NewsJuly 29 2015

Lyman grads return for reunion

Posted by Lucy

Graduates of Lyman High School returned to the county last week to celebrate school reunions Friday and Saturday night. Several classes met individually Friday night and then gathered for an all school reunion at the Medicine Creek Golf Course Clubhouse Saturday, July 25.

Approximately 55 association members registered. In addition, a number of spouses also attended.

After a meal prepared and furnished by the clubhouse staff and alumni who brought dishes to share, Norval Millard, 1st vice president welcomed the alumni, and announced Caitlin Uthe of Presho as the winner of the 2015 alumni scholarship of $500. A collection was taken for next year’s scholarship, which is open to any Lyman alumni in their second year of post secondary study. The application deadline is April 1st.

Only one Lyman graduate, Kevin Thayer, a 1980 grad, was added to the list of deceased graduates. Dean Reumann, a 1974 alumni, was elected to serve as the new 2nd vice president to replace president Jim Cole, whose term expired this year.

Members of the honor classes in attendance were recognized, including those from 1975, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, and 2005. There were no graduates from the class of 1980 or 2010 in attendance.

A LHS trivia game was played that encompassed school history from the honored years.

It was the consensus of the assembled group of alumni that they liked meeting at the club house and unless the size of the crowd increases greatly, they would continue to meet at the golf course on the last Saturday of July.

NewsJuly 22 2015

Railroad bridge work starts

Posted by Lucy

Bridge crews completed work on the first crossing east of Reliance this week and continue working east rehabbing bridges as they proceed towards Oacoma.

NewsJuly 22 2015

Lyman School reunion Saturday at clubhouse

Posted by Lucy

Forty three years ago in May of 1972 the newly formed Lyman School District’s first graduating class walked across the stage of the school gym to collect their diplomas. The most of the students had attended other schools before coming together in the fall of 1971.

The class of 1975, which will observe their 40 reunion this weekend, was the first Lyman class to attend all four years of high school at the school in Presho.

The Lyman alumni association will hold a school reunion at the Medicine Cree Golf Course Clubhouse from 6 pm to 9 pm. Saturday, July 25th to honor all graduates including the honor classes ending in "5" and "0". The Lyman County Herald will take photos of the honor classes for publication in the following week’s issue.

The association will furnish pork loin sandwiches and local alumni may bring chips, appetizers, a salad or a dessert to share. A free-will offering will be collected for the sandwiches.

After the meal, a short business meeting to elect a 2nd vice-president and address any other matters before the association will be held followed by the introduction of honor classes, and the announcement of the 2015 Lyman alumni scholarship recipient.

Current officers include; Jim Cole, president; Norval Millard, 1st vice – president, Christie Collins, 2md vice president, Shelli Collins, secretary, and Lucy Halverson, treasurer.

Individual classes holding gatherings Friday night include class of 1975 at the golf course, 1980 at Mike Authier’s, 1995 at Hot Rod’s Steakhouse and 2005 at the golf course.

NewsJuly 22 2015

PHS alumni to meet Saturday

Posted by Lucy

The 2015 PHS all-school reunion will be held Saturday, July 25th at the Christ the King parish hall in Presho. Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the banquet will start about 6:00 pm.

The Saturday evening meal will be prepared and served by the Catholic ladies organization. PHS alumni members are asked to provide salads and desserts.

A brief business meeting to elect officers will take place after the banquet followed by a short program to name the 2015 distinguished alumnus. Those classes ending in "0" and "5" will be recognized and announced.

While this year’s event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first four-year graduating class of PHS that included eight graduates in 1915.

Several members of the class of 1940 including Dean Brakke, Arlene Ambur, and Daryld Walters all of Presho are expected to attend and celebrate their 75th reunion.

Friday evening, the museum will be open from 5 - 7 pm and they invite everyone to their free will donation wine and cheese event.

On Sunday, a private room has been reserved at Hutch’s Café for a pay-as-you-go breakfast/brunch from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Make your plans now to be a part of the PHS Alumni activities, socialize and reminisce with your friends at the annual all-school reunion.

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