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Town attorney: Council will follow formal reading in January to pass zoning ordinance

  Town of Terry Attorney David Freedman announced during Thursday’s regular council meeting held last week that the council will be undertaking a formal reading of the proposed zoning ordinance in January in order to adopt the measure. The first reading will be held January 9, during the council’s regularly scheduled meeting, with a second reading following in a special meeting, to be held within 12 days of the first reading.

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New sheriff returns to love of state and job

 

Prairie County Sheriff Duncan Hedges 

By Kay Hoffer

 
Returning to Montana was an easy decision for newly appointed Prairie County Sheriff Duncan Hedges and his wife Melanie to make.
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Judge rules man’s behavior obnoxious, but not disorderly in town zoning case

 By Kay Hoffer

 
A District Court bench trial held last week at the Prairie County Courthouse found a Terry man not guilty of disorderly conduct, subsequently overturning a lower court ruling. 
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Ample supply of seasonal events fill chilly calendar

  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.

 
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Council passes zoning ordinance Tuesday

  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.

The measure, which includes a residential commercial designation, will take affect 30 days from adoption. The new resolution reads as follows:
 
RESOLUTION NO. 2013-411
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‘Amazing support’ lifts spirits of Thanksgiving meal organizers

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.

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Pouring on the pies

         

        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. 

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Gas station under new ownership

 
 New owner Leann Lantis, handing change back to customer Chay Larsen,
now works the morning shift at the 4-Corners Convenience store.

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Chamber’s Terrific Tuesdays kickoff Dec. 3

 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.

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Poster winners promote tobacco-free lifestyle

  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, 

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