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Saturday,  Sept. 11, 2021
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Today's edition will include a recap of activities commemorating the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.

LDN will also revisit some of its original coverage on September 11, 2001, and the days following.

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Thank you to Michelle Robinson for this picture of the Logan County Courthouse lawn adorned with 2,977 flags to commemorate the lives lost in that horrific act of terrorism.

Photo by Michelle Robinson      (Click on image to enlarge)

On a pleasant Friday evening, three precious young women and one charming young man competed for the title of princess and prince at the 2021 Atlanta Fall Festival. After the judges made their decision, Lincoln Craig was crowned prince and Oaklynn Jason was crowned princess.

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A look back
at September 11, 2001
and the days that followed

Students at LCCS gather around the TV in the new student center as they watch today's news.

President George Bush has declared the U.S.
under terrorism attack
(posted 11:15 a.m. Tues., Sept. 11, 2001)

Terrorists have attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Three planes were confirmed flown into those structures. The planes were hijacked commercial airliners with passengers. One was an American Airlines flight.

Two planes were crashed into the upper levels of the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The towers later collapsed. There were an estimated 20,000 people believed to have perished in those buildings.

One plane was crashed into the Pentagon.

There has also been a hijacked airliner crashed near Pittsburgh, Pa. There are still other unaccounted for planes in the air believed to be hijacked.

All commercial flights in the U.S. have been grounded. Canada is not allowing for takeoffs but is receiving landings.

The U.S. Air Force is flying defense over Washington.

Lincoln Community High School students watch Tuesday as unprecedented events unfold on the day America was under terrorism attack.
Lincoln College students gathered on Wednesday evening to process Tuesday’s events.
Friday, Sept. 14
A National Day of Prayer

Seeking her way out of the confusion, America searches her soul in unity for comfort, answers and direction.

A Public Expression of Patriotism is scheduled for this location, the Logan County Courthouse, at 4:15 p.m. today.


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The September 15th meeting of the Logan County Emergency Planning Committee has been cancelled due to concerns surrounding the increase in Covid-19 cases.

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