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Wrestling at Stanley County Invitational Tournament

Blake Lobdell, a 145-lb. senior wrestler from Philip, earned second place.

The 2009-2010 season opener for the Philip Scottie wrestling team was at the Stanley County Invitational in Ft. Pierre on Friday and Saturday, December 4-5.

As a team, Philip finished in fourth place with 76.5 points. Out of 24 varsity and junior varsity teams, Gregory/Burke took the top spot with 110 points, Spearfish finished second with 83.5.

Highway 14 from Philip to Fort Pierre to be designated James "Scotty" Philip Highway

Highway 14 now has an alias designation ... This is the design proposal for the two feet by six feet highway designation signs. The signs, one west of Philip and one outside of Fort Pierre, will be green with white lettering.

The portion of South Dakota Highway 14 between the towns of Philip and Fort Pierre will officially receive the designation of the James "Scotty" Philip Highway.

The state Transportation Commission, under the South Dakota Department of Transportation, agreed Thursday, November 26, to designate Highway 14 between Philip and Fort Pierre as James "Scotty" Philip Highway. Plans are for one sign to be erected just west of Philip and one sign just outside of Fort Pierre along Highway 14. Each designation sign will be two feet high and six feet long.

Doolittle learns educational/vet job skills

Variation in careers ... Carissa Doolittle is learning about two of her career interests through the high school Internship program. For her creative side, she works in the art room, while her compassion is expressed at the veterinary clinic.

Featured this week is Carissa Doolittle who works alongside Pennie Slovek in the high school art room on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and her Tuesdays are spent with Norma Headlee at the Philip Veterinary Clinic.

Doolittle chose to enroll in this course to get work experience under her belt and to better herself with her opportunities.

Courthouse plumbing enters next phase

During their December 1 regular meeting the Haakon County Board of Commissioners approved for the next phase of courthouse plumbing to begin.

The nearly 80-year-old plumbing in the Haakon County courthouse is being replaced in phases. At each phase plumbing contractor Dustin Lurz and building contractor Tom Swift submit estimates for their share of work of each phase.

Break-in at Zeeb Pharmacy

POLICE LINE DO NOT CROSS ... Sometime between closing on Tuesday, December 1, and opening on Wednesday, December 2, Zeeb Pharmacy was broken and robbed.

Sometime between closing time of 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, and opening at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Zeeb Pharmacy in Philip was broken into and robbed of mostly pharmaceuticals and gold jewelry.

Employee Krystal Doud, when opening for business, first notice merchandise was missing from previously locked display cases. Then she saw that damage had been done to the pharmacy area of the store. Haakon County Sheriff Larry Hanes responded to the call. He, in turn, contacted the Philip City Police Department, since it was their jurisdiction.