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Family and Friends
in the Armed Forces,
SPECIAL EVENTS AND
‘Bugs and Butterflies’
mini camp offered by 4-H,
CIEDC elects new
board at annual meeting, Master
Gardeners walk, Logan
County LEPC committee appointments, Lincoln
Area YMCA 2002 summer day camps
REGULAR POSTINGS FOR
of city and county officials, Girl Scouts,
Park District, Oasis,
Illinois Extension, YMCA
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Cubs vs. Cardinals
Habitat for Humanity of
Logan County is selling tickets to the Cardinals-Cubs game in St. Louis on
Saturday, July 27. Game time is 12:15 p.m.
The cost is $20 per ticket, which
includes a $1 donation to Habitat. There will also be a bus available. Bus and
ticket cost is $45. The bus will leave from the Big R parking lot at 9:30 a.m.
on July 27.
For tickets, call or stop by any
of the following:
A.G. Edwards, Phil Dehner, (217)
George Dahmm, (217) 732-6234
Chestervale Elevator, Allen Shew,
Illini Bank, Terry Lock, (217)
MKS Jewelers, Melody Shew, (217)
Chamber of Commerce, Connie Dehner,
‘Bugs and Butterflies’
mini camp offered by 4-H
Logan County 4-H will have a "Bugs
and Butterflies" mini camp on Thursday morning, June 20, from 8:45 to noon at Kickapoo Creek Park in Lincoln. Logan County 4-H’ers and their friends who are 8
years and older are welcome to attend and join in the morning’s bug and
Cost for the mini camp will be $3
per person (payable that morning). Participants should plan to arrive at the
park sometime between 8:45 and 9 a.m.
Youth will participate in making
bug catchers, spider/butterfly gliders, and bug and butterfly pencil toppers, as
well as making butterfly snacks and going on a nature walk to collect bugs.
To register for the "Bugs and Butterflies" mini camp,
please contact Patty Huffer at the Logan County Extension office, 732-8289, for
a registration form. The deadline for registration is Friday, June 7.
CIEDC elects new board at
board met March 21 for its annual meeting, and officers were
elected. They are Paul Gleason, president; Gaila Barcus, vice
president; Steve Waterworth, secretary; and Mike Booher, treasurer.
Following the board meeting,
nearly 120 people, including board, staff and friends of Community Action,
attended a dinner and program at Lincoln’s Moose Lodge. Guest speaker Vincent
Clark, executive director of Kankakee County Community Services, related
Community Action’s work to the biblical story of the beggar at the Gate
Beautiful. He praised those who had given of their time and resources over the
35 years of CIEDC’s history.
Awards were presented to
outstanding volunteers and donors, and special recognition was given to Joyce
Coleman. Joyce recently retired from the CIEDC staff due to illness. Her service
to CIEDC spanned more than 30 years and included a term as board member, many
hours of volunteer service and employment in several of CIEDC’s programs.
Senior Nutrition Program recognized
Statewide recognition was given to the 30th
anniversary of the Senior Nutrition Program funded under the Older Americans
Act. CIEDC acknowledged Ruth Stewart, Peggy Hamblen and Tillie Davidson in
recognition of their many years as program participants. At the annual meeting
each was presented a certificate signed by Gov. George Ryan and Margo Schriber,
former Community Action director and now director of the Illinois Department on
Master Gardeners of Logan County are undertaking their first major
event of the season. Saturday, June 8, garden enthusiasts will be
given the opportunity to tour eight of Lincoln’s most attractive
the tour are the perennial garden on the south side of the Extension
office at the Logan County Fairgrounds, the "Children’s
Gardens" just north of Jefferson School on Sixth Street, Mary
and Jerry Moore’s garden at 121 Carter Lane, Pete and Dixie Ross’
garden at 1430 Delavan St., Dr. Don and Jan Sielaff’s garden at
135 Tenth St., Bob and Jody Graue’s garden at 4 Meadow Lane, Sarah
Jacobs’ garden at 326 Park Place, and Bob and Lynn Neal’s Scully
tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
are $8 each and are on sale at State Bank, Logan County Bank, CEFCU,
Union Planters Bank and the Extension office. Make plans now to
attend, and ask your neighbor to tour with you.
new Master Gardener class will begin in September at the Logan
County Extension office. All classes are taught by specialists and
professors of the University of Illinois Department of Agriculture.
County LEPC committee appointments
County Local Emergency Planning Committee, the LEPC, held its spring
quarterly meeting at the Logan County Safety Complex recently.
Yearly elections for all offices, voting delegates, committees and
chairs were held. The following members will serve as officers for
the year 2002.
analysis — Dan Fulscher*, Kathy Waldo, Lisa Funk, Mike Patridge,
Bobbie Abbott, Steve Siltman
and preparedness — Lisa Funk*, Rick Nesbit, Sheriff Tony Soloman,
Police Chief Richard Montcalm, IDOT representative Mike Esker
awareness — Dan Fulscher*, Bobbi Abbott*, Linda Nelson, Joan Crabb,
Don Begolka, Ken Davison
services — Kathy Waldo*, Lloyd Evans, Gary Bellafiore, Barb Kline,
Roger Leesman, Marsha Stoll, Debbie Cook, Steve Siltman
— Mike Patridge*, Delmar Stewart, Sheila Nelson, Lincoln City Fire
Chief Washam, Tom Martin
resources — Steve Siltman*, Lincoln Mayor Beth Davis, Atlanta
Mayor Bill Martin, Dayle Eldredge, Curtis Sutterfield of the
Salvation Army, Devin Vannoy, Ed Houchins
Representatives of constituencies
law requires that one representative from each of the following
categories be included in the LEPC membership. The delegate and
predesignated alternate are listed for each constituency.
representative of elected official — Dayle Eldredge; Bill Martin
enforcement — Ed Baunach, Tim Butterfield
defense and emergency management — Dan Fulscher; Terry Storer
— Robert Washam; Roger Leesman
aid and EMT — Steve Siltman; Tom Martin
— Kathy Waldo; Lloyd Evans
environmental — Mike Patridge; Warren Wendlandt
— Barb Kline; Gary Auten
— Don Begolka; Brian Hinds
print, electronic media — Joan Crabb; Jan Youngquist
groups — Mary Elston; Tammy Buse
and operators of regulated facilities — Lisa Funk; Sheila Nelson
POSTINGS FOR ORGANIZATIONS
of city and county officials
(Title, first name, last
name, city or job title, address, city, state, postal code; phone)
City Council members
Elizabeth Davis, Mayor, P.O. Box 353, Lincoln, IL 62656;
David Armbrust, Alderman 3rd Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Steve Fuhrer, Alderman 2nd Ward, 1203 Eighth St., Lincoln, IL
Benny Huskins, Alderman 1st Ward, 412 N. Madison St., Lincoln, IL
William Melton, Alderman 4th Ward, 1112 E. Burlington St., Lincoln,
IL 62656; 735-2658
George Mitchell, Alderman 3rd Ward, 427 Wyatt Ave., Lincoln, IL
Michael Montcalm, Alderman 5th Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Verl Prather, Alderman 2nd Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Glenn Shelton, Alderman 4th Ward, 920 Pekin St., Lincoln, IL
Joseph Stone, Alderman 5th Ward, 270 Southgate, Lincoln, IL
Mr. Pat Madigan, Alderman
1st Ward, 110 Park Place, Lincoln, IL 62656; 735-3724
County Board members
Richard Logan, Chairman, Logan County Board, 1211 Fifth St.,
Lincoln, IL 62656; 732-8114
Lloyd Hellman, Vice Chairman, Logan County Board, 104 Prairie Lane,
Emden, IL 62635; 376-3827
Roger Bock, Logan County Board, 450 450th Ave., Williamsville, IL
Thomas Cash, Logan County Board, 230 S. Main St., Latham, IL
Doug Dutz, Logan County Board, 119 Portland Place, Lincoln, IL
Paul Gleason, Logan County Board, 1621 Rutledge, Lincoln, IL
Jim Griffin, Logan County Board, P.O. Box 222, Lincoln, IL
David Hepler, Logan County Board, 119 Lincoln Ave., Lincoln, IL
Gloria Luster, Logan County Board, 106 N. Marion St., Mount Pulaski,
IL 62548; 792-5275
Clifford Sullivan, Logan County Board, 519 Eighth St., Lincoln, IL
Dale Voyles, Logan County Board, 543 11th St., Lincoln, IL
Terry ("T.W.") Werth, Logan County Board, 123 Lincoln
Ave., Lincoln, IL 62656; 732-9314
Mr. Rod White, Logan County
Board, 477 1700th St., New Holland, IL 62671; 732-4793
Girl Scout announcements
- Girl Scout leader meetings: the first Thursday of each month, at the usual time and place.
Websites with lots of ideas that Girl Scout leaders, families
or kids can use:
the website for Girl Scouts, Land of Lincoln Council, at http://www.girlscoutsllc.org/.
can send questions and suggestions to the council by clicking here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, see the
national Girl Scouts site at http://www.girlscouts.org/.
Park District notes
For those of you who don’t enjoy working out in the summer heat, we
encourage you to join us for aerobics. All of our classes are
in a private, air-conditioned room. We will even let you use our
showers so you can leave after your workout as fresh and clean as
when you came in. Aerobics schedules with class descriptions on the
back are available at the front and back desks. If you have
any questions, call us at 732-8770 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday
through Saturday. On Sunday our office staff is available from
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lincoln Rotary Club news
Two Logan County teens recognized
for exceptional vocational efforts
Two young men from
Logan County were honored by the Lincoln Rotary Club recently for
the skills and attitudes they’ve demonstrated, indicative of success
in the "real world."
Hans Bishop and
Daniel Coers were honored as recipients of the Ready for the Real
World Award. This is the fourth year for the award created by
members of the Lincoln Rotary Club to honor those youth who have
started their own businesses or demonstrated maturity above and
beyond the expectations for a teen employee.
Olympia graduate Hans
Bishop was recognized by the Lincoln Rotary for his entrepreneurial
skills. As part of his 4-H woodworking project, Hans has built and
sold birdhouses. He even has a website to market his goods and has
successfully dealt with "real world" business challenges like
dealing with the changes presented by the corporate merger of his
website host. Hans was nominated by Patty Huffer of the University
of Illinois Extension office.
Hans will begin a job
at State Farm Insurance as he also pursues studies at Heartland
graduate Daniel Coers was also recognized as an exceptional young
employee through the Lincoln Rotary Ready for the Real World
program. He was nominated by Jim Klokkenga of Emden. Coers has been
employed by Klokkenga’s swine and crop enterprise for more than two
years. Klokkenga noted that Daniel takes extra-special care of all
equipment, both old and new. And, that level of care and
consideration is hard to find in any farm employee.
Coers plans to
continue working for Klokkenga Enterprises as he begins studies at
Illinois Central College this fall.
Each of the two young
men was presented with a plaque and check for $250 from the Rotary
Oasis, Logan County’s senior citizen center, at 501 Pulaski St. in
Lincoln, is open weekdays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The center also is open on Friday and Sunday nights for table games.
Dominic Dalpoas is the executive director. Activities are open to
all Logan County senior citizens,
regardless of membership.
Potluck! Hitch a ride! Bingo
Join us Thursday,
June 13, at 11:30 a.m. for the monthly luncheon with grilled
hamburger and hot dogs. Bring a dish to pass or a $3 donation. If
you need a ride from Hartsburg, Emden or the Friendship Manor in
Lincoln, there are still a few seats available on the van. Call by
9:30 a.m. For $5 you can ride and have lunch. Stay for bingo (only
50 cents), sponsored by The Oasis, from 1 to 3 p.m. or shop until
2:45 p.m., with a return ride home starting at 3 p.m.
Join the fun with
pinochle, 5 in 1, billiards and a potluck dinner this Friday, June
14, starting at 6 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and stay for the games.
Winners for the past
weekend games were Esther Will for pinochle, Bernie DePuy and Louise
Wiebers for 5 in 1, and Alice Thornton for pool. Sunday night Ann
Greger won rummy honors.
winners were Madeline Moore and Henry Warnisher.
June birthday celebration
Monday, June 17,
starting at 1:30 p.m., join us to celebrate June birthdays — yours
or your friends’. We will have games, lots of fun and birthday cake.
No reservation is needed.
Join us from 1 to 2
p.m. Tuesday, June 18, for the resumption of this support group. A
certified Alzheimer caregiver, Georgina Tisdale of Maple Ridge Care
Centre, will facilitate the group. Whether you are the primary
caregiver or know someone who needs more information about
Alzheimer’s disease, please join us. No reservation required.
Friends of The Oasis members receive
bimonthly newsletters by mail. For more information, call The Oasis
at 732-6132 or 732-5844.
Illinois Extension news
Date is set for
canner gauge testing
BE A SAFE CANNER! It
is once again time to get your canners out and have your dial gauges
tested so you know they are safe and accurate in time for canning
green beans, etc. Weighted gauges do not need testing each year.
University of Illinois Extension has reserved June 13 for you. You
may bring your canner to the Extension office on the northwest
corner of the Logan County Fairgrounds on or before the 13th. Tested
gauges will be ready for pickup by 4 p.m. that day. If you have
questions, call 732-8289.
forms are now available online! Print out yours, fill it out,
bring it or send it in to Lincoln Daily News. We welcome your
pictures, black and white as well as color. This free
service is extended to all of our readers. Your announcement will
be posted online. Anyone, anywhere can read it! Now Aunt Betty in
Florida, Uncle Bob in Alaska, and Cousin Frank in Fiji can log in
and read your announcement on Lincoln Daily News!
here to see and print the wedding announcement form]
here to see and print the anniversary announcement form]
here to see and print the engagement announcement form]
honored at surprise party
For politicians and elected officials,
awards, honors and recognitions are an everyday occurrence. Such
people are used to accepting and giving letters, plaques and ribbons
in honor of this or that success. But it is not every day that a
normal citizen of a small town like Lincoln gets recognized for his
commitment and achievement.
Sensei Dan Dugan is a fifth degree black belt in Chito-Ryu karate. He
holds the title of Godan, or master instructor. Saturday, under the
pretense of attending a friend’s anniversary party, he was taken to
the Depot for his own surprise anniversary celebration.
Dugan has been involved in Chito-Ryu for 30 years this month. His
students awarded him with a plaque commemorating his 30 years and a
photo of Dr. Chitose, the inventor of Chito-Ryu.
Dugan has been an influence on many people in the community. His
students have received direct influence, both over their physical
health and their maturity and devotion. Dugan’s son Todd, who
teaches social studies at Lincoln Junior High, was also one of his
dad’s students. He says that he was highly influenced by his father.
He believes it was his father’s impact that made him decide to
Dan Dugan has been an
inspiration to his students, his children and his community.
Congratulations, Sensei. May you have 30 more years in your art.
[Photos provided by Todd Dugan]
[Sensei Dugan and US Chito-Ryu founder Hanshi
[Plaque awarded to Dugan]
Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation is
presenting the eighth annual FORE-ALMH golf outing on Friday, June
28, at the Lincoln Elk’s Country Club golf course.
format for the event, which is open to the public, is a four-person
scramble with a morning and an afternoon shotgun start. The $75
entry fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and opportunities to win
great prizes and awards, including hole-in-one, top foursomes, and
longest putt, longest drive and closest to the pin for both men and
Proceeds from the event benefit the Care-A-Van non-emergency
transportation system of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. The
Care-A-Van is a specially equipped van, custom-built to provide
transportation for individuals who are confined to a wheelchair or
need transportation assistance to necessary appointments.
Last year over 140
players participated in the outing, which raised over $11,000 for
the Care-A-Van. For registration and sponsorship information, please
contact Cynthia Kelley at the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation,
(217) 732-2161, Ext. 405.
all across this country and, in fact, around the world, claim roots in
Logan County. They have very interesting stories to tell, and some of them
like to connect with those of us who stayed at home. Logan County Diaspora
publishes the stories of former Logan County residents. With their
permission, we also include their e-mail addresses so that old friends
might be reunited. If you wish to be part of the Logan County
Diaspora, e-mail email@example.com.
on names to see letters and stories.
Indicates LDN sponsors
George A. McKinney, a contributor to the LDN Diaspora section,
has a new e-mail address,
and Friends in the Armed Forces
is a time like no other. Since Sept. 11 we are a changed nation.
Individually, our daily sensitivity toward whom and what we have in
our lives has been heightened. We are more conscious and
appreciative, first about those we love and see every day. Next, we
have a newfound appreciation for those who risk their lives every
day as rescue workers and protectors of life and property in our
communities. We also now think more about our military men and women
who are committed to serve and protect our country. Many are away
engaged in battle, some are in waiting to go, all are ready to lay
their lives on the line in defense of our freedom.
and relatives serving in the armed forces are listed here so we might all hold them in our thoughts, prayers and well
wishes. If you know of other friends and relatives serving (they
need not be from Logan County),
please send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Along with the name, you are invited to include the branch of
service, current location of service, postal address, e-mail
address and relationship to the person providing the information (optional).
A1C James P. Allen
U.S. Air Force
820 Red Horse Squadron
Nellis AFB, Nevada
Son of John and Jo Ann Allen of Beason
2001 graduate of Lincoln
Community High School
A1C Jerome A. Allen
U.S. Air Force
At Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada
Postal address: 5805 Mountain Home St.
Nellis AFB, NV 89191
Son of John and Jo Ann Allen of
2000 graduate of Lincoln Community High School
and wife Susan Allen (Elza)
West Point, N.Y.
Lackland Air Force Base,
(Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Lincoln)
At Atlantic Fleet Headquarters, Norfolk, Va.
Postal address: CDR James O. Cravens, N02GR
1562 Mitscher Ave., Suite 250
Norfolk, VA, 23551-2487-2487
Evan Jay Downey, Karen and Ethan
U.S. Air Force
Air Force Base, England
1988 graduate of LCHS
Son of Lucky Eichner
LTJG Frederick V. Dehner
Currently en route from Saldina, Italy, to the USS Annapolis,
stationed at Groton, Conn.
Home on leave: Contact at 732-2861
Son of Philip and Connie L. Dehner
1984 graduate of Lincoln
Community High School
Fort Benning, Ga.
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Tech. Sgt. Veronica Hasprey
Prime Beef Deployed
Operation Northern Watch
APO AE - 09396 - 5000
A1C Chad M.
U.S. Air Force
Hurlburt Field, Fla.
Son of Mike and Suzie Maxheimer of Chestnut and Michelle Lowe of
2000 graduate of Mount
Pulaski High School
In basic training
address: 5409-B Steeplechase Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Maj. James E.
Deborah, Nathan, Emily
Scheduled to graduate from AIT in late March.
his wife will go to Germany in April.
address: A CO 1-19th INF ITB
Benning, GA 31905-5630
graduate of LCHS
Husband of Nahani Lynn Skelton
Erika L. Slayton
National Guard, 183rd Fighter Wing
address: Erika Slayton
PSC 5 Box
APO AE 09050
Daughter of Lloyd (Ed) and Bridget
Robby, Ami-Jo and Angela Spickard
National Guard medical
U.S. Air Force
At Ramstein Air Base, Germany
Class of ’82
class reunion in cyberspace for 1960 graduates of LCHS
The Postville Courthouse revisited, by Stan
Stringer, posted Feb. 12, 2002, in LDN
Lincoln Lakes beach,
by Stan Stringer, posted July 10, 2001
Stan Stringer tells story of Mark Holland’s buzzing of Lincoln,
posted May 11, 2001
Leigh Henson, now a college teacher in Missouri, remembers Miss
Jones, Jefferson School principal,
posted March 29, 2001
Foreign Service officer recalls infamous Valentine's Day '79 in
Tehran, by George McKinney, posted Feb. 15, 2001
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