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May 7, 2011

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City Junk Drop Off Sat. June 4 & Sun. June 5 No Curbside Pickup The City of Mt. Pulaski Following will have dumpsters at the Mt. Pulaski Township items are not Shed (404 S. Spring) for allowed Mt. Pulaski residents to drop off their junk. There Clothing, Batteries, is no curbside pickup.Paint, Paint Cans, Chem- Residents are to throwicals, Drywall, Remodel- their junk inside the ing Debris, Tires, Riding dumpsters. Do not leave Lawn Mowers, Computer junk outside of dump- Monitors or HardDrives, sters. TVs, or Fluorescent Lights. For information on recycling and disposal locations:, Mt Pulaski $15o May 7, 2011 "It's oM news, but there "s nothing else wrong with it.'" Mark Twain SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 17 WCOTA C-12/31/11 SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Legion Auxiliary Sponsors Carly Powell and Audrey Maske to attend illini Girls State The Illini Girls State, sponsored of our country an opportunity to The American Legion Affxiliary by the American Legion Auxiliary, become better, informed citizens Unit 447 of Mt. Pulaski has selected Department of Illinois, will be held and prepare them to participate in two high school juniors to attend this year on the campus of Eastern leadership roles within the demo- the lllini Girls State 71~t ammal ses- Illinois University at Charleston cratic process of government when sion this June. Candidates are Carly - June 19 - 25, 2011. The Girls they take their meaningful place in Powell and Audrey Maske. State program provides the youth our society. Sue Stewart attended the Mt. Pulaski City Council Committee Meeting in April. Sue was appointed to fill the seat of Tricia Aylesworth. Tricia retired from the council at the end of her term. Sue will be fbrmerly sworn in at the May 10 City Council Meeting. Looking over some paperwork are Mayor Jim Fuhrer and Council Member Randy Reeter. Times Photo Special Memorial Day Evimts Monday, May 30 Community Memorial Services: Mt. Pulaski Cemetery (10), Vonderlieth Living Center (11), and Steenbergen Cemetery (11:30). Mt. Pulaski 175th Committee luncheon for all Memorial Day participants/attendees, begins at 11:30 in the Mt. Pulaski Legion Hall. At 3 pro, there will be a free Civil War Instrumental Music concert at the courthouse bandstand. Carly is the daughter of Deron Powell and Linda Smith. She is a National Honor Society member as well as - student council, Spanish club, WYSE (World- wide Youth in Science & Engineering) and the Prom committee. She is involved in cheerleading, youth group, and altar server at church. Her work experience involves working for her dad as secretary at Deron PoweU State Farm Insurance and also babysitting. Plans for the future include enrolling at the U of I - then medical school with hopes of becoming a pediatrician. Audrey is the daughter of Bill and Barbara Maske. She is involved as freshman class president, Spirit club treasurer - secretary, Spanish club vice-president, FFA secretary, National Honor Society secretary, Drama club, and is an honor student. Activities include basketball, track, and she als0 works in the Logan County Treasurer's office handling property taxes this past year. In her spare time she is a babysitter. Her goal is to attend ISU with a major in nursing - specializing in neonatal or geriatrics - and minor in Spanish. CALENDAR & Fern's Celebrating 85th - The family of Fern Mans of Mt. Pulaski (formerly of Chestnut) will celebrate her 85th birthday with a Cake iReception Saturday May 7 from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Family Life Center in Mt. Pulaski. Please stop by and join her family to help Fern celebrate her 85th birthday. No gil~s please. t Plantgxchange-Mt. Pulaski Library plant exchange Tuesday May 10 at 6 pm. Bring a friend and plants. Refreshments will be served. I [ Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society - will meet May 16 at 114 North Chicago St., LincOln at 6:30. Lois and Nancy Varmoy will present a program entitled "Gold Springs" Water". Public is invited. Topper Red Hatters - May lun- cheon-meeting is 12:3013 Tuesday, May 17, at the Korner Care in Latham. Call either co-hostess (Linda Dierker, 792- 5312; and Phyllis Hawk. 792-5225) to confirm reservations prior to the 17t~. Meeting Changed- The joint meeting of the Mt. Pulaski Township Trustees and Mt. Pulaski Township Highway Commissioner will be Wednesday May 25 at 7:30 pm. Graduation Dates - Mt. Pulaski Grade School graduation will be Friday June 3 at 7. Mt. Pulaski High School graduation will be Saturday June 4 at 7. Tickets Available - for 175th Kickoff Awards & Visitors Evening June 30 (Thursday) at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Mt. Pulaski 175th Committee has rented the entire museum and all of its shows & displays. Tickets available at Salt Creek Attic. Hors d'oeuvres provided. Bus transportation provided. 2011 Parade Theme - The 2011 parade will be during the 175th celebration at 10 am Sat., July 2. The theme is: "A Year of Celebration-Life on the Hill." " If you have any questions, you may call Carolyn Beatty at 792-3848.