Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for January 23, 2019


January 23, 2019

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Vets present "Democracy Award" to local girls ... A delegation of the Veterans of Foreign wars as on hand last Saturday night between basketball games at the Malta High School gym to present "Voice of Democracy" awards to local girls. Ruth Bruckner was presented with a savings bond from Malta VFW Post #57 for winning the local version of contest. The group pictured includes, from the left, Bernard Majusiak, Voice of Democracy Chairman for the Malta VFW; Lou Ann Ivanish; Debbie Losleben; Darlene Korsbeck; Duane Raymond, Commander of the Malta Post; Ruth Bruckner; Ivy Knight, District 5 Commander; Norman Dahl of Glasgow, and Clarence Mikkelson, past District Commander. 1969.

100 years ago

January 17. 1919

George Robinson, "one of the youngest fighting men in the county" had returned home after having spent six months in the Marine Corps.


Clarence Flesche was back from overseas service with both service and wound stripes. He had been gassed in one of the big battles of the war.


Harry Cosner was appointed justice of the peace for Malta.


Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bentzin were the parents of a son. The father was with the 91st Division in France.


William Davidson had returned from army service. He had been stationed in New York.


A daughter was born to Mr...

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