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National 4-H Week is October 7-13: A celebration of 102 years of youth support and development!

4-h.org reports, "Today, 4 H serves youth in rural, urban, and suburban communities in every state across the nation. 4-H'ers are tackling the nation's top issues, from global food security, climate c...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 17, 2018

Exciting Beginnings with FFA and New Leadership

Recently in Malta the FFA attended their first FFA fall district contest. They participated in range science and livestock judging. Out of 10 teams and with 45 students in range science Big Sandy's...

 

FFA Wreath and Fruit Sales!

This year the Big Sandy FFA is super excited about fundraising. They’re going to be selling fruit and Christmas wreaths until October 31. All the FFA members are going to be going around town to their family and friends to raise money for this...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 17, 2018

A fun filled day for everyone at Chili Feed

Also named Spirit Week, it is when the entire town celebrates our heroes the local fire fighters and the kids spend the entire week celebrating the pride of being a Pioneer. The week's celebration...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    October 17, 2018

Green Acres

Bear Paw and Highwood Mountain Land Owners Should Scout for Dying Fir Trees In October of 2017, the Bear Paw Mountains were buried with three feet of snow. Along with the snow came severe damage to many Chouteau County conifers. After the damage was...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 17, 2018

Getting By

Does anyone recall being told as a kid eating too much sugar would rot your teeth? Or, perhaps you have caught yourself telling a child the same thing? Have you ever wondered if it was true and, if so, why? As we find out the older we get, many of...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 17, 2018

Last days of the Soccer Season

Soccer played their last games of the year this last weekend in Geraldine. Soccer brings out each child's personalities especially when they are five years old. If they are prone to be a little...

 

Senior News

Thursday, October 18- BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches, coleslaw, and brownies. Friday, October 19- Taco salad in shell, and red Velevet cookies. Monday, October 22- Beef tops over noodles, cucumber salad, and Gingerbread cake. Tuesday, October 23-...

 

Margaret Robertson

This world is at a great loss, as one of the most gentle, maternal and affectionate women of her time has been called up to heaven. Margaret Christine (Stremcha) Robertson was born on August 13, 1925...

 

New @ the Jeff Reichelt Library

A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman, and Jesse Kellerman It’s been a busy year for Alameda County Coroner’s Deputy Clay Edison. He’s solved a decades-old crime and redeemed an innocent man--earning himself a suspension in the process....

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 17, 2018

Big Sandy lights up the scoreboard in 89-52 win over Power-Dutton-Brady

The scoreboard operator was busy Friday night in Big Sandy as the Pioneers capped off the 63rd Annual Chili Feed with a 89-52 win over the Power-Dutton-Brady Titans. Big Sandy scored 11 rushing touchd...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 17, 2018

Big Sandy falls to Box Elder, Chester/J-I in 6C-East play

The Big Pioneers suffered a pair of setbacks over the weekend falling to the Box Elder Bears Friday 3-0 and the Chester/Joplin-Inverness Hawks on Saturday in five sets, 3-2. Against the Bears it was...

 

Thoughts with Zoe

I started 4-H like most women my age with cooking and sewing. I couldn’t wait to pick out my first pattern project. Now keep in mind my mother was a National 4-H Women’s Sewing Champion. She had sewed a Make It with Wool suit with lined jacket...

 

Patching Cracks

This morning, while scanning the morning’s headlines and checking my Twitter feed for anything of interest, I came across a tweet from a nationally known figure encouraging folks to shun any family members that support the opposing political...

 

CCPA presents: An Evening of Michael Bublé Music

Chouteau County Performing Arts in partnership with River Market, present a thrilling evening of Michael Bublé songs staring the tribute trio known as Shades of Bublé. The fun begins on Tuesday October 23rd, at 7PM, at the Fort Benton Elementary...

 

Fun Happenings at your Local Big Sandy Library

Librarian Darlene Cline called to order the September meeting of the Friends of the Library. Old Business: Darlene reported on the success of the Summer Reading program “Libraries Rock” for both youth and adults, with over 60 involved in each age...

 

Blood Drive a Success

The Big Sandy Blood Drive had another amazing turn out. Karli Phillips hit her 1 gallon donation mark. Out of the 32 people coming to donate we had 27 successful donations. Four of those being High Schoolers, four being first time donors. Thank you...

 

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