Dog Days Silhouette Shoot to be held in Baker

   This summer, shooting enthusiasts will have the opportunity to participate in a small bore competition while supporting organizations helping veterans and community needs.

By Lori Kesinger

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   The first ever Dog Days Silhouette Shoot will be held Saturday, July 11, at the Fallon County Shooting Range three miles west of Baker.

   Shooting classes are available for men, women, and youth. Winners will place champion through fourth in all classes.

   A rules meeting will be held at the American Legion in Baker Friday, July 10, at 7 p.m. Range officials will be available to answer any questions. Competitors will receive a scorecard, relay number, and shirt at the meeting.

   Competition will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 11. Competitors will need to be at the range by 7:30 a.m.

   Concessions and memorabilia will be available. Spectator admission is $5.00 per person. Each ticket will automatically be entered into a drawing at the awards banquet, but you must be present to win.

   The awards banquet supper will be Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Thee Garage in Baker. Additional drawings, raffles and door prizes, plus silent and open auctions will be held at the banquet.

   Proceeds from the Baker shoot will benefit the Salvation Army Baker Unit, American Lutheran Church, and the Wounder Warrior Project.

   Registration deadline is June 20. For more information, rules, entry fees and registration go to:, or contact Bob Brown at 406-853-2859.