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Doris & Associates 1411 N. mekapo. - Lincoln-735-71 97 Open House Saturday, August 7 919 S. Spring St. Mt Pulaski 11:30 to 1 Hostess Cheryl Sampson SIU School of Medicine MT. PULASKI CLINIC 509 E Chestnut Phone 792-3442 Cara Gravlin Nurse Practitioner OPEN" MONDAYS & THURSDAYS 8-5 TUES/WED/FRI IN SPRINGFIELD Services Include Diagnose & Treat Ages 16 and up Lab Work Available 8-3:30 When it comes to long-term care, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. A good tiling about I,ong.:Ibrm Care Insue, u*ce from State t:arm "* is that you have your dmice of 'm'e options -. including m your home, You'll Mso be helping to protect your life saving from the cost of exteilded care. qb learn more about it, just talk to your neighborhood State Farm agent. / Powell Insurance Agq ix Deron P0well. Agent Mt Pulaski, IL 62548 Bus: 217-792-3371 www.oeronpowelLcom The Mt. Pulaski Library would like to say a big thank you to the following businesses, organizations and individuals who made this year's Summer Reading Program possible. Mt. Pulaski American Legion Auxiliary g Johnson s Food Center Linda Stoll Bassett's Mechanical & Mary Stewart Plumbing Bo-Jac Seed Co. MPEA Downing, Przykopanski, Mt. Pulaski Lions Club Clements & May Ins. Elkhart Grain Mt. Pulaski Rotary Club The Farmers Bank Mt. Pulaski Women in Business State Farm Ins. Illinois National Bank Tomlinson Trust IOO children signed up this year, reading a total of 2p36 books. All those who completed the six weeks received a bag of goodies. In addition, our three topreaders: Carissa Brocaille (to* books read) Ruthie Ruhl (96 books read) Kylie Smith (Read-To-Me 153 books) It was a? 6 :j: .... ......... MAXlNE DOWNING and DARRELL KNAUER have offered up identities. . The calls were in response e- to the article and photo; of the what we could best call e w a hawk in the last issue. ' The bird was "camped out" ID 50 on the sidewalk in front of - Deron Powell's office. - Maxine said if it was-a --] Whip-poor-will; it would " be a stretch as the bird is quite common in west Virginia where she grew 0 I up. She said it would be amazing to see it on the > square since the Whip- O poor-will are infrequently o seen. Their coloring keeps - it hidden during the day. tO Maxine recalled that as a child her teacher had taken her class into the - woods to see a whip-poor- will nest. They are hard to find. The nests are on the ground and blend in with fallen twigs and leaves. Even the color of the eggs blend into the surround- ings. i Darrell said he was certain it was a Common Nighthawk. He said that before he retired he would Steven Bailey Was A "Shoe-in" and offindthethe birdshotel Onwherethe roOfhe Brought Home A worked. The birds lay their eggs on the gravel C1 Chamq Ii onn T?mPmhY ofthe roof. Nonest, just ass K-2 o ight on the gravel. He said there is some resemblance By Mike Lakin e afternoon, between whip-poor-wills Steven Bailey attended the NHPA StevCn saw some guys throwing and common nighthawks, Word Horse Shoe Pitching Tourna- something and heard the clank of but he's sure it's been ment in Cedar Rapids, Iowa recently, metal and asked his grandpa what about 50-years since he The Times notes this makes Steven was going on. That's when he discov- heard the call of the whip- poor-will around here. the only known Hilltopper to be a ered a lifelong interest in horseshoe Mike Lakin World Class Horse Shoe Pitching pitcl-}ing. Champion in 2010. He was caught Up in horseshoe Steven says about 1200 partici- pittling at about the Age of eight or PliceRep0rt pants plus families, friends, and fans nine. He later found some horseshoes By Mike Lakin ':, attended the event. Horse shoe pitch- in a barn, drove a pipe in the ground, CHIEF LYNN FREER ers descended on Cedar Rapids from and has pursued his hobby for about initiated a traffic stop. all over the US and Canada. 60-years. Computer- check showed Steven says he was introduced to At first he enjoyed playing horse- the owner was sans a horseshoe pitching in 1950 or 1951 shoes with his father and broth- license. The passenger when he was just a little shaver. It ers. He later discovered competitive was just released from the Illinois Dept. of Correc- was one summer when he was Stay- horseshoe pitching. Steven says he tions and had no license ing with his grandpa and grandma in enjoys the personal competition and to continue his long looked Greenup. He was with his grandpa whether he wins or looses - he enjoys forward to trip home. The when they arrived on Greenup's the company of fellow competitors, driver was arrested and a relative arrived to whisk the IDOC releasee home. [Open House00 ME Realty - 222 N. McLean - Lincoln - 735-5424 OPEN SATURDAY AUGUST 7- 11:30 to 1 : imd,7. Aus t 8 i From 1:30 to 3:30 207 Prairie Pointe Dr. Elkhart IST JOHN'S Refreshments Provided Stop by and see this  to Say Kella Hello00 CHURCH .... The Litfle Church That Cduld" 906 S. Spring St - Mt Pulaski 217-737-5661 Hosted.By- Linda Barrick 5:3OPM Saturday Services lOAM Sunarv WELL CARED FOR BRICK RANCH Spacious 3 Bdrm, large livingrm/dining area, cozy 223 W. Cooke St. familyrm. Full basement (partially finished), Great t Mt. Pulaski lalleykitchen newly remodeled with custom cabinet,, received a Barnes & Noble gift certificate. 618 N Chicago St-Lincoln 792-5502 countertop, sink & faucets. 1 car attached garage.