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Smiths attend Young Ag Couples Conference

Carter County Conservation District recently nominated Clay and Tara Smith to attend the 39th Annual Young Ag Couples Conference in Helena. The Young Ag Couples Conference (YACC) is designed to encour...

 
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Spelling bee, Monday

The spelling bee for Carter County students in grades 5-8 will take place inside the Ekalaka Elementary gymnasium on Monday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend....

 
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First Baptist Church to host mini Bible conference

Dr. J. B. Hixson of "Not By Works Ministries" will be the featured speaker at a mini Bible conference to be held at First Baptist Church February 9-10. J. B. Hixson has more that 30 years of ministry...

 

NPGA elects McCabe as secretary

Matt McCabe was elected as the Northern Pulse Growers Association (NPGA) secretary by the Northern Pulse Growers Association board of directors on January 29. McCabe, a 2008 CCHS alumnus, graduated from MSU with a crop science degree and has been...

 
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Service dog presentations, Feb. 12

The local VFW Auxiliary will serve as host when Faithful K9 Rehab comes to town next Tuesday, February 12. Faithful K9 Rehab Center, based out of Willard, specializes in service dog raising and...

 

Stock show champion versatility horse won by Long Pines Land and Livestock

The Black Hills Stock Show's Versatility Ranch Horse competition is two days and six events of cow work, cutting, reining, trail and more. When the dust settled January 28, 2019, Long Pines Land and...

 

PUPS awards

First and second quarter Positive Upstanding Polite Students (PUPS) awards were given to deserving students on January 25 at Ekalaka Elementary. Winners of the awards for grades K-6 are pictured...

 

Joyce Horton

Joyce Tooke Horton was a gifted pianist, accomplished educator, worldwide traveler and a passionate storyteller with a colorful personality to match her unique style of fashion. A loving mother,... Full story

 

Father Tobin celebrates 85th birthday

A large group of friends helped Father Thomas Tobin celebrate his 85th birthday at the St. Joan of Arc Parish Hall last Wednesday. The St. Joan of Arc parish hosted dinner. About Father Thomas Tobin...

 

Bright Ideas

I watch too much television where I see lots of ads for things we don’t need, starting with Home Security systems. Do we need cameras at our front doors to guard against intruders or thieves where we would see them and tell the potential thieves we...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    February 8, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, Maybe I’m just old fashioned, but I will say that the halftime show at this Year’s Super Bowl was the worst I have ever seen. And that is an accomplishment that is hard to achieve. And that is all I’m going to say about that. As I said...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, many folks get depressed during the cold winter months. But here’s a good word: did we know that Praise combats depression? It’s been suggested that we count our blessings; let’s give it a try....

 

Memories

This article is about another neighbor, Bonnie Peabody, who also lived across the street and up the hill from us. I would like to share some information about Bonnie, but first I need to go back a generation on the Peabody family. Charles and Mary...

 

Shooting Sports success

The Carter County 4-H Shooting Stars hosted their sixth annual Invitational Shoot on February 2nd, 2019 at the Fallon County Indoor Shooting Range and Fallon County Exhibit Hall. There were 89 4-H...

 
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Spray days near

Fallon and Carter County Annual Spray Day’s will be held on February 20 and 21 this year. This program is a collaboration of efforts between Extension and weed departments in both Fallon and Carter County. Organizers have put together a great set...

 

Boys pick up pair of wins

The CCHS boys basketball team picked up a pair of important wins over the weekend. On Friday, they defeated Northern Cheyenne, 69-28. Then, in Wibaux on Saturday, they won 44-39. Wibaux was seated...

 

Lady Blue splits weekend games

The Lady Bulldogs had little trouble taking down Northern Cheyenne at home last Friday. The girls put up 30 in the first quarter and eventually won by 54. They forced 36 turnovers while only...

 

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