Phillips County Museum News for April 21, 2021
April 21, 2021
Much has been written about cowboys and their horses, but this story is about a sheepherder and his dog. (The only dog to have been arrested in Malta).
Now a sheepherder was lonely and sometimes a bit loony. His only concern was his sheep. He fought coyotes, mosquitos, loco week, lack of good food, and loneliness. His only friend and companion was his loyal dog!
One of these men decided to take a week off before lambing started. He arrived in Malta with his bedroll and his dog. Checking into a hotel, he proceeded to get cleaned up.
Then remembering a nice restaurant he had eaten...