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Last Update: May 20, 2015       Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana
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Jefferson & Madison Counties
  The Whitehall Ledger, established in 1984, is a weekly newspaper owned by Jack Smith.
   The circulation is 1,150, and a typical Ledger is 24 tab-sized pages, although with special editions and special sections the paper can be as large as 40 pages. The newspaper offers extensive coverage of local activities, organizations and local government, and the paper has the following sections on a weekly basis: opinion/editorial, community/historical section, sports, agriculture, classified advertising and a real estate page. We are a five column (12 picas per column, 16 inches deep) tab. Our general circulation area is Whitehall, Pipestone, Cardwell, Silver Star, Waterloo, and Boulder. We publish the paper every Wednesday, and our deadline for news and advertising is 5 p.m. each Monday. Our business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, however, sometimes we are out of the office gathering photos and news.

    ADVERTISING: Our standard advertising rate is $5 per column inch. Our classified ad rate is $5 for the first 15 words, with each word 10 cents after that. Our rate for pre-print advertising is $66 (for 1,000). We insert approximately 1,000 (we do not insert to subscribers out of the county or out of state). The Ledger does commercial printing and can create, design and print letterhead, brochures, flyers, posters, business cards and other products. We have a high quality digital camera and can take color photos for advertising or other purposes. The Ledger can be reached through this website, via e-mail at whledger@gmail.com , by snail mail at PO Box 1169, Whitehall, MT 59759, or give us a jingle at (406) 287-5301. Let us know how we can help you!
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Ieshua Chavez smiles while Quinn Tebay watches intently last Thursday during a CPR presentation at Cardwell School. Ledger photo by Jack H. Smith
End of an era: Whitehall High School seniors graduate Sunday
   Over the past decade there has been plenty of fun, laughter, hard work and perhaps some tears.
This Sunday afternoon the journey of the Whitehall Class of 2015 will come to an end with the graduation ceremony in the Varsity Gym.
This year a total of 32 seniors will graduate at the ceremony slated to begin at 2 p.m.
The ceremony will start with a processional performed by the high school band under the direction of Janet Heilig. Next, Principal Britt McLean will welcome graduates and guests.
Shannell McCracken will then perform the National Anthem.
Senior President Jamie Kopf and Student Boyd President Aubree Simon are scheduled to deliver a combined speech.
After an introduction from McLean, Valedictorian Mikaila Piippo and Salutatorian Peter Antonioli will both give speeches.
Presentations of scholarships will be handed out to graduates, followed by the senior slide show, lead by McCracken.
The awarding of diplomas by the school board and principal will follow a presentation of flowers. The ceremony will conclude with the recessional.
CARDWELL SCHOOL
Cardwell eighth grade students will be graduating this Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cardwell School gym. Graduation speaker will be former Cardwell teacher Enid Reece. Students graduating include Clancy Armstrong, Ethan Flood, Eric Frey, Sawyer Keener, Dorothy Mastel and Maggie Whitehurst.