News Briefs

A and E to discuss installation of benches


The Lewistown Arts and Entertainment District Association Board will meet at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28, in the second floor conference room of the Brooks Building on Main Street. Items to be discussed include installation of benches on Main Street. The benches are now being repainted. The meeting is open to the public.


City Design Review Board to review Blue Sky sign application


The Design Review Board will meet at the City of Lewistown Planning Office, 305 West Watson Street on April 27 at 4 p.m., to review the Blue Sky Building Supply sign application to be located at 295 West Frontage Road. Questions, please call the City Office, 535-1760.


Back Country Horsemen to meet May 1


The Judith Basin Chapter of Back Country Horsemen of Montana invites all those interested in preserving access to the back country for pleasure trail riding to join them at their regular monthly meeting, Monday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Sheriff’s Complex.

A recap of “Sharing Trails Education Day” produced last Friday, April 21 at the Riding Pavilion at Fergus Fairgrounds, plus planning for manning the rodeo gates at the Country Fair are on the agenda.

Work parties to clear existing trails and pleasure rides will also be discussed.

Please contact Billie Ayers, chairman, for more information: 535-8822. Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to have a horse or mule to join us.


Moose members to have potluck dinner for new officers


New officers for the Loyal Order of Moose and the Women of the Moose will be installed on April 29 starting at 5 p.m. A potluck dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Join us to congratulate these new officers and lend them your support.


Silver Sage to headline Saturday’s afternoon dance


Come and dance to the country band Silver Sage at the April 29 Saturday afternoon dance. The band features Lloyd McKenna on mandolin and guitar, Meryl McKenna on piano, Barbara Engle on bass guitar and Don Engle on lead guitar. All will participate in harmony vocals.

The dance hall is located at the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes Street. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. Dancers of all ages are welcome.

There will be a coffee/cookie break at 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee.


Group to discuss Western Heritage site Friday


A subcommittee of the Lewistown Historic Resources Commission and the Central Montana Historical Association will meet Friday, April 28, from 12:30  to 1:45 p.m., at the conference room above Brooks Market to continue discussions of the proposed Western Heritage site. Interested parties are invited to attend.


Wickens family benefit dinner and auction to be held Saturday


A benefit for Wade Wickens and his family will be held this Saturday, April 29 at the Long Branch Bar in Denton, 6:30 p.m. The event includes a taco bar, and an auction featuring Hilltop Angus Blank Granite (an Angus bull), a set of tires from Woodhall Distributing, a 50-pound bag of alfalfa seed from Clearview Seed, and numerous other items.

All proceeds will go to Wade, Eric and Emma Wickens to help offset medical bills. For more information or if you wish to donate, contact Danny Crabtree, 366-6281; Jesika Ayers, 350-1281; or Joel Barber, 567-2626.



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