October 18th, 2007

William E. "Bill" Jackson

William Edward "Bill" Jackson, age 80, of Hot Springs, formerly of Philip, passed from this life on Thursday, October 11, 2007, at the VA Medical Center in Hot Springs, following a long illness with Parkinson's disease and pancreatic cancer.

Services were held Monday, October 15, at the American Legion Hall in Philip, with Pastor Frezil Westerlund officiating.

Music was provided by Marianne Frein, organist, and Maureen Palecek, vocalist. Ushers were Gary Block, Mark Coyle and Wayne Nelson.

Ella M. Hart

Ella M. Hart, age 74, of Philip, died Thursday, October 11, 2007, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, October 16, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father Ron Garry as celebrant, and Father Tim Hoag as con-celebrant.

Music was provided by Marianne Frein, organist, and Maureen Palecek, vocalist. Lector was Rita O'Connell. Altar servers were Tristen Rush and Kyle Schulz. Ushers were Denny Kennedy and Lloyd Frein.

Margaret L. Barrett

Margaret L. Barrett, age 94, of Kadoka, formerly of Belvidere, died Thursday morning, October 11, 2007, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 15, at the Belvidere Community Church with Pastor Gary McCubbin officiating.

Eulogy was given by Ben Handcock. Music was provided by Syd Iwan, organist. Ushers were Brett and Kade Bonenberger. Pallbearers were Barbara Suess, Pat Barrett, Patsy Handcock, Keith Bonenberger, Raymond Hicks, Bonnie Riggins, Carolyn McGrath and Pam Cokeley.

Interment was in the Belvidere Cemetery.

Margaret L.

Lester S. Kjos

Lester S. Kjos, 96, Spearfish died peacefully Wednesday, October 10, 2007, at Serenity Corner Assisted Living, surrounded by family.

Visitation was on Monday, October 15, at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel. Graveside services followed at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD, with Chaplain Charley Conger officiating. Full military honors were provided by the Sturgis Honor Guard.

Lester Seldon Kjos was born January 16, 1911, in Brookings County, SD, to Stein and Elise "Lizzy" Kjos.

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Philip Scotties fall to White River Tigers 8-32

Too fast and too big of a hole ... Starting from his own end zone, this Tiger got by the closest Scotties to run 97 yards for the final touchdown of the game.

The football game at Philip on Friday, September 28, was the last regular season home game. It was Parents' Night. It was the Homecoming game. It was also a loss for the Scotties.

The White River Tigers hit the scoreboard first, but were matched by Philip during the first quarter. The rest of the game was theirs, though, with a final score of 8-32.

Philip racked up 28 first downs and five fumble recoveries, but just could not benefit from them to get on the scoreboard.

Lady Scotties 1-2-3 over Dupree Tigers

Team effort ... Philip’s Sierra Hook (12) follows through with a kill after her teammates set it up. The Lady Scotties hosted and defeated the Dupree Tigers on September 29.

The Lady Scotties hosted the Dupree Tiger volleyball team on Saturday, September 29. With no lost games, Philip varsity won 3-0; 25-16, 25-13, 25-15. Philip currently has a season record of 18-2.

Serving: Philip 61 of 74 (25 aces). Leaders: Lindsay Mann - 19 of 22 (8 aces), Stacy Weller - 14 of 15 (5 aces), Marissa Mann - 8 of 10 (4 aces), Sierra Hook - 7 of 10 (5 aces).

Receiving: Philip - 30 of 36. Leaders: L. Mann - 10 of 10, M. Mann - 7 of 8, Tylissa Fitch - 5 of 5.

Setting: Philip - 65 of 65 (21 assists).

Philip City Council; budget, computers to drainage

The Philip City Council meeting on Monday, October 1, quickly covered update reports from many departments and projects.

Bids were opened for the next five year lease of the 216 acres of farm ground near the municipal airport. The highest of the five bidders was Robert Berry at $5,000 per year beginning in 2008.

The second reading of the budget ordinance was officially recorded.

June Rose Good

June Rose Allard was born June 17, 1924, in Washabaugh County, the oldest of six children born to Carl and Della (Weisenberger) Allard. Rose attended the Pleasant Hill grade school, then high school in Wanblee and Interior. She graduated from Interior in 1944.

June Rose took her basics in Aberdeen, and joined a government program as a nurse cadet traveling by train to Milesville, Montana, where she took her training as a registered nurse from Catholic nuns.

Charles H. Rowcliffe

Charles H. Rowcliffe, age 85, of Philip, died Saturday, September 29, 2007, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 3, at the United Church in Philip, with Pastor Mark Ford officiating.

Music for the service was provided by Marilyn Millage, organist, and Glenn Parsons, vocalist. Ushers were Chip Walker and Scott Baye.