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from the di of Joe Kin A promise to "try" is usually accepted as a promise to "do", and has about the same success rate. Mt Pulaski i-m-00 May,,0,4 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain $15o SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC,,- 217 W COTA "12,31,,4--c k t /Q SHELTON WA 98584-2263 J/ City Landscape Waste Pickup Monday May 5 - city of Mt. Pulaski will remove landscape waste that has been placed within the areas between the sidewalk and the edge of the street. Ifweather is bad May 5, pickup will be the next clay with good weather. Have your landscape waste ready for pickup by 7AM. Small debris (grass, leaves, small sticks) must be in bags. Do not remove an entire tree from your private property and place it for the City to pick"up. Excessive amounts of material will not be removed by the city. Questions, contact City Hall at 792- 3222. Come Shop With Us Friday & Saturday May 9 & 10 - The South Washington Street ML Pulaski Merchants "Spring Fling" is 10 AM - 4 PM F(iday, May 9 and 9 AM - 3 PM Saturday, May 10. For details, see ad this issue. Shuffleboard Toumament Saturday May 10 - Gene Clemons Memorial Shuffleboard Tournament Alexis Bowles Alexis Bowles, daughter of Bryan Boles and Tina Johansson of Mount Pulaski was selected for this honor based on the crite- ria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Mount Pulaski High School Senior-of-the-Month Academically, Alexis is one of the top students in the Class of 2014 at Mount Pulaski High School. Alexis has been very involved in school and in the community. She is a member of FFA (2 years), FCCLA (4 years), and Spirit Squad (4 years). She is the senior class Treasurer and works in the community as a bank teller and as a life- guard at the Mt. Pulaski pool. Alexis is also going on a mission trip to Guatemala with the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church this com- ing June. Alexis plans on attending Lincoln Land Community College in the fall and then transferring to a university after 2 years to pursue a degree in Neuroscience to so she can have a career studying neuro-muscular diseases. Johnson's Food Center and Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy sponsor the Senior-of-the-Month program Monthly award winners receive a $50 award paid to the college they plan to attend and compete for the Senior-of-the- Year honor in May. Mt Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District is Saturday May 10at Old Brickyard. Selling Lot .. By Bid Firstgame Noon, With signup at 11:30 nn ilnrla AM. 50/50. Food, prizes, $100 1 st place each, and $75 2 nd place each - Based on 32-players, Give Away $500 - Need not be present to win. Call 899-9750 or 792-5070 for spot. Meeting Time Change - The scheduled MAY 19 meeting of the Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District Board of Trustees, will start at 7pm (at Mt. Pulaski) for a meeting with our insurance representative to discuss changes and updates to the insurance package. Regular meeting will begin at the normal time of 7:30pm. -% HSLC Garage Sale - June 13, 14 & 15 at the Logan County Fairground during the Logan County Route 66 Ga- Sealed Bids for the Sale of vacant lot at rage Sale. Your continuing support of 201 South Lafayette Street (Corner of La- the Humane Society of Logan County layette & Cooke), Mt. Pulaski will be re- is making a difference in the lives of Lo- ceived by the Mt. Pulaski Rural Fu-e Pro- gan County a 'nials. tection Board of Trustees at the District Office, 612 East DeKalb St., Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548, until 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, May 20, and at that time be publicly opened and read. Bidders may verbally raise their bid after the initial bid opening. Envelopes with bids enclosed should be clearly marked "Sealed Bid." For details, see Bid Notice on page 3 this edition. Accepting Contributions Mount Pulaski Ministerial Association, in conjunction with the community, will again be providing food items to families this summer. Those families enrolled in the free lunch program at school are eligibl e . Food items are to supplement children's nutritional needs on a weekly basis during the months of June, July, and August. " The response from the community last summer was phenomenal, and we sincerely thank you. We are once again asking individuals, business owners, and organizations to con- tribute monetarily to this local program. To- gether we have done great things, and hope to continue again this summer. Contributions should be payable to the Mount Pulaski Ministerial Association and mailed to Zion Lutheran Church / 203 South Vine St. / Mount Pulaski, IL 62548. Food items may also be donated. Each lo- cal church will have a list of needed items. Food may be taken to your church, or taken to the Zion Lutheran Church office. If there are quesiions or need for ad- ditional information contact Mary Brown 217-792-5264 or Judy Knauer 217-792- 5029. We are proud to be part of this generous and caring community! .... i:  ::, Mt Pulaski Cemetery Steenbergen Cemetery Memorial Day Remembrance Schedules For Monday May 26 Will Be Published In The May 19 Issue