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" These Times r from the d .of Joe King By Mike Lakin About 180 people supported Special Olympics athletes by jumping into the waters of Lin- coin Lakes March 21 raising $30,766.91. Nathan Fanning of Chestnut "won" Best Cos- tumes Individual. Nathan was Superman. With Illinois having the worse pension financial crisis of all 50-states. With budget cuts looming. It's good to see Rep- resentative Keith Sommer of ca Morton has realized the sever- ity of the state's situation and sponsored a bill to make pump- kin pie the official pie of Illi- nois. Makes sense, in this time of crisis, the Illinois legislature thinks of pie. It was great to see Wally Kautz enjoying his retirement reception. And it was great to see former courthouse site superin- tendent Richard Schachtsiek. Richard's comment that Wally was truly the courthouse insti- tutional memory was likely the best comment someone could make. Wally has a combina- tion of knowledge of the court- house's history and an ability to work with the state that will be missed. He accomplished so much over the years by just "nudging" the state for what was needed. Judy Cavestani pointed out I "butchered" Richard Schachtsiek's last name in the last issue. My weak defense is, I'd not had to spell his last name in dose to a dozen years. Marry Spear is running for Mt Pulaski Township Park Board. Though un-opposed, he is asking for votes. He'd appre- ciate receiving more than the two votes he has a lock on, at least he thinks he has a lock on. British rocket car could reach 1,000 mph and be the fastest on Earth. [Eternal Trinity ILutheran Church ISssmi Synd" Rev" lhnid Tides' Ph'l}" P=tr Web: http:l/www.etemaltrinitylcms.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 Card of Thanks Thanks to the Mount Pulaski Courthouse Foundation for the great SECOND retirement event. Thanks to those who stopped by to say hello and share some cake and punch. Thanks for the cards, gifts and facebook greetings. All was appreciated and will long be remembered. Thanks to the Calm Creek Caf for letting us have the event there., I promise not to retire again!! Wally Kautz Honeybears Mt Pulaski's Honeybears entered 8-2A state playoffs defeating the Altamont Wildcats 25 - 16, 25 - 14. Undefeated, the Honeybears defeated Oakland Lake Crest Titans 25 - 17, 25- 10. Honeybears then faced the Augusta Southeastern Suns for first runner up or state cham- pion. Mt. Pulaski Honeybears won the 8-2A Girls Volleyball State Championship over the Augusta Southeastem Suns 25-18 & 25 14. Olivia Knoedler led with 9 points; Abigail Fitzpatrick had 7 points; and Skylar Hayes & Isa- bella Wade had 6 points each. See photo section of high- lights. Honeybears Team- 1 Chloe Przykopanski 2 Olivia Knoedler 3 Taylor Trimmer 6 Abigail Fitzpatrick 9 Abby Hamlton 10 Leah Beckers 11 Callie Anderson 12 Makayla Stewart 14 Madison Thomas 18 Paige Stewart 20 Ainsley Chandler 23 Skyiar Hayes 24 Chloe Olson 25 Isabella Wade 27 Claire Coogan Scientists will investigate whether dogs' saliva can help people with their allergies. A survey says that 46% of consumers ai'e interested in cutting cabJ Ser- vices. Life is not as much a puzzle as a project. The results depend on your skill, effort and the material available to you. CONAWAY HANDYMAN SERVICE Fully Insured > Painting Small Repairs Other Handyman Jobs Larry L Conaway Jr 217-737-4133 615 S Sprln~l St - Mt Pulaski WILD HARE CAFE Tue-Sun llam to 2:30pm HORSEFEATHERS Antiques & Gift Shop Tue-Sun 10am to 3pm Elkhart 217/947-2100 The Place For Good Food Walleye - Catfish - Lunch Specials Hours - 10:30 am - 8:30 pm Bar Open to Midnight Tues. - Fri. & to 2 am Weekends Closed Sunday & Monday Route 121 Latham 217-674-3444 CAN YOU DIt3 IT? NOT UNTIL YOU CALL 811 Stay safe while working outdoors. Always call JULIE at 811 before you dig. If you smell an odor like rotten eggs in your home, leave immediately. Call Ameren Illinois at 1.800.755.51100 from a different location to report the gas odor. If you smell gas outside, call Ameren Illinois to report. There is no charge for this service. Calh ,e youd ILLINOIS)