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Articles from the July 23, 2014 edition

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 By Pierre Bibbs    News    July 23, 2014

Gaylord LaFond has seen it all in his 98 years

Gaylord LaFond can say something that many residents of Phillips County cannot. He is a Malta native born and raised and he has been around for 98 years, since May 14, 1916. When asked if LaFond was... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 23, 2014

Crazy Days in Malta on Saturday

How fast can you eat a slice of watermelon? One of the highlights for this Saturday’s Crazy Days in Malta will be a watermelon eating contest with a grand finale of an all age contest in which the winner will win a television from Albertsons.... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 23, 2014

Mustang Foundation to host annual fund-raiser

Shortly after the school burned down in Malta in 1996, The Mustang Foundation was put together to provide money for teachers and faculty with items that needed replacing after the devastation. Since then, the foundation has offered scholarships to gr... Full story

 By Kari Hould    News    July 23, 2014

Dodson AMX and Speedway revved for Sunday

The Dodson Speedway and AMX is revving motors and preparing for action at the upcoming Dodson Fair. The AMX races will be held Sunday, August 3 following the tractor pull. The event will be at the grandstand/arena and everyone is encouraged to come... Full story


Briefly for week of July 23, 2014

Senior Dinner Meals Thursday, July 24th - Sweet & Sour Chicken Friday, July 25th - Turkey & Biscuits Tuesday, July 29th - Spaghetti Grace Fellowship Church Grace Fellowship Church has changed to the Summer Church Schedule. Please note: 10 a.m.... Full story


Education campaign to help Montanans quit smoking

Continuing with the success of last year’s landmark national tobacco education campaign, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is airing a second series of ads in 2014 featuring real people who are living with the effects of... Full story


Two changes to Malta School's bus routes

At the July 14, 2014, Special School Board Meeting of the Malta School District, the Board of Trustees approved bus routes for the 2014-2015 school year. There were two significant changes to bus routes. The Content Route and the Loring Route were... Full story


4-H Premium list, Phillips County Fair, 4-H Program of Events

SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014 9:00 a.m 4-H Horse Show at Malta Pavilion THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration: 4-H - Steel Building. Weigh scale opens at 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Weigh Scale Closes for Animals to be weighed 4:00 p.m.... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    July 23, 2014

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for week of July 23

July 28, 2004 10-years ago Headline: New Malta Superintendent is settling in Almost one month into his new job as superintendent of the Malta School District, Kris Kuehn is settling in and taking an “observe and learn” attitude. He is already... Full story


Phillips County Sheriff's Report for week of July 23, 2014

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG July 11 thru portion of July 17 Check out our website: and our Facebook page, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office. July 12, 2014 8:03 a.m. Individuals requested law enforcement assistance... Full story


Last weeks of Summer has me ready to hunt

It seems summer only just arrived and it’s almost time to start hunting again. I was fully in summer mode -- fish, garden, and keeping the house cool upmost in my mind -- when I checked the Montana... Full story


I agree with letter to the editor penned by my mother

Dear Editor, This is a Letter to the Editor written 12-6-89 by my mother, Mae B. LaFond, in heart felt support of her stance on pro-life. I wish to share her letter because I strongly fell the same. Darlene C. (LaFond) Froman Malta Good Education... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    July 23, 2014

Reality TV has turned me into a know-it-all

For most people, the term Reality TV conjures images of the Kardashians being annoying, Paris Hilton mindlessly flaunting her wealth or the boys of Duck Dynasty doing any and everything in 22-minutes besides building bird calls. And let’s be... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    July 23, 2014

No Chinese food?!?

As I sit in my home on a Monday night, I can only help but notice Mondays are a little darker. A little gloomier. Over the last 12 weeks or so no matter how much work had I had to do for the PCN, I... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 23, 2014

Young Cole Hould among top placers in heeling after event four

Cole Hould isn't your typical 12 year old athlete. In a world ruled by sports like basketball and football, young Hould is a roper. Though he is from Havre and isn't a Phillips county resident, he is... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 23, 2014

Messerly, Amestoy score 34 in Lewistown; Divisionals in Chinook

The Malta swim team showed up 26 strong at the Lewistown swim meet last weekend. Young Midget Darrow Messerly and Senior swimmer Jenise Amestoy, led Malta in scoring, with 34 points a piece. Messerly,... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 23, 2014

Starkey uses science, numbers to his advantage at races

Drivers from all over the state were present at the Phillips County Motorsports drag races last weekend for the second race in their four venue, "Montana State Points Race." "There are guys from... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    July 23, 2014

Dodson News for July 23, 2014

Willard Mortenson was honored for his 85th birthday on Sunday at the Lutheran Church social room by daughter Diana and family with a special cake and other treats. Everyone was welcome and many... Full story

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 23, 2014

Loring News for week of July 28, 2014

-- July 14 -- Loring Woman’s Club will be held on July 16th hosting. Loring Lutheran Church will be at 9:30 on Sunday with Cindy Clark officiating. Ellie Norville spent the week with her Grandma... Full story

 By Helen Austin    News    July 23, 2014

Whitewater News for the Week of July 23, 2014

Our sympathies go out to Sue Haag and family on the passing of her mom. Haags lived in Whitewater for years and Pastor Haag is pastor of Malta’s Hi-Line Apostolic Church. Members of his church... Full story


"Kids to Fish" program allows youths to borrow gear

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 program that allows children to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. The “Kids to Fish” program lets youngsters check out fishing rods and reels and basic... Full story


Shannon A. Turner

Shannon A. Turner a Resident of Lake County passed away on June, 30, 2014. Shannon was born in Polson, Mont., June 27, 1974 to the late James and Maureen Sweeney. Shannon was raised in Polson and attended Polson schools. She married Kevin Turner in... Full story


Bobby Lee (Bob) Perkins

Bobby Lee (Bob) Perkins passed away at his home in Kodiak, Alaska on July 14, 2014. He was born July 19, 1955 in Ontario, Oregon to Carol Lee and Mary Jane Perkins. Bob attended schools in Saco, Montana and Northglenn, Colorado. He worked in the... Full story


Mark Robert Haugen

On July 18, 2014, Mark Robert Haugen went to join the Lord. Services will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:00 at the Chinook High School auditorium. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook. Condolences for the family... Full story


Larry Gordon Weston

MALTA-Larry Gordon Weston aka "Santa", 67 of Malta, Mont., Passed away of natural causes at his home in Malta on July 15, 2014. A celebration of life will be held on August 2, 2014 at 2:00 at Trafton Park in Malta, Mt. Condolences for the family may... Full story


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