Winners of the $250 Shopping Spree sponsored by the Wall Badlands Area Chamber of Commerceshopped on Monday, December 19. Shopping carts were flying down aisles and food items werefilling the carts as 60 seconds ticked down on the clock. Marsa Walker was the first to fill her cartwith $211.03 of groceries while Stacy Schulz threw $217.42 in to her cart. Judy Papousek andLarry Eisenbraun donated their shopping spree to the County Cupboard Food Pantry. Picturedfrom left to right ... Judy Papousek, Marsa Walker, Stacy Schulz and Larry Eisenbraun.
~Photo Laurie Hindman
Wall Badlands Area Chamber of CommerceRetail Committee shopping spree winners
Celebration Committee hosts Christmas party
Wall High School choir performed at the Wall School on Monday, December 19, for their Christmasconcert. Wall School music Director Andrea Christiansen directed the group while Jeannie Sykoraaccompanied them on the piano.
~Photo Laurie Hindman
Wall Middle and High Schoolheld their annual Christmas con-cert on Monday, December 19 atthe Wall School gym.The sixth-seventh grade bandperformed first for the evening. Theband played an “African Noel” songthen a tune named “Bobsled Run”and for their final performancethey ended with “A Carol Count-down.” Band members are:
– Christine Womack,
– Sa-vanna Deutscher, Elyssa Westbyand Sierra Wilson,
Alto Saxo- phone
– Paisley Godfrey,
– Katy Bielmaier, AustinCrawford, Heather Dauksavage,Sidney Dunker, Elle Moon and Bri-anna Schreiber,
– Aaron Moschell,
– TreyElshere and Branden Hamann,
– Emily Ferris,Madisen Grenstiner, Lady HawkRooks, Mason Sandal and KylaSawvell.Eighth – twelfth grade band en-tertained a full house with four se-lections which were: ChristmasRock, A Stowaway on Santa’sSleigh, Baby, it’s Cold Outside with Analise Garland and AlexisBillings performing solos and (I’veGot The) Recession DepressionHoliday Blues with the quartet of Emily Ferris, Katy Bielmaier,Heather Dauksavage and ElleMoon performing. Band membersare:
– Ashley Dauksavage, Alyssa Ermish and MichaelaSchaefer,
– AlexisBillings, Autumn Deering and Jen-nifer Emery,
– AnaliseGarland and David Sykora,
– Caitlin Ausmann,
– July Kammerer and ClancyLytle,
– Larae El-wood, Elizabeth Sykora, MariaTrask and Ryder Wilson.The seventh – eighth grade cho-rus sang Snow, Snow, BeautifulSnow, A Holly Jolly Christmas andHot Chocolate. Members are:
– Caitlin Ausmann, MonicaBielmaier, Josie Blasius, CatrionaBrunnemann, Autumn Deering,Savanna Deutscher, SidneyDunker, Anika Eisenbraun, LaraeElwood, Emily Ferris, TaylorRichter, Elyssa Westby and Chris-tine Womack.
- Katy Biel-maier, Jessica Casjens, HeatherDauksavage, Winter Godfrey,Branden Hamann, Allan McDon-nell, Elle Moon, Cameron Richter,Lady Hawk Rooks, Riley Ruland,Jesse Sawvell and ChristopherSchulz.
- Raedon Ander-son, Riley Fortune, Jade Hertel,Reed Hertel, July Kammerer, CassLytle, Gabel Sandal, CamdenSawvell, Rylee Schreiber, DavidSykora, Alex Tysdal and TimothyWomack.The ninth – twelfth grade chorusfinished the evening with SilentNight/Peace, Let it Snow! Let itSnow! Let it Snow!, NutcrackerJingles and You’re a Mean One,Mr. Grinch. Choir members are:
– Logan Bowers, SadyeCustis, Analise Garland, Anna Kit-terman and Elizabeth Sykora.
– Alexis Billings, NicoleEisenbraun, Shanda-Rae En-riquez, Aleshia Feldman, HeidiHuether, Tayah Huether, CarleeJohnston, Emily Linn, SadieO’Rourke, Michaela Schaefer,Kaitlin Schreiber, Autumn Schulz,Jessica Schulz, Celine Trask andEvonne Womack.
– GuiBauer, Lane Blasius, Tyrel Clark,Jonathan Corrales, Taran Eisen-braun, Brett Gartner, Cody Har-ris, William Houseman, AustinHuether, Carson Johnston, DustyLeach, William Leonardo, Ben- jamin Linn, Laketon McLaughlin,Daniel Muzik, Tucker O’Rourke,Tyler Peterson, Ridge Sandal,Tyler Trask, Jess Williams, JesseWillis and Ryder Wilson.
Wall Middle School joins highschool in Christmas concert
Wall Celebration Committee hosted a chili feed, bingo, decoration contests and a hayride Christ-mas party. The best decorated ornament was won by the Friday Wall After School Program. Pic-tured in the far left picture back row - from left to right: Kaylen Spotted Bear, Cooper McConaghy,Aa Dinger, Nora Dinger. Front row - from left to right: Jada Kusser, Kadence Kusser. EmmaMichaels takes a turn at doing the limbo on roller skates in the middle picture. Those attending theChristmas party were also treated to a hayride around town and Christmas caroling which was fol-lowed by a chili feed. Winners of the “Best Decorated House” were Gale and Tammie Crown. “BestDecorated Tree” went to Wayne and Gwen Dais. West Rier Electric won the “Best DecoratedBusiness” and Donna Fauske was the lucky black-out bingo winner.
The venture continues for Ravel-lette Publication, Inc., in creatingelectronic editions of its sevennewspapers, as a complement to itsnewsprint editions.Until recently, the readershipcould access a teaser version of thePioneer Review on the newspaper’swebsite. The website – accessiblefrom any of three addresses of pio-neer-review.com, ravellettepublica-tions.com or philipsd.com – is nowundergoing a major update fromthe limited inclusion of some of themain stories. It will now be a com-plete page-by-page edition of even-tually each issue of each newspa-per.The e-Editions of the Pioneer Re-view and the Pennington CountyCourant are available now, withthe other newspapers to come on-line before the end of this summer.For a limited time, the e-Editionsof the Review and the Courant arefree. They are already available intheir entirety in the e-Edition ver-sion.“The newspapers will eventuallygo behind a ‘paywall’ once we getall of the kinks worked out,” saidKelly Penticoff, general managerof operations at Ravellette Publi-cations. “Right now the public isinvited to navigate the site and getused to the features. They canplace classifieds, wedding and en-gagement announcements rightnow.”The site offers several ways of viewing the electronic newspaper.It can be seen be scrolled, slidingor booking. For easier reading,each section can be zoomed-in. A certain number of back issues maybe re-visited at the subscriber’sdiscretion. When possible, some of the photos for the main stories willbe in color. It is hoped that thepublic will find the navigation tobe easy, once a little time is usedexploring the different facets of thee-edition of the hometown newspa-pers before the free time is over.“The public will be notified aweek or so before this happens sothey can subscribe. Once it does gobehind the ‘paywall,’ then a sub-scriber will pay online for a yearlysubscription and will create a username and password,” said Penti-coff.Some of the stories popping intothe new system are from older is-sues of the newspapers. As timegoes on and experience increases,all the stories and photos will becurrent per issue. The e-editionswill be available on the same datesthat the print editions come out.Each subscription, user nameand password will be for each indi-vidual newspaper. Subscriptionsfor the newsprint version and forthe e-edition version will be sepa-rate.
Electronic editions ... Entire issues of seen weekly newspapers owned by Raellette Publica-tions, Inc., will be accessible from any of three addresses of pioneer-reiew.com, raellettepubli-cations.com or philipsd.com. The e-Editions of the Pioneer Reiew and the Pennington CountyCourant are currently iewable for free so the readership may learn to naigate the site. Eentu-ally subscriptions will be required, which will include user names and passwords.
Ravellette Publications launches e-Editionsof two of its seven newspapers