Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

In the neigh-borhood

Two unusual guests lit up the faces of long-term care residents last week when Sarah Barton brought Gumdrop and Catalyst to visit. Assisted by her kids, Colt and Zinnia, Barton introduced the ponies to each resident in turn, prompting surprise, joy and happy memories of favorite animals. This was the second visit for some of the residents, but it was looking unlikely that there could be a repeat of the outdoor experience during the winter months. However, the support of the community for a recent fundraiser allowed Barton to kit the ponies out with diapers and boots so that everyone could stay...