Holidays

A True Survivor
She's Margaret (Peggy) Bell (1888-1982,) & we're reading her unforgettable story in the book, "When Montana and I Were Young; A Frontier Childhood," up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Lost for almost half a century & NEVER before published, "When Montana and I We…
Helpful Stuff From Puff
How can you keep snow & ice off your auto windshield? I did some research over the New Year's weekend & I submit that a solution of 3 parts vinegar to 1 part water sprayed on your vehicle windshield every night during our Montana winter can cut your ice-scraping time in hal…
Having A Ball
A BINGO Ball that is...Bingo's going to be on tap tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon over at our Shelby Senior Center. The entire community's invited to c'mon in & seek some shelter from the storm. The bingo cage will start churning & turning at 2 o'clock SHAR…
Say Cheese
WHO would ever do a book on "CHEESE?" Meet Vermont Professor Catherine Donnelly. She's a professor of Nutrition & Food Science, & the new book that the Prof edited is, "The Oxford Companion to Cheese." This "cheesy" book includes more than 850 entries covering c…
Come Together @ The Center
This Monday night will be "Community Prayer Night down at the Pondera Community Center. Monday's evening gathering will run from 6:30 to 7:30. ALL are most welcome to attend Community Prayer Night" as the community comes together. We'll have victory here yet...
What Do U Do When The Shooting Starts?
Go out & buy a gun I guess. At least that's what author Chris Bird brags in his newest book. "Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage: When Seconds Count, Police Are Still Minutes Away." "Gunsmoke" Chris is also the author of "Thank God I Had A Gun: The Concealed Handgun Manual,…
Only 90 Years YOUNG
How about Shelby's Myrtle Miller Meyer...They're having a 90th Birthday CELEBRATION for her this Saturday afternoon over at the Shelby Senior Center. It's the best kind of birthday too with the best kind of grub...a POTLUCK dinner for Myrtle...
Forever Together
There will be an Open House tomorrow (Friday) afternoon to CELEBRATE the 40 Year Anniversary of Jim & Virginia Kalbflesch! The "Big Bash" will be happening from 1 until 4 o'clock Friday afternoon over at St. William's Parish here in Shelby. A ...
Send Search & Rescue
Forget the cab...Toole County Search & Rescue is at your service! If you plan on bringing in the New Year this Saturday night, PLEASE plan for a designated driver OR,if you need a ride back home where you belong, simply dial 434 5585. Toole County Search & Rescue will be standing by …
How Windy Is It?
Windy enough along with al the blowing snow & poor visibility to cancel the Pow Wow over in Heart Butte. Their Christmas Pow Wow got scrubbed yesterday (Tuesday) & also today. The high winds & blowing snow didn't stop there either. Meal deliv...
Zee Is 4 Zinc
Unless you're in Canada. Up there, it's "Zed" is for zinc. At any rate, I've been "researching" whether taking zinc for colds makes Mr. Cold go away any faster. Ever since a 1984 study that showed that zinc supplements kept people from get…
Back 2 The Heritage
I'll be returning to the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby tonight (Tuesday) to read & share more Montana History. Marie Ostrem filled in at the rostrum for me last week &, to the best of my knowledge unless she was slacking, continued on with a brand new read…

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