There was much activity last Thursday afternoon at the National Guard Armory as county and city officials coordinated jointly in a Civil Defense simulated exercises. The purposes of the exercise were to demonstrate the problems which would arise from a nuclear attack. Some of those participating are pictured above, from the left standing, Monte Robinson, Stuart Thompson of Saco, Rolly Kaufman of Phillips County Sheriff's Office, Philip L. Kincheloe, Malta Mayor George Hoynes, Paul Kropp of the Phillips County Commissioners, Mrs. Clara Lodmell, county health nurse, Laurin Bruckner, Jerry Hanson, Francis Schwartz, and John Nordlund of Dodson. Seated are Billie Rae Campbell, Barbara McKeon, Jeanne Barnes, Vic Stevens, and Alan Robertson, selected students from Malta High School.
100 years ago
January 28, 1920
A district court term has been called for the first part of February. Criminal cases on the calendar include a charge of maiming horses, two grand larcenies, and an arson case.
Rolefield was the name chosen for a new post office located near Horseshow Lake in the north country.
R.V. Tucker was a Republican candidate for reelection to the office of county coroner.
The temperature dropped to 43 degrees below zero on January 22.
The Malta Mercantile Store was undergoing repairs and alterations.
Fred L. Robinson had been discharged from a Minne...