Littman, enters the modeling world

April 12, 2018

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Sophie Littman has a promising career ahead of her.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
Sixteen-year-old Sophie Littman is a fresh-faced model. She is the daughter of Kevin Littman and Stacy (TerMeer) Littman. Stacy, who graduated from Hendricks Public School in 1988, is the granddaughter of Vilas Ter Meer, former teacher in Hendricks, and Darlene TerMeer, former employee of the school.
Sophie has been dancing jazz, hip hop, ballet and tap with a private studio since the age of 3. “Because of the movement, dancing has really helped her become aware of her body,” Stacy said. “This has helped her modeling.”

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Chocolate auction

April 12, 2018

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Jessica Siverson, right, is pictured with Slade “Tarzan Boy” Siverson, auctioneer for the 2018 Chocolate Auction held at the Hendricks Golf Course Clubhouse as a fundraiser for the Plant PaTroll.

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Department shop to go up for bid

April 12, 2018

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners met last Tues­day, April 3 with Commission­ers Rick Hamer and Corey Sik absent. Due to the weather, the meeting was short.
During the Engineer’s report, Lincoln County Engineer Joe Wilson talked with the Board of Commissioners regarding the possibility of putting the old Highway Department shop in Tyler up for bid. Commission­ers present were in favor of this, and the building will be put up for bid.

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Four Lincoln County schools attended Ag Awareness Day

April 12, 2018

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Hendricks third and fourth grade students attended Ag Awareness Day held in Lake Benton on Thursday. Pictured are students from the four Lincoln County schools listening to Abby Popowski as she talks about dairy farming. The students shook containers of heavy cream to make butter while they listened.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lincoln County Farm Bu­reau sponsored Ag Awareness Day, held at Lake Benton Elemen­tary School, on Thursday, April 5. More than 180 third and fourth grade students from four Lincoln County schools— Hendricks, Lake Benton, Ivanhoe, and RTR—attended the program, visiting nine different educational sta­tions around the school gymna­sium.
The different stations included a variety of approaches. One had live animals, while others includ­ed presentations, crafts, snacks, and/or games.

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Carnival fun!

April 12, 2018

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Games were played and prizes won by the gym full of children at the Hendricks Public School Carnival last week.

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“Steel Magnolias” continues Friday

April 12, 2018

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Kathy Holck of Ruthton (seated) as M’Lynn and Jocelyn Klein of Tyler as Annelle.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The Lake Benton Opera House spring play, “Steel Magnolias,” will continue this weekend with performances on Friday and Sat­urday, April 13-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m.
This weekend’s weather forced the cancellation of Sun­day’s matinee performance after big crowds and good reviews for Friday and Saturday’s perfor­mances.

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HCHA Volunteer Program celebrates 40 years of volunteerism

April 12, 2018

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Luther Eidem, one of 80 HCHA volunteers, is pictured calling Bingo.

 As we welcome spring and all the newness that comes with it, Hendricks Community Hospital Asso­ciation will take time this April to thank our many dedicated volunteers dur­ing National Volunteer Week, which takes place April 15-21, 2018. Our vol­unteers have an important place in the organization and impact the lives of oth­ers daily through service. While National Volunteer Week takes place one time per year, our appreciation of volunteers spans the entire year, through all the seasons, and on a day-to-day basis…– Ashley Citterman,Volunteer Coordinator

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Easter Egg Hunt a little different this year in Hendricks

April 5, 2018

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Children and their parents and grandparents stand in line to get Easter eggs and goodies at the park in Hendricks last Saturday.

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
For the first time in recent memory, the children attending the Hendricks Easter Egg Hunt were not able to hunt for their eggs.
Every year on the day before Easter, the annual Easter Egg Hunt is held in Veterans Memorial Park. The eggs are filled and hidden by members of the Hendricks Community Club, and the children are counted then told how many eggs each of them may find.
This year, however, was different…

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Ninth annual Chocolate Auction to be held this weekend

April 5, 2018

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Decadent desserts, artwork, show tickets and other items too numerous to name have been auctioned at the past Chocolate Auctions. This year’s Chocolate Auction is in April.

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
Vines, Wine and Chocolate Divine is the theme of this year’s Chocolate Auction, which will be held Saturday, April 7 at the Hendricks Golf Course Clubhouse.
Past auctions have featured decadent desserts, artwork, show tickets, and many other items too numerous to name, combined with an evening of fun and laughter. The Chocolate Auction is the premier event of the year, with proceeds designated each year to various community projects.

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Council reviews pet ordinance

April 5, 2018

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
After receiving reports of dogs biting people in town, the Hendricks City Council reviewed the pet ordinance, also discussing the enforcement licensing dogs in town.
The council discussed the need for pet owners to control their dogs. A dog that bites someone will be labeled potentially dangerous or dangerous.
The council also discussed fining pet owners who have dogs that are not licensed.
A copy of the pet ordinance is available upon request at City Hall.

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