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Donut Season is here Again The donut tent will be outside the Methodist Church in Mt. Pulaski on April 30 and May I from 8 to 4. All of the proceeds will benefit the Heart of Illinois Workcamp. Rob & Jean Davis and Bill & Mary Ann Radtke, who volunteer their time, spend many weekends selling donuts. The profits go to mis- sion work. Come join us for a bag of donuts ($3/dozen) and a drink. Together we can make the Workcamp happen! AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meet- ings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafayette. 2011 Meetings Mt. Pulaski 175  Celebration meetings are the first and third Saturdays of each month at the Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of the Square. Next meeting is May 1 at 9Am. Sandwiches for Scholarships The Pork Chop SandwickSale will be Saturday, ApriL24 fronL 11Am-1Pm at Johnson's Food Center. Sponsored by the Mt. Pulaski Women in Business. proceeds will be for Scholarships for Mt. Pulaski Students. Raise the Roof With Ice Cream and Ham & Beans The Mt. Pulaski United Meth- odist Church is raising funds for the church roof. Don Maxheimer's excellent homemade ice cream will be sold to assist with this effort. Don's selling his ice cream for $10 per gallon. To place an order, call Don 217-519-0175. The church is hosting a Ham & Beans & Cornbread Dinner to help raise funds. There will be a side dinner of Hot Dogs & Chips. The dinner is Saturday, April 24 from 4 to 7Pm. 2000 Reunion MPHS class of 2000 will be celebrating its 10-year class reunion this year. Planning is underway. But we need your help. If you are a member of the Class of 2000 or have a relative who is, please email updated contact informa- tion to Amy (Conaway) Phillips at We have also created a Facebook page "Mt. Pulaski High School Class of 2000" so logon to Facebook to keep up with class activities. Surveys will be sent out later this year on options for class events. Questions? Contact Katie (Maske) Florczyk at or Amy (Conaway) Phillips at A bumblebee is faster than a tractor. COWBOY WISDOM April Meeting The Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30Pm Tuesday, April 20 at Fire Station #1, 612 East Dekalb Street, Mt. Pulaski. It's That Time Again Time to Plan music in the bandstand on the courthouse square. If you are a musician and want a venue to play or perform your music, or if you know musicians who would be willing to perform, please contact Rebecca Drake. A schedule of performances on the bandstand will be kept on te calendar and publicized in the community: Catl 796-3519 to sclidule yohiperformance. There is electricity on the bandstand to accommodate elec- tric guitars, keyboards, and other electrified instruments. Monday May 3 City Pickup Date For Landscape Waste On the above date, the City of Mt. Pulaski will remove land- scape waste that has been placed within the area between the sidewalk and the edge of the street. If the weather is bad on the scheduled dates, then we will pickup on the next day with good weather. To help us serve you better, we ask that that our residents please follow these guidelines: Have your landscape waste ready for pickup by 7:00 AM. on the scheduled dates. NEW REQUIREMENT!! All small debris, grass, leaves, etc. must be in bags. Do not place any material in the street or on the sidewalks. Place all material within 6' of the edge of pavement. Do not remove entire trees from your private property and place them for City pick up. If you hire a contractor to remove your trees, have your contractor haul the material to the Sewage Treatment Plant and place the material in the proper location. A separate notice for fall, leaf pickup service, will be pub- lished at a later date. Should you have any ques- tions, please contact City Hall at 792-3222. Words that soak into your ears are whis- pered, not yelled. COWBOY WISDOM Mt. Pulaski High School Honor Roll 3rd Quarter Additions submitted by high school Seniors - High Honors: Andrew McCarty Seniors - Honorable Mention: Jordan Cooper, Brooklyn Hagan Juniors - Honorable Mention: Quentin Browning, Sarah Clayton, Marlea Elias, Taylor Lowe, Kyle Przykopanski Juniors: Honorable Mention: Ashley Hathaway. Lillian Koehl, Brooke Merold, William Wernsing Submitted By - Nancy Baker Olander, M.A., M.Ed Guidance Counselor Mt. Pulaski High School Anniversary Sale Salt Creek Attic (106 S. Wash- ington) has their Anniversary. Sale Friday May 7 & Saturday May 8. Free Lunch is. being served Saturday May 8 from 11. to 1. Also, on Saturday, Salt Creek Attic will have extended hours, 9to3. Sale includes selected" items and pictures, pottery, florals, and Isabel Bloom: Looking for Photos The newspaper is looking for photos. The photos would be pub- lished to recognize the 125 th Anniversary of the Phoenix Fire Department. If you have a photo to loan of firefighters, equipment, fires, etc. contact the paper - 792-5557 or times@ Your Ageby Chocolate Math From Judy Cavestani 1. First of all, pick the number of times aweek that you would like to have chocolate (more than oncebut less than 10) 2. Multiply this number by 2. 3. Add 5. 4. Multiply it by 50. 5. If you have already had your birth- day this Year add 1760. If you haven't, add 1759. 6. Now subtract the four-digit year that you were born. You should have a three-digit number The first digit of this was your original number (i.e., how many times you want to have chocolate each week). The next two numbers are... YOUR AGE! (Oh YES, it is!) This is the only year (2010) it will ever work, Female chickens, or hens, need about 24 to 26 hours to produce one egg: Thirty minutes later they start the process all over again. In addition to the half-hour rests. some hens rest every three to five days and others rest avery 10 days. Mt. u[aSlzi imtZ lISPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times- issues) per year by Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. 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, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Office: 217-792-5557 CLASSIFIEDS FOR SALE Cobra 142GTL 40-channel CB radio, upper & lower side band,.desk powered micro- )hone $125; Super Star 250-watt Lenier 12 Volt - CB ONLY $125; Elec. Powered wheel chair, exc. Cond., w/manuals & char- ger 24-volt $100; Steel animal traps - 110 & 1/3/4 coil spring, new- 110 $35/doz., 1 3/4 $85/dz -792-5658 Bristol Tickets, Spring and fall race, 217-412-6331 (Mt. Pulaski) Call Kella today to place your WATKINS order, 217-737-5661 Brown egg-laying chickens, production red or .white rock, $8 each, 2 for $15 - 671-0200 BRAND NEW LIVING ROOM SET ONLY $699 Never used with lifetimewarranty. Can Deliver. Mattress Set Clearance NEW - NOT USED. Sets starting at: Twin $t00, Full $120. Queen $170, King $250. Sofa OVERSTOCK Brand new sofas starting at: Microfiber $299, Leather $399. Matching pieces available. Springfield 217-361-1357 TOTAL QUALITY MERCHANDISE Dog Kennel 2-6x12 panels, 2-6x6 panels 1-6x6 w/door panel, $100 for all 671-0200 GE 30" elec. stove $100; Hotpoint.washer GE elec: .dryer $100 each; side by side fridge .for shop-garage $100; 36" wood lathe w/stand - lhp mt):. & 8 chisels $450, Mt.P 414-1012 Patio furn. redwood style w13 chairs, love- seat, needs minor repaw. $25 - 671-0200 Fresh Brown Eggs, 792-3372 2005 Honda 3 Passenger Watercraft, bought new ifi 2006, only 46 hours, looks good .runs great, $5,900; 2005 Honda Aquatrax F-12, liquid-cooled inline four-cyl, 1235cc, axial-flow single-stage 147.0mm jet pump with reverse, includes 2006 Kara- van trailer and Honda cover, Lisa (309) 251-0923 Winco generator 6000, elec. start, nounted on rolling stand W/rubber wheels & w/cover, used. twice, exc. cond:, 792-5161 Oak entertainment center w/storage, $100 or best offer, 792-3773 FOR RENT 3-BDRM home-2-miles south of Mt. Pulaski on blacktop road; Propane heat, AC, Carpeted, basement, 2 car. attached garage--extremely nice house, First month's rent, full i:leposit &contract required. Abso- lutely no inside pets. (H) 217-792-5928 leave message, (C) 217-433-1130 Elkhart 1-Brm nonsmoking upstairs apt., priv. ent., garbage-water furn., No pets, $320/month, dep. requ. 622-6911 3 bdrm 2 bath, country home, NW.of Mt. Pulaski, Centrally located between Mt. Pulaski, Elkhart & LincolrL $750/month, Call Kella 217-737-5661 2 bdrm Apt. - Mt. Pulaski, lease, refer- ences, depost, 737-0347 or 792-5313 A perfect game in baseball - same player )itches theentire game without allowing any player of the opposi0g team to reach first bas0 -- by any means. SERVICES 2 Kenny Norms, Insured - Free :stimates Cell - 280 1482 Summer Child Care, Megan AIIspach 217-638-7886 (after 3Pm), Daycare and Teaching experience Garden tilling, yard mowing, yard cleanup Darrin 217-737-9479 Yard mowing, yard work, cleaning gut- ters, odd jobs. Allen Eeten 217-871-2753 Permanent slots available for daycare for summer and next year. 6am - 6pm. References. certified in CPR & teachers aide, fenced backyard, pool, swing set, sandbox, fun & child friendly home, Melissa at 217-671-6353 GARAGE SALE Chestnut Town-Wide Garage Sale, Sat. May 8 from 8 to 2. Country Place Subdivision-wide Garage Sales, 8am-lpm, Saturday May 1. Some open 5pm-8pm, April 30. Kids, maternity and adult clothes, toys, furniture, household items, home decor, washer and dryer, motor scooter, vintage table saw. 420 N Washington, Aylesworth's, 8 to 4 Friday May 14 & 8 to 1 Saturday May 15. something for everyone. HELP WANTED Scale Technician Career opportunity for someone with good communication skills and mechanical ability. Ideal candidate will live in a rural area and/or have storage space at home. Must have industrial maintenance experience. We will train you on scales. 40-50k per year 8-4:30, M-F Section 125 Health Insuranc 401k Retirement Plan Company Truck Email resume to Kurt Butler at *Non-smoking environment Eddie Arcaro, one of the greatest jockeys m horse race history, rode 250 losers before he won his first race. Ultimately, Arcaro won 4,779 races - including five Derby winners, six in the Preakness, and six in the Belmont . Stakes, on such famous homes as Whiria- way, Citation, and Kelso. Handyman Services Kitchens &. Bathrooms Drywall Siding & Windows Painting Hardwood Floors Decks Ceramic Tile Small Additions Power Washing "Honey-Do" Lists & Much More... Dave Edwards 217-685-1700 Kevin Hild 217-671-0200 Imm /'l IBII]IIlIIIIIIB] II  llBIIilI]I{BIBQ]BmlIIliSBIBIIBll 1