The Pioneer (Big Timber, Mont.) 1975-1982, December 29, 1982, Image 3

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Wadaaadey. Decantar 29. 19*2 — BK3 TIM M iR MONEEA — } Th e Y e a r in R t v ie w scooped up and carried to the dump. The Bif Tinriwr Lutheran Church caiabratad it's 7Sth Anni­ versary with a special church ser­ vice and picnic in the park. Ben and Lola Martin took over the ownership of The Centerpiece. Ron is Hedrick, Kerrie Conley and Houston Finn were the top winners of the Sweet Grass County Youth Rodeo. AUGUST The Sweet Grass Children’s Center, a pre-school, was opened by Lola Devenny. The Deer Creek reunion drew over I SO participants and teachers of the school were honored guests at the event. Keri Shelstead, Aaron Drivdahl and Fred Hannon had the Grand Champion Beef, Lamb, and Hog at the County Fair. Two men were arrested and charged with burglarizing the Grand Hotel and Bob’s Sport Shop. Mike Cowen escaped serious injury after being jolted by 2400 volts o f electricity. Many local residents traveled to Billings to see President Reagan in August. Big Timber Girl Scouts and Circle T Ranch were part of the promenade during the President’s entry. It was determined there would be no ethanol plant in Big Timber. Chicago financiers of the project backed out. A new Apple computer was purchased with grant monies for BTGS. A motorcyclist from Anchorage, Alaska was killed when his motor­ cycle was hit head-on by a Reed- point man. Werner and Debbie Siebert moved to Big Timber where he is pastor at the Evangelical Church. SEPTEMBER Johns-Manville announced it’s filing o f a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. PGM was not included in the action. The Fair Board took action to close the Fairgrounds to Boat Floaters during the 1983 Yellow­ stone River' Boat Float. Their decision met with much disapproval in the community. A group of Boulder Valley re­ sidents petitioned the County Com­ missioners to repair the road above Natural Bridge. Later in the year, that portion of the Boulder road was designated a part of the Federal Highway system. Big Timber merchants participat­ ed in a Wild West Roundup spear­ headed by employees from the Big T IGA. Yvonne Jones from that store received recognition and a prize for her efforts. A 36-year-old woman was found dead o f exposure outside her trailer at Steven's Hill north of Reedpoint. Bob Hauck and Wes W age n air were honored as two o f Montana’s Coaches of the Year. Hauck was S t a t e F a r m h a s F a r m / R a n c h I n s u r a n c e Protect your home, farm buildings, equipment A livestock. A tk me for defaie. B e t a H t a M e k s a a ASS KlalUvcixil 8 k IBflg tfflanlxKr ?£3-81viH ’fitdlnwailiiya 2-§iJ5® ip.au. w - V A i STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY ........ v Mom« One* Bloommqton. ■mo*» named Boy« Track Coach of the Year by the state’s Coaches As­ sociation. OCTOBER Plans for a new truck stop west of Big Timber were revealed. The project is being sponsored by Glen Eschenko and Jerry Gaston. Winners of the Klindt’s Phar­ macy Dog Photo Contest were Dorothy Anderson and Frank and Sally Cifala. Monte Finn was the big winner in the M JRA Finals Rodeo held here. Receiving first prize in the Ja- ceen-sponsored Columbus Day poster and essay contest Laurie Tower and Alex Roots, and Jami Janett. A helitorch was used to set a prescribed bum in the Cherry Creek area by the Forest Service. Pro­ blems with igniting the flame caused less acreage to be burned than planned. NOVEMBER Byron Robb, Pete Story, Orval Ellison, and Bjame Bjomdal won contested local races in the General Election. Parents of children riding the Melville bus protested the removal of the Wormser loop from the route. SGHS trustees did not change the existing pattern. Enacting a county-wide permit system was an idea presented to the community by the County Planning Board. Reaction was mixed. The Steve Johnson family es­ caped serious injury when carbon monoxide filled their home, the result o f a fluke in low air pressure, wood heat, and a gas furnace. DECEM B E R Word was received that two txmks by the late Spike Van Cleve, local author, were selected for inclusion in the White House Lib­ rary — 4 0 Years’ Gathering and A D a y Late And A Dollar Short. The Big Timber Sons o f Norway lodge celebrated it’s 10th birthday. A ham and kumla dinner was served. . ’.(lie. Environmental Impact Sta tement being prepared by Beak Consultants in connection with proposed mining in the East Boulder Valley will be suspended at the end of the year, it was an­ nounced. Ttie Barber Shop Gallery was opened on McLeod Street by artists Jack Hines and Jessica Zemsky. Murlys Drange received an ed­ ucation scholarship by the National 4-H Congress. A fi re at the Pat Chapel residence destroyed an outside porch. A week later the roof at the Don Simpson home was extensively burned. There you have the major news events o f the year 1982. Next year, 1983. will be extra special in our community as Big Timber cele­ brates i t ’s Centennial. The Pioneer office g o t several calls about th is b»U snake s p o tted a t various location around town. I t su r v iv e d th e crossing o f H ighw a y 1 0 bu t w a s la te r destroyed b y a local resident. H w i fpc C h r is t m a s The Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Stohe spent the Christmas holidays in Big Timber visiting their daughter and son- in-law, Dale and Beccy Oberty and family. The Stoltcs planned to return to their home in Loveland, Colorado on Wednesday, anxious to see what the winter storm in that area had done to their hometown. The name is Cory Johnson, not Cory Nevin as we reported in last week's feature story on the Pioneer Home. Cory is the Recreation Director at the Nursing Home. We apologize for not knowing Cory’s new name! 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