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(No Substitutes) U0n 1/2 Order Spaghetti & Garlic Bread [HUS Chili & Grilled Cheese Wod', 2 Piece Fried Chicken & 2 Biscuits 1/2 Order Beef Nachos FrO: Walleye Sandwich & French Fries Buff's Family Restaurant West Side of Square Mt. Pulaski 792-5233 Balloon Messages Mt Pulaski Grade School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with a balloon launch Thursday, October 27. The, entire school participated in this activity. Recently, three students received letters from individuals near Richmond, Indi- ana who found their balloons with the student's drug-free messages. One student received a box of "good- ies" from the owner of a company and another student received a 4-page, hand- written letter from a VERY expressive and fun man! The third letter explained that the balloon traveled 233.97 miles from the point of launch to the point of the balloon's demise. It has been enlightening for the stu- dents. Did You Know - "IV ownership in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in Nielsen history, On behalf of Maxheimer Receives USAF Scholarship Erich Maxheimer, son of Mike & Suzie Maxheimer of Chestnut, grandson of Earl & Dolores Maxheimer of Mt. Pulaski, Charles & June Hurler of Lin- coln, and Pete & Della Eeten of Pekin recently received a 3-year type-2 scholar- ship from the United States Air Force at the University of Illinois. He was nomi- nated by the cadre and was placed into a national pool of candidates. Only around 30 percent of the nomi- nees received a scholarship that shows how competitive it is. Maxheimer is now contracted to the Air Force. This schol- arship will cover all tuition, most fees, books, and includes a monthly stipend until he graduates. He was selected based off of his ACT, college GPA, physical fit- ness, and cadre ranking. Erich is a 2010 graduate from Mt. Pulaski High School. :!iil Classy Hattitudes Thanked the athletes of to cover the Special Olympics know it by his winning smile, LUTHERAN CHURCH Yhat Could" Saturday Services lOAM Sunday Services 223 W. Cooke St. 792-5502 Special Olympics Illinois, I'd like World Summer Games in Athens. hands raised in triumph, or by to extend my thanks to you and Here's what he had to say after the roar of the crowd. People the members of the Classy Hat- watching one particular Special were transformed by that moment titudes Red Hat Club for your gifl in Olympics athlete compete: - changed forever - and your sup- memory of Shelby Helton. Through "In all my years of watching great port made that possible. Thank yourgift~of $60 to Special Olym- athletes do great things, Ineverthought you for helping us show others the pics Illinois programming in that simply walking 100 meters could real Special Olympics experience, Logan County, you are helping rank among the greatest, butithas, and for choosing to honor Shelby to change society's perception If 'greatness' can be defined as Helton by donating to an organi- of people with intellectual dis- overcoming daunting obstacles with zation that has meant so much to abilities, determination and heart to achieve her daughter, Sally Spears. I'dliketoshareastorywithyou your own personal best, then there was Sincerely, and the Red Hat Club members a whole lot of greatness at the Special Dave Breen ... Olympics World Summer Games. " President & CEO A veteran sports reporter from The athlete he watched finished Special Olympics - Illinois ESPN traveled to Greece in June last in the race, but you'd never .! We guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & In Memory Blair 713 HICKOX Bs Since 1945 DR. LINCOLN l Mon- Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon After Hours by Appt. manleymonuments@yahoo.com Jus' Thinkin' Merry Christmas Happy New Year God Bless Us Everyone Condolences Sue Ann (Cline) Newby- Condolences may be sent to: Steinblock passed away on Duane Steinblock November 27, 2011 after a JustinNewby long illness following cardiac 696 Pine St. arrest 10.5 years ago. Barton, WI 54812 Carlene E. Blair, 69, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Mem0fial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born on Karen B. Griesheim Funeral services were November 15, 1942, (Glen), Karla B. Thursday, December in Springfield, theGriesheim (Greg); 8 at Fullenwider-Park daughter of Harold R. eleven grandchildren; Funeral Home in and Mildred Lucillefour great grandchildren; Mechanicsburg. Rever- Fishburn Barnes. Car- brother, Dennis Barnes end Christopher Decker lene worked for over (Darcy); sisters: Dolores officiated. Burial was in twenty years for the Graham (Jim), DianaMechanicsburg Cem- Illinois State Police Moffett (John), Juanita etery. and enjoyed her work. Ball (Raymond), Linda Memorials: The Blair She is survived by Peecher (Tom); and sev- family. her son, Mark E. Blair eral nieces and nephews. (Cindy); daughters: Kathy Davis (Richard), Mt Pulaski EMS wishes to Thank You for helping us continue to assure a high level of emergency care for those who deserve the best.., the people of our community. Sincerely Thanking You for Your Donations in Memory of the following... Robert Ayers Bernice Gimbei Doug Letterle Gary Cyrulik 10 Mt. Pulaski Times Dec. 17, 2011 O