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Articles from the May 28, 2014 edition

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 By Pierre Bibbs    News    May 28, 2014

Gordon to retire after 23 years of teaching

Like all great people in the world Gordon is a fan of the Chicago Bears, which means he is loyal and patient. That translates to anything he does. Gordon has also been a teacher for 23 years. 17 of wh... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 28, 2014

Voters to decide on tricky resolution

This primary election, voters in the city of Malta and county of Phillips will be asked whether or not to study their respective forms of government. The 1972 Montana Constitution affords people the opportunity to do so. “We are mandated by law,... Full story


Pictures of lightning in Malta

A storm less devastating than forecasted, struck Malta on May 28, late at night. There have only been a few reports of pea-sized hail and no tornado to speak of. Lightning could be seen throughout... Full story


Malta High School Graduating Class of 2014

Malta's 2014 Graduation ceremony featured 35 students. This year's Valedictorian was Zach Handley, who is not only a standout athlete with brains, but he showed a sense of humor that tickled the... Full story


Memorial Day in Malta

Photos from Memorial Day in Malta. Memorial Day Parade Float Winners 1. Western Styles Salon $100.00 Dino dollars 2. American Legion $75.00 Dino dollars 3. Cub Scouts $50.00 Dino d... Full story


See you later, Sage Grouse

I suspected it was coming. A story in this morning’s newspaper said Montana wildlife officials are proposing to cancel sage grouse hunting this fall due to a continuing decline in population. It... Full story


Weather forecast, color photos a winning combination

Dear Mark and Staff, We wanted you to know how much we enjoy the new looks of the PC News.  You are all doing an excellent job in keeping the community informed of many activities.  The recent graduation photos in color were a lovely added touch... Full story


Kansas reader remembers Lynn Cummings' fiddle

Dear Editor, I really enjoyed your May 7 issue. Lynn Cummings played his fiddle for my brother-in-laws funeral – John LaFond. He did a good job. I found this picture you may want for your paper.... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    May 28, 2014

The wonder and woes of color

The response to the color pages of the Phillips County News last week was incredible. The verdict is in, your votes have been counted and yes, the world looks more wonderful in color. The only drawback from the color pages last week was the delay in... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 28, 2014

Malta Dirt Daubers convert 1928 truck into flowerpot

Since 1957, the Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club has been making this city beautiful, one plant at a time. On Wednesday night, the Daubers took their gardening skills to the corner of South 2nd Street... Full story


Martha Evelyn Kelly

Martha Evelyn Kelly, age 82, of Glendive, Montana, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014 at the Glendive Medical Center Extended Care in Glendive after a struggle with cancer. Visitation were held from... Full story


Jerry Evins

ZORTMAN-Jerry Evins, 62, went home to be with the Lord on May 24, 2014, at the Phillips County Hospital. He was surrounded by close friends and family. Cancer has taken another victim. It was Jerry’s wish that he be cremated. He wanted no viewing,... Full story

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 28, 2014

Loring News for week of May 28, 2014

Congratulations to the graduates from this area! Zeena Fox, Bill Murdock’s granddaughter, graduated from Havre High. Makenzie Wasson, granddaughter to Connie and Alan Wasson, graduated from... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    May 28, 2014

Dodson News for May 1428, 2014

One hundred and thirteen crosses were out up at the cemetery by Dora Henry and Edward Solberg in honor of past veterans. It is always an honor to do this to remember our veterans. Polly Solberg went... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 28, 2014

Phillips County Rural Fire receives BNSF grant for $25k

The Phillips County Rural Fire Department received a $25,000 grant from the BNSF Railway Foundation on Wednesday afternoon in Malta, money which Rural Fire Chief Mike Flatt said will be used to... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    May 28, 2014

Whitewater News for the Week of May 28, 2014

Recent Visitors in Whitewater were Connie Jones and husband from South Carolina. Connie is Anita Whisher’s mom. Delores Stephen, of Altuna, Minn., visited the Sanguins family and sew her grandchild... Full story

 By Mary LaFond    News    May 28, 2014

Malta News for May 28

Gaylord LaFond Sr. celebrated his 98th birthday with his family at his home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Gaylord was born in Malta and has lived here his entire life. The Walleye fish fry supper was... Full story


Phillips County Sheriff's Report

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG May 8 thru May 16 Please remember to file a new burn permit for the 2014 year. If you plan on doing any burning in 2014, please file one BEFORE you start to burn. These permits are good for all of 2014 and you only... Full story


Crime Stoppers seek info on theft in Saco, Cole Pond

On May 12, 2014, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a theft call north of Saco. The complainant stated a 24 HP Honda engine along with a gas tank and battery were taken from an auger. The theft is believed to have happened sometime after April 29, 2... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    May 28, 2014

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for week of May 28

May 28 10 Years Ago Headline: All-around winner Coming out on top at the Jim Essert Youth Memorial Rodeo on Saturday was Kiera Simonson. She won the Girls All-Around and received a saddle and money other prizes. Kiera is the daughter of Dan and Judy... Full story


June 7 Rubber Duck Race to benefit Dinosaur Museum

The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum (GPDM) announces that 500+ rubber ducky's will hit the waters of the Malta Irrigation Canal at the 9th Street Bridge on Saturday, June 7th at precisely 3:00 PM ... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    May 28, 2014

Graduation is just the beginning

One thing I didn’t look forward to my senior year was walking down our football field in front of thousands of people during my high school graduation at Romeoville High School in 2005. One reason w... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 28, 2014

M-ettes take second at divisionals; Mustangs place two at meet

The M-ettes did more than fine at the 2014 Northern B Track and Field meet in Great Falls. They not only showed up, they also placed second, thanks to seven individual athletes who placed in events. T... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 28, 2014

Oxarart named Head Coach of Mustang Football

There has been a long wait to see who would take the reigns as Malta's Head Football Coach after Tad Schye stepped down from the position, last winter. It's a job that comes with a long legacy of... Full story


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