NewsApril 13 2016

Unofficial City Election Results for Presho and Kennebec

Posted by Lucy

In the Presho City Council race in Ward II, for a one-year term, Colby Brakke received the most votes at 40, while Susan Thomas received 12 votes. In Ward III, incumbent Angela Ehlers received the majority of the votes with 26, followed by Lance Comp with 24 and Robert Christensen with 3. The Ward II position is for a 2-year term. At Kennebec, Jared Schelske garnered the majority of the vote with 56 while Debra Halverson had 36. The votes will need to be canvased and made official before the successful candidates take office in May.

NewsApril 13 2016

Kicking up their heels at a Country Chic Prom

Posted by Lucy

Juniors Braxton Harmon and Hanna Thiry were crowned King and Queen at the annual Lyman High School prom Saturday night at the gym in Presho.  This year’s theme, Country Chic was carried out through decorations that included hay bales, wagon wheels, old wood barn gates, cowboy boots, lighted mason jars, and a floor covering that looked like a wood plank barn floor.  The class advisor was Lyman staff member Tabatha Harmon. See more color photos on page 14 of this week’s Herald.

NewsApril 06 2016

Postage rates will decrease

Posted by Lucy

Starting April 10, the .49 cent stamp will reduce to .47 cents. Presho Postmaster Diane Hieb stated the postal service’s computer system will be ready to handle the new postage pricing Monday, April 11. To read more about the postage stamp pick up with is weeks Lyman County Herald or subscribe for an e-subsctiption.

NewsApril 06 2016

GLF Spring Event to be held at Oacoma

Posted by Lucy

The Greater Lyman Foundation board of directors have rotated their annual Spring Fundraiser between the Lyman County communities of Reliance, Presho, Vivian and Kennebec over the past four years. In 2016, the event will be held Friday, April 22 at the Oacoma Community Center in Oacoma, SD. The names of the 2016 GLF grant recipients will be announced. The event includes a meal, sponsored by Avera Medical Group, to be served at 6:00 pm followed by musical entertainment at 7:00 pm by Mogen’s Heroes of Sioux Falls, sponsored by Christiansen Land & Cattle, Ltd. Local caterer Joyce Hoffer of Chamberlain will prepare the meal. John Mogen, Denny Gale and Bill Hoffman, members of the Mogen’s Heroes trio, will be joined on stage by Lyman County native Jim Woster. Tickets are available for $20 each from the following GLF board members, Herb Sundall, Judge Jessop, Layne Larson, Jim Fulwider, Sarah Caslin, Janet Schindler, Wayne Monson and Noel Hamiel. All proceeds from the event, plus any extra donations, will be added to the Foundation. As of March 9, 2016, the Foundation is at $412,973. The board of directors set a new GLF goal of $500,000 after the fund reached the Grittner Challenge at last year’s Spring Event.
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