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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: December 26, 1999

DECEMBER 26, 1996 More than two dozen Whitehall area residents joined their voices in song December 15 at the community Christmas Cantata, “Christmas is Love.” Under the direction of Norm Tebay and accompanied by Mary Brazill, the cantata...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: 12/19/1996

DECEMBER 19, 1996 New ownership has come to the Whitehall Ledger. Glenn Marx, an advisor to Governor Marc Racicot, and his wife Terri, officially purchased the weekly newspaper Friday, December 13, and will formally take over operations on January...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: December 12, 1996

DECEMBER 12, 1996 Trojan Educator of the Week is drama teacher Larry Brazill. He was nominated by Mrs. Thronson because he has done an outstanding job as drama coach. The play, Damn Yankees provided success for many students. Trojan Athlete of the...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: December 6, 1996

Whitehall Stroll Events include: Whitehall stores begin welcoming shoppers and strollers. During the day, various businesses will host open houses and a contest to “Stamp Out Holiday Hassles” will be conducted. Santa will be entertaining...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 28, 1996

There’s a bird of a different feather in the neighborhood. Dana and Terry Sampson, of Whitehall, lived and cattle ranched in South Dakota for two years, but recently returned to the Whitehall area with emus (large, flightless birds native to...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 21, 1996

NOVEMBER 21, 1996 Their name says it all: Whitehall High School Booster Club, but for some reason many in the community always think sports when they hear the group’s name. Perhaps it’s all of the purple shirts and hats lining the stands at...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 14, 1996

NOVEMBER 14, 1996 It may not yet be time to start singing “Jingle Bells,” but it is time to start thinking about how to make the holidays brighter for your neighbors in need. Whitehall area charitable organizations are kicking into full gear,...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: November 5, 1996

Paulette Atencio thinks everyone should know how to tell a good story, how to succeed at being self-employed, and how to cook tempting meals. Atencio was in Whitehall last week, visiting the schools and sharing her wisdom with the students. As part...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 31, 1996

OCTOBER 31, 1996 On Wednesday, October 23, the Tobacco Root Girl Scout Service Unit hosted its Annual Investiture and Rededication Ceremony. Approximately 125 people attended, drawn by the Girl Scouting program which has grown 25 percent to include...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 24, 1996

OCTOBER 24, 1996 Hannah Warfield-Ruffatto may not look like your typical football player, but she may wind up kicking, passing and punting at a Denver Broncos football game on November 10. She won the 12-13 year old girls age group at the regional...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 17, 1996

OCTOBER 17, 1996 The first Whitehall schools open house in years was held Oct. 9 for an appreciative audience. Dubbed “America Back to School Night,” the event featured more than just a chance for parents to visit with teachers. It also...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 10, 1996

OCTOBER 10, 1996 With extremely dry conditions in Southwest Montana causing very high fire danger, Forest Service officials were warning that grave problems could be on the horizon. “If things stay as dry as they are, we could have some serious pro...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: October 3, 1996

OCTOBER 3, 1996 How much do you know about the national party platforms on which presidential candidates Bill Clinton and Bob Dole are supposedly running? How would you feel if a high school student could tell you more about the issues in the race...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: September 26, 1996

SEPTEMBER 26, 1996 There are changes on the wind at Whitehall High School, Principal Barbara Thronson said Monday night, and she realizes not all of the changes are popular with the students. But, in the long run, the students, their parents and the...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: September 19,m 1996

SEPTEMBER 19, 1996 The Whitehall school district is cruising along the information highway and it is going to be a great ride, Whitehall High teacher Al Anderson predicted Friday. “It’s exciting,” Anderson said. Over the summer, the district...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: September 12, 1996

SEPTEMBER 12, 1996 Students returning to Tia Kober Elementary and Whitehall Middle School this fall were greeted by grass, flowers, trees and other landscaping thanks to the hard work of the BY’s 4-H Club. Club leader Charlene Dillon said about 18...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: September 5, 1996

SEPTEMBER 5, 1996 The Yellowstone Trail, a road which provided the way east and west through Whitehall for decades, is the subject of a new book being written by a Wisconsin couple. Alice and John Ridge, retired professors from Altoona, Wisconsin, ar...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: August 22, 1996

AUGUST 22, 1996 The 13th annual Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo begins Thursday, Aug. 22, with four days of live music, rodeos, parades, exhibits and activities for the whole family. All of the fun will be at the Jefferson County Recreation Park and...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: August 15, 1996

It’s county fair and rodeo time, with plenty of excitement offered in every direction. The Madison County Fair and Rodeo kicks off in Twin Bridges this Thursday, Aug. 15, and runs through Sunday. Then the Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo starts in...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: August 8, 1996

AUGUST 8, 1996 Jefferson County Health Nurse Paula Anders called the Ledger Friday to ask cooperation in alerting Whitehall area residents to an outbreak of pertussis – whooping cough – in the county. Although none of the latest cases are in...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: August 1, 1996

If six-year-old Rosie Twomey of Whitehall had any qualms about singing in front of a large crowd of strangers, it didn’t show. Without a sign of nervousness, and with no instrumental accompaniment, she raised the microphone and quieted the crowd...

 

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years: 7/25/1996

JULY 25, 1996 It’s time to kick up your heels and swing into the fun of Whitehall’s Frontier Days. The biggest weekend of Whitehall’s summer gets underway Friday, and there will be events galore throughout the weekend. From the Friday crafts...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: July

JULY 18, 1996 Frontier Days ’96 will feature many of the events people have come to love over the years as well as a few newcomers. The largest “newcomer” will be the NRA professional rodeo to be held at the Whitehall rodeo arena. Featuring...

 

Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: July 12, 1996

Three Whitehall players – Dallice Smith, Hannah Warfield and Amber O’Donnell – proved Monday that their selection to the league All Star team was well deserved. The three were selected from the Whitehall Red Socks team to play on the...

 

Ledger: Looking Back 25 Years: 7/3/1996

This edition of the paper contained the second of a two-part Ledger interview with Harrison area rancher and Montana State Legislator Karl Ohs. Following are brief excerpts from that article. The FBI was looking for Montana State Legislator Karl...

 

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