NewsMay 04 2016

Herald and SUN recognized at Association Convention

Posted by Lucy

Newspapers published by Lucy and Kim Halverson, the Lyman County Herald and the Chamberlain/Oacoma SUN, received a total of 18 awards in the South Dakota Newspaper Association’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest. 
The SUN won the top award in the 1,151 to 2,000 circulation division for General Excellence, and editor Hannah Ruhlman was named Outstanding Young Journalist for Weeklies. 
The awards were announced during the SDNA annual convention held Friday and Saturday at Mitchell, SD.
Newspapers compete in various categories and divisions based on their circulation numbers and frequency of publication.  The Lyman County Herald in among the under 1,150 circulation.
Editorial
•Best feature series:  LC Herald, Lucy Halverson, third.
•Best humor column:  LC Herald, Lines from Lucy – Lucy Halverson, first.
•Best special section: LC Herald, Community Guide- Lucy Halverson, Connie Penny, & Heather Core, second.
•Best news story: SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, first.
•Best news series: SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, third.
•Best feature story: SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, third.
•Best feature series:  SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, second.
•Best general column:  SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, second.
•Best humorous column: SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, second.
•Best sports reporting: SUN, Hannah Ruhlman, second.
•Best special section: SUN, Home & Garden - Ruhlman, Holly Endres & Melissa Chipps, third.
•General excellence: Lucy and Kim Halverson publishers, Hannah Rulman, editor
•Outstanding Young Journalist for weeklies award:  Hannah Rhulman, first.
Advertising
•Best 2X4: Heather Core, LC Herald, first.
•Best Classified Section:  LC Herald, Connie Penny & Heather Core, third.
•Best Advertising Special Section: LC Herald, Staff (Home & Garden), third.
•Best series ad idea, Holly Endres, SUN, second.
•Best use of color: Holly Endres, SUN, third.

NewsApril 28 2016

Murder suspect sited in Lyman County, apprehended in Wyoming

Posted by Lucy

 Murder suspect sited in Lyman County, apprehended in Wyoming
 
 
According to KELO-LAND news, after a long manhunt for suspect Jared Stone, he was apprehended in southeastern Wyoming Wednesday,, April 27 is in custody in Laramie County, Wyoming. Earlier Wednesday morning, the manhunt was center south of Presho as the suspect had been spotted walking south on Highway 183. Authorities received a report around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday of a suspicious person walking on Highway 183 South of Presho. Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger says the highway patrol, DCI and Game Fish and Parks also searched an area in Lyman County Wednesday morning , but found nothing. The vehicle was impounded and taken to the Lyman County Highway Shop were the DCI and FBI searched the vehicle for evidence.

NewsApril 27 2016

Forum introduces Republican candidates for commission

Posted by Lucy

Republican candidates participating in the candidate forum Thursday at the fire hall in Presho were, l-r; Bill Lengkeek, Leroy Choal, Lance Mortenson, moderator Herb Sundall, Brian Kraus, Gary Diehm and Carol Ehlers.  Candidates, seated in front of the audience answered  predetermined questions and several from the audience. The forum was sponsored by the Lyman County Republican Party. For more information about the candidate forum pick up this weeks Lyman County Herald.

NewsApril 27 2016

Foundation awards $22,000 in 2016.

Posted by Lucy

The chairman of the  Greater Lyman Foundation board of directors, Herb Sundall announced at the 5th annual GLF Spring Event held at the Oacoma Community Center Friday, April 22, the names of the 2016 grant recipients.
Lyman Co. 4-H Club................................$1,000
Kennebec Public Library .......................$1,500
Johnson-Pererson Legion Post .......….$5,000
Thrift Store & more ....................…........$1,000
Reliance Cemetery Association ...........$3,000
Lyman County Historical Society ........$1,000
Presho volunteer Fire Dept....................$7,500
Reliance Volunteer Fire Dept................$2,000 
                                   2016 total       $22,000
According to Sundall, for the past seven years, grants have been made to nonprofit organizations in Lyman County by distributing the interest earned on the donations to the Greater Lyman Foundation. Since 2012 $62,671 has been awarded.
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