By Amorette Allison
Horse racing fans can relax. There will be horse racing in Montana this year, in spite of rumors to the contrary. Miles City will hold races on Mother’s Day, May 13, and during Saturday and Sunday during the Bucking Horse Sale on May 19 and 20.
With half a dozen decoratively created bras already donated and over a dozen more expected for the second annual Bras for Cause event in Terry, Piney Helmuth, who is one of a handful of organizers, is anticipating another fun and successful show.
Terry artist Elizabeth Smith is the featured artist for April at Dawson County Arts Unlimited/The Gallery in Glendive.
Kelly Hubbert has declared his intent to run as a write-in candidate for the trustee position at Terry Schools District #5.
Montana State University Extension is hosting the fifth annual Rural Community Conference on the MSU-Bozeman campus May 15-16. The conference will focus on rural development topics and provide an opportunity for citizens, community leaders, nonprofit and governmental groups, and elected and appointed officials to connect with others dedicated to improvements for rural Montana. Scholarships are available to cover registration and lodging.
The Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation (EPEDC), serving Carter, Dawson, Fallon, Prairie, and Wibaux Counties, as well as their respective communities, is in the process of rewriting and updating its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document.
Terry High School junior student Lindsay Stickel has been selected as the Terry delegate for the 2012 American Legion Auxiliary Montana Girls State.
By Kay Johnson
With record high temperatures and zero precipitation, the month of March yielded unfriendly conditions for area producers. It may be a trend that continues, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service office out of Glasgow, as moving storm systems have continued to result in little to no moisture for the area.
As area volunteer fire crews have responded to several recent fires in the past few weeks, Sheriff Bill Klunder is offering fire safety reminders.
Two candidates have filed for the open Terry Public Schools trustee seat. They are Allyson Capps and Michael Sterchi. Incumbent Sherry Strasheim, who has held the seat for four 3-year terms, did not re-file.