First Person (Thomas Ptasnik)
Where did you grow up: Kewanee.
Family: Wife: Jennifer Ptasnik. Sons: John (19) and Kyle (12). Daughters: Kaitlyn (14) and Karlee (12).
Pets: Lexi (dog half German shepherd/golden retriever).
Occupation: Chief of Police for Walnut and Bureau County Board member for District 16.
What is the last song you listened to: “Hold on Loosely” by .38 Special.
What is the last book you read: Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War.”
What is the last TV show you watched: “Ghost Hunters!”
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Prime rib!
If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing with you, what would it be: A boat! LOL!
What is your favorite local restaurant: Walnut Cafe.
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Pay off my mortgage and send my kids to college!
People would be surprised to know that you: I love candles.
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: The sense of family.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: Put in a new grocery store.