THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES

COMING EVENTS
PARKSTON
Weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon will meet Friday at 8 p.m. at the Avera St. Benedict Health Center Meeting Room. For more information, call 928-3182.

Tuesday, September 26
The Parkston School Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the Vocal Music Room.

TRIPP

AREA
Weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Ethan Methodist Church basement. For more information, contact Jean at 928-7266 or Joe at 227-4303.

Parkston School Board to hold special meeting
The Parkston School Board will hold a special meeting, Tuesday, September 26, at 7 p.m. in the Vocal Music Room (look for signs).
Agenda items include:
Call to order; establish a quorum; Pledge of Allegiance; approve agenda; conflict of interest; review of proposed capital projects plan; public discussion and questions and answers; other business; and adjournment.

Crisis drill to be held
On Wednesday, September 27, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Parkston School will be conducting an “Intruder In The Building” drill.
In order to conduct a realistic scenario for the drill, the school has partnered with the Parkston Police Department, Parkston Fire and Rescue, Parkston EMS and Avera St. Benedict Hospital.
First responders will report to the school in a “real-time” scripted event. This event will include the evacuation of the students to a designated safe location.
Please plan for some streets in the location of the school to be closed during this event.
If you have any questions about the drill, please contact the school office at 928-3368.


School seeks input on possible football stadium, track upgrades

Before any remodeling is done to the football stadium, track and locker rooms. the Parkston School Board wants to hear from you.


Parkston Fireman of the Year

Earlier this spring, the Parkston Volunteer Fire Department recognized its members for their service to the department and community. Firefighter Brandon Weber was recognized as the Volunteer Fireman of the year for 2016.


Plants with a purpose

When Linda Black Elk’s family members felt sick, her grandma would go outdoors and collect plants to make medicine.

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley
Dueling publishers
Cooper and Long wage a war of words

A week had passed since Bascomb Finch made his ill-fated appearance on Raymond Cooper’s radio show, but the story of his “drunken display” was still the talk of the town, thanks to Raymond Cooper and Iris Long.

Gukeisen family reunion held August 27
The annual Gukeisen Reunion was held August 27, in Parkston at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church parish hall.

LWML to hold annual fall rally
The annual fall Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Fall Rally will be held Sunday, October 1, at Zion Lutheran Church, Delmont


Homecoming
Parkston High School 2017 Royalty: (Left to right) Homecoming Court-Jenna Bialas, Paige Semm-ler, Jayden Bormann, Brady Albrecht, Brayden Leischner and Brady Schoenfelder; (center) Homecoming Queen Samantha Kinneberg and Homecoming King Dawson Semmler.


Parkston goes 4-2, Murtha reaches 1,000 assists

The Parkston Trojans had a busy week with two games and the Cavalier Clash and saw one player reach a milestone.

Voices
Reaping our harvest

For centuries, the arrival of autumn has been celebrated at the end of the growing season, commemorating all the hard work. It is an opportunity to look back and see what has been accomplished and what lies ahead for us.

Addressing addiction
According to the FBI, the rate of violent crime in South Dakota nearly doubled between 2005 and 2015.

Tripp Star-Ledger

Class of 1967 meets for 50th class reunion

Members of the Tripp High School Class of 1967 met for their 50th class reunion, September 9, at the Dugout in Tripp.


Nighthawks thunder into a new season

This year, the Nighthawk football program has added Andes Central-Dakota Christian to the roster. AC-DC brought nine players to play with the 16 TDA players.


TDA volleyball gets the ball rolling

It’s the first month of this school year and for many girls within the Tripp-Delmont school, it is an exciting time--volleyball season. The volleyball team started practice August 10 and are pumped to get going with more games.

State fair tax collections increase in 2017
Tax collections at the 2017 South Dakota State Fair exceeded $191,000 according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Revenue.


























 
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