Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   To the editor,   I would like to thank Mr. Turner for the honor he bestowed upon me when referring to me as Reverend Stewart, but the honor is undeserved, I am not a Reverend and never have been. In 2009 when I was a member of the Lima School Board I had some concerns with an anti- LGBT discrimination bill that was introduced to the...
  •   Ernie Harvey, 78, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away at Barrett Memorial Hospital on March 23, from a head injury, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Ernie was born on April 22, 1935, in Swanton, MD. Ernie and his high school sweetheart, Ruby Gnegy, fell in love and decided to spend their lives together, uniting...
  •   The Dillon Jaycees held their 56th annual Distinguished Service Award/Outstanding Young Man Banquet March 18 at the Dillon Elks Lodge, and presented the awards for community service to Jason Ericksen and Mike Ferris. “This is the night to say thank you,” said Dillon Jaycee Parliamentarian Jed Fitch, the evening’s master of...
  •   Janet Garland has a special place in her heart for the Shriners and their Children’s Hospitals. Her mother spent three and one-half years at the St. Louis Shriners Hospital and as a result, she supports the group whenever they call. “I bought the tickets to the oyster feed three weeks before when Harvey Franks was selling them,...
  •   Dillon’s Troy Scott recently earned recognition from league coaches, voted the Southwestern “A” Conference “Most Valuable Player,” as well as an first team all-conference pick and one of three Southwestern “A” selections to the Montana Class “A” All-State Boys Basketball team. “...
  • Dillon’s Great Harvest Bread Company has set its Bake Day fundraiser April 2-4 to raise money for the Dillon Cubs American Legion Baseball organization. All sales from the three-day event will go toward funding the nonprofit youth baseball program, the company said in a press release Wednesday. The bakery, located at 25 E. Glendale St. next...
  •   To the editor,    I would like to submit a different form of city government to the citizens of Dillon. A strong mayor form of city government I truly believe that this change will serve the city far better than the current form. I also believe that it will force the city council to be more in line as it should be. I am sure you...
  •   To the editor,   Mr, Hanley, I read your comments last week and you said my view on wars is misplaced. I don’t know why you want us to keep sending young men and women into battle unnecessarily to die in unneeded wars? Let’s look at the cost of wars: The Korean War: 55,000 Americans killed, thousands of women and children...
  •   To the editor,   I would like to suggest that our city administration consider a more positive approach to their dealings: a day-long retreat together, the morning devoted to a refresher class in high school civics, to reemphasize the functions and goals of good government, and the afternoon spent with a qualified leader in conflict...