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15 P tO O I.t OI Matt Amidon was at the line shooting over a wall thrown up by Riverton. Allen Schahl Photo Demanding respect is almost always met with resistance. 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. 217-303-6159 to subscribe. Periodical Postage is paid at Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 POSTMASTER: Sead address changes to: Mt. Pulaski Times, C/O Michael Lakin, P 0 Box 114 - 311 S. Washiagton Mt. Pulaski, glinois 62548 Omce: 217-303-6159 gmail.com Topper Ladies: Out & About... For the first time, our group trav- eled a short distance to Latham to The Korn Krib for our February luncheon-meeting Tuesday, the 17 . If you haven't been there lately, you might enjoy the short drive. The menu, currently being updat- ed, does not include several new items. Never fear... Charity Mile- ham, chef and manager, will pa- tiently and thoroughly recite - and - describe those dishes not listed. The meals were freshly pre- pared; everything served to us was hot and delicious. They are closed on Sunday and Monday, but all other days feature a dally special. Tuesday, it was a hot roast beef sandwich with choice of sides. Several of us had plates of wall- eye, which contained 3 large piec- es of fish, choice of potatoes, and salad. Perfectly fried with a spe- cially seasoned batter, and slightly browned, it was a tasty meal in- deed. Several salads were available and one lady reported hers was especially good with a raspberry- walnut dressing. Another enjoyed dining on mushrooms, prepared freshly in-house. Servings were very generous in size. Next, desserts appeared:i an- other winner! Prepared by Char- ity, she offered peanut butter pie, a gooey, rich chocolate dessert, and her very popular coconut cream pie with a stacked-high meringue/ whipped cream topping. Most of our group indulged, ei- ther eating it in-house or settling for the "take-out" route. Walt staff did a good job of car- ing for our table. Charity does most of the cooking.., and she's quite good at it! She has a long ca r reer in the cooking field. Her skills are apparent. Over coffee, we lin- gered for a short visit. " Co-hostesses were Madonna Boyle and Phyllis Hawk. Each at- tendee received a small red heart box of valentine chocolates. The door prize, a little pot of red roses suitable for transplanting, was won by Marilyn Edwards. The Korn Krib has a large din- ing area for special occasions, which makes it attractive for big- ger groups. We all enjoyed the meal and time together. Lots of winter blah days lie ahead...this is a time to get out and away from the "cabin" for a few hours of fun. Come join us next time for "time out". Arrangements for the March luncheon are not available yet. All are welcome. Submitted by - Pat Straumann Accepting Bids for 2015-2016 Mowing Seasons Mt. Pulaski Township Park District is now accepting bids for the 2015-2016 mowing seasons. Vendor must show proof of equipment necessary to maintain parks, including mower, roller, weedeater, and sprayer. The bids should bebroken down by: Veteran's Park exclusive of sports fields Veteran's Park Baseball Field Veteran's Park Soccer/Track Field Sports fields may require some rolling and spraying North Park East Park Farmer's Park Fishing Lake Bids must be returned to the Park District no later than March 13, 2015: Mt. Pulaski Township Park District P.O. Box 101 Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 No bids will be accepted after March 13, 2015. Next Issue... March 16 Deadline is Monday Monday March 9. Publication of any article submitted at deadline is subject to space available. Italy is reportedly preparing for the possibility of air strikes by ISIS. [Eternal T00ty Lutheran Church Missouri Synod- Rev. Daniel Thie Ph.D. Pastor Web: http:l/www.eternaltrinitylcms.org Ya'll come see us! 6076 Old Bagdad Hwy, Milton, FL 32583 Office Phone: (850) 623-5780 Home Phone: (850) 626-5626 E-mail: etlc@att.net SALLY J. TURNER, LOGAN COUNTY CLERK NOTICE TO THE ELDERLYAND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND ABSENTEE AND GRACE PERIOD VOTING FOR THE APRIL 7, 2015 CONSOLIDATED GENERAL ELECTION Citizens who cannot leave their home or nursing home because of permanent disability and are not registered to vote may arrange for voter registration by contacting the Office of the Logan County Clerk. Upon request, assistance can be obtained through the Clerk or deputy registrar. On-Line and Mail-in reg- istration forms are available to all citizens of the State of Illinois on the County Clerk website: www.co.logan.il.us/county_clerk/ under Election Information. Registration forms may also be obtained at the resident's nursing home, and Grace Period Reg- istration may be offered by request through the County Clerk. Any qualified resident may register to vote at the Office of the Logan County Clerk Ioca__ tedr in .R0om 20 of the. Logan County Courthouse, Lincoln, IllinoisMonday-through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Two forms of identification are required to register; one must display your current address. The last day to register to vote with a deputy registrar for the Consolidated General Election is March 10, 2015 (with the exception of Grace Period Registration and transfer of registration beginning March 11 and ending April 4, 2015 in the Office of the Logan County Clerk). All polling places in Logan County are accessible to per- sons with disabilities. Voting aids and assistance in marking the ballot are available in the Office of the County Clerk. If you are unable to vote at your polling place on Election Day you may vote Absentee or Early. An excuse is no longer needed. Absentee voting in person and by mail will be available in the Office of the Logan County Clerk on March 13, 2015. Registered voters may now make application for an absentee ballot by mail. Applications to Vote can be obtained on the County Clerk's website: www.co.logan.il.us/county_clerk/under Election Information or through a request in person, by mail or telephone through the Office of the County Clerk. The last day an Application to Vote may be received by mail, and the last day an Absentee Ballot may be mailed from the Office of the County Clerk is April 2,2015. The last day to vote in person Absentee in the Office of the Logan County Clerk is Monday, April 6, 2015. Contact the Office of the County Clerk to receive further Absen- tee information, or visit the Logan County Clerk website for up- to-date information and forms. For information concerning absentee/early voting, voter regis- tration, or voting for the elderly or disabled, please contact the Office of the Logan County Clerk at (217) 732-4148. Isl Sally J. Turner, Logan County Clerk I