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The 26 senior activity participants above are among those who were recognized at Friday's Senior Night prior to the final LCHS football game of the season. These students are members of the football team, football cheerleaders, marching band or pom squad.
Students pictured are (front row from left) Zac Dukes, Zach Toft, Dylan Eimer, Nick Haferkamp, Colt Hickey, Jase Camp; (second row): Reuben Bowlby, Katie Gosda, Casey Ritchhart, Ericka Bradley, Bethany Rea, Aubrey Joseph, Joel Ritchhart; (third row): Alexis Richert, Ryan Brown, Kathryn Opperman, Caiti Wunderlin, Jordan Vermeire, Katelyn Cecil, Lorenda Kirby, Christina Larson; (back row): Blake Dowell, Jonathon Mangano, Dustin Jackson, Josh Jordan and Bryce Hunsley.

Picture by Loyd Kirby  (Click on picture for larger image.)

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  • Note: The First United Methodist Church of Lincoln is accepting donations on behalf of the Gee family. Checks should be made out to First United with "Gee family" written in the memo area. The church's address is 302 Broadway, Lincoln, IL 62656.

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          Due to the 2009 novel H1N1 influenza pandemic, the Logan County Department of Public Health (LCDPH) is proceeding to plan for mass immunizations in the event that this should become necessary. It is anticipated that the CDC will recommend vaccination of as many people in the five priority groups as possible and as quickly as possible. The LCDPH has registered to receive the vaccine for the novel H1N1 flu when it becomes available, perhaps as early as the mid October.

          Since this mass vaccination will occur at the same time as vaccination for seasonal flu, additional nurses may be needed to assist with the administration of flu vaccines, particularly if mass immunization efforts become necessary at various clinic sites within a few short days.

          The LCDPH is compiling a list of Registered Nurses who would be interested in assisting with the administration of vaccines for financial compensation while under temporary employment with the LCDPH. If you are interested in assisting, please call the LCDPH at 217-735-2317.



          Margie Harris, RN, MPH
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          Logan County Department of Public Health



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Friday, Oct. 23:

  • Postville Courthouse chimney questions probed

  • Husband and wife start their dream business

  • National recession pushes unemployment rates higher across state

  • HHS provides more than $174 million to Illinois to help low-income households with energy costs

  • Ill. Gov. Quinn announces candidacy for full term

  • San Jose United Methodist, still time to vote on statue, Cumberland Presbyterian, YMCA Halloween party, Harvest of Talents and Jaycees Haunted House in Close Up
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    • Jonathon Mangano

    • Zach Toft

  • Logan Lanes: Logan Lassies

  • McFadden leads Red Lions to victory

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