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Community Potluck Mt. Pulaski Churches are presenting a Community Service Sunday, July 3 on the Square at Noon. Following the service, there will be a potluck in the General Food Tent, which will be on the south side of the square. The 17Yh Committee will be providing the meat and drink. All families are asked to bring a dish to pass. Mt Pulaski Twice A Month - 24 Issues A Year $15o June 18, 2011 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 217 WCOTA C-12/31/11 SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Meet You at the Bandstand Mt. Pulaski Community Band's first concert is Wednesday, June 22 starting at 7 pm. Community Band's Summer Schedule Start at 7 pm - except as noted. Wednesday June 22 July 3 Uptown - 6 pm Wednesday, Juno 29 July 20 July 3 VLC - 3 pm August 17 Old Fashioned Rifle Shoot Sat. July 2 - 2 pm As part of the Mt. elty type", so the gallery Pulaski 175th Celebra- can see the action of a tion, an old-fashioned targets being hit. rifle shoot isbeing held at Some of the targets are: Frazier Park. Non-shoot- a playing card being shot ers are welcome. There in half. metal shaped ani- are bleachers for the audi- mals falling over, maybe ence to sit on. The targets an exploding target and are also viewer friendly, more. All the targets are "nov- Find out how a muzzle-loader was used back in the 1830s. Community Choir Mt. Pulaski Churches are presenting a Community Service Sunday, July 3 on the Square at Noon. We need Choir Mem- Please sign up at your bers to sing: Battle Hymn church, or call the First of the Republic and God United Methodist Church of Our Fathers. Claus (217-792-5294). Tanner will be the direc- If you know of other tor. interested singers outside There will be two your Church, invite them rehearsals, June 26 at 4 to sing with us. Bring P.M. and June 29 at 7 your friends and family. pm in the First United The more voices we have Methodist Church, Mt. the more enjoyable and Pulaski. inspirational. We need your voices. Latham Fire Fighters 62nd Annual Ice Cream Social The Annual Ice Cream Social is Saturday July 9 Antique tractor and 5 until 8 pm and the Vintage car show is 1 to 7 Latham Firefighters five pm, featuring the Land of large prize drawing will Lincoln Antique Engine be at 8:30 pm. Tickets & Tractor Club and the for Large Prize Drawings Rail Splitter Car Cub. All can be bought from any others with antique trac- Latham Firefighter or at tors, cars and trucks are Ice Cream Social. welcome. Serving of sandwiches, Junior Olympics at the ice cream, cake, and soft ball park at 2 f6r kids of drinks will start at Noon all ages through high at the firehouse. Free school. There will be a tickets with purchase junior kids Pedal tractor from the food line for pull at 4. area merchant prizes to Entertainment by the be given away during the Flat Land Central Illi- afternoon and evening. nois Country Band from The Latham Firefighters would like to invite everyone to an afternoon and evening of family fun. A Day at the Park By Mike Lakin Mt. Pulaski Police - K-9 Officer Kyle Veech and Mt. Pulaski K-9 Police Offi- cer Brutus were enjoying a morning at the park in Mt. Pulaski. See inside how at the park. Brutus enjoyed his day Times Photo Laenna Township will now meet the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Laeuna Township Office. Meet- ing Dates are - July 11, August 8, September 12, October 16, Novembel: 14, and December 12. In The Future - watch the Oakland A's major league baseball team! Travis Pitcher has been drafted by the A's. Travis is the great-grandson of Tom Stephens. PS - Travis Pitcher is a pitcher. 4th of July Garage Sale? Community Pride is creating a map and listing of the sales again this year and we want to make sure your sale is on there. Please send your address and a brief description for the flyer to Angie Cyrulik at or call 651-4398. Logan County Genea- logical and Historical Society will meet June 20 at 114 North Chicago St., Lincoln at 6:30. Alice Lessen from Emden and Mary Pope from Mt. Pulaski will present a program entitled" Sisters believe in global warming - One Quilt at a Time". The public is invited. Mt Pulaski's Got Talent - A kid's talent contest is Friday, July 1 during the Mt Pulaski's 175th celebration. Kids, up to age 18, are encour- aged to show off their talents, whether it is sing- ing, dancing, juggling, comedy, or any other talent, individually or in a duet or group. Con- testants must complete an entry form (available at The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski, Buff's Restaurant, and the Mt Pulaski Library) and return it to the Farmers Bank by June 25.