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Articles from the March 18, 2020 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

Rick Darlington running for County Commissioner

It was a terrible weekend for an interview. Rick Darlington was calving, and winter had arrived in full force. Rick has been a cattleman his whole life. So, I knew I was interfering at a terrible...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Prepare, not Panic

The medical center recently put out the following news release. “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now considered a pandemic and a rapidly evolving situation. It is important that everyone in Big Sandy take the appropriate steps to protect... Full story

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

City Council Considers Drainage Problem Down Town

Taken directly from project summary presented by KLJ The Town of Big Sandy has hired Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. (KL&J) to complete this preliminary engineering report (PER) for the storm water...

 

Big Sandy School closer Information

Big Sandy Schools will be handling the Governor mandated two-week school closure in the following manner: 1. Breakfast and Lunch will be available to all students in a curbside pick-up manner at the Elementary and High School. Breakfast will be...

 

The Mountaineer goes to limited hours

Without telling my age, with the risks involved with COVID-19 the Mountaineer will be a six-page paper for the following two to three weeks, because ads will not be pursued, except for by phone. Interviews will be done by phone and email as well.... Full story

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    March 18, 2020

Green Acres

The eighth annual Chouteau County Ag Days for 4th and 5th graders will take place at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds on May 6, 2020. All 4th and 5th graders in Chouteau County are invited to attend. Home school kids who are interested in participatin...

 

Cline Family Escapes the Cold to Visit Sunny Florida!

On Christmas morning, Travis and Darlene Cline excitedly awaited their children Gabe and Brookelyn's responses, as they opened their gift containing tickets to Walt Disney World! Sadly, they would nev...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

Gasvoda win high Science Award

Big Sandy High School science teacher Melanie Schwartbach wrote, "Congratulations, to Hope Gasvoda for qualifying for the International Science Fair in Anaheim, California." She went on to tell me...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

Big Sandy Booster Club to donate FE Miley sign

The Big Sandy Booster Club voted to donate a sign to the FE Miley Elementary School. They were given three designs to choose from, and the design with the most votes was ordered and will be put in pla...

 

February Blood Drive a Success!

Did you know you can start donating blood when you are 16? From beginning to end the process takes about an hour. All you need is a picture ID and a consent form signed by your parent if you are...

 

Senior Center News

Thursday, March 19- Sloppy Joes, diced beets, and fruit salad. Friday, March 20- Tilapia fillet, boiled potatoes, apple slaw, and dessert. Monday, March 23- Pork casserole, veggies, salad, and dessert. Tuesday, March 24- Meatloaf, baked poatoes,...

 

Celebrating young artists; Ryan Roth and Faith Gasvoda

Monika Winderl Big Sandy High School art teacher is impressed with the talent of the Big Sandy students. This month she chose two other students to display their art in the Mountaineer. Faith Gasvoda...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    Sports    March 18, 2020

Big Sandy Pioneer Wrestling Ends on a High Note

According to Kyle Rodewald, "the Pioneer Wrestling season has been nothing but success. Beginning in November, I took six kids to Conrad for team duals. When we started our official Little Guy...

 

Love someone enough to let them be angry with you

By Rich Jespersen She was on her phone and crying very hard, saying, “Don’t hang up! Don’t hang up!” Then, she began to punch in a phone number and listen, saying, “Oh, no! Oh, no! Answer your phone. Answer your phone.” I asked what was...

 

Patching Cracks

In 1871, the Great Chicago Fire wrecked the life of prominent lawyer Horatia Spafford. Spafford lost his four-year-old son in the blaze along with most of his property and his law practice. 2 years later, he had planned to tour Europe with his...

 

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