Early education is an important building block in children's
lives. During these years children through play learn the skills of
cooperation, problem-solving and self-worth. Staff members at
Christian Child Care make it their business to nurture these
Christian Child Care is already planning for summer activities.
This year's summer theme is "Reuse, Recycle and Rejoice." Summer
registrations are being accepted now.
Also this summer the center will have evaluators come to observe
for accreditation. It will be an exciting time for teachers and
staff to make sure they are ready for this big step in establishing
and proving quality by accreditation standards.
April 22 the center is having a drive-by pork chop dinner. Tickets
are $8. Call Coleen Moore, director, at 732-5750 for more
information on tickets and openings for summer registration.
Salvation Army of Logan County announces a volunteer open
house in honor of National Volunteer Week 2010. The event is
scheduled for Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Keest Center, 307 N. Kickapoo St. in Lincoln. Both past and present
volunteers are invited to come and learn about new seasonal
For spring, summer and fall 2010, people interested in learning
more about assisting and serving with Salvation Army's summer and
fall seasonal assistance programs as well as year-round emergency
disaster services will have an opportunity to meet the Logan County
director, Rebecca Van Nydeggen, and to talk with experienced
volunteers. For more information, call 217-732-7890.
is a Family Reading Night on Thursday, April 15, from 5:30 to
6:30 at the Lincoln Parent Center, 305 N. Kickapoo. For more
information, call 217-735-4192. Please join the evening of family
reading fun and activities.
School honor roll -- third nine weeks
Third grade -- Kacey Bennett, Laura
Centers, Tony DiPasquale, Wyatt Collier, Cassie Everson, Kennedy
Freese. Trey Whitetree
Fourth grade -- Ryan Boyd, Titus
Cannon, Tabitha Coley, Abbigayle Parrish, Justin Woods, Kelsey Lee
Fifth grade -- Emily Bergman, Danielle D'Andrea, Laura Hurley,
Lindsey Myers, Ashlyn Scruggs, Trent Whitham, Macie Rankin, Nolan
Hullinger, Cole Kindred, Bryson Kirby
Third grade -- Jacob Franklin,
Hilary Lucas, Ivy Pierce, Luke Rogers, Natalie Schaller, Destini
Thompson, Brendon Eigenbrod, Jillian Ruff, Bryce Watkins, Maddie
Fourth grade -- Jaiden Aeilts,
Allena Benninger, Jason Beverman, Grace Bossingham, Adriana Doolin,
Isaiah Lane, Tate Sloan, Braiden Tisdale, Taylor Carter, Justin
Hatfield, Nathan Long, Shannon Rahn, Kevin Rhoades, Kisha Selph,
Fifth grade -- Christian DeVore, Martin Glick, Samantha Johnson,
Alex Linares, Devon McGrew, Noah Morgan, Hunter Jessee, Connor
Aeilts, Kaelin Butterfield, Honna Doolin, Ericka Dzekunskas, Shelbi
Fisher, Austin Gray, Chenille Hubner, Stephanie Parrott, Izzy
Robbins, Nate Sprague, Seth Turley
Third grade -- Corey Harris, Caleb
Rhoades, Kaylyn Gore, Carl Fisher, Jatrell Belt, Kaleb Franklin,
Sara Harding, Haley McDaniel, Harley Naugle, Aven Thompson
Fourth grade -- Luke Bennett, Ethan
Goodey, Brayden Hunter, Josh Linares, Hailey Ransdell, Michael
Fifth grade -- Taylor Albertson, Ashanti Bonaparte, Sydney Dial,
Brock Laubenstein, Katelyn Newby, Austin Newton, Tyler Albertson,
Sydney Anderson, Kyle Freese, Darian Hardwick, Bryson Maxey, Selena
Quezada, Justin Ruff, Josephine Shivers.
B.U.G. -- Bringing Up Grades:
Haylee Alley, Stephen Hopper, Megan Siddens, Ashley Miller,
Sydney Dea, Isaiah Moore
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Emma Nobbe, seventh-grader at Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln,
has been selected as Zion Lutheran March Student of the Month.
Emma's ZLS activities include cheerleading, track and field, speech
team, choir, choir chimes, spelling bee and state history fair. She
is a member of Jefferson Street Christian Church. Her church and
community activities include youth group, VBS crew helper, church
library volunteer, Together for Lincoln, talent show, jazz dance and
piano. Emma's parents are Dr. Todd and Chris Nobbe of Lincoln.
Megan Opperman, eighth-grader at Zion Lutheran
School in Lincoln, has been selected as Zion Lutheran March Student
of the Month. Megan's ZLS activities have included honor roll, band,
choir, choir chimes, track and field, student council, and
volleyball. Her church and community activities include youth group,
Chester 4-H, nursery helper, VBS helper, Junior Livestock Committee,
Walk for Life, Gardener's Club and Girl Scouts. Megan also enjoys
baking, cooking and gardening. Her parents are David and Stephanie
Opperman of rural Lincoln.
The Nate Stuckey
benefit will be Saturday, April 24, from 3 to 8 p.m. at the
Lincoln Community High School.
In October of 2009, 4-year-old Nate Stuckey was
diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. His dad, Tim, is a
science teacher and soccer coach at Lincoln Community High School.
Sara, his mom, was a teacher at Washington-Monroe before deciding to
stay at home with their three young boys. Since Nate's diagnosis,
Tim and Sara have been taking him to St. John's Hospital for his
ongoing treatment. The purpose of this benefit is to help the
Stuckey family with expenses related to his illness and years-long
Please come enjoy a fun day that will help the
p.m. -- Carnival games, inflatables and cakewalk
p.m. -- Face painting
p.m. -- Silent auction
p.m. -- Hot dog and chili dinner
6 p.m. -- Live auction
Carnival wristband: $5
Face painting: $5
Meal: $5, children 5 and under free
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