March 22 2006

Band to host Evening of Fine Dining

Posted by Kim

Lyman High School band will present ‘An Evening of Fine Dining’ Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at the gym in Kennebec.  The theme of this year’s entertainment is “Saturday Night Live.’ Jeff Smith and Brandon Manger will act as co-emcees for the event which will feature a fine meal of roast beef, ham or fish on Friday night, salad and dessert. 

The full band will perform in addition to instrumental and vocal solos and comedy acts.  The annual fund raiser will fund the band member’s trip to a Music Festival at Six Flags in St. Louis April 29.

Contact the Presho or Kennebec school office to reserve your tickets for an “Evening of Fine Dining.”

March 22 2006


Posted by Kim
Curtis M. Gingery, 95
Funeral services for Curtis M. Gingery, 95 of Gillette were held Friday, March 3, 2006 at the Christian Church in Gillette, WY.  Burial was at White River Cemetery, White River, South Dakota Saturday, March 4.

Curtis Gingery died at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home on Sunday, Feb. 26, following a short illness.

Curtis was born in Randolph, Nebraska, on April 15, 1910 to Harrison and Cora (Cheever) Gingery.  He grew up in Nebraska in the Hartington area.  In the early 1930’s Curtis and his parents moved to a ranch near White River.  In 1949 he married June King, and they had three children.

They owned the lumberyard in White River for many years before selling it and purchasing a lumberyard in Kennebec, South Dakota, in 1963.  In 1971 the family moved to Hill City, South Dakota , where Curtis worked for many years as a school custodian and at the local campgrounds.

In 1990 June and Curtis moved to Gillette, Wyoming, to be with their daughter.
Curtis is survived by his wife, June; daughter Ardis of Gillette, sons Lyle of Salt lake City, Utah, and jack of Havre, Montana; two grandson, two granddaughters and one great-granddaughter.  
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

March 14 2006

Posted by Nicole

Lyman Auditor Pam Michalek explains to Penni Almond, deputy auditor, how the new AutoMARK voting tool can assist voters cast their ballots independently and privately

March 14 2006

[b]Lyman County receives AutoMark voting machines[/b]

Posted by Nicole
By Lucy Halverson

The Lyman County Auditors office recently received seven AutoMARK machines that will be put into service at the upcoming primary election June 6 and the general election November 7. The AutoMARK machine is currently on display at the auditors office for the public to view.
The Help American Vote Act (HAVA) requires that each polling place for any federal election beginning in 2006 have the voter assisted terminals available for all voters-including those with disabilities-to use to vote independently and privately.

Lyman County Auditor Pam Michalek and deputy Penni Almond attended an area training session February 13 at Winner, SD.
The AutoMARK is a tool-an electronic pen- that assists the voter in marking his ballot. Each voter will be given a paper optical scan ballot. The voter will choose whether to mark his ballot with a pen or the AutoMARK. When the ballot is inserted into the AutoMARK machine, an electronic version appears on the screen. This picture of the ballot can be show in reverse contrast, enlarged for easier reading or turned off for privacy if a voter chooses to access his ballot by attached headphones and keypad. This audio description of the ballot can be used in place of or in conjunction with the visual version on the screen. The voter makes his selections by either the touch screen or the keypad. In certain counties in South Dakota the AutoMARK will also be provided with a Lakota language option.

Michalek plans to invite all Lyman County poll workers to a regional training session to be presented by Secretary of State Chris Nelson at the Oacoma Community Center on May 8. Plus, the auditor will host a public demonstration of the AutoMARK on Tuesday, April 4 from 2:00 pm. to 5:00 p.m. for interested voters to practice using the machines.
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