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2 Mt. Pulaski Times At Horsefeathers in Elkhart Delicious Home Cooking at its Best! Offering Scrumptious Lunches Tuesday - Sunday 11-2:30 Daily Specials - Seasonal Dishes Reservations & Credit Cards Accepted Horsefeathers Antique & Gift Shop lOAm to 4Pm Tues. - Sun. 104 Governor Oglesby St 947-2100 Odd Fellow Heritage ] I Affordable Housing for qualified people Buffalo - Williamsville Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 Return of Premium Life Insurance Pays you back for living iiii!!!i Unlike regular life insurance policies, Return of Premium Life Insurance rewards you for keeping the policy by guaranteeing to return your total cumulative premiums paid at the end of a 20-year term, if your policy is still in force, It's life insurance that pays you back for living. That coverage that goes Beyondthe expected rM Contact your Pekin Insurance Agent today about a moneyLbaek guarantee on life insurance. Downing, Przykopanski, Clements & May Insurance Agency, ,he. 124 S. Washington St. Mt. Pulaski 792-5251 www, pekininsurance, corn Edith Celebrated 95 th Birthday Edith Talkington celebrated her 95th birthday Feb. 15. She was born in 1916 in Wilburton, OK. Her family moved to Springfield where she met and married Harold Talking- ton in July of 1936. They spent most of their married life in Athens, where Edith was a homemaker, self-employed seamstress and community volunteer. Much of her volunteer work was sharing her outstand- ing cooking skills for various group fundraisers. Before her retirement Edith worked for the State of Illinois Dept of Revenue. Edith is the mother of Jerry (Ruth) Talkington of Pleas- ant'Hill, MO, Steven (Jean) Talkington of Denver, CO and 'Sharon (Donald) Awe of Elkhart. Sheis proud a grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Local relatives would include Debby (Rick) Aylesworth and Dustin, Chase, Lukas, Clay, Doug (Marsha) Awe, Lisa (Bill) Glaze and Pearl, Randy (Jennifer) Awe and Cole, Jessica. Anyone wishing to send Edith a card should mail it to: Mrs. Edith Talkington, c/o St. Clara's Manor, 200 5th Street -,#120, Lincoln, IL 62656. Wrong Way was Error of Commitment By Mike Lakin Chief Lynn Freer was exit- ing his squad car on Morgan Street at Garden Street tobe present for the dismissal of students at the grade school. He watched a vehicle travel south on Garden (wrong direction) and through two barricades that block off the entrance of Garden Street from Jefferson Street. After making a stop of the vehicle, Chief Freer asked the driver if he was aware of the one-way status of Garden Street between Jef- ferson and Morgan. The driver stated he was aware and said that once he entered the one-way zone he "just kept on going". The driver stated numerous times that he knew what he had done. Chief Freer reminded him that school was about to dis- miss for the day and many children were present. The driver stated he had done wrong and knew it. Chief Freer issued a City Ordinance citation for improper lane usage (one- way, wrong direction) with a fine of $120. You can't trust your dog to watch your food. COWBOY WISDOM February 19, 2011 Thank You From Dick Romer & Family Thank you to all my family and friends for their thoughts and prayers during my extended stay at St. Johns Hospital. It was sin- cerely appreciated. Our Weather 2010 The official National Weather Ser- vice rainfall-melted snow for the Mt. Pulaski Observation Location for December was a total of 1.06". Snowfall was 6.7". By Day - Rain-Melted Snow 12-05.05" 12-25.44" 12-12.42" 12-30.01" 12-13.05" 12-31 .09" TOTAL 1.06" By Day - Snow Accumulation 12-05 .3" 12-16 .2" 12-12 2.0 " 12-25 5.0" 12-13 1.0" TOTAL 6.7" So far this year - Rainfall (melted snow) for January was 1,46". Total snow accumulation for January was 6.5". Rainfall (melted snow) for February was 2.11". Total snow accumulation for February was 7". Rainfall for March was 2.4". Rain- fall for April was 2.93", Rainfall for May was 3.35". Rainfall for June was a whopping 11.10". Rainfall for July was 4.04". Rainfall for August was 2.19". Rainfall for September was 5.17". Rainfall for October was a total of 1.51". Rainfall for Novem- ber was 2.56". Our Weather 2011 The official National Weather Ser- vice rainfall-melted snow for the Mt. Pulaski Observation Location for January was a total of .81". Snowfall was 6.6". By Day - Rain-Melted Snow 0%01 .10" 01-19.04" 01-08.02" 01-20.17" 01-11 .11" 01-21 .06" 01-12.13" 01-23.07" 01-18.11" TOTAL .81" By Day - Snow Accumulation 01-07 .2" 01-20 1.5" 01-08 .1" 01-21 1.3" 01-11 1.2" 01-22 .2" 01-12 1.5" 01-23 .6" TOTAL 6.6 So far this year - Rainfall (melted snow) for January was .81". Total snow accumulation for January was 6.6". Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Call 217-792-5557 to subscribe. Periodical Postage is paid at Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Mt. Pulaski Times, C/O Michael Lakin, P O Box 114 - 311 S. Washington Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Office: 217-792-5557 times@frontiei-net.net