The Prairie County Centennial Planning Committee is having a Best-of-Show Bike Contest during the Fourth of July Centennial Celebration activities at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.
Adults and children who have bicycles, unicycles, tandem bicycles or kids pedal-powered or motorized vehicles, are encouraged to compete by decorating them. There is no theme for this contest.
Streets and yards in Terry were flooded during Friday night’s storm. While the storm dumped 2 to 3 inches of rain in the Glendive area, Terry received 5 inches. Photo courtesy of Michelle Lockwood The storm Friday night brought massive rainfall to the Glendive area with hail and flooding affecting nearby counties. Grant Hicks, meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in
Staff members from Living Independently for Tomorrow (LIFTT) will be the featured speakers at the Prairie County congregate meal on Tuesday, May 19.
Based in Billings, and serving 18 counties in Eastern Montana including Prairie County, LIFTT provides advocacy and resource services to people of all ages and all kinds of disabilities. The goal of LIFTT’s services is to provide people with disabilities in our service area with the tools necessary to be able to live free, independent and productive lives within their own homes and communities.
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.
The 2015 5-12th Grade Band and Choir Pop Concert is Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ray Frank Gymnasium. The concert will consist of 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 6th Grade Choir, Jr. High Band, Jr. High Choir, High School Band, High School Choir, a mass 6-12 Choir, and a mass 6-12 Band.
Community supports school with passing of General Fund Levi
The Terry community once again came out in support of our schools with the passing of the General Fund Levy with 193 votes FOR and 114 votes AGAINST.
Results from the May 5 Terry School District Trustee election ended with Tyson Browning and Brock Tibbetts being voted in to serve one three-year term each.
The vote was a close one with Browning and Tibbetts splitting the votes with 189 votes each and Vadnae Green following close behind with 169 votes.
The next planning meeting for the Prairie County 100 year celebration will take place on Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse. All community members are encouraged to attend—this includes representatives from the Chamber, the Roping Club, 100 year ranches, churches, the school, Homemakers, PALS, Quilting Group, 4-H, School Organizations, etc.
This year Prairie County Montana celebrates its 100 year milestone. As more people settled in the area now comprising Prairie County, unrest grew when people thought that the Custer County Commissioners were spending all of the people’s tax money in and around Miles City. They envisioned a new county that would be responsive to better roads and schools. They wanted taxation with representation and the administration of county affairs closer to home, rather then several miles away.
Over the course of the past few months we have been experiencing intermittent thefts of gas throughout the city of Terry. Please be sure to check your vehicle’s fuel level when you get home at night, and again in the morning when you start it up. If there is a discrepancy from what your fuel gauge registered the night before to what it says the next morning, please contact the Sheriff’s Office to report the theft.
Among the topics covered at the MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday in Terry, was the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Sage Grouse Initiative.
Brad Sauer, Range/Wildlife Conservationist hired by the Montana Association of Conservation Districts gave an update to dinner attendees on the NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative.