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Articles from the November 1, 2017 edition

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Trojan football advances to Class B quarterfinals

One week after a thrilling 26-18 first round playoff home victory over Shepherd, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team will once again be at home this Saturday when they take on Shelby (6-3...

 

Trojans fall in playoff heartbreaker

A magical season came to end Saturday for the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team in a heartbreaking 16-13 quarterfinal loss to Shelby. The Coyotes broke a 13-13 tie with 21 seconds...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 1, 2017

Festival of Trees set for Nov. 16

In its 20th year, the annual Liberty Place Inc. Festival of Trees has become not only an amazing evening for all those in attendance, it also serves as the primary fundraiser for the non-profit...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 1, 2017

Local schools hosting Veteran's Day programs

Area students have been busy preparing for Veteran’s Day programs scheduled in Whitehall and Cardwell. The Cardwell program will take place Thursday, November 9 at 9 a.m., while the Whitehall event will take place Friday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m....

 

LaHood Park hosting special event

"It's all good at LaHood" has become a common expression heard throughout the Lower Jefferson Valley. Over the past several decades, the LaHood Park Steakhouse has not only become synonymous with quality dining for local residents, it has also...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 1, 2017

Montana DOT grant a boon to Jefferson Valley EMS and Rescue

There was recently some great news for Jefferson Valley EMS and Rescue (JVEMS) when they were notified of a grant award from the Montana Department of Transportation. According to Grant Bureau Chief Audrey Allums, JVEMS has been awarded grant...

 

Editorial: Donations needed during the holiday season

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about those who are less fortunate during the holiday season in the Whitehall area. A profound help to those in need would be donating money through a Town Pump...

 

Column: When the phone rings I cringe

Despite the fact the volume is turned down as low as it can go, when the phone rings at the office it sounds like the town siren is going off about five feet from me. I should really invest in a new phone because it honestly does startle me and I cri...

 

Legends giving back to community

Starting November 1, Legends Bar and Grill in Whitehall will be giving back to the local community. The business located at 13 W. Legion will be implementing a community outreach program with the first recipient being the Whitehall Volunteer Fire...

 

Franich art exhibit opens

The historic Boulder Hot Springs has invited local resident Michele Franich to exhibit her art from November 1, 2017 to mid-January next year. An open house reception will take place November 12 from Noon to 2 p.m. in the dining hall. Franich was...

 

Dennis Michael Turman

Dennis Michael Turman (Mike), 74, of Amarillo, TX went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on October 8, 2017. Mike was born to Fred and Eva Turman on February 24, 1943 in Denver, CO. Mike lived a full life. He spent his youth in various...

 

County Commission Update

Hi Folks, I was in Butte at a training about Tax Increment Financing Districts, Targeted Economic Development Districts, and Urban Renewal Districts last Tuesday at the same time as our regular meeting. The information was great. Some of the types...

 

WHY Whitehall?

How did you end up in Whitehall? Whitehall has been a second home to me my entire life. My Mom (Jean Kountz Stearns) was raised here and our Harlowton family visited relatives here every Christmas...

 

Lady Trojans end season at 5B District Tournament

There is something special about the environment at a high school postseason event, and two matches last week provided plenty of valuable experience for the Whitehall High School volleyball team. While the Lady Trojans were eliminated from the Class...

 

Whitehall PTSA hosts Fall Carnival

Top l fifth grader Hope Moriarty takes part in a fishing game at the carnival. She was dressed up for "Nerd Day", which was part of Red Ribbon Week at the School. Below, Abby Petterson is blindfolded...

 

Between the Stacks

What a glorious fall we are having in Whitehall! It is great time to get out and attend some amazing programs the Library is having in honor of our veterans. On October 8th at 6:30 p.m., Arlene Weber will be discussing life in Whitehall during the...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 1, 2017

Voters approve district

Voters Tuesday approved a new ambulance district in Jefferson County. In results sent from election administrator Bonnie Ramey, the Jefferson County Rural County Ambulance District was approved by a vote of 372 to 188. The district does not include...

 

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