NewsDecember 09 2015

Community stocks local food pantry

Posted by Lucy

Lyman County communities have generously donated to the Food Pantry at the Presho Thrift Store this fall said newly elected Thrift Store board president Lois Comp.

"The food pantry is well stocked for the winter," said Comp. "Donations have been very good."

Recently the Boy Scouts, Lyman Student Council, West River Flowers and Kennebec’s Holiday Craft Show have made sizable donations to the pantry. In addition, the Thrift Store has grocery store certificates for perishable items like milk, eggs and meat.

The Thrift Store bought fresh fruit that local 4-H clubs will package up for cheer baskets that will be delivered to elderly residents next weekend.

"It’s our mission to help the youth and elderly of our communities," said Comp.

Sometimes finding those in need can be difficult in small towns. The Thrift Store board appreciates the assistance they receive from the Ministerial Association and Lyman School staff in identifying families in need.

The pantry is open to the public during the Thrift Store’s regular business hours, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.

Residents of Lyman County are reminded that food is available for those in need of assistance.

The Thrift Store works with members of the Lyman Ministerial Association to provide holiday meals to families.

NewsDecember 02 2015

Posted by Lucy

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

 Sue Lillebo, one of many volunteers at the Thrift Store fills shelves with decorations for sale.  Santa will be at the Thrift Store Thursday night during the Holiday Open House greet area children. 

NewsDecember 02 2015

Posted by Lucy

Late delivery

We apologize for the late delivery of this week's Lyman County Herald.  Due to weather related issue beyond our control the newspaper did not get to the Herald office until late Wednesday morning.  Due to the early closure of most of the Lyman County Post Offices we were not able to drop off newspapers until Thursday morning.  If you are a subscriber, this is a great time to check out the convenience of viewing our e-edition online.  Check it out.  If you need assistance signing up please call the Herald office at 605-895-6397.

NewsDecember 02 2015

Posted by Lucy

Greater Lyman Foundation Update
Donations to GLF reach $410,000

Total donations to the Greater Lyman Foundation have reached $410,000, according to GLF Chair Herb Sundall.
Recent donations  made to the Greater Lyman Foundation were given by Trent and Teresa Hanson, James P. Kineen, James Woster and Herb C. and Deanna Sundall.  Rodney J. Sather also gave donations in honor of Paul and  LaVerne Olson, James G. Ramey, Bernice Leichtnam, Chattanooga, TN military personnel, Pete Swinson, Frenchy Authier, Dave and Tammy Cole, Lonis and Lois Wendt, Dr. John Jones and Cody and Kiley Volmer.
Memorials have been given by Eugene and Betty Jean Mertens, Wayne and Dorothy Monson, Jerry and Donna Hendryx, Lela L. Knudson, Marie Houchin, Paul and LaVerne Olson, Ronald and Betty Herron, Charles and Gloria Bowar,  Jon T. and Marian Davenport, Jim and Bernie Butt, Clint and Beverly Roberts, Margaret A. Loyo, James and Carol Sundall, Kim and Lucy Halverson, Wade and Chyree Hamiel, Herb C. and Deanna Sundall, Justin and Lisa Jessop, Jean Ann Brakke, Michelle and Jason Himmerich and Ruth Ann McManus.
Memorials have been given in memory of  Ed Wojahn, Wayne Copeland, Loyd Tagtow, Hazel Fuegen, Alice Mang James, Jeff Nissen, Tom Woster, Elaine Hight, Josephine Schoenfelder, Carl Peterson, Betty Ellis, Harold Kreager,  Dean Larson, Willard Christian, Quinten Burull, Laddy Christensen, Ruth Riggen, Charles Willis, Bethel Schwagerl, Bernice Leichtnam and Frenchy Authier.
An election of officers was held at the Wednesday, Nov. 18th  GLF board meeting. Herb Sundall remains as Chairman and Janet Schindler as Treasurer.  Justin Jessop was elected as 1st Vice-Chair, Jim Fulwider as 2nd Vice-Chair and Layne Larson as the new secretary. Directors elected for three year terms include Herb Sundall, Noel Hamiel, and Kim Halverson.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Sundall reminds potential donors to consider making a tax deductible donation to the Foundation prior to years’ end. He also reminds interested entities that the Foundation will be accepting grant requests from January 1st to March 1st, 2016. Grants for 2016 will be awarded after March 1st.

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