What started with a good idea and a handshake, has become as familiar on Montana roads as the cars themselves. The blank white road markers shaped like a cross have no words, pictures or arrows, but everyone knows its meaning; someone has parished on that section of road.
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.
On 15 December 2021 the Sheridan Elementary School conducted its Pre-K to 3rd Grade Christmas Concert featuring individual class musical programs for family and friends.
On a bright, cold day on Norris Hill near Ennis, Mont., with an unusually calm breeze on the day before Thanksgiving, a young driver was remembered by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office with Deputy Doug Young offering somber and haunting words to the effect: “…A young lady unknown to us, was taken from this world way too soon… July 27, 2018…”
On March 6, 2021, the Montana Department of the American Legion hosted the “State” level High School Constitutional Oratory contest. For the first time in the Montana Department’s history, all the competitors were female.
Above: Left to right are Lee Sargent and O.J. Palmer, Commanders of American Legion Post 65 and VFW Post 1723, of Ennis. These organizations placed American Flags on the graves of American Veterans buried in the Ennis Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day ceremonies.