HAIL BALLS – East of Brady, these golf ball size hail stones crashed on to Dean and Susan Regenold’s property during the vicious storm that rolled through Pondera County on Monday evening. It caused vehicle and crop damage throughout the county. Incidentally, the bag on the left was picked up an hour after the storm passed through the area. Photo courtesy of Susan Regenold.
The next meeting for the Growth Policy Committees for Pondera County, Conrad and Valier will be July 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the library in Conrad.
The purpose of the upcoming meeting will be to continue work on the Growth Policy for Pondera County.
The Growth Policy Committees have met twice to date, once in April and again on June 30. At the June 30 meeting, participants reviewed draft reports submitted by the Cossitt Consulting Team, which was contracted to provide technical assistance on the growth policy. Draft reports have been submitted on population, natural resources and public facilities.
TOUGH ENOUGH TO WEAR PINK — Dyllon Mills and Taylor Judisch model a sample of the Tough Enough to Wear Pink apparel that will be for sale during the Marias Fair in Shelby by Pondera 4-Her Jessica Stenson. All proceeds from sales will benefit the Hi-line Women Against Breast Cancer. Photo courtesy of Jessica Stenson
By Jessica Stenson, Pondera 4-H Ambassador
There are many reasons why you might attend the Marias Fair on July 24.
There’s the carnival rides, the Marias Fair Rodeo, 4-H dog show, livestock sale, fashion revue and the Third Annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day at the Marias Fair will be on Saturday all day long.
For every person who comes through the entry gates wearing pink, on Saturday only, the Marias Fair Board will donate one dollar to the Hi-Line Women Against Breast Cancer.
The Hi-Line Women Against Breast Cancer is a non-profit organization that helps breast cancer victims in the Hi-Line and surrounding area.
GOOD DEFENSE — Tri County catcher Bryce Watterud puts on the tag to a Vauxhall, Canada player who tries to avoid the tag in action here on Friday afternoon. The player was called out on a nice throw from right field. The Cards lost the first game of a double header in extra innings but came back to win the nightcap. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
By Adam Jerome, I-O Reporter
The Tri-County Cardinals wrapped up their regular season with two make up games against Fort Macleod and then with the final two home stands against the Vauxhall Spurs and Fort Macleod again.
Last Monday the Cards traveled to Canada and were swept by the Fort Macleod Royals. In the first game, the homeboys were defeated 5-1.
Scott Bye took the mound and threw 5.2 innings and gave up five runs on three hits and 11 walks while taking the loss.
Jade Premo was 1-2 and knocked in the only run of the game.
In the second contest, the Cardinal bats were quiet once again in the 4-0 shutout.
John Johannsen got the start and pitched six innings of three hit four run ball. Johannsen fanned seven Royals.