News Briefs

Blind Leading the
Blind to meet Thursday

The Blind Leading the Blind group (macular degeneration) will meet Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. at the Council on Aging. For information, call Blanche Chapman at 538-2517. This meeting is open to the public.

Fergus County Democrats meet this evening

Fergus County Democrats will meet tonight, Wednesday evening, 6 p.m., at the Lewistown Library. Our main agenda item is planning our Summer Potluck Picnic and candidate forum. That event is set for Thursday, Aug. 25, 4-8 p.m. at Frank Day Park.
This meeting is open to the public.

Fergus County transportation committee to meet July 25

The annual meeting of the Fergus County Transportation Committee will be held Monday, July 25 at 9 a.m. in the back room of the Fergus County Superintendent of Schools Office at 712 West Main, Suite 104, Lewistown.
Proposed bus routes for the 2016-2017 school year will be discussed and voted on.
The meeting is open to the public, all interested persons are invited to attend.

Groovy Gaffers
two-step this Saturday

The Groovy Gaffers will provide the music for the Saturday, July 23, afternoon dance. The Band features Dave Robertson, Lauri Lohror, Don Engle and Barbara Engle on guitars and vocals. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. If you enjoy dancing to good country music, come and join in the fun. Dancers of all ages are welcome. There is a short coffee/cookie break at 3 p.m.
The dance hall is located on the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes Street. There is a small admission fee.

Are you hip to be square?

All square dancers are invited to the second summer square dance, this Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m. at the Montgomery’s. To get there from Lewistown, go four miles south on Upper Spring Creek Road, turn right onto Fish Hatchery Road, then take an immediate right to the Dance Hall. We hope to see you there.
If you have any questions, call Jayson at 366-5125.

Conservation districts offer grants

Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana announce the fall 2016 mini grant cycle is now open. These grants provide up to $2,000 to help fund local education and outreach efforts that address nonpoint source water quality issues.
Eligible applicants include conservation districts, watershed groups, local and county agencies, school districts, etc., capable of managing federal funding.
Deadline: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Aug. 31.
For more info, please visit, or contact Programs Manager Jessica Makus,



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