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IPSlOMb,,+h.  ,s,+ue+ A re.. 'li+mes+l o June 30, 2011 ,it,s old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 217 WCOTA C-12/31/11 SH ELTON WA 98584-2263 t Antique Tractor & Vintage Car Show 1to 7pro  Land of Lincoln Antique Engine & Tractor Club Rail Splitter Car Club Junior Olympics 2 pm at Ball Park For kids of all ages through high school Junior Kids Pedal Tractor Pull At4 pm Flat Land Central Illinois Country Band 5 until 8 pm Latham Firefighters Five Large Prize Drawing at 8:3 0 pm Tickets for Large Prize Drawings can be bought from any Latham Firefighter : or at Ice Cream Sodal Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Cake, & Soft Drinks Served at Noon at. Firehouse Free tickets with purchase from the food line for area merchant prizes to be given away during afternoon and evening Latham Firefighters would like ;! to invite everyone to an after- noon and evening of family fun Annual Drinking Water Quality Report The City of Mt. Pulaski is pleased to announce, that once again we do not have any Violations of the IEPA regulations during this past year We invite all of our water custom- ers to have an active part in. protecting our valuable water source. Everyone is invited to attend any of our City Coun- cil Meetings, which are the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The meetings are held in the backroom of City Hall and commence at 6:30 pm. We are approaching the MCL for Nitrate in our Water Supply. If the trend continues, we may be forced to build a Water Treatment Plant to keep our water below the MCL for Nitrate. Fur- ther discussions and information will be made available as further testing results are received. Should you have any questions, or desire to obtain your own copy of this report, please contact City Hall at 217- 792-3222 The report is published on the back page of this issue. Receives Honorary Rod Stoll, of Savoy, was recognized with the Honorary State FFA Degree on June 16 at the Illinois FFA State State FFA Degree Convention. Stoll is vice president of public relations for Farm Credit Services of Illinois and served as the convention announcer. He is a former member of the Mt. Pulaski FFA Chapter and Js the son of Hubert Stoll, of Chestnut, and the late Jean Stoll. The Honorary Illinois FFA Degree is the highest degree of honorary member- ship given by the Illinois Association FFA. It is presented annually to distin- guished individuals who have provided meritorious service to the FFA and agri- cultural education. More than 3,500 FFA members, advi- sors, parents, and guests participated in the 83rd Illinois FFA State Convention. There are 16,500 members in 301 differ- ent FFA chapters in the State of Illinois. The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization preparing students for leadership and careers in the science, business, and technology of agriculture. 175th Parade Eatries Library float-the story with charac- ters. City float with founding fathers rela- fives. United Methodist Church-Listening to God's Word on the Hill. Vonderlieth float Stahl's Furniture-horse drawn car- riage. Mt. Pulaski Christian Church-Eternal Life on the Hill. Peck Family -wagon with a corn maze. Retired teachers-Over the Hill-salute to students. Eugene Litterly of Latham-small fire truck and motor grader that he built. Salt Creek Attic-the Great Race. Women and Business the beautiful quilt. Rotary Float-Service Above Self. Democratic float-get out to vote. St. John's Lutheran Church-The Little Church that Could. Zion Lutheran Church-celebrating 160 years of serving the community. Catholic Church. Railsplitters Float-Abe Lincoln and Mr. Hanks carrying rail into convention in Decatur. Ansar Shrine- service to children. Historical Society-Courthouse float. Veterans float-men/women who have served. Legion flag float Other entries--Count Pulaski, Mayor, Kelly Tierney-unofficial queen of Corn- land, fire department, EMS, Florence Stoll, Girl Scout troop 1070, Gale Cyru- lik John Deere, and Sumthin Different Band. Submitted By Parade Committee Mary Jane Letterle of Mt, Pulaski, was among those honored on the Lewis University Deans' List for spring semester 2011. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.25 out of a possible 4.0. Mark Foley, of Mt. Pulaski, was elected in the primary election to the position of Secretary of State in the Federalist Party at Boys State. Mark is the son of Bob and Sharon Foley Candidates campaigned on political platforms and programs unique to the Boys State experience. Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society meets July 18 at the Lincoln Woman's Club Building (230 North McLean St., Lincoln) at 6:30. Gary and Carol Simpkins, of the Simpkins Military History Museum of Heyworth, will present the program "Abe and Mary Todd Lincoln". Mary Todd Lincoln's favorite cake will be served and recipes of the same will be available. Public is welcome. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday evening. 6 to 7:30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafayette. The Civil War Soldier Statue CD ($20) is avail- able at the Logan County Genealogical and Histor- ical Society (Tues - Fri, 11-4). Newspaper Deadline Tues July 12 for Sat. July 16 issue. Advertising Deadline Fri. July 8.