Bennett County Bulletin

Courtesy of 

the Bennett County Booster


Bennett County Fair

The Bennett County Fair is August 5-9. See page B4 of the July 29 issue of the Bennett County Booster newspaper for schedule.

Martin Trap Club

The trap club will by open on Thursday nights at 6:00 p.m. Cost to shoot is $3.00 per round of 25.
You must bring your own shells.

Youth Works Kidís Club

Monday-Thursdays, 12:30-3 p.m., at the Martin Community Park. Transportation can be provided.

Heritage Center Now Open

Open Fridays from 1-4 p.m.


Knights of Columbus

Does not meet during June through August. Meetings will resume in September.

AA Group Meetings

Meetings, Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays, at 7 p.m., at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Sons of the American Legion

Meeting, Monday, August 3, 7 p.m., New American Legion Hall.

Martin Volunteer Fire Department

Training, Tuesday, August 4, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

Bennett County Commissioners

Meeting, Wednesday, August 5, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.

Tuthill Volunteer Fire Department

Meeting, Wednesday, August 5, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.

Lucky Ladies Card Club

Thursday, August 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Martin Senior Housing. Open to anyone wanting to attend.

Masonís Pioneer Lodge 219

Meeting, Thursday, August 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the Lodge Hall. (when time changes back to DST, back to 8 p.m.)     

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 Bennett County Booster II at 685-6866 to add to the bulletin.HitCounter


 Welcome to 
Martin, South Dakota!
Celebrating 100 Years

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.

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