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Union Pacific Railroad Work The tentative schedule for the railroad work in this area of Logan County is... Dec. 2 tO 6 Hurlbut Township 600'h St. Dec. 3 to 7 Elkhart Oglesby St. Dec. 5 to 9 Broadwell Oak St. Dec. 5 to 9 Broadwell 1200th St. Mt. Pulaski Times '125 "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain Itublished Twice A Month - 24 Issues A Year Nov. 2, 201.0 0 r~ mr- Election Notice Notice is hereby given that the 2011 Consolidated Election will be held April 5, 2011. The election will include One Six - Year Term on the Board of Trustees of the Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District. Anyone interested in running for the Board of Trust- ees can contact Eddie Pharis (855-7438), Secretary of the Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District for Peti- tion - Election information. Accepting Snow Plowing Quotes THe Mt. Pulaski Fire Protection District is accepting quotes for snow plowing at the Mt. Pulaski Fire Sta- tion, 612 East Dekalb St., Mt. Pulaski. Quotes will be accepted until 7:30 pm, Tuesday, November 16. For full details see the legal notice.:. 2010-2011 SNOW PLOWING QUOTATION iT. PULASKI FIRE STATION #1 in this newspaper. Watermains Flushing Program Tues. Nov. 9 & Wed. Nov. 10 The Mr. Pulaski water department will be flushing the watermains (weather permitting!) on the above dates. We will be flushing the system in the evening, from 10:00 pro. To 4:00 am. The watermains flushing w~ll cause the water to become cloudy. The water is safe to drink, The cloudiness will last approximately 1 day after each flushing. Laundry should be scheduled accordingly. Should you have any questions, please call City Hall 792-3222. Thank You, it. Pulaski Water Department Pre-Filing Notice Notice is hereby given that the Office of City Hall - Mr. Pulaski will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. begin- ning January 18, 2011 through January 24, 2011 for the purpose of accepting candidate petitions or certificates for the 2011 Consolidated Election to be held April 5, 2011. Election Packets may now be picked up at Mt. Pulaski City Hall. City of Mt. Pulaski Offices to be Voted On: Mayor - 2 year Unexpired Term Aldermen - Ward 1 4 year Term Ward 2 4 year Term Ward 3 - 4 year Term Ward 1 2 year Unexpired Term . Ward 2 2 year Unexpired Term- Dee Anderson Mt, Pulaski City Clerk Christmas Concert Sat. Nov. 20 The Nit. Pulaski Christian church will be hosting their third annual live Christmas Concert with the recognized gospel qua~et - The Ball Brothers. The concert will be held at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center- 114 N. Lafayette St. Saturday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m. Come early - doors open at 6. For further information call 217 792-5417. By Mike Lakin There is no Johnson Food Center insert in this issue of the paper. The printer, thankfully I had nothing to do with it. failed to print one. No Insert This Time Doug says that sale items that would have been printed will be found marked in the store. Doug profoundly .apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. He's checked with the insert printer and there will be one in the November 16 paper. It was a "faxing" problem. .. , ,, d Time' Change Set your clocks back one hour (Fall Back) before retir- ing this Sat. (Nov. 6) night. Mt. Pulaski Historical Society Christmas Dinner The Mt. Pulaski Historical Society will have their annual Christmas dinner December 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Buff's restaurant on the square in Mt. Pulaski. If you would like to attend, please call Sue Schaffenacker at 792-5693 to make reservations. Hope to see you there. Attention Mt. Pulaski Historical Society Members The Historical Society will be having a bake sale Sat- urday, November 20 for Vinegar Hill. Donations of food items are needed. They can be brought to the museum on Friday, Noeember 19 in the afternoon or Saturday, November 20 in the morning. The bake sale wily start at 8 a.m. All proceeds will go for the upkeep of the museum. Blue Book - Red Book Deadlines Don't forget to order your Mt. Pulaski History Book 1836-1986 (blue book). Call Sue Schaffenacker 792- 5693 or Joyce Maxheimer 792-5723. Time is getting. shoitl This will be the only reprint. Price is $58.70. ~Have your turned in your family or business his- tory for the new Mt. Pulaski History Book (red book)? Memorial and dedication pages are available. Also, book orders are being taken for the early bird price of $58.71. Call Sue Schaffenacker 792-5693 or Joyce Maxheimer at 792-5723. Don't be left out! Legion Soup Supper Wed. Dec. 1 Mr. Pulaski American Legion, Kyman-Fuiten Post 447 invites all local veterans, American Legion mem- bers, American Legion Auxiliary arid Sons of the Legion to a soup supper at 6:00 pm Wed., December 1 at the Nit. Pulaski American Legion Hall. Honored guests will be veterans with 50 or more years with the American Legion and members with 50 or more years with the American Legion Auxiliary. Please RSVP to: Phil Bertoni or Gini Bertoni or 792- 5442, O The Tradition Continues Trick or Treaters were at Fricke '- Calvert - Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski Friday (Oct. 29) where they received Hershey Bars. Over 70-years ago, Funeral Director John T. Hershey started the local tradition of handing out - what else - but Hershey Bars to local Trick or Treaters. Chuck Fricke said.his family continued the tradition starting in 1965. And tl~ere was a surprise.., that's Sarah Palin cheering the Trick or Treaters on. Times Photo Nothing confirms that warm weather is ending, besides the time change, than geese heading due south taking that warm weather with them. Times Photo Times Subscriptions Your 2010 subscription to the Mt. Pulaski Times end,s December 31 if your mailing label is dated "12/10". One Year Subscriptions are.... In Illinois "$25 if paid by December 1, 2010 $30 if paid after December 1, 2010 Outside Illinois $30 if paid by December 1, 2010 $36 if paid after December 1, 2010 First Class The One Year Subscription for the Mt. Pulaski Times , mailed First Class (In Envelope) is $42 Send Subscriptions to... Times / P OBox 114 / Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 Trunk or Treat! -See Page 8 Elkhart Blood Drive Thurs. Nov. 4 The Central Illinois Community Blood Center Blood Drive is at the Elkhart Christian Church, 1130 South Gillett; 3 - 6 p.m. AA Meeting Thurs. Nov. 4 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafayette. Frog Prince Thurs. Nov. 4 The Frog Prince will be performed at 7:00 p.m. at the Nit. Pulaski Library. Poppies Da~ Sat. No~. 6 From 8:00 a.m. to Noon, Mt. Pulaski VFW Members and the Ladies Auxiliary will be selling Poppies at various locations. 175th Meeting Sat. Nov. 6 Nit. Pulaski 175th Celebration meetings are at 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of each month at the Nit. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of the Square. CALENDAR Paws With Claus Sat. Nov. 6 Humane Society of Logan County will take portraits with your pets and or children at Big R in Lincoln from 10 a.m. - 2: 00 p.m. Portraits are $10' and will be available for pick-up Sat. Nov. 13. Soup & Auction Sat. Nov. 6 Chestnut United Methodist Church will host its Soup & Auc- tion Saturday November 6. Chili or vegetable soup, dessert, & beverage will be served from 4:30 to 7:00. Auction starts at 7: 00. Adults $6 and $3 for Children under 12. Carryouts available. Fall Dinner Sun. Nov. 7 Fall Brunch Sun. Nov. 7 Middletown Presbyterian Church will host the all you can eat brunch from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Adults $8, child 4-12 $4 child ees meets at 7:30pro, at Fire Station #1,612 East Dekalb Street, 3 and under free. Menu: ham, bacon, sausage, Belgian waffles, Mt: Pulaski. breakfast pizza, scrambled eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits, fried potatoes, ham & beans & cornbread, desserts, Coffeecakes, fresh fruit, drinks. Frog Prince Sun. Nov. 7 The Frog Prir~ce will be performed at 2:00 p,m. at Vonderlieth Living Center. Veterans Dinner Mon. Nov. 8 Veterans and any current active duty military service mere- RFPD Meeting Tues. Nov. 16 The Mt. Pulaski Rural Fire Protection District Board of Trust- Christmas on Vinegar Hill Sat. Nov. 20 Twenty-six locations in Mt. Pulaski will be open from 8 to 5. Offerings this year include crafts, antiques, baked goods, and food. Twelve locations will be open Sun. Nov. 21 from Noon'to 4. Maps will be at all locations and at the Courthouse. Watch for the green Christmas trees. MT. PULASKI T1MESDEADLINE for articles is Friday Nov. 12 fbr Nov. 16 Issue~ Articles sub- mitted at deadline may be held.over due to space available. The Latham United Methodist Church's fall dinner is from hers, home on leave are welcomed to attend. The dinner will 11~00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Menu: Turkey, dressing, mashed p ota- be at 6:00 p.m. at the Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, south side of the toes, salad bar, dessert, and drink. Adults $8, Children (4-11) $4, square. Under 4 - free. The. church has a lift, so don't let the steps stop you! Soup Day! Sat. Nov. 13 Lake Fork Community Center's Soup Day is from 11:00 a.m. Io 7:00 p.m. , lll |lNnfiitimiiYlfr, ........ "' ......