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3 - Mt. Pulaski Times January 8, 2011 Mt Pulaski Zion Lutheran Crusader's split against Bethel Morton Zion Lutheran Crusader's 6th grade was led by Lukas Aylesworth with 13 points and 18 rebounds. Austin Krueger provided 6 points. Noah Funk had 2 points. Mitchell Hagenbuch added 3. Joshua Jackson had 2 points. Zion wins with a final score of 26-17. Zion 8th grade was outscored 12-4 in the second quarter and could not overcome the deficit Zion loses 17-28. Matthew Amidon scored 8 points and 15 rebounds for the Crusaders. Brandon Hickey fin- ished with 4 points. Kurtis Hoock chipped in 2 points and Caleb Przykopanski had 2 points. Lukas Aylesworth added 1 pont. Mt Pulaski Zion Lutheran Crusader's take two from Salem Jacksonville Building & Remodeling Zion Lutheran Crusader's 6th grade was led by Mitchell Hagenbuch with 15 points. Lukas Aylesworth with 7 points and 9 rebounds. Austin Krueger pro- vided 6 points. Caleb Meador added one point. Zion wins with a final score of 29- 15. Zion 8th grade secured a win against Salem Jacksonville. Bran- don Hickey finished the game with 15 points. Matthew Amidon had a double double 11 points and 10 rebounds Kurtis Hoock put in 10 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Lukas Aylesworth added 6 points. Caleb Przykopanski had 2 points. Final score Zion 44 Salem 23. Article from Zion Lutheran School Lost Your Kitten? - Found this kitten at Curtis Oil Dec 23. Male, very friendly, loveable, and litter trained, Plays well with others, If you have lost this kitten, call Sheila Aylesworth at 792-5527. Skip Proctor of Latham is well known around Central Illinois for his half-century of volunteer work. Skip is President of the Decatur Shriners and has been a tireless volunteer for the Ansar Shrine Unit. Recently, Skip was honored for his volunteer work for Decatur and Macon County athletics. For the past few years, Skip has been a part of the Team Soy Capital Decatur Thanksgiving basketball tournament, getting volunteers from his Lions Club to take tickets and assist with the tournament during the tournament's Saturday afternoon and evening sessions. Skip was "shocked" this year when the Team Soy Capi- tal Decatur Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament com- mittee selected him as this year's Volunteer-of-the- Year. Skip said, "It was unbelievable," One tournament committee member said, "Skip can give folks an extensive history on Warrensburg-Latham basketball. He can also share many Turkey Tourney and Millikin bas- ketball memories as a volunteer for the Decatur basketball classic and bus driver for the 'Big Blue"'. Skip began his athletics career as a student manager at Cerro Gordo in 1956. He didn't know at that time how those experiences as Cerro Gordo's sports manager would lead to greater things for the man, who literally eats, sleeps and drinks athletics from all levels.., high school or college. At one time or another, he has served as Warrensburg-Latham's timer and scorekeeper and on the football chain crew. Folks say that he has done a lot to benefit Cardinals and Big Blue athletics and the Team Soy Capital Thanksgiv- ing Classic. Skip was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame in 1986. He was in Warrensburg-Latham High School when he observed faculty and staff being asked to leave any reminisces and recollections they had about him. No one would tell him what was going on. Said Skip, "They were stonewalling me, especially Phil Shelton." THE IBCA Committee didn't have to take a vote. Everyone knew what Skip had been doing with. high school athletics around central Illinois. He had been a part of the Warrensburg-Latham school system since 1959 when he started out as a timer at the Warrensburg junior high school. Five years later, in 1964, he started driving buses for the W -L school district and in 1976 be began serving as timer and scorekeeper for the basketball program. In 1994 he started out as a timer at Mt. Pulaski and drove many a Mt. Pulaski team all over the state for games. About four to five years ago, the Team Soy Capital Decatur Thanksgiving basketball tournament called and asked if the Lions Club for help with the 3aturday after- noon sessions taking tickets. Skip agreed to the call for help. Later, he and his club picked up the Saturday night duties as well. Skip is rightly proud of his community service as well. In addition to the Decatur Lions Club, Proctor also is deeply involved with the Decatur Shrine Club where he is instrumental in a number of projects, including the recently successful Shrine 50 race at the Macon Speed- way which raised money for the Shriners Hospitals. Skip was once a basketball and football official, includ- ing calling a football game with the late Jerry Menz, who died last month. "Jerry and I were calling a football game in Assumption when it started raining and before the game ended the rain had turned to snow and Jerry went over to the coaches and told them there wouldn't be any timeouts and we were ending the game in five minutes." No one argued with Jerry," Skip said. .............................. 1~I~' '|r+';l The U.S. is changing the way it measures the long term unemployment rate. Unemploy- ment forms will now give the option of checking 260 weeks or longer. After that they can just list which President was in office the last time they worked. The Christmas Blizzard kept some planes on the tarmac at JFK for ten hours. Or as they call it at O'Hare International, "Tuesday". Ambulance fees ore going up across the country. The question is+ why would anyone need on ambulance to take them across the country? E Chestnut General Contracting Professional Service- Home Town Commitment Licensed - Fully Insured - Bonded ms License # 104 - 008527 C~sh f~ Tools is maldng its way to Lincoln for a five day event. This is + rare ~rtu~y for you to sell your tools ar~ get paid on the spot+ As a booming economy thdves i~ the international marketplace, there is a demand fo~ ~o tools. "We are shipping these took all over the world," said Tamm~ Chandler a spokesperson for the event. "There is a huge demand and as a lot of the workforce leaves the US for jobs ovePseas, there is a growing demat+d for ~oc ~ed tools at+d even old took;+ A few recent tmnsacti0ns were mentioned in a press release A woman from I(~ntucky attendJ=d a ~imilar evem and ~'o~,p,h,t ir~ some of her late husband's tools a~ci lee with a ~eck for ~925.00, Her IDOLS inclodeO an array of garden tools, some wrenches, a saw, a toolbox and two drills, Dee McCtai~e from Centerville, indiana went to a~ event and left with a check for ~4,gO0.~O~ r~e had some impact wrenches, a generator anct some mechan+ ks tools. Everyone won't be as excitec~ as john Drew was when he brought in a roiling machine, a o~o machine, two tow motocs and two power lifts to an event ir Cemerville Indiana. "His check of $ I18,000,00 was an extreme sitba~on but those tools are out there ano we have people ~11 over the world that will buy them," said Chandler+ "A lot of people leave with a check for a few hundred bucks ormore. Th..is gives people ++he opportunity to sell the stuff and get it out of the g~rage, Communi;ies love us an~ we are thankful to have had Centervi~le on the schedule," Cha=~dler also s~id ~hat she expects to spend into the hun+ c~reds of thousands this week i~ Lincoln I r~ fl +- i_+ LINCOLN JANUARY llTH - 15TH T-F: 9AM-6PM SAT: 9AM-4PM LOGAN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS GREEN DOOR EXHIBITION BUILDING 1408 SHORT 11TH STREET LINCOLN, IL 62656 WE ARE BUYING ALL TOOLS INCLUDING HAND TOOLS, POWER TOOLS, AIR POWERED, INDUSTRIAL, TOOL CABINETS, COMPLETE SETS BRING IN ANY TOOL AND WE WILL LOOK AT !T CASH OFFERWILL BE MADE OU THE SPOT SNAP'ON J MCCULLOUGH I STANLEY I ALLIED [ DELTA CRAFTSMAN I KOBALT + DREMEL [ MAC I HITACHI STARRETT I CLIFTON I LENOX EASTWtNG ~ SElL BOSCH I POWERMATIC I BLACK AND DECKER [ DEWALT PORTER-CABLE I GMC I ~YOBI I MAKITA I PERFORMAX GRIZZLY i SHOP FOX [ DENALI I FEIN PAN/ .SONIC O CA'I' 1FREUD LEATHERMAN I BOSTITCH I MILWAUKEE For More Information Call: 217-523-4225 %1