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Articles from the November 29, 2017 edition

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 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Big Sandy Christmas Stroll Saturday, Dec. 2

December 2nd promises to be the best Stroll Day ever in Big Sandy no matter what the weather. There is so much going on that it will take more time than you have to see it all but what you do see...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Big Sandy Food Bank at Christmas

In this land of plenty called the Golden Triangle there is nothing worse than going to bed with an empty belly and yet that happens. However, it does not happen as much as it used to with the advent of the Big Sandy Food Bank which used to be run...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Big Sandy Student Art Show at The Mountaineer

Don’t miss the Second Annual School Art Show at “The Mountaineer” office December 2, Stroll Day. Big Sandy art teacher Jessie Jaramillo has put together a show of her students work that they have been doing since the first of the year. The...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Strong Winds are a thing of the Plains in Montana

Last week on Thanksgiving day it was in the sixties in many parts of Montana. Strange to say the least because for some time now it has been cold with even snow on the ground when Thanksgiving rolls around. It is the wind, those wonderful Chinook...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    November 29, 2017

Green Acres

Using Straw in Cattle Rations- Frequently asked Questions How much straw can I put in my cow winter ration? It is important to know that straw is a low energy, and low protein feed. It is not as digestible as hay or green feed. Generally, a cow can...

 

DPHHS offers holiday food safety tips

The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and local public agencies are offering food safety tips to help Montanans stay healthy this holiday season. “As we plan for visitors and prepare for festivities, food safety can be the last...

 
 By Doug Giebel    News    November 29, 2017

Big Sandy Cultural Fund sends Greetings

Happy Christmas from the Big Sandy Cultural and Curiosity Center. We had very successful summer arts workshops thanks to Roberta Edwards, Jessica Jaramillo, Dolly Pursley, Carol Smith, Donna Jenkins and Kelly Owen. Soon with funding we’ll be able...

 

HCE Donates to Local Food Banks and Volunteer Fire Departments

Hill County Electric Cooperative (HCE) is committed to the communities and members that we serve. Recently, the HCE Board approved a donation for four local food banks and 17 local volunteer fire departments. HCE appreciates the services these...

 

Allderdice, Darlington earn Northern C 6-Man All-Conference, All-State recognition

The Big Sandy Pioneers recently completed a stellar season on the Gridiron. Big Sandy finished second in the Northern C Six Man Football Division and advanced to the second round of the Montana Class...

 

Lady Pioneers watch the Lady Griz

Two weeks ago our Lady Pioneers traveled to Missoula to watch the Lady Griz take on University of Kentucky and Gonzanga. The team met and visited with the Lady Griz players after one of the games....

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Pioneer News

Wednesday, November 29 FFA District at Judith Gap. Wednesday, November 29 junior high at Gildford, Montana. Friday, December 1 wrestling at Cascade. Breakfast and Lunch menus for the end of November. The December lunch menus were not available at...

 

Darlene Hilma "Dee" Hettrick

Darlene Hilma "Dee" Hettrick passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 24, 2017 of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and at Dee's request, no services will be held. D... Full story

 

Fireplace Safety Tips for this Holiday Season and Beyond

(StatePoint) Gathering around the hearth this holiday season? While you may be taking time off from work and school to celebrate, don’t take a vacation from practicing basic safety guidelines. Stay safe with the following tips. Safety Devices...

 

Bear Paw Meanderings

I think I write this column every year around Christmas time but it means a lot to me so here I go again. I love the Christmas lights that are up all over this time of year. Just look at Big Sandy. Thanks to the Rotary Club and the Chamber of...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    November 29, 2017

Senior Center News

Contact the Senior Citizen Cooks at 378-2405. If you need a meal on wheels, contact the Senior Citizen’s center before 10:30am. Meal menus are as follows: Wednesday, November 29 pineapple pepper chicken with veggies, salad and dessert. Thursday,...

 

Friends of the Library Meet

On Thursday, November 16, the Friends of the Library met with librarian Darlene Cline in the meeting room of the Big Sandy library. Main items on the agenda were 1. Christmas Stroll plans finalized, 2. Darlene’s library update. Old Business centere...

 

@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Remember that library story hour is every Wednesday at 10:30am. Lego Club is every second and fourth Friday at 11am. This week Darlene has chosen “THE PROVING” by Beverly Lewis. Having left the Amish life for the English world, Amanda Dienner is...

 

My Answer

Q: Every year I tell myself that I’m not going to get caught up in the Christmas shopping crush—but every year I hit the stores as soon as they open the day after Thanksgiving. I’ll probably do the same this year. I know this isn’t a spiritua...

 

Patching Cracks

In the 5th Century, an Egyptian named Arenius set out to live a holy life by abandoning the community he lived in and living in the desert as a monk. After several years of living in the wilderness, he visited the city of Alexandria, where he spent...

 

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