Today, premature or especially tiny babies receive top notch care in highly specialized facilities. In 1928, 3-pound, 4-ounce Irene (Harmon) Bunnell of Oacoma was wrapped in cotton for two weeks and sent home in a shoebox. Some might say she was born tough.
Herold Hubbard retired from Hubbard Implement after 70 years of dedicated service. Hubbard is shown here with his three former secretaries, Paula Jandreau, Judy Wynia and Connie Talich. A celebration for Herold was held at AmericInn on Sunday, August 10, with a large crowd of people to give him well wishes in his retirement.
While local parents will be sending their children backto- school next week to begin another year of learning, the older population of the Chamberlain/Oacoma area will have the opportunity to become involved with a national organization dedicated to lifelong learning for adults.
CHS Athletic Director Todd Palmer delivers the opening address at the CHS Booster Club Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Friday night. Palmer filled in for SDSU women’s basketball coach
Aaron Johnston, who could not attend the event due to the birth of his child.
The show choir started its season Aug. 8, as usual, with a camp to learn the songs for the upcoming year. This year’s theme is stars and will feature songs such as “Shooting Star” by Owl City and “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic.
The Chamberlain Mallards fought their way into the State tournament with a 6-3 win over Four Corners in the District 3 tournament. The Mallards were the third representative from District 3, along with Plankinton, Wessington Springs and District champs, Miller.