Scholarships awarded at stock growers meeting

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Pete McGarry, right, awarded scholarships at a Clark County Stockgrowers meeting to Payton and Paige Shenton, left to right. Also earning a scholarship was Jacob Taylor. BONNIE STODDARD/Special to The Jefferson Star

DUBOIS—Clark County Stock growers Association, Inc. meeting was Feb. 20 at the Clark County Community Building with President Pete McGarry as MC. A large crowd was in attendance to the annual meeting as arranged by Lauri Small of the Clark County Extension Service.

Three scholarships, of $250 each, were presented to Payton and Paige Shenton and Jacob Taylor graduates of Clark County High School by President McGarry. Taylor was not present due to weather conditions.

Re-elected to serve two more years as Board of Directors were Jim Hagenbarth and Shane Mickelsen. Other Board members include: Pres. Pete McGarry, George Thomas, Randy Dixon and Keith Bramwell.

Evening speakers included: Phil Simpson presenting the Camas Creek Rangeland Fire Protection Association Update, Andy Wagoner giving an update on Range Mentoring of the Soil Conservation and Dr. Kent Warner speaking on Medicated feed.

Roads were closed at Dubois for the second time this past week Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. by the State Highway Department from Dubois to the Montana State Line due to slide offs, and visibility due to blowing and drifting snow. They were opened at 1:30 a.m. but advised not to travel due to weather conditions.

The Dubois Lions opened the Clark County Community Center for the evenings with people staying there for the evening following the Stock grower’s annual meeting. Lion’s members staying at the center were Kerri Ellis and Bonnie Stoddard. All overnighters stayed to enjoyed breakfast the following morning and to help gather up the cots furnished for the night before heading north.

The Dubois Lions Club will be meeting the evening of March 2 at the Dubois Lions Hall as headed by President from local elementary grades 2-6. Top winners will later become eligible for the Multiple District contest to appear at the Sun Valley meeting in May. Club members will also be finalizing plans for their Helping Hands dinner and auction planned for April 8.

Clark County High School Track Team members began spring practice at school this past week.

Solace Hospice Care meeting was held in Dubois this past week to make area aware of care available.

Sunday Sacraments speakers at the Beaver Creek LDS Church included: Youth speaker Chayce Bramwell, and adult speakers: Connie Barg and Bishop and Holly Anders.

Snowmobilers headed this past weekend to the Kilgore and Spencer areas to enjoy snowmobiling where the snow conditions are being enjoyed for their winter sport.

The beautiful log home Dave Furness of Spencer is reported to have suffered extensive damage due to winter freeze-up problems this past week. They were not home at the time.

Allyn and Jan May, of Dubois, celebrated a family birthday party in their honor Saturday evening at the home of their daughter and husband, Kyle and Bryn Thompson and family in Shelley.

Happy Birthday greetings March 1 – MaCall Williams, Javier Figueroa, Camila Antonio, Sara Peterson; March 2 – Oaklynn King, Jackie Carlson; March 3 – Roy Garza, Jr., Cayleen Jane Foster, Sierra Eddins, Cannon Jack Wilson, Payton Ramos; March 4 – Sharon Caldwell, Aaron Perez, Maria Islas, Wyatt Kinghorn, Daisyzel Figeroa, Emiegh Betties, Kimbal Ashcraft, Nathan Tomlinson; March 5 – Ava Brow, Riley Mooseman, Skylee Vadnais, Clara Perez; March 6 – Derik Bell, Aubree Thomas; March 7 – Kyle Tarpley Green, Ava Billman, Curt Mortensen, Londyn Wood, Rylee Panqueme, Joan Goodenough.

Happy Anniversary wishes March 5 – Morti and Celeste Billman, R.J. and Amber Sperl.

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