Above: Left to right are Lee Sargent and O.J. Palmer, Commanders of American Legion Post 65 and VFW Post 1723, of Ennis. These organizations placed American Flags on the graves of American Veterans buried in the Ennis Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day ceremonies.
ENNIS - Will Gilmore has earned some time off.
He just graduated from Ennis High School, the class president and co-valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA, Honor Society member, having filled his extracurricular hours with athletics and community service.
ENNIS – At a special meeting of the Ennis school board on May 24, the board approved moving forward with a $270,000 bid to expand the current weight room and add storage space at the high school, a project that would expand the building by 1,975 square feet.
Need for the project
VIRIGINA CITY – Good weather resulted in a large crowd of people from all over, judging from the variety of license plates, turning out for Virginian City’s Memorial Day parade.
The parade took place on Saturday, May 26 at 1:30 p.m., and marked the opening day of the town’s tourist season.
MADISON COUNTY - Anderson-Simpson Post 89 of The American Legion will conduct Memorial Day Veteran’s Remembrance Ceremonies at the Sheridan, Laurin, Taylor (Alder), Nevada City and Virginia City cemeteries on Memorial Day, May 28.
ENNIS – The Ennis School District’s custodial staff breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday evening, May 16, when the school board voted to continue working with them to find ways of reducing costs, rather than contract an outside firm to clean and care for the schools.
ENNIS - The memorial service for a veteran who wished to build a memorial to honor all veterans took place Saturday afternoon, May 19, at the Ennis Veterans Memorial in front of the community school.
There, people from all over the U.S. came to honor and remember Lieutenant Colonel Andrew “Andy” DeBona.
VIRGINIA CITY – Recent election results from local schools and the hospital are now available. The school district results are not official. The existing school boards must canvass these results before they are final.
However, the hospital result is final.
Below are the winners of these elections.
MISSOULA – Martin James Walsh, a 53-year-old resident of Twin Bridges, Mont., pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a substance containing a detect-able amount of methamphetamine. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeramiah Lynch presided over the hearing.
ENNIS - Despite the Madison County planning board’s recommendation that plans for the North 40 development be approved – with the conditions specified by the planning board – Ennis Town Commission, after a good bit of discussion, tabled any decision on the plans, on Thursday, May 10.