For over 60 years, the Winner Drive In Theater has been a staple in this community.
As the weather warms up it is a favorite pastime for every age level. They all enjoy seeing a movie on the big screen outside.
The 65th year of the Winner Drive In Theater will start on Friday, May 22. The first movie of the season will Fast and Furious 7.
Owner Betty Fast is gearing up for the season and looking forward to seeing everyone who comes to the movie. And who can resist the food that Betty prepares in the concession stand.
Good movies, good food, a perfect last spring evening—who can beat that combination.
During the season the movies are shown are Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday with Monday being bargain night.
Schimke is Memorial Day Speaker
Captain Chris Schimke, formerly of Winner, will be the speaker at the Memorial Day service at the Winner Cemetery on May 25 at 11 a.m.
Schimke enlisted in the South Dakota National Guard in November 1991. He attended drills in his home town of Wessington Springs as a member of Detachment 1 Company A 153rd Engineer Battalion. In 1993, he became a member of Detachment 1, C company 153rd Engineer Battalion in Platte serving as a team leader and later as a squad leader until he left the South Dakota National Guard in 2000.
Memorial Day Services Set for Colome
Memorial day services in Colome will be held on Monday, May 25, at the Colome Legion at 2 p.m.
Speaker will be Captain Chris Schimke, a member of the South Dakota National Guard. He lives is Wessington Springs and is formerly of Winner.
The Colome American Legion and Legion Auxiliary will conduct the services.
Students reading poems will be Rhet Bertram, “Freedom is no Free” and Abby Kortan, “What Heroes Gave.”
Music will be by the Calvary Chapel choir.
Memorial Day Closings
Government offices to close for Memorial Day
Government offices in Winner will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
The Tripp County Courthouse will be closed as well as the Tripp County Library.
All state and federal offices in will be closed Monday.
The Winner Post Office will be closed on Memorial Day and there will be no mail delivery.
There will be no noon meal served at the Winner Senior Citizens Center on May 25.
Southern Plains Behavioral Health Services will be closed Monday as well as Main Gate Counseling.