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 By Mark Hebert    News    July 18, 2018 

Roots & Boots

Three artists who defined Country Music in the 1990s will take the stage on Friday, August 3, at the Phillips County Fair as the trio of Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye, and Aaron Tippin, collectively...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 18, 2018 

Going up (and down) at the PC Museum

For years, the second floor of the Phillips County Museum was off-limits for some visitors, not because they weren’t welcome up there, but rather they could not physically make the trip up the...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 18, 2018 

Malta Council hears deer, one-way requests

An abundance of deer around the city and people driving too fast near downtown businesses were among the items discussed at last Tuesday night’s Malta City Council meeting. A Malta resident, representing her mother, talked about the deer population...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 18, 2018 

Malta School Board still wrestling with Zortman bus route: 3 options on table

Following nearly 50 years of not having to worry much about how children living in Zortman would get to and from school, the Malta School Board is now in uncharted waters with that bus route. Malta’s Craig Mangis retired from driving the daily...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 11, 2018

Open Class staff hopes last year's premiums get topped

It was a pleasant surprise last year when, even though the area was plagued with drought and fires, exhibitors and entries hit new highs in the Open Classes at the Phillips County Fair and organizers...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 11, 2018

Chamber, local taverns host Summer Olympics in Malta

The motto of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was “a new world.” The motto of the first ever Malta Area Chamber of Commerce Summer Olympics could be “a new tradition.” On Saturday, July 14, The Malta Chamber will be hosting the...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 11, 2018

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for July 11, 2018

100 years ago July 16, 1918 The body of Harry Plemmons, drowned in the Missouri River in December, was recovered. Plemmon's spur had caught in a willow preventing the body from floating downstream....

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 3, 2018

City impound lot nearly complete, other updates at Council meeting

The impound yard at the City Shop in Malta is nearly complete, so those who have junkers and clunkers sitting on public streets might soon find their vehicles with stickers warning them of impending...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 3, 2018

First of seven farmer's markets held in Malta

The first of six farmers markets this summer in Malta was held last Tuesday and though Little League Baseball helped swell the parking lots at Trafton Park, the turnout for the first event - both...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 3, 2018

Paralyzed bikers stop at DQ

A trip starting in Anacortes, Wash., and finishing in Bar Harbor, Maine, takes 51-hours by car, 1,003 on foot and on a bicycle, about 260 hours...but what about a handcycle...and what is a handcycle?...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 3, 2018

A few personnel changes at 'Your Community Newspaper'

If you have been in the Phillips County News office of late, you will have noticed some changes in who is manning (or womaning) the front desks at the shop. Sophia Hebert, daughter of the paper's...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 3, 2018

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for June 27, 2016

100 years ago July 11, 1918 The Phillips County Farm Bureau was taking steps toward asking the federal government for assistance for needy farmers. "Crop conditions have been such during the past two...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 27, 2018

Work camps headed to Malta, Hinsdale ahead of Keystone Pipeline

It was almost exactly 10-years ago that TransCanada Corp. announced it hoped to cross approximately 25 miles of Phillips County land in the northeast corner, and for the first time in its history, the project has a presidential permit as well as...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 27, 2018

Cardboard Recycling in Malta

The journey of a cardboard box is a busy one in Malta. The City of Malta hopes that once you have unpacked that new flat screen television that you are taking its box to the recycle bin behind Malta...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 27, 2018

First State Bank to hold E-Waste, Shredding events

For the past four years, the good folks down at The First State Bank of Malta have been hosting the Public Shred Day, which is just around the corner, but this year they have added another program to help you rid yourself of stuff you no longer...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 27, 2018

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for June 27, 2016

100 years ago July 4, 1918 Fred W. Hall had received an honor flag for Phillips County for the third successful Liberty Loan driver's competition. *** A letter had been received from Bob Merrill (now...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

A Member of the Pack

Fort Peck Summer Theatre's opening performance this year, Cabaret, is halfway through its performance run which means Malta's Dawn Jenkins and the cast of the playhouses' next show, Leader of the...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

City asks residents to only use cans for garbage in Malta

Malta Public Works Director Jim Truelove told the Malta City Council last Tuesday that there has been an abundance of metal, tree limbs and other items placed in residential garbage cans instead of...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

Harms & Kinney win 2018 Talent Show

When Noah Harms and John Kinney took the stage at the KMMR Talent Show last Friday night in Malta, it was the first time the duo had played in front of an audience other than friends and family. By...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

Carnival changes at this year's PC Fair

Kids Fun Zone and Amusement, a ride company based out of Great Falls, Mont., will be bringing their eight mechanical rides and four games to the Phillips County Fair this August and will be coupled...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

2018 Pool & Lifeguards

The Malta Municipal Pool opened for its 52nd season the first of June and following the facilities' biggest weekend last week - the Malta Swim Team Meet - Mayor John Demarais said he heard nothing...

 
 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    June 20, 2018

It's a generational thing

“Back in my day, a handful of rocks and a stick where my only toys and as for an allowance, shoot, I was allowed to breathe and was damn happy about it.” – Generic Scolder of Todays’ Youth Every generation has them, people who swear up and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 20, 2018

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for June 20, 2018

100 years ago June 28, 1918 Sheriff R. L. Cobb had been arrested by Coroner R. V. Tucker for an alleged assault upon Ben Burnap, a sheepherder. The cause of the alleged assault was Burnap's purchase...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 13, 2018

Christofferson, Lytle and LaBrie take contested primaries

The 2018 Primary Election ended late last Tuesday night and in the only three contested races, Bruce Christofferson won the Republican nod for Phillips County Commissioner, Lynnel LaBrie won the primary for County Clerk and Recorder and Jerry Lytle...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 13, 2018

Mangis honored at June meeting, Zortman route in question in his absence

Shortly after his final trip back to Zortman on the last day of school, Craig Mangis was honored for his nearly 50-years of service as a bus driver for the Malta School District at the District’s monthly meeting last Tuesday. Malta Public Schools S...

 

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