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Decenfcer 2. 1982
MONTANA GRAND OLE OPRY SHOW
The Country Music Show will be in Plentywood on Saturday, December 4 at 7 o'clock p.m. at the Plcntywood High School Fieldhouse. Performing will be guest vocalist Rocky Cummins, Lilly Cruise, Sherman Cochran and Wes Stillwell on fiddle and banjo. Cloggers from the Romana St. Peters School of Dance of Williston, North Dakota will also be featured. Providing all t instrumental and vocal backup will be the Montana Gr^-id Ole Opry Band.
The members of the Opry Band are: Bob Spencer, drums, Ira Darnell, lead guitarist, Jesse Kirn, bass guitar, Jim Shanks, key boards and vocalist. Back up vocalists are Cheryl Parson, Mike Langen, Julie Cummins, Tim Trott-ler and Patty Stillwell, all of whom are from Northeastern Montana. Advance tickets are on sale for $5.00 and the charge will be $6.50 at the door. Proceeds will be donated to the Montana Pioneer Manor in Plentywood. This two and one-half hour show filled with favorite contemporary country and gospel music, promises a fun filled evening for everyone; a date you'll want to remember.
BE READY BE AWARE!
The talk around here is the approaching Holiday Season. You will notice various � Bazaar ads in this and future edition .
The children are all awaiting Santa's visit around town and even perhaps a pre-Christmas visit to their home.
Christmas decorations are in place along the streets of the business section in Poplar and some homes are already resplendent with Christmas finery! It is anticipated that awards will again be offered for the homes judged the best dressed or the Holidays. The Legion Club, no doubt, will be the scene of many Christmas parties. The elegant decorations always placed throughout the Club manes it a festive place to entertain large parties. We can be assured that the various churches have great preparations activated for this Holiday Season. Each family, in their own way mult be full of secrets, plans, expectations, etc. (next column)
Our hope for all is that the month of December will be busy, happy, fulfilling and a joy to remember.
Wolf Point & Poplar.....-
Applications will be taken by APPOINTMENT ONLY IN Wolf Point & Poplar. To arrange an appointment, come in to the Wolf Point office during the hours of 8 am to 12 noon and 1 pm to 5 pm or call 65 VI 590, Extension 32.
A representative will be in Poplar on December 7th, December 14th, December 21st, and December 28th during the hours of 9 am to 11 am.
HARLEM CROWNS TO APPEAR IN POPLAR
The Harlem Crowns basketball team will be in Poplar on December 3, 19X2 at 7:30 p.m. The Crowns drew a fine crowd last year and will again be sponsored by the Poplar Letterwmners Club.
If you wish Santa Claus to make a personal visit to your child this Christmas time, please call his helper at 768-3*33. The cost will be $5.00 per visit. Please make your appointment early enough so that Santa's schedule can be made up for the convenience of everyone.
At the American Indian Speech and Debate tournament in Missoula recently, the following Poplar High Schopl students placed: Zane Rising Sun, 1st place out of 27 people in Memorised Public Address. Ted Storkson, 3rd place out of 25 in Impromptu. Harold Greybull was a finalist in the category: Original Oratory.
In Glendive, the Poplar High School Speech and Debate team placed 3rd in the Class B Division and took 5th place over-all. The students placing in individual events were: Peter Ruffatto and Danny O'Brien, shared 5th place in Debate. Lisa Storkson-5th place in Girls Extemp-eraneous. Darren Crisp- a finalist in Boys Extemperan-eous. Randy Teski and Carl Arndt, finalists in Expository. Patty Jo O'Brien, 5th place in Memorized Public Address
SCOLARSHIP TO BE AWARDED.......................
THE ONE THAT ALMOST GOT AWAY....A near record Walleye Pike was caught by George Sparvier, left, and weighed in at an even 12 pounds. It got off the hook and George had to jump in a couple feet of cold water and grasp the critter with his bare hands. The other fine fish, A northern pike, was caught by Don Moran, Jr. and he weighed a whopping 9j pounds. His Dad, Don Sr. is shown on the right, holding the fish that his son caught, as Don, Jr. was in school at the time the picture was taken at the SHOPPER. Both fish were caught last Sunday at Ft. Peck Lake. The record for Walleye is 14 pounds and was taken from Nelson Reservoir.
The Poplar High School Band and Chorus are once again holding t^eir "Community Birthday Calendar" fund-raising program. Sales will be going on now through December 18, according to Band Director Erik Bergh and Chorus Director Sherrill Parsons. The unique calendar will include birthdates and wedding anniversaries of families purchasing calendars, in addition to club meeting dates and community events. Local businesses will be advertising and offering special discounts to calendar subscribers, advertising will be sold by students Letha Kaschube, Liz Schmitz, Denise Smith and Bob Smith. Band and Chorus members will be taking orders in the community. Cost of the calendar is $4.00 with proceeds going toward complete outfitting for the musical groups. Delivery of the calendars will be made in late February. Any group or individual wishing to have a calendar salesperson contact them should call Erik Bergh at 768-3410 during school hours or 768-3643 evenings.
Graduate students wishing to apply for a $1,000 scholarship in education at the University of Montana for the 1983-84 academic year may obtain application forms from the UM School of Education office, by writing to Dean John Pulliam, School of Education, University of Montana, Missoula, Mt. 59812.
The George and Laurine Harris Scholarship is given annually to a graduate student who has resided in Montana for at least 10 of the previous 20 years or who is a Montana high school graduate. The student must intend to enroll in a graduate program in education at UM in the fall of 1983 and must intend to pursue a career in education. The George and Laurine Harris Charitable Trust was established under the will of Mrs. Harris in January 1979 and provides the University of Montana Foundation with $1,000 annually. The deadline for applying is February 28, 1983.