There’s no reason to stay at home alone this Fourth of July - with the celebration falling on the weekend this year, you have several options for joining in celebration with the whole community.
When a holiday is steeped in history and tradition like the Fourth of July, there’s no shortage of fun facts and interesting trivia to make your celebration of America’s Independence even more meaningful.
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Policing in 2015 has seen tremendous change. Highly publicized officer involved shootings across the nation have forced agencies into seeking ways to “show” the public what is happening in “real time.” This National trend has accelerated the need for body worn cameras. Body worn cameras have reportedly reduced the number of use of force incidents within departments as well as dramatically reduced citizen complaints. This is largely due to both officers and citizens “behaving appropriately.”
Cancer is not kids stuff! With a new venue for the Relay for Life, Danielle has drawn a map of the area where people can park, where the meal will be served, restrooms, and team camps for those who will be attending.
Donna Schmitz is this year’s Fourth of July parade marshal. Donna retired from 40 years teaching in June 2015. She spent her entire career teaching biology at Gregory High School. Gregory County is home Ms. Schmitz is a Bonesteel native and a 1970 graduate of BHS. She earned her bachelor’s degree from USD Springfield in 1974 with a double major in biology and PEwith coaching. The following year, she earned her master’s degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) and supporting counseling from SDSU.
Myles Kenzy qualified for the state high school rodeo finals, that was held in Belle Fourche last week, in the boys cattle cutting, reined cow horse, tie down roping and team roping. Rodeo participants advance to the state finals by earning the required points in the two regional rodeos held in early June.