The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Council continues town budget work

After several budget meetings, the Town of Whitehall is getting very close to having a final budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Mayor Dale Davis stated at a budget meeting Monday, “the goal is to get the budget closer to what is being...

Shakespeare in the Park next week

Next Wednesday August 31, the Montana Shakespeare in the Park program will return to Whitehall. A performance of "Richard III" will take place at 6 p.m. at 206 Yellowstone Road. The Whitehall...

County Fair starts Thursday

The Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo, "A Fair of the Heart," kicks off this Thursday, August 25, in Boulder. The fair and rodeo runs Thursday through Sunday, August 28, at the Jefferson County...

Trojans dominant in season opener

There was no doubt about this one. The Whitehall/Harrison High School football team started strong last Friday night in their first game of the season against Sweet Grass County and never looked back ...

Trojans kickoff season Friday

After two weeks of fall camp, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team is ready to take the field. The Trojans will open their 2016 season Friday night at home when they host Sweet Grass...

Cross Country starts Saturday

The Whitehall High School Cross Country will enter the 2016 season with a wealth of returning talent. When the team opens the season Saturday at a meet at Jefferson High School in Boulder, they will...

Volleyball starts Saturday

It's only a few days away from the opening match of the season for the Whitehall High School volleyball team. The Lady Trojans will open the season Saturday, August 27 at the Manhattan Quad. Action...

Letter to the Editor: Let's Work Together

To begin with, I wanna offer a HUGE shoutout to those who labor for the good of our community, not just for their private interests and agendas; it is these unselfish labors that have made Whitehall the town it is! We, including the greater...

For Your Information

In a recent issue or NFR BLVD (a guide to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo) Shawn Davis, General Manager of this ten day event, has an interview by Brian Hurlburt, the editor. For 30 plus years, Shawn has revolutionized this event with one change...

Time Out: Get those cheeks in the seats

I’ve been waiting since February to say these three beautiful worlds. Football is back. This Friday, myself and hundreds others in the surrounding area will be able to get out and support the Whitehall/Harrison football team as they take on Sweet...

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, At our regular meeting last week, we discussed a proposal from an air ambulance service to provide coverage for Jefferson County residents for about $49,000 per year. They had presented this to us a few weeks ago, but we wanted to do more...

Principal's Principles

I cannot believe that we are back into the swing of things here at Whitehall Elementary. As with other years, I find myself asking where has the summer gone. I hope all of you were able to find time to spend some quality time with your little ones...

Between the Stacks

Music and art are the themes for September children’s programs. Butch Paquin will be teaching a watercolor class for school age children on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm and the library will be providing all of the supplies. Please call the Library to sign...

A fond farewell to a dreamer who brought that dream into reality

In 1956 Roy Millegan and his wife, Vera, came to Whitehall. Roy worked for the Farmer's Home Administration as the County Supervisor stationed in Whitehall, for Jefferson, Madison, Beaverhead and...

Cyclists descend upon Whitehall

The population of Whitehall grew by leaps and bounds for a night last week. Early Tuesday afternoon, an estimated 400 visitors made their way into town as part of the 2016 Cycle Greater Yellowstone...

Rotary Club sponsoring Fraud Awareness Seminar

The Whitehall Rotary Club is inviting Whitehall area people to attend a short seminar on Fraud and Scams in Montana on the evening of August 29, at the Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 102 North Brooke. The session is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:00...

Moriarty sisters perform

with the help of her sister Hope made her first debut Friday & Saturday August 12 and 13th at the main head frame stage in Butte, MT. Ms. Hope has been Irish dancing since she was 3 years old, 6...

Caverns Music program Saturday

Please join us at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park on Saturday, August 27 starting at 10 a.m. for the final summer 2016 Music Days! This all day music event is a great opportunity to take in views of the Jefferson River and Tobacco Root Mountains...

Summer program offers learning, fun

Sixty Whitehall children in grades K-5 participated in Whitehall Elementary School's Summer Program which was in session three days a week from June 24 to August 4. The program, funded through the...

MADISON COUNTY FAIR

All indoor projects arrived at the fair on Wednesday morning, August 10th, 2016. Each member was required to have an interview time with judges from each of their different projects. All items were judged and then arranged for display in the 4-H...

Garden Club meets September 7

The Whitehall Garden Club meeting is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Borden’s Conference room in Whitehall. The coffee social, hosted by Sarah Smart, begins at 9:30 a.m. At 10:00, President Cathy Hatch will introduce the Garden Club program...

Love INC coming to greater Whitehall area

If you attended Whitehall Frontier Days 'Spirit of Montana' parade last month, you might have received a bottle of water with an attached card telling a little about Love INC, passed out from our...

HARRIET ADAMS

Harriet Adams of Whitehall passed away in her sleep Sunday August 14th, 2016 at the age of 73. Born in Washington, D.C. to military parents Harry and Helen Houston on September 25th, 1942, Harriet...

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