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Local memoir authors share ways to bring personal history to life

 By Kay Braddock

        When Milly Ross sat down to write her memoir she would later recall the primary motivation propelling the project.

“I did it for my girls,” Ross shared. “I just didn’t think they knew the circumstances of when I was growing up.”
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A Love for Elsie

 Author recalls steps to building a memoir

By Kay Braddock

        When Karen Stevenson agreed to write the memoir of Elsie Fox neither woman knew definitively the project’s destination – or, for that matter, the twists and turns the two would ride through in the subsequent three years. 

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Workshop will help discover the color of your personality

 From Prairie County MSU Extension Office

        Tara Andrews, Custer County Extension Agent will present “Real Colors”, a program that helps you to quickly identify your own temperament or “color” and that of others, on April 26th at 2:00 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse.

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American Legion to meet in Terry April 18

        Timothy Rittal, commander of American Legion Post #32 in Terry said today about 75 Legionnaires and members of the Auxiliary are expected to attend the spring meeting of District No. 10 on Sunday, April 18, 2010.
Rittal said there are about 900 Legionnaires in district No. 10. Posts are located in Miles City, Sidney, Glendive, Circle, Terry, Baker, Forsyth, Ekalaka, Richey, Lame Deer, Fairview and Broadus.
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Community gathers to support Mildred man

 Abscessed tooth is likely origin of flesh eating bacteria that led to man’s life-threatening condition 

By Kay Braddock

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Pat and Vicki Breen were warmly welcomed by community members, family and friends during a Saturday evening dinner held in Ismay. The benefit dinner and auction, hosted by the Ismay community, will help the couple pay for expenses incurred.

Pilot makes emergency landing at Terry Airport

 By Kay Braddock

        Bad weather and low fuel provided a less than favorable mix for Montana pilot D.C. Miller last week. 

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Sheriff’s office assists narcotics unit with capture

        About 15 minutes before agents from the narcotics unit of the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation arrived in Terry, the Prairie County Sheriff’s office was notified they were coming. 

Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder and Deputy Sheriff Jason Smith assisted the six agents as they “took into custody” two individuals last week.
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School, union begin contract negotiations

 By Kay Braddock

        As the one-year contract for salaries and benefits of the certified teaching staff at Terry Public Schools draws to a close, school trustees and union representatives have begun talks to negotiate a new agreement.

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Town purchases new garbage truck

 During the regular Feb. 9 Terry Town Council meeting, which extended to Feb. 10, council members approved the purchase of a new Peterbilt garbage truck. The $181,777 truck from Montana Peterbilt of Billings came in as the low bid of eight bids submitted with prices ranging as high as $210,774. 

Representatives offering bids attended the Feb. 9 evening meeting. 
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Three file for school trustee seats

  Three candidates, including two incumbents, have filed for the two open Terry Schools trustee positions. They are Jason Higgins, Brian Morast and Michael Sterchi.

The three-year seats are currently held by Morast, who serves as chairman of the board, and Higgins.
Higgins was the last of the three to file, turning in his petition during the March 22 regular school board meeting.
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