Many studies agree that social interaction is important for maintaining quality of life for seniors, some noting it can prevent illness by boosting the immune system. It is almost common knowledge, as is the idea that art can be used to bring people together and has since we learned how to share crayons in kindergarten.
Twin Bridges girls’ basketball team had the lead all along on Harrison. The rescheduled game on Feb. 4 in Harrison highlighted two players on the court, Twin Bridges’ senior Ashleigh Guinnane and Harrison freshman Dana Lerum. Each led their teams in just about every way. The Falcons steadily gained on the Wildcats from the start.
Two military helicopters landed in a Sheridan field Feb. 9. The Montana Army National Guard flew into the Ruby Valley from Helena to speak with Search and Rescue teams in the area.
Steve and Elaine Hundley spent their first holiday season apart last year since they married in 1978.
Madison County schools discussed shared issues during the annual countywide school board meeting in Harrison Jan. 29. The meeting led to discussions on solving some of Madison County’s struggles in its school districts.
The Madison County Planning Board met on Monday, Jan. 27 to discuss a postponed public hearing, a new addressing system, variances and meeting format. The next meeting will be held Monday, Feb. 24.
Seven trend areas were surveyed post-hunting season by wildlife biologists with Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks (FWP). Information from these surveys was used to produce doe to buck ratios and additionally informs regulations and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) management.
Ennis graduate, Will Gilmore made the West Point Dean’s List fall semester 2019. He also received the Superintendent’s Award. This award for achievement is awarded to the top 15% of each class and each awardee received a gold wreath to wear on their uniform. He also received the Recondo badge which is the physical award.
The boys of the Ruby Valley Boys knew each other while going to college at Montana State University (MSU). They played at the Eagles in Bozeman together, appreciating that venue for its sizable dance floor. “It’s a whole lot easier playing when people are dancing,” Jim Anderson said.
Montanans will have a large ballot to vote on in the 2020 elections. Montana’s federal, state and regional elections, along with the presidential election, will be voted on. Montanans will be voting on more than who will control the White House. People have until March 9, 2020 to file for candidacy with the Office of the Secretary of State.