Four long-time local supporters of a summer camp where young people are mentored by law enforcement and criminal justice professionals recently joined forces to give the camp a big gift. (more…) Continue Reading →
When motorcyclists from Roundup roared into the parking lot of Independence Hall July 11 to begin a club rally, Bill Holder wasn’t sure what might result.
Holder, director of veterans services at the Volunteers of America-operated residence hall for formerly homeless veterans, often fields offers from the community to help veterans. The Harley-riding club—called the Forty Fives—was a little different from church groups bringing in cookies or secondhand clothes. (more…) Continue Reading →
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One of the most important moments in Jerel Driver’s life came 3½ years ago, two days before he was to start serving a prison term for criminal endangerment. He was living in Glendive, where he committed most of his crimes. He said all his trouble involved the same two things: alcohol and violence. “I grew up fighting,” he said. “That’s the way it was. Continue Reading →