The Parkston Advance, Inc.
P.O. Box J
205 West Main Street
Parkston, SD 57366
Food Bank Distribution: First and third Tuesday of every month, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; NEW LOCATION: 106 East Main Street, back room of Meraki Boutique. Use the entrance in the alley. This is to ensure privacy for our families.
Feeding South Dakota: Third Friday of every month, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Salem Lutheran Church parking lot.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Ethan Methodist Church basement. For more information, call 605-770-5410.
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Please use the north entrance. For more information, call 605-505-0310.
Tuesday, February 27
The Hutchinson County Commissioners will meet in the Courthouse in Olivet at 9 a.m.
Men's Chorus Festival to be held in Tripp February 25
The 35th annual Men's Chorus Festival Concert will be presented this year, Sunday, February 25, at 7 p.m. at the Tripp-Delmont Gymnasium in Tripp.
Singers from the Verdigre, Nebraska, Delmont and Tripp areas, along with the Dakota Jubilee Chorus from the Platte-New Holland-Corsica area will join to form a chorus of approximately 60 male singers.
The guest conductor for the combined chorus will be Kaye Waltner, a retired music educator from the Freeman Community. She has directed singers in schools at Freeman and Sioux Falls. Accompanist for the combined chorus will be Shelly Finck of Tripp who currently teaches in Parkston.
After each of the participating groups sing a couple of selections, the combined men's chorus will sing a variety of music, including classic sacred music, gospel style, spirituals and patriotic.
The public is invited to attend. No admission will be charged, but a free will offering will be accepted.
ON TO STATE
Six Parkston Trojans are headed to the State B Tournament this weekend.
School voucher program backed by many voters in South Dakota poll
A few years ago, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Heather Hunsaker of Hot Springs, sought a new educational path for her daughter after learning that the five-year-old would be required to wear a mask all day at a public school.
Parkston Trojan sophomore Lexi Schoenfelder fights for the ball against Estelline/Hendricks Redhawk senior Kenzy Baere during the 64-30 win over the visitors.
Results from the Parkston Blood Drive
Most blood recipients will wake up the morning of their transfusion not knowing or realizing that a volunteer blood donor will be the reason that their life is saved, the reason that they can enjoy one more bike ride, have one more holiday meal shared with loved ones, enjoy one more game of catch.
Named Good Samaritan of the Year by Ethan Legion
Betsy Raymond was selected as the Ethan American Legion Post 261 as Good Samaritan of the Year.
KNOW YOUR LIMITATIONS
Our bodies have physical limitations that we can't afford to overlook
Humans have cognitive and physical capacities and limitations.
Apply now for the SDSU Extension Master Gardener and Home Horticulture course
Applications are now being accepted for the South Dakota State University Extension Master Gardener and Home Horticulture training course.
SDSU Extension, DOE program to host regional buyer-grower farm-to-school summits
South Dakota State University Extension and the South Dakota Department of Education-Child and Adult Nutrition Services are hosting regional farm-to-school gatherings for buyers and growers in 2024.
Fast facts for February about your heart health
During February, which is American Heart Month, join us as we review some heart health facts.
Eighth graders attend Career Fair
Tripp-Delmont eighth graders and K-12 Student Advocate Kendal Lau attended the career fair in Wagner.
South Dakota students learn teaching as a profession
Education is not immune to South Dakota's ongoing workforce challenges.
2023 tourism industry sets two historic records
Visitor spending and total visitation each set all-time records in South Dakota in 2023.
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