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Thank You To The Farmers Bank of Mr. Pulaski The City of Mt. Pulaski gives a Big Thank You toThe Farmers Bank for donation of funds used to pay for the cement work for the school bus stop at Mc Pulaski Grade School. This is one of many community- projects accomplished due to the generosity of The Farmers Bank. City of Mr. Pulaski Mayor Jim Fuhrer Mr. Pulaski City Council 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 Permanent Fully Automatic 24/7 Protection Better Than Portables Dave Bassett - John Wyss Mt. Pulaski lic. #058-12-1898 792-55931 Powell Insurance Agcy Inc ',,'I Pui, il. 625, o, Bus 217 /92 371 TII Free 877.;9;.  33/1 www de: on#owell cerl Caleigh Coers Recognized by Connecticut Association of Schools as Scholar Leader Caleigh is an 8" grader at Robert E. Fitch Middle School. The Scholar Leader program was established in 1985 to give public recognition to students who exhibit excellence in aca- demic and athletic pursuits. The award is the highest recognition a middle school student can receive. Caleigh participates in her school's stamp club, a grou p where students transcribe and examine old letters to learn about the past. She also belongs to Amistad, a club that works to break down racial barriers. She considers her participa- tion in sports a crowning accom- plishment. Caleigh is a member of the basketball and volleyball teams at Fitch Middle School. "In California, my friends always played basketball," she explained, having moved from Chula Vista last June. "I thought I wouldn't be able to play here because I didn't know if I would be able to play with a different group." Key to her success - Caleigh says, "'For me, at the moment, it's tuming in all my hbmework and studying." Caleigh's Best Advice - "I would say, even though some classes may be hard, just try your best and push through." Caleigh is the daughter of Jared & Melissa Meyers Coers, Groton, Connecticut. Caleigh is the granddaughter of Paul & Margaret Meyers, Mt Pulaski and David & Roseann Coers, New Holland. Frances Letterly says husband Eugene's flowers really took off this year. She said the flowers made her feel like a little person. Anea Rainey, a junior at Mt. Pulaski High School, went to Murray State Uni- versity for basket- ball camp the end of June. Andrea was named Camper of the Year and won the free throw, hotshot, and 3x3 contest. She also was on the Pizazz Basket- ball Club team out of Bloomington this spring and summer. The club traveled to Chicago twice, Cincinnati, Ohio and Nashville, Ten- nessee for tournaments. I'm your agent for that. Having me as your agent means having a real person there to help you when you need t So when acciden[s happen, you have someone you can trust to get the job done right, and right away Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there7 CALL FOR A QUOTE 24/-7. 00StateFarm 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 ST.-. LINCOLN 217-732-1073 Did You Know - Italian carmaker Pagani will sell a $1.2 Million car in the U.S. by 2013. Mt. Pulaski Times #i Aunt Rosalie remarked on - ..... hailstorm... "Gosh, I've never seen / /Y' " :i: the need before to //'' / d rake green leaves" k...) a Editor's Notebook By Mike Lakin Megan Volle of Mt. Pulaski was named to the Millikin Univer- sity Dean's List. Megan is a Junior in the College of Arts & Sciences. Local homeowner is looking to replace some damaged vinyl siding from the hailstorm. Never thought of it, but question is how to match the new siding to the older, faded siding. Several folks commented that during the heavi- est downfall of the hailstorm they could feel their homes vibrate as the hail hit. Now, folks, that's a hail-  storm. Thankfully, we didn't have to shovel it. Been an interesting summer hasn't it. Ball Brothers - Brian Free and Assurance Gospel Music Concert at Christian Church Family Life Center (114 N. Lafayette Street) Friday August 26 at 7pm. Tickets $10 at the door. Children 12 and under, free. Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival Parade is Friday, August 26 with a lights and siren parade that includes pilots, sponsors, and community members. Parade starts at 3:30 pm on Kickapoo. The parade will then travel north and turn left onto Pulaski Street, turn right onto Chicago, turn right onto Pekin Street, then turn left onto Kickapoo Street and continue traveling north to Airport Road, turning onto Airport road and entering the Festival through the main gates. August 20, 2011