The 2015 Montana Environmental Stewardship Award (ESAP) was presented to Lon and Vicki Reukauf of Cherry Creek Ranch in Prairie County at the 131st Montana Stockgrowers Association Annual Convention and Trade Show, held December in Billings.
The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, January 14th. The Winter Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women. Winter Series is made possible by sponsors Prairie County Chamber of Commerce and Stockman Bank.
Live Nativy on Monday
The community is invited to come out for the Chamber’s Live Nativity on Monday, Dec. 21, to see participants and volunteers from the community help portray the Christmas story – live animals included! The nativity program will start at 6 p.m. with a narrated program and music.
The final Terrific Tuesday Stocking Stuffer Night will take place the following day on Dec. 22 where area retail businesses will remain open until 7 p.m.
The Prairie County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with its Terrific Tuesdays celebrations, is seeking area participants to help with the 2nd annual community-hosted Live Nativity on Monday, Dec. 21.
Members of the community are invited to take part in various roles, from actors to musicians to animal owners. The performance will be a live action story-line played out to a narrated reading of the Christmas story, interspersed with musical performances. The program will be performed at 6 p.m. in downtown Terry.
Terrific Tuesday holiday fun continues
The Christmas Card Run is back again, and offers participants a chance to build their best poker hand. Modeled after a poker run, participants are invited to sign up at Prairie Abstract any time after 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, for a $1 entry fee. Participants build their hands by visiting participating retail businesses around town and drawing a free card.
On Sunday, Dec. 6, Evelyn Cameron Heritage, Inc. will be hosting its second annual Evelyn Cameron Christmas Store at the Heritage Center located at 212 Laundre Avenue in Terry from 1-4 pm. Shoppers ages 3 to 12 years of age are welcome and will be assisted with their shopping and wrapping by Heritage elves and helpers.
The Prairie County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of an individual making scam phone calls. The individual identifies himself as Charles Anderson and says that he is with MDU. Anderson says that MDU is going to cut off people’s power because they have not paid their bills. We have checked with MDU and confirmed that Anderson is NOT with their company. He is most likely trying to get people’s credit card or bank information. The caller has also requested that the money be put on a prepaid card from Albertson’s.
Dr. Megan Van Emon, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will present an interactive workshop in Terry that will cover the basics of body condition scoring cattle on Tuesday, November 24th. The workshop will begin with a classroom session at the Prairie County Courthouse at 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Van Emon will discuss body condition scoring, feeding strategies to manage body condition, and cow management systems. The workshop will also include a ranch visit to view some cattle to evaluate condition scores, so participants are encouraged to dress warmly.
Facing no opposition, incumbent Terry Mayor, Rolane Christofferson, received 137 votes at Terry’s city election held last Tuesday. Caryn Rein had 74 votes cast for the Ward I Councilmember (4 year term) which was also uncontested. Ward I Councilmember (2 year term) incumbent, Tim Richards, received 66 votes holding off challenger, Marshall Pirtz who picked up 5 votes.
This year’s Veterans Day program and parade will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 11 on the Terry High School football field.
The program will kick-off with a parade of K-6 students led by 6th graders carrying flags with music by the school band. A welcome message will follow with the pledge led by K-1 students and the National Anthem sung by the Terry High School choir.