From Prairie County Board of Commissioners
Late this fall Prairie County had a public meeting to get input on the county’s road policy and especially on our snow plowing guidelines for the Prairie County Road Department. It was clear, without a doubt, that a significant majority attending wanted the “status quo” of plowing private lanes into residences free of charge and that this should continue until it was not economically feasible.
The Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) is asking the hunting community for help filling their freezer with meat this winter, due to the growing demand for emergency food.
Volunteers are gearing up for the popular community Thanksgiving dinner. Held at the Bolin multi-purpose room, the Thanksgiving community meal has proven popular since its inception six years ago.
With the town’s Christmas lighting already hung and some storefronts displaying their Christmas Wonderland Theme, it’s clear Terry is ready to welcome the holiday season. Chief among those are members of the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce who finalized their holiday promotional schedule during last week’s monthly meeting.
Recycling bins placed earlier this month behind the Prairie Community Center collect newspaper, aluminum cans and plastics.
From Eastern Montana Industries
Thanks to a Department of Environmental Quality grant, Eastern Montana Industries (EMI) has been able to expand recycling efforts in the Terry community.
Jerry and Kathy Townsend stand among the stakes they placed in the middle
of property they own at the corner of Josephine Avenue and Milwaukee Street.
After Jerry retired from a commercial fishing business and Kathy retired from
Boeing, the couple have shared homes between Terry and Port Angeles, Wash.
Local businesses greeted the upcoming holiday season with open houses on Saturday, Nov. 5, offering refreshments and special discounts to shoppers.
The Prairie County Motorcycle Association is kicking in to gear the holiday season by offering a dirt bike raffle. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at local businesses and are available through any PCMA club member.
Terry not listed among remaining six
From Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center
As Terry voters prepare to cast their ballot for Tuesday’s municipal election, candidates seeking a seat on the Terry Town Council recently provided a brief profile of themselves. Each candidate was asked to introduce themselves by sharing information about their family, schooling, work history, interest and participation in local organizations as well as why they chose to run.