Faith Independent

It's almost here, the 112th Annual Faith Stock Show & Rodeo(FSSR)! Next Tuesday, August 9, 2022, will kick off a fun-filled and busy week of celebrating. There have been many different events over the years to enjoy at FSSR. Some have endured the 110 plus years while some have become...
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Jaysee Jones represented her state, high school rodeo team, family and self very well at the NHSFR in Gillette, WY, July 17 - 23, 2022. Jaysee placed 5th in round one of the Goat Tying event, 48 in round two, and 8th over all out of 178 contestants.   Congratulations Jaysee!
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The City of Faith and the Faith Volunteer Fire Department have once again successfully and safely provided community members and visitors with a spectacular firework display at Durkee Lake on July 4th. Large crowds gathered at each of the dock areas throughout the day accompanied by campers,...
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Finally! The very long awaited opening of the Faith City Pool has come.   After closing for the season in 2019, the pool sat dormant for 2 years. Just as community members wondered if having a pool in Faith was a thing of the past, interest was renewed and the pool has opened for the 2022 summer...
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Faith School District 46-2 Principal Kasey Hale was selected as the Region 5 High School Principal of the Year by the South Dakota Association of Secondary School Principals (SDASSP). The SDASSP is divided into 7 regions in the state of South Dakota. Region 5 includes Faith, Harding County, Bison,...
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By Krisanna Thomas    A tornado-warned storm crashed into Jones County late evening on Sunday, June 12. Residents took shelter; some in their own or others basements, some in church basements, and some in Hockenbary’s  old bank building basement. The storms began in the Black Hills and produced...
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The best and brightest from the Class of 2022 were recognized for their academic achievements during their high school career. Governor Kristi Noem and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota (ASBSD) honored students who were identified as the top one percent of their senior class, from the...
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The Faith Ladies Medical Organization(LMO) in conjunction with the Faith Ambulance recently purchased 8 Advanced External Defibrillator(AED)  units in the month of March. “With the month of March being Heart Health Month, the purchase seemed fitting,” said LMO President Michele Hulm.  The AED’s...
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The Minneapolis Brewing Company Warehouse in Faith recently received a matching grant from the South Dakota State Historical Society, as announced by Ted M. Spencer, State Historic Preservation Officer.   “This historic preservation grants program is designed to encourage restoration or...


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