Vets’ Club Soup Contest 4th round
Monday, 26 January 2015 08:59
After losing by one vote to the eventual winner last year, Jolene Egger redeemed herself Friday night at the Vets’ Club 11th Annual Soup Contest. Egger’s Taco soup pulled out another close contest, but it was enough to put her in the Feb. 6 finale’.
Last year, Diane Hamling’s Country Ham Chowder beat Egger’s Taco by one vote, also in the third round. Hamling went on to win the finale’ leaving Egger wondering “what if?”
This year was also close, though. Only five votes separated her and Jerod Swanson’s South of Town Potato soup. The contestant field was filled out by Deanna Schmit’s Chicken Noodle, and Ed Bacon’s Just Chili. All contestants were given $20 in free raffle tickets.
Egger won a $25 gift card from The Plains Trading Co. She is now eligible to win the $100 Valentine Chamber Bucks grand prize in the finale’ or the $75 second prize.
Check at the Vets’ Club 402-376-3603 if interested in entering the soup contest. Only one week, Jan. 30, is left for semi-finale rounds.
All of those tasting and voting on the soups received a free raffle ticket. The raffle will be held at the contest finale’ Feb. 6 and you must be present to win. The grand prizes for the raffle are a Winchester 12-gauge shotgun, a Savage .243 rifle, and a Savage .223 rifle,
Additional raffle prizes include numerous gift certificates and donations from area businesses. Just a few of the many items to be given away are two star quilts, a tree stand, jewelry, pet products, pool cues, home decor and tools. Stop at the Vets’ Club to see all of the prizes that will be given away Feb. 6.
CC Justice Center to House Bennett Co Inmates
Friday, 23 January 2015 09:38
According to a press release from Cherry County Atty Eric Scott, a new agreement has been reached with Bennett County, South Dakota to house Bennett County inmates at the Cherry County Justice Center. The agreement was signed Wednesday January 21, 2015. Cherry County Commissioner Mark Adamson stated that "This new agreement will allow Cherry County to not only fully utilize the Justice Center, but will also provide an excellent return on the investment of the Cherry County Taxpayers."