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Friday, November 24, 2000

The Festival of Trees opened this morning at the Logan County Courthouse.  Admission is free and guests can vote on their favorite creatively decorated large & small Christmas trees, wreaths & swags.  The display is open from 8:30am to 7pm Monday-Saturday and Sundays from Noon to 6pm.

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TOP STORIES

Outside youth used in local business tobacco sting

[NOV. 24, 2000]  Click below for a list of businesses that passed tobacco compliances in a sting conducted over a two-week period. Lincoln city police brought in underage youth from out of town to go into all the local businesses that sell tobacco products.

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BOOK LOOK

'Preemies'

[NOV. 24, 2000]  Each year in the United States approximately one out of 10 births occur before the completion of the full term. In their new book, "Preemies: The Essential Guide For Parents Of Premature Babies," authors Dana Linden, Emma Paroli and Mia Doron discuss the nature of premature birth and coping strategies for parents.

[book review]

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OUT AND ABOUT

Part 1

Is a cruise vacation in your plans?

[NOV. 24, 2000]  With the extended warm fall weather, its hard to believe winter is just around the corner. But soon, that cold wind will howling at your doorstep. The bleak central Illinois landscape will shift from frozen tundra to soggy sod, back to frozen tundra again. Springtime will seem like an eternity away.

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Ruthetta Getchel reads Christmas stories to children at the Festival of Trees in the Logan  County Courthouse.  Children's Storytime will be offered Friday, November 24th, Saturday, November 25th and Saturday, December 2nd from 10am to 2:30pm on the hour and half-hour.

TEACHING & LEARNING

LCC has new degree

[NOV. 24, 2000]  Lincoln Christian College and Seminary announces its newest degree program, in mass communication, which was made possible through a cooperative agreement with the University of Illinois at Springfield. This is LCC's most recent addition to its cooperative programs.

[complete announcement]


THE ARTS

LCCS presents 'Christmas in the Chapel'

[NOV. 24, 2000]  Lincoln Christian College and Seminary invites you to join them for "Christmas in the Chapel," Thursday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 3.

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SPORTS NEWS

LCHS vs. Pontiac

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Mount Pulaski vs. Clinton

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Lincoln College vs. Redlands

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GOOD NEIGHBORS

Mount Pulaski Habitat house
applicant meeting set

[NOV. 24, 2000]  The Habitat for Humanity of Logan County will have an orientation meeting for new applicants on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Pulaski Christian Church.

[complete announcement]


ORGANIZATIONS

December blood drives scheduled

[NOV. 24, 2000]  Woody Jones, State Farm Insurance, will sponsor two Red Cross blood drives in December at the Lincoln Sports Complex. Those drives will be Dec. 6 and 20. The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will host a drive on Dec. 13.

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County receives awards for blood donations

[NOV. 24, 2000]  The American Red Cross Heart of America Blood Services Region hosted its annual recognition event Monday, Nov. 13, in Peoria. Dean Cates of Mount Pulaski was given special recognition for donating 25 gallons of blood. Logan County Red Cross received two certificates and a plaque.

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OBITUARIES

- Lois Jones



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