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13 . i [,O [,o Culligan Water Products Courthouse Hosting Quilt Exhibit Mt. Pulaski Courthouse any and all donations are greatly in South Dakota. It was won in a Foundation Quilt Show 12-8 pm Fri. September 8 9- 8pm Sat. September 9 During Mt. Pulaski Fall Festival Quilts will be displayed at the Courthouse. A committee of volunteers is putting on the quilt show to help raise money for the courthouse restoration; appreciated. If you wish to exhibit your quilt contact The Mt. Pulaski Courthouse (217- 792-3919) between Noon and 4 daily (Tuesday - Saturday) to obtain a quilt entry form and guidelines. Quilt entry forms are also available at many area shops and h'braries. All entry forms are due by August 15. Awards will be provided for first, second and third places, based on votes by all visitors. All quilts are welcome. Each quilt displayed has a unique amazing story to tell. The quilt pictured was made on the Rosebud Indian Reservation basketball tournament by Terry Middletent, from the Lower Brule Reservation. When Pastor Barbara left her Seminary Internship on the Lower Brule Lakota Reservation, Terry and his wife Mary Jane gave it to Pastor Barbara to honor and thank her for the year she lived and worked with the people of Lower Brule. Pictured are Pastor Barbara Stroud-Borth and Trisha Ayles- worth, members of the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Foundation Board. Times Photo Betty J. Scroggin, 81, of Mt. Pulaski died at 4:10 pm Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Betty was born October 29, 1930 in Mt. Pulaski to Charles and Geneva Benzinger Ayles- worth Sr. She married Robert Scroggin August 22, 1950 in Mt. Pulaski. He preceded her in death on February 7, 1993. Surviving her is son Terry (Jeanie) Scroggin of Mt. Pulaski; daughter Cheryl (Doc) Jason of Mt. Pulaski; brothers Charles "Sonny" (Barbara) Aylesworth of Mt. Pulaski and George (Arlene) Aylesworth of The Colony, TX; sisters Mary (Don) Nelson of Fairfax, VA and Dorothy Malone of Springfield; five grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Richard "Dick" Aylesworth, Robert "Bob" Aylesworth and one infant brother and sisters Louise Dunn and Sue Rostadt. Betty was a member of the Mt. Pulaski St. John's Lutheran Church. A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday June 5 at Veail Chapel, Steenbergen Cemetery. Memorials: St. John's Lutheran Church or the Mt. Pulaski Phoenix Fire Depart- ment or the Mt. Pulaski EMS. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home of Mt. Pulaski was entrusted with arrange- ments. Juvenile Arrested By Mike Lakin Even if the youngster had a driver's license, of which there wasn't one, an arrest would have happened anyway. Officer Will Gilmer received a call concerning the driver of a vehicle. Information already received was the youngster had been driving without a license. This was the first that an officer and that driver were at the same place at the same time. Officer Gilmer saw the youngster driving without the required adult accompaniment. After Officer Gilmer activated his emergency lights, the youngster sped up. The youngster made a turn onto Chestnut Street at what Offi- cer Gilmore described as a "high rate of speed". The youngster then turned into the Subway parking lot (conveniently located next to the police station) and tried to hide behind the building. When Officer Gilmore stopped behind the youngster's vehicle he asked him why he'd run. The youngster replied, "Because I don't have a real license and I was driving". The two juvenile passengers in the youngster's vehicle were released to a proper adult. The youngster - of course - could not present a valid license. He was arrested for driving without a valid license and attempting to elude a police officer. The vehicle was towed. After being booked at the jail, the youngster was released to proper adults. Youngster could be looking at not getting a driver's license until an 18th birthday rolls around. Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. , Dwight D. Eisenhower Filling Your Health Care Needs 0000Chestnut 792-5081 better water, pure and simple.* Water Softeners Iron Filters Bottled Water Joel & Deanna Jacobs Eddie Combs 318 N. Chicago SL - Lincoln 735-4450 Where Families Come For The Hometown Service They Trust! Peasley Memorials Dena Manley 3 Generation Memorial Specialist Monday - Friday 9-4:30 Saturday - 9-12 After Hours By Appointment 106 5 th Street - Lincoln 217-732-7773 - Toll Free 877-465-7773 Come and see Dena Manley with over 19 Years of Memorial Experience. Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned & Operated Memorial Monument Company. We provide our families with lasting craftsmanship from the foundation to installation at the cemetery. When you choose Peasley Memorials be assured you will receive the finest products at fair prices. "Where good service with a good turn around counts!"