Clarification The story concerning the empty holster protest at the University of South Dakota in last weekâ�?�?s Plain Talk contained an unclear description for military policy concerning armed soldiers and drinking at bars. The policy is that soldiers are not armed when they drink, and must quit drinking eight hours … Read Article

For the Record

For the Record April 18-24, 2008 Brandon Hays, 313 E. National St., Vermillion: Violation conditional bond, dismissed â�?�? motion by prosecutor. Aaron Michael Clausen, 1015 Mulberry St., Yankton: Speeding on state highway, $55 plus costs. Andrew Glover, 856 Madison St., Vermillion: Speeding other roadways, $55 plus costs. John Wirth, 2363 … Read Article

Youth Focus

Youth Focus Why do teens do what they do? By Debra Wenzel Clay Co. Extension Educator Certainly there are many adults who use social networking websites. But for parents who donâ�?�?t, the big question is why would teens put all of that personal information on the Internet? It may help … Read Article

Tree planting

Tree planting Vermillion second graders and their teachers helped members of the Vermillion Garden Club plant a flowering crab apple tree in Prentis Park Tuesday. The new tree honors the memory of Vermillion Parks Department employee Greg Conrad, who passed away Feb. 7, 2007. For many years, Greg helped both … Read Article