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"Sorry" I've been a shut-in for a few days and sorry I missed some good programs -- the reading of Lincoln's Farewell Address, Donna Koehler's students' presentation of The Tombstone Trail, and Chris Vallillo music from the Lincoln's years. I know I would have enjoyed all these performances. I did get a bite of Mrs. Lincoln's delicious cake. I do plan to attend some of the other 175th events coming up this year. By the way, the article about Casimir Pulaski was sent to the paper by my nephew, Wade Schott. I am proud of Fl him. He is my brother's son and gradu- orence's ated from Mt. Pulaski High School. On the Lighter Side - While visiting a Gr sick friend at the hospital one evening, ner I heard groan of pain from the room next door. Little yelps of distress were followed by long moans as if all hope was gone. I had visions of patients with massive injuries; limbs in traction and on my way out I couldn't resist a peek. I had forgotten what evening it was. There were no patients in the room. The two off-duty orderlies stood in front of the television set. They were watching "Monday Night Football" with the sound turned off. Food for Thought- Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Do not be terrified, do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Logan County Cemeteries Spring Cleanup Logan County Cemetery District will remove all Winter & Christmas Decorations and start the Spring Cleanup of the Cemeteries. Before March 21, 2011, patrons wishing to save any of these decorations, live wreaths or grave blankets, are requested to remove them from the cemeteries as soon as pos- sible. The Logan County Cemetery District is located at 1238 1850th St - Lincoln. Tom Skelton - Superintendent can be reached at 217-732-2372. Frontier Communications Availability of Services In compliance with state and federal requirements, Frontier Communi- cations of Mt. Pulaski, Inc. is required to provide notice of certain, basic services which it provides throughout its designated serving, areas. Frontier offers the following local exchange telecommunications ser- vices to all consumers throughout its serving area: -Voice grade access to the public switched network; -Local exchange service including an amount of local usage free of per minute charges under a fiat rated local service package; -Dual tone multi-frequency signal; -Single party service; -Access to emergency service; -Access to operator services; -Access to interexchange service; -Access to directory assistance; and -Toll blocking without charge to qualified low income customers. Basic local exchange residential service monthly rates, excluding man- datory F_AS rate, if applicable: Individual Line: $16.96" Rural Individual Line: $19.08" *Other taxes, fees, and surcharges may apply The UTAC Lifeline and Link-Up programs help low-income individuals and households - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - acquire local phone service and get a discount on their monthly phone bills. If you receive benefits from Medicaid, Food Stamps, Sup- plemental Security Income, Federal Housing Assistance, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or the National School Lunch program, then you may qualify for the Lifeline and Link-Up telephone assistance programs. More information concerning these plans is available for your Frontierrepresentative at (800) 921-8t01. It's also easy for customers of Frontier Communications of Mr. Pulaski, to contribute, to the funding of the Lifeline and Link-Up programs. Simply call Frontier's Business Office to indicate that you would like to be billed monthly for contributions to the universal Telephone Ser- vice Assistance Program in the amount of 50 cents, $1.00, $2.00 or $5.00. You may change or discontinue your donation by giving 30 days advance notice. 1stQ11 March 5, 2011 Editor: I always enjoy reading the Times. I enjoy the pictures. Today's (March 5) issue reminded me of years ago. We had a lot bigger snows when I was young and we did not need to make a snow hill 69 years ago. We had Holmes Hill. A lot of happy days and nights were spent there. The city used to block off side streets so we were safe. 60 years ago life was a lot different than today. We had less restrictions, more discipline, more respect for people and prop- erty. We were rowdy but not destructive. We were also home by no later than 10. I am so happy I lived and have fond memories of the 40s 50s and 60s. Frank Sinatra said it best. THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES. Fuzz Froschauer Chili - Soup Supper March 12 Latham Fire Fighters are hosting the fundraiser Sat. March 12 from 3 to 7 pm at the Latham Fire Station. The meal is "by donation" and includes desserts and drinks. There wiU also be a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds will go to the purchase of an imaging camera for the fire depart- ment. Take advantage of ' Act On Energy discounts and rebates. Find significant lighting discounts Get reductions on new heating and cooling systems Turn your fridge into cash Mt. Pulaski Times 11