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3 Saturday Volunteers Needed "We need to fill the first ~. two Saturdays of each month with Courthouse Volun- teers," stated Site Manager Barbara Stroud-Borth. Ever since Wally Kautz retired from the Site Man- ager's position at the end I~1 of February, Wally has been O o volunteering to staff the first O B two Saturdays of each month. ~r Now, he has decided that, O '~ beginning in January, he will I-,t o bow out of those volunteer to times. " We are very sorry O that this time has come," ca Barbara said. "Wally has been a faithful caretaker of .file Courthouse and he has loved his years there. We thank him for everything he has given." We really need new volun- teers for Saturdays or other days in the month. Please call Barbara Stroud-Borth at 217-792-5126. New Year's Eve Remembrance Service Continuing a tradition begun in the 175th Anni- versary Year, the Mt~ Pulaski Courthouse Foundation will host a Remembrance Ser- vice 7pro December 31. All are welcome to gather on the steps of the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse for a prayer and for the reading of the names of all who have died during 2015. After each name is read, the school bell on the Courthouse lawn is tolled. This tradition was begun New Year'S Eve of 2010 as Mt. Pulaski entered into a yearlong celebration of the founding of the town in 1836. The solemn observance in 2015 will be the sixth year that persons connected with Mt. Pulaski have been remembered in this way. Immediately following the reading of names, the fami- lies and friends who have gathered are invited to a reception at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Foundation Office across the street from the Courthouse. Coffee, hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Net worth of the 535 elected people in'Congress is $4.3 Bil- lion. Lucky Singh is the new owner of the local grocery. Lucky and Doug Johnson "signed the papers" November 30~. Doug's family bought the grocery 24-years ago this past March. Along with the Mt, Pulaski grocery,.the Johnsons owned the gro: cery in Illiopolis. Doug says he and Patty will continue to own the Illiopolis store; looking forward to reducing the number of hours they work and "halving" their business responsi- bilities. This Lucky's first venture into the grocery business, but he has 6-years of retail experi- ence, owning three Famous Wines & Spirits stores in Decatur. Welcome to Mt. Pulaski Lucky and to Doug and Patty - enjoy your well-earned semi- retirement. Times Photo QUILTED ITEMS By Karen...available at Salt Creek Attic --- LIVING CENTER & Outpatient Therapy Sports Mt. Pulaski (217) 792-3218 Five-Star Facility