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Did You Know - A California man was arrested for converting a Super Soaker water sprayer into a shotgun. July 4th Bake Sale Beginning at 8 am, the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Foundation will have a Bake Sale on the south Courthouse lawn-near the school bell. Proceeds will go to the Mt Pulaski Courthouse Foundation. If you will bake something to help the courthouse, please call Tena Stoudt, at 792-3715, or Barbara Stroud-Borth, at 792-5126. 4th of July Chicken Fry Mt. Pulaski VFW (South-Side of Square) July 4th Chicken Fry, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm. Adults $8, Children 10 & Under $4, Children under 3 - free. Menu- Southern Fried Chicken, vegetable, salad, dessert, & drink. Take- Outs available. Home Delivery- 341- 8967 or 341-8067. Vmeg00 Hill G01f0uting Fd00yJ00y000 xpm Shotgun Start Shambolee Golf Course Petersburg Cost $5o Per Player Sign Up At Downing, Przykopanski, Clements, & May Insurance Mt. Pulaski 217/79-5xx9 m/ff//r from the Family of Kenny Holmes Thanks to all who expressed sym- pathy through their kind words, cards, flowers and memorials at the passing of our Father, Kenny Holmes. Special thanks to Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home and the American Legion Post #447 for their services. Also to Pastor Mark Weber and the ladies of the Christian Church for the luncheon. All was greatly appredated! Sincerely, Marty Holmes and Family Kevin Holmes and Family Karen Heaton guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship Serving Families Since 1945 713 HICKOX DR. - LINCOLN 735 -4939 Mon- Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. manleymonuments@yahoo.com Addition Jaden Elliott and Nash Elliott were inadvertently omitted from the Obitu- ary of Larry Medaris published in the May 24 issue. Mount Pulaski Community Band Concert Wednesday June 20 - 7 pm - Mt. Pulaski Band Stand. Blood Drive June 14 Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (200 Stahlhut Drive, Lincoln) is hosting a blood drive on the CICBC donor bus 11 am - 4 pm, Thursday, June 14. Call Alexis to sign up (toll free) at 1-866- GIVE-BLD, ext. 158. LCG&HS Meets 18 Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society meets 6:30 pm Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m. at 114 North Chicago St., Lincoln. Several Students from Zion Lutheran School, Lincoln, placed in the school's His- tory Fair and advanced to the regional and state level. Students from the school have been asked to share their research and displays for our pro- gram. All are welcome to attend. "Flirty - Fun" This is like a good dream. I was playing the piano at Vonderlieth Living Center when in walked a TV crew from Decatur - (Mostly young men) to film the Vonderlieth commercial. I was having a good . time jazzing up my music and joking with them. When they were " finished, (I kid you not-I have a wit- ness) they wanted to take me back to Decatur with them, (piano and all). I've seen that commercial on Jeopardy many times as have many others. When I have been eating out in Decatur, Springfield, and Lin-  m FI coin, I've had both men and women ff orence's ask me if I played the piano. When , I answer "yes",. they say they have Cr seen me on TV in the Vonderlieth ner commerdal, and they liked what they saw. My flowered hat is another clue that always gives me away especially when I am wearing it when I am out and about. When I was younger and liked to flirt, "Ain't we got fun?" On the Lighter Side - The LT Specialist told the executive that we have to upgrade the computer network. "Oh no" we can't get rid of them as "they know too much." Food for Thought - Psalm 19:1 The Heavens declare the Glory of God and the sky above proclaims His handiwork. P.S. Thanks to everyone who displayed their flag and also to those individuals who put flags up around town and in the cemeteries. 12 May Flowers Abound The Past Presidents of Mount Pulaski Woman's Club met at 1:30 pm Wed. May 16 at Buffs Restaurant. Nellie Leimbach served as hostess. Phyllis Bryson presided over the meeting. The planters on the square were dis- cussed. The merchants are taking care of them and they look great. Hostess Nellie gave everyone a carna- tion with greenery and she had a potted petunia as the centerpiece. Phyllis Bryson gave the petunia a new home at her house. Our next meeting will be a luncheon at Buffs Wed. August 15 at 11 am. Our regular meetings will resume in October with Maxine Downing as hostess. Submitted by Carol Van Rheeflen, ProTein Did You Know - The head of the FCC is backing plans to charge Internet cus- tomers based on the amount of information they download. Air Force 1 costs nearly $180,000 an hour to operate. A survey says that travelers prefer trips to the beach over visiting relatives. Jack D. Buckley, 77, of Chestnut died at 1:20 am Thursday May 31, 2012 at his residence. Jack was born November 7, 1934 in the home of his parents, Floyd A. and Maude M. Wil- liams Buckley. He was married to Harriet Winkelmann from Chestnut. She preceded him in death in January of 2007. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957-1959 in Heidelberg, Germany. He is survived by son, Dan Buckley; daughter Denise Buck- ley; sisters, Mary Lou Daniels, Jeannette Rigdon and Margaret Brown; brothers Floyd Buckley and Lloyd Buckley. One son J.D. Buckley Jr. who died in May 1977, his parents, two brothers, and four sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Buckley was a member of Chestnut Zion Lutheran Church. He retired from Illinois Power in 1988 after 35 years of service and has since been actively involved in numerous community and statewide activi- ties. He was a long time member of the Latham Volunteer Fire Department and led the Latham Troop 121 Boy Scouts. He was yearly involved in the 4-H Club as a Depart- ment Superintendant, State Fair supervisor for agricultural products, and is well known for his yearly handmade Christmas candy. He was involved himself for over 20 years of agricultural and culinary competitions. He also enjoyed golf, bowling and baking for the area fairs. Services for Mr. Buckley were Tuesday May 5 at the Chestnut Zion Lutheran Church. Rev. Joel Dietrich officiated. Burial was in mini Cemetery, Warrensburg with frill military rites accorded by the Mt. Pulaski American Legion Post # 447. Memorials: 4-H Club or Chest- nut Zion Lutheran Church. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Mt. Pulaski' was entrusted with arrange- ments.