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A2 SIDNEY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019 YOUR NEWS AROUND THE AREA Wednesday, April 10 Tuesday, April 16 Sidney Area Leadership ~. , cutting~ceremony Program Class of 2019 . and Busine~ After Hours Graduation Luncheon ~ at Boys and Girls Club of at Moose lodge at noon.Richland County beginning Tickets available at at 5:30 p.m. Ribbon cutting Chamb~ 9ffice, or at ' ! at6 p.m. for $15 Veterans from across each. Price includes lunch, the region are invited program, drink and dessert, to a Boots to Business Montana Department Reboot session at TrainND of Transportation will host in Williston, 415 22nd an open house on the Avenue NE, presented second phase of a project by the US Small Business to improve 8.6 miles of' Administration. The free roadway and replace seminar from 8 a.m. to the Box Elder Creek and 4:30 p.m. will provide an the North Fork Box Elder overview of everything bridges on Montana a veteran and/or their Highway 13 on the Fort spouse needs to know to Peck Indian Reservation start a business. Additional in Roosevelt County. The training will be available meeting time is 5 to 7 p.m. through online follow- in Room 119/120 of the Fort on courses taught by a Peck Community College, consortium of professors 301 Benton Street. and skilled business Saturday, April 13 advisors from the SBA Easter Egg Hunt 1 p.m. at Network. For details email Fort Buford State Historic hettianne.cekalla@sba. Site/Missouri-Yellowstone guy or call 701-250-4303. Confluence Interpretive Register for the class at Center. Ages 0-3, 4-7 and 8-10. Food available for Saturday, April 20 purchase on site. For more Bakken Brew Fest, information, call 701-572- Richland County Event 9034. Dress for the weather, Center. General public or chance bf inclement admitted at 7 p.m VIP weather, entry at 5:30 p.m. Tickets Sunday, April 14 on sale now at https:// Mark Palm Sunday at For more 2 p.m. on your calendar information, contact the for the annual ecumenical Chamber at 406-433-1916. procession led by Sr. Spring Adult Hunter Regina Murray and Sr. Rita Education Field Day will Rauschendorfer. People will be at Richland County meet at the IDA parking lot Extension Office, 1500 N. and walk to St. Matthew's Central Avenue. Sign up Parish Center. Bring palms, online at https://www. banners or other symbols of Palm Sunday. A snack view/141458. Call Larry will be provided. All are Christensen, 406-489-0589 welcome! for details. NATURE S The USDA Natural programs in Montana. Resources Conserva- Wetlands reserve tion SerVi~$l in Mon- easements allow land- tana is acce~ting ap- owners to successful- plications for the Agri- ly restore, enhance cultural Conservation and protect habitat Easement Program for wildlife on their (ACEP) Wetlands Re- lands, reduce dam- serve Easements. age from flooding, re- While NRCS accepts charge groundwater easement applications andprovide outdoor on a continuous basis, recreational and edu- NRCS has set a dead- cational opportunities. line of April 19, 2019,to Eligible landowners apply for 2019 funding, can choose to enroll "E a s e m e n t s a r e in a permanent or 30- sometimes a perfect year easement. Tribal fit for a landowner landowners also have who is looking to pro- the option of enrolling tect his or her land in30-yearcontracts. from future develop- To learn about ment or to protect and ACEP and other tech- improve wetlands or nical and financial provide critical habi- assistance available tat for wildlife," said through NRCS, visit Erik Suffridge, NRCS your local USDA Ser- assistant state conser- vice Center or www. vationist for easement Do you know that the IRS has an online tool to help you find out how much you owe in taxes? The tool is on a secure website at payments/finding-out- how-much-you-owe. For more informa- tion, please visit the Taxes section of www. If you can't find the information you want, click on the LiveHelp button. Or call the Montana Legal Ser- vices Association HelpLine at 1 (800) 666-6899. CLEANING PRODUCTS ForStainless Steel & Glass M0nt l nterpnses, j Wholesale Distributors [608 E. Ma n St. S dnoy * 433-2910 PAffDLEFI~H I GRANT APPLICATIONS: Eastern Montana Non-Profits are invited to submit a grant application for the 2019 paddleflsh grant cycle. Projects must be historical, cultural, community recreation or fish & wildlife relatdd. Deadline extended to: Apdi 15, 2Ot9 Applications are available at: The Glendive Chamber 808 N. Merrill Ave. 406-377-5601 www.glendivechamber/paddlefls~ Orientation/walk-in registra- 2 p.m. on April 20th. Print all shoes or shorts will be permit- tion for the Spring Adult online required files while signing up, ted on the course. Bring a lunch hunter ed field day will be April and bring them with you. Be for the class. 20 at the Richland County Ex- sure to bring your online qual- For further information, con- tension Office, 1500 North Cen- ifier certificate of completion, tact Larry Christensen, 406-489- tral Ave. Sidney. Sign up online and a picture ID. You must be 18 0589, Ron Sorenson 406-488-7664 at or older. Wear proper attire for or Charlie Osborn, 406-925-1302. events/view/141458, hunting on field day, including Class will run from 8 a.m. to hiking type shoes. No open toed HINDS FROM PAGE 1 repeatedly, but never got a response, ac- cording to the affida- vit of probable cause. Papka and Richland County Deputy Sheriff Jim Kountz, who also arrived on the scene quickly, heard what sounded like "chant- ing" coming from the apartment. Papka found the door unlocked, so he and Kountz entered the apartment, according to the affidavit. Papka announced himself again. He could hear water running in the bathroom. The bath- room door was closed. When he opened it, he saw Sasha clothed and in the bathtub holding a naked infant. Papka said the show- er was running and hitting the baby di- rectly in the face. He noticed that the baby appeared to be lifeless and that its skin was discolored. There were also several circular wounds on the infants chest. Papka picked up the child, noting that she was lifeless, and rushed her to the Sid- ney Health Center Emergency Room. Kountz remained on the scene and detained Sasha because she was behaving erratically. Captain Mark Kraft was notified at 8:48 a.m. by dis- patch that Papka had taken an infant to the emergency room. At 9:02 a.m he was no- tified that emergency room staff had called and reported that the child was dead. Their opinion, according to the affidavit, was that it was a case of child abuse. When Kraft exam- ined the body of the infant, who was later identified as Kylie Ann Hinds, he noted there were several small, red marks on the child's chest that appeared to be punc- ture or stab wounds. He also noted the in- fant had two black eyes. While at the emer- gency room, Kraft learned that a male, Brendan Sheehan, was being transport- ed to the Emergency Room by ambulance from the Cottonwood Apartments after he was discovered in 310 2nd Ave NE, Sidney MT 59270 Phone: 406-433-2403. Kelly Miller PublisFler Harleigh Roth Multi-Media Sales Ked Brown Classified Specialist covered by your payment. Months are subject to change without notice. POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: Sidney Herald 310 2nd Ave NE Sidney, MT 59270 Single Copy Price $1.00 To subscribe, call 406-433-2403 With the purchase of the paper, you can have free access to the e-Edition on our webs#e: www.sidneyheraldcom e-Edition Only Periodical postage is paid at 2 Days $2.00 Sidney, MT 59270 1Month S6.00 6 Months : $36.00 The Sidney Herald CUSPS 495-760) is 1 Year ";~ii~ ~::$69.00 published two times weekly, Sundays (All subscriptions payable in advance) and Wednesdays, except when certain holidays fall on these days. In that case the publication will publish the day prior. The Sidney Herald is a member of the Montana Newspaper Assodation. Premium Issues: All subscriptions may indude up to four premium issues per year. For each premium issue, your account baance wi be charged an additional fee of $1.00 in the billing period when the section publishes. This will result in shortening the length of of your billing period. PRmium issues scheduled for the 2019 months: March, May, August, November, 2019. These months will have the effect of ~nludng the length of delivery service otherwise 2019 Sidney Herald, a Wick Communications Company = All rights reserve& -~ Sheehan told officers that the infant was lying on its back with Sasha using one hand to choke the child. a nearby apartment to choke the child by building with.a stab applying downward wound to the abdo- pressure on her neck, men. Kraft found out while at the same time through investigation shoving her other hand that Sheehan is Sa- in the baby's mouth. sha's brother and re- Sheehan said he told sided with her and the Sasha's 10 year old infant, daughter, identified in Sidney Police Sgt. the affidavit as T.H Tyler Kammerzell to go to another room spoke with Sheehan while he tried to stop while he was at the Sasha from hurting Sidney Health Center the infant. Then he left Emergency Room. Po- the apartment, looking lice said Sheehan was for help, when he ran exhibiting physical into a neighbor Will symptoms of shock as Scheetz, who allowed well as indicators of Sheehan in his apart- narcotic use, partic- ment and gave him a ularly methamphet- blanket. amine. He told police According to the affi- Sasha Hinds had at- davit, Kraft and Kam- tacked him. merzell conducted a re- Sheehan told off i- corded interview with cers that he and Sasha, T.H. at the Richland during the night, had County Law and Jus- used methamphet- tice Center on March amine by snorting it, 16. and that they had a T.H.'s father, Jason large "rock" of meth- Hinds, was present for amphetamine. Shee- the interview. han also told officers T.H. told officers that that he was in his room she had spent the night when Sasha attacked at her mom's house and him and described a had'woken up around sharp pain in his abdo- 6:30 to 6:45 a.m. be- men. He said the object cause Kylie was Crying~ ; Sasha used was yellow and Sasha and Shee- or orange, han were arguing. He went on to add T.H. explained that that Sasha accused she shared a room him of hiding a Bible, with Kylie, and when and that she was speak- she woke up, she gave ing erratically about Kylie a bottle of milk the Bible and God. that was in the crib Sheehan explained with the baby. At that that he then went to time, Kylie appeared to the bathroom and that be fine and drank the while in there he heard bottle. The following screaming. When he half hour was chaotic, went out to the living T.H. told police. She room, he found Sasha couldn't remember the attacking Kylie. exact order of things, Sheehan told officers but said she heard and that the infant was saw her mother behav- lying on its back with ing very erratically Sasha using one hand and violently. Her mother was talking about the Bible and God and seemed to be talking to people who weren't there, T.H. said. She also said she heard her mother tell- ing Sheehan that she was going to get a knife and kill him. She then heard her rummaging around in the drawers in the kitchen. Howev- er, T.H. told police she never saw her mother with a knife. T.H. also told offi- cers that she saw her mother try to smoth- er the baby by cover- ing the infant's mouth with her hand and saw her sit on the ba- by's head two different times. T.H. said that she heard her mother, ~ Sasha, tell the baby~,~ Kylie, that she was going to kill her. She also wanted T.H. to kill her mother. Sasha attacked Shee- han by punching him and trying to shove her hand(s) into his mouth, T.H. told po- lice. She had never seen her mother be- have this way, and she was scared of her mother and what she was doing. She ran to a neighbor's house, who called Jason Hinds, who in turn, called law enforcement. Sidney Police Officer cole Selmo transport-" ed sasha Hinds to the: Sidney Health Center ER where she was then turned over to hospi- tal staff for treatment. Kammerzell was pres- ent when the hospital staff was questioning Sasha. According to the affi- davit of probable cause, Sasha Hinds made sev- eral excited utterances, including that she had attempted to kill Shee- han and she tried to kill her baby. She also spoke erratically about doing what God was telling her to do. 40th Wedding Anniversary Dance Tom & Marilyn Halvorson Free - Public Invited Sidney Elks Club Saturday. April 6. 2019. 7:30 pm Live music by the band Meadowlark Annual Meeting Notice You are cordially invited to the 79th annual meeting for Nortana Grain Co of Lambert and Sidney Montana. The meeting will take place at the office / shop complex in Lambert. The meeting will be on Saturday, April 13th 2019. Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm with the annual meeting to commence at 6:30 pm. The board positions of Jeff Johnson and Brent Goosen are up. Anyone is eligible to run regardless of what district you reside in. Both Jeff Johnson and Brent Goosen have decided to run for re-election. Russell Larson and Russell Thiessen are on the nominating committee so please contact them if you are interested in these positions. Upon conclusion of the annual meeting, we will be having an informational meeting, followed by a vote regarding the unification with Farmers Union Oil Company Circle/Terry and Prairie Ag Cooperative of Bloomfield/Lindsay. at We look forward to seeing you on Saturday night, April 13th the office/shop complex in Lambert, Montana. Nortana greatly appreciates your business and looks forward to serving you in the future. LAMBERT ~ SIDNEY Lambert 406-774-3331 Sidney 406-433-3014 406-433-2508 i" t