NewsNovember 18 2015

Presho Thirft Store to expand

Posted by Lucy

The Presho Thrift Store and the City of Presho completed negations last Friday for a one-year lease on the former city bar building.

Thrift Store board member Lois Comp hopes the expansion of the store will generate more donations, more shoppers and volunteers. According to Comp, the board would like to get moved in as soon as possible.

"We’re excited!" Comp said following her meeting with Presho mayor Mike Sprenger Friday afternoon. "We’re having a painting party Sunday."

Approximately, a dozen volunteers showed up Sunday with paint brushes to apply a first coat of paint to all the interior walls. Another coat of paint will be added before volunteers start moving inventory into the space.

Comp said they will use the room for winter clothing and Christmas decorations.

"We have a lot of new Christmas items for sale," said Comp.

The oversized door between the city bar building and the hallway of the Thrift Store will be opened to allow access to the new shopping area. There will be no outside entrance to the former bar building.

With the additional floor space and storage area, the store will have room for bigger items like furniture.

Comp said they may move other items over to the additional space as they settle into the building.

The Thrift Store, a non-profit 501(3)(c) entity, will pay the city a nominal fee for rent per month to the city but cover all utilities.

Mayor Sprenger said the lease would be year to year at this point.

"Having someone in the building is a positive," Sprenger said.

Thrift Store board members include Comp, Sue Lillebo, Michelle Lintvedt, Alicia Christensen and Teresa Hanson.

The Thrift Store will be open for the Hometown Holiday open house Thursday evening, December 3rd and host Santa.

The store will also hold the annual Kids Shopping Day in the near future. Watch the Herald for details.

The Thrift Store is open Thursdays and Fridays 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm.

NewsNovember 13 2015

Lyman volleyball wins the District Championship

Posted by Lucy

The Lady Raiders celebrated with their coach after they beat Jones County in three (25-19, 25-22, 25-23) during the District Championship on Thursday, Nov. 5. Lyman then traveled to Wall to compete against Phillip in the Region 7B Championship on Tuesday, Nov. 10. It was a very close match but Lyman fell in four (23-25, 25-21, 20-25, 20-25).

NewsNovember 04 2015

Halloween fun in Presho

Posted by Lucy

Presho Elementary School announced the winners of the Pumpkin decorating contest last Friday, winners and the category they placed in include; back row; l-r; Dawsen Volmer (ugliest), Jake Millard (most creative), Payton Sullivan (scariest), Mataya Buckles (creative). Middle row; l-r; Devon Thomas (funniest), Askel Ehlers (scariest), Ashten Scott (ugliest), Marina Scott (creative), and Ireland Hyde (prettiest). Front row Bella Busch (prettiest) and Jack Bacon (funniest).

NewsNovember 04 2015

Veterans Day events planned for Nov. 11

Posted by Lucy

Veterans Day, a day set aside to pay tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who sacrificed for the freedom we know today. Democracy flourishes because of the great sacrifices of the American veteran.

In what has become a Veteran’s Day Tradition in Lyman County, the Lyman School District will honor veterans at a program to be held at the Presho gym at 10 am November 11. The public is invited to join the Lyman School District students and staff in honoring all those who have served the United States.

Elementary and Middle School Veterans Day Poster Contest entries will be displayed in the gym, and all veterans in attendance will be recognized.

Coffee and cookies will be served to guests following the program.

The Johnson-Peterson #179 Auxiliary unit will host a Veterans Day Potluck Supper at the Legion Hall in Reliance Wednesday night. The supper will start at 6 p.m. with a social hour held before the meal at 5 p.m. A short program to honor continuous members will be held following the meal.

Presho’s Buttrick unit will host a soup and pie supper at 5 pm at the Presho Fire Hall. The Auxiliary will serve the supper and following the meal the Legion members will be hosting bingo games.

The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend any or all of the above activities to show your support for the Veterans of Lyman County and the United States.

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