‘Anchors Aweigh’ Edgemont school play March 19, 20

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EDGEMONT – The Edgemont High School will be presenting the play “Anchors Aweigh! A Farce at Sea” on Friday and Saturday, March 19-20 at 7 p.m. both nights in the Edgemont Gymnasium. The play is by Craig Sodaro and made available through Pioneer Drama Publishing.

Cost to attend the production is $7 for adults and $6 for students, which includes a Dessert Bar sponsored by the Junior Class.

The cast of student members involved in the play, and their characters, include:

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Four candidates unopposed in upcoming city election

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – In this year’s Edgemont city election, only the mayoral race and a city council seat in Ward 2 are competitive races, as four city council candidates will be running unopposed for the other vacant seats. City elections will be held on Tuesday, April 13.

In the race for Edgemont Mayor, incumbent Carla Schepler is facing a challenge from Junior Harper. Schepler has lived in Edgemont for 36 years and is employed by Yesway Foods as a meat cutter. Harper...

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Late investor hoping to sway looming demolition of Wesch-Oak building

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Since being condemned in January 2020, the Wesch-Oak building at 717 North River Street has been surrounded by barricades.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS  – A potential new chapter in the Wesch-Oak building saga – and not a final chapter – was teased during Communications from the Public at the March 1 Hot Springs City Council meeting, when former Hot Springs resident Ron Eastep came to...

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Alex Christopherson to give the gift of life to sister Cherokee

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Photo by Charity Maness/Fall River County Herald-Star

Alex and Cherokee Christopherson will head to Sioux Falls next month on a life saving journey; Alex will be giving his sister Cherokee a kidney, a kidney that may save her life.

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By Charity Maness

HOT SPRINGS – In 2017 when Cherokee Christopherson of Hot Springs was celebrating the beauty of creating life, she was hit with the heartbreaking blow of complications with her kidneys; severe...

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Community invited to get ‘All Shook Up’ at school play, March 11-12

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HOT SPRINGS – The Hot Springs Schools Drama Department has been busy rehearsing for the past several weeks to bring a fun new musical comedy to the community entitled “All Shook Up,” which will be performed next Thursday and Friday, March 11 and 12 at the Mueller Civic Center Theatre, beginning at 7 p.m. each night.

This play is being presented in cooperation with the Southern Hills Community Theatre.

Unlike the school’s fall play, this spring performance is unable to be broadcast by...

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