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EY NTS We 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 Odd Fellow Heritage Apartments Affordable housing for qualified people Buffalo - Williamsville - Illiopolis For information call: 217-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 Ronald L. "Ronnie" Bowles, 59, of Mt. Pulaski died June 23, 2010 at his residence at 12:10Am. Funeral Services were Satur- day June 26 at Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home, Mt.. Pulaski. J.T. Thomason officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pulaski Ceme- tery. His Father. Weldon Bowles. preceded him in death. Mr. Bowles was Maintenance Supervisor at Mt. Pulaski Prod- ucts. He was born August 29, 1950 in Lincoln the son of Weldon "Willie" and Lois Deibert Bowles. He married Gloria Matheny on June 14, 1969 in Mt. Pulaski. Survivors Include -Wife- Gloria Bowles of Mt. Pu.laski; Sons - Ronald (Angela) Bowles of Lin- coln and Bryan Bowles of Mt. Pulaski; Mother - Lois Bowles of Mt.'Pulaski; Brothers - Larry (Sandy) Bowles of Mt. Pulaski and Randy (Debie) Bowles of Mt. Pulaski; Sister - Janet (David) Naugle of Lawndale; Granddaugh- ters - Alexis and Alexandria Bowles; and Step Grandchildren r Paige and Breana Haynes. Mr. Bowles was a member of the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a member and President of the Mt. Pulaski Athletic Associ- ation; he was a coach, umpire and referee for the youth. He was a member of the Jay- cees. He was a Member of the Mt. Pulaski Phoenix Fire Department Where he was a Firefighter, Cap- tain, Assistant Chief, and Chief. Memorials: Family Life Center building fund at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. Dena Manley Geor g. Betty , [ Saturday - 9'12 i After Hours By Appointment 3' a Generation Memorial Specialist Hours Monday Friday 9-4:30 106 5 th Street- Lincoln Peasle200. Memorials 217-732-7773 Toll Free 877-465-7773 Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned Monument Company Charlotte V. Key, 94, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 1:48Am at Memorial Medical Center. Funeral Services were Monday, June 28 at First Presbyterian Church, Lincoln. Rev, Phillip Black- burn officiated. Burial was in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Charlotte worked at Lincoln Developmental Center for 27 years as a supervising nurse, retiring in December of 1985. Mrs. Key was born April 1, 1916, in Springfield, the daughter of Logan and Mary Hall Edwards. She married Mar- shall Key on Sept. 21, 1938, in ;Joliet. He preceded her in death Feb. 3, 1999. tier Brother - Eugene Edwards, and Nephews - David Hirsch, Robert, Robin and Carl Key hlso preceded her in death. Char- lotte was the last 5fher immediate family. Survivors Include - Caregiver, Vera Humphries of Elkhart; and Nieces and Nephews - Merle D. (Joyce) Key of Winter Haven, Fla., " David "Bear" (Margaret) Edwards of Beason, Roger (Sue) Key of Zion, Stanley Key of Spokane, Wash., Karen (Richard) Liebnow and Janet (Richard) Sehuda, both of Wheaton, Sue Ellen Carlson, Marcia (John) Grabavoy and Donna Billings, all of Joliet, Merle A. (Dana) Gazelle of Texas, Mary Cath- erine Bland of Lincoln, Marilyn Jackson, and James R. Edwards of Beason. Charlotte was valedictorian of the class of 1935 at Lincoln Com- munity High School. She graduated Sept. 21, 1938, from the Springfield School of Nursing. Charlotte and her husband lived in Joliet from 1938 to 1944, and she was a public health nurse for the cRy.of Joliet and a general nurse. She and her husband moved in 1944 to Fort McMullen in Alabama while he was in the Army, and she worked for the colonel's family and was a nurse at the Fort. In 1946, she and her husband moved to Beason, and they farmed until 1956 and she was a private duty nurse in-Clin- ton and Lincoln during that time. In 1957, they moved to Elkhart. She and her husband farmed for a total of 40 years. Charlotte was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution 351 and East- ern Star 218 in Springfield. She loved the fact that she was able to travel.to all 50 states and made a trip to continental Europe. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church in Lincoln or Elkhart Fire and Rescue. Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln was entrusted with arrangements. MULTI- TOWNSHIP ASSESSING DISTRICT AETNA, LAKE FORK, LAENNA Beginning Balance April 1,2009 $3,168.98 Revenues - Property Tax $6,738.70; Interest $19.48 Total Revenues $6,758.18 Expenditures-Administration $4,763.62; Insurance $500.00; Other $216.87 Total EXpenditures $5,480.49 Ending Balance March 31,2010 $4,446.67 " i I I I rence's QO, rner "Lily" In 1967, Mayor John Biese- meier of Mt. Pulaski, issued a proclamation proclainng the week of August 20-26, Harry J. Wible week honoring Mr. Wible's 75th birtb, day, .his 35 years of publishing the Times News and devotion to the com- munity. It was at this time that the honorary title-of "Mr. Mt. Pulaski" was bestowed upon him. I remember well because the Mt. Pulaski Kitchen Band was part of the talent show that night and I was their director. Lily Tomlin was in Springfield this past week: and that made me also remember when Emer- son Horn made a huge chair ibr Grace Harem. She played the little girl, (Edith Ann) that used to an.rose Lily's audiehces. She was part of the talent too. (God rest of all their souls.) It was a fun night and Mr. Wible deserved all of the praise he got. On the Lighter Side - A wife went to the Bureau of Missing Persons to report the mysteri- ous disappearance of her hus- band. "He's short, thin, bald and has no.teeth. As a matter of fact, most of him was missing before he was." Food for Thought - Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another as Christ has forgave you. P.S. Thanks to EVERYBODY who helped those 134 young adults from ten churches in eight different states vcho worked at 24 work sites: in the area the week of June 14. Also, thanks to Rob Davis, Jean Davis, Bill Radtke and Mary Ann Radtke :qo-sponsors who helped get the work camp organized in this area and for making the campers feel right at home. In fact some of the campers would like to come back to Mt. Pulaski next year. HAPPY BIRTHDAY U.S.A. May you all have a happy and safe 4th. 2 t t I Re-Print of Blue Book Mt. Pulaski Township Histor- ical Society has announced that a re-print of the very-popular 1836-1986 Mount Pulaski 150 th Anniversary Blue Book will be undertaken. This will be a limited edition - one printing only. Orders will be taken at the Mt. Pulaski Histori- cal Museum, Salt Creek Attic and http://www.mtpulaski175th.net. The cost of the re-print (exact duplicate of the 1986 edition except for the cover) is only $55. The original first edition printing in 1986 cost $45. The same company in Missouri will do the printing, which is now under, new ownership. The previous, long-time owner, having retired. Submitted By - Phil Bertoni First city to reach population of 1 mil- lion people was Rome, Italy in 133 BC.