Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for July 11, 2018


Mark Hebert

MHS Class of 1958 reunion was last weekend ...Pictured above are members of the Class of 1958 and some of their faculty members who attended their 10-year reunion held in Malta last weekend. The men standing in the back row are, from the left, Joe Jacobson, Benny Milks, Carl Knudsen, Joe Wilson, Jerry Kinkade, Mike Harding, Kenneth Hales and Tom Cummings. In the middle of group, left to right, Mrs. Bernie Sands, Mrs. Glenn Sandefur, Mrs. Loius Herhman, Jr., Mrs. Wes Anderson, Mrs. Larry Koke, Mrs. John Webb, Mrs. Clyde Wirztberger, Mrs. Bill Robertson, Mrs. Bill Lierow, Mrs. Lee Farmer, Mrs. LeRoy Rummel, Mrs. William Bidwell, Mrs. Jim Brown, Mary Ann Dooner, Sharon Mikesell, Mrs. Tom Watson, Malcolm Clouse, Robert Koke, Mrs. Jack Jacobson, Mrs. Francis Jacobs, Mrs. George Arnold, Don McCandless, Stan Wombold and Henry Martin. In the front row, from the left, are James Nordlund, who was basketball coach and taught math in 1958; Paul "Casey" Stengal, who was high school principal; Mrs. Rex Ulrich, former office secretary; Mrs. Elmer Hendrickson, junior high school principal; Mrs. Lou Ivanish, home economics; Mrs. Homer Loucks who taught girl's PE and former Superintendent Homer Loucks. Gary Bebee and Mrs. Jean Itcaina attended the reunion but are not pictured. 1968.

100 years ago

July 16, 1918

The body of Harry Plemmons, drowned in the Missouri River in December, was recovered. Plemmon's spur had caught in a willow preventing the body from floating downstream.


Prices of flour substitutes were quoted as follows: White corn flour, $8.85 per hundred: yellow corn flour, $7.75; rice flour, 15 cents per pound, and barley flour, $1 for a 12 ½ pound sack.


Lawrence Costelo and George Robinson, having reached the age of 18, enlisted in the U.S. Marines, were accepted and sent to the Mare Island base.


The street lights were...

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