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 By Grace Moore    News    August 22, 2019 

Road drainage causes concern for residents

Bill and Emily Smith, representing Pine Haven’s Cedar Hills Drive, addressed the council at last Tuesday’s meeting through their appointed spokesman, TJ Gideon, to discuss their concerns about...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 22, 2019 

Second truck for Pine Haven fire department

The Pine Haven Volunteer Fire department has been on the lookout for an affordable “pumper” or fire truck that can run a reserve for their big red Engine 1. Currently, the department owns one pumper; the grass land fire trucks are not recognized...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    August 22, 2019 

Welcome to Pine Haven Days

Mark your calendars; Saturday, August 31 is Pine Haven Day! This year’s festivities commences with a pancake feed at the fire hall from 9 until 11 a.m. sponsored the Pine Haven Town Council,...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 15, 2019

Street work raises queries

Choice Services, the contractor sealing many of the asphalt streets throughout Moorcroft, was prepared to begin laying the first coat of slurry on Goshen early Tuesday morning, but after serious discussion among Moorcroft’s governing body the...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    August 15, 2019

Seniors move to the MTC

The Moorcroft seniors have been using the town-owned center on North Big Horn for many years, but as the almost century-old building and its fellows along the block fell further into disrepair, the decision was made by the town council that the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 15, 2019

Early delivery

At Monday night's meeting, Moorcroft Police Officer Jory Tadlock and Ambulance volunteers Rusty Williams, Denene Humphries, Dorothy Baron, Jessica Schnabel and Andrea Pfeil received commendation and...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    August 8, 2019

School exit road a no-go

There have been several dirt work machines working on the south side of Moorcroft High School over the last few weeks; the contractor has begun the process of upgrading the single ingress/egress from Country Club Lane into the existing south parking...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    August 8, 2019

Moorcroft Welcomes new dentist

The dental clinic in Moorcroft has always been a satellite of the center in Newcastle and, while the town has benefitted by having a local treatment facility, the monies and personnel always returned...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 1, 2019

Rained out

The Pine Haven Town Council met for a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon to accept a two-week stay of work from Sacrison Paving to allow the ground to dry from the repeated showers that have pre...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 1, 2019

Work starts on streets

The streets of Moorcroft are getting their much-needed maintenance while staying within budget as the town follows some sound advice. Public Works Director Cory Allison hired Troy Services, who began...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    August 1, 2019

Green space issue resolved

Good news was shared at last Monday’s meeting regarding the long-awaited resolution to the “green space” issue. The green space problem started when the Moorcroft swimming pool was demolished to make way for the South Little Horn Avenue meeting...

 
 By Grace Moore    Social    August 1, 2019

Flamingos land in Moorcroft again

Oh my! Those crazy pink flamingos are back in Moorcroft and this time they are working for one of Moorcroft’s own Girl Scouts, Lindsey Gray. Fifteen-year-old Lindsey has been a Girl Scout since she...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    August 1, 2019

An FFA vision for the kids

What does the future hold for the FFA school agriculture property south of the high school as the group is settling into their new opportunities and responsibilities? Teacher and advisor Hugh Jenkins talks about the challenges and plans. Jenkins had...

 
 By Grace Moore    School    July 25, 2019

School road stymied

After several discussions with Superintendent Mark Broderson and the school district’s engineering firm, the Moorcroft Town Council agreed to take responsibility for an access road the Crook County School District #1 plans to build from Rail Road...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 25, 2019

Council considers drop in town-owned lot price

Josh Fish of RT Connect addressed the council at Monday’s meeting to ascertain the criteria for building on the three and a half lots north of the West Texas Trail Museum that has been owned by the town and for sale for several years. RT has an...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

Town projects move ahead

The needed parts for the lightning-struck booster pumps that pump the water from the Madison well east of town to the municipal tank arrived last Thursday and were installed Friday, according to Public Works Director Cory Allison; and Well #6 that...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

Jubilee Days

Jubilee was very well attended this summer, starting off with the Friday Fun Night, which hosted between 200 and 300 guests. Face painting, always a favorite, was conducted by the Moorcroft Library...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

Nothing in writing

It was business as usual at Pine Haven’s meeting of the governing body last Tuesday night except for an item of contention from homeowners Nick and Cindy Bedsted. According to the Bedsteds, they had given the town right of way across their land...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 18, 2019

Healing Hearts comes to town

The Moorcroft Area chamber of Commerce and Healing Hearts Home Health came together at the home health office’s open house last Wednesday morning to cut the ceremonial ribbon welcoming them to the...

 
 By Grace Moore    Sports    July 18, 2019

Volleyball, anyone?

Moorcroft’s public works finished the new volleyball pit at Robinson’s Park just in time for Jubilee’s Family Night and the court was a hit! An audience brought chairs and took pictures as...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Fun on the Fourth

Fred Neugebauer and his crew of pyro-technicians set up and safely discharged over 1000 fireworks from the Bearclaw Peninsula Saturday night for the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department's annual...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Town booked up for Jubilee weekend

Moorcroft and the surrounding area nightly rooms are and have been fully booked for Jubilee weekend for some time and local RV park owner Paul Smoot said that he is still receiving several calls daily. Previous years saw about 1000 people for the...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 11, 2019

Booster pump repair a costly expense

Public Works Director Cory Allison has received a solid number to replace the irreparable drivers for the two booster pumps on the Madison water line and reported his findings to the Moorcroft Council at Monday’s meeting. To track down parts for...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 4, 2019

Lightning strikes water line

Last Wednesday night, lightning struck a transformer and a number of area residents and businesses were affected for several hours. This same strike traveled from the transformer up the power line and wiped out the two electric “booster” pumps...

 
 By Grace Moore    News    July 4, 2019

A pop and a whoosh

A commercial Ford F450 hauling ground sheeting to the oil fields in North Dakota burned to the ground last Thursday morning on Interstate 90 eastbound at approximately mile marker 171. Moorcroft...

 

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