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I' have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. - Zsa Zsa Gabor ,€ - 00Betsy Ulrich, D.D.S., M S gu00.r Cr.00d. Orthodol.tic00 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 STREET :LINCOLN : Coming Along Fine Levi Joshua Moore was born Aug. t. He weighed 1-1b 12-oz and was 13.5" long. He was born at 24- weeks. Levi now weighs 3-1bs 15-oz is and 16.25" long. He has had surgery' and is -!coming along fine. Levi is the son of David & Jamie Moore. He is the grandson of Pastor Scott & Tami Moore. Great- grandmothers are Beulah Hunter of Lincoln and Gladys Moore of Mt. Pulaski. The family would appre- ciate all your prayers for him and would love to hear from you. Pastor Scott & Tami Moore / 1594 Woodruff Way / Hartford WI 53027 David & Jamie Moore / 2356 N 66 th St / Wawatosa WI 53213 [ :; ! i i/;i);. he of Fundralsing Professionals, Illinois CapitalArea Chapter.We are committed tO the communities We 4NB faro ly. OeeAnd e 877-771.2316 www.illinoiS;natialbank.com ,- " Mmb FDIC City of Mr. Pulaski 2010 Leaf Collection Program The City of Mt. Pulaski Leaf Collection Program has been scheduled. The program will run to December 17, 2010., We will be utilizing our Leaf Vacuum to assist our residents with the disposal of leaves. To help make this program a success, we ask our residents to please follow the guidelines below: The Leaf Vacuum is designed for leaf removal only. Do not place sticks, limbs, or other debris in the leaf pile. These foreign materi- als may cause damage to the machine and possible injury to City Personnel. Placement of the leaves is a key element to the success Of the program. Place the leaves in a row so that they are located within 4 feet of the edge of the pavement. Keep the leaf piles no higher than 3 feet, for safety and visibility. Leaves should be placed and ready for pickup by 7:30 AM, Monday. We intend to collect leaves on every Monday at a mini- mum. Other days ay be added as the workload dictates• Rake the leaves to'e back of the curb, on the grass area. If cars are continuously parked in front of your residence, please place the leaves at the edge of your driveway. Do not place leaves in a rocked or gravel area. Do not place leaves in-the road ditches or in the street. We can pick up leaves that are either dry or wet. If you have prob- lems with the leaves blowing, you can wet them down. Another option is to cover the leaves with a tarp. Do not place leaves in an area where you have previously had a fire. We will not vacuum leaves from this area, because of the potential of smoldering material becoming ignited inside of the Leaf Vacuum. Leaves may also be burned in accordance with the City Ordi- nances. Copies of the ordinance may be obtained by contacting City Hall.. Leaves may also be mulched by utilizing a mulching blade on your lawn mower. Should you have any questions or concerns about this Leaf Collection Program, please call City Hall at 792-3222. Mt. Pulaski Grade School Students of the Month 8th Or.¢ Alec Hayes Daughter of Steven & Jes- sica Hayes of Mt• Pulaski. 7th or,de Elizabeth Siebert Daughter of Rob & Jill Siebert of Mt. Pulaski. 6th Oracle Cddy Schahl Son of Geoff & Jennifer Schahl of Mt. Pulaski• Thank You From Jerry Stoll I would like to thank everyone for all the sup- port before surgery and all the cards, prayers,• visits, and phone calls after. Special thanks to my own personal nurse, Diana, for everything she has done. Friends, neighbors, and family are trul a bless- ing to have. Thanks again everyone. Thank You From Women In Business The Mr. Pulaski Women In Business would like to thank all their members and the local community who supported the Pork Chop Sandwich sales during 2010, A special thank you to Doug Johnson and his staff at Johnson's Food Center who are always courteous and helpful in sustaining our effort. Proceeds are used for Scholarships for Mt. Pulaski High School stu- dents. Josh and Deanna Hubbell of Terre Haute, Indiana have been blessed by the birth of their daughter, Kai- tlynne Deanne Hubbell. Kaitlymae was born at Union Hospital on September 23, 2010 at 5:41 a.m. and weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 20-1/2 inches long. Great grandparents are Buss and Leota Lamar of Mt. Pulaski. Grandparents are Randy and Shirley (Lamar) Hughes of Brazil, Indiana.. Mt. Pulaski Library Fall. Storytime Children in Grades K - 3 are invited to this year's Fall Storytime. Please come join us every Tuesday after school from 3:30 - 4:15 for a Story Craft, and a Snack. Oct• 26 Ghosts in the House Library Halloween Party- Saturday October 3 from 10 to Noon, Come in Costume, Decorate a Pumpkin, Have a Treat[ All Ages Wel:q¢,, ....:., - Brain Teaser AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thurs- day evening, 6 to 7"30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Chris- tian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafayette. Looking for Marine CorpsUniform Kenney's Historical Museum is looking for a Marine Corps uniform with a connection to Kenney. Uniforms may be donated or placed on long-term loan. Call 217- 615-7647. From Our Home "A Season of Celebration" Sat. Dec. 4from 4 to 7p.m. Locations St. John's Lutheran Church (223 W. Cooke) M/M Mike Lakin (311 S. Washington) M/M Wm. Rentmeister (204 N. Vine) Ms. Jackie Gehlbach (120 N. Vine) M/M Kent Brooker (1300-700 t St.) Tickets are $1.0 each with proceeds going to the 175  Celebration Fund for 2011. Tickets are available at the :Tour of Homes • Sponsor - Salt Creek Attic, October 19, 2010 Trunk or Treat Saturday October 30from 4:00-7:00p.m. Halloween activities will be celebrated in the Zion Lutheran Church & SchooIParking Lot A parking 10t full of decorated cars and their owners ready to give out candy.., to you! The idea of Trunk or Treat (sometimes Trick or Trunk) has grown and spread over a ten-year-period. N Trunk-or-Treating, also known as Halloween Tail- gating or Tailgate Trick-or-Treat is a group of people parking their Halloween decoratedvehicles where trick- or-treaters can move from car to car to show off their costumes and collect treats. This mobile trick-or-treat- ing is quickly growing in popularity. For area kids, it gives them another fun opportunity to oress up and Trick or Treat in Mt. Pulaski. , Soup Day Sat. Nov. 13 Lake Fork Community Center's Soup Day is from 11am to 7pro. For all kinds of people, for all kinds of reasons ... Pekin Insurance TM and your professional Pekin Insurance Agent understand there's more to insurance than the policy. It's the people who matter most. We strive to offer you the most comprehensive policies, whether it be for your home, auto; life; health, or business, at premiums that will fit your individual budget. Call )/our Pekin Insurance Agent for insurance that goes Beyond the expected• TM To make a difference for you! Downing, Przykopanski, Clements & May Insurance Agency, i=. 124 S. Washington St. Mt. Pulaski ,. 92 "251 www.pekininsurance.com • 3bure in adark room ¢ith a candle, a woodstove, and a kerosene lamp. You have one match. What do you light first? Think about your answer. Then go to page 6. 175 th Meetings Mt. Pulaski 175th Cel- ebration meetings are the first and third Saturdays of each month at the Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of the Square. First meeting in November is November 6 at 9Am. Third Saturday meeting is November 20 at 9Am. 200 Remain .Cookbooks are I avail- able at The Farmers Bank, IN8, and Salt Creek Attic. Over 400 books have already been purchased of the 600 purchased. Only 200 remain. Please hurry and get your cookbook. Our Weather 2010 The official National Weather Service rainfall for the Mt. Pulaski Obser- vation Location for August was a total of 2.19". By Day 8-5 .02", 8-11 42" 8-I4 1.27", 8-21 .48" The official National Weather Service rain- fall for the Mt. Pulaski Observation Location for September wts a total of 5.17"• By Day - 9-1 .19", 9-2 .67", 9-3 1.34"• 9-t .51", 9-16 .02", 9-19 .76", 9-20 .02", 9-22 .47", 9-23 .83", 9-24 .11". 9-25 .02", 9-26 .23" So far this year- Rainfall ,(melted snow) for January was 1.46". Total snow accumulation for January wa 6.5". Rainfall (melted snow) for February was 2.11". Total snow accu- mulation for February was 7". Rainfall for March was 2.4". Rainfall for April was 2.9Y'. Rainfall for May was 3.35". Rainfall for June was a whopping llJ0". Rainfall for July wis 4.04". You can't tell how good a man or a watermelon is 'till they get thumped• COWBOY WISDOM Lake Fork Community Center Wiener Roast0000 5:30pm 1 Bnng hot dogs, buns, l dish to pass Mt. Pulaski Times = 4 Did You Know? Studies, Polls, & News you might have missed... The Urban Institute ranks Illinois as the worst in the nation for late pay- ments to human service nonprofits. Illinois received the third worst ranking in the nation with 59 percent of nonprofits saying that reimbursements don't cover costs, and another 72 percent saying the government changes the terms of contracts and grants. Illinois has until Dec. 31; 2010, to pay off all Fiscal-Year 2010 debt. The Pew Center reported credit markets -will cut off Illinois from further borrowing because the investmeiats are too risky. Bloomberg News reports Illinois is tied with California for the worst credit in the nation; and Illinois recently had to pay a higher interest rate to borrow money than Mexico, Portugal and Peru. In less than' two years, Illinois' credit rating dropped eight times. U.S. Senate unani- mously passed a bill requiring television sta- tions and cable companies to keep commercials at the same volume as the programs they interrupt. The House has passed similar legislation. Before it can become law, minor differences between the two versions have to be worked out when Con- gress returns to Wash- ington afterthe Nov. 2 election. A survey found that one in four kids under sixteen gay texting counts as read- xng. The Social Security Administration says that 89,000 stimulus checks for $250 each were sent to people who were either dead or in jail. Wall Street is set to handout a record $I4'4 Billion in salaries and ben- efits'this year. The coach of the Detroit Lions is denying his team tried to run up the score in a44-6 win over the Rams. A poll says that 25% of college students would be relieved, to not be so con- nected, to the Internet and their cell phones. The Oct. date 10/10/10 attracted a rush of people to get married.. Michelle Obama has been picked as the world's most powerful woman by Forbes. Lady Gaga finished ahead of Nancy Pelosi on the Forbes list of most powerful women. • Rupert Murdoch is call- ing for an overhaul Of the U.S. education system as a way to keep the U.S. from falling further behind other countries. Poor health care is shortening American • lives, according to a study. A newbook says that nine out of ten Americans believe in God. A poll says that 50% more Americans are voting early. Nearly 200,000 bottles of the cholesterol fighting drug Lipitor were recalled because of a musty odor. The CDC says that, one in five American adults has arthritis, mostly caused by obesity. The Census says that college educated young adults are the most likely to be married. Toyota is offering free car maintenance to new car buyers. A study says that 40% of Americans won't get a flu shot this year. House Minority Leader John Boehner says if the GOP takes control of Congress they will cut spending weekly. Research shows the most popular car color this year is silver, with 31% of new cars painted that color. A study says that thin- ner women get paid more.