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For the love of the sport

Over memorial Day weekend a group of five ennis volunteers helped to run the montana state track and field finals for Class AA and Class A. Although this group varies in age and background they share one thing in common, a love for track and field.

PHOTO BY JESSICCA ALLEN

Why donate blood?

On May 24, 59 people came to Bethel United Methodist church in sheridan to donate blood. each person came for their own reason. some came to help save a life, others came to help fill their need to volunteer.

PHOTOS COURTESY TESSY LOU WILLIAMS

Tessy Lou Williams

Tessy Lou Williams first performed at the Pony Bar at age 19 and then she moved to Austin to chase a career in music. Three records and a wealth of touring experience later, she returned to Pony, Montana, and now she even calls the once booming gold-mining destination home.

A League to Call their own

Women’s softball has been around since 1888. it became a game of fast pitch at the end of the Great Depression. Then professional leagues were created. Women’s softball wasn’t well accepted in the beginning as men were concerned that women’s bodies couldn’t handle the stress of the game. Boy were they wrong.

PHOTO BY JESSICCA ALLEN

Vern 101

Meeting with Vern Olson you become acutely aware of the life experience that is sitting before you. At 101 years old the insight and understanding he has to offer is likely limitless. With just an hour to visit, however, you can only skim the surface. What a delightful conversation it was though.

PHOTO COURTESY APRIL WUELFING

American Legion Post 89

In April, Sheridan’s American Legion Post 89 completed The American Legion Americanism and Government Survey Program at Sheridan’s Middle/High School. After all the surveys were scored, the Post selected the winners in the 8th Grade and High School Seniors categories.

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