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South Washington Street Merchants Fall Festival Baking Contest Saturday September 6 May enter in each category. No limit to number of entries. Fruit pies will be judged on appearance, overall presentation, flavor, texture, and flakiness of crust. Cookies must be a group of 6 and will be judged on presentation, appearance, unifor- mity of size, flavor, and texture. Cupcakes must be presented in groups of 6 and will be judged on overall presema- tion, appearance, flavor, texture, and moist- ness. A prize will be given to the First Place finisher in each category and a cash award will be given to the Grand Champion. All entries are to be brought to the judg- ing in site on the street in front of Salt Creek Attic by 9 AM Sept. 6. Judging begins at 9:20 AM. Meister's Final Motion Andy Meister ended his four years of service on the Logan County Board at the August board meeting. Elected in 2010, Andy represented District 3 (includes this coverage area of the paper). He resigned since he moved from Mt. Pulaski to Lin- coln. Chairman Bob Farmer presented Andy with a plaque of appreciation for his service on the Board from 2010-2014. Meister made a final motion to adjourn the meeting. No Dumping Ordinance Mt. Pulaski Township Park District has established a No Dumping ordinance on all of the parks. That includes yard waste, trees & leaves. A $500 fine will be imposed if caught dumping; except at Lake Park where the fine is already $1,000. 1"!O Mt Pulaski ,li00m-00ig Sept. 1,2014 s150 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain Troop 122 Attended WD Boyce Council's Ingersoll Camp Mt. Pulaski Boy Scout Troop 122 at- tended their 25th consecutive year at- tending WD Boyce Council's Ingersoll Camp, located outside of London Mills. Those attending the camp had the opportunity to participate in numerous activities and achieve merit badges of their choice. Merit badges that could be. earned included: Archery,  Rifle Shooting, Shotgun Shooting, Canoeing, Lifesaving, Boating, Swimming, Kayak- ing, Citizenship in the Nation, Communi- cations, Climbing, Fishing, Fly Fishing, First Aid, Emergency Preparedness, Wood- working, Metalwork, Wilderness Survival, Leatherwork, Geocaching, Fingerprinting, Chess, Archeology, Basketry, Plant Sci- ence, Soil and Water Conservation, Fish & Wildlife Management, Geolog2(, Insect Study, Astronomy, and more. New this year at Ingersoll was the STEM Center (science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Troop 122 would like to thank the Mt. Pulaski Community for their continued support of our troop, and attending our nu- merous fundraisers, including our upcom- ing Pork Chop Dinner held annually in Oc- tober. PHOTO front row: Bryson Beccue, Liam Haigh, Nigel Adams, Roman Howe, Teagan Wyss, Sam VanRheeden, and Noah Riedle. Back row: Sally VanRheeden, Greg Maus - Troop Scout Master, Liam Davis, Nolan Slayton, Mitchell Hagenbach, Michael Fre- er, Wyatt Morris, and Pam Erlenbush. Submitted by Jennifer Riedle Kim Knauer Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing Sunday Sept. 7 will be the annual golf outing held at Oak Terrace Golf Resort, Pana. All proceeds go to the Mt. Pulaski High School Scholarship. Come join us for a day of golf, fun, food and prizes. For registration forms call Dar- rell Knauer at 792-5985. SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC f 217 W COTA 12/31/144: / / SHELTON WA 98584-2263 " [C' Back to Ameren for Mt. Pulaski Residents Mt. Pulaski has determined that it will return residents' accounts enrolled in the CITY's municipal electric aggregation pro- gram to the Ameren default electric supply for at least the next twelve months, follow- ing the last several months of Ameren's price-to-compare remaining below the Consortium's current supply rates. Residents of Mt. Pulaski who did not opt out of the initial program have been receiv- ing fixed price electric supply at 4.21 per kWh over the past twenty-four months. Given current indicative pricing for the coming program year, the Consortium has determined that returning to the Ameren default rate for the next twelve months will secure the most favorable pricing for resi- dents possible at this time. Residents will automatically be switched back to the default supply if they do noth- ing. The Consortium's decision to return to Ameren for the next year does not prevent residents from individually seeking their own Alternative Retail Electric Supplier. Those residents will have two billing cy- cles to seek an alternative supplier after the Consortium program contract with lntegrys Energy Services ends during the Septem- ber billing cycle. Consumers interested in exploring alternatives can visit the Illinois Commerce Commission's website plugini- llinois.org/res.aspx or the Citizen's Utility Board citizensutilityboard.org. cONC00RI .Tammy Renee H a r r J S Coach Gasaway Honored for Decades of Coaching ... Page 12 ...Page 15 ...Page 15 Coach Butkovich Honored for a Dedicated Coaching Career ...Page 13