William "Bill" C. Bates Jr. practiced law in Lincoln beginning in
the 1950s. In 1972 he joined with Robert J. Woods and Dick H. Woods
Jr. and formed the Woods & Bates Law Office, which today is run by
Bill’s son and grandson, Bill and Blinn.
Funeral services are
planned for Friday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church with
Father Mark Evans officiating.
Memorials may be made to the George Gahr Memory Unit at the
Christian Nursing Home or to the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare
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board to meet Thursday evening
The first meeting of March for the Abraham
Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County will be on Thursday, March 13, at 5
p.m. at the Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce office in Lincoln.
The change in location to the chamber office is due to a scheduling conflict
at the Holiday Inn Express.
quarterly meeting to be March 19
The next quarterly meeting of the Logan County Local Emergency Planning
Committee will be on Wednesday, March 19, at noon in the Blue Room of the
Logan County Safety Complex, 911 Pekin St.
Hartsburg-Emden FFA to host Hunter Safety Clinic
HARTSBURG — The Hartsburg-Emden FFA is hosting a Hunter Safety Clinic on
April 4 and 5 at the Hartsburg American Legion building. Participants must
attend both sessions. The clinic starts at 6 p.m. April 4, and the April 5
session begins at 9 a.m.
For more information, contact Betsy Pech at 217-642-5244.
seeks donations for annual garage sale
The Humane Society of Logan County will have
its fundraising garage sale this year on June 13, 14 and 15, in conjunction
with the Logan County Route 66 Garage Sale. The Humane Society's sale will
again be at the Logan County Fairgrounds.
A wide variety of items will be available, including home décor,
books, toys, furniture, sporting goods, clothing, shoes, belts,
purses and much more. Food will also be available.
time? Make extra space at home and help Logan County animals too.
Donations of clean, gently used items may be dropped off each
Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning May 7.
Please enter through south gate. Electronics cannot be accepted.
Jose UMC fish fry slated for March 21
SAN JOSE — The San Jose United Methodist Women and the men of the
church are presenting their annual fish fry for missions on Friday, March
21. Serving will be from 4 till 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Whole catfish are fried on the premises during the event. Other
items on the menu are hash brown casserole, coleslaw, baked beans,
homemade desserts and drinks. Chicken strips are also on the menu
for children or adults who do not eat fish.
Tickets will be sold in advance by members of the church or at
the door. Guests may dine in or carry out for the same price.
Tickets are $9 for adults, $4 for children age 4-12, and children
under 4 years eat free with a paid adult.
Proceeds benefit children and youth ministries such as Vacation
Bible School, camping scholarships and the Bible Zone after-school
ministry and meal.
The San Jose United Methodist Church is at 601 S. First St. in
San Jose, six blocks south of U.S. 136 at the corner of Linden and
First. San Jose is about 15 miles directly south of Pekin on
Towerline Road; or follow Illinois Route 29 to U.S. 136, then go
east two miles to San Jose; or go about 10 miles west of Interstate
155 on U.S. 136.
For advance tickets or more information, call the church at 309-247-3232 or
Jim Eeten at 309-247-3485.
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