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Odd Fellow Heritage [ I Affordable Housing for qualified people Buffalo - Williamsville Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 ome at rement? Pewell Imrance Agcy Inc Dero Powll. Ag, ent Mt Pulaski. IL 62548 "Current 0ffective annual interest I 0-Year Interest Rate Guarantee Peri  :: on premium of $25,000 as of 02/tBltt ::i:: i A tax benefit today, plus retirement income you can't outlive. Let's talk about the FUTURE INCOME PLUS deferred annuity from State Farm. Bus: 217-792-3371 Toll Free: 877-792-.3371 statefarm.com* www.deronpowell.com  I [ I 2 2011 Parade Theme The 2011 Parade will be during the 175th celebration at 10 am Sat., July 2. The theme is: "A Year of Celebration-Life on the Hill." More information will follow at a later date, but now is tire time to say, "I want to be part of "the celebration". We hope churches, businesses, organizations and families will be part of the celebration. We are going to ask everyone to preregister and hopefully we will be able to develop a commemorative flyer for the public. If you have any questions, you may call Carolyn Beatty at 792-3848. Scholarship Offered MU Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an interna- tional honorary sorority of women Educators, is offering a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student who is pursuing a career as a teacher. The applicant must be a graduate of a DeWitt or Logan County high school and will be in his/her junior or senior year for the 2011-2012 school year at their college or university. The scholarshi p is to be used for education- ally related expenses such as tuition, fees, or books. Selec- tion will be made on the basis of the application, transcript, essay and recommendations. Applications are due by April 15. Applications may be picked up at the high school guidance offices of any high school in the DeWitt or Logan coun- ties, or by contacting Mrs. Cathy Gordon, 3 Sycamore Drive, Clinton, IL 61727. Named to Dean's List University of Illinois Fall 2010 Dean's List at Urbana- Champaign included Erich Maxheimer of Chestnut. Erich is enrolled in the School of Engineering - Civil Engineer- ing. Elects Mark Miller New Board Chair The Farm Credit Services of Illinois board of directors elected Mark Miller, of rural Chestnut, chairman at the board's 2011 organiza- tional meeting in January. Mark has been a Farm Credit director since 1997. A third generation farmer, Mark grows corn and soy- beans on farms in Logan and Macon Counties. He earned a degree in agricul- tural economics and agron- omy from Western Illinois University. Mark serves as a director for the Farmers Grain Company of Central Illinois and as a park com- missioner for the Chestnut- Beason Park District. He is a member of the Macon County Farm Bureau and St. Thomas Aquinas Catho- lic Church, Mt. Pulaski. Mark and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Andrew and Elizabeth. Storage Space Available 500 S. Garden St. Mt. Pulaski Mt. Pulaski Times It'S lust M6 By Mike Lakin Bob Metz (P & M Commu- nications) responded to a Dish Network Service call recently here in Logan County. This customer has a kangaroo. In 28 years, this is something Bob said he had not run into before and likely will not again. Local Reader passes along the following... The plaque listing School Board Members on" the local school board when the gym was built is located where? It's behind the trophy case. In that trophy case is a team photo that Phil Shelton coached to state. What is the strange thing about that photo? When photo was taken, Phil had a moustache. Principal Joe Zimmerman didn't think the moustache was "appropriate" and had it "blocked out" of the photo. Over the decades, Phil's grad- ually "growing" that mous- tache back.., in the photo. When building repairs were made in the area of the "old" gym evidence was found of a pretty good fire. Our local reader surmises someone's cigarette might have "rolled" from the library through a crack in floor and caused the long-ago fire. Question is, anyone willing to own up to that after all these many years? Never miss a good chance to shut up. COWBOY WISDOM Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakir 311 S. Washington St., Mr. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington 9t., Mr. 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 Ot'fice: 217-792-5557 times@ frontiernet.net March 5, 2011