Jones County News
Murdo Coyote • December 13, 2012 •
East Side News
by Janet Louder •
Bill and Ellen Valburg attendedmemorial services for Curt FaberFriday afternoon. They enjoyedthe fellowship supper at Dean andDeb Fabers’afterward. Saturdayevening they drove to Vivian forthe businessmen’s appreciationsupper. After all our nice weather,Mother Nature whipped up a bliz-zard that hit in the night on Sat-urday. Churches were canceled.By late afternoon, the sun cameout but stayed very cold.The UMC PHLChristmasparty that was to be held Sundayafternoon had to be postponed. Wewill try again on Saturday,December 15 at 2:00 p.m. at thehall annex. In lieu of gifts, bringnon-perishable items for theJones County food bank. All arewelcome to attend.Ellouise Ellwanger is great(!),great-grandma that is, again.Granddaughter Bridgett andMatt Roeckes became the proudparents of a five pound, 18 and ahalf inches long baby girl, ShayleeMae, December 5 in Wakonia,Minn. Proud grandma is Twila(Ellwanger) Remund of Minneso-ta. Congratulations to all.Lila Mae Christian, Shirley Vik, Helen Louder and Lill Sea-mans listened to the first and sec-ond graders read to them lastThursday. From there the groupwent to a cafe for refreshments.Nelva and Janet Louder spentThursday in Pierre and called on Alex and Jean Freier. Thatevening they attended a Christ-mas party at the Investment Cen-ter of America. They report lots of very good food, and they madenew friends.Casey and Gavin Miller visitedgrandparents Nelva and JanetLouder Monday afternoon.The community extends theirsympathy to the family of HarleyHenderson. Services were heldSaturday at the Lutheran churchin Murdo.The Murdo UMW held theirChristmas party in the fellowshiphall last Wednesday evening.Draper gals attending were: Ardith Miller, Marcie Schmidt,Rosa Lee Styles, Velma Scott andJanet Louder. The entertainmentwas good and the table full of goodies was wonderful. There aresome creative good cooks overthere. I, for one, was led to believeall calories had been removed!Hmm, maybe not?David and Lill Seamansattended the memorial serviceheld for Curtis Faber at theLutheran church in Murdo lastFriday.Rosa Lee Styles and MargieBoyle attended the craft showheld at the Pierre senior center onSaturday. They took in pie day atthe capitol, listened to some of theentertainment and viewed thetrees.Nelva and Janet Louder alsospent Saturday in Pierre and tookin the senior center craft fair andtheir soup and sandwich. After,they went to the capitol for pieday, the entertainment and lookedat the trees. There was some verybeautiful ones; some very differ-ent ideas. Many of them camefrom great distances. No, thatwasn't the end of our day. Westopped in Vivian and took in thebusiness appreciation supper heldat the fire hall – good crowd and avery good supper. Got in visitswith friends and relatives.David and Lill Seamans
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by Jody Lebeda • 669-2526• email@example.com
Only in South Dakota, we wereall enjoying our late fall temps of 50-60 degrees plus, and overnightwinter got here with blizzardconditions and very cold temps.Thanks be to God, we have nicewarm homes and winter clothingto keep us safe and warm. Maybea white Christmas is in store forus this year.Our sympathy to the HarleyHenderson family; Harley was avery special man, and he will bemissed by us in the community.Our sympathy extended also toCurt Faber’s family, Dean andDeb Faber and all his relativesand friends. Curt‘s memorial serv-ice was held on Friday at the Mes-siah Lutheran Church. Intermentwill be later in Kennebec.Mick Penticoff was visiting inMurdo and while here, he saw BobBrost, who he beat in three gamesof cribbage; not an easy thing todo.Patti Greenseth and Colleenattended the Ag appreciation ban-quet in Rapid City at the Ramko-ta. The “Ageeie” Award for Pro-moting Agriculture this year wasawarded to Bernice and GradyCrew.The 4-H fruit arrived on Tues-day and was unloaded and deliv-ered around town.LWMLmeeting is going to bemoved to Tuesday, December 18,because of the elementary Christ-mas program on Monday, Decem-ber 17.Julia Broecher says that shegot ‘snowed-in” and Ronnie Lebe-da had to shovel her out beforeshe could get to the town house forthe Lebeda Christmas party,where she celebrated Christmaswith brother Tom Lebeda, sistersLeone Kreager of Valley, Nebras-ka, and Betty Beck of Pierre andseveral other family membersthat were able to make the snowytrip. They finished up the daywith cards and desserts and a lotof visiting.Many of the old gang fromschool was here to attend thememorial service for Curt Faber,who later in the day enjoyedshooting some pool in Faber’sbasement, where many storieswere shared.They then went tothe first basketball game of theCoyotes and got in much more vis-iting.Rusty and Barb Rust traveledto Berthold, North Dakota, lastweek for several days to celebratean early Christmas with daughterand son-in-law Nichole and RandyKunz andfamily. They alsoenjoyed watching14 year-oldLanie play in a basketball game.Their other three children, 16year-old Taylor, nine year-oldJackson, and seven year-old Con-nor were busy with school andfriends.Jackie Fosheim hosted theBook and Thimble club Christmasparty on Monday evening Decem-ber 10. The supper was superb,the food and entertainment com-mittee did a wonderful job, thegames much fun and the companyof nearly all the members wasvery uplifting.attended the Vivian appreciationsupper Saturday evening.Ray and Janice Pike spent acouple of days in the hills. LastWednesday evening they attendedthe Midwest Outdoor ResortsChristmas party held in Key-stone; was a good time. As the sun came out later Sun-day, Nelva and Janet Louder trav-eled out to Eldon and Esther Mag-nuson's for supper and an eveningof visiting.Nelva and Janet Louder visitedEllouise Ellwanger over coffeeTuesday morning.The Jones County junior highgirls basketball game with WhiteRiver drew a good crowd Mondayevening in Draper. The DraperUMC ran the concession stand.They came with good appetites,which was good. It takes lots of popcorn, pizza and rice krispybars; then, of course, you need popor water. The girls came awaywith a one-point win over WhiteRiver. Good job, girls!Things seemed to have calmeddown since Thanksgiving, asthere isn't much news this week. Imissed some of you today – willtry next week.
Jones CountySheriff’s Report
The Sheriff’s report is printedas received by Jones County Sher-iff’s Office. It may or may not con-tain every call received by thedepartment.Sheriff and Deputy calls:
Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,westbound, mm191, to the
reportof debris on the roadway
. Itwas found to be a horse drawnplow and was removed by theDOT.Deputy Sylva to a
report of agas drive off
eastbound on I-90from Murdo. Unable to locate.
Deputy Sylva responded to a
report of a dead deer in theroadway
on I-90, westbound,mm181.The deer was removed.Deputy Sylva responded to a
possible gas drive off inMurdo
.The person that did notpay for the gas was known andcontacted to come back and payfor gas.Deputy Sylva received a reportofa
car vs. deer accident on I-90
, eastbound, mm191. The SDHighway Patrol was near the areaand wrote the accident.Deputy Sylva received a reportof a vehicle traveling eastboundon I-90, near mm191, that was
dragging its safety chains.
The SD Highway Patrol attempt-ed to, but did notlocate the vehi-cle.Deputy Sylva responded to I-90,westbound, mm218, to a
reportof an erratic driver
. Unable tolocate.
Sheriff Weber responded to I-90, westbound, mm189, to areport of
several square balesof hay blocking both lanes of travel.
The hay was removedfrom the roadway and attemptedto locate vehicle that had lost thebales.Unable to locate vehicle.Sheriff Weber
responded to avehicle that a pheasant hadsmashed its windshield
on I-90,westbound, mm175.Sheriff Weber responded to I-90, westbound, mm204, to a
report of a pickup and trailerswerving all over the road
. Itwas found to have been due tohigh winds.
Sheriff Weber responded to I-90, westbound, mm197 to the
report of debris in the passinglane.
Alarge piece of metal wasremoved.
Holley Kristen Boyles and Cole Weston Stoner would like to announcetheir engagement and upcoming wedding.They will exchange vows at a small family wedding set for December22, 2012 in Murdo. Areception will be held at a later date.Holley is the daughter of Cathy Masilko of Norfolk, Neb. and Cole isthe son of Kenny and Robin Stoner of Murdo.
Another S.D. saddle bronc rider making name for himself atWrangler National Finals Rodeo
South Dakota is known for hav-ing great saddle bronc riders and ayoung one is making a name forhimself in the rodeo arena.Cole Elshere from Faith, S.D.,won the fifth round of the Wran-gler National Finals Rodeo in theThomas and Mack Arena on Mon-day night with an 83-point effortaboard the Burch Rodeo horsenamed Lunatic Fringe. Out of the15-horse field, that was the one hewanted and coincidentally, the onethat was randomly drawn for himto ride.“I wanted that horse because Iknew I could ride him and he fitmy style,” Elshere said. “My planthe whole time was to just keepspurring him and seeing whathappened in the end.”What happened earned the 24-year-old $18,257bringing hisearnings here so far to $28,848.The former Gillette College rodeostandout used his National Inter-collegiate Rodeo Association expe-rience to prepare him for the nextlevel of competition.“I learned a lot through collegerodeo,” he said. “I competedagainst some great guys on goodhorses and it definitely helped meget to this level.”
Recipe for Christmas All Year Long
Take a heap of child like wonder that opens up our eyesTo the unexpected gifts in life–each day a sweet surprise. Mix in fond appreciation for the people whom we know; Like festive Christmas candles; each one has a special glow. Add some giggles and some laughter, a dash of Christmas food,(Amazing how a piece of pie improves our attitude!)Stir it all with human kindness; wrap it up in love and peace,Decorate with optimism, and our joy will never cease. If we use this healthy recipe, we know we will rememberTo be in the Christmas spirit, even when it’s not December.
~by Joanna Fuchs~
Pre-registration is open for the 2013Black Hills Stock Show youth day
The Black Hills Stock Show willkick-off South Dakota youth inaction events in 2013 at theirannual Youth Day on January 26.This free event is coordinatedby SDSU Extension and the BlackHills Stock Show. It is open to allyouth ages 8 to 18 (as of January1, 2013) and offers a wide range of activities for youth to participatein and learn from.Contests will be hosted at theCentral States Fairgrounds and 4-H/Extension Building in RapidCity. The free Beef Bust lunch issponsored by area businesses andis available to all youth partici-pants and their families.New this year, every youth whopre-registers by December 31 for Youth Day activities will receive afree T-shirt donated by FarmCredit Service. Registrations aredue by January 10. Youth may participate in twoevents. The events they can choosefrom include: Beef Cook-Off, HorseBowl, Hippology, Livestockology,Livestock Judging, and the DogShow. Atraining will be availablefor youth who need to become Youth Pork Quality AssurancePlus certified.Scholarship applications aredue December 31.Six scholarships will be award-ed during youth day for 2012 and2013 graduating seniors. Theyinclude four $1,000 scholarshipsfor formal instruction in any SouthDakota accredited post-secondarylearning institution preparingyoung people for careers in agri-culture and natural resourcesrelated fields; and two $500 schol-arships for Western Dakota Tech-nical Institute. All scholarshipapplications are due by December31.To learn more about theseevents and for rules and registra-tion forms contact the PenningtonCounty 4-H Extension Office at605-394-2188 or go online athttp://www.sdstate.edu/updates/loader.cfm?csModule=security/get-file&pageid=1450467. For ques-tions, contact Megan Nielson,SDSU Extension Youth LivestockField Specialist at 605.995.7378 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mobile dental program providesdental care to its 20,000th patient
Delta Dental of South Dakota’smobile dental program, DakotaSmiles, will reach a milestone thisweek by providing care to its20,000th patient.Since 2004, theprogram has provided nearly $9million in dental care to under-served children in 73 differentSouth Dakota communities.Dakota Smiles is a statewideprogram providing preventive andrestorative dental care and oralhealth education to children whodo not otherwise have access tocare. The program serves childrenages 0-21 who do not have a localdentist, have not seen a dentist intwo years, or who travel over 85miles to see a dentist.Dental problems and disease, if left untreated, can have profoundeffects on children and their abili-ty to learn and lead healthy lives.“Dental disease is painful, affectsa child’s overall health and oftenleads to poor school performance,”said Carrie Mikkonen, DakotaSmiles program manager. “In fact,dental decay is the single mostcommon chronic disease of earlychildhood.”The program began with onetruck, the Ronald McDonald CareMobile, in 2004.Asecond truck,the Delta Dental Smile Mobile,was added in 2008 to meet thedemand for services. Groups likeservice clubs, local churches,schools, Head Start agencies andsocial service agencies act as localsite partners who help identifychildren in need of care and coordi-nate the program’s visit to theircommunity.“While Delta Dental managesthe Dakota Smiles program andprovides most of the financial sup-port, we have many valuable part-ners,” said Scott Jones, presidentand CEO of Delta Dental.In addi-tion to our local community part-ners, we are pleased to share anongoing partnership with RonaldMcDonald House Charities of South Dakota and the SouthDakota McDonald’s restaurantowners.Many other organizationslike the SD Department of Healthand more than 275 volunteer den-tal professionals have also con-tributed to the program’s success.”
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