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Articles from the August 7, 2014 edition

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 By Chris Peterson    Sports    August 7, 2014

Kids learning and loving flag football

Youth sports are an investment. They are an opportunity for kids to be active, while at the same time learning valuable skills in the sport they are playing, and in life. For years in Havre, there was...

 By Chris Peterson    Sports    August 7, 2014

10 Questions with Dennis Murphy: Exciting year of Pony sports on the way

As the summer wears on, the fall sports season gets closer and closer and before we know it, we will be watching football games Friday nights at Blue Pony Stadium. It should be another exciting year...

 Local    August 7, 2014

For the Record, August 7, 2014

Havre Police Department Officers investigated a 2:20 Wednesday call from 3rd Avenue about a bike leaning against a tree that does not belong to anyone in the area. ——— Officers investigated a 4:53 p.m. Wednesday call from 16th Street West to...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 7, 2014

Morsette 'hearing voices' before robbery

A Havre woman accused of robbing a pharmacy at gunpoint — with a stolen BB gun — and selling the prescription drugs at a Havre hotel told investigating officers she had been “hearing voices” in the time before the incident. Arlene Morsette,...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 7, 2014

Stidham sentenced in assault on husband

A Havre woman who tried to withdraw from her plea agreement will spend most of six years in custody for assaulting her husband with his own .22 caliber pistol. Cindy Stidham, born in 1965, was sentenced in state District Court in Havre Tuesday to six...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 7, 2014

Havre hears how to bridge people out of poverty

A co-author of a book detailing strategies for eliminating poverty told people at the end of a two-day seminar Wednesday that they have to use what they learned. The key to success, she said, is for...

 By Tim Leeds    Local    August 7, 2014

Bullhook gets $250K to expand mental health services

In the midst of preparations for a grand opening of Havre’s newest medical facility, a U.S. senator announced the clinic has received a quarter-million dollars in funds to expand its services. U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced Wednesday...

 By Lori Roberts    Opinion    August 7, 2014

Library summer program was a success

The Havre-Hill County Library Summer Reading Program was a smashing success. We want to say thank you to our generous donors: Creative Leisure, Dairy Queen, Radio Shack, Carol Pleninger, Chris Comp, Mark Peterson, Jason Barkus, James Dahl, Tim Solomo...

 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    Local    August 7, 2014

Sen. Walsh drops out of race amid plagiarism probe

HELENA (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Thursday he is dropping his campaign for office amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project he wrote for a master's degree. In a statement to supporters, the...