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September 08, 2000
Hear it here tonight! -
Lincoln Railer football game at Chatham-Glenwood High School will
be broadcast right here on LDN via Media One Broadcasting system.
Game starts at 7 p.m.
Sponsored by LDN and Media One
Fun Day at Latham Park[SEPT.
8, 2000] A
Family Fun Day will take place this Saturday, Sept. 9, at Latham
Park from 3 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out and have lots
Elevator prepares for
country grain elevators in every small hamlet of Logan County are a hub of
activity this time of year. These unassuming skyscrapers of the prairie are more
than oversized storage sheds. Instead, they are an integral part of the farm
business and represent a major component of the local economy.
police will be setting off more of the explosive devices tonight
from about 7:15 to 7:40 to scare off flocks of birds in Mayfair.
"They were not as bad last night. They've begun
dispersing," reports Chief Ludolph. The new shipment of
ammunition has arrived, and police previously received enough
additional ammunition from another source to continue through
tonight. Since the new order is in, the war will continue through
[Tammy Bacalow visits with neighbors Pat and Wilmer
Birk as the second evening of battle against the birds comes to a
close. "This has been really good for Mayfair. It
has brought the neighbors closer together. Neighbors are
meeting neighbors," says Pat Birk.]
8, 2000] Members
of the community came together the evening of Wednesday Aug. 30, to discuss
successes and future plans for the newly formed Looking for Lincoln project.
Looking for Lincoln is the latest part of the Illinois Heritage Tourism package
initiated by the state of Illinois. The local project is sponsored by the
Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County and is led by Thressia Usherwood.
The project is intended to boost economy by bringing tourism to Illinois
communities with historical ties to Abraham Lincoln.
2 - At Yankee Stadium
East Coast swing
to New York and to Boston
By Jeff Mayfield
week I cracked the door of my life and gave you a peek into my baseball
pilgrimage. This week I will do something I’ve never done before: share my
annual baseball trip with the general public. For years I have visited baseball
stadiums around the country. If I visit a city for the first time on business or
pleasure and a baseball game just happens to be scheduled there while I’m in
town…I figure that God wants me in attendance for some special reason. I might
have an experience like Terrance Mann and Ray Kinsella did in "Field of
Dreams" (in fact, I’ll be sharing with you in an upcoming piece about my
recent visit to that mystical field). At any rate, a few years ago I hooked up
with former Lincoln resident Gary Klockenga, and he’s been accompanying me on
these adventures ever since. We have made something like five trips, and
someday, if time permits, I will share with you what we have found. This year’s
trip took us to New York and to Boston where we encountered games with serious
playoff implications. This week the LDN heads east…
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