By Kay Braddock
The Prairie County Board of Commissioners appointed Deanna Bockness to serve in the district two commission seat during their June 15 meeting. Commissioners Ann Marie Davis and Todd Devlin made the selection from a list of four candidates.
Just on the heels of revealing a new Prairie Community Hospital administrator last month, Glendive Medical Center and PCH announced last week that another applicant has been selected.
By Amanda Breitbach
The first week of Terry Summer School program was a definite splash! The week’s theme was “Splash Into Summer” and included a mini Montana History Unit, Montana Agriculture and Native American Study. A splash of academics were also incorporated into the week. Students studied books and authors and began Read Naturally, a computer based reading program. Daily oral and silent reading was also encouraged.
For the third time in Montana history, a couple has claimed a One-Million Dollar prize in the multi-state Powerball game. Marilyn and Chris Bateson of Circle are the lucky new millionaires!
The week of June 21 – June 27, 2009 has been declared the thirteenth annual “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). During “Mosquito Week” the AMCA’s goal is to educate the general public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives and the important service provided by mosquito control workers throughout the United States and worldwide.
The public is invited to join a community Flag Day Celebration in Murn Park on Sunday, June 14 at 2 p.m.
The Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery have begun their summer season hours, according to museum board member Carol Larsen.