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Anniversary Celebration iiiiii!!iiiiiii!iiiii!ii!!ii!ii!ii!!i!iiiii!ii!!i!iiT!i!!!  i!i  ,  ................. Gerald & Gloria Goodman Gerald Goodman and Gloria Garrett were united in marriage September 17, 1965 at the Mt. Pulaski United Methodist Church. Rev. Thorn- burg Enge officiated. Gerald and Gloria are the parents of Mary Viner of Mt. Pulaski, Gaff Johnson of Denver, Colorado, and Jerald Goodman - deceased. The couple has six grandchildren. Gerald is the owner of A B C & G Real Estate of Mt. Pulaski. He has been in business twelve years. Gloria is employed with Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. She hasbeen with the hospi- tal seven years. A reception for the couple will be Saturday, September 4 at 6:3oPm at the Mr. Pulaski American 0oo E. Scroggin, Mt. Pulaski). The couple requests only your presence, no gifts please. June 22, Carl and Betty Kopatz, Mt. Pulaski residents, hosted dinner guests at The Chesapeake House in Springfield. Present were James and Deb Stahl of Illiop01is, The Rev. Dr. Perry Kopatz and his children Jeremy ALEXANDRIA HOLMES participated in the Tri-shark (Sprint) triathlon in June 2OlO in Bloomington Illinois. She.finished 3rd in her age group with a time of hour 18 minutes and moth overall out of over 600 athletes. She competed in her second (Olympic) triathlon in August in Rockford Illinois and finished 37th out of 15o participants in a time of 2 hours 35 minutes. Olympic triathlons consist of a one-mile open water swim followed by 26 miles of biking and a 6-mile run. Alex is the daughter of Kevin & Tammy Holmes of Bloomington, and the granddaughter of Jerry & Joyce Maxheimer and Kenny Holmes and the late Reva Holmes, all of Mt. Pulaski. Summer Visitors Kopatz and Christine Kopatz (all of Phoenix, Arizona). Photo - clockwise starting at the upper right - the Stahls James and Deb, The Rev. Dr. Kopatz, Jeremy Kopatz, his sister Christine, and Carl and Betty Kopatz. of This 'n' That By Mike Lakin Climbing out of the hole - known as computer collapse - this issue of the paper has gone along much easier. Last issue had some obvious problems because I was working with an unfamiliar update to the newspaper's program. I am working through the learning curve of the updated programs. As with anything new, nothing seems to be where I think it should be. Nor is it where I thought I put it. Our Weather 2010 The official National Weather Service rain:all for the Mt. Pulaski Obser- vation Location for July was 4.o4". Daily totals - July 8 was a4", the 19 was .o3", the 20 was 3.19", the 21 was .20", the 25 was 46", and the 31 was .o2". So far this year - Rain- fall (melted snow) for Jan- uary was 1.46". Total snow aeeumulation for January was 6.5". Rainfall (melted snow) for February was a.xf'. Total snow accumulation for February was 7". Rainfall March 2.4". Rainfall April 2.93". Rainfall May 3-35". Rainfall for June was a whopping n.m'. SAMANTHA. HOLMES graduated from Normal West High School in May 2OLO. This fall she will attend Western Kentucky University to study Biology/Neuro Science and swim for the WKU Hilltoppers. Sam is the daughter of Kevin & Tammy Holmes of Bloomington, and the granddaughter of Jerry & Joyce Maxheimer and Kenny Holmes and the late Reva Holmes, all of Mt. Pulaski. MATTHEW DANIEL MC CUE was among the graduat- ing seniors at Mahomet- Seymour High School May 30. Matthew is the son of Dan & Kathy McCue; grandson of Bob & Cheryl McCue; and great-grandson of Mary Frances Sutton. Matthew received the following honors... National Merit Com- mended Student, Illi- nois State Scholar, Top Ten in his class, M-S High School Academic Letter, Spanish Honor' Society, and Thespians President. Matthew played foot- ball for four-years, was in Marching - Jazz and Concert Bands, and was active in drama produc- tions. He received the Ida Haack Memorial Schol- arship through his school. He also received a Presidential Scholar- ship to attend Illinois State University, where he will major in com- munications and politi- cal science. 12 ! O f O', t 0