September 20 2006

Morning fire damages Presho business

Posted by Kim
By Lucy Halverson

Juanita Willis arrived at work Monday morning to discover her office on fire and smoke pouring out the door.  She called 911 to report the fire around
8 a.m.  Presho Fire Department responded to the Willis Vet Supply located at the top of Presho Main Street and found the fire was in the apartment located behind the vet supply office.

The fire appeared to have started near the furnace, which may have automatically came on due to cold overnight temperatures. “The floor and walls in the apartment were burned and there was smoke damage throughout the building,” stated fireman Dave Cole. 

According to John Willis, the office held several flammable and toxic products that could have caused much more damage had the fire reached them.

Dr. Willis operates his veterinary business from the office in Presho and an additional office at Chamberlain.

September 20 2006

New Twist to Fall Festival

Posted by Kim
Christ the King Catholic Church in Presho will hold their annual Fall Festival Saturday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m.  The church is planning something new and different this year for their annual fund raiser.

The church will host a dinner theater entitled “Wacky Wedding.” The comedy production will feature an all star cast from Christ the King Parish. 

A roast beef dinner will be served along with lots of laughs.   Only advance tickets are being sold.  Tickets are $15 each and available from BankWest Insurance, Dakota Prairie Bank,Hair West and Bob Patrick.

The Fall Festival will also include a quilt raffle and silent auction. 
Mark your calendars for Sept. 30 and secure your tickets now, as they are going fast.

September 20 2006


Posted by Kim
Kay Carey, 60, of Pierre died Thursday, September 7, 2006, at Maryhouse, Pierre, SD. Visitation was Sunday, September 10, 2006, 5:00 to 7:00 pm with a 7:00 pm prayer service, Maryhouse Chapel, Pierre. Interment was 2:30 pm, Monday, September 11, 2006, Riverview Cemetery, Centerville, SD.

September 13 2006

Posted by Nicole

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Rod Bowar of Kennebec Telephone Co., Inc. delivers a check for $2,500 to Herb Sundall, president of the Greater Lyman Foundation.
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