Wolf Point Herald

Commissioners Approve RMC Meals Delivery, Fairgrounds Hydrant

The Roosevelt County Commissioners approved a renewal of a contract with Roosevelt Medical Center on Tuesday, June 30, for the purchase and delivery of 700 daily Meals On Wheels meals in the Culbertson area at a cost of $7.30 per meal and $2 delivery.
The approval came one week after the commissioners approved a contract with Northeast Montana Health Services for the purchase and delivery of 2,000 Meals On Wheels meals in Wolf Point and 100 in Poplar at $12 per meal and $2.50 for each delivery.
In other business, a woman from Culbertson who said she is a volunteer for the fair board asked the commissioners for help to stop what she called slander posted on Facebook against her related to her duties as a fair volunteer. She said she has volunteered for the fair for almost 50 years.
No action was taken.
In another matter, the commissioners voted to move a fire hydrant at the fairgrounds in Culbertson into the parking lot at county expense because it is a safety issue.
The commissioners also established the courthouse in Wolf Point and the county building in Culbertson as locations for posting public notices.

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Youngest Float Builder

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Aaron Johnson, 6, of Wolf Point was the youngest float builder working on the 20-foot long replica of the 85-year-old, 1,074-foot Lewis and Clark Bridge the Wolf Point Lions Club is building for the Wild Horse Stampede/Wolf Point Centennial parade Thursday through Saturday, July 9-11. The Lions float will be one of 10 showcased floats that will be paraded around Marvin Brookman Stadium during grand entries before rodeo performances. Aaron’s father and grandfather are Lions James and Gary Johnson.    (Submitted photo)

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To Wed August 16

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Cameo Lea Buckles and Mehsin William Wehbe are planning an Aug. 16 wedding in Wolf Point. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Emma Buckles of White Shield, N.D., and Irvin Olson of Poplar. The groom-to-be is the son of Ali and Julie Wehbe of Wolf Point.

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Lewis and Clark Wall Dedicated At Library

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The Lewis and Clark Wall, a permanent addition to the Roosevelt County Library in Wolf Point, was dedicated Monday, June 29, with actor Arch Ellwein portraying Teddy
Roosevelt. Nathan Beaudry, Lisa Dunn, Lorene Hintz, Judy Holum, Tomina Kinzie, Julie Schumacher, Nancy Sietsema and Gail Taylor were recognized for their combined efforts creating the mural and wall dedicated to historical heroes Lewis and Clark and Sacajawea with a mix of painting, quilting and framed photography.   (Photo by John Plestina)

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California Man Arrested For Threats With Gun in Wolf Point

Wolf Point Police officers confronted a man armed with a handgun who is alleged to have threatened police Friday, June 26.
Two officers responded to the 200 block of Fourth Avenue South at 2:30 p.m., following a 911 call from a city water department employee who police say had confronted the man, telling him to put the gun down.
Officers arrested Tyrule Davis, 43, of Moreno Valley, Calif. Davis is held in the Roosevelt County Jail facing a felony charge of assault on a peace officer or judicial official.
No police officers were reported injured.
An online search shows several other addresses for Davis in California, including Los Angeles and Sacramento, North Las Vegas, Nev., and several others in numerous states.
Minimal information was available early this week.
Davis remained lodged in the Roosevelt County Jail.

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