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LEPC Meets, Hears Of Cardiac Ready Program

Roosevelt County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee met in Culbert-
son Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Roosevelt Medical Center’s tele-med room.

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Former Brockton Superintendent Found Dead In Chester In Murder/Suicide

(Editor’s Note: This article is presented courtesy of the Liberty County Times in Chester.)
Francis LaBounty, 47, and his wife, Tanya LaBounty, 42, of Chester, were found deceased in a residence in Chester on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 11:29 a.m. Both had suffered gunshot wounds to the head. A .357 revolver was recovered at the scene.


Tanya Labounty had been living apart from her husband since Thursday, Dec. 1, when Francis LaBounty was arrested following a domestic disturbance at their home.
Tanya LaBounty obtained a protective order against her husband and was living in a separate residence where the shootings occurred. The bodies were found as a result of a welfare check when Francis LaBounty’s vehicle was seen parked behind Tanya Labounty’s residence.
The bodies were taken to Billings for autopsy. Mr. LaBounty was the superintendent of CJI Schools, where Tanya LaBounty was also employed.
After autopsies were performed in Billings, it was determined that Tanya LaBounty was murdered by Francis LaBounty, who committed suicide.
LaBounty was the superintendent of Brockton School for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years.

Port Of Raymond To Remain 24 Hours

After more than a year of deliberation, the department of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced that a proposed reduction in hours of service at northeast Montana’s Port of Raymond would be scrapped.

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Disincorporation Vote, Mishandled Finances Leave Town Of Brockton On Shaky Ground

On or around Oct. 18 of this year, the Brockton Town Council voted unanimously to disincorporate. The reasoning behind the vote was that the town had accumulated such a large amount of debt that it was on the verge of losing basic services, water, electricity, sewer and trash.

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Gary Mahlen

Gary Eugene Mahlen, 69, of Bainville, Mont., died of cancer the morning of Oct. 31, 2016, in Aurora, Colo., at the home of his son, Chad Mahlen.

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