Meet Leon “Pizrick” Gothard.
Pictured on the left is “Pizrick” and Alice Gothard
“Ours was a Military Police Detachment so we didn’t get all the fancies,” said Leon “Pizrick” Gothard, of his military service, “We didn’t get a combat infantry medal even though you served right alongside the infantry.”
Prairie County Fairgrounds, Terry, MT - July 4, 2015
Prairie County Celebrates its Centennial on the Fourth of July
The Prairie County Centennial Planning Committee is having a Best-of-Show Bike Contest during the Fourth of July Centennial Celebration activities at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.
Adults and children who have bicycles, unicycles, tandem bicycles or kids pedal-powered or motorized vehicles, are encouraged to compete by decorating them. There is no theme for this contest.
Streets and yards in Terry were flooded during Friday night’s storm. While the storm dumped 2 to 3 inches of rain in the Glendive area, Terry received 5 inches. Photo courtesy of Michelle Lockwood The storm Friday night brought massive rainfall to the Glendive area with hail and flooding affecting nearby counties. Grant Hicks, meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in
Staff members from Living Independently for Tomorrow (LIFTT) will be the featured speakers at the Prairie County congregate meal on Tuesday, May 19.
Based in Billings, and serving 18 counties in Eastern Montana including Prairie County, LIFTT provides advocacy and resource services to people of all ages and all kinds of disabilities. The goal of LIFTT’s services is to provide people with disabilities in our service area with the tools necessary to be able to live free, independent and productive lives within their own homes and communities.
Terry High School will graduate a class of eleven seniors this Saturday, May 16, at the Ray Frank Gymnasium in Terry. Terry Roelfsema, Pastor of Fallon Evangelical Church and Terry School shop teacher, will conduct the Baccalaureate at 1 p.m. with the commencement at 2 p.m. Greg Mendenhall, Terry High School science teacher and coach, has been asked by the 2015 graduating class to speak.
This year’s Valedictorian is Halle Keltner, daughter of Larry and Stephanie Keltner, and Salutatorian is Dakotah Luedtke, daughter of Sonia and Scott Luedtke.
The 2015 5-12th Grade Band and Choir Pop Concert is Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ray Frank Gymnasium. The concert will consist of 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, 6th Grade Choir, Jr. High Band, Jr. High Choir, High School Band, High School Choir, a mass 6-12 Choir, and a mass 6-12 Band.
Community supports school with passing of General Fund Levi
The Terry community once again came out in support of our schools with the passing of the General Fund Levy with 193 votes FOR and 114 votes AGAINST.
Results from the May 5 Terry School District Trustee election ended with Tyson Browning and Brock Tibbetts being voted in to serve one three-year term each.
The vote was a close one with Browning and Tibbetts splitting the votes with 189 votes each and Vadnae Green following close behind with 169 votes.
The next planning meeting for the Prairie County 100 year celebration will take place on Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse. All community members are encouraged to attend—this includes representatives from the Chamber, the Roping Club, 100 year ranches, churches, the school, Homemakers, PALS, Quilting Group, 4-H, School Organizations, etc.