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Monday, October 23, 2000


TOP STORIES

Services scheduled here for Daniel C. Ott

[OCT. 23, 2000]  Services and visitation will be in Lincoln on Tuesday for Daniel C. Ott of Sebree, Ky., son of longtime Abraham Lincoln portrayer Charles Ott of Lincoln. Daniel Ott, 42, died on Thursday, Oct. 19, at Clay, Ky., as a result of a one-vehicle accident.

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GOOD NEIGHBORS

A 'friend of Lincoln' comes
to Mount Pulaski open house

[OCT. 23, 2000]  Walking back and forth across the wide plank floor, the small-town storekeeper told the folks gathered there about his friend Abraham Lincoln. He told them Lincoln was a man who came and sat in his store to hear the news and tell stories that got everybody laughing. He told them Lincoln was a president who always welcomed a visit from his old hometown friends, even when he was worrying about the way the war was going and grieving for the boys who were dying to save the Union.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Pharmacist to speak Tuesday at Oasis

[OCT. 23, 2000]  Pharmacist Jim White of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will give a review of prescription and other medications at Oasis Senior Center, 501 Pulaski St., from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24. He will present the latest information about prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as answer general questions about generic alternatives, vitamins and side effects of medicine.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Drug seminar is Tuesday evening

[OCT. 23, 2000]  Ecstasy and club drugs (GHB, Special K, Liquid G, etc.) Have you heard these words, but didn’t know what they were? Are you worried that these drugs are in your community? Do you want to know the signs and symptoms, in case someone you know is using these drugs?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to attend the Ecstasy Community Education Seminar presented by Randy Weber, of Lighthouse Institute, on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Railer Room at the Lincoln Park District.

The presentation is sponsored by the Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drug Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership.


TOP STORIES

Red Ribbon Week is observed

[OCT. 23, 2000]  Red Ribbon Week was established in memory of a local narcotics officer who fell in the line of duty. It is intended to bring awareness of drug and alcohol issues, particularly targeting our youth. Monday is being observed as Grim Reaper Day at Lincoln Junior High School. Grim Reaper Day is to show the effects of drinking and driving on our society.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Fund-raiser for ‘Sisters’ safe house canceled

[OCT. 23, 2000]  The board of directors for "Sisters" safe house had a fund-raiser planned, but, due to unforeseen problems, the group has had to cancel the event.

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RURAL REVIEW

Home composting
home-study course offered

[OCT. 21, 2000]  Last time I discussed how leaf color is initiated in leaves. This time I’ll start by discussing a study opportunity on an alternative to burning for your leaf disposal. One method of leaf disposal that is available to almost everyone is home composting.

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