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DEAN & DORIS CATES were given slpecial recognition by .the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Foundation for their $1,000 donation to the foundation. Their donation earned a matching grant of $1,000 from the Bloomington, Illinois Old Homse Foundation. Pat Butkovich is on the left. Allen Schaal Photo NEWS&NOTES TIMES ONUNE ARCHIVES UPDATED - Search and browse free - Archives from the Mt. Pulaski Times have been digi- tized and are now accessible and searchable from any Inter- net connection through the SmallTownPapers website - www.smalltownpapers.com. Materials digitized include editions from 1932, 1941, 1951, 1961, 1971. "It has been rewarding to work with Mr. Pulaski Times to provide this community with easy, searchable access to past editions," explained Paul Jeffko, president and founder of SmallTownPapers, Inc. For more than a decade, SmallTownPapers has been scanning historic archives from hundreds of newspapers across North America and making them online accessible for the public to enjoy, including 10 years of historic Times archives. The link to the specific Times archives: http://mon.stparchive. com/ MAGICIAN & JUGGLER was the Summer Reading feature at the Mt Pulaski Library Tuesday (July 2). He kept the kids guessing with his presentation. There were probably at least a couple kids that tried what they had seen when they got home. Times Photo MPGS REGISTRATION is available via Teacher Ease for return- ing students entering grades 1 through 8 if you have a Teacher Ease account. Simply follow the registration steps online. Print the forms online via Teacher Ease and mail the forms to the school with your registration fees. This online registration system is available June 15 through August 1. If you don't have a Teacher Ease account the forms are available on the school's w'ebsite www. mtpulaski.kl2.il.us/mpgs/. The office will re-open on AugUst 1. EARLY GUNSMITHS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS presented by author, gunsmith and historian Curtis L. Johnson 2pm Sunday July 21 at Macon County Conservation District Rock Springs Nature Center (www.maconcountyconservation.org) Admission is free. During the 1800s Macon County and surrounding counties were the home of several craftsmen who made rifles and shotguns. Learn about these relatively unknown men who prod!aced firearms both for peacetime and war. Guest speaker Curtis L. Johnson is a gunsmith, historian and author of a two-volume book, "Gunmak- ers of IUinois, 1683-1900". He has restored antique guns for more than 40-years. NdT00w D IR E CTV. AUTHORIZED RETAILER AUTHORIZED RETAILER P & M Communications 616 N. Chicago St. Lincoln (217) 732"3331