NewsNovember 04 2015

Veterans Day events planned for Nov. 11

Posted by Lucy

Veterans Day, a day set aside to pay tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who sacrificed for the freedom we know today. Democracy flourishes because of the great sacrifices of the American veteran.

In what has become a Veteran’s Day Tradition in Lyman County, the Lyman School District will honor veterans at a program to be held at the Presho gym at 10 am November 11. The public is invited to join the Lyman School District students and staff in honoring all those who have served the United States.

Elementary and Middle School Veterans Day Poster Contest entries will be displayed in the gym, and all veterans in attendance will be recognized.

Coffee and cookies will be served to guests following the program.

The Johnson-Peterson #179 Auxiliary unit will host a Veterans Day Potluck Supper at the Legion Hall in Reliance Wednesday night. The supper will start at 6 p.m. with a social hour held before the meal at 5 p.m. A short program to honor continuous members will be held following the meal.

Presho’s Buttrick unit will host a soup and pie supper at 5 pm at the Presho Fire Hall. The Auxiliary will serve the supper and following the meal the Legion members will be hosting bingo games.

The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend any or all of the above activities to show your support for the Veterans of Lyman County and the United States.

NewsNovember 02 2015

Lyman will host District 13B Volleyball Tournament

Posted by Lucy

Lyman will host District 13B Volleyball Tournament at Presho Tuesday and Thursday
Tuesday, November 3rd game times are as follows.

    4:30 pm -Crazy Horse & Jones Co.

    6:30 pm -Lyman and Kadoka

    8:00 pm - White River and Winner of the 4:30 Match

Thrusday night's championship match will be at 7:00 pm

NewsOctober 28 2015

Bumper row crop fills elevator

Posted by Lucy

Chris Taylor, of Wheat Growers Elevator, opens the hopper on a semi truck load of corn to send it up the 110 foot, 2 and 1/2 foot wide convenor sending it to the top of the corn pile located at the new Wheat Growers grain facility at Kennebec last Thursday. To learn more about Wheat Growers and their production, pick up this week's copy of the Lyman County Herald.

NewsOctober 28 2015

New Trooper assigned to Presho

Posted by Lucy

Highway Patrol graduation Friday, Oct. 30

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Highway Patrol welcomes its latest group of nine troopers during a graduation ceremony to be held Friday, Oct. 30, in the state Capitol Rotunda.

Class 57, consisting of eight men and one woman, graduates after eight months of rigorous training. The recruits first completed the basic law enforcement training, then attended the South Dakota Highway Patrol Recruit Academy, which was followed by field training. The period from initial application to graduation is about one year,.

"It is not easy to become a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and it shouldn’t be," says Col. Craig Price, superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. "Graduation is a major accomplishment and this is our chance to officially welcome them into the Highway Patrol."

The graduating recruits and their duty stations are Jose Barrera, Britton; Sheldon Brakke, Spearfish; Liz Cynkar, Pierre; Cody Ford, Spearfish; Nathan Monger, Faith; Zach O’Neill, Pierre; Joseph Peterson, Presho; Richard Verga, Deadwood; and Kayne Weaver, Chamberlain.

Lt. Gov. Matt Michels is guest speaker at the ceremony, which starts at 10 a.m. At the end of graduation, the new troopers will receive their patrol cars which will be parked behind the state Capitol. Many of the graduates are scheduled to be on duty as early as Saturday, Oct. 31.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony.

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