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Page 16- l'hursday, April 22, 1999 "WttERE TIlE KID GOT HIS NAME" ii i i i Bonnie Marie Hillsman Bonnie Marie Hillsman, 42, of Moorcroi% WY, died Thursday, April 15, 1999, in Sundance, WY. She was born November 6, 1956, in HetUnger, ND, to Kenneth Jr. and Janice M. (Smith) Brown. She graduated from Belle Fourche High School. She received her associate's degree from BHSU. In 1983, she married Archiet Hlllsman. Bonnie will be remembered for her thoughtfulness and klnd giv- ing nature. She enjoyed her pa- tients and coworkers at the Crook County Nursing Home. Survivors include her children Shenna Marie Hillsman and Clayton David Hillsman, Moor- croft; her mother Janlce Barber, Belle Fourche; two sisters, Den- ise Renee Parker, Portland, OR and MeLinda Jean Nearman, Sioux Falls: her grandmother Grace Smith, Belle Fourche; aunt and uncles David and Marlene Smith, Lester and Sharon Smith, Austin and Donna Mac Smith at[ of Belle Fourche, Gerald and Laura Bock of Osage and Lester and Bubbles Brown of Newcastle. Services were held at I 1:00 a.m. Monday, April 19, 1999 at the Southern BapUst Church in Moorcroft with Pastor Fred Creason, officiating, Burial was at Pine Slope Cemetery in Belle Fourche. A memorial has been established for her children Shenna and Clayton Hfllsman. Rdler-Roberts Funeral Chapel of Sundance is entrusted with arrangements. Patti McKinney Patti McKinney, 48, of Moor- croil, died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at Sundance. She was born Jan. 12, 1951, at Henryetta, Okla., to Clarence and Nina (Mort) Kelley. She married Harold "Mac" McKinney on May 15, 1976, In Gillette. They moved to Moorcroft in 1984. She spent her life loving and watching over her family and friends. Survivors include her husband Harold "Mac" McKinney, Moor- croR; one son. Michael Perkins, Sand Diego; two daughters, Nisma Taylor, Cambridge, Neb., and Karl McKinney, Mooreroft; her mother, Nina Bonnet, Rapid City; slx sisters, one brother, one stepson, Scan McKlnney, Cali- fornia; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Kelley, her stepfather, Slim Bonner, two brothers, David Bonner and Manuel Bonner. Funeral services were heldTues- day, April 20. at First Baptist Church, Moorcroft, with the Rev. Todd Bowers officiating. Donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the name of Patti McKinney. Fldler-Roberts Funeral Home of Spearfish was in charge of ar- rangements. + At regular meeting of Crook County School District No. One held April 15 at Hulett, Direc- tor of Special Education Robert Gates reported that the WyCAS testing is going smoothly. These are tests being given to 4th, 8th, and I Ith grade students statewlde. They will be used to measure progress in the coming years, and to clarify the direction future education needs to take. Gates said the district can expect to receive results from the state next September. Superintendent Jeff Carrier told the board that Carter County, MT is closing the school at. Alzada, which may increase the number of students attending the Hulett elementary and secondary schools. Joel McDaniel was hired as technology coor- dinator. Tina Ferrell, Christina Maupin, and Ida Mosier were hired as secondary school-to- career coordinators in the Moorcroft, Hulett, and Sundance schools respectively. Larry Goodson was approved as a Sundance bus driver, and Connie Cornelia as a substl- tute/activity bus driver. A I/4 instrumental music and I/4 vocal music extra-duty con- tract was approved for Paul Ormseth. It was decided to establish two new elemen- tary teaching positions, one in Hulett and one in Sundance. Carrier reported that High School IV will have graduation ceremonies for I I students on Friday, May 14, at 12:00 noon, at the central office. Other graduation events were confirmed for May 16, with graduation in Sun- dance at 1:00 p.m., at Hulett at 4:00 p.m., and at Moorcroft at 7:00 p.m. A number of related services agreements for special education were approved. The 1998-99 budget as amended was ac- cepted by the board. Bob Hadden, League coach in last J recreation program, to get in touch other adults, and ested in helping in with this League activiUes. uled a meeting at Wednesday. April Powder River Energy lty room. Little League all boys and girls ages young people in this are eligible. Hadden "I hope we can and see what everybod3 son." Hadden said. maUon call htm Doug Ramsey, project engineer, Wyoming Highway Department, is getting the Inyan Kara Creek project on 1-90 on the move. "As early as mid- week, or by the end of the week, we will try to put westbound traffic to a single lane," said Ramsey. "We are expecting single traffic for approximately eight to ten weeks for the westbound lane and then later eastbound lane." The project in- cludes: a four inch overlay, slope flatten- ing, safety shoulder work, and the length- ening of the decelera- tion and acceleration lanes. New signs and guard rall work will be done later on during the project. The proposed completion date is September 15. Open Meeting Red Cross babysitting course offered Crook County Public Health will be offering the American Red Cross babysitting class for ages 10 and over. The Course will be offere~ May 17 through 21 at the Crook County l~ablic Health office. The cest of the course Is $20.00. There are schol- arships available for anyone need- ing them. If your child is interested they will need to be registered by May 7 at the Crook County Public Health office 283-1142. [STARTS FRIDAY| 7.'~ ONLY Sat. 10:.00 * 1:30 4:00 7.'~ ONIY Sun. 4.'00 & 7:00 ONLY Jeff Danlels |Y FIVBIII HAII]IAN EIGHT MILLIMETER /:IS & 9:15 lrab., April 110 (6os) 642,2268 811 today for your appointmen! 846 Ma a Street Somrneh ShawHark" carpets ALaJ,~4t la, bl,,m ,,ICbc'olM,mla~l,&/ I14,2-7 II0 Suzetts Moflne Rsdona bess Anna BrsNe nt IL rmlucdlnm Ilmlad nnl OmN Seuebu7 Ute- Health- Medicare Auto- Home- CommercialCrop Insurance Specialist Farm Bureau Membership Supplements- Long Term Care Secretary While you're at the Health Fair, the 30th, come across the street and visit the Farm Bureau Team. 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