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..... _llllltlil|3 {1 ]1 liiL!l.llll,J liliiJ ;J 7Jl!ii: iliilll':llllilll ' !, ! City Attomey Tom Van Hook swears in Sue Stew- art as a member of the Mt. Pulaski City Council. Times Photo City Attorney Tom Van Hook swears in Jim Fuhrer as Mayor of the City of Mt. Pulaski. Times Photo Konjit Mott, daughter of Ryan and Deanne Mott of Mt. Pulaski, created a rain barrel desig n for a contest sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transporta- tion and the Illinois Correctional Industries. Her rain barrel design was one of 45 entries through- out the state of Illinois to be awarded the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize was a rain barrel for the school to promote the re-use of water as a green and sustainable practice. Konjit painted her design onto the barrel and it is now being used for water recycling in the elementary school courtyard. Ir'i'O p.Mmth+PUJ, aSkfnth _ z+ issae+ A W+ar limes+l+O May 21, 2011 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain SMALLTOVVN PAPERS INC 217 WCOTA C-12/31/11 SH ELTON WA 98584-2263 MPGS Beautification Project[ Tabitha Harman - plants Deb Wilham - plants Rylan Lindley - bulbs and seeds Dalton Liesman - seeds Cheyenne Friend- seeds and bulbs James Anderson - shovel, bulbs, and seeds Shelby'& Andrew Bailey- bulbs Johnson True Value- discounted several items Elizabeth, Brianna, & Kaittyn Fairchild - seeds Others who have made anonymous donations & pledges Pictured (L to R): First grade students Grant Skelton, Delaney Howard, Cassidy Hayes, and Daniel Phillips. Submitted by - Principal, Gene Newton MPGS students have been active in a beautification project along the front sidewalk of the school building. Several bulbs, seeds, and starter plants have been donated and planted. This Earth Day project would not have been possible without the help of many people in the community. .... We would like to thank the following: Keri Elliott - project and donations coordinator - student work coordinator- grass seed, hay, bulbs, guttering, start plants George Beckers - tilling MPGS Studerg Council - Funds for 50 foot hose and mulch Karen Allspach - Funds for hose reel Foxie Hild - mulch Carrie Anderson. plants Sandy Remmert - plants _ Sandy Elsasser & ECE Students - plants 175 t" History Red Book Order books at the early bird price of $55 plus tax until June 15. Con- tact Sue Schaffenacker (792-5693) or Books sold after June 15 will be priced at $60 plus tax. Submitted By - Phil Bertoni The Book Committee gathered together to lay out the Red Book with publisher Randy Bell of Bell Books May 11-12. All 175 th festivities will be included in the Red Book. The distribution date is expected by late October or early November 201 I. Mt. Pulaski School Board accepted the April 5 m school board election abstract of votes prepared and certified by the Logan County Clerk. The board declared the canvassed winners, Michael Toohey, Todd Dean Cyrulik, and Jeff Beccue as duly elected for a 4-year term to the Mt. Pulaski CUD #23 Board Of Education. The newly seated Mt. Pulaski School Board elected... Doug Martin School Board President. Mike Toohey School Board Vice-President. Diane Deppe School Board Secretary. School Board meetings are the third Monday of the month with executive session beginning at 6 an d open session begin- ning at 7. Mt. Pulaski Grade School graduation will be Friday June 3 at 7. Mt. Pulaski High School graduation will be Saturday June 4 at 7. Lyons Engine Den will have a temporary change in their operat- ing hoursthrough June 6 due to prior family obligations. Hours through June 6 will be only Tuesday and Thursday 6 pm to 9 pm. Call first, before stopping by. We are open only for oil changes and general maintenance only - trou- bleshooting and major repairs should wait until we resume normal busi- ness hoursl Thank you for wel- coming this new business to Mt. Pulaski the way you have, and for your patience during this time schedule change. We will resume normal operations June 7