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Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for October 24, 2018


October 24, 2018

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40 preschoolers in local kindergarten ... Classes for the private kindergarten conducted by Mrs. George Knudsen at her home began on September 3, with a peak enrollment of 20 pupils in each of the daily sessions. The children may be five years of age by Oct. 31 to enter kindergarten. In the morning session which begins at 8:50 a.m. and is dismissed at 11 a.m. are, front row from the left, Floyd Peacher, Ross Halverson, Walter Gibbs, Swan Nelson, Ronnie Wombold, Lance Beto, Mark Ereaux, Grant Messerly, and Patrick Schumacher. Back row, from the left, Jamie Sintler, David Wegner, Paige Simanton, Lori Webb, Renee LaFond, Kimberly Mingneau, Jody Moran, Daniel Leader, and J.R. Snipe. Not pictured is Jeffery Lunceford. 1968.

100 years ago

October 17, 1918

The influenza epidemic was abating. Two deaths had occurred during the week, Mrs. Dave Skinner and an 11-year-old girl from the Canadian line had died.


Political activity was the biggest news with the election of a county ticket of prime importance. On the Republican ticket, Dudley Jones was a candidate for state representative; H.S. Whitcomb, commissioner; Henry Neilson, sheriff; R. L. Campbell, treasurer; H.S. Munson, assessor; Fred C. Gabriel, county attorney; Flora Simms, superintendent of schools; R.V. Tucker, coroner, and R. E. Richardson, sur...

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