Third grader Anna Higgins chomps down on her corn on the cob. She was one
of many fairgoers enjoying refreshments offered from the six fairground vendors.
Favorable weather conditions and plenty of volunteers contributed to the success of the 76th Prairie County Fair, according to county extension agent and fair manager Sharla Sackman.
The 32nd annual Terry Yippee appeared to have the heavenly touch of approval with mild temperatures hovering in the high 70s for the day’s events and the absence of rain showers dooming the evening street dance — which in recent years seems to have become an almost traditional occurrence.
Preparations for the 2013 Prairie County Fair are underway as traditional favorites will be featured this year at the fair from August 1 through the 4.
Prairie County Attorney Garry Bunke has been serving as the interim town attorney since the beginning of July.
Prairie County Sheriff’s office, along with the Montana Highway Patrol and two ambulances responded to a single vehicle rollover Saturday morning west of Terry.
Photo Courtesy Vera Sackman
A hailstorm, resulting in golf ball size hailstones, pummeled crops within the irrigation project east of Fallon Saturday evening. The National Weather Service of Glasgow issued tornado warnings for the July 20th storm. Although some area producers reported spotting funnel clouds, none touched down.
New to this year’s Terry Yippee! townwide celebration is a Memories Tour that will highlight the founding of Terry’s downtown district from the 1900’s to 1920’s era.
A 6-year-old Terry boy was returned safely to his parents early Saturday evening after spending over three hours in a cornfield north of Terry.