Faith Independent

Photo courtesy Chizum Johnson
The final score of the game ended in Dupree’s favor 52-14. While the Jr. High Football team may not have finished the game how they would have liked, their determination and love for the game have set the bar high for Longhorn pride this week of homecoming and all through the year.
Photo courtesy Dianne Hellekson
FHS 2020 Homecoming Royalty candidates have been announced. In addition to the King and Queen candidates pictured above, Junior Attendants are Kaycee Groves and Tayson Jones, Sophomore attendants are Tallyn Pederson and Trey Fuller, Freshman attendants are Skylar Vig and Jakob Long. The Prince and...
 Photo courtesy Bucky Derflinger
Ronald Bachman pictured receiving his 50 year membership pin from Grand Master Wade Derflinger during the most recent meeting of the Faith Masonic Lodge #168 in Faith, SD.  Ron has dedicated 50 years and counting of service to Mason Lodge #168 and his community. He is currently the longest living...
Courtesy photo
The street light replacement project was started in 2019 and with a little luck will be completed within the next two years. City Foreman Jon Collins has been replacing the current light fixtures with the new LED models as time and budget allows. The new LED models use approximately one fourth of...
Photo courtesy of grandma Cheryl Vig
Skylar Vig, daughter of Justin and Mellissa Vig of Faith, SD, was named the Senior Girls All-Around Champion at the Southwest Dakota 4-H Rodeo held in Hermosa, SD, on July 19, 2020. Skylar placed 1st in pole bending, 2nd in goat tying, 3rd in breakaway roping, and 7th in barrel racing.
Photo courtesy Melinda Selby
Once again we had a great day for golf. We had lots of golfers, 45 in total and lots of fun. We did miss some of our regulars from Rapid City, SD, but hope to see them next year.  Our first place team; Travis Grueb, Melinda Selby, Brock Vance, Brock Williams, and Raymond Frank came in with a score...
Photo courtesy Katrina Collins
July 4, 2020, was a day spent by many celebrating America’s birthday in a variety of ways.  Durkee Lake accommodated a wide array of activities over the weekend. The North Shore Golf Club hosted a Firecracker Open golfing event(more on this next week). Eighteen campers were parked near the docks...


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