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Articles from the November 3, 2021 edition

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Trojans Off to Round Two of Playoffs; Biggest Trojan Fan Contest Announced

The Whitehall Trojan football team brought the heat to the first round of playoffs against Malta on Saturday, October 30. The Trojans had a slow first quarter, ending with zero points to Malta's 8,...

 

Screams Brings in Over 1200 People

Screams Come True Haunted House and Hay Maze brought in over 1200 people to the Whitehall area over the course of its two weekend run. When the idea originated after Halloween in 2018, creator Liz...

 

Dear Editor: Election Laws vs Jim Crowe Laws

Dear Editor, In last week’s paper, I read with sadness a letter to the editor comparing election laws to Jim Crowe laws. I say sadness because this person has absolutely no idea what the Jim Crowe laws were. She was just parroting a political...

 

Dear Editor: Fear, Love and Motivation

Dear Editor, I would like to lead out with several paragraphs from an article I penned almost 6 years ago. To quote; “What passes for religion today is largely what drives the political engine of this nation! What people believe about a certain...

 

Thought Provokers: 11/3/2021

Most, if not all, rubber erasers are never actually finished, people just lose them eventually. Alligators can live up to 100 years, which is why there’s a chance that they will see you later. Ironically, it’s the fear of a shortage of a given...

 

Name to a Face: Tom Harrington

Where have you seen Tom Harrington? The real question may be where haven't you seen him? He is behind the scenes of most Veterans and American Legion projects, front and center when it comes to...

 
 By Jo    Opinion    November 3, 2021

Go Ask Jo: 11/3/2021

Dear Jo, There are life changing moments in everyone’s life; a moment, an opportunity to do something that could turn their life in a new direction. I have such an opportunity. It will cost me financially, not to mention the stress of a loan, the b...

 

Albert Lee Wiersema, 70

Albert Lee Wiersema was born on February 4, 1951, and left us way too soon on Oct 30th, 2021. He grew up on the family vegetable farm where he rather be on the farm then school, therefore he missed...

 

Creating Fiction from History: 11/3/2021

The tornado came, it saw, and it conquered! When the Donner twins were born, the Great Whirlwind which heralded their coming also signaled the course that their lives would forever take. With the...

 

Donald David Haxby, 81

Donald David Haxby, born on July 25, 1940, went to be with the Lord on October 26, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Barbara (Bruck) Haxby. They were together for 28... Full story

 

Evelyn Joyce Shaw Zillmer, 85

Evelyn Joyce Shaw Zillmer, 85, died April 28, 2021, at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby. She was born July 17, 1935, in Madison County to Gerald and Leudema Shaw. She attended grade school in...

 

Joseph Eugene Edwards, 87

Joseph (Joe) Eugene Edwards passed away surrounded by love on May 25, 2021. A son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, he will forever be remembered for his kind and...

 

Between the Stacks: 11/3/2021

After months of practice, the 2nd and 3rd graders from the 21st Century program are ready to perform their stories for Reader’s Theater. This program will be held at the library on November 4th at 3:45PM, and is open to everyone. The students have...

 

Connecting Point: The High Mark

There are many character traits we can aim for in life. Some happen to be wholesome, while others tend to be unhealthy. One virtue that stands above so many others is faithfulness. A person whose character is marked by faithfulness in multiple areas...

 

Whitehall MS/High Principal Check-in

Quarter 1 is in the books for the school year of 21-22. The first few months of school are always exciting with sports, academics, and welcoming the students back. We are enjoying the full hallways an...

 

Pool Shark Report: Week of 10/28/2021

Week of 10-28-2021 TEAM K Bar #1: 11 wins, 6 losses K Bar #2: 11 wins, 6 losses Mint #4: 11 wins, 6 losses MEN Ken Breining: 4 wins, no loss Mark Griffith: 4 wins, no loss Rick Kelley: 4 wins, no loss Brian LaFond: 4 wins, no loss Kevin LaFond: 4...

 

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...

 

Janacaro-Hensleigh Remains Mayor, Whitehall Will Work to Join JVRAD

As of 8AM Wednesday, November 3, 2021 the results of the 2021 election were as follows: MAYOR Mary Janacaro Hensleigh- 151 Kathleen Fike- 59 Start the Process to be included in the Ambulance District? Yes- 181 No- 62... Full story

 

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