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16 Take your tractor to school Mt Pulaski For Rent from the d' of Joe King 2-bedroom apt. with garage, washer-dryer, security deposit, lease, and references, 792-5508. day at MPHS. Help Wanted Centerfield Tap... looking for a part-time bar- tender - cook for days, nights, and some weekends, 217-433-8939. Times Photo Never be afraid to admit a mistake. That is the first step toward forgiving yourself, even if no one else does. A~ \ \ Please join " US From 2 - 4 PM At The Old Brickyard I8 different pies with ice cream will be served And ONE small cake Please... NO... gifts Smiles & Laughter This Date OpenY Steven Boyd French, 67, of Lincoln died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Steven Boyd French was born April 13, 1948 in Lincoln the son of Milton Jake "Bud" and Marcella Wilson French. He was united in marriage to Patricia Hayes on October 7, 1972 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lin- coln. She survives. Also surviving are his children - Aaron (Carrie) French of St. Louis, Amanda (Nick) Vaini of Lincoln, sister - Chartha Swingle of Mt. Auburn, and grandchildren - Sulli- van and Vivian French and Gavin and Giada Vaini. Steven graduated from Mt. Pulaski High School with the class of 1966 and then attended Southern Illinois University in Car- bondale. He then joined the United States Army from 1968 until 1970. He loved cars, being outside working in his yard and garden, watching NASCAR races and spending time with his grandchildren. He retired in 2013 from the State of Illinois, Logan Correctional Center Power Plant. He was a member of the American Legion Post # 263 in Lincoln, and Elks Lodge #914 in Lincoln. A Memorial Service for Mr. French was held Saturday, May 2 at Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln. Rev. Simon Taabu officiated. Cremation rites were accorded. Memorials: Carroll Catholic School. Illinois State Bird Count May 9 Local residents are invited to Rock Springs Conservation Area to assist in the Annual Illinois State Bird Count Saturday, May 9 at 7am. Join volunteers like you to help collect valuable wildlife data during this state-wide bird census, spon- sored by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Beginning and advanced birders are welcome. Meet at Rock Springs Information Shelter. This activity is flee and open to all ages. Register online by May 8 at www.maconcountycon- Third Wednesday Mt. Pulaski Township Board Meetings... ...are held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM. The meetings are at the Town- ship office, 404 S Spring St., Mt. Pulaski. A Pennsylvania teenager has broken the world's record by solving a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 seconds. Scientists will try to clone a wooly Mam- moth. I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand. I shall not be mo, ed. (Anonymous Contributor) Researchers in Australia made a dress out of beer. South Dakota has a new slogan that says their state is "Better than Mars." Norway will be the first country to shut down FM radio, going strictly digital. IRS says a Texas businessman and his late brother owe $3.2 Billion in back taxes. Millennials would rather give up a car than their smartphone. 27.49% of all government spending is on healthcare. m 9 to O Ot