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Articles from the January 14, 2015 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    January 14, 2015

Out of state women charged with drug possession

Two women traveling through Phillips County in mid-December of last year got more than they had bargained for when the car they were traveling in broke down and left them stranded near the Sleeping Buffalo turnout near Saco. Erica Sherman and...

 

Cattle feedlot placement shrinks as scientist models Foot and Mouth Disease

Drovers Cattle Network writer Matt Morgan reported the decline in cattle feedlot placements. The top ten states with feedlot capacity are reported in table 1. Cattle placements were down 4% from last...

 

Briefly for week of December 17, 2015

Briefly Senior Dinner Meals Thursday, January 15th - Casserole Friday, January 16th - Fish and Chips Tuesday, January 20th - Chicken If you have a January birthday - let us know when you sign in for dinner. You could be January’s winner of a 10...

 

Time to remember the shots I made

Hunting season must be over. I unplugged the boot dryer last night. For four months I’ve been carrying a loaded weapon more days than not, my finger on the safety, ready to raise the gun and fire....

 

Thank you for publishing all letters to Santa, Resolutions

It is difficult to understand someone ‘fussing’ about our childrens letters to Santa and the New Year’s resolutions taking up space in the PCN. The children are the future of our area, state and country. They are our ‘treasurers’ and I...

 

Technology is great...until it isn't

Last week, the office of the Phillips County News was buzzing and busy. Catching up on lighter work-weeks following the shop’s closure on Christmas and New Year’s left us scrambling and trying to catch up. Things were going along rather...

 

Malta Ladies Auxiliary announces $200 scholarship

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Buster Deo Post 4067 in Malta, MT announces the availability of a scholarship in the amount of $200 offered to all graduating students from Phillips County. Seniors from Malta, Dodson, Whitewater, Saco and home schools...

 

Area students to perform Little Mermaid this week

Audiences of all ages will get a fresh look at an age-old favorite this Friday, January 16 and Saturday, January 17 when the 23rd Annual Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) and more than 50 local...

 

Waters family holds 100th Christmas Eve gathering

For 100 years the Waters family has had a Christmas Eve gathering. This year was no different. Over 40 descendants of the original Waters homesteaders gathered at the Senior Citizens Center for food,...

 

T. Bryce Wallis

T. Bryce Wallis MALTA-Bryce Wallis, 93, life-long resident of Montana, an avid fisherman with many imaginative stories, and a man with a great sense of humor, passed away on January 6, 2015 at the Phillips County Medical Center. Funeral services...

 

Noble J. Meisdalen

MALTA-Noble J. Meisdalen 93, a WWII Army Veteran and farmer rancher, died Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Phillip County Hospital of natural causes. The family received friends at 7 p.m., Monday, January 12 at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. Funeral...

 

Loring News for week of December 14, 2015

This week was by far the coldest we've had this season! Next Sunday, January 18, there will be no services at Loring Lutheran Church. On January 25, services will be at 9:30 with a potluck brunch and the annual meeting following. Get well wishes...

 

Kiwanis Club of Malta congratulated on 75 years of service

Ann Motichka, president of the Kiwanis Club of Malta, recently received a letter of congratulations from John Burton, president of Kiwanis International. The letter was sent to the Malta club for their continued 75 years of community service. While...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for week of December 7, 2015

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG Jan 2 thru Jan 9 Check out our website: www.phillipscountysheriff.org and our Facebook page, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office. Several calls have been received requesting road reports. Please remember to call 511...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    January 14, 2015

Memories for the Week of December 14, 2015

100 years ago January 14, 1915 Local News: The electric light plant went on the blink for a short time Friday night and it was then for the first time that the people of Malta fully realized just how handy the electric lights were. Shady and...

 

Don't hate the game

I’m not typically a fan of games people play on Facebook. No, I will never play a game of Candy Crush or Words with Friends, but I have to say, one application has gotten a hold of me and probably...

 

M-ette Basketball: Team blows out Rocky Boy; Wins a close game against Panthers in Roundup

The M-ettes are now 8-0 after facing some tough competition last weekend. They protected their house against Rocky Boy and won a close one in Roundup against the Lady Panthers. The Malta M-ettes...

 

Lady Coyotes rack up wins against Harlem JV and Opheim

The Dodson Lady Coyotes had a great week racking up wins against Class B's Harlem JV team last Tuesday and the Opheim Lady Vikings last Friday. In their defeat of the Harlem Wildcats, Dodson won 69-37...

 

Malta Wrestling: Recap and results from previous meets; Big Sandy Mixer and Choteau Invitational this weekend

Last weekend the Malta Wrestling team went to the Cut Bank Invitational and scored 56 points. The team was led by 113 pounder Trey Simanton, who placed fourth in his weight class. Wrestling at 138...

 

Mustangs Basketball: Team loses valiant effort to Rocky Boy then throttle Roundup

It came down to a last second shot from Malta Mustang Nate Costin. Malta needed a four point play to tie the Rocky Boy Northern Stars, who were on top 64-60 after Rocky Boy's Cecil LaFromboise...

 

Senior News for the week of December 14, 2015

In Whist, Malcolm Clouse paced first with 62 points. Second was Leonard Leader, who scored 53 points. Traveling Prize went to Jeanette Heinle. In Pinochle, Jerry DePute had 6770 points, which gave him first place. Second place went to Ron Holzhey,...

 

Duplicate Bridge for week of December 14, 2015

Wednesday, December 31 saw Keith Stine and Byron Ereaux capture first place. Madelyn Anderson and Margo Rush tied with Malcolm Clouse and John Norgon for second. Monday winners were Margo Rush and Madelyn Anderson. Lois Goodheart and Malcolm Clouse...

 

Lady Panthers Basketball: Team now 8-1 at halfway point of season; Refuse to take any game for granted

The Saco-Whitewater Lady Panthers are now 8-1 and 4-0 in 3C basketball after defeating Scobey and Nashua last weekend. In their win against the Nashua Lady Porcupines last Friday, Saco-Whitewater was...

 

Panthers Basketball: Saco-Whitewater wins series against Nashua; Face Lions this Friday

The Saco-Whitewater Panthers have already matched their win total from last season after defeating the Nashua Porcupines 62-52 in Whitewater last Friday. The team was led by freshman Trace Simonson...

 

Legal Ads for January 14, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR OPERATING ASSISTANCE This is to notify all interested parties that PHILLIPS TRANSIT AUTHORITY is applying for $147,228 under the Montana Department of Transportation’s Operating Grant Program 5311. Funding will be used for...

 

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