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Wednesday, October 18, 2000


Treasurer’s report for
city of Lincoln on public view

[OCT. 18, 2000]  The audit of the annual treasurer’s report for the city of Lincoln’s fiscal year ending April 30, has been completed, and the report will be published this week, according to Lester Plotner, city treasurer. The report is also available for the public to view at the offices of the city clerk and the Logan County treasurer.

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NHS students will rake leaves

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Do you have leaves that need to be raked but cannot do it yourself? Lincoln Community High School’s National Honor Society is offering to rake your leaves. In return, they are asking for a donation to the NHS.

[complete announcement]


Planning a benefit for someone?

We'll spread the word

[OCT. 18, 2000]  As an active member of the community, Lincoln Daily News will publish notices of BENEFITS for people with special needs free of charge in our Good Neighbors section. Please send details of upcoming BENEFITS to


Tour of renovated Springfield school organized by citizens group

[OCT. 18, 2000]  The Save Our Schools Citizens Committee has arranged a tour of the renovated Feitshans School in Springfield on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.  

[complete story]


LCHS musicians picked for district fests

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Several LCHS musicians were selected through competitive audition to participate in the Illinois Music Educators Association District 4 Concert and Jazz Festivals.

[complete story]


Board member explains his decision for two new schools

[complete letter]



[OCT. 18, 2000]  Dr. Packer’s opening statements sum up this book: "Getting high is fun. It’s natural and healthy." He then offers a large variety of activities to explain how to get "high" naturally, rather than becoming dependent on alcohol or drugs to feel good or deal with life.

[book review]

"What Teens Need to Succeed"

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Teens, says Dr. Benson, have power to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of people around them. They can celebrate the good times, plan the future and shape their own successes.

[book review]


4-H’ers observe International Night

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Chester 4-H Club hosted the recent Logan County 4-H International Night program at the Logan County Extension Building on Oct.16 at 6:30 p.m. Approximately 30 youth, parents and club leaders enjoyed a variety of foreign foods and table displays.

[complete story]


Part 3

Dana house builds a following

[OCT. 18, 2000]  The Dana-Thomas House in nearby Springfield is the best- preserved and most complete example of acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s early Prairie-style houses and has gained national attention in past years. The state historic site, located at 301 E. Lawrence Ave., features more than 100 pieces of original Wright-designed white oak furniture; 250 art glass doors, windows and light panels; and 200 original light fixtures and skylights. The house is typical of the Prairie style, characterized by low horizontal roofs, wide overhanging eaves and rows of ribbon art glass windows.

[complete story]


Wooden bat team wins
doubleheader with Rochester

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Lincoln’s wooden bat baseball team moved its record to an impressive 9-1 over the weekend in East Peoria, defeating Rochester 4-3 and 4-1. Lincoln’s offense created only four hits in game one and three hits in game two, but it scored when necessary. Pitching was once again a critical factor in the victories. Justin Dedman, Josh McDaniel and Jamison Sheley held Rochester to only two hits in the opener; while Chris Phillips, Ryan Williams and Blake Schoonover allowed only one hit apiece in the second game.

[complete story]

Soccer: Lincoln College vs. Lincoln Land

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Lincoln College’s men’s soccer team hosted Lincoln Land yesterday afternoon. The final score was 1-0 for Lincoln Land.

[sports report]

Swimming: Olympia vs. Peoria Woodruff

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Yesterday afternoon in Peoria, Olympia and Peoria Woodruff competed in a swim meet won by Olympia, 106-68. Click below for individual and relay winners.

[sports report]

Volleyball: LCHS vs. Springfield Southeast

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Lincoln Community High School’s ladies volleyball team defeated Springfield Southeast in Springfield yesterday, 15-10 and 15-5.

[sports report]

Volleyball: Hartsburg-Emden vs. Glasford

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Hartsburg-Emden ladies traveled to Glasford yesterday to play volleyball with Illini Bluffs’ high school team. Hartsburg defeated Illini Bluffs 15-7 and 15-3.

[sports report]

Volleyball: Mount Pulaski vs. Illini Central

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Mount Pulaski and Illini Central’s ladies volleyball teams competed yesterday in Mason City. Mount Pulaski won 12-15, 15-2, and 15-4.

[sports report]

College volleyball: LC vs. LCC

[OCT. 18, 2000]  Lincoln College and Lincoln Christian College’s women’s volleyball teams met at LCC yesterday afternoon. Lincoln Christian College won, 15-4, 15-8 and 15-3.

[sports report]


October is Energy Awareness Month

[OCT. 18, 2000]  As you know, winter is just around the corner. With gas prices going up, the colder months will surely have a bitter bite. Lincoln Junior Woman’s Club would like to help keep your costs down by giving you a few energy saving tips. Oct. 15 through 21 is Lincoln Junior Woman’s Club Week. Each day, an energy awareness tip will be posted.

[complete story]

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Friday, Oct. 20: Lincoln Railer football vs. East Peoria

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