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In Memory-- Watson In Memory-- Donnan ;i it 'L After a long battle with lung cancer, Alan James Watson, 58, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2011, at his home in Elgin, South Carolina. Alan was born December 27, 1952, in Peoria, the son of Loren and Marilyn Watson. He attended Mossville grade school for eight years before his father was transferred to Dallas, Texas, where he graduated from Thomas Jef- ferson High School in 1970. He attended Lon Morris Col- lege in Jacksonville, Texas, on a basketball scholarship and received his associate's degree from there in 1972. He gradu- ated from the University of Illinois in Springfield in 1983. He was a regional director for many years for a small consumer loan company, living in California, Indiana and North and South Caro- lina until his illness caused his retirement. City Councl Briefs Police Department is will be installed 225' north of replacing officers' uniforms. Salt Creek. EPA is reviewing It has been impossible to the proposal. maintain the current style. A new radio band for oper- New uniforms will be black, afing city emergency siren The new pump equipment will cost $300 to $800. for the Elkhart Road lift sta- City will install ten new tion will arrive Oct. 5 - or handicap-parking signs with thereabout. Mike Patridge the appropriate fine notice. expects it to be operational by Next meeting is Tuesday, Christmas on Vinegar Hill. Oct. 11 at 6:30Pm in City The new city water well Hall. 16 He was married to Paula Vargo on October 10, 1987, in Florida. She survives. Other survivors include: his father, Loren Watson, of Peoria; a brother Jeff Watson and wife Sue of Boynton Beach, Florida; a sister Linda Volley for the Cure by Donna Dulle Beeson and.~husband Trey of Mt Pulaski High School members will volunteer their Tampa, Florida; a brother Volleyball Team will be host- time and energy to help raise Merle Watson and wife ing our 3rd annual Volley for money this evening. Bambi of Orlando, Florida; the Cure Night Thursday, We will be serving a meal, two sons Travis Jeffrey October 13 to raise funds for having silent and not so Watson and wife Veronica persons affected by cancer, silent auctions, balloon pops, of SanAngelo, Texas; and Last year we raised over running a-serve'a-thor; and Tyler James Watson and wife $2500 for the Susan G Komen much, much more to raise Chelsea of Portland, Texas; One granddaughter, Kristena foundation to help find a cure money. Watson and a second grand- for breast cancer. Each volleyball player from child in May and numerous This years proceeds will go Mt Pulaski High School will nieces and nephews, to help the medical costs for be asking a local business for His mother preceded him in Mike Haley. a contribution. death on August 20, 2011. During the evening of the We would welcome your Fricke-Calvert-Schrader 13~ - Mt Pulaski will take on support as we think this is a Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski Athens in a volleyball match, great cause. will conduct private services. But there will be much more If you have any questions, Burial will be in Mt. Pulaski at stake than the competi- feel free to call me at 217- Cemetery. fion on the court. Many Mt 792-3209 (school)or 217-202- Pulaski students and Staff 6686(ce11). ~z:~ i ?ii~i~iiiii::?~i~ii~:i~i Wilbmal E. "Web" Dononan, ha the Lawndale, Atlanta, and g8, of Ashland, formerly of Chestnut areaginee 1947. Lawndale, died He was a lifelong resident Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at of Logan County until June 1:57 p.m. at Walker Nursing 2009, when he moved to Ash- Home in Virginia. land to live with his son and Funeral Services were Sept. daughter-in-law. 27 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader He was a member of the Funeral Home in Lincoln. Farm Bureau since 1947, Pastor Maurice Stribling offi- served the Lawndale Grade ciated. Burial was in Lawn- School and Beason High dale Cemetery, Lawndale. School boards and was a 4-H One brother, Arnold; one son,. leader for 21 years. He was Bill; and two great-grandchil- also a member of the Elks dren also preceded him in Club, Rotary Club, Atlanta death. American Legion, American Mr. Donnan was retired Sirmnental Association and from farming. He had been the Logan County Simmental a grain and livestock farmer Association. in the Lawndale, Atlanta and Web enjoyed watching Chestnut area since 1947. He his sons, grandchildren, and was born Dec. 20, 1922 the great-grandchildren show son of Earl and Irene Augh- livestock at the Logan County enbaugh Donnan. He married Fair, where the Donnan Mildred Voyles in 1942 and family has exhibited for 57 had two sons, Michael Wayne consecutive years. His great- and William "Bill" Earl. He est joy was his grandchildren then married Elsie Curtis in and great-grandchildren. He 1992. enjoyed playing cards and He is survived by son, shooting pool. Michael (Beverly) Donnan He also loved his country of Ashland; sister, Thelma so much that he raised and Leever of Lincoln; six grand- lowered the flag at the Lawn- children; and 12 great-grand- dale and Interstate 55 over- children, hang every day. Web graduated from Memorials: Cerebral Palsy Beason High School. He was Assistance or American Heart a grain and livestock farmer Association. Mt. Pulaski Times Coach Wernsing's Mt. Pulaski High School Golf News Last time I promised to give some news about the Junior Varsity team also. Our first match was with Meridian High School. We lost the match 204 - 210. For those of you who aren't familiar with golf, the lower score is the one that wins. Our medalist for that match was Matthew Holmes with a 50. The next day, we played Hartem. We lost that match 192 - 197. Our medalist for that match was Bryan McCawley with a 45. Our 3rd match was against Lincoln and Clinton. The winner of that triangular meet was Lincoln with a 167. Clinton was 2nd with a 206, and we were 3rd with 207. Our medalist for this match was Bryan McCawley with a 47. On the 20th of September, we went to Country Hills golf course at Greenview. We played against Waverly and Greenview. Waverly won by going to the 5th player's scorecard. Their score was 203; Greenview was 2nd with a 203; and we came in 3rd with a 205. Our medalist was Ryan Amidon with a 46. On the 22nd, we went to the Oaks to playa match with the Riverton Junior Varsity. They won 188 - 207. Our med- alist for that match was Ryan Amidon with a 49. On September the 8, the Varsity played a match with LSA Decatur at Hickory Point in Forsythe. LSA won with a 181 to our 191. Our medalist there was Kyle Przykopanski. This gave us a 6 - 3 record going into the Sangamo Conference tournament on Saturday, September I0, In that tournament, we placed 5th out of 7 teams with an 18 hole total of 359. Our low scorer for that tournament was Owen Tschantz with an 84. On Monday, September 12, we played .in the Tomahawk Conference tourna- ment at Country Hills at Greenview. We placed 2nd there with a score of 341 for 18 holes. Our medalist for that tourna- ment was Owen Tschantz with an 82. In a scorecard playoff, Owen received a 5th place individual medal. On September 15, we placed 1st in a triangular meet at Brookhills Golf Course on the west side of Springfield. Our score was 147; Macon-Meridian had 150; and Lutheran High of Spring- field had 167. On the 19th, we played in the Clinton Invitational where we placed 6th out of 13 teams with a 177 for 9 holes. Our medalist for that match was Kyle Przykopanski with a 40. Owen Tschantz had a 43, and our next 3 play- ers: Jacob Stoll, Shawn Knauer, and Christopher Wernsing all had 47's! On September 20, the Varsity also went to Greenview to play in a quadran- gular meet with Lutheran High, Green- view-Athens, and Waverly. Greenview- Athens edged us out of 1st by 1 stroke, 164 to 165. Lutheran High had a 211, and Waverly had a 191. At this point our record was 10 - 4. Next time, I will give you the results from the PORTA open to the end of the season. Oct. 1, 2011