NewsAugust 23 2017

Lyman School District holds open house

Posted by Lucy

Lyman School District holds Open House
 
The hallways on Presho Elementary were full of laughter and smiles as students and parents were introduced to teachers and given tours of the school. Hot dogs, chips, and water were served. A presentation was given in the evening by Rodney Freeman, the school districts Attorney on parent’s rights and more. The first day back to class was Tues., August 22.

NewsAugust 23 2017

Ways to save money at the State Fair

Posted by Lucy

Ways to save money at the State Fair
 
   HURON, S.D.- The South Dakota State Fair offers several ways to save money during the fair. 
    Save on gate admission by purchasing your grandstand tickets on or before Wednesday, Aug. 30. Tickets purchased by then include gate admission. Grandstand tickets can be purchased by calling (866) 605-3247, online at www.sdstatefair.com or at the grandstand ticket office. 
    On Thursday, Aug. 31, all veterans and active military members receive free gate admission. 4-H youth also receive free gate admission by showing their 4-H card. 4-H cards can be obtained from county 4-H offices.
   Coupons for $1 off gate admission on Friday, Sept., 1 are available at Prostrollo Motors on east Highway 14 in Huron. The Prostrollo’s Rockin’ Rollback coupons are valid on Friday, Sept. 1, only.
   Monday, Sept. 4, is Pay it Forward Day. The fair is teaming up with businesses and organizations that are generously sponsoring gate admission passes for those in need. Passes will also be can pay it forward to the food pantry by bringing a non-perishable food item for the ‘Drive to End Hunger” between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and receive $2 off gate admission. 
   There are also plenty of ways to save money at the carnival throughout the week. All rides on Wednesday, Aug. 30, are only a dollar. The Weekly Passport to Fun pass offers a carnival ride pass for all five days of the fair. Advanced passes can be purchased at Prostrollo Motors through Sept. 2 for $52. Additionally, Big Jim 93.3, Iverson’s and Make It Mine Design/Dakota Detail in Huron are offering a $3 off coupon for weekday ride wristbands. Coupons can be picked up at Iverson’s and Make It Mine Design/Dakota Detail in Huron through Saturday, Sept. 2. They will be available at the Iverson’s State Fair location Sunday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 4. 
   The 2017 South Dakota State Fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 4. Channel Seeds preview night will be Wednesday, Aug. 30. This year’s theme is “Seriously Twisted Fun.” For more information on State Fair events, contact the Fair office at 800-529-0900, visit www.sdstatefair.com or find them on Facebook or Twitter.

NewsAugust 16 2017

More updates to Kennebec rodeo arena

Posted by Lucy

More updates to Kennebec rodeo arena
 
   The Kennebec Riding Club is busy preparing for their annual Youth Rodeo to be held at the arena Sat., Sept. 9. This year the Riding Club is doing more than fixing fence and dragging the two arenas, they are adding an addition to the concession/restroom building to provide office for the rodeo and other future events to be held at the arena. The club is holding a unique fundraiser to fund the building project.  
   For a donation of $100, you can have your brand and name or ranch name placed on the outside of the building plus be included in the rodeo program.  
   The addition for the building will be for an office and also for storage,” stated Sara Floyd. “We are hoping to be able to use it for the Youth Rodeo held September 9 starting at 9 am.” 
   The Riding Club would like to thank Lee and Syndi Ozanne, Steve Hills, Ron Schweitzer, Ty Uthe and Clayton Moore for all there help.  
   Any donations to the rodeo or building project would be appreciated.  
   Contract Sara Floyd at 605-730-4546 or questions or send donations to Riding Club in care of Floyd at PO BOX 8, Presho, SD 57568. 
   Community volunteers and sponsors of financial assistance and prizes help make the annual event a success.  
   Pictured: Lee and Syndi Ozanne work on the Kennebec Rodeo building laying tin on the roof. The goal is to have the addition to the building completed by September 9.
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