Area News

The James River Water District District awarded $10,000 to the Sanborn Conservation District for purchasing a grass seeding drill to assist operators in the county with planting native grasses for CRP contracts, cover crops, food plots, wildlife habitat, and other conservation programs.
These plantings, along with future plantings, will improve the water quality by reducing soil erosion and nutrient runoff.

Letcher American Legion Auxiliary President Sandi Ruml presented Sanborn Central Principal Connie Vermeulen with a box of school supplies to be used for any kids who have used theirs up or who have lost items.
They will be kept in the library and students may go there to ask for items they need. This is to aide the teachers so they do not have to buy supplies on their own.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 29 members met on Oct. 29, at 2 p.m., in the Woonsocket Community Center with District 6 President Linda Holmes and District Treasurer Ellen Speck of Gann Valley. President Linda Holmes presented the yearly agenda and distributed forms that report the unit activities to be returned to her.
Plans were made for the Veterans Day supper on Nov. 11. Veterans and school personnel were invited to the supper, as well as Auxiliary members. Bingo games were played at 7 p.m. after the supper.
Coupons have been sent to the commissaries in Germany and Korea for military families.
The next meeting will be Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the solarium of Prairie View Apartments.
Cookies are to be furnished for the PVHC Bingo on Dec. 14, by Fran Peterson and Paula Linke.