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Big Sandy Education Foundation helping students with schoalrships

The Big Sandy Education Foundation, has been quietly working to improve our local schools and help students for nearly five years. The less well known foundation has given over $25,000 to classroom projects at the schools and over $8,000 in...

 

Elementary Christmas concert during Covid

Many of the town's Christmas celebrations have been cancelled this year due to the pandemic. However, the show must go on, and so music teacher TJ Bond and FE Miley Elementary Elementary have put on...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 16, 2020

The Big Sandy City Council meets in person and by Zoom on December 10th

Two guests that were present made a public comment on the numerous places in the town of Big Sandy that need to be cleaned up. After they commented, Rich Jespersen shared with them about the progress...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    December 16, 2020

Green Acres

This article was written by Dennis Cash, retired MSU Extension Service forage specialist. The winter feeding is likely your single largest ranch expense. Reducing hay waste can save you money. Hay losses at feeding on most ranches averages about one...

 

Mernie Wright Weathers

Mernie Wright Weathers 1927-2020 Mernie Wright Weathers, beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, December 6, 2020, in Fairfax,... Full story

 

Patching Cracks

When I was in college, I had a comic strip hanging up in my dorm room. The single panel was from the nationally syndicated “Pluggers” comic. The text of the comic was simple: “An ounce of work is worth a pound of meetings.” I have long held...

 

Carrol Henry (Bumps) Genereux

Carrol Henry (Bumps) Genereux 81, passed away peacefully December 6, 2020 at t eh Chino Valley Care Center in Pomona. California. Cremation has taken place. Carrol is survived by his wife, Margaret, their children, Kevin, Kimberly and Michele. Three... Full story

 

Senior Center News

Menu Thursday December 17- Crab salad sandwiches, Pickeled beets, and chips. Friday December 18- CHRISTMAS DINNER $10- Black forest ham, hashbrown bake, green bean casserole, pie, and rolls. Monday, December 21- Turkey pot pie and Peach Cobbler....

 

Pioneer Jr. High boys move from mat to court

Raw talent more accustomed to rubber mats than a rubber ball refined its way to a respectable season on the hardwood in junior high boys’ basketball at Big Sandy. First-year coach Katie Nicholson led a team loaded with athleticism that finished...

 

JH Pioneer girls flex on court

It took a fair amount of scheduling gymnastics to permit Big Sandy to complete a full junior high girls basketball season in 2020. The Pioneers proved able to defeat nearly every opponent they faced, COVID-19 included. The pandemic forced last-minute...

 

Medical Foundation Letter

Holiday greetings from the Big Sandy Medical Services Foundation. You may have noticed we have not sent our annual fall fund raising letter. Due to the craziness of 2020 – especially the tragedy of Covid-19 – we have chosen this means of...

 

Reminiscent of Christmas past

When I think about Christmases I have had previously throughout my lifetime, I think about many different things. I think about where they were held, who was all there and of course what I got for...

 

Ice recreation season is beginning, anglers and others encouraged to practice safety

GLASGOW- It's that time of year when ice anglers and other recreationists will be heading out to Montana's "hard" waters for the winter season. Everyone needs to be safe around ice, whether ice...

 
 By Ken Paulson    News    December 16, 2020

229 years ago, America became . . . America

Today marks a hidden holiday, as uncelebrated as it is unappreciated. It was 229 years ago today that the United States ratified the Bill of Rights, ensuring unprecedented freedom for the people of an emerging nation. Bill of Rights Day has actually...

 

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