November 22 2005

[b]Presho Area Chambers 5th Annual Parade of Lightsset for December 1st[/b]

Posted by Nicole
by Lucy Halverson

Get your Christmas lights out of storage and decorate your vehicles and trailers for the 5th annual Presho Hometown Christmas Parade of Lights set for Thursday, December 1st.

Rob and Lois Comp, this years parade organizers, invite individuals, churches, youth groups and businesses from around the county to participate in the parade. We would like to see this be the biggest and best holiday parade of lights yet, said Lois Comp. Everyone is welcome to join in and participant in the parade. Comps will assist in securing the use of generators for anyone needing to borrow one for the event.

Parade entries will start lining up about 7:45 PM along the north side of Zion Lutheran Church on E 5th Street. Call Rob or Lois at 895-2156 for information and to register or just show up and get in line for the parade.

Preshos Parade of Lights is part of the annual Hometown Christmas Open House that has traditionally been held the first Thursday after Thanksgiving. Participating businesses will remain open until 8 PM. See this weeks ads on page 8 of this weeks Herald.

November 22 2005

[b]Obituaries[/b]

Posted by Nicole
Patrick Everett Rigney 91
Funeral services for Patrick Everett Rigney, 91, of Winner, SD, formerly of Kennebec, SD, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 14,2005, at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Kennebec, SD.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13,2005, at Mason Funeral Home in Winner, SD. A prayer service was held at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at Mason Funeral Home in Winner, SD.
Burial was at the Winner Cemetery in Winner, SD.

Moraha Mae Myers Dean, 99
Moraha Dean, 99, Rapid City, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at a local nursing home. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Phyllis I. Lunz, 75
Phyllis I. Lunz, 75, of rural Wapakqneta, OH died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.

November 15 2005

Posted by Nicole
Image: http://www.lcherald.com/e107_files/images/vetsandkids.jpg



Area veterans attending the Lyman School Veterans Day Program Friday, November 11th line up in front of the gym to be recognized for their service. Pictured are Presho and Kennebec first graders distributing American flags to Veterans during the schools program. Standing in back, l-r: John Quillin, Palmer Strom, LeRoy Authier, and Tony Lebeda. Students in front include, l-r: Brady Hamer, Joshua Brooks, Morgan Bower, Karralynn Shook, Joslyn Jessop, Dara Ness, and Tyler Lebeda.

November 15 2005

[b]Johnson-Peterson Legion honors continuous members[/b]

Posted by Nicole
The Johnson-Peterson American Legion Post #179 and the Auxiliary hosted supper Veterans Day, November 11th at the Legion Hall in Reliance.

Following a social hour and the meal, commander Charlie Kentch welcomed everyone. Certificates for continuous membership were presented by the officers, those present to receive their certificates were; Charles Kentch, 10 years; Kent Hamiel, 15 years; Art Porterfield, 25 years; John Christensen, 55 years; and Richard Reuer, 60 years.
Rosela Wolf, chairwoman of the auxiliary, presented certificates to auxiliary members present including; Jolene Norton, 10 years and Melody Hohn, 25 years.

Following the presentation cards were played.
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