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First Person (Thomas Ptasnik)

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 1:06 p.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 1:08 p.m. CST

City: Walnut.

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.

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