On July 17, an Aviat-1A Husky crashed into a meadow 35 miles south of Ennis. Allen Kenitzer, with the Office of Communications at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), described this type of plane as a, “two-seat, high-wing, utility aircraft,” via email correspondence.
Madison County 911-Dispatch was approved a $270,000 grant from the State of Montana 911 Program in May, to update its equipment. Madison County’s emergency response and dispatch record keeping will be more efficient with the installation of a new computer-aided dispatch system, which could be operating as soon as next summer.
A private aircraft at the Ennis – Big Sky Airport began sinking through the pavement of the south parking apron around 3 p.m. July 15.
The County Commissioners approved $225,000 contract with Great West Engineering to design and lead the construction and grant administration for the Giem Bridge replacement project during its meeting July 16.
The Twin Bridges Public Schools Board of Trustees Meeting took place on Tuesday, July 9 and discussed topics including the pre-kindergarten program, student and staff handbooks, a job description for the transportation supervisor, coach hires and student attendance agreements.
The Earl Holt and John Seaman Memorial Scholarship funds raised $10,351 at the 11TH annual Texas Hold’em charity tournament. Forty-four players joined together at the Silver Dollar to raise this impressive amount that will be awarded to seniors at Ennis High School. Due to the great turnout over the last eleven years, these scholarships were a
Bears are out and about this summer!
Staffing both nursing homes in Madison county has been an ongoing problem.
The Madison County Fair Board presented Nick Novich with a plaque for serving over 20 years on the fair board on June 20, and the Commanding General Mounter Color Guard will perform at the 2019 Madison County Fair.
The sun shone through the occasional cloud and the wind was calm at the Twin Bridges Airport’s Fly-In Car show June 15. The favorable flying conditions contributed to a good turnout at the biennial event.