Shields Valley News

Rebels’ playoff game is set for Saturday
Jean Skillman
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Congratulations to the Shields Valley Rebels football team as they play in the first round state playoff football game against Geraldine-Highwood.

The game is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in Wilsall.

Since this is a state playoff game, no passes will be honored. The cost to attend is $7 for adults and $6 for students. 


School news

• The Halloween Costume Parade at the Shields Valley Elementary School is at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Wilsall school gym.

• Shields Valley Students of the month for October are: kindergarten-Ian Hinton; first grade-Denali Prosser and Gabrielle Leach; second grade-Angelica Blackcrow-Crafton and Sam Hinton; third grade-Addison Lookhart and Avery Watson; fourth grade-Shaw Olson and Sierra Wilcox; fifth grade-Payden Prosser and Kaii Jarvis-Sarrazin; sixth grade-Shayne Taylor and Anna Collins.


Notice of death

Word has been received of the Oct. 22 unexpected death of Jeffrey “Jeff” Burdette in Billings. He is survived by his parents, Chuck and Betty Burdette, of Wilsall; brother Jay Burdette; sister Teresa Evans; and children Charles and Jaiden. A celebration of his is life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Wilsall Community Church. There will be a fellowship time following the service.


Commissioners visit

County Commissioners Clint Tinsley, Steve Caldwell and Bill Berg will be in Shields Valley Friday, Nov. 1. From 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. they will be at Old Wilsall Hardware Deli, also known as Val’s, and from 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. they will be at Shields Valley Hardware in Clyde Park.  


Fire Department party

The Wilsall Fire Department is hosting a Halloween Party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday,  Oct. 31. There will be food, games and prizes.


Holiday dinners

Senior Citizens Holiday dinners at Shields Valley Schools have been scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Clyde Park and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Wilsall. To make reservations call Anita Crane at 686-4621 in Clyde Park  and Sammie Capuano at 578-2535 in Wilsall.


Church news

• The Shields River Lutheran Women’s monthly Bible Study meets at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church in Wilsall. 

• Paul Seastrand of Wilsall will be the guest speaker at the 9 a.m. worship service Sunday, Nov. 3, at Shields River Lutheran Church in Wilsall.

• Stephen Fanning of Bozeman will be the guest speaker at the 10:45 morning worship service Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Wilsall Community Church. A Harvest Dinner will follow in the fellowship hall.

• The four Park County United Methodist Churches-Shields Valley, Pine Creek, Grace and Holbrook-meet at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Grace, 302 S. Ninth St. in Livingston. This is All Saints Sunday, where the church remembers members who have passed away.


Club news

• The Wilsall Wranglers 4-H Club meeting is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Wilsall School Multipurpose Room. 

• The Clyde Park Women’s Club met Oct. 28 at the Clyde Park Tavern and Cafe. They welcomed new member Bonnie Dorr. Guest speaker Cathy Dowdell  told  them about the plans for the 2020 Farmers Market in Shields Valley. The club members finalized their plans for the Fall Festival. It is planned for Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Clyde Park Community Hall. Soup, chili, desserts and drinks will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a free will offering. There will be games and prizes for children with the games costing 25 cents a game. 



• Wilsall Women’s Pinochle Club met Monday afternoon at the Shields Valley Senior Center. Prize winners were Tammy Palmer, high; Marge Briggs, low; and Georgia Hogenson, traveling.  

• Winners of the Oct. 29 Senior Citizens card party were Marie Smith, first; Georgia Hogenson, second; and Betty Burdette, traveling.


School schedule 

• Oct. 31: The Halloween Costume Parade at the Shields Valley Elementary School is at 3 p.m. at the Wilsall school gym.

• Oct. 31-Nov. 1: The District Volleyball Tournament is at Manhattan  Christian. 

• Nov. 2: First Round State Playoff Football Game between Shields Valley and Geraldine-Highwood is at 1 p.m. in Wilsall.