Articles from the May 14, 2014 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    May 14, 2014

Malta High School seniors film ensure everyone can see top floor of Phillips County Museum

There was a time at the Phillips County Museum when a visitor was unable to manage the stairs leading to top floor exhibits, they would have missed out on an expansive section of history dedicated to... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 14, 2014

Phillips County Sheriff's Office seeks new mill levy with lower cost to taxpayers

The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that they are seeking approval on a mill levy which would lower the rate that landowners pay per year verses prior levies and generate more funds for the office. If not passed could severely... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 14, 2014

Voters select new trustees, Malta High School Building Reserve passes

The Malta and Dodson School Districts held school board elections last week, both of which elected two new trustees to fill spots. The Saco School District did not have elections, as thyereceived only enough write-in intent declarations to fill two...

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    May 14, 2014

Third grade class earns kite flying

Mrs. Simanton's third grade class took some time last Friday to go outside and fly kites at Murray Field. But this wasn't just a random relaxing afternoon away from the classroom. Her class earned... Full story


Minute to Win It Mother's Day winner announced

Congratulations to Terry Skiff for winning this year’s Minute to Win It Mother’s Day Contest. Terry will be “shopping” at 9 a.m. on Friday at Albertsons. Come out and cheer her on!... Full story


Briefly for week of May 14, 2014

Briefly Friends of the Garden “Friends of the Garden” will be working every Tuesday afternoon at the HG Robinson House and Gardens from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. starting on April 29. Come Join us and get a free hands-on garden lesson. Veteran... Full story


Will "no Hunting" signs come down?

The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced last month that it is scaling back plans to establish a free-roaming bison herd in the state. That should come as good news to hunters... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    May 14, 2014

In favor of PCSO Mill Levy

Now I know that most of you don’t know me well enough to really care, one way or another, about where I fall on important issues such as mill levies and the like. Though I am now a taxpayer – and soon to be homeowner/buyer – in Phillips County,... Full story


Local Cowgirl qualifies in two events for CNFR

Justinn Marshall, Saco, rodeos for the University of Montana Western, at Dillon. The last college rodeo of the regular season was held this past weekend in Missoula. Justinn ended the year with 463 points in Breakaway Roping which placed her 1st.... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    May 14, 2014

Dodson News for May 14

Less than half the registered voters came and exercised their right to vote on Tuesday last. Successful candidates voted in for the Dodson School election were Joe Nicholson for a two year term and... Full story

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 14, 2014

Loring News for week of May 14, 2014

Deepest sympathy goes out from our community to the Moore/Dunbar family on the death of Scotty Moore. The funeral was attended by an outstanding large group of people paying tribute to their friend. C... Full story


P.C. Motorsports, Inc. Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

Each year Phillips County Motorsports awards four $500 scholarships to area graduating seniors interested in automotive or welding. This is the seventh year and to date 26 scholarships have been awarded. In 2014 a total of 10 applications were... Full story


Red Cross Blood Drive draws big crowd in Malta on Thursday

Results for American Red Cross Blood Drive for May 8, 2014 at the Malta Greater Unity Lutheran Church. There were forty-seven successful donors with three unable to donate at this time and one deferred. Pins were given to: Larry Lett, 10 gallon pin,... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 14, 2014

Memories for the Week of May 14

May 12, 2004 10 Years ago *Debby and John Hunt retire from the Dodson School District. John is leaving the school after 22 years of service and Debby is leaving after 18 years of service. During his 22 years, John saw his cross country team win the s... Full story


Eleanor June (Green) Garlinghouse

Eleanor June (Green) Garlinghouse, Age 76, passed away of congestive heart failure on May 1, 2014 at Penrose Main Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Eleanor was born March 24, 1939 at the old... Full story


Louis W. Klimper

Louis W. Klimper, 87 of Billings, Montana passed away at RiverStone Hospice House on May 5, 2014. Lou was born in Butte, Mt. He was the second of six children born to Dorothy and Max Klimper. Lou spen... Full story


William (Bill) Ernest Marks

William (Bill) Ernest Marks passed away May 10th, 2014, at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Montana of natural causes. Bill was born March 11, 1929 at home East of Saco, Montana. He attended school at... Full story


Malta Trails News May 14, 2014

Lots happening this week for the trails group.. 1. Wednesday Evening - Walk n Wheels at 7pm meet at Malta High School parking lot. 2. Thursday Evening: - Bowdoin Sunset Hike n Bike meet at Bowdoin Headquarters - starts @ 7:00 pm. 3. Saturday -... Full story


Lili Grace Moore

Sean and Shelby Moore of Malta announce the birth of their daughter, Lili Grace Moore. Lili was born on Friday, April 18, 2014, at 2:46 p.m. at Northern Montana Hospital. She weighed eight pounds and measured 19.5 inches in length. Her big brother... Full story

 By Marko Manoukian    News    May 14, 2014

Army Cutworms found in some winter wheat

The Extension Office has received call that army cutworms have been found in some winter wheat. Producers are encouraged to look for feeding on the above ground vegetation as an indication of army... Full story


Dodson News for May 14

Less than half the registered voters came and exercised their right to vote on Tuesdaylast. Successful candidates voted in for the Dodson School election were Joe Nicholson for a two year term and Bonnie Lankford for a three year term. Dora Henry... Full story


Legals for week of May 14, 2014

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF SEALED BIDS The Phillips County Ambulance Service is accepting sealed bids for the following vehicle: 1989 E-350 Ford Diesel V IN# 1FDKE30M7KHC28821 NO BIDS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNLESS: Received at the Phillips County... Full story


Extension Office Celebrates Arbor Day

Phillips Conservation District, Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club and Phillips County Extension held a celebration honoring National Arbor Day on April 25 with the first and second grade students at the... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    May 14, 2014

Kicked out of class

Don’t tie your shoe in class Last weekend, I did something few people could ever understand… I watched most of the NFL draft on my smartphone and or on a computer. It’s only weird because the... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 14, 2014

Dodson squad shows off quality and quantity; Whitewater and Saco had strong showing in Whitewater

Dodson, Whitewater and Saco all had junior high teams present at the Whitewater Invitational last Thursday. Dodson's seventh and eighth grade squad consisting of Tyrese Messerly, David Jaynes and... Full story


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