Edgemont native Henderson is appointed position at Pentagon

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John Henderson

By Amber Schumacher

Staff Reporter

EDGEMONT - John Henderson grew up in Edgemont, having much of the same experiences as any kid growing up in Edgemont has today. But Henderson’s journey after graduation in 1989 has taken him all the way to the The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., where he was recently named the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy. 

Equipped with an ROTC Scholarship...

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City makes controversial choice for Development Coordinator

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Following an exhaustive three-month process which saw the city widdle down a list of 31 potential candidates to their one top choice, the Hot Springs City Council unanimously approved Scott Sogge, age 64, as its new Development Coordinator at the regular meeting last Tuesday night, Feb. 20,

The position, formerly known as the Buildings Administrator, has the main priority of working on the progressive development of the city’s buildings and...

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Young writer and rancher aims for military service after high school

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Braden with dog

 

By Amber Schumacher 

Reporter/Photographer

HOT SPRINGS - At only 14-years-old, Hot Springs eighth grader Braden Grill stands just over 6-feet tall and boasts a bright smile and a firm handshake. Grill, son of  Brad and Trixie Grill, has a lot going on in life outside the everyday musings of a teenager about to embark on the last four years of school. 

Grill just turned 14 on Jan. 2 and already has his sights set on a future in the military. Since he was 10-years-old...

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Local artist makes tatted treasures

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By Karen Yekel

HOT SPRINGS – She sits quietly, fingers flying, creating intricate designs from mere threads, using a tool called a shuttle, no bigger than a few inches. Just her, the plastic green shuttle, the thread, and her fingers. She is tatting, basically making handmade lace using an old-fashioned art form that went by the wayside when lace met mass production with machinery.

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Ina Winter is accomplishing her post-retirement goal, learning how to tat. “I taught myself with help from...

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GF&P assisting Edgemont residents by relocating problem wild turkeys

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turkey net

By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

EDGEMONT – When talking ‘turkey’ with residents of Edgemont, its usually not a pleasant topic for most people, as the large fowls have recently created a foul scene in many areas of the community.

According to Fall River County Conservation Officer D.J. Schroeder with the S.D. Game, Fish & Parks, a resident flock of turkeys which he estimates at more than 200 birds, has caused a number of complaints by Edgemont city residents and business owners which has...

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