In 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition paddled, poled, and cordelled eight dugout canoes up the Jefferson River. Today, Churchill Clark, the great-great-great-great grandson of Captain William Clark has returned to the Jefferson to carve a new dugout canoe with Tom Elpel at River Camp, near Cardwell.
Alice Gilbert is no stranger to the Ruby Valley. Born in Dillon, Gilbert’s roots dive deep into the history of the area after her great-grandmother homesteaded here long ago. Having moved around some as young girl, Gilbert always considered Sheridan home and still does.
America’s SBDC Montana will join with the other 49 states’ SBDCs across the nation to celebrate SBDC Day on Wed., March 21. Nearly 1,000 offices nationally will join in promoting the core mission and successful outcomes of America’s SBDC program.
“These folks really are the hidden gems of Sheridan,” said Mindy Diehl, Senior Companion Program coordinator.
Cory Hardy has been in the Madison Valley for 11 years after leaving the Bozeman area to come back to what he considers to be the most beautiful places on earth. “I’ve always loved the esthetics here in the valley and believe it to be one of the most gorgeous places in the world.”
Members of American Legion Post 31 in Twin Bridges presented awards to Twin Bridges Middle School students on March 20 and treated the students with an ice cream social. Earlier this winter, Post 31 organized a 7th and 8th grade government survey contest followed later by a Constitutional essay contest.
The Assessment, Feedback, Incentives and Exchange program is a childhood immunization evaluation process conducted by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. The program provides continuous quality improvement evaluations designed specifically for immunizations.
Madison County was ranked number one in Montana in an annual comparative health report, published on March 14 by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, with collaboration from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
After the Soviet Union surrendered to Germany on March 3, 1918, the German strategy was to overwhelm the Allies in the West before the U.S. could muster large amounts of materiel and men to the war zone. General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing arrived in France in May 1917 and American forces had been deploying to France since the fall of 1917.
Madison Valley Baptist Church recently welcomed Nathan Nutter and his family to the Ennis community. Nathan has answered a calling to our church as the music director and youth minister. Nathan and wife Christina come from Spring Hill, Fla.