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- Mt Pulaski SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC rl PublishedTwiceAMonth- 241ssuesAYear . 217 W COTA 12/31/13.c , limes 00-5o SHELTON WA 98584 2263 Monday Ju,y 1, 2013 1 The difference between . "w, old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twahi wasted and spend rests in your value of the result. wsa, NE OTES li 0F " JUlY Southern Fried Chicken Dinner 10:30am to l:30pm at Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of Mt. Pulaski Square. Adult $8, Children 10 & under $4, Under 3-FREE. Menu - Chicken, vegetable, drink, salad, & dessert. Carryouts-Delivery Call 341-8967. B0Y colfr TROOP 12 will be selling pork chop sandwiches July 4th at both East Park Pavilion and Johnson's Food Center from 10:30 - 2. Sandwiches will be $4 and water will also be available. Please join us as the boys raise funds for future camping adventures/ MOUNT PU COMMUNIIY BAND 4th of July concert 2PM at Vonderlieth Living Center. IffL MASON of Latham, a War- rensburg-Latham High School graduate, was named to Illinois College's Spring 2013 dean's list. Mason is a senior at Illinois Col- lege. Candidates for the dean's list must complete at least 14 semester hours and post a grade point aver- age of 3.5 or higheon a 4.0 scale. All grades must be C or better, and no more than one C grade is allowed. VINEGAR HILL GOLF OUTING, Friday July 19, lpm Shotgun Start at Shambolee Golf Course. Cost is $50 Per Player. Sign up at Down- ing, Przykopanski, Clements, & May Insurance 217/792-5119. MII... we just want to thank you for e great news coverage when we brought the hot air balloon to the school. The students seemed to enjoy the experience of "hands on" when packing up the balloon. Also, they loved getting in and out of the basket. It's always great fun for   come to scboo and share our love of the sport of ballooning. Thank you for coming Out and taking pictures and creating a story along with them. We didn't expect to see so many! We're pretty sure the students enjoyed seeing them- selves in the newspaper, too! Jim & Teresa Phelan & Jfm Ireland DEER CREEK BRIDGE fimm Rd) will be closed to traffic for several weeks for repairs. FglSI" TOMATO OF DIE SEASON - picked June 14- Trenton, 7 and Kelsey, 5 were very eager to pick the tomato. Event was captured by morn and dad- Doug and Tiffany Beggs. .jz" .... i FRED LIPP and ED PHARIS installing one of two new African Mahog- any front doors at the Courthouse. The old back door was taken down - Wally Kautz looking on as if he's having second thoughts about losing something special. Submitted by Phil Bertoni Fred made both doors at the Williamsville cabinet shop where he's worked off and on for many years. Submitted by Phil Bertoni CALLIE ANDERSON volunteered her time during "Courthouse Week" when volunteers help to spruce up and make repairs at the Courthouse. Times Photo Watch,For The "Tree Huggers" We are sure many of you are consider- ing mulching your trees to help with another drought situation. If this is a plan, please keep in mind that this should be done in the shape of a donut, keeping the mulch about 3-4 inches away from the trunk of the tree and a depth of 4 inches is sufficient. Those serving as volunteers on the 'tilltap Tree Buggers, with their goal being to make our small city a more beautiful place are: Chairper- son, Joe Lucas; co-chairperson, Pamela Erlen- bush; Recorder, Margaret Schrishuhn; Janet Maxheimer; Scott Faith; Kelly Coppinger; and Mayor Jim Fuhrer. If you see several people, usually 2-3, checking your city trees, don't be Our Community has the be " .gilgfings of a Tree Committee, a.k.a., "The Hilltop Tree Hugge': Part of our respomilities is conducting an inyentory of all the trees on the c-ity property, while accessing their condition, health, and species. Keep in. mind, if you have a request regarding an existing tree or planting of a new one, the first place to start is at City Hall to fill out the proper form. The committee will also review these and make recommendations to the city, as well as, suggestions as to the species of trees to be planted or NOT planted by the homeowner. There are specifications to be fol- lowed regarding.tree plantings and this informa- tion will be supplied with the request. alarmed. Each person will have a badge and will probably have on their person, a tape mea- sure and clipboard, as well as, other reference materials. Keep in mind, the city has limited funds annually for tree upkeep and removal, including stumps. Smaller jobs the city crews can handle, usually in the fall, with-emergencies being an exception. The larger projects are put out for bids, as the funds are available. We would like to eventually satisfy all the requirements for Mt.. Pulaski to become a "Tree City USA. To date, we have currently met at least half of these. Margaret Schrishulm