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ll!lJlliUllt Ulll_!l!llllllliillIllllll[llE I IlliIlll,litll'Ll ' .hi II!il .I!111 llltlI!',I,tNIII !1 lllilllllllUll!lllSll At the 175  celebra- tion (4th of July week- (end) a horseshoe tourna- ment is planned. It will be at the park just south of the grade school. Call Steven Bailey 21%792-5363. After I get a list of names I will decide what kind of tournament I will have. Be it doubles or singles. Anyone from the age of 8 to 80 or older can pitch. You will need to bring your own horseshoes, if you have them. I have several pair but not enough for every- one if a lot of people sign up to pitch. Please call me if you think this is something you would like to do. Anyone seeing this "Sexy Farmer" - wish him a Happy - Belated 50 th Birthday USAF WWII vet- eran's cap left at Mt. Pulaski United Method- ist Church about a year ago. To claim - Phil Ber- toni 7925442. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30Pro in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. Family Life Center, on Lafayette. POlice Report By Mike Lakin Chief Lynn Freer ran a routine license check and found the motorist was without license. He also had a conviction in 2010 for driving suspended. Less than a month earlier. he had been arrested for driving while suspended. His one hope, a Pennsyl- vania license, had expired three days earlier. His car insurance had been can- celled for non-payment. There was nowhere else to go, but to jail. Chief Freer made traffic stop for the same reason as above. Driving while revoked he was also off to jail. Yes, you can be stopped for no traffic vio- lation, just stupidly driv- ing without a license. Chief Freer followed a Mt. Pulaski resident who had just drove into his driveway, Knocking on the resident's door, Chief Freer asked to see his driver's license. When none could be produced, the resident was arrested and taken to jail. The resi- dent had been stopped five previous times for driving suspended/revoked. Our Weather 2011 The official National Weather Service rainfall for the Mt. Pulaski Obser- vation Location for April was a total of 5.36". By Day - Rain 04-04.36" 04-20.98" 04-08.13" 04-22.20" 04-09.15" 04-23.98" 04-11.93" 04-25.01" 04-16.72" 04-26.55" 04-17.02" 04-27.01" 04-19.29" 04-28.03". Pea size hail on 4-15. TOTAL 5.36" So far this year - total moisture is 5.47". Snow- fall for Jan. - Feb. was 18.8". Preston Scott - 3 & Haylee Mae 4 months are the Children or Eric & Kim Cowan of Poplar Grove, IL. Maternal grandparents are Don Kolar of Long Beach, CA - Sandy Kolar of Bullhead City, AZ. Pater- nal grandparents are Mike & Kathy Toohey of Mt. Pulaski, and Scott & Debby Cowan of Dawson. Are You a Logan County Farmer? Would you like to help our public school win up to $25,000 for math and science education? Farmers in Logan County can nominate Mt. Pulaski CUD 23 for a merit-based grant up to $25,000. This grant must be used to enhance science and/or math education. Go to www.Gr0wRuml Educati0n.com or call 1-877-267-3332. To nominate, the farmer must be at least 21, "actively engaged in farming a minimum of 250 acres of corn, soybeans and/or cotton; or 40 acres of open field veg- etables; or 10 acres of vegetables grown in protected culture." Did You Know - The Depart- ment of Agriculture says that one in seven Americans is on food stamps. White House watchers say that one clue that something big was going on before the announcement about Osama Bin Laden was that Presi- dentObama wore golf shoes in the White House. President Obama's Sunday address about Osama Bin Laden had an audience of 56.5 Million people. Taking Orders Call 364-5606 Country Decor, Antiques, Flora& Unique Handcrafted Treasures So Much More Tickets for Presidential Museum Reception Salt Creek Attic 106 S. Washington Mt, Pulaski Tues-Fri 10-4  Sat 9-1 798-5117 General Contracting Professional Service - Home Town Commitment Licensed -Fully Insured - Bonded Ray Inman 454-3090 License # 104 -008527 Drive with confidence When you insure your vehicle with COUNTRY, you'll receive fast, fair claim service at a price you can afford. See your COUNTRY Financial representative to find out more. Issued by COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company, Bloomington. IL Larry D. Medaris LUTCF 31 6 S. Washington - Mt. Pulaski 792-3778 FINANCIAL " www.ou ntryfinanciat. om : ............ 051t-502H0 May 21, 2011 Mt. Pulaski Times 13