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.... ~ ,L., Mt S$150 October 1, 2011 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 217 WCOTA C-12/31/11 SHELTON WA 98584-2263 Audrey Maske Mt. Pulaski High School Senior-of-the-Month Audrey is the daughter of been an honor roll student ,. :,Bill and Barbara Maske of throughout highschool Mt. Pulaski. Audrey has been a four- Audrey has been a classyear member of the basket- ;: officer, serving as president ball, soccer and track teams. l~i her freshman year and vice She is co-captain of both the | . president her junior year. She basketball and soccer teams. is National Honor Society In the commun~.W A~tdrey secretary, and Spanish Club has been a Vacation Bible vice president. Audrey is School teacher, and has a four-year member of the been employed by the Logan FFA, where she is currently County Treasurer's office. the president of the organi- Audrey plans to attend a '' zation. She has also served four-year university to major as secretary, and has partici- in nursing. ~'~ pated on the meats judging, The Senior-of-the-Month !~ livestock judging, parliamen- program is co-sponsored ';|,tary procedure and public by Johnson's Food Center * [ speaking teams. Audrey has and Mt. Pulaski Phar- served as secretary/treasurer macy. Monthly winners are i of the Spirit Squad and vice awarded $100 savings bonds president of the Spanish and are eligible to compete i Club. She has also served for the $1000 Senior-of-the- ~ on prom committee and has Year award. ,t Bates Road Discussed at Council Meeting By Mike Lakin council the city has three ways to obtain The Mt. Pulaski City Council met ownership of the road; condemnation, Tuesday, Sept. 27 for the monthly grant, or purchase. committee meeting. Councilmembers Most adjoining owners appear to Darrell Knauer and Randy Reeter were want to keep it private. absent. At this time, the city will not take any Bates Road intersects McDonald action. As Mike commented, "It looks like the state and lawyers will be sorting Street at the McDonald / 121 intersec- tion. The Illinois Department of Trans- this out". Mayor Jim Fuhrer said he'd portation (IDOT) sees the intersection prefer the city to stay out of the expense of 121 / Bates Road / and McDonald of a legal action. as a safety issue. The state is looking to As for now, the city will continue to move the Bates Road intersection several do what it has been doing. Somewhat maintain the road and plow it in winter. feet along 121 so Bates Road will inter- Mike said the state sees this as a three- sect 121 at its own intersection, perpen- year-study and 2014 will be "Year Zero" dicular to 121. The new intersection will be near the existing - although informal for any decision by the state. - connection of 121 and Bates Road. Zoning Matter Public Works Director Mike Patridge told the council the city doesn't appear The B and D Body Shop building was to have any records of ownership of purchased by Don Maxheimer. Located Bates Road. Legend has it the road is an at jasper and 121, Don discovered that easement of some type. Mike referred to a business has been located there since it as the Widenbacker Continuous Ease- 1954, but the property is zoned residen- mont. The easement was granted in the tial. The city will discuss rezoning the misty past to allow residents "down the property to commercial - to confirm :~ad" access to the world. NIik~ tojd the the reality. Times Subscriptions For 2012 December 31 is the end for your 2011 subscription to the Mt. Pulaski Times. Subscriptions paid BEFORE Subscriptions paid AFTER December 1 are... December 1 are... In lllinois In lllinois $25 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) $30 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) Outside Illinois Outside Illinois $30 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) $35 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) First Class - The subscription for the Mt. Pulaski Times mailed First Class (In Envelope) is $45 (through 12-31-2012) By Mike Lakin Eric Cowan was not on the list of military service personnel that served since 9/11. Eric enlisted in the U.S. navy right after 9/11. He served eight-years, leaving the Navy in 2009. Zion Lutheran Church & School is having Trunk or Treat Saturday Oct. 29 from 4 to 7Pro. There's costume contests, food, candy, cake walk, hay rides... and it's all fi'ee. Kenneth Baumann has strong Mt. Pulaski family connections. Ken's very involved in military history and is collecting something unique. He would like area WWII vets to send him their autograph and the unit they served in during WWII. The autographs can be sent to =- Kenneth Baumann / 263 Ideal / Milan, MI 48160-1324. Addition to Vonderlieth Living Party Sunday Sept. 25. Center Can you identify the U.S. attracts compliments during Fall Garden Times Photo on display in Mt. Pulaski. manufacturer of this car? It was Times Photo Lincoln Home National Historic Site will waive the $2/hour parking fee November 11-13, in remembrance of Veterans Day Weekend. Tours of the Lincoln Home are always free. Mt Pulaski Women in Business Pork Laenna Township meets the 2nd Monday Chop Sandwiches For Scholarships of each month at 6:30 pm at the Laenna Township Saturday October 1 - 11 to 1, Johnson's Food - Office. Next meeting is October 1 0 Center - Phone Orders: 217-341-8067 Alcoholics Anonymous meet every Mt Pulaski Library Playgroup meets Thurs. evening, 6 to 7:30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Fridays from 10 to noon. Program is open to Christian Church, Family Life Center,. hiidren birth to five years of age. e Tues Oct 11 for Sat. Oct. 15. Advertising Fri. Oct 7 for Sat. Oct. 15.