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Yippee’s 30th celebrated

By Kay Braddock

  It was a full day of activities Saturday as Terry celebrated its 30th Yippee festival.  

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Petition calls on change of status for Terry Badlands

By Kay Braddock

         A petition recommending the Bureau of Land Management return the Terry Badlands Wilderness Study Area to normal multiple use management is being presented to Prairie County residents.

Ranchers Lon Reukauf and Todd Devlin wrote up the petition and have rented a fair booth to give residents a chance to stop by and read the petition.
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Cameron group adopts new logo

        Evelyn Cameron Heritage Inc. has adopted a new logo. 

The ECH Inc. board met during a special meeting last month to look over branding options that were designed by Lou Cronin of Terry. The six-member board unanimously agreed on a logo, which depicts two of Evelyn Cameron’s most recognizable features – her camera and her hat. The logo shows Lady Cameron’s hat resting on a Graflex camera.
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Full weekend of shows, games and fair fun offered

      The 74th annual Prairie County will begin Thursday and run through Sunday. The following is a breakdown of what is taking place this weekend.

Thursday, August 4
     12 p.m. Open Class entries accepted
     1 p.m. 4H Open Class Horse Judging
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Meeting will address whether to continue maintaining XIT Road

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
The Prairie County Board of Commission is seeking public input as to whether to continue maintaining the XIT Road north of Terry. Commissioners are weighing the option of building up an alternative route near the existing XIT Road, that leads to the same destination. 
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New motel owner enjoying venture


New owner Oleddia Henson stands in the courtyard of the Diamond Motel,
located at 118 Spring Street. Henson and her husband Kelly moved to
Terry last month. Oleddia’s son George McCulley is helping renovate
the property.

 By Kay Braddock

 
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Prairie County Fair offers traditional shows and laser tag game

From Prairie County MSU Extension Office

  The 2011 Prairie County Fair has an exciting mixture of favorite traditional events and new attractions for fairgoers August 4th through 7th. 

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Former Terry pastor and wife to celebrate 70th

  The family of Rudolph “Rudy” and Marie Hauck announce the upcoming 70th wedding anniversary of the couple.  

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Community

BLM stresses bipartisan effort on wilderness designation agenda

         As part of Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s push to build a bipartisan wilderness agenda that can be enacted in the 112th Congress, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) state offices will solicit suggestions and recommendations from state and local elected officials, Tribes, and other federal land managers on areas that deserve wilderness protection and that have broad support for congressional designation.  

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Fallon makes plans for annual festival

         In preparation for Fallon’s annual harvest festival, Fallon community members took part in a clean-up day July 23. About 35 people took part in the clean up of the Fallon Park and grounds uptown. Downed tree branches from a recent storm, along with six dead trees were removed.  Three tractors, four chainsaws, multiple pick-ups, a 4-wheeler with trailer, and half a dozen rakes, shovels, pitch forks and a wheelbarrow were used to complete the job.  

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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: