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(From left) Lieutenant Luke Shevela, Captain James Jensen and Assistant Chief Mike Davis of the Lewistown Fire Department stand on stage at the conclusion of a ceremony in which all three were awarded the Medal of Honor.

Photo by Deb Hill

02/15/2020 - 5:00am
The fire was raging, filling the apartment building with choking black smoke and flames. The heat was intense. No one in his right mind would go inside, and yet that’s exactly what three Lewistown firefighters did, on Sept. 8, 2014, pulling a badly...

Sports

Fergus wrestlers finish fifth at Divisionals

Keaton Potter (left) matches up at the Eastern A Divisional wrestling tournament last weekend. Photo by Matthew Strissel

02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Saturday at the Eastern A Divisional tournament in Lewistown, the table looked to be set for a strong finish for the Golden Eagle wrestling team. Fergus had six wrestlers in the semi-final matches: Damon McCord at 103 pounds, Kason Olson at 120...

Community

Vivian Southerland
02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Vivian Southerland, 78, passed away peacefully on Jan. 16, 2020. She was born near White Plains, Georgia, on July 19, 1941, the daughter of William Hoke and Faye Copelan (Hulsey) Cantrell. Vivian was an avid reader, master gardener, quick-witted...

Opinion

02/15/2020 - 12:00am
Writer opposes New Way Forward Act Dear Editor, I am not, nor have I ever been, a registered Republican. Statistically, I have supported Republican-backed issues more often than Democrat issues. I have, however, voted for Democratic candidates. I...

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