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Articles from the July 16, 2014 edition

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 By Pierre Bibbs    News    July 16, 2014

Malta actresses 'break a leg' at Fort Peck Theater

Most of us only think about the 1920's in a passing breathe, but two young teenagers Clara Waters and Devyn Salsbery, for the last couple of months have had no choice but to live in it, through... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 16, 2014

School Board votes down purchase of buses, puts out call for new bids

Last Wednesday night one of the topics on the agenda was the approval of the purchase of several school buses from three private contractors in Malta. With the school set to start in just over a month, the board was asked to approve the purchase of... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 16, 2014

Cardboard woes, Improvement Plan discussed at City Council meeting

A lengthy discussion on what to do with the ever-growing cache of cardboard bales near the old airport in Malta was had on Tuesday night during the City Council Meeting. During the Public Comment portion of the meeting, Ed Bibeau said that he wanted... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 16, 2014

Phillips County artists awarded for efforts in Above the Influence campaign

On Tuesday night in Malta, nearly 50 people turned out to honor the 12 Phillips County students who were rewarded for their stellar art work during the Above the Influence Awards night at the Boy's an... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    July 16, 2014

Johnson named Board Member at First State Bank

Martin "Marty" Johnson has been appointed by The First State Bank board to fill out the term that was brought about by the passing of Carrol Ereaux, who was a long time board member of The First... Full story

 By Juli Snedigar    News    July 16, 2014

Malta Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture holds Ribbon Cuttings for local businesses

On Friday July 11th, representatives from the Malta Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture held ribbon cuttings for two local businesses. Ed Buechler Insurance is not new to the area, but they are... Full story


Two separate arrests made in Phillips County last week

On Friday, July 4, at approximately 11:14 p.m., Phillips County Dispatch received a call from the Miners Club in Zortman stating there was a male with a knife threatening patrons. When Depu-ties arrived, the male, Brian Dean Bell of Dodson, was... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 16, 2014

Camp Walleye draws biggest numbers to date

The Walleyes Unlimited Malta Chapter held it Seventh Annual Camp Walleye at Fourchette Bay and each of the 36 campers at this year's event came home with a fish story to tell...some bigger than... Full story


Crimestoppers seeks assistance in three cases in Phillips County

On Monday, July 7, 2014, the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office received a report of criminal mischief to a boat located on South 3rd Street West where it appeared the boat had been shot with paint balls. During the investigation, it was determined... Full story


Phillips County Sheriff's Report for week of July 16, 2014

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG Portion of July 3 through July 11 Check out our website: and our Facebook page, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office. July 3 10:58 a.m. Male reported being harassed by an individual while... Full story


Willie Johannesen

Willie Johannesen Willie Johannesen, 81, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Northern Montana Care Center of natural causes. A visitation was held on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Holland &... Full story


Lloyd Earl (Pete) Tribby, Jr.

MALTA-Surrounded by loved ones, Lloyd Earl (Pete) Tribby, Jr. passed away on July 9, 2014 in Malta. A celebration of Pete's life was held at Kirkwood Funeral Home in Malta on Sunday evening, July 13 a... Full story


June Ilene (Ereaux) Fitzpatrick

June Ilene (Ereaux) Fitzpatrick, a retired bookkeeper passed away Thursday July 3, 2014, at her family home in Helena of natural causes. She was surrounded by her loving family with many caring and... Full story


Lee W. Williams

LANDUSKY- Lee W. Williams, 71, retired rancher/bar owner, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at a Billings hospital of natural causes. Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 19 at the Landusky School. Cremation has taken place. Condolences for... Full story


That's the name they gave me

I never cared much for my name. Although not as much a burden as a “Boy named Sue,” the moniker Parker would not have been my choice. Growing up, my friends had common names -- Mike and Steve and... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    July 16, 2014

Worst column ever? There is always next week

Today’s edition of the Phillips County News marks the 20th edition of the paper with me at the helm as skipper. What that means is that for the past five months I have tortured you, dear readers, with misspellings of names, failure to cover... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    July 16, 2014

Don't wash my shirt!

It always has fascinated me how people can control horses to do exactly what they want to do. I don’t come from a ranching town and the only horses I grew up seeing was when I went to the City and... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 16, 2014

Lund couple both in standings; Simonson leads headers

They say a couple that plays together stays together, and in this futuristic age where many couples bond over texting and video games, Logan and Lindsey Lund team rope. Every once in a while on the... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 16, 2014

Garfield scores team lead 34; Malta shows quality at Glendive

The Malta Swim Team only brought five swimmers to the Glendive meet last weekend and even without help from state champion swimmer Darrow Messerly, the team fared well, with all five qualifying for... Full story


Briefly for week of July 16, 2014

Briefly Senior Dinner Meals Starting on July 1, Senior Dinner meals will be served at the Great Northern from 11 a.m. until noon. Menu: Thursday, July 17th - Stroganoff Friday, July 18th - Hot pork sandwich Tuesday, July 22nd - Tator tot casserole... Full story


Sadie Alyse Mouser

Sadie Alyse Mouser was born to Daniel and Alicia Mouser on June 17th at 7:05 p.m. in Victoria Texas. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 ozs. and is 19 1/2 inches long. She joins sister Alexis (15) of The Colony, Texas, brother Ethan (10) and sister Emily (8) of... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    July 16, 2014

Dodson News for July 16, 2014

Dean and Carol Kienenberger and Jim and Dolores Shettle were in Malta on Saturday evening for the Cowboy Up for Christ Program at the Milk River Pavilion. Polly Solberg drove to Wolf Point on... Full story

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 16, 2014

Loring News for July 16, 2014

Remember June 18 is the Loring Annual picnic at the Park! We have some new equipment for the playground so come have fun, eat, converse with neighbors, and have a club meeting! Bring something to... Full story

 By Helen Austin    News    July 16, 2014

Whitewater News for the Week of July 16, 2014

There was a “tent revival” and Vacation Bible School by the Whitewater Independent Baptist Church here last week. Those helping were the Wisher family, Pastor Mike and Karen Davis and daughter of... Full story


Farming, Hunting, Fishing Land on Milk River to Sell at Auction

Buyers looking to start a small farm or own land for hunting and fishing will want to take note of this upcoming online auction. A three-parcel land tract offering will be available on a riverfront farm located between Hinsdale and Glasgow near Tampi... Full story


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