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Articles from the December 22, 2022 edition

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 By Ed Moreth    News    December 22, 2022

Couple recognized for volunteerism

The American Association of Retired Persons - AARP - recognized a Plains couple for their volunteer work in the community with the prestigious 2022 Andrus Award for Community Service. John and Karen...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    December 22, 2022

TF council passes emergency parking ordinance

The Thompson Falls City Council met Thursday to pass an emergency ordinance prohibiting overnight parking on Main Street. Travis Fitchett with the Montana Department of Transportation said the...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    December 22, 2022

Science classes get hands-on fish experience

There's something fishy happening at Plains High School, and the new science teacher is definitely involved. It's also been discovered that he did the same thing at his former school at St. Regis. Pla...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    December 22, 2022

Naegeli receives recognition from state group

by Annie Wooden Bill Naegeli has been a supervisor with Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) for more than 30 years. Last month at a state convention, he was honored as supervisor of the year...

 
 By Ed moreth    News    December 22, 2022

HOLIDAY SURPRISE

The Plains Elementary School students went home on Friday afternoon leaving a simple and plain cafeteria behind, but when they got to school on Monday it was filled with colorful lights and...

 
 By Ed Moreth    News    December 22, 2022

Plains students help local kids with fundraiser

The students of Plains Elementary School learned a lesson and helped the community at the same time, said Meg Feist, the sixth grade teacher who came up with a fundraiser idea to buy gifts for the...

 

Montana Viewpoint: Thanks

I started out to write about this being a good time of year to be helpful to others and that began to sound so preachy and goody-two-shoes that I thought that maybe I should just thank some people...

 

Remember When?

40 YEARS AGO DECEMBER 30, 1982 THANKS TO MANY This was an editorial written by Doc Eggensperger during the holidays. Among the attributes of small-town living are the many acts of kindness, help and concern that friends and neighbors perform to...

 

Question of the week

STEVEN SPETS, Thompson Falls - “An old train from 1977 that hangs on the tree.” ERNIE SCHERZER, Thompson Falls - “A carved wooden orchestra from Germany.” DILLON NEUMAYER, Thompson Falls - “A Christmas tree.” RUTH FARRIER, Thompson Falls...

 

Hot Springs man withdraws plea

During a hearing held Monday, Anthony Henkel opted to withdraw his guilty plea to a felony count of partner or family member assault, following Judge Molly Owen’s decision to not follow the plea agreement. As the parties had reached the plea...

 

Justice Court

Montana Highway Patrol Shawn Robbins, 42, failure to carry proof of insurance, 1st offense; driving under the influence, 1st offense, 1 day jail. Shanika Thomas, 30, speeding in a restricted zone, $105. David Petteys, 66, seatbelt violation, $20....

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 7; Hot Springs, 4; T. Falls, 2; Trout Creek, 2. Monday, December 12 Motor vehicle crash, Hot Springs. Assist motorist/citizen. Welfare check. General animal call/complaint, Hot Springs. Request for welfare check, Plains. Trespass,...

 

Gregory Earl Anderson

Gregory Earl Anderson went home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, November 23, at his parents’ home in Thompson Falls after an intense battle with cancer, and now he is finally pain free. He was surrounded by friends and family in his last... Full story

 

James D. Eplin

James D. Eplin, son of deceased longtime Thompson Falls residents Neil and Evelyn Eplin, passed away November 1, 2022, after a short illness. He was 76 years old, and was living with his wife Beth Eplin in Vancouver, Washington. He was retired from... Full story

 

Plains racks up wins in Hot Springs

It was a close game for the girls Savage Heat and Plains Trotters last Tuesday. Both teams started out at full steam and never let up. In the first quarter the teams were neck and neck when Hot...

 
 By Ed Moreth    Sports    December 22, 2022

Hawks host mat mixer

Sixty-five wrestlers hit the mats last week at the Thompson Falls mixer where the Blue Hawks had 12 wins and 12 losses for the night, compiling 10 pins for the night. The Plains-Hot Springs Savage...

 

Red Devils host St. Regis

The Lady Red Devils triumphed over the St. Regis Tigers on Saturday, 54-48. On the offense, the girls had good ball movement and everyone contributed to points, said Coach Cortney Vohs. Emily Brown had a high-scoring second quarter with 10 points...

 

Plains defeats Troy at home

Last Saturday was Western Night in Plains and wins for the Horsemen and Trotters. The entire evening was filled with enthusiasm from supporting fans on both sides. The Horsemen beat the Trojans 46-40 in a fierce match-up. The game started out slow...

 

CHRISTMAS SERVICES

The Sanders County Catholic Community will host Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. On Saturday, December 24, Christmas Eve service will be at 3 p.m. at the Noxon Mission in Noxon, followed at 6 p.m. by St. William in Thompson Falls. On Christm...

 

Hawk boys, girls beat Plains

Thompson Falls Blue Hawks welcomed the Plains Horsemen and Trotters to a game last Friday. The Lady Hawks defeated the Trotters 68-30. The teams were neck and neck in the middle of the second quarter...

 

Pair of victories in Troy for Hawks

The Thompson Falls Blue Hawks traveled to Troy on Thursday to play the Trojans. The boys game ended in a victory for the Hawks of 55-37. In the first quarter the Hawks scored 13 points to Troy’s 6. In the second quarter the Hawks scored 14 and the...

 

Hannum fifth at CMR Classic

The Thompson Falls/Noxon wrestling team traveled to Great Falls last weekend to compete in the CMR Holiday Wrestling Classic. “With 55 teams competing, it’s one of the toughest matches in the state,” said Coach Mike Thilmony. Thompson Falls...

 

Six place for P-HS in Eureka tourney

The Plains/Hot Springs wrestling team traveled to Eureka last weekend to compete in the Buzz Lucey tournament. Buzz Lucey was a wrestler from Eureka who went undefeated for a majority of his career. Coach Jesse Jermyn said that Lucey’s...

 

Bridges set record in contest

The Trout Creek Adventist School accomplished a successful journey in engineering at their fourth annual toothpick bridge building competition earlier this month. Eight students from grades 3-8 and ar...

 

SANDERS COUNTY HONOR ROLL

NOXON SCHOOL Seniors: High Honor Roll: Emily Brown, Megan Viviano. Honor Roll: Aubrey Erwin, Easton Hanley, Gage Hendrick, Jacob King. Juniors: High Honor Roll: Samuel Christensen, Natasha Fisher. Honor Roll: Farrah Boehme, Kaitlin Keiscome, Morgan...

 

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