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Articles from the August 10, 2016 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    August 10, 2016

Kindle finishes basic training as Honor Grad

When Malta’s Kori Kindle enlisted in the Montana Army National Guard in the summer of 2015, she knew she would excel in at least one of the aspects of basic training. “I knew I would max...

 
 By Evie McCorkle    News    August 10, 2016

Sawyer Brown dazzles at PC Fair

Sawyer Brown took the stage Friday night at the 101st Phillips County Fair in Dodson with a crowd of 1,700 people in attendance, introduced by Travis Rhoads. "I've never really heard of them or the op...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    News    August 10, 2016

4-H clubs in Phillips County show animals at 101st Fair

This year's 4-H Beef Show featured a couple of playful Charolais steers that wanted to play keep away from even the most experienced 4-H showman. It also featured a repeat champion showman and a...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    August 10, 2016

Open Class entries top 2,000 at PC Fair

Though officials at the Phillips County Fair knew there would be less exhibitors than last year at the 100th fair last year, they weren’t sure how the numbers would rank when compared to the 2014...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    News    August 10, 2016

Aluminum recycling underway at MOI

On July 5, Malta Opportunities Inc. (MOI) received a game-changer for their recycling system. The group expected a new, enclosed trailer for can recycling. The trailer, donated by several local...

 

Welcome back, sage grouse

Apparently the sage grouse are back. Following two of years of favorable spring weather, bird numbers have rebounded. There will be a sage grouse hunting season this year beginning Sept. 1 and ending...

 

Have patience with water project

Dear Editor, Helena Sand and Gravel are doing the water line replacement in Malta, I have a residential house on 1st Street West, and am very pleased with the professionalism of this crew. Watching the temporary water lines placed above ground, the...

 
 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    August 10, 2016

Road warrior vacation recap

It looks like we have lost our lone stoplight in Phillips County and to said light I say “you won’t be missed.” I am all for progress, and I know that work needed done, but man, what a pain in the neck that was. Speaking of a pain in the neck ...

 

Fat guy plays second

Last year the Co-Ed softball league was made to gauge the interest of those around town that were interested in starting a softball league. Though I wasn’t in the group photo, I played for two of...

 

Richard R. Jennings

Richard R. Jennings passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016 surrounded by his adoring family. He was taken from us far too early by cancer. Dick was born in Lewistown, Mont., on March 21, 1942 and stayed until he was a sophomore in high school when his...

 

Agnes Margaret (Jones) Mogan

Agnes Margaret (Jones) Mogan passed away peacefully at home August 2, 2016. Agnes was born to Marion and Harvey Jones on July 4th, 1931 in Hinsdale, Mont. She attended school in Hinsdale. She was a caring sister to her brother Harvey Lloyd and...

 

Card News for the week of August 10, 2016

Malta Duplicate Bridge On Monday evening, August 1, Madelyn Anderson and John Norgon took first place. Margo Rush and Malcolm Clouse came in second. Wednesday’s top winners where once again Madelyn and John. Keith Stine and Margo took second place....

 
 By Helen Austin    News    August 10, 2016

Whitewater News for the week of August 10, 2016

Sympathy to the Mecklenburg families on the loss of their son. Get well wishes to Kelly (Brown) Blackford (my niece) who is in a Billings hospital. Jeff Murdock (a missionary from Dominica) has been...

 

Briefly for the week of August 10, 2016

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Aug 11th - Meatballs and gravy Friday, Aug 12th - Dill salmon Tuesday, Aug 16th - BBQ pork ribs July birthday winner is Darlene Flesche - Congratulations! Do you have an August birthday - sign up when you sign in for...

 

Thank You to our 2016 Trophy Sponsors

Trophy Sponsor Recipient Round Robin Showmanship Senior Gary and Donna Young Kendall Koss Round Robin Showmanship Senior First Security Bank Channing Mavencamp Round Robin Showmanship Adv. Jr. Moore's Printing Kailey Crowder Beef Senior Showmanship...

 

2016 4-H and FFA Livestock Sales

Name Sale Order Grand Champion Market Lamb - Brown, Jocelyn 3 Reserve Champion Market Lamb - Brown, Dylan 2 Grand Champion Market Swine - Ottinger, Carson 6 Reserve Champion Market Swine - Koss, Kendell No Sale Grand Champion Market Beef- Lett,...

 

Memories for the Week of August 10, 2016

100 years ago August 10, 1916 New building to be built The latter part of last week R. M. Trafton disposed of lots west of the First State Bank and those south of the post office to Ole Veseth. We...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    August 10, 2016

Grapevine for the week of August 10, 2016

Question A: What is your favorite part of the fair this year? Question B: What would you like to see added to next year's fair?...

 

Gleanings from the July 25th Council Meeting

Editor’s note: taken from Malta City Clerk Lorie Bond's minutes. During the communications from the Mayor portion of the meeting, Malta Mayor Shyla Jones informed the council that City Crew member Tim Hasler will retire from his position and his...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    August 10, 2016

Powell wins second straight

It's no longer a secret to all at last Saturday's Demolition Derby at the Phillips County Fair that Chinook's Garrett Powell is the area's top competitor. Powell is nearing the end of a pretty hot str...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    August 10, 2016

Mike Powell wins AMX race

Last Sunday at the Phillips County Fair was a pretty special day for the Powell family of Chinook as Mike Powell won the AMX races in the afternoon and later Garrett Powell, Mike's son won the...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    August 10, 2016

Milk River Challenge

The 2016 Phillips County Fair featured some solid bull and bronc riding last Sunday as the Milk River Challenge Rodeo came to Dodson. The rodeo featured 20 bull riders and 15 saddle bronc riders who...

 

Results from State Swim Meet in Hamilton

Reese Brown (10) M 48.29Y Men 9 10 100 IM 16 57.16Y Men 9 10 50 Breast 18 Marshall Caves (10) M 32.88Y Men 9 10 100 IM 8 5 4.53 52.08Y Men 9 10 50 Breast 13 5:00.00Y Men 9 10 50 Fly 6 7 258.19 Reba Doucette (14) W 3:00.15Y Wmn 13 14 200 IM 9 4...

 

Judicial Nomination solicits applications for Seventeenth Judicial District Judgeship

Chief Justice Mike McGrath has notified the Judicial Nomination Commission that the Hon. John McKeon, district judge for the Seventeenth Judicial District (Blaine, Phillips, and Valley counties), will resign his position effective November 30, 2016....

 

Independence Bank makes Top-200 List

Independence Bank has been listed on the 2016 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America. The list is compiled by DepositAccounts, a group that evaluates the financial health of the 6,100 federally insured banks in the country. Each...

 

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