Homecoming events for September 15-19

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Homecoming events for Bennett County High School are almost here. 

Starting Monday, September 15, it will be American Day. There will be a pancake supper at 6:00 p.m. at the old legion. 

Tuesday will be Tourist Day, with Powder Puff Football at 6:00 p.m. at the football field. Ruff Tuff Volleyball will follow, at the Activity Center.

Wednesday will be Class Unity Day.

Thursday will be…

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Warriors open football season with 15-6 win

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Parents night this Friday

By Tim Huether

Bennett County kicked off a new football season with a hard fought 15-6 win over Todd County in Mission Aug. 29.

Bennett County Senior Sam Ireland put the Warriors in good field position to start the game, taking the opening kickoff out to the 43 yard line. 

The Warriors marched down to the 23 of the Falcons, but were stopped on a fourth down…

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Days Gone By 9-17-14

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By Shirley Hahn

 

70 Years Ago

Martin Messenger, Sept. 14, 1944:

Mrs. Robert Audiss reports that her son MM31c Lloyd Audiss was having a few days furlough between trips on sea duty and stopped at Mitchell, SD on his way home. He was visiting at the home of a friend, when one of the members of the family came down with diphtheria and Lloyd was quarantined in also.

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60 Years Ago

Bennett Co.…

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Football game Friday at new facility Seating and Parking changes

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By Tim Huether

This Friday evening is the first home football game of the season and it will also be the first game at the new football and track facility, featuring a new bleacher setup and modified parking.

Friday will also be Parent’s Night with introductions to begin prior to the game against Custer, with kickoff set for 6:30. Parents of players and cheerleaders are asked to be on hand…

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Cozads commended in resolution by County and City

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By Tim Huether

Fred and Luella Cozad were commended for their service to Bennett County by Bennett County Commissioners and the City of Martin in a resolution passed by both entities. The resolution was read and approved at the Sept. 3, County Commissioner meeting.

The resolution points out the Cozad’s many years of service, stating they provided generous, efficient, courteous and dedicated…

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Friends & Fancies

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Robert Jennings Moreland (February 21, 1923 – August 28, 2014)

Robert Jennings Moreland was born to John Jennings (Jack) and Grace Fairhead Moreland, at the home of his grandparents, G.O. and Julia Boden Fairhead, in Merriman, Neb., on February 21, 1923. At that time, the family lived on a farm about 10 miles east of Martin, South Dakota. In 1931, the family leased a ranch at the head of LaCreek,…

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Tickets available for Fred Cozad induction

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By Tim Huether

When Martin resident Fred Cozad is inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame Sept. 13, in Chamberlain, several current and former Martin area residents will be making the trip. There is still time for you to join in and help honor Fred by calling 605-234-4216.

Tickets may be purchased up to the day of the event, however, if you want to be seated in the section with other…

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