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500 S. Garden St. - Mt. Pulaski HARDWARE & GARDENS start r,GHt, start Here.- Full Service Hardware Store & Greenhouse Local Friendly Service Open 7 Daysa Week Mon. - Fri. 7:30Am- 6Pm Independently Owned & Operated Sat. 7:30Am - 5Pro ~lwv.facebook.comljohnsontruevalue Sun. lOAm - 3Pro 423 S. Washington St.- Mt. Pulaski 792-5911 ch)" D.I).S, MS. Su .r Cr& Orthodontic, Discover the reasons our office has become a destination for quality orthodontic treatment in Central Illinois. Creating beautiful, healthy smiles for children and adults. .:400 N. CHICAGO STREET ;.LINCOLN: When it comes to long-terrh care, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. A good thing about Long-Term Care Insurance from State Farm~ is that you have your choice of care options - includitg in your home. You'll also be helping to protect your life savings from the cost of extended care. % learn more about it, just talk to your neighborhood State Farm agent. Powell Innraace Agol la" Deron Powel I, Agent Mt Pulaski, IL 62548 Bus: 217-792-3371 www.deronpowelt.corn LIKEA GOOD NEIGHBOR~STATE FARM iS THERE.e Providing Insurance and Financial Services ga~f~m.oan~ * *S~ate Farm tvt~tualAut~lot~le l)~rar~ ~mrr~ tta~e Office: Boo~)~o~, Illinois See 'fret local ~e t:a~m Agent Io~ details Do cov~age, costs, resgictions and ~dity. LTCI2002-t~ P02460 Ridge clears bar. Ridg6 Leinweber is a high jumper for the Mt. Pulaski Grade School track team. Bob Gasaway Photo By Mike Lakin Abigail Coers graduated from MPHS in 2007. May 1"t, Abigail - of Chestnut - ran in the Half Marathon of the Illinois Mara- thon. Last July, Abigail (U of I junior) ran the MLB All Star Game 5k in St. Louis and three days later had foot surgery. She had her right foot in a cast for eight weeks last summer. Her doctor told her that she couldn't run 3 miles within a year. Abigail decided that she could still run 3 miles. Plus 10 more. Last August, the cast came off. She then had physical ther- apy for about 2-3 months. Abigail started training for the Half Marathon in Janu- ary. May 1~t, Abigail completed her first half- marathon in 2:09.49. The race started on the west side of Memorial Stadium and it ran 13-miles through Champaign and Urbana. The finish line was the 50-yard line at Memorial Stadium. Abigail fin- ished her run to prove a point. She'll be letting her doctor know of her accom- plishment. She'll even be sending him a picture. In a news article in the Champaign News-Gazette. writer, Rick Danzl called Abigail "The Comeback Kid" for her per- sonal accomplishment. Abigail is a junior at the University of Illinois, College of ACES. She is an Agri- cultural Communications Major, concen- trating in advertising. At lV[t. Pulaski High School Abigail sags she rarely ran any distance. She was a cheerleader and volleyball player. Abigail proved her point. Plumbing Heating Cooling Backhoe Service Septic Systems