Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Memories for the Week of September 13, 2017


September 13, 2017

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The big bonfire staged last Thursday night by the MHS Pep Club attracted many small fries as shown by this picture of Coach Flatt giving students a pep talk prior to the Friday night game against the Circle Wildcats. Flatt's talk was effective as the Mustangs rolled to their first victory over Circle, 38-13.

100 years ago

September 13, 1917

Montana bootleggers in eastern Montana are using clever means of getting their goods across the line into North Dakota. One officer got wise and noticed that a man crossing the border in a high-powered car had five extra tires in his car. When he unscrewed the top from one of them he discovered it was filled with whiskey.


Sheriff Crab and Deputy Vaupel made a raid on an alleged gambling den that had been in operation for some time in a tarpaper shack west of the Thompson Lumber yard. Five men were taken in the raid and as a consequence, Phillips Co...

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