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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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Daring to grow tobacco

 By Kay Braddock

 
It came about as more of challenging a dare than anything else.
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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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Hospital crew cooks up fundraising idea

 By Kay Braddock

What started out as supply room chatter has turned into a cookbook fundraising effort that is being enthusiastically welcomed by community members.

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Games, food and fun highlight Fallon’s festival

  Organizers of Fallon’s annual harvest festival are anticipating another big turnout for the popular community event. 

A ranch horse cutting contest will kick off the Sept. 5 celebration at 9 a.m. and will include a children’s division, according to organizer Delite Dukart. About 15 participants are expected to compete, with area sponsors offering prizes. A maximum of 20 can take part.
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Pfiefle begins as trustee on hospital board

  With two meetings under his belt, Prairie Community Hospital Board Trustee Gary Pfiefle says he’s becoming familiar with the hospital’s surroundings and activities. 

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Gala raises funds for art center

Submitted by Bob van der Valk

  Over $10,000 was raised at this year’s gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Evelyn J. Cameron Heritage Theater.  The theme was “Windows to the Past” at the historic Rialto Theatre located on Laundre Ave. in Terry, which was appropriately decked out for the occasion.  The heat from the 100 degrees weather outside did not seem to faze the over 110 people attending the annual festivities now in its 10th year.

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Prairie County Fair events begin Thursday

  The 2010 Prairie County Fair has an exciting mixture of favorite traditional events and new attractions for fairgoers August 5th through 8th.  

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Volunteers meet in July to renovate fairground buildings

  On July 13 members of the Prairie Benefits, the local Community Foundation serving Prairie County, painted eight of the concession buildings at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.   

Members scraped and cleaned the outside of the buildings. Twenty-four gallons of paint were used during the refurbishing project.  
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Paw tracks welcome

         

        Zena Smith of Corvallis, Mont. and her Border Collie Annie were announced as the grand prize winners at the conclusion of Saturday’s pet parade and dog show in Murn Park. Along with her tree climbing dog, that demonstrated its climbing skills and jumped through a fork of a large tree, Zena poses for a picture with judges Norm Clarke and Cara Roberts of Las Vegas and their dogs Rumor and Scandal. 

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