Bennett County Bulletin
the Bennett County Booster
JH Science Fair and Classroom Showcase
Thursday, March 5, 5:30-7 p.m., in the JH little gym. Come check out the projects.
Bennett County 4-H Beef Market Weigh In
Friday, March 6, 9-11 a.m., at Martin Livestock Auction.
Special Canada Goose Season Open House
Meeting, Thursday, March 12, 3-6 p.m., at the library meeting room. Hosted by the SD department of Game Fish and Parks. Contact Conservation Officer, Tom Beck, with any questions, 685-6335 or 381-6433.
Meeting, Wednesday, March 18, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Bennett County Hospital/Nursing Home. Contact Lynn Ward at 685-6446 or go to www.bloodhero.com and enter code: martin.
Bennett County Commissioners
Meeting, Wednesday, March 4, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.
Tuthill Volunteer Fire Department
Meeting, Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.
LaCreek District Meeting
Meeting, Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m., at the LaCreek CAP office.
Lucky Ladies Card Club
Thursday, March 5, at 2:00 p.m. at the Martin Senior Housing. Open to anyone wanting to attend.
Grief Support Group
Meeting, Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Martin. Everyone welcome.
Masonís Pioneer Lodge 219
Meeting, Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lodge Hall.
Preschool Coordination and Transition
Informational/planning meeting, Monday, March 9, 10:30 a.m., in the Activity Center Community Room. For questions or more information, please contact Mrs. Ready at 685-6343.
Martin City Council
Meeting, Wednesday, March 11, 5:30 p.m., Community Room next to the Bennett County Library.
Vetal Volunteer Fire Department
Meeting Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.
American Legion and Auxiliary
Meeting, Wednesday, March 11, 6:30 p.m. Free will offering supper at 5:30 p.m. American Legion Post home.
Knights of Columbus
Meeting, Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m., Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Martin.
Bennett County School Board
Meeting, Monday, March 16, at 5:00 p.m. at the Library
Meeting, Monday, March 16, 5:00 p.m., Community Room at the Activity Center, Martin. New members welcome.
Martin Volunteer Fire Department
Meeting, Tuesday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.
Bennett County Commissioners
Meeting, Wednesday, March 18, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.
Bennett County Booster II at 685-6866 to add to the bulletin.
In 1910 unalloted Indian trust land, in what is now known as Bennett County, was ceded to the Federal Government by the Oglala Sioux Indians and opened for settlement October 1, 1912. During this period of slightly more than 50 years, a modern, attractive trade center has been developed to serve this growing wheat and cattle producing area.
Surrounded by the tall prairie grasses of south central South Dakota, our heartland town of Martin has a population of 1,106 and serves a market area of approximately 8,000. The largest community in Bennett County and the county seat, Martin is the center for business, education and medical care.
Martin's popularity is growing. Housing is affordable and attractive. The scenery and recreational opportunities are unmatched with a very unique quality of life. Our kids are growing up in a hometown setting, surrounded by people who share middle-American values. Our schools are excellent. And South Dakota has the lowest crime rate in the nation.
But it's the people in our small town who make living here so special. We share a strong community spirit that comes from active civic involvement, volunteerism and positive relationships between business, schools and government.
Check out the Photo Gallery of Martin!
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