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By Mark Hebert

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


December 12, 2018

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VFW Chief Swears in Vietnam Veterans...Andy Berg of Superior, Wis., past commander-in-chief, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is shown above giving the VFW obligation to five Malta Vietnam Veterans of Foreign Wars. They are, from the left, R. E. Taylor, Larry Stevens, Wayne Waters, Roy Waters, and Danny Jones. The swearing-in of the new members was held in conjunction with the banquet at the VFW Post home at which Berg was principal speaker. The banquet was held in honor of Vietnam and World War I veterans and citations were presented to the 17 World War I veterans who were present. 1968.

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 Malta, Dodson, and Saco for federal loans for seed wheat.


Miss Alma Higgs and Nels Flansaas, both popular young people of the Lovejoy community, were married at the Lutheran parsonage in Malta.


Robert Wylder had returned from a year's service in France.


Mark Kegg, who had been a cook in an army hospital, had returned to his home in Malta.


Robert Simanton w...

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