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Last Update: May 20, 2015 Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana
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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 8:00 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.
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Large crowd attends annual
Whitehall Pantry fundraiser
By JACK H. SMITH
It didn’t take long for a huge line to form last Friday evening at the LDS Church in Whitehall.
The large crowd was gathered in line even before the 5:30 p.m. start of the annual LDS Church Harvest Dinner.
As hungry diners waited in lines, the smell or turkey and all the trimmings filled the church. Once in line, the diners were able to feast on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, green beans, salad, vegetables, rolls, and a wide-variety of desserts. Those in attendance were asked to give a donation, with the proceeds given to the Whitehall Food Pantry.
Among those in attendance was Earleen Lloyd who tries to make the event every year.
“Not only do I get to visit with family and friends at dinner, I get to give to the friends I haven’t met yet. It is worth everyone’s time and I appreciate all the effort put into it,” she said.
Madison Loomis and Morgan Piippo help serve food at the annual Whitehall LDS Church Harvest Dinner. Ledger photo by Melissa Jenkins