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Terry High School graduation this Saturday

Terry High School will graduate a class of eleven seniors this Saturday, May 16, at the Ray Frank Gymnasium in Terry. Terry Roelfsema, Pastor of Fallon Evangelical Church and Terry School shop teacher, will conduct the Baccalaureate at 1 p.m. with the commencement at 2 p.m. Greg Mendenhall, Terry High School science teacher and coach, has been asked by the 2015 graduating class to speak.

This year’s Valedictorian is Halle Keltner, daughter of Larry and Stephanie Keltner, and Salutatorian is Dakotah Luedtke, daughter of Sonia and Scott Luedtke.

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Meet your school board candidates...

Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two vacant Trustee positions on the   Terry School Board at the May 5 election. These Trustees will serve on the K-12 School District No. 5 Board of Trustees.

Polls will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby. Absentee ballots may be obtained by written application to the District Clerk or by applying in person at the Clerk’s office prior to noon, on May 4, 2015.

The following interview questions were answered by the candidates.

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Just in from the silversmiths–

Prairie County Museum and the Evelyn Cameron Gallery received their special order of Prairie County Centennial commemorative beltFaironAugust9at2p.m. buckles from Montana from the Museum booth on the back. Buckles #1 and #45 will be raffled for $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. Drawing will take place at the Prairie County

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Prefestival concert set for April 14

Terry High School Music Students will be performing their solo and small ensemble pieces as well as their band and choir pieces at the Prefestival Concert in the Ray Frank Gymnasium on April 14th, 2015 at 7:30pm.  The choir students are performing Across the Sky by Vicki Tucker Courtney as a small women’s ensemble piece, and as a full choir they are performing Annabel Lee by Edna Lewis and Jon Mitri Habash.  The band will be performing The Liberty Bell arranged by Jay Bocook, and Canticum by James Curnow. The choir accompanied this year by Barb Rittal.

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Folk singer to perform in Terry on April 15

Terry Public Schools is hosting Montana Folk singer and entertainer, William Rossiter, on April 15 in the Ray Frank Gymnasium in Terry. Rossiter will be performing for grades k-6 in the morning and the public is invited to attend the afternoon performances. The first performance

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New wheelchair fleet at hospital

The Prairie Community Hospital has received a new fleet of wheelchairs to replace the tired collection of current chairs.

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Prairie County part of the coalition to challenge data quality on Greater Sage-Grouse

Prairie County, as part of the coalition of western counties and ranching, mining, and energy associations filed three Data Quality Act challenges [2] to the information that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are using to make public lands and Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing decisions for the Greater Sage-Grouse.

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New Family Nurse Practitioner at Hospital

Cynthia Bool, FNP-C has joined the medical staff at GMC and Prairie Community Hospital (PCH).  She works primarily at PCH providing both clinic and hospital Emergency Department (ED) coverage.  In addition, she provides coverage in the ED at GMC.  
 
"The opportunity to help patients in eastern Montana is exciting to me. I am really enjoying this community," Bool said.
 
Bool received her Master in Science of Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from
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Fallon Park in good hands

The Fallon Village Council has been maintaining the Fallon Park years, but the actual ownership of the land has been in question for just as long. According to Fallon Village Council member, Delite Dukart, the Village Council has racked up over $40,000 since 1990 for utilities, taxes and park improvements.

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2015 Chamber Membership Drive

 

The Prairie County Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) is accepting Retail and Associate membership renewals at this time, as well as seeking new membership enrollment.
 

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What day will you attend the Prairie County Fair?: