Updated November 2, 2006
Election is Tuesday
The General Election is next Tuesday, Nov. 7, with nearly all races on the ballot being contested plus several issues being voted on. . . .
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Tri-Parish Youth have busy November scheduled
As we look out the window and see the wind blow the leaves off the tree, we sense a feeling of sadness. Yet with this sadness we also feel an anticipation of the upcoming holidays where families and friends meet to share stories and celebrate the love that surrounds them during this joyous season. . . .
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Food exhibit at Spirit Center
The large conference room in the Spirit Center is hosting an exhibit of food and food preparation during the last century. It is a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, which will be here until Dec. 2, 2006.  The exhibit explores the history and mystery of food in America.
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Assumption Parish Dinner is Nov. 5
Ferdinand’s Assumption Parish will host its annual parish dinner and raffle on Sunday, November 5th at the Ferdinand Hall. . . .
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'Kick Butts', Diabetes Month programs offered by Hospital
St Mary’s Hospital is sponsoring a smoking cessation program, Kick Butts, to help people interested in quitting tobacco.  The group sessions will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. beginning November 8 in the SMH conference room. . . .
Becky Ewing, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator, has scheduled two public presentations for anyone interested in learning more about diabetes.  The Cottonwood presentation is scheduled for Monday, December 4 in the SMHC Conference Room. . . .
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PES to have Veterans Day program
Prairie Elementary will observe Veterans Day with a musical program on Friday, November 10th at 12:30 p.m. in the Prairie Elementary Gym.  All Veterans and their family members are invited.  Parents are welcome to attend too.  . . .
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Pirates blast Timberline; 8 earn medals at Grangeville
The Prairie football team finished their most successful season in 18 years with a flourish as they blasted the Timberline Spartans 52-6 Friday, Oct. 27 at Cottonwood. . . .
Cottonwood Wrestling Club brought home 8 medals from the Grangeville tournament on Saturday Oct 28. . . .
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Volleyball awards presented
On this page is a picture of the top award winners for this year's PHS Volleyball team. . . .
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Prairie students attended the District II Honor Music Festival. In front are Colleen Terhaar, choir; Calista Karel, choir; and Justina Zigler, band. Back from left are Kevin Karel, choir; Vit Spanhel, choir; Alex Flatt, band and Gina Seubert, band. Honor band and choir students are selected as the “Cream of the Crop” from the high school ensembles. They are given the opportunity to perform with all the top music students in District II. Students prepare for a performance in two rehearsal, which are located in Lewiston. The performance is this Saturday at Lewiston High School at 7 p.m. 

On crazy hat day the children teamed up to say "Hats Off Against Drugs" by wearing a variety of interesting, silly and crazy hats. Mrs. Schumacher's first graders are shown wearing their hats along with the elementary school's drug free coordinator, Mrs. Laurie Karel. 

Cindy Schumacher's first graders enjoyed celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Along with the important message of saying NO to drugs, the children enjoyed dressing up for each theme day including "crazy sock" day. In the picture the children are showing off their wild and crazy socks to say, "Sock It To Drugs". 

On October 11 the Center For Discovery held a community BINGO night in coordination with "Lights on After School". We excited to see about 45 community members attend. It was great to see entire families along with some Grandmothers, and friends spending time together. We would like to say thank you to all who attended.  

The Cottonwood Women’s bowling team sponsored by Bud’s Saw Shop in Cottonwood, who is bowling at Camas Lanes in Grangeville showed up in logger dress this past Monday for Halloween. From left to right are: Laura “Two Bits” Lockett; Betty “Tirk” Campbell; Georgia “Buzz Saw” Beeh, and Marie “Stump-Jumper” Lerandeau. A huge thank you to Bud’s for loaning the four chain saws to us; they added the finishing touches to our attire! Special thanks to Jerry, Clayton and Stan Lockett for letting us wear their assorted logging clothing and tools to achieve the correct look! A finer bunch of loggers couldn’t be found anywhere! 

Standing in front of Bell Rock, a well known vortex located in Sedona, AZ are Mellody Gregg, Bart and Lorraine Nuxoll, Earl and Arlene Uptmor, Tim and Beth Forsmann, Mary and John Funke and Joyce Kirchner. The group recently returned from an eight day trip to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zions National Park, Monument Valley and Las Vegas. 

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