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Articles from the August 27, 2014 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    August 27, 2014

ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge pours into Malta

On Thursday night it was Malta Elementary School Principal Theodore Schye and high school Principal Scott King. Later that night, the M-ette Volleyball team. On Friday afternoon, in 50-degree... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    August 27, 2014

Everall Holman to turn 100 in September

Malta's Everall Holman will turn 100 years old on September 23, and he has seen a lot in his life. Besides being a longtime farmer, rancher and pilot in the area, Everall also has the distinction of... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    August 27, 2014

Saco Schools shutdown on Monday after rain causes flooding

Phillips County and many parts of Northern Montana experienced anywhere from 5 to 9 inches of rain this past weekend. It was a weekend of washed out roads, damaged crops and flooding in homes and... Full story


Briefly for week of August 27, 2014

Senior Dinner Meals Thursday, August 28th - Swiss Steak Friday, August 29th - Hot Hamburger Tuesday, September 2nd - - Casserole Grace Fellowship Fall Hours Grace Fellowship Fall hours will begin on Sunday, September 7. Regular worships at 11 a.m.... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    August 27, 2014

Malta City Council approves levies, declines Rural Development loan

At a special meeting Friday afternoon in Malta, the Malta City Council discussed the mills to be levied for 2014/15 and for the 2014/15 Budget. Malta Clerk and Treasurer presented a copy of Resolution #1183 for council review with 232 mills being... Full story


Dodson Summer School lots of work and play

Dodson Summer School program ran June 2 -26, 2014. During this time four teachers – Deserae KillEagle, Wendy Hopkins, Samaria Kirby and Kathleen Hughes created a program which included math,... Full story


Kiwanis present Hanson with member appreciation plaque

At a recent Kiwanis meeting, President Ann Motichka presented member Kristina Hanson with an appreciation plaque. Kristina, who taught music and English for 25 years at MHS, will soon be moving to... Full story


Malta High School welcomes LeAnn Hass family

The Malta community welcomes one of MHS’s two new Special Education teachers, Mrs. LeAnn Haas. If LeAnn looks a trifle familiar to you, it could be because she is the former LeAnn Lee, MHS Mustang class of 2008. As a new special education teacher... Full story

 By Ann Shettel    News    August 27, 2014

Phillips County 4-H Carnival not slowed by rain

A little rain may stop some folks from having fun on a Saturday, but not these youngsters.   May youth enjoyed the carnival put on by the Phillips County 4-H clubs, Big Sky Builders, Cross... Full story


Dirt Daubers gift flowers to teachers for 25th year

The Malta Dirt Daubers spent a busy morning arranging flowers for Malta's teachers on Wednesday afternoon. For the past 25 years teachers at Malta have received a fresh vase of flowers on the first... Full story


Phillips County Historic Walk slated for September 14

Plan to enjoy a Sunday afternoon reminiscing with four early pioneering Phillips County citizens. The Historic Walk setting will be at the H. G. Robinson House & Gardens, Malta, MT on September 14, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. In addition to... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    August 27, 2014

Memories for the Week of August 27, 2014

August 27, 1914 100 years ago Local news: parties hauling gravel from the pit south of town this week were somewhat suppressed to find parts of a skeleton. It was very evident from the condition that it has been there a long time as most of the... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    August 27, 2014

Former Mustang Schye ready to take the field for Grizzlies

Former Mustang football and basketball standout Tucker Schye has put his red-shirt year at the University of Montana behind him and is excited about playing for the Griz this season. With his first... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    August 27, 2014

M-ette spikers look to defend their home turf at the Malta Invitational tourney

The Malta M-ettes volleyball team has a large squad, standing at 33 players between their varsity, junior varsity and c-squad. The team has been practicing hard and looks primed to defend their home... Full story

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    August 27, 2014

Albertsons host community appreciation barbecue in Malta

When the humble, small town of Malta attracts people from Missoula and Great Falls, something good has got to be happening. For the last fifteen years, that good thing has been Albertsons Community... Full story


Phillips County Sheriff's Report for week of August 27, 2014

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG Aug 9 thru Aug 17 Check out our website: and our Facebook page, Phillips County Sheriff’s Office. August 9, 14 1:43am Deputy cited two juveniles for curfew violation; one transported... Full story


Community Pointers for new teachers at Phillips County Schools, part II

Following last week’s article, several other concerned citizens have offered helpful hints for the new border patrol officers, school teachers, and especially the new owners of Dairy Queen who have bravely trekked northward from warm, sunny... Full story


A fishing spot that gives me pause

I don’t do too many scary things anymore. Not that I ever did on purpose, but in pursuit of fish and game I’ve certainly scared myself. Last weekend three friends and I fished the Grand Canyon of... Full story

 By Eldora Henry    News    August 27, 2014

Dodson News for August 27, 2014

Polly Solberg rode to Great Falls with Tim and Vivian Bruckner for a few days’ vacation because of the rain. As it was clear across the county (and farther) it rained a shower on Wednesday and... Full story

 By Helen Austin    News    August 27, 2014

Whitewater News for the Week of August 27, 2014

There was a meeting at the White water Post Office led by a Federal employee. The Post Office may be closed one hour earlier. Patty Young is Postmaster. Thank you to Pat Murdoch for writing the North... Full story

 By Pat Murdock    News    August 27, 2014

Plainsview News for August 27, 2014

Debbie, Mike, Jo Ann, Howie Hammond and Patty Young recently were in Havre and attended a Dees Family Reunion. The Hammond children’s mother, Ella, was a Dees before she married Howard Hammond Sr. Jeanie Green made a visit to the Dunbar and... Full story


Golf a Sport?

What really makes a social gathering, a sport? The biggest thing up for debate seems to be cheer leading. But I’ve found that there are many topics up for debate. For instance, it came to my attenti... Full story


Classified Ads for August 27, 2014

Help Wanted Child Protection Specialist, #03475. DPHHS, Malta. Salary $16.68-$20.85/hrly. Open until filled. For details visit Job Service or EEO. HELP WANTED – Phillips County Museum is seeking a Curator. This is a 40 hour... Full story


Public Notices for week of August 27, 2014

EDWARD A. AMESTOY. Cole, Amestoy & O'Brien, PLLP P.O. Box 1280 113 South 2nd treet West Malta, Montana 59538 Phone: ( 406) 654-2541 Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, COUNTY OF PHILLIPS IN THE MATTER... Full story


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