13 teams of coyote hunters took part of the 2014 Dupree Dog Days on February 7-8, 2014. A fundraiser was held for the Dupree High School Rodeo team with a percentage of each entry fee being allocated for the club. Six teams from the DHS club were auctioned off for a days work during the spring. Money raised will help benefit the club by providing to help send club members to a rodeo school of their choice.
The C-EB Braves wrapped up their regular season in front of a hometown crowd on Monday night with a 68-47 win over Mobridge-Pollock. The C-EB gymnasium was full as fans packed the gym for a chance to watch the Braves play for only the fifth time this season. The last time the Braves played at home was on January 20, against Red Cloud before playing their last seven games on the road.
Saint Paul Resident, Louis Maynard Jones, Jr., age 53, passed away at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska on December 21, 2013.
Louis was born in Pierre, South Dakota to the late Louis Sr. and Marie Jones on September 17, 1960.
Louis was a Solid Waste Manager with the City of St. Paul until his retirement in November 2013. He was a long time member of the St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department and retired as Chief in 2011. Louis was also a member of the Emergency Medical Technician Squad. He was an advocate and volunteered his time with Victim Services; an organization against Domestic Violence. Louis was an avid outdoors person and enjoyed camping, barbequing and hiking.
He leaves behind his beloved wife Brenda Jones; son Dustin Jones; granddaughter Leslie Jones; grandson Caleb Zacharof; brother Joseph Jones; sister-in-law Barbara Iron Wing; sister Chauncina Bourdukofsky; brother-in-law Jason Bourdukofsky, Sr.; godfather Greg Fratis, Sr.; nieces Tara Bourdukofsky, Connie Bergo, Binni Bourdukofsky, Sharana and Chauncina Iron Wing; nephews Jason Jr., and Benedict Bourdukofsky, George Jr. and Racine Iron Wing; cousins Curtis and Keith Marshall, Leatrice Penny, Coretta Bowker, Candice, Linda, Patty and Billy Lebeau, Charlene and Michael Four Bear, Clem White Dog and Jennifer Molas; godchildren Ryan Kozloff, Kayla Kushin and Jared Philemonoff and many great grand nieces and nephews.
Louis was preceded in death by his parents Louis M. Jones, Sr., and Hazel Marie Jones; brothers George Sr. and Larry Iron Wing; grandson Dyllan Jones; godmother Alice Philemonoff; nephew Mark Iron Wing; and Aunts Hazel Four Bear and Dorothy Lebeau.
A burial service was held at the Saints Peter & Paul Church in St. Paul, Alaska where he was remembered by many. Louis was laid to rest at the St. Paul Cemetery.
Dale McLellan of Lantry, SD was named the 2014 “Commercial Producer of the Year” by the South Dakota Limousin Association. Dale and his wife Terri accepted the award that was presented at the SD annual banquet in Rapid City February 6, 2014. Also in attendance at the banquet were family members – their grandson, Klayte; son-in-law, Shane Farlee; and nephew and his wife, Josh and Morgan Newman.
Members of the Spirit Squad dance at halftime of the Junior High game on Monday night at the C-EB gymnasium. The Spirit Squad has performed at seven home games and also performed twice at the Lakota Nation Invitational Basketball tournament in Rapid City. The squad is open to girls from Kindergarten through fourth who attend Cheyenne Eagle Butte. The squad started in the fall performing at C-EB football games. The Spirit Squad is coached by Chip Bird Necklace.
The C-EB Lady Braves played their last regular season game Monday night as they faced the #3 Lady Thorpes in Pine Ridge. The Lady Braves held their own against the Lady Thorpes but came up short in the end loosing 59-47.
After trailing the Lady Thorpes by 14 points in the second quarter, the Lady Braves rallied on a 14-3 run to pull within seven points at halftime as they trailed 31-24.
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Kolleen Kay Hagel, 71, of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014. Born in Eagle Butte, S.D. on May 28, 1942, to Melvin and Iona Bringman.
Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home, Lincoln N.E.
Cordelia (Iron Lightning) Dupris, age 91, of Eagle Butte, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at her home in Eagle Butte.
Funeral services were at 10:00 a.m. MST, Monday, February 17, 2014, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Eagle Butte. Burial followed at the Diamond D Family Cemetery in Iron Lightning. Wake services were at 7:00 p.m. MST, Sunday, February 16, 2014, with a procession from the 4 mile junction at 4:00 p.m.