night. The strategy was DEFENSE!

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Mount Pulaski win sets up
Saturday match with Colchester

[NOV. 3, 2000]  In Rochester yesterday, Mount Pulaski met Pleasant Plains for a Class A Sectional ladies volleyball match. The teams seemed to be equally matched, but Mount Pulaski took home the victory.

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A preview of Lynx swimming

[NOV. 3, 2000]  Lincoln College begins its swimming season Friday against Western Illinois University.   Coach Dan Hemenway, beginning his 10th season, said, "We have eight returning lettermen, seven of which were All-Americans last season, so we should be very competitive.   We swim against some Division I and Division II schools, which will be tough, but it will make us a better team at the end of the season."

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Logan County voting places for Nov. 7 election

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Voters:  Are you ready? Have you decided?

School tours available

[NOV. 3, 2000]  This coming Tuesday, Nov. 7, Lincoln voters will be given the opportunity to affirm or negate the District 27 school board’s proposal to pursue building two new schools. The proposal on the ballot is as follows:

Lincoln Elementary School District Number 27

Proposition to issue $4,100,000 School Building Bonds

Shall the Board of Education of Lincoln Elementary School District Number 27, Logan County, Illinois, build and equip two (2) new school buildings and improve the site thereof and demolish the Lincoln Junior High School building and the Central Elementary School building and issue bonds of said school district to the amount of $4,100,000 for said purposes?

YES  (Punch 165)

NO    (Punch 166)

The public is invited for a close-up inspection of the schools this evening. Teachers and administration will be leading tours of Central and Lincoln Junior High School from 4 to 6 p.m. today.


Weekend event for young students
will feature service projects

[NOV. 3, 2000]  This weekend (Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4), Lincoln Christian College and Seminary will host 500 junior high students and their adult sponsors in a special weekend of worship and service called "Junior High Experience."  This event is designed to challenge young students to experience the power of God in all facets of their lives.  One of the main ways in which this is to be accomplished is through service projects, which will take place all day Saturday at various sites throughout central Illinois.  About 200 of the participants will take part in a citywide food drive for the Lincoln Logan Food Pantry, with the goal of filling the new addition of the facility with food just in time for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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