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LDN - Top Stories
Saturday morning, Logan County Democrats
celebrated the grand opening of the Democratic
election headquarters at 503 Woodlawn Road,
Cutting the ribbon was Steve Waterworth,
candidate for 18th Congressional District
representative. Waterworth, a retired farmer from Easton, feels
the 18th District is not being served as well as
it was with Ray LaHood and that he can do the
the right of Waterworth is Rebecca Drake, just
returned from the national convention. Drake
said they would be walking precincts every
Saturday morning and manning
phone banks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings,
reminding people to vote or early vote, and
offering rides to the polls if needed. “We want
to get people energized to turn out to vote,”
by Jan Youngquist (Click on photo
for larger image.)
this Sept. 6 file
up to 105
by Mark Lennihan
golf outing, Together for Lincoln, Masonic Lodge
210, Community Action LIHEAP applications, Lincoln
Jaycees Haunted House, VFW essay competitions, Class
of 1957, writing club, Rock 4
Life, hunter safety course, Moving Forward 5K
in on the people,
places and things that make this community interesting!
Carlson Kay of Jacksonville was in Mount Pulaski on Saturday
with a presentation on women of the Civil War.
Here she is re-enacting the swearing in of Albert Cashier as a
soldier in the Illinois 95th Infantry. But Albert was
actually a young Irish girl named Jenny. Kay
said there were an estimated 300 to 400 women who disguised
themselves as men and fought in the Civil War on both sides.
Read more about Cashier in today's Top Stories.
Photo by Nila Smith
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Trouble remembering to take your medications?
Text message reminders may help ...
Foot care tips to keep boomers moving ...
Irritable bowel syndrome: As many as 1 in 7 have it, but few speak
of it ...
Find hot flash relief the natural way ...
Waterproof hearing aids ... How women can take control of their
financial future ... Most Americans don't have life insurance, but wish they did
With boomers coming, hospice industry diversifies ...
Longer life spans shifting focus toward dignity, quality of life News & information for
the seniors in our community
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LDN - Entertainment
"Fall marks a time for entertaining as friends and
families come back together," says visual merchandiser John
Griffith. "The brilliant bursts of reds, oranges and yellows
mark the last vestiges of color until spring, and people are
looking to grab onto those, especially those who appreciate
nature as a decorating tool." Get some quick and easy tips
in the article below in Food, Family and Fun: "Autumn
entertaining made easy with fabulous fall decor ideas."
Railers in the making. The Lincoln Youth
Football program fourth-grade team is on a roll this year. They currently are
undefeated with at 5-0. Saturday they shut out
Chatham by a score of 38-0. Read more and see more pictures of the team
in action below.
Photo by Tim Butterfield
(Click on photo for larger