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,q = U f ! b MT PULASKI ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH held their Vacation Bible School in the country. Plan for the unexpected , when you're healthy. Pow! Imurane cy In Deron Powell, Agent Mt Pulaski, IL 62548 deronpowelLcom Bus: 217-792-3371 Toll Free: 877-792-3371 Ask me how these State Farm * health products can protect you if you become ill, or get injured and are unable to work: disability insurance hospital income insurance supplemental insurance long-term care insurance Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.* CALL ME TODAY, 00StateFarm TM Judging from this Allen Schaed Photo, there were many youngsters enjoying the learning experience. Out Our Way Darrell Knauer was sell- ing those patriotic Rotary umbrellas over the 4 t" of July. Sales were pretty good. Don't have a count on how.many are left, but you might not want to put off "your buy". On the hottest June 28 in 'bout 80-years; AMEREN went out 'bout 12:45 for Mt. Pulaski and immediate sur- roundings until 'bout 2:45. According to AMEREN the outage was due to two cross arms on a sub transmission line breaking. It was 'bout 100 outside at the time of the outage. Channel 17 Decatur drove over, drove around, and broadcast from the pool to do their TV report on the event. The reporter wasn't aware that this hap- pens around here enough that there's 'bout an equal number of back-up genera- tors to central air-condition- ers in town. Turned out to be a normal power outage. When the heat hits 100+ around here, first thing people start sayin' is, "when do you think the power will go off"? Automatic Back-up Power Permanent Fully Automatic 2417 Protection NEWS & NOTES LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA SIMON will be the headline speaker at the Logan County Democrats "Blue Donkey" Chicken Dinner Saturday, July 21 at the K of C in Lincoln, 217 Limit Street, Route 121. Col. Jill Morganthaler, Co-Chair of the Illinois Democratic Women, will speak on "The Republican War on Women". Steve Waterworth, 18th District Con- gressional Candidate, will also speak. Lt. Gov. Simon has been actively involved in emphasizing education reform in Illinois by redirecting $1B from administrative costs to the class- rooms. Serving at the Governor's plea- sure, she believes that "We want to lead the nation in education performance, not bureaucracy". Simon has toured Illinois Com- munity Colleges, drawing attention to the need for students to complete their college education. The Illinois goal is to have 60% of Illinois students with college degrees by 2025. Lt. Governor Simon also chairs the Main Street Illinois campaign, the Illi- nois Clean Waters Committee and the Rural Affairs Council. The chicken dinner with homemade desserts will be served between 5 - 7:30 pm with the speakers between 6 - 6:30 inn. A band, Phil, Bonnie, & Friends, will play between 5 - 6 pro. Tickets are $20 per person with chil- dren under 10 for $5. For more infor- mation call 796-3519. THE CENTRAL ILLINOIS COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER would like to thank the donors that volunteered to give on Friday, June 29 at Farmer's Bank in Mt. Pulaski. We had 22 presenting donors & collected 20 units. Thank you for saving lives (lifetime donations follow donor names): Jeffrey Anderson (4); Tricia Aylesworth (8); Derek Baunach (3); Mitchell Beckers (2); Mary Brown (13); Judith Caves- tani (12); Michele Clark (2); Kelly,, Copeland (7); Jodi Deibert (11); Debra Fuhrer (first-time donor); Kathy Let- terle (8); Frederick Lipp (first-time donor); Patricia Lipp (first-time donor); Robert Maske Jr (3); Frances Morrow (first-time donor); Amanda Phillips 2); Leslie Urish (11); Lorah Voile (2); Richard Voile (8); Sandra Washbond. (11), Glenna Wilham (5); and Deanna Young (6). Special thanks to Leslie Urish and The Farmer's Bank for coordinating and hosting. The next Nit. Pulaski Community blood drive at The Farmer's Bank on Monday, September 17. The drive hours are 9 - Noon. MONDAY AUGUST 6, BRUSH PICKUP for Nit. Pulaski. Have brush out by 7 am. Better Than Portables 792- 5593 t Mtc. #058-12-1898 -