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Thursday, October 19, 2000


TOP STORIES

District 27 teachers show support
for building new schools

[OCT. 19, 2000]  About 35 teachers and administrators — most wearing buttons supporting the Nov. 7 referendum — attended the District 27 school board meeting Wednesday evening to show their support for the upcoming vote to build two new schools.

[complete story]


TOP STORIES

Peaker plant company promises
no problems with water shortages

[OCT. 19, 2000]  Residents in the vicinity of Spectrum Energy’s proposed new peaker plant near New Holland will not have to worry about water shortages when the plant is up and running, Logan County Board member Rodney White said at Tuesday evening’s meeting. Officials of the company have told White they will not deplete the water supply in the neighborhood of the plant, which will generate electricity only at peak use times in the summer.

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GOOD NEIGHBORS

Jan 'Merreighn' Hashman benefit planned for Nov. 18

[OCT. 19, 2000]  A cancer benefit for Jan "Merreighn" Hashman will be Saturday, Nov. 18, from 3 p.m. to midnight at the VFW in Lincoln.

[complete announcement]

Church youth group raising funds for handicapped

[OCT. 19, 2000]  The Immanuel Lutheran Church’s LYF youth group is raising funds to purchase equipment for the handicapped-accessible playground at Scully Park.

[complete announcement]


REMINDER: GOOD NEIGHBORS

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 ldneditor@lincolndailynews.com.


Lincoln College dedicated its new addition to Johnston Center for the Performing Arts in a ceremony at LC.


SPORTS TALK

It’s over, finished, kaput...

Cardinals’ dream season goes up in smoke

By Jeff Mayfield

[OCT. 19, 2000]  And it wasn’t very pretty either! After smokin’ and blitzin’ the unflappable Atlanta Braves, it looked as if the St. Louis Cardinals were going to do everything in their power to prevent a subway series. They had even eked out home field advantage for the National League Championship Series. However, something went terribly wrong in their quest for a world title. It’s hard to talk about all that went awry in their series with the New York Mets; where do you start...

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SPORTS PAGE

World/National Sports News


HOME AND FAMILY

Animals for adoption

[photos and descriptions]


RURAL REVIEW

4-H’ers observe International Night

[OCT. 19, 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.

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HOME AND FAMILY

October is Energy Awareness Month

[OCT. 19, 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]


REMINDERS: EVENTS

1850s open house at Mount Pulaski Courthouse on Saturday

Bigger and better Germanfest planned for Saturday


World/national news coverage


Hear it here!

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

You can hear the game right here on LDN via Media One.

The Faks Machine:  Mike Fak and Jim Ash host a community call-in show.  Their show airs on Lincoln Daily News over the Media One link every Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m.


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- Landfill to be open extended hours for leaf disposal

Wednesday's news –

- Treasurer’s report for city of Lincoln on public view

- NHS students will rake leaves

- Planning a benefit for someone? We'll spread the word

- Tour of renovated Springfield school organized by citizens group

- LCHS musicians picked for district fests

- Letter: Board member explains his decision for two new schools

- Book review: "Highs!"

- Book review: "What Teens Need to Succeed"

- Dana house builds a following (Part 3)

- Wooden bat team wins doubleheader with Rochester

- Soccer: Lincoln College vs. Lincoln Land

- Swimming: Olympia vs. Peoria Woodruff

- Volleyball: LCHS vs. Springfield Southeast

- Volleyball: Hartsburg-Emden vs. Glasford

- Volleyball: Mount Pulaski vs. Illini Central

- College volleyball: LC vs. LCC

- October is Energy Awareness Month