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Disaster Aid Programs Available at Farm Service Agency

Due to the continuing drought conditions, Chouteau County producers may be eligible for one or more of FSA's disaster aid programs. A brief explanation of each program is as follows: Livestock Forage ...

New teachers at Big Sandy Schools

There is nothing more important in any community than the education of its young people. And, it is also true that there is nothing more important to any community then getting the very best teachers ...

Big Sandy Museum High, Wide, and Handsome

Well over a hundred people visited the Big Sandy Museum this summer and from the comments received around town, those people knew they had been somewhere and seen something. Our Big Sandy Museum may ...

Fall Bucket List includes much foliage, good food, and Fire Season

Almost everyone has a bucket list or wishes they would choose to do if they ever had a chance to do them. Years ago, some folks made their bucket lists into seasonal lists of things to do during that particular season. It is fall and we have even...

FFA attends District Leadership Conference

On Wednesday, Sep 13, Big Sandy FFA Chapter brought twenty-two students to Hobson, Montana for the District Leadership Conference. The students participated in leadership and trust exercises, learned about FFA, and discussed career opportunities...

Senior Center News

Contact the Senior Citizen Center cooks at 378-2405. Most all lunches include an entrée, potato, vegetable, salad, dessert and coffee along with fresh bread and all cost $5.00 each unless otherwise noted. Lunches for the coming week are as...

Pioneer News

Thursday, September 21 Mid Term Thursday, September 21 ASVAB testing for Juniors in the AM Friday, September 22 Football hosting Sunburst. JV at 4pm and Varsity at 7pm Saturday, September 23 Junior high football at Rudyard, junior high volleyball...

Pioneers bring home another win 56-19 over Heart Butte

The Big Sandy Pioneer varsity football team chalked up another win, taking down the Heart Butte Warriors Saturday afternoon with a lopsided 56-19 win. The Pioneers doubled up the Warriors in the...

Big Sandy faced tough tests in Chinook and Belt

The Big Sandy Pioneers had a rough go of things on the court this past week beginning with a heartbreaking five set loss to the Box Elder Bears on Tuesday. Friday the girls were bested in straight...

Bear Paw Meanderings

Many years ago I wanted to become a teacher and had gathered enough credits at Northern Montana College to do that. Dr. Harrison Lane was my mentor for Student Teaching and he wanted me to do my Student Teaching with Lawrence Green in Big Sandy. He...

Patching Cracks

At one point during Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign in the spring of 1862, he wound up in a position where his force was on one side of a river while it needed to be on the other side. Jackson first approached his engineers and asked them to...

My Answer

Q: My friend keeps telling me that I need Jesus, but I don’t understand what he means. Why do I need Jesus? A: I’m thankful for your friend’s concern; he obviously cares about you, and he senses that something is missing in your...

Green Acres

Precautions before Grazing Alfalfa and Cover Crops • All producers should use a bloat block and expose the cattle to the bloat block in the pasture shortly before putting them onto a cover crop or alfalfa field. Seven days prior is a good rule of...

Adult Education this Fall at Big Sandy School

Full Body Sculpting/Toning and Cardio Class is underway! Tuesdays and Thursdays - September 5 through December 21. -- 5:30 - 6:30 P.M. in the gym annex. $10 registration fee. Jeri Roth is the instructor. Big Sandy Adult Education Sewing Classes...

@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

This week Darlene has chosen” THE GLASS CASTLE” by Jeannette Walls. “THE GLASS CASTLE” is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober,...

Robert H. Jordan

Robert H. Jordan was born October 7, 1926, and passed away on September 10, 2017. Born at home in Deer Park, Montana, six miles west of Maudlow, Bob was the third child of Charles Elmer and Maggie...

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