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Are You on City's List? Would you like to be included, or update your e-mail, on the City of Mt. Pulaski mass mailing list? Send an email to: Have a Burning Question? Neighbor burning an old mattress? Does it vio- late any City Ordinance? Your answer is just a click away. The City Ordinance book is now online at Click "Ordinances" on the left-hand side of the page. When it comes to long-term care, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. A good thing about Long-Term Care Insurance from State Farm*~ is that you have )~-mr choice of care optlot~ - including in ~#mr home. Youql also be helping to protect your life savings from the cost of extemted cam. To learn more about it, just talk to your neighborhood State Farm agenL Powell Insmmu=e A,gcy Inc Oeron P0well, Agent Mt Pulaski. IL 62548 Bus: 217-792-3371 www.deronpoweEcorn A GOOD NKIGHISOR ~$TAT~ FARM IS 'I"HII~e Pra~ng l~ranc and ~ $erv/ces Buy a Guardian* Standby Generator between now and July 31, 2010 and Have power when the power goes out with our Guardian Standby Generators When the power goes out.., and it will... You can depend on our Guardian Standby Generators for automatic back-up power Fully Automatic 4" 24/7 Protection Permanent Better Than Portables Dave Bassett- John Wyss 105 E. Jefferson St. Mt. Pulaski lic. #058-12-1898 Thank You From Boots Wilham I wan to thank my friends and neighbors for the flow- ers, thoughts, and prayers. All have lifted my spirits. Farming in the ditch is what one reader called some of the rural intersections in the area. He asked, "Is it need or greed?' Concern is. blind intersections. Drivers have to pull into cross road to see if there's traffic. At this intersection there's the stop sign post on the right. Lower left gives you the idea of how close the corn is to the roadway. Checking with some local authorities, there's nothing hat can be done about the situation. You just must drive with caution. Times Photo Deron Powell had an interesting visitor to his office. This small hawk was camped out in front of his office. These hawks have a unique defense to protect their eggs. If the hawk feels threatened it will lead the threat away from its eggs by standing up and acting as if it's injured. The threat then follows what it believes to be an injured bird. " d -Deron said the hawk left "on its own accord an hasn't returned. -. Gerald Goodman had a hawk like that at his storage facility. Your editor even did a story on it. But between Gerald and yours truly.., we couldn't recall what type of hawk it is and even when we did the story. Times Photo Like a good cowboy, a good COWBOY WISDOM At Horsefeathers in Elkhart Delicious Home Cooking at its Best! Offering scrumptious -Lunches Tuesday - Sunday 11-2:30 Daily Specials - Seasonal Dishes ~eservations & Credit Cards Accepted Horsefeathers Antique & Gift Shop 10Am to 4Pro Tues. - Sun. 104 Governor OglesbY st 947-2100 hat just gets better as it gets older. Last week, I Stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to with- draw that statement. Mark Twain Class of '75' Reunion The 35th reunion for the Mt. Pulaski High School Class of '75' has arrived. Time to dust off and press that petroleum blue leisure suit, put on those 3-inch heal shoes, and get that pez'm ready (And that's for the guys). Classmates join together to recall disco days Saturday August'28 at 7Pm at The Light Co. Payne Reunion Descendants of .Willis Franklin and Lydia Ellen Copeland Payne will hold a reunion Sunday August 29 at the Buffalo Community Park on Rt. 36. Family and friends are invited to a potluck lunch at 11:30. Dinnerware and drinks will be furnished. For fur- ther information: Mary Payne Barringer at 217-793-4073. Hays Cemetery Buried Here are: in DeWitt y tttiiirlcd ;lt~ it I~,ll,s,~~i olit b!tli . The Ftl it D(Wttt Cou ! They have been gone for many decades, their names have nearly been forgotten. Not any more. This sign erected in the Hays Cemetery just west of Kenney commemorates some of those interred in this burial site near Salt Creek. Included are the first white child born in DeWitt County. When a childhood disease took her, she was buried in a hollowed-out log. In another plot lies an unnamed Kickapoo Indian. lone representa- tive of a tribe that populated these parts. He elected to remain here in the employee of white pioneers when the rest of his people elsewhere in response to the arrival of European settlers. Other prominent pioneers slumber in the cemetery where the most recent interment was 83 cears ago. The sign is one of several planned for installation this summer. Photo - Retired lawyer John Regan inspects the new sign he sponsored at the Hays Cemetery, DeWitt County. F~rst to get books from *iew Muldoon Lib'raw - was Libby Meister, Saturday afternoon when ~he library was opened for the first time. Mrs. Lois Sams is shown waiting on the first patron. - Times News Photo DAN PHILLIPS found the clipping and sent it in. All Ocosiom Hair, Nails, Make-Up 8, Photography Ca//871-8094 or 87! -3801 12 =: =a t~ e,m- l'O P tO i,-a , . iiciillt ;111 : i I