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Main Street Lincoln would like to take
this opportunity to thank the volunteers that decorated our downtown
for the holidays. Your support in making our community a better
place is truly appreciated.
Thanks to Dale Bassi, Linda
Churchill, Dan Doolin, Pat French, David Lanterman, Genevieve
Larson, Julie Larson, Jeff Mayfield, Payne Mayfield, Lorraine
Phillips, Greg Tarter, Holly Tarter, Bret Tripplett, Don Vinson and
A special thank-you to the LCHS
baseball team: Kaleb Gordan, Tim Guy, Paul Phillips, Matt Phillips
and Coach Pat Hake.
Thank you all for spending your
Saturday morning knee-deep in garland, lights and bows! We could not
have done it without your cooperation!!
Main Street Lincoln
(Posted Nov. 24, 2004)
I'm Nonnie Loveless of Minnesota. My
son John has cancer, and I would like for his friends and anyone
that would care to send him a card to cheer him up. Send it to John
Loveless, 109 S. Ellsworth St., Houston, MN 55943.
He was born and lived in Lincoln
until he came here so that he can be treated for the cancer. He
would enjoy hearing from all of his friends. He will be having
surgery in December.
(Posted Nov. 24, 2004)
Life Sentence, No Parole
If we tried to invent the
cruelest punishment for dogs, we probably couldn't come up with
anything worse than "solitary confinement" on a chain or in a
Dogs are pack animals who
crave the companionship of others. Scratches behind the ears,
games of fetch, or even just walks around the block mean the
world to them. Curling up at your feet while you watch TV is
their idea of heaven.
Many dogs left to fend for
themselves at the end of a chain fall prey to attacks by other
animals or cruel people, and many others are injured or hanged
or choke as a result of getting entangled or caught in their
If you have a backyard dog,
please, bring him or her inside. They don't want much--just
service announcement from Lincoln Daily News and