Since Pony was first settled, numerous articles have been written about how the Town of Pony got its name. Almost all the articles claim a miner, Tecumseh Smith, with a nickname of Pony due to his diminutive size, found gold in a tributary to North Willow Creek circa 1867.
Jim Murphy thought he’d be working at R.L. Winston Rod Company for at least five more years. He moved to Sheridan, Montana in 2016, adopted a dog named Beau from the Beaverhead County Animal Shelter, rented a white house along Mill Creek and took his place as the Director of Exports at the warehouse in Twin Bridges, Montana.
The Madison County Fair Board presented Nick Novich with a plaque for serving over 20 years on the fair board on June 20, and the Commanding General Mounter Color Guard will perform at the 2019 Madison County Fair.
The sun shone through the occasional cloud and the wind was calm at the Twin Bridges Airport’s Fly-In Car show June 15. The favorable flying conditions contributed to a good turnout at the biennial event.
ENNIS – Wisps of animal fur floated on Dr. Stacy Davidson’s blue jeans as she hugged the grey-blue cat, Jack, on the table. The examination room in the back of the Ennis Veterinary Hospital hosted more people than usual as equipment for a new blood-work lab was being installed.
HELENA – The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) will honor Montana Emergency Medical Services personnel from Whitehall, Miles City, Lewistown and Billings during an awards ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda Thursday, May 23 at 11 a.m.
TWIN BRIDGES – An action-packed Kentucky Derby theme was the hallmark of the Ruby Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Fireman’s Ball at the Round Barn in Twin Bridges on Saturday, May 4.
By Master Sgt. Ryan C. Matson
652nd Regional Support Group
HELENA – Teamwork. Comraderie. Adventure. A variety of missions, with no two days the same.
These are the things that attracted 1st Lt. Jacob Ahmann, already a military veteran, to seek out a job in law enforcement.
MADISON COUNTY – Alex Hogle is still learning about his new position as Madison County’s Planning Director – he started May 1.
He’s familiar with the innards of the thick binders that sit in small stacks on the table in his office, but from a county planner’s perspective, Madison County is diverse and there’s a lot to understand.