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Did You Know - A record number of Twitter messages were sent during the Women's World Cup Final, more than 7,000 a second. Plumbing - Heating - Cooling Backhoe Service - Septic Systems IL LIC 058-147596 Ulrich, D.D.S., M.S. % Discover the reasons our office has become a destination for quality orthodontic treatment in Central Illinois. Creating beautiful, healthy smiles for children and adults. :400 N. CHICAGO STREET: LINCOLN . 217-732-1073 Small Engine Repairs Lawn Mowers-Weed Eaters-Snow Blowers & more General Auto Maintenance Oil Changes-Brake and Belt/Hose Replacement $5 OFF Any Labor Charge (Oil Changes Not Included) Hours: Mon. & Fri. 9am - 4pm Tues. & Thurs. 6pm - 9pro 523 S. Spring St. - Mt. Pulaski 217-414-2271 e-mail - better water, pure and simple; Culligan Water Products Water Softeners Iron Filters Bottled Water Joel & Deanna Jacobs Eddie Combs 318 N. Chicago St. - Lincoln 735.4450 j 10 Steve Gives Scheels "Thumbs Up" Steve Hahn visited the recently opened Scheels store in Springfield. And was impressed with all that he saw. Located in the new Legacy Pointe Town Center (3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.) the Scheels Sports Store has 81-distinct shops catering to sports enthusiasts and athletes. When Steve visited, wide receiver and return special- ist for the Chicago Bears - Devin Hester - was signing autographs. Hundreds of fans lined up to meet Hester. Welcoming Hester to Scheels was Dirk McCormick, formerly of Chestnut. McCormick - a Mt. Pulaski High School grad - is a Legacy Pointe Development partner. Yes, he got his Hester autograph. A big highlight Of Scheels is the 65-foot restored 1930s Ferris Wheel made by the Eli Bridge Company of Jacksonville. Did You Know - The 2012 Nissan Versa is the lowest priced new car in the U.S. Did You Know - Postmaster General says that Saturday mail delivery may end soon. ST. J01IN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH "The Little Charch That Coald" I 5:3OPM Saturday Services I lOAM Sunday Services I | 223 IN. Cooke St. Mt. Pulaski 792-55021 Mt. Pulaski Times A talking and moving Lincoln is a popular attraction. Ronald Reagan - another Illinoisan - will show in family photos. Lincoln welcomes shoppers and gives visi- tors a chance to "sit and talk" with the local icon. Did You Know - Amazon.corn is offedng e-textbooks for college stu- dents to rant. 100 degrees heat over sev- eral days is responsible for killing 4,300 turkeys on a farm in Kansas. Texas school distdcts may charge kids to dde buses. NEoditoCs tebook By Mike Lakin Wayne Tetley figured out why the nation has a debt crisis.., there's no adults in Congress... and he counts that against both political parties. During a discussion of Wayne's comment, he added, "Congress should have term limits like Illinois' governors. One term in office, one term in prison". On Facebook, in e- mails, at public events, and in private conversa- tion Mt. Pulaskians were writing and taking about an event that soon grew to rival Biblical plagues. The city, as it sprayed the edge of the streets to kill grass and weeds in the cracks of the streets, over- sprayed on to lawns. Mt. Pulaskians stood at the edge of their lawns and theoretically wept at their own personal loss. They heldthe city responsible for the travesty. So... so far.., it's pretty much been a normal summer around here. As heat indexes climbed to over lO0- degrees for days at a time, one resident made a very good observation. You don't have to shovel or plow the heat index. Best greeting I heard when the heat index was over 100-degrees, "Wel- come to a cool day in Australia!" Gerald Goodman said it was so hot.., he saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking. Gerald credited the late Johnny Carson with that missive. Local resident jog- King behind high school had a "meet-up" with three skunks. Observed without any unfortunate interaction. They went their way. He went his. CONAWAY HANDYMAN SERVICE LLc Fully Insured  Painting  Small Repairs Other Handyman Jobs Larry L Conaway Jr/"[1 217-737-4133 615 S Spring St - Mt Pulaski August 6, 2011