Terry High School senior Mikayla Ridenhower accepts a donation from
Lucy Schultz for the THS Close-up rummage sale set to take place Saturday,
June 22 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.on the black top at Terry Schools. A lunch will also be
offered by THS Close-up students, who are coordinating the events as a fundraising effort for their trip to Washington D.C.
The Prairie County Sportsman Association provided a day of fishing fun for the fifth year in a row Saturday June 5.
The summer Vacation Bible School schedule has already kicked into action with the Presbyterian Church and Fallon Evangelical Church hosting their VBS programs this month. Opportunities for children to attend VBS will be available through July.
Of the four council positions up for election this year, only two incumbents have refiled to serve so far. The filing deadline is Thursday, June 27 at 5 p.m., at the Clerk and Recorder’s office of the Prairie County Courthouse. The two incumbents who have filed for re-election are Rolane Christofferson, Ward II council person and Clinton Rakes, Ward I council person.
By Kay Johnson
Zoning regulations are on tap to be addressed at Thursday’s regular town council meeting — along with the town attorney position and adopting a truck route ordinance. These topics have highlighted recent meetings as well.
The Prairie County Extension Office has teamed with a committee of livestock producers and the Prairie County Grazing District to plan a range tour planned especially for Prairie County producers featuring Fort Keogh researchers on June 25th. This year the tour will take place at Fort Keogh, beginning with classroom sessions in the morning at the research station and conclude with a range tour at Fort Keogh in the afternoon.
The results of heavy rainfall could be seen throughout the county last week with streets brimming with water and area creeks and ditches running full.
The Historic Prairie Trail…along the Yellowstone Trail has opened for the 2013 season, its seventh year. Significant historical sites along the trail sport a golden pineapple, welcoming walkers to the trail and to Prairie County. Prairie Trail is open May 1 through September 30 each year.
This golden pineapple sits at the corner of Logan
By Kay Johnson
Thursday evening’s Zoning Commission meeting drew several heated exchanges between commissioners and audience members, before concluding on a more amiable note.
Calls were received Monday late afternoon by the Prairie County Sheriff’s office reporting sightings of two funnel clouds west of Terry. The calls came in shortly before 5 p.m., according to Sheriff Bill Klunder. Art and Kathy Henry called in one sighting as they were traveling in the eastbound lane along I-94.