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The crew of Les’ Body Shop. Back row, from left: Johnston Bear Robe, Rick Coyle, David Butler, Casey Slovek, Dane Nelson, Kailech Kier and Dane Hellekson. Front: Trista Hart, Travis Noteboom, Tina Noteboom, Mike Noteboom, April Slovek, Rick Thorson and Chris Pierce.
As of Jan. 7, 2016, Les’ Body Shop reached its 40th year as a business. The enterprise actually started in 1950 under the ownership of Les Ankrum, doing business in Highmore. Then Ankrum moved the operation to Philip. It was first located where Barry Knutson’s sign painting shop is now, then Ankrum...
Representing the Shriners during a fact finding mission at the city council meeting for a possible Shriners circus coming to Philip were, from left, Joel Stephens, Kevin Neuhauser and Mitch Norman.
by Del Bartels The Philip City Council was approached during its Monday, Jan. 4 meeting about the possibility of the city hosting a Shrine Circus. Shriners Joel Stephens, Kevin Neuhauser and Mitch Norman said they were on a fact-finding mission. They are looking for support from the city for maybe...
Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Gem Theatre, Philip, SD.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all, from Ravellette Publications!!
Dylan Schofield
Local high school sophomore and saddle bronc rider, Dylan Schofield, got the chance to do what few other high schoolers have gotten to do, a trip to Las Vegas to ride broncs. The event was Thursday, Dec. 3, at the South Point Arena.  Schofield won second place in saddle bronc at the National High...
Dwight David Hurst
Dwight David Hurst, age 70, Murdo, S.D., died Dec. 9, 2015, at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre. Dwight David Hurst was born June 24, 1945, to Orville “Rusty” and Verda (Howder) Hurst. He grew up in the Draper area, attending rural country school through fourth grade, Draper Grade School, and...
Eugenia Reinhardt
Eugenia "Gene" Reinhardt, age 100, Philip, S.D., died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, at the Philip Nursing Home.   Eugenia "Gene" Reinhardt was born Oct. 22, 1915 to Elizabeth and George Ruff in Ault, Colo. They moved to Butte County in South Dakota when she was nine months old and she resided in various...
Shown are FCCLA members, from left, FCCLA chair person Elise Wheeler, Kelsey Hand and Anna Belle McIlravy.
For the 18th year, the Philip Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter is sponsoring the community Maggie Grace Angel Tree. The tree is located on the first floor of the Haakon County Courthouse. Maggie Grace was born on Feb. 20, 2002. She died suddenly, Dec. 10, 2002, from...
After defeating the Lyman Raiders, the Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team is number one in Region 7B.
The Region 7B championship match between the District 14B top team and the District 13B top team was Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Wall. The match between the Philip Lady Scotties and the Lyman Raiders ended with Philip on top. Lyman was seeded in District 13B as number two, and had beaten Kadoka Area and...
Demaris Neshiem will match $100,000 raised by the Philip Area Community Foundation. Annual interest from the community savings account is to benefit local nonprofit applicants.
The newly formed Philip Area Community Foundation is heading the response to a challenge from philanthropist Demaris Neshiem to raise $100,000 so she can match it in a Philip area community savings account. The South Dakota Community Foundation will contribute another $50,000. The yearly interest...
The Philip Lady Scotties volleyball team took the District 14B championship title.
The Philip Lady Scotties faced off in their first round of the District 14B volleyball tournament against the Oelrichs Lady Tigers,  Thursday, Nov. 5, on the Scotties’ home court. Two evenings before, the number four seeded Oelrichs had defeated the number five seeded Edgemont Lady Moguls. That...


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