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Celebrated 90th Birthday C an't Carl Kopatz turned 90-years-old November 5. The evening before, he was treated to a steak and lobster dinner at the Chesa- peake House in Springfield by nephew and niece - James and Deb Stahl of Illiopolis. An early celebration was held October 9 at the Mt. Pulaski American Legion, catered by Hilltop Catering. Numerous friends and relatives attended including his son, The Reverend Doctor Perry Kopa~ of Glendale, Arizona. Allen Schaal circulated among the guests, taking many pictures of the event. BoUmica provided a beautiful floral arrangement for the organ at Zion Lutheran Church Sunday, November 6. Submitted By - Betty Kopatz By Mike Lakin Find The Mt. Pulaski Zoning Commis- sioners submitted zoning changes to the City Council. Loren Holmes, represent- ing the Zoning Commissioners, stated they had approved changing a business zoned property on German Avenue to residential. They also approved changing a residential zoned property to business at 616 E. Jasper. The Council approved the proposed zoning changes. Mayor Jim Fuhrer thanked the Commissioners for their work. Public Works Director Mike Patridge reported the EPA approved the paper- work to start drilling for the new city water well. Mike said the city is ahead of the timeline set by the EPA. The work at the Elkhart Road Lift Station is progressing. Electrical work by Bassett's Mechanicals has been com- pleted. City Treasurer Jim Sutton reported the city had received deposits of $32,691.07 between Oct. 26 and Nov. 8. Among the deposits was $3,344.65 in Motor Fuel Tax Funds. Due to the planned demolition of the "Red Door", the property sale was can- celed. The City Tax Levy will be voted at the December meeting. The Logan County Planning Com- mission proposal will be reviewed at the December meeting. A proposal by the Blue Star Company will be presented at the Nov. 22 meet- hag. The proposal is to sell discounted electricity "to Mt. Pulaski residents. The proposal will be voted on at the March 2012 Primary. Participation by residents A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. Mark Twain Your Keys? Rich Edwards found a large bundle (8-10 keys) on his fuel pump service island. Rich has the keys at his station. Pick Up Red Books You can pick up your Red Book order at the Mt. Pulaski Museum this Saturday. is not mandatory. Our Weather 2011 The official National Weather Service rainfall for the Mt. Pulaski Observation Location for October was a total of 1.14". By Day - Rain 10.13.32"10.19.06"10.31.08" 10.14.02"10.20.17" 10.18.43"10.25.06" TOTAL 1.14" So far this year - total moisture is 20.89". Snowfall for Jan. - Feb. was 18.8". 2012 Calendar Available The Illinois Traction Society, its. org has the 2012 Illinois Terminal History gl Mr. gulaski Library Story Time Kids i.vite you to their play color wall calendar available for purchase. The 1 ! x 17 calendar is printed on high quality, semi-gloss finished paper and features 14 full page scenes of color and vintage black and white Electric, Diesel and Steam operations system wide. The calendar is $14 postpaid. Proceeds benefit the society. To order, send a check or money order, payable to the Illinois Traction Society, to: Illinois Traction Socie~ / 264 Victoria Avenue / Decatur IL 62522-1835. Nov. 19, 2011 Wish Corajoy Noelle Koke a Happy 1st Birthday! Love you baby girlt. Corajoy is the daughter of Scott & Lacey Koke. Siblings are Kaila, Brandon, and Little E. Corajoy is the granddaugh- ter of Foxie & Joy Hild. 7 p.m, Thursday December 1 at the Library Refreshments served after the performance Second Performance 2 p.m. Sunday December 4 at Vonderlieth Living Center Deluxe Hi-BaCK JOHNSON ItARDWARE & GARDENS Opon 7 Days a Wook Mon. - Fri. 7:30Am - 6Pm Sat. 7:30Am - 5Pm Sun. lOAm - 3Pm 423 S. Washington St. - Mt. Pulaski 792-5911 motdcd seat a~td back. coated s~el Nac~ START RIGHT. START HERE? Sale Ends Nov. 30, 2011 Did You Know - The White House has responded to information requests by saying that no aliens have been found yet. Mt. Pulaski Times 7