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If you see this Teenager on Nov. 21 wish him a Happy Birthday Blake Lyon, 13, a student at Mt. Pulaski Grade School. is the "son of Debbie Lyon of Mt. Pulaski and Bob Budds of Bath and the grandson of Betty Lvon of Mt, Pulaski. Veterans Day Interviews Mrs. Wilham's 4 Graders conducted the interviews with Veterans they knew. Alan Roos - By - Abigail Fitzpatrick Alan Roos served in the Navy (1952-1956). He was stationed in Reno, Nevada and Corpus Christi, Texas. He was in the Korean War. He said he enjoyed the learning experience. Uncle Mike Fennewald - By - Chris Kiley Uncle Mike joined the Navy when he was 17 and served 30-years. The Fennewald Family has a total of 130-years of-service in the U.S. Armed Forces. Chris asked his uncle if the Navy was everything he expected it to be .. and it was. Tiffany Crowe - By - Hope Silva Tiffany is in the U.S. Navy serving as a frrefighter. When asked what it was like aboard ship, she said it was busy. Tiffany has called at ports stretching from India to Singapore and from Alaska to Hawaii. She has sailed the Panama Canal and cross the Equator, Tiffany has enjoyed her experiences and the many people she has met. Grandpa Dave Stamm - By - Emily Siebert Grandpa Dave served in the U.S. Matin Corp. He joined in 1967. When asked what countries he went to, he answered., one... Vietnam - Uncle Gary Jacob - By - Darien Jacob Uncle Gary served in the U.S. Army in Korea (1963- 1964). Uncle Gary was asked to serve during conscrip- tion and served two-years. Grandpa Larry Krueger - By - Madison Thomas Grandpa Larry served in the U.S. Air Force (1961- 1965). When asked what was one thing that was memorable, it was the assassination of President Ken- nedy. Grandpa Larry served at Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha. Nebraska. Grandpa Otis Callis - By - Ian Schneider Grandpa Otis served in the U.S. Air Force in thecom- munications fidd. He was attached to the Strategic Air Command. He served during the Vietnam War. Grandpa Bud Blickenstaff- By - Maggie Anderson Grandpa Bud served in the U.S. Navy (1951-1955). He was stationed in Japan and served aboard the U.S.S. Tortuga. His mot interesting experience was sailing up the Saigon River in French Indo-China to bring out refugees. A Woman's tongue is like a sword that never gets rusty. Wishful thinking sometimes lead to blind alley. Only a foolish man will not acknowledge defeat. When searching for the needle ~n a haystack, the naystack only sensible location. A Christmas Cerebration Dec. 15 The Mt. Pulaski Chris- tian Church will host Pia- nist, Roy Webb, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 15 at the Church Family Life Center. Tickets are $10 "and include the concert, tea. coffee, dessert buffet, spe- cial give-a-ways, and an afternoon of wonderful fellowship! Call Teresa at 217-792- 5417 or 217-791-7095 to order tickets or mail a check to: Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Attn: Teresa, 115 N. Wash- ington, Mt. Pulaski. IL 62548 (please include a contact name and phone number). Please respond by Dec. 8. PQliceReport By Mike Lakin Mt. Pulaski resident answered the knock at the door and found Officer Kyle Veech, The resident was arrested on a county warrant for failure to appear on an Illegal Cqnsumption charge. Mt. Pulaski resident answered the knock at the door and found Officer Todd Bauer. The resident was arrested on an unspecified county warrant. Chief Lynn Freer investigated a bat- tery report. After interviewing the resi- dents and making other observations, it was determined that no action would be taken at this time. Protect and Plan No matterwhere you're starting from, we will provide a tangible plan to help you protect what you have today and plan for the future. Larry D. Medaris LUTCF 316 S. Washington - Mt, Pulaski BARGAIN - Green 40' outdoor extension cord $7.97 plus 6' cube tap extension cord 1110-502HO FINANCIAL www.count ryfinancial.c0 m Charges Result in Arrest Roger Mittelsteadt of Mt. Pulaski, was-arrested-at his residence on Class 2 charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and Class A charge of public indecency. The arrest came after an investigation involving extensive interviews by the Mt. Pulaski Police Depart- ment and the Illinois State Police. Very difficult to estimate the depth of the well by the size of the bucket. S START RIGHT. START HERE. HARDWARE & GARDENS Building & Remodeling P Full Service Hardware Store & Greenhouse , Local Friendly Service Independently Owned .& Operated Open 7 Days a Week Mon. - Fri. 7:30Am - 6Pro Sat. 7:30Am- 5Pm Sun. lOAm- 3Pm www.facebook.comljohnsontruevalue 423 S. Washington St. - Mt. Pulaski General Contracting Professional Service- Home Town Commitment t Licensed- Fully Insured- Bonded License # 104 - 008527 9 t Br,uff s Famdy Kestaurant West Side of Square Mt. Pulaski 792-5233 "Trunks" lorence's orner The people who didn't show up ai the Zion Church parking lot, Saturday, Oct. 30th, sure missed a good time. There were around 20 decorated trunks and lots of treats. Everything was free'. There was a cakewalk and hayrack ride. Refreshments of hot chocolate, chili, barbecue, and apples with,carmel sauce were served. A lot of youngsters did show up ;/nd thank God for the perfect weather. On the Lighter Side - Windy was really sick so he called the doctor's office. "The doctor does not make house calls anymore, but he can see you on Thurs- day." the nurse answered. Windy replied, "I've got chills and a fever, and I could be dead by Thursday.'" "It's ok," the nurse said, "Your widow can cancel the appointment." Food for Thought- John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son and whoever believes in Him shall not parish but shall eternal life. P.S. Remember the veterans for what they have done for us and our country. Hoiieybeair Review By Coach Anderson Zion Wins County Crown At MPGS - Naomi Bailey (18 points) and Megan Jackson (15 points) scored 33 of their teams 40 points as CEL won the third place game against MPGS 40 - 30. Jenna Irwin had 4 points. Kaitlyn Hasprey added a bucket and Brighton Robbins scored 1 point. Whitney Nichols had 14 points, 15 rebounds, and 3 blocks for MPGS. Alec Hayes and Julia Beccue each scored 6 points apiece. Maggie Olson and Angel Reno each added a basket. In the championship game, Gracie Walters led the Zion Eagles with 11 points. Faith Smith scored 10 points. Aly Cox scored 5 points. Elizabeth Triplett and Hailie Williams each scored 1 point apiece. Emma Nepolello, Hannah Cameron, Kourtney McAUister, and Lexi Tibbs each scored 4 points apiece for Carroll Catholic/New Holland-Middletown. Melissa Van also added a bucket for CCS/NHM. LJHS Takes Two from MPGS At Lincoln - Lincoln Jr. High Trojans took the first game 36 - 20 against the Honeybears. Lilly Pickett led the Honeybears with 8 points, 8 rebounds, and 1 assist. Lauren Powell had 4 points. Emilee Burge, BreAnna Rentmeister, Elizabeth Siebert, and Ashley Houser each scored a. basket for the Honeybears. LJHS had a 20- 13 lead going into halftime of the 8th grade game and then outscored the Honeybears 25 - 4 in the second half to go onto win 45 - 17. Whitney Nichols had 8 points, 7 rebounds. 2 steals, and 1 assist. Julia Beccue had 6 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals. MPGS Drops Two to WLJHS At MPGS - The 8th grade Honeybears led 22 - 10 against the visitors from Warrensbhrg-Lathem Jr. High going into halftime. The Honeybears tried to hold on, but the Lady Cardinals outscored the Honeybears 19 - 10 in the fourth quarter and were onto win 40 -36. "I am very proud of our gtrls. ' "They really played hard and unfortunately were not rewarded With a win m the end saxd Coach Jamie Ander- son.-Whitney Nichols led the Honeybears with 17 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks, and 2 steals. Alec Hayes had 10 points and 3 steals. Julia Beccue had 6 points. 3 rebounds. Angel Reno had 3 points and 6 rebounds. Ashton Wakeman had 3 rebounds. In the 7th grade contest the Lady Cardinals came out on fire and went on to win 37 - 13. BreAnna Rentmeister had 5 points. Lilly Pickett, Lauren Powell. Elizabeth Siebert. and Ashely Houser each scored for the Honeybears. MPGS Takes One From Springfield Christian At MPGS - During the 6th grade" game, the Honeybears won 11 - 7. Alex Bowles led the 6th grade Honeybears with 5 points, 3 steals, and 1 rebound. Alexandra Beckers had 2 points, 4 steals and I assist. Ashley Houser had 2 points, 4 steals, and 2 rebounds. Shelby Bailey had 2 points, 1 steal. Emilee Burge had 1 point, 6 rebounds. Emily Wakeman had 4 rebounds. The Honeybears were tied withSpringfield Christian going into halftime, but they couldn't quite hold on as the Wildcats won 32 - 27. Lilly Pickett had 10 points, 8 rebounds and 1 steal. Lauren Powell had 5 points; 2 rebounds. Elizabeth Siebert had 5 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals. BreAnna Rentmeister had 4 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. Ashley Houser had 3 points. Morgan Hayes had 3 rebounds. The 8th grade Honeybears were ahead through three quarters of the game, however, they could'not hold .on as the Wildcats won 31 - 26. Whitney Nichols had 8 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals. Alec Hayes had 7 points, 3 steals, and 1 assist. Julia Beccue had 6 points, 5 rebounds. Angel Reno had 4 points, 2 steals, and 3 rebounds. Ashton Wakeman had 1 point, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal. Maggie Olson had 5 steals. The Honeybears will travel to Carroll Catholic on Tuesday. Lincoln Logan/May Enterprise Insurance Agency e Agent Office 217-732-4642 Home 217-792-3714 Farm - Home - Auto - Commercial Auto-Owners Progressive Pekin Insurance Grin.nell Mutual Frontier Mutual IMT Spriska Great American 305-A Decatur St. - E O: Box 860 - Lincoln, IL 62656 November 16, 2010 Mt. Pulaski Times - 8 M. Tait's Jus' Thinkin" It is hard to believe. but we will be celebrating Thanksgiving in a matter of days. Other holidays follow quickly after. Sometimes we rush past Thanksgiving and I think it bears taking a second look. For that I went to the dictionary. First I went to the word grateful. There it talked about being appreciative of benefits or kindnesses received. Then I went to the word thanksgiving, There 1 found these defi- nitions: The act of giving thanks, especially to God, a prayer representing graft- tude, a public acknowl- edgement or celebration of divine goodness. FOR SALE - 1925 Ford T Bucket, fiberglass body, 325 Chevy, 4 spd-auto, $6,500 o/b/o, 217-871-8496 FOR SALE - House, 2800 sq. ft. 3 bedrm.-3 bath 2 kitchens, living room (fireplace), family- room (fireplace),sunroom, office. Full basement w/bomb/storm shelter. 2 car garage,barn,3 lots, asphalt driveway. Back up gen- erator system,alarm system, 200 E. Elkhart Road. 217-412-6331 FOR SALE - Carousel h~rses, great for Christmas. 217-871- 2328 Mattress/Furniture Overstock Clearance 30-60% Off Mattress sets starting at ;100 Sofa's starting at $299 All brand new with full warranties Delivery Available Springfield 2'I, 7-361-1357 TOTAL QUALITY MERCHANDIS So. it would Thanksgiving is not "turkey day", but a time to reflect and be happy about blessings in our lives and to intentionally and purposefully and perhaps publicly thank God, yes I said God" for His divine goodness. I was glad to find that, even in a secular diction- ary or two, God and the divine were acknowledged seem, - ........................................ FOR SALE -Apt. size sofa, 70" long, used very litte (4 months) 792-5370 FOR SALE - Emergency Gen- erator, excllent condition, bat- tery start, $700 terms available, Wesley Carter, 792-5785 FOR SALE - Four 225-60-16 tires, $100, 24K on them, Eldon 'Doc' Huber. 674-3781 FOR SALE - 3-Br home, 423 W DeKalb St, 2-bath, very cute -home, lots of new inside & out. 217-828-0909 as the one to which our .......................................... thanks need be expressed. So, I hope on Thanks- giving Day, and every day, each of us finds time or times_ to be aware of our blessings, adlongst all the other issues, and say a prayer of thanks to God for all his benefits, blessing and kindnesses. May our nation, as it was begun on it's found- mg principles, be one of them. It's jus' what I was thinkin'. . . M. Tait Did You Know? Studies, Polls, & News you might have missed... A convent of nuns in Maryland received $220.000 from the sale of a rare Honus Wagner baseball card. (Steve Hahn Photo) Steve Hahn took this photo of the sun bursting through fall leaves. FOR SALE - Michelin Tires, 225x44-R-17. 4 for $100 217- 871-2328 FIREWOOD You pick up $75 Mon-Sat., 9-4 behind Casey's in Mason City or delivered trailer load same as pickup or face cord $85. Craig 309-840-0166 or Wayne 737-6481 ........................................... FOR SALE - Used HP 855C Inkjet Color Printer With ma'r~ual. Reasonable - 217-971-9863 FOR SALE - Used Flat Screen Computer Monitor: Reasonable - 217-971-9863 .......................................... FOR RENT - 2 bdrm Apt. - Mt. Pulaski, lease, references. depost, 737-0347 or 792-5313 ........................................... FOR RENT - 2 Bdrm house, lease available, 737-0347 or 792-5313 ........................................... FOR RENT - 1 Bdrm house, w/small "car garage, new bath & flooring, new paint, mowing - snowplowing of ddve included, range & refrig, furnished, ideal for 1 person, non-smoking hQuse. 792-5191 .......................................... SERVICES -Will clean gutters, rake.leaves, other fall cleanup, Blaumy 217-737-9479 ...................................... FOUND - WWll Veteran Black cap with two Service Ribbons and two buttons: 1) US Air Force 2) ILAm. Legion 2006, had been left at Mt. Pulaski United Meth- odist Church Hall for some time, call Phil Bertoni 792 5442 ................................ FREE - Will pick up unwanted mowers, chainsaws, snowplows for free, 217-414-2271. Leave message if no answer. .................................. HELP WANTED - Bartender & cook, days and some nights, For interview 792-3335 A study says that a 9- volt battery, if touched to the right part of a person's scalp, can improve their math abilities. Auto industry experts are concerned that people in their teens and 20s are more interested in gadgets than cars. Spacious ranch with tons of storage on the edge of town. Great barn with additional 2 car garage. Whole house generator. Fenced yard. Full basement with fireplace and bar. Call today to see this 3 bed 3 bath with 2 fireplaces, office space... The possibilities are endless! Beautiful Duplex! Great investment opportunity. Each unit has 2 bedrooms & 1 bath with an attached garage. Country living... Great location! 2 bedroom 1 bath Brick Ranch with a Full basement. Presented By Kella AIIspach Realtor 217-737-5661 / allspach@hotmail.com ~JgA~LT~ .,~ROUP. I.~C. 618 N Chicago St-Lincoln Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty- four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski. Illinois 62548, BusineSs and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Vlichae[ Lakin 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski. 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