Bennett County Bulletin
Childrenís Story Time
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m., Bennett County Library.
Meadowlarks Choir Practice
Every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. New members welcome. Call Marj Oleske, 685-6546.
Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m., Martin Grade School Activity Center.
Driverís License Testing
Driverís License Testing and State ID Cards, Wednesday, May 22, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bennett County Courthouse.
B.C. High School Rodeo Club
will be cleaning up the Bennett County Fairgrounds Wednesday, May 22, 6 p.m.
Bennett County High School Rodeo
Saturday, May 25, two performances, 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Bennett County Fairgrounds, Martin.
Memorial Day Services
Monday, May 27, American Legion, see the ad for details. Volunteers needed for raising and retiring flags on Friday, Saturday and Monday!
Tuesday, May 28, 10 a.m. -2 p.m., LaCreek/Martin CAP Office, Martin.
Every Thursday, Saturday and Monday, 8 p.m., St. Katharineís Church basement, Martin. Contact 605-685-1319 if questions.
Bennett County Commissioners
Meeting, Wednesday, May 15, 9:30 a.m., Bennett County Commissioner meeting room, Bennett County Courthouse.
Martin Volunteer Fire Department
Meeting, Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in the fire hall.
Martin Area Chamber of Commerce
Meeting, Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m., location to be announced.
Bennett County Booster II 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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