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SehM Bstrict The School Board approved employing... Michael Copley for the Scholastic Bowl sponsor 2011-2012. Philip White as the high school custo- dian (April 25). Megan Allspach for the junior high cheerleading sponsor. Craig Erlenbush for the junior high baseball coach. Troy Burgard for the high school industrial arts teacher. Sarah Wilham as the assistant high school secretary beginning 2011 - 2012 school term. Ron Tisdale for the grades 6 - 12 Social Studies position and the junior high basketball coach. James Lawson as the high school soccer coach. School Board accepted... Cathy Miller's letter of resignation as high school assistant secretary. Tara Davis' resignation as the MPGS assistant cook. Brian Alexander's resignation as the high school Special Education teacher. Card of Thanks From Lowell & Shirley Molt We want to thank to our children and everyone for taking the grandchildren for taking time to help us celebrate care of everything. It was our 60 t Wedding Anni- beautiful! versary at the open house We are certainly blessed and for the gifts and withawoIerfulfamily cards. A Special Thanks anti,any friends. Thank You From VFW 777 A thank you to 175th volunteers for helping with our Annual July 4th VFW Post 777 Fried Chicken Dinner and to the 350 patrons. Mt. Pulaski Times Projects Approved by the School Board Approved a two- year computer lease of $50,831.88 with QNS. The 66 computers will be used to replace the Business Lab at the high school and computers in the library. Approved asphalt parking lot repave and repair at the high school and grade school. The contract went to Ace Blacktop in the amount of $18,803. Approved mowing assistance at Veterans Park in the amount of $3,000. July 16, 2011 Springfield Bulldogs 1 lu baseball travel team took first place in the July 1-3 Chatham July 4th tournament From row, from left: Brandon Bunger (Sherman), Sep Mattera (Springfield), Austin Pickford (Springfield), Ben Grif- fin (Springfield), Pete Soehnlin (Spring- field), Dominic Dilello (Springfield), Will Elvers (Springfield) and bat boy Joel Soehnlin (Springfield). Back row, from left: Evan Warrington (Springfield), TJ Painter (Havana), Connor Rutherford (Springfield}, Talon File (Sherman) and Justin Beggs (Sherman). City will not ban low speed vehicles in Mt. Pulaski Chief Lynn Freer talked to the person in the Secre- tary of State's office who was in the know about the ins and outs of the legislation. Chief Freer said the city did not need to ban them since the specifications set out by the State of Illinois only allows such vehicles to operate if the vehicle is specifically manufactured to Illinois specifications. In case you are curious, the GEM vehicles meet Illinois requirements and you can buy one of the electric vehicles to use in town. The one pictured is called the e4 and the cost is $10,500. The company manufacturers several types of vehicles ranging in price from $7,500 up to $11,725. The lineup includes small trucks and vehicles similar to "gators'. Note, this does not includein golf carts, 4-wheelers, or any home modified golf carts. If you plan to add something to tree lined streets of Mt. Pulaski, check with the police department first. Presidential Homes In Needlepoint Marilyn Daleburn of Prospect Heights has an interest in U.S. history. She has a really big interest in U.S. his- tory. Marilyn's hobby began in 1993, evolv- ing from her love of American Presi- dents, especially Abraham Lincoln, and their lives beyond the White House. Since 1993 she has memorialized the presidents' homes in needlepoint. The needlepoint structure drew many complimems from visitors to the museum. This special Presidential exhibit was displayed at the Mt. Pulaski Township Historical Museum to commemorate the town's 175th Anniversary cel- ebration. Helen Schmidt sponsored the exhibit. Indoor storage units available! Stan Manes joined in the conversation of offciers at the A. Lincoln Presidential Museum during Mt. Pulaski's Night at the Museum. Times Photo Construction & Remodeling Locally Owned / Fully Insured Kevin Hild 217-671-0200 I Dock your boat with protection that goes Beyond the expected. TM ;#dRCS i .etmlcing better water, pure and simple; Yur tt is tured up and ready for a season of summer fun, Pekin lnsra{ce  and yor local Pekin Insurance Agent waot tO rke certain ttmt you are poperly protectl wO reliable 8oatowlmts Insraw.e. Call your local Pekin tosurance Agent today about the comprehensive coveraceres that will pxtect yoo boat all year ir= case o tllison in the water or on laf; Yo will  be pld vd' the st raight ..for ward:service that will ,ilo Beyond the e,,cpecled.  Downing, Przykopanski, Clement Inc & May Insurance Agency, 124 S. Washington St, Mt. Pulaski 792-5251 Water Softeners Iron Filters Bottled Water Joel & Deanna Jacobs Eddie Combs 318 N. Chicago St. - Lincoln 735.4450 While waiting for the "Ghost of the Library" program at the Lincoln Presidential Museum, a ghost was spotted in the lobby. Turned out it was Joyce Maxheimer in 19 * Century finery. Times Photo Did You Know - The last roll of Kodachrome film has gone to a New York museum. World's oldest working light bulb has been burning con- tinuously for 110 years in California New Daily Specials Sandwiches Ribeye and Porkchop New Ice Cream Items Strawberry Shortcakes, Brownie Sundae & Snow Cones Editor's Notebook By Mike Lakin Florence Stoll won the ABWA Quilt. Florence said, "That was quite a, bit of luck". Wayne Tetley says he knows what elder abuse is. He's suffering it right now. His doctors are delivering it. Mt. Pulaski Communi Band's Summer Bandstand Schedule includes performance Wed. July 20 at 7 pm. Wanda Dumire said she had seen so many pork chops at Johnson's Food Center (brought in for 17Y h Celebration) that she was suffering from pork chop overload. How hot was it the Saturday (July 2) of the 175 th Celebration? One reveler said he was on the square three times during the day; and then went home to shower three times. ............ Favorite te - "We will all be archeol- ogy". Bob Mueller stopped in for the 175 t Celebration. Bob had a long career in Mt. Pulaski. He started as a German and Social Studies teacher at MPTHS in 1968. He was appointed principal at the high school (1977-1979). He was appointed grade school principal ( 1979- 1983). He was appointed superintendent ( 1983- 1991). After leaving Mt. Pulaski Bob, Julie and their children Marita and Mark moved to Toulon, IUinois where he was appointed superintendent of schools; a position he held until his retirement, Bob & Julie continue to live in Toulon where Bob serves on the local library board and on the county board of trustees. Kai Yin Ho and Frank J. Spinner - both of Chestnut - were named to the full-time President's and Vice President's lists for the spring 2011 semester. Frank Spinner earned a GPA of 4.0. Justin W. Carlin of Nit. Pulaski - was named to the full-time Presidem's and Vice Pres- idem's lists for the spring 2011 semester. Justin earned a GPA of 4.0. Riley E. Boyd of Chestnut was named to the part-time President's and Vice Presidem's list for the spring 2011 semester. Julie D. Jarnagin and MacKenzie A. Ober- reiter - both of Mt. Pulaski - were named to the part-time President's and Vice President's lists for the spring 2011 semester. Julie Jamagin earned a GPA of 4.0: Wally Kautz said the State of Illinois Architect that supervises historic sites commended the painting work that was done on the courthouse for the 175  Celebration. The architect noted that Mt. Pulaski has some "very good talent". But... we already knew that. 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Pulaski, rec. renovated, central heat & NC, garage, all appliances avail., newly redecorated, reasonable rent w/nice backyard, 737-4892 FREE - Will pick up unwanted mowers, chain- saws, snowplows for free, Mt. Pulaski 217-414-2271 SERVICES - Stay at home mom has openings for children ages 2-11, Monday- Friday. Christian family envi- ronment, Kara 217-853-4937 GARAGE SALE - 200 E. Elkhart Rd., Sat July 30... 7 am-? - Comp desks, dishes, fish tank, clothes, appliances, pictures, lamps, cedar chest. chairs, printer, camera, table& chairs, knick knacks, bread machine, bedding, shoes, pictures, games, books, dolls, racecars, puzzles, stuffed animals, riding toys, bedding, legos, Lincoln logs, rattles and more. Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington Si., Mt. 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