The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
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Reishus pens kids book


August 2, 2017

Jack H. Smith


Over 40-years-ago, Whitehall resident Randy Reishus had an unforgettable Montana summer day where he was bitten by a turtle.

He is now sharing his experience with a younger generation in the recently published book "The Turtle Trial". The book, with illustrations by local artist Michael R. Harding, tells the story of Reishus, his brothers Mike and Johnny, and cousins Oliver, Dickie, and Tim. The book describes the boys going to a fishing hole where Randy is bitten. The boys then come together to put on a trial to decide the fate of the turtle.

Randy, who graduated from Townsend high sc...

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