The Harrison Wildcats got their first taste of victory on Oct. 14 when they defeated the Sheridan Panthers in five sets, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 18-25, 15-11.
Following the Wildcat volleyball game against Granite on Oct. 9, the Harrison School Board met to appoint new board member Timbre Murphy.
The Madison County Commissioners hosted their quarterly interagency meeting on Oct. 5 at the fire hall and community center in Alder. Representatives from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Madison County Emergency Management and the commissioners’ office were all present.
Students experience an outdoor classroom during annual Kids’ River Resource Day
It was purple versus purple, cat versus cat in the Sheridan gymnasium on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Lady Panthers hosted the Lady Wildcats for mid-season league action and were able to walk away victorious. The “W” put the Panthers in fifth place in league standings, as of Sept. 27.
The Madison County Fair Board, in conjunction with the community, has a few big decisions to make in the next month, which they discussed at their Sept. 21 meeting in Twin Bridges. The county is working with Great West Engineering to develop a master plan for the fairgrounds, and the board’s input will guide that document.
The Madison-Jefferson County Fair market sale grossed $381,459.75, down $450,000 from last year’s market.
“Even though we were down from last year, we still had a phenomenal sale,” said Leif Funston, president of the volunteer livestock sales committee.
Since the last weekend in May, Madison County storage units, vehicles, garages and more have been the targets of burglaries and thefts, according to Sheriff Roger Thompson.
May 26 and 27 marked the end of high school sports for the 2016-2017 season, as athletes finished with a trip to the state meet in Laurel. Competitors from all four Madison County high schools qualified for the meet, taking home personal records, near state records and various hardware, but it was the Ennis boys’ team that took the top spot.
On May 18-19, Madison County track and field athletes hit the road west for the divisional track meet in Frenchtown. Participants who placed in the top five will advance to the state meet, May 26 – 27, in Laurel.