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FALL Coun VOLUME 100 ISSUE 12 BAKER, MONTANA 59313 fctimes@midrivers.com 406-778-3344 $1.00 0 us FRIDAY, MARSH 18;2016 Eli Young Band to headline at Fallon County Fair By Sherry Vogel Dominating the Fallon County Fair entertainment scene this summer will be the Eli Young Band.This Academy of Country Music Award winning band will galvanize the night show Sat- urday, August 20,2016. A combination of camaraderie and creativity has fused Mike Eli, James Young, Jon Jones and Chris Thompson into an in- toxicating cocktail that has propelled the talented foursome to the vanguard of contemporary country music.This.lexassonn- try band entered the national music scene in 2008 with their debut album \Jet Black and Jealous\ which premiered their first hit, \Always the Love Songs\. The four -man band then went on to win the Country Music Academy's Song of the Year with \Crazy Girl\ which they re- leased in 2011. This double platinum single became the number one most played country song of the year on Billboard's 2011 year end chart. The band's next single. \Even If It Breaks Your Heart\ be- came their second number one and was certified platinum. Their third number one hit. \Drunk Last Night\ resonated .vyntlikoN.hccaue \it isn't the same olg $1,r,j,nking iong':, Eli states. \With that title, you read it and you think\ it's going to be a certain type of song and it's not what you thought it would be at all.\ Bow Hunter Education Classes Bow Hunter Education Classes will be held Monday, Mar. 28,6:00-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Apr. 2,8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Fallon County Shooting Range indoor facil- ity west of Baker. Participants must attend both class dates to complete course. A parent or guardian must sign a consent form for participants under the age of 18. Must be 12 before archery season opens in 2016. Material and class instructions will be pro- vided Mar. 28. Class will require home study as part of the course. For more information, contact Rick Madler at 406-720-0273 (cell) or 406-778-2104 (home); or Vance O'Donnell at 406-778- 2262 evenings. Candidates filing for public office Primary 2016 partisan candidate filing deadline came to a close March 14. Those who have filed for County Com- missioner District II are: Kevin Dukart, Republican; Dave Havens, Republican; Randy Hoenke, Republican; and Rey Rost, Republican. Clerk of District Court: Jeraldine A. Newell. Blood Drive Baker Community Blood Drive will be Wednesday, March 23, from 1:00-5:45 p.m. (note the change in time) at the Baker Senior Citizen Center, 420W. Montana Ave. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Please call Ella Ar- nell at 406-778-3829 to make your ap- pointment to donate. Remember to bring your ID, cat a good meal and drink lots of fluids. The band enjoys traveling and has been to 10,001) towns over the past 14 years, hence the name for their most recent album, \10 Towns\. Young shares, \There's a general theme be- tween small town America where every town is different, but in some ways they are the sante.\ Eli agrees. \We've traveled all over the country and to other countries. but at the end of the day we all party the same way no matter what the culture or the town. We love traveling around the country and seeing all that and being a band of road dogs.\ Hunter's Haven Taxidei my Studio opens t'1441 Taxidermist Justin Cabot completes eye placement on a 6x7 point mule deer buck. By Sherry Vogel hunter's Haven Taxidermy Studio opened its doors to business in its new location at 16 Sewall Ave. in Baker mid -January. Licensed taxidermist Justin Cabot pro', ides the only full service taxidermy studio within 100 miles. He chose to open his new business in Baker because he loves small town Montana and he has relatives here. Cabot, a nephew of Cliff and Bernice Stan- dard from north of Baker, was born and raised in Artesia. New Mexico. He served nine years in the U.S. Air Force after high school. Upon discharge in 2007. he worked for a time in the oil fields as a pipeline welder. An avid hunter and fishennan,Cabot decided to pursue a career in a related sportsman's Come down and watch the College Basketball Tournament and enjoy good food & drinks. Photos by Sherry Vogel field. He chose to use his GI. Bill to attend a taxidermy school in Helena in January 2014. He furthered his education by receiving ad- vanced training in Burlington. Iowa in January 2015. This advanced training has paid out as Cabot has become a full service taxidermist. Justin shared. \Ninety percent of taxidermists send their hides out to commercial tanners, whereas. hunter's Haven does all tanning in- house so the customer's specimen doesn't leave the shop.\ Another specialty Cabot offers is that he makes custom habitats for each mount. A tour of the studio on Sewell Ave. is quite fascinat- ing. Justin was just completing a mountain lion. 'the artist has truly captured the spill! of the animal, lie has done a fine job ot pre , ct ing nature in this work. He created the rock in which the feline is seen stalking front. The process is quite labor intensive, taking approx- imately 60 hours front mount to dry. The form alteration took three days with a couple thou- sand stitches taken. This particular cat he mg mounted was taken t ion, south of tow n by Bobby ThiCICII. The \ ┬░wig female lioness is the first catch for the hunter using his own dogs. It was discovered during the mounting process that this feline has over 200 porcupine quills in its hotly. The quills were probably embedded in the cat as a kitten. Justin has preserved around 50 specimens. It it can be \legally nunnited\ he is game. Ile did mein ion 11, , isn't interested in novelty taxi- dermy. Le I.ick -a-lopes, etc. Justin (mei, this recommendation to hunters. \It is important to get the specimen ti I the taxi- Imnist as soon as possible after the kill_ This SEE HUNTER'S HAVEN, PAGE 6 Cabot captures mountain lion's spirit, as she 'stalks her prey'. Visit Our Website at www.FallonCountyExtra.com

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