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.
Montana Stock Growers Association will celebrate its 125th anniversary “back where it all began” in Miles City, June 10-14.
Members of the Friends of Makoshika are proud to host the 20th annual Buzzard Day in Makoshika State Park on Saturday, June 13.
By Kay Braddock
Members of the Prairie County Transportation Committee will be meeting Thursday at the Prairie County Courthouse to approve transportation contracts and review existing bus routes for Terry Schools.