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Community Center will host 55-Alive driving course Nov. 29

  The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held in Terry on Monday, Nov. 29 at the Prairie Community Center. This all-day course, beginning at 10 a.m. and breaking for lunch, offers a refresher course geared for motorists aged 50 and older. The class will end by 4 p.m.

The course will provide a review of driving skills and techniques, as well as strategies and tips to help you adjust to normal age-related physical changes that may affect your driving ability.
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Lady long rider serves as a reminder

Long rider Bernice Ende traveled to Terry from Fallon last week along the frontage road. She is on the last leg of her 6,000-mile journey and hopes to be back home in Trego Mont.
by spring.

By Kay Braddock

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Missoula Children’s Theater coming to Terry Schools

  The Missoula Children's Theater will be coming to Terry  November 8-12.  The show title to be performed is Treasure Island. 

Auditions will be held Monday, Nov. 8 after school for all Terry students, grades K-12.  Practices will be held each day after school with two performances scheduled for Friday, Nov 12 in the Ray Frank Gymnasium -  a matinee for students at 1 p.m. and a public performance at 7 p.m.  
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County proposes heritage commission

  The Prairie County Board of Commission recently sent out letters seeking members to establish a Heritage Preservation and Cultural Tourism Commission. 

The letters were sent out last month to six individuals/groups. 
The board will help to cultivate preservation to area treasures and stimulate economic development, according to the letters sent out. 
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Public invited to attend Eastern Plains housing conference, Oct. 26 in Glendive

  The “Eastern Plains Housing Conference”, scheduled for Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., was organized by the Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation, with help from area partners, as a means of specifically addressing the unique housing issues facing eastern Montana.  It will be held at the Hungry Joe Hall in Glendive. 

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Reminders offered to hunters accessing public lands

  Hunters accessing BLM-administered lands this season are reminded to drive only on established roads and trails.  The BLM and Forest Service prohibit “cross-country” travel in order to reduce soil erosion, reduce the chances of wildfire ignition from hot exhaust systems, and reduce impacts to wildlife habitat and vegetation.

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Hitching a ride

By Kay Braddock

  Over 100 miles later this unfortunate hitchhiker is about to become unhitched. 

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Daring to grow tobacco

 By Kay Braddock

 
It came about as more of challenging a dare than anything else.
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County files complaint seeking public access to Scenic View Road

 By Kay Braddock

 
A 27-page legal brief filed by Prairie County last week in district court seeks a judgment declaring a 7-mile dirt road north of Terry a county road by virtue of prescriptive easement. Prairie County is also seeking a preliminary injunction from the court to remove a locked gate that is on the road. 
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Scenic View Road

Fallon church will host women’s coffee break event Oct. 3

  Fallon Evangelical Church at 3505 Stower Street in Fallon will host Coffee Break with Christian D.I.V.A.s complete with fellowship, giveaways, delicious coffee and a concert with some of the finest Christian singers from around the country at 7:00 p.m. on October 3, 2010. The event is sponsored by The Prairie County MOPS Group.

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