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o ID o Id Happy-90 t Birthday Sept. 24 MEL SINGLEY From "Your Loving Family Cards would be appreciated: C/O Vonderlieth Living Center/ 1120 Topper Dr, / Mt Pulaski, IL 62656 Air Force Airman JOSHUA R. STEWART graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in mili- tary discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fit- ness, and basic warfare princi- ples and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degreethrough the Community College of the Air Force. Stewart is the son of Lori Yeck of West South Street, Mount Pulaski. He is a 2008 graduate of Mt Pulaski High School. Anheuser Busch will open a "Bud Lab" beer research center on the University of I!linois campus. Elkhart Road Lift Station 99,9%"Done By Mike bokin Public Works Director Mike Patridge reported to the City Coun- cil that the "new" lift station will be tested Otober 1 and expecta- tions are it will pass and be in operation. Rome wasn't built in a day and this lift station certainly wasn't. The facility construction was started years ago, back when Bill Glaze was mayor. One of the big delays was $100,000 in promised monies from the state that has never been deliv.ered. A lesson learned. Never trust elected state officials that tell you to start work and the check will arrive shortly. In Other Business - Question was raised concern- ing the Frontier Communica- tions monthly bill. Comment was it appeared larger than pre- vious months. Will be checked into. The 90-day grace period on the three rental properties ends this month. One rental unit is completely vacant. The other two are supposed to be exited by the end of the month. Police Chief Lynn Freer reported two - three rental units need to be re-inspected having been vact 30-days. A donation to the Logan County Auxiliary Police for their work during Fall Festival is on the agenda for next meet- ing. Chief Freer reported an inci- dent during Thursday night of the Fall Festival. Motorist drove across the square on Washington St. scattering people.Reports were the car traveled at speeds of 60 - 100 MPH. Officer Kyle Veech quickly responded and made two arrests. No Festival attendee was injured. Chief Freer reported the police department was granted ownership of a 1996 Dodge Dakota during a court hear- ing. That vehicle and another already awarded will be sold at the State Police vehicle auction. Railroad Crossings at Wash- ington and McDonald will be replaced starting September 18. Work will take five days at each location .and traffic will have to find different routes on the respective streets. City Treasurer Jim Sutton reported income to the city Of $82,858.69 for*Aug. 28 - Sept. 10. Real Estate Taxes made up the bulk of receipts ($41,994.12). Total also included additionally TIF district Real Estate Taxes of $14,964.45. What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank@ solves that problem. Because only banks qualified Do You Know Who You Can Trust? It's a hard choice in today's financial marketplace. With so many banks and other financial companies trying to get your business, it's hard to know who really has your best interest at heart. to display this banking seal of approval are dedicated to hometown values and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank, we're committed to the community where we live and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our customers and community. Sou Washington Street Merchants Taste of Fall Wednesday, September 18, 2PM-8PM - Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and taste of fall... Refreshments served. Be Sure To Bring A Friend! See All This Paper. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. THE FARMER00 BAN K orM00 130 S. Washington St.- Mt Pulaski 792.52-11