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Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for January 8, 2020


January 8, 2020

Lorraine Mangis, center, wears the crown of 1970 Phillips County Junior Miss. From the left are Elaine Johnson, third runner-up; Billie Rae Campbell, first runner-up; Mangis, and Cindy Bebee, who was voted Ms. Congeniality by the other contestants. All the girls are Malta High School seniors.

100 years ago

January 7, 1920

The County Commissioners had decided to put the matter of building in the county for a courthouse up to the voters in April. The County Offices are located on the second floor of the Olive Hotel building and were much too crowded for efficiency.


J.D. Jackson, alias Arnold D. J. Madero, has been arrested for selling Canadian whiskey in Malta. He was fined $300 and sentenced to serve six months in the County Jail.


The rapid growth of the Malta Schools has shown a need for a new high school building. The trustees have decided that the district...

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