[OCT. 13, 2005]
Parade entries are still being sought for the Nov.
5 Logan County Courthouse Centennial celebration. The parade will
kick off an afternoon of activity commemorating the 100th
anniversary of the dedication of the fourth and current Logan County
Dan Fulscher, Logan County Emergency Management Agency director,
briefed the Lincoln City Council on the latest plans for the parade.
He and Regional Superintendent of Schools Jean Anderson are
coordinating the parade.
Fulscher said that there is still room
for entries for the parade, which will follow a short route from
Hamilton and Broadway streets behind the safety complex, proceed to
Pulaski Street through downtown to Kickapoo Street, to Broadway and
back to Hamilton. He expects the parade will be between a half-hour
to an hour long.
Emergency services will be represented and honored in the parade.
There will be a number of antique rescue vehicles, and department
chiefs will be carrying the names of deceased rescue personnel who
have served the county in the past 100 years. Veterans from all
branches of service will also be honored. Bagpipes by Jim Turley cap
Fulscher said that they would like to have antique vehicles,
carriages, horses, relics and people dressed in old-time clothing
A ceremony at the courthouse will follow the parade. Fulscher
said, "Old relics will stay and be part of the ceremony at the
The Logan County Courthouse replicas have arrived and are now
available for sale. The limited edition, made-to-scale miniatures
are available for $25 in the county treasurer's office at the Logan
Other collector's items are available for purchase as well. There
is a large watercolor painting by Robert Johnson, $120 framed and
$60 unframed. An 11-by-14-inch pencil drawing by artist David Doolin
is available, unframed for $15. And a brass enameled lapel pin is