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In Loving Memory My Son - Brad Follis - has been gone from our lives for 9-years (March 7h). I miss him so much. A day doesn't go by that I do not wonder what you would be doing.., if you had gotten married or had children. Missed by family and fn'ends. Love Always, Mom Thank You From The Family of Harry E. Hild We would like to thank everyone for the phone calls, cards, emails, Facebook comments, flowers, and food following Dad's passing. A special thank you to the ladies of St. John's for the meal fol- lowing the service and every- one who made sure everyone could get up and down the steps. Thank you to Pastor Hofer for his kind words and support. And finally, a big thank you tO Nathan, Chuck, Dennis, and everyone at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader for taking care of Dad during some of the worst weather of the year. We will always remember your kind words, thoughts, and actions. Foxie and Joy Harry Wayne and Jean All the grandchildren and great-grandchildren Soup Buffet Middletown Presbyte- rian Church all-you-can-eat annual soup dinner is March 20, 10:30 am -1 pm. Adults $6, Child 4-12 $3,3 and under free. Menu: vegetable, chili, _ homemade chicken noodle, cream of broccoli, home- made rolls, relish tray, pie or cake, drinks. Missed it by that much By Mike Lakin Mt. Pulaski joined in the attempt to break a Guin- ness World Record for the most people reading a single document at one time. The attempt took place Feb. 11 when people here and else- where read Lincoln's Farewell Address on the 150 th anniver- sary of its delivery. Thirteen states and 105 locations sent in verification. Between 13,000 and 14,000 people joined in for the five- minute reading. But that didn't come close to breaking the Guinness record. That record, 223,363 people read- ing a passage from Charlotte's Web, holds as the World Record. BIBLE FACT - The system of chap- ters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing. Electronic Payments A Must By Judith Bartels Social Security District Manager, Springfield The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced a new rule that will phase out paper checks for Federal benefit and non-tax payments by March 1, 2013. Anyone applying for Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits on or after May 1, 2011, will receive their payments elec- tronically, while those already receiving paper checks will need to switch to electronic payments by March 1, 2013. Social Security, SSI, Veter- ans Affairs, Railroad Retire- ment Board, Office of Person- nel Management benefits, and other non-tax payments are included. For most people getting monthly benefits, this won't really be a change; already 8 out of 10 beneficiaries receive payments electronically. If you still get your check in the mail, you don't need to wait for the new rule to go into effect to enjoy the benefits of electronic payments: Please visit www.godirect.org today and begin getting your Social Security and SSI payments the safe, easy, inexpensive, and green way -- electroni- cally. 106 5  Street - Lincoln - 217-732-7773 - Toll Free 877-465-7773 Order now through Memorial Day and receive 10% off total purchase Peasley Memorials where families come for the service and quality they trust! We provide our families with lasting craftsmanshi p from the foundation to installation at the cemetery. When you choose Peasley MemoriaJs be assured you will receive the finest products at a fair price. Come and see Dena Manley with over 15 Years of Memorial Experience. Dena Manley 3 ra Generation Memorial Specialist Monday - Friday 9-4:30 Saturday - 9-12 After Hours By Appointment Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. "Where good service with a good turn around counts!" Vermont, admitted as the 14th state in 1791, was the 1st addition to the original 13 colonies, Logan County Cemetery District 1238 1850th St - Lincoln Tom Skelton - Superintendent 217-732-2372 Logan County Cemetery District Will Remove All Winter & Christmas Decorations and start the Spring Clean-up 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 possible. RULES ON DECORATIONS in County Controlled Cemeteries (Revised July 2007) 1 Nothing on the ground during mowing season, April 1 through October 15 -ie - Flowers, ceramics, toys, etc. (48 hours for birthdays and holidays only). 2 No glass or breakable containers will be allowed at any time. 3 No thorn or brier bushes of any kind should be 4 All hanging baskets or shepherd hooks must be approved size and type. (6 foot by 1/2 inches. All hooks must be placed next to or over stones. (One hook per stone only) 5 No kind of enclosure, curbs, archways or hedging will be allowed around lots, graves, or stones. 6 Superintendent has. the right to trim or remove any tree or shrubs that have become detrimen- tal, unsightly or inconvenient. 7 Superintendent has the right to remove any offensive object or objects, monuments or struc- tures from lot. 8 No planting of any kind without written permis- sion from superintendent as to what or where planted. 9 Na.kind of Decorative Rock will be allowed around Tombstone, Ledger plates or Individual Mausoleums, Effective March 1, 1988 due to becoming a mowing hazard to the employees and the public. 10 The superintendent has the right to remove the decorative rock already present if not main- tained in proper manner by the families con- cerned. 11 All Flowers in the Union Memorial Gardens Cemetery area must be live and all plantings will be done by the Union Cemetery Trustees. 12 Mt. Pulaski Times March 5, 2011