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Duck hunt goes a foul

 
A close up of “Pick Pocket Duck” clearly shows rules were not followed in what was to be a friendly April 1st duck hunt.

By Kay Braddock

 
An April Fool’s joke that went dangerously awry left one stuffed duck dangling from the neon open sign of a downtown Terry business.
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“Chair-ity” event begins

 Local artists are being invited to take part in a “chair-ity” event. As the name suggests, the event sponsored by the Evelyn Cameron Heritage Inc.,  will center around chairs.

Each artist will decorate a wooden chair that will be sold during a May 12 silent auction. Artists will donate their time and materials to the project. Evelyn Cameron Heritage Inc. will provide the five wooden chairs.
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“All odd ducks quack here” duck hunt in Terry planned

For the Tribune

  A financial reward of $100 is being offered to catch the infamous “Pick  Pocket Duck” from Terry, Montana.

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An example of the “Pick Pocket Duck” in action, using ducklings to distract innocent  victims, is pictured above.

Student creates recycle project

 

Andy Henry is among 12 Terry High School students preparing for the FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Billings. Students from 11 districts throughout the state will be conveneing for the March 17-19 conference.

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Spellers face off


Terry School Superintendent Casey Klasna presented Prairie County Spelling Bee winner Lane Stickel, at left, and runner-up Brady Strasheim with their trophies during Thursday afternoon’s contest.

 It ended in four short rounds.

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Roping Club elects officers for new year

 Terry Roping Club members met last week for their annual meeting and dance, held at the Lazy JD in Fallon. 

Meeting discussion during the Saturday evening gathering included the election of officers for the 2011 year of Terry Roping Club activities, which includes the popular 4th of July Rodeo. 
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A Christmas greeting

  Dizzy Diner owners Rance and Pam Jonas received an unusual Christmas greeting this week. When checking their mailbox the couple found a letter postmarked from Greensboro, N. Carolina with two cards enclosed. Judy, the letter writer, explained that she had visited their business in Sept. and sat next to a gentleman named Marty who gave her directions to the 1938 Custer Creek train wreck.

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Digging for Doves Local woman shows sand dollar art

 By Kay Braddock

 
An artful treasure can be found in just about anything. 
Pat Schilling proved that point to be true when she began digging through an old box in her garage filled with sand dollars. 
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Community Center will host 55-Alive driving course Nov. 29

  The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held in Terry on Monday, Nov. 29 at the Prairie Community Center. This all-day course, beginning at 10 a.m. and breaking for lunch, offers a refresher course geared for motorists aged 50 and older. The class will end by 4 p.m.

The course will provide a review of driving skills and techniques, as well as strategies and tips to help you adjust to normal age-related physical changes that may affect your driving ability.
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Daring to grow tobacco

 By Kay Braddock

 
It came about as more of challenging a dare than anything else.
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