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Articles from the December 12, 2018 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    December 12, 2018

Santa makes first of several visits to Phillips County

A line of people nearly as long as his "Nice List" wrapped its way through the doors at Malta's First Security Bank last week as the big man himself, Santa Claus, made the first of several trips to...

 

Blue Ridge Brewery hosts fundraisers for Renly, Angel Program

Malta's lone brewery, Blue Ridge Brewing, is hosting two fundraisers in the coming days, one for a Nashua infant who needs urgent care and the other for Phillips County's own Angel Program, through th...

 

Agriculture Remains Montana's Number One Industry in 2017

A comparison of selected Montana industries shows Agriculture continues to outpace all other industry sectors, although most all sectors saw an increase in activity, agriculture decreased in 2017. The...

 

Congressman Gianforte holds Mobile Office Hours in Malta

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte announced that a member of his staff will conduct mobile office hours in five counties, including Phillips, Big Horn, Chouteau, Gallatin, and Treasure counties, with the Phillips County stop to take place on...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 12, 2018

Sleigh rides, skating, pancakes, and Santa in Saco on December 16

The flapjacks will be flipping, the horses ready to pull sleighs, the ice skating will be crisp, and there will be no shortage of warm beverages as the Saco Chamber of Commerce hosts their 3rd Annual...

 

Card News for December 12, 2018

Whist On November 27, Leonard Leader scored 51 to take first, Malcolm Clouse took second with 41, and the traveling prize was awarded to Jeanette Heinle. On December 6, Jeanette Heinle and Ron Lundman each scored 45 for a first-place tie. Malcolm Clo...

 

Loring News for December 12, 2018

12-5. The last month of the year came in with a coating of white! We at Loring got about 4-6 inches and are very appreciative of the moisture! The snow gives the landscape a certain refreshing look!...

 

Western Bunkhouse

I plan to build a bunkhouse at our place on the lake next summer. We’re up to 13 grandchildren and the cabin isn’t big enough to sleep everybody. While I’ve taken measurements and have decided...

 

More fat, less weight

I don’t even like talking about weight loss anymore because I always seem to jinx myself the moment I write about it. This time may be different because I am participating in a diet that I don’t...

 

'Why we should be against the crossbow during archery seasons'

Dere Editor, Most of the people I talk to about this idea are against it for several different reasons, but I think most miss the point. Some of the comments I hear is that the modern compound bow is as accurate as the modern crossbow, so what’s th...

 

Dolores Niles

MALTA- Dolores Niles passed away on December 2nd, 2018, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Mont. There will be no services held at the request of Dolores. Cremation took place at the Kirkwood Funeral Home in Malta. Condolences for the family...

 

Phillips County Museum News for December 12, 2018

Happy Holidays Everyone. Are you a true Montanan? Test your knowledge of the great state you live in by answering the following trivia questions. 1. “Montana” comes from the Latin and Spanish word for what? 2. Which member of the Lewis & Clark...

 

Celebrations of Life

Floyd Halser There will be a celebration of Life held for Floyd Halser — born on September 20, 1936 — on Saturday, December 15 at 11 a.m. at the American Legion in Lewistown, Mont. Lloyd passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018 and a full...

 

Briefly for December 12, 2018

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Dec 13th - Pork chops Friday, Dec 14th - Dill salmon Tuesday, Dec 18th - Chili Saco Public School Winter Concert 12-11. On Tuesday, December 11, the Saco Schools Winter Project will be held in the multipurpose room...

 

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG for December 12, 2018

November 21, 2018 11:15 p.m. 911 received reporting a suspicious vehicle parked in the caller’s approach off of Hwy 2, near the Overpass; Deputy responded to the call; all found to be okay, the driver was sleeping. 11:46 p.m. Male reported a...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 12, 2018

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for December 12, 2018

100 years ago December 16, 1918 John L. Elliot, superintendent of the Malta Schools until he enlisted in the army, had been discharged from service. ♥♥♥ Applications were being received at...

 

Birth Announcement for December 12, 2018: Andie French

Andie Blair French Born 11/29/18 Andie Blair French was born on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Andie’s parents are Taylor and Wayne French of Malta, Mont. Andie’s maternal grandparents are...

 

Mustangs pick up a pair of wins in Shelby

The Malta Mustangs basketball team started their season off with a pair of wins at the Shelby Tip Off in Shelby on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8. In the team's first win they defeated...

 

Mavericks win first two game under new system

The North Country Mavericks basketball team won both of their games last weekend utilizing a new ball-control offense for the first time in live games. “I have seen a big improvement in the team buy...

 

Mustangs hold dual matches in Old Gym

The Mustangs wrestling team saw plenty of success in their second week of the season, placing fifth overall at the Scottie Invitational and Tournament on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8, r...

 

M-ettes start season 2-0

The Malta M-ettes delivered some high-powered offense in a pair of wins at the Shelby Tip-Off Invitational last week in Shelby. On Friday, December 7, the M-ettes defeated Cut Bank 66-57, in...

 

A pleasant surprise

The Dodson Lady Coyotes lost their first two games, but the team showed their coaches reasons to be optimistic. The team saw their first action of the year in Wolf Point for the Wolf Point Tip-Off....

 

Coyotes split games

The Dodson Coyotes split their opening weekend of games as the team made their appearance at the Wolf Point Tip-Off last weekend. The team lost their first game 52-48 to the Froid-Lake Redhawks on...

 

Lady Mavs start 1-1

The Lady Mavericks opened their 2018-19 campaign with a split as they were able to pick up a 39-34 win over Shields Valley, followed by a 59-29 loss to Roy-Winifred at the Fergus Holiday Showcase in L...

 

Malta Speech and Drama does well in Chinook

On Saturday, December 8, Malta's Speech and Drama team traveled to Chinook. We placed 1st in Drama and, because of a tiebreaker, placed 2nd in Speech. In Speech Malta took second place. Tamela Abrahamson - Lincoln Douglas - 2nd; Izzy Markuson -...

 

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