American Legion Post #32 will be conducting Memorial Day services at the Prairie County Cemetery, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The presentation will include Master of Ceremonies Larry Bond and Sergeant of Arms Tim Rittal along with the presentation of the Color Guard. Membership pins will be presented to Dave Court (70 yrs) and Trent Turnbull (60 yrs). Rolls and coffee will be served before the ceremony.
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.
Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two vacant Trustee positions on the Terry School Board at the May 5 election. These Trustees will serve on the K-12 School District No. 5 Board of Trustees.
Polls will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby. Absentee ballots may be obtained by written application to the District Clerk or by applying in person at the Clerk’s office prior to noon, on May 4, 2015.
The following interview questions were answered by the candidates.
Prairie County Museum and the Evelyn Cameron Gallery received their special order of Prairie County Centennial commemorative beltFaironAugust9at2p.m. buckles from Montana from the Museum booth on the back. Buckles #1 and #45 will be raffled for $1 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5. Drawing will take place at the Prairie County
Terry High School Music Students will be performing their solo and small ensemble pieces as well as their band and choir pieces at the Prefestival Concert in the Ray Frank Gymnasium on April 14th, 2015 at 7:30pm. The choir students are performing Across the Sky by Vicki Tucker Courtney as a small women’s ensemble piece, and as a full choir they are performing Annabel Lee by Edna Lewis and Jon Mitri Habash. The band will be performing The Liberty Bell arranged by Jay Bocook, and Canticum by James Curnow. The choir accompanied this year by Barb Rittal.
Terry Public Schools is hosting Montana Folk singer and entertainer, William Rossiter, on April 15 in the Ray Frank Gymnasium in Terry. Rossiter will be performing for grades k-6 in the morning and the public is invited to attend the afternoon performances. The first performance
The Prairie Community Hospital has received a new fleet of wheelchairs to replace the tired collection of current chairs.
Prairie County, as part of the coalition of western counties and ranching, mining, and energy associations filed three Data Quality Act challenges  to the information that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are using to make public lands and Endangered Species Act (ESA) listing decisions for the Greater Sage-Grouse.