Similar to the sub-zero temperatures enveloping the Eastern Montana region this month, community holiday events abound. But contrary to the freezing conditions outside, these heartwarming holiday affairs can give residents a reason to step outdoors. Here’s what’s taking place this month.
The Terry Town Council voted to adopt the zoning ordinance during a special meeting held Tuesday evening at Terry Town Hall. All three council persons in attendance voted for the measure. Ward II councilwoman Teneil Phipps wasn’t present.
By Kay Hoffer
After announcing earlier this season this would be the last year the original organizers of the Community Thanksgiving Meal would be preparing and hosting the annual holiday feast, the response they received was immediate and clear.
Terry High School students Deanna Loomis and Maxine Maue pour their freshly made meringue as they spread the mixture on top of a lemon pie during Tuesday morning’s culinary art class. The girls were among 10 students who have been preparing pies this week for the Community Thanksgiving Meal, which will be held Nov. 28 at the Bolin multi-purpose room.
New owner Leann Lantis, handing change back to customer Chay Larsen,
now works the morning shift at the 4-Corners Convenience store.
For Christmas shoppers longing to return to the true meaning of Christmas and avoid the frenzy, long lines and frantic consumerism of the season, the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce invites gift-seekers to visit Terry and experience the “Simple Joys of Christmas” during their Terrific Tuesday events.
Freshmen Kaitlynn Wells and Valerie Greenfield were each recently awarded a $50 gift card for their poster reminding students, “Don’t Follow the Pack” in a poster contest sponsored by the Dawson County Tobacco Prevention group,
Waving U.S. flags and holding hand crafted patriotic signs, students at Terry Schools presented their Veterans’ Day Parade Monday, Nov. 11. This year’s demonstration was held inside the gym due to an accumulation of snow and cooler conditions.
The Terry Town Council hosted a public hearing Wednesday, Nov. 6 regarding the proposed zoning regulations for the town. The meeting lasted under an hour with about 20 people in attendance, according to town clerk Lynn Schilling. A handful of people spoke for and against the proposal with some questioning aspects of zoning.
Dr. Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will present an interactive workshop that will cover the basics of body condition scoring cattle on Wednesday, November 20 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse. The workshop will also include a ranch visit to view some cattle in various condition scores. Endecott will discuss the influence cow condition has on reproductive performance.