reminded that only container glass will be accepted during the
collection. Container glass is any glass that originally held either
a food or beverage product. All colors of glass will be accepted.
The recycling program will no longer accept broken glass due to
Participants are asked to thoroughly rinse all
containers and to remove all plastic or metal lids and rings.
Labels, either foil or paper, may be left on the containers. Due to
the large volume of glass being collected, the recycling program
reserves the right to refuse any glass that does not meet the
Glass is not to be left at the site prior to the hours of the
The glass recycling program does not accept light bulbs or
florescent lights, window glass, mirrors, ceramics, dishware, or
CorningWare items. Participants are asked to comply with the glass
collection guidelines, as a single piece of ceramic material or a
light bulb can contaminate an entire load of glass.
Information on the county's recycling programs is available
through the Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency by contacting the
office at 217-732-9636 or visiting the agency website at
select "Joint Solid Waste
following are the winners of the Aug. 29 Draw 4 Carroll
drawing that took place in the wine tent during the balloon fest:
Winner of $1,000:
Diane Laugel; seller, Diane Laugel
Winner of $500:
Gautam Patel; seller, Tia Taylor-Morrow
Winner of $250:
Etta M. Krotz; seller, Bob Krotz
Winner of $100: Sam Knox; seller, Brian
The next Draw 4 Carroll drawing will take place on Saturday,
Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Railsplitter Festival.
of Lincoln Honor Flight wishes to thank individuals,
organizations and businesses for their generous donations and
efforts that have made it possible for 91 more World War II veterans
to fly Sept. 14 on a third charter flight from Abraham Lincoln
Capitol Airport in Springfield to Washington, D.C., to see the World
War II Memorial, Arlington Cemetery and other memorials.
The public is invited to a "welcome home" ceremony for these
veterans when the plane arrives back at the Springfield airport at
9:40 p.m. on Sept. 14. Wear red, white and blue; bring flags and
signs to show your appreciation.
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Veterans on this flight come from the towns of Alton, Athens,
Bartonville, Bethalto, Bloomington, Bunker Hill, Carrollton,
Chatham, Clinton, Danville, Divernon, East Alton, Fairbury, Godfrey,
Havana, Hopedale, Jacksonville, Lewistown, Lincoln, Litchfield,
Mackinaw, Marquette Heights, Mason City, Morton, New Berlin, Normal,
Pekin, Peoria, Peoria Heights, Petersburg, Riverton, Roanoke,
Rushville, Springfield, Taylorville, Washington, Weldon and
Applications from veterans are being accepted for future flights,
which will occur in 2011. Names continue to be added to the waiting
list, which currently numbers 260 veterans.
The Land of Lincoln Honor Flight board welcomes the chance to
speak to organizations, businesses, churches, conventions or other
groups about the mission, future flights, guardian duties,
fundraising and donations.
For more information about this flight, how individuals and
groups can help the mission, how to obtain applications, how to
become a member, and to learn more about Land of Lincoln Honor
Flight, go to
www.landoflincolnhonorflight.org or contact Ray Wiedle: home
phone 314-427-2317, cell 217-622-1473, e-mail
Barry & Bennett Funeral Home is now taking reservations for the
2011 mega wall calendar. They are free and may be delivered to you
if you wish when they come in. Just call 217-732-2638 or stop by
the funeral home at 620 Pulaski St. in Lincoln.
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bag. At the end of the month we will draw a name and someone will
get $25 just for dropping us an e-mail. If you wish, we will be
happy to donate your winnings to the organization of your choice.
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