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Editor's Notebook By Mike Lakin Some Latham area residents are wondering about the combination of Laenna and Lake Fork Townships for election purposes. They are concerned it's . another move to combine the two townships. Officially, the re-organization of the new precincts was the result of a movement by the County Board to save the county $11,000 in election costs The new precincts are now drawn on the shifting population demographics of each one Officially, it is not a move to combine the two townships, just the voting precincts m Your editor stumbled on the 50-cent tour of Deron Powell's new office build- ing. Flooring is pretty much done, walls painted, and now it's down to all the detail work. Deron said his schedule puts moving in and being open at the new office March 13. If he's not at his temporary office on the east-side of the Square... then he's moved. Times Photos Nominate School District There are 2 ways to nominate: 1) Go oAline and fill out the nominatior form at.,. growruraleducation/ school-nominations.aspx (Nominate for Mt. Pulaski CUD #23, 119 N. Garden Street, Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 Crop Reporting District #4, Con- tact Person-Heather Fricke, Technology Coordinator) 2) Pick up a form at the MPGS or MPHS school office and fax it to 314-726-6350 or mail it as directed on the form. Submitted By - Heather Fricke Monsanto is once again sponsoring a grant program for $25,000 to a public school district in each crop-reporting dis- trict. Please help the chances for MPCUD #23 by nominating the school district. To nominate, you must meet the follow- ing criteria: Must be 21 years or older and actively farming a minimum of 250 acres of dorn and/or soybeans and/or cotton, and/or 40 acres of open field vegetables, or at least 10 acres of vegetables grown in protected cul- ture. You cannot be a seed dealer or spouse of a seed dealer. Thursday - March 8, 2012 Mt. Pulaski Times Logan County Cemetery District 1238 1850th St - Lincoln 1". 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 19, 2012 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 planted.= 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 detrimental, unsightly or inconvenient 7 Superintendent has the right to remove any offensive object or objects, monuments or structures from lot 8 No planting of any kind without written per- mission from superintendent as to what or where planted 9 No kind of Decorative Rock will be allowed around Tombstone, Ledger plates or Indi- vidual 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 maintained in proper manner by the fami- lies concerned 11 All Flowers in the Union Memorial Gar- dens Cemetery area must be live and all plantings will be done by the Union Cemetery Trustees 13