THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE MADISON VALLEY, RUBY VALLEY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

Community

CTC’s website states that youth in CTC communities were 25%-33% less likely to have health and behavior problems than youth from control communities. PHOTO COURTESY OF CTC

Communities That Care

In partnership with Southwest Montana Prevention, community members are working on implementing Communities That Care (CTC) in Madison County. The process began a year ago but was set back due to the pandemic.

Jade Fuqua and Janet Marsh preparing meals at the Shovel and Spoon for the Sheridan Senior Center. PHOTO COURTESY OF JANET MARSH

Coming together

Sometimes people just need to know that someone cares and is thinking about them, Dr. Roman Hendrickson at the Ruby Valley Medical Center (RVMC) said. Additionally, sometimes people need to be given a vessel for caring for others as they are able.

Virginia City community members work hard to decorate the town for the holiday season. PHOTO COURTESY OF KIM JORCZYK

Heartbeat and backbone

Local shops, stores and restaurants are what make small towns and communities special. The call to shop local is not just a fun marketing campaign, but it asks consumers to look beyond the act of shopping and on towards the people and communities behind the stores.

A cultural history of pie

If you strip pie down to its bare basics — the Platonic Pie, if you will — the concept is extraordinarily simple. It’s a crust of some sort filled with literally whatever you want. It should come as no surprise, then, that the history of pie stretches back thousands of years.

Bill Tate uses his metal detector to find the metal stakes inside the fenced-in area where it is possible that Virginia City volunteers are buried. PHOTO BY KEELY LARSON

Volunteers

Forty miles from Alder, past Upper Canyon Outfitters on the right side of the road near Poison Creek, sits a fenced in portion of grass.

Vurnie Barnett receives an Honorary “E” from the Ennis Lady Mustang Volleyball team. PHOTO COURTESY KELLEY KNACK

Honorary “E” Fall 2020

A year ago, Ennis Booster Club reinstalled the tradition of giving out an Honorary “E” to a community member who we feel has been an exceptional supporter of our youth athletes. This fall, our Honorary “E” recipient is Vurnie Kay Barnett.

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