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[March 26, 2014]  Paul Boatman to speak at writing club

Lincoln Writer's Club will meet Tuesday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room of the student center at Lincoln College. Paul Boatman, chaplain of Safe Haven Hospice, will be the guest speaker, focusing on how writing reflects our life's direction.

The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 732-2723.


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.

HSLC 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.

Spring cleaning 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.

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Benefit for infant Lyndie Jones

On Saturday, March 29, there will be a dinner benefit at the Lincoln Knights of Columbus Hall to assist the family of Lyndie Jones with her medical expenses. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5. There will be a silent auction from 4:30 to 7, and live music will begin at 8.

Lyndie Jones is the daughter of Katie Alsup and Justin Jones of Mount Pulaski. She was born June 20, 2013 — 17 weeks premature. She weighed 1 pound, 5 ounces at birth and has been in the St. John's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit since birth. To date she has had three surgeries, including heart surgery, a tracheotomy and a feeding tube installation. When Lyndie does get to come home, she will require in-home nursing care.

City of Mount Pulaski announces pickup dates for landscape waste

MOUNT PULASKI — The city of Mount Pulaski has announced this year's schedule for landscape waste pickup. Pickup days will be as follows: April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

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