Adults, groups provide alternatives to drinking
August 9, 2002
Havre teens have long complained that they drink because there's nothing to do.
The opening of the Girls and Boys Club by the HELP Committee has helped fill that void for many young people.
Other adults also have brainstormed to provide activities for teens, with mixed results.
Two years ago, the Eagles Club established a pool league for high school students on Monday nights from January to April. This year, 36 students competed.
For about $5 games cost a quarter students can play pool all evening. A separate room offers them arcade games and dart boards.
"I've seen it picking up," said Tom...