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Hospital foundation nears room upgrade goal

By Kay Braddock

  Less than a year after beginning the rooms’ upgrade project at the Prairie Community Hospital, the hospital foundation has raised nearly 70 percent of the needed funds to complete the renovation.

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Road closure bill tabled

By Kay Braddock

        A bill that would have required landowners to give notice to local governing bodies before installing a barrier on a road died in committee last week. HB 290, sponsored by Rep. Jon Sesso, D-Butte, drew in over a dozen testimonies for each side supporting and opposing the measure.

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Making music at festival

By Kay Braddock 

 
 
 
The Terry Schools Junior High Choir was among the dozen musical entries from the school earning superior ratings at the Middle School Music Festival in Sidney.
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Friday’s luncheon and bake sale kicks off pre-Valentine events

  Terry’s February calendar is chucked full of events that begin with Friday’s luncheon and bake sale organized by Prairie County homemaker clubs.  

The annual event, held at the Prairie Community Center, will include baked goods to be sold from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and a luncheon that will be served at 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Fallon Fire District.
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County commissioners weigh in on proposed road bill

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
State lawmakers will listen to testimony this week on a proposed bill that would require landowners to seek permission before installing a gate, sign, fence or other barrier on a road. The hearing on House Bill 290, sponsored by Rep. Jon Sesso, D-Butte, is scheduled to go before the transportation committee on Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m.
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Teaching to give ... one penny at a time

First grader Rachel Ehinger drops a penny in the Pennies for Peace jar during a presentation given by Terry High School senior English students.  

By Kay Braddock

 
 
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4-H exchange rep to talk in Terry

  Matt Hartman, an International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) delegate, will be giving two presentations in the Terry High School study hall room on February 2 at 1 and 2 p.m. 

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Ag, baking, gardening tips offered at Winter Series


Ladies line up to add and mix the necessary ingredients for their bread during the hands-on artisan bread class presented by Custer County Extension agent Tara Andrews. 

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
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Hospital looks to fill nursing director post

By Kay Braddock

  Prairie Community Hospital is currently searching for a person to fill the hospital’s director of nursing position. The position, once held by Terry Chavez, who had been with the hospital for at least 4 years, became vacated mid-December, according to PCH administrator Parker Powell.

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Twenty-two teams compete in weekend coyote calling contest

  Frigid temperatures left 22 teams collecting only 13 coyotes during the 11th annual Prairie County Sportsman Association’s coyote calling contest. The contest took place Jan 7-9.

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