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Prairie County Homemakers’ traveling trophy?

      

     Stefanie Forcella has found herself in the possession of a puzzle piece. Well, it’s not literally a brainteaser in the shape of a jigsaw, but rather its form takes on the likes of a trophy — and not just any trophy, mind you. This is a Prairie County Homemaker of the Year Trophy, as it clearly states in the cup’s base gold plate.

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Youth gather for bb shoot


Volunteer Duncan Hedges helps 9-year-old Nathan Koppenhaver line
up his practice shot during the second annual Prairie County Sportsman
Association BB Shoot for youth.

  It was another good showing for the Prairie County Sportsman Association’s BB Gun Shoot, held at the county fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. 

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Town siren to be tested Monday, May 19

  The residents of Terry are being cautioned that a test run of the town siren will take place Monday, May 19. 

The following is a description of the FEMA approved signaling tones that can be emitted from the siren located near the U.S. Post Office, and the typical response residents should take in the case when these tones are emitted in real-case scenarios.  
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Museum/Gallery’s Afternoon Tea to honor volunteers

        The Prairie County Museum and Evelyn Cameron Gallery will be hosting an Afternoon Tea this Sunday at the Evelyn Cameron Gallery. This year the tea will honor all of the volunteers who help staff the facility throughout the summer season. 

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Music students heading to state


High school music students Exelee Lacquement, Kylie Helmuth and Valerie
Greenfield wil be leaving Friday for Billings to compete in the State Music Festival.

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Portion of Frank Sir donation used to update hospital’s resident rooms

        The Prairie Community Hospital Foundation recently announced that a major gift has been received from Frank Sir.  Sir gifted a substantial donation of $20,000 in H Savings Bonds from his estate to benefit the Hospital campus and facility.

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Norm Clarke will speak at MSU-B graduation

      Terry native and longtime journalist Norm Clarke will be the commencement speaker at Montana State University-Billings on May 3 at MetraPark.

      Clarke, who fell in love with news as a paper delivery boy and began his journalism career at the Terry Tribune in 1963, will share how his childhood dream to compete in the Olympics came true, but as a sportswriter with The Associated Press.
       His speech will cover several life-changing decisions that helped him stay the course. 
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Larsen signs on as deputy


Prairie County Deputy Sheriff Lorin Larsen stands in front of Prairie
County’s new patrol car. Sheriff Duncan Hedges has been assigned
to the new patrol car, while Larsen will be driving the sheriff’s office
pickup.

By Kay Hoffer

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School board candidates answer questions

  Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two seats on the Terry School Board at the May 6 election. Polls will open at 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby.

The following questions were posed to the the three candidates regarding the three-year trustee term and appear exactly as the candidates answered.

 

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Council appoints Christofferson as mayor

 During last week’s regular Terry Town Council meeting, the council unanimously voted to appoint Rolane Christofferson as Terry’s mayor. Christofferson will serve as mayor through November 2015, when a municipal election will be held, where both the mayoral seat and Ward II council seat vacated by Christofferson will be up for election. 

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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: