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CCHS Class of 2017

Commencement exercises for the Carter County High School Class of 2017 were held Saturday, May 20. A large crowd of family and friends gathered to wish the graduates well....

 

Town election upcoming

This year, the Town of Ekalaka has the following positions up for election: mayor, four-year term, currently held by Steve DeFord; council member, two-year term, currently held by Clayton Stieg; council member, four-year term, currently held by Phil...

 
 Events   

Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. on May 29

Memorial Day services will begin at 11 AM on Monday, May 29, at Beaver Lodge Cemetery. Veterans performing the services should arrive at 10:30 AM. During the service, members of VFW Auxiliary will place a white cross, and red, poppy covered wreath...

 

Lifeguards hired

The Town of Ekalaka is pleased to announce that Annette Lovec, Jordan King, and Claire Callahan will serve as lifeguards this season. After they complete water safety training, swimming lesson schedules will be available; the daily schedule is listed...

 

Students receive awards and letters

Awards and letters given this year to students from Ekalaka Public Schools included: Heroic 7 Award - Tanner Fix New Inductees into the William C. Rowley Chapter of National Honor Society - Kimberlee Elmore, Caleb Fix, Tori Tooke Junior High Honor...

 

Local scholarship winners

Scholarship Recipient After Prom, $200............................Kylee Kennedy Joe Dingfelder Memorial, $150.....Kylee Kennedy Fruit Service and Repair, $500................Glen Frye Frye Family Memorial, $500..................Glen Frye H. B....

 
 By Sharon Carroll    Local    May 26, 2017

2017 CCHS math awards

The following students participated in the Southeast Regional MCTM math contest in Plevna in March of this year and/or received an invitation to participate in the American Mathematics Competition: Glen Frye, Tanner Fix, Ashley Schmid , Kennedy...

 
 Events   

Sign up for community wide sale by May 28

The Carter County Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring a community wide yard sale. This year it will take place on Saturday, June 3. Locals interested in participating in the yard sale have until May 28 to sign up. Sign up sheets are...

 

Submit Days of '85 activities before May 31

Everyone is looking forward to this year’s Days of ‘85 celebration which will be held August 10-13. Friends and neighbors get together to enjoy the plethora of activities and take a break from hard summer work. It is now time to get the activity...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    May 26, 2017

Memories

In this article I need to describe how Bob and Grace got together in Carter County as she had been teaching in Oklahoma and he was on his homestead in Montana. Grace arrived in Ekalaka on April 30, 1912. She came from Baker in an “open car” on a...

 

Troy E. Elmore

Troy E. Elmore, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away May 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and brother Doyle. He is survived by his wife Audrey, children Debbie...

 

Powell, Hoover tie the knot

Chris Powell and Libby Hoover were married April 29th in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a product manager and she is a physical therapist. After the wedding, the couple honeymooned in Ireland and Scotland....

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    May 26, 2017

Bright Ideas

Today is May 20, 2017, Graduation Day at Carter County High School in Ekalaka. We didn’t even know all the graduates. One is a relative, others we recognize, but don’t always remember their names. We’ve been out of the “loop” that long. We...

 

Q's Health News

Its spring time and more of us are outside now then we have been for months. It was a long winter… This beautiful time of year it is more likely for us humans to encounter one of those cute little Disney animals, like raccoons, skunks, foxes and...

 

A fond farewell

Ekalaka Public Schools music students, under the direction of Mr. Brad Wick, put on their spring concert on Tuesday. Mr. Wick was given a standing ovation at the start of the concert as it will be...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    May 26, 2017

Hat Tips

Hello, The third weekend in May brings the Preakness. The second leg of horse racings Triple Crown And it also brings the bucking horse sale. If you live on the northern plains, you’ve probably been through, or in, Miles City. To ranchers and cowbo...

 

Four athletes punch ticket to state meet

At the Southern C Divisional Track Meet in Laurel last Thursday, four CCHS track and field athletes qualified for the state meet. The top five athletes from each event punched a ticket to state. Tanner Fix will be competing in the 110 meter hurdles,...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    May 26, 2017

Collection Corner

Over the past two months, we have had several class groups in to tour the museum. Some have traveled as far as Camp Crook and others include Baker and several grades from our own Ekalaka Elementary...

 

REAL Montana program learns about timber industry; graduates natural resource leaders

Powder River County resident Darcia Patten just returned from Kalispell as part of REAL Montana (Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership). For Darcia and other members of REAL Montana Class II,...

 

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