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Roosevelt County Jail Roster For Jan. 15, 2015

(Editor’s Note: The Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office distributes an inmate roster each week with charges and communities of residence.)
As of Tuesday, Jan. 13,  17 inmates were housed in the Roosevelt County Jail. Valley County Detention Center was holding one female inmate and the Fort Benton Detention Center was holding one male to alleviate overcrowding.
The RCSO reported that the following individuals were incarcerated at the jail between Tuesday, Jan. 6, and Tuesday, Jan. 13:
•Malinda Bibb, 31, Minot, N.D., arrested on a warrant for bail condition violation, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute and criminal possession of drug paraphernalia;
•Amos Bridges, 38, Wolf Point, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest;
•Dale A. Cooper, 38, Wolf Point, arrested on Roosevelt County warrant;
•Kyle Fuchs, 32, Cul-
bertson, disorderly conduct, partner family member assault, assault with weapon, unlawful restraint, criminal endangerment;
•Melissa Gould, 34, Minot, N.D., felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs;
•Mykael Guilez, 36, Poplar, disorderly conduct;
•Stuart Hamman, 26, Pensacola, Fla., contempt of court;
•Christopher Hovey, 25, Lansing, Mich., felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs;
•Gary Jones, 44, Madisonville, Tenn., assault on a peace officer;
•Jason Knight, 37, Spokane, Wash., criminal possession of drug paraphernalia;
•Darryl Lewis, 45, San Bernadino, Calif., criminal contempt warrant;
•Robert Lindquist,  Chattoroy, Wash., 41, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence;
•Timothy Oglesby, 31, Wolf Point, sexual intercourse without consent and incest;
•Michelle Parker, 41, San Diego, Calif., arrested on bench warrant;
•Delynn Richards, 48,  Idaho Falls, Idaho, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and a stop sign violation;
•Jeremy Sepanski, 30, Plentywood, forgery, theft, obstruction of a peace officer;
•Sheldon Smoker, 27, Wolf Point, criminal contempt;
•Kalob Trowbridge, 22, Wolf Point, assault on a peace officer.

Elizabeth Hendrickson Performs At Wolf Point Elks

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Culbertson’s Elizabeth Hendrickson performs on the stage in the ballroom at the Wolf Point Elks Club during A Night At The Elks building renovation fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 3. The daughter of Wayne and Penny Hendrickson and a 2014 Culbertson High School graduate, she was the 2014 KVCK Country Showdown winner and has performed in New York City and Orlando, Fla. Hendrickson will audition for NBC’s The Voice in California this year.        (Photo by John Plestina)

County Swearing In Ceremony

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Eight Roosevelt County officials took the oath of office from Wolf Point Justice Court Judge Tracy Harada at the courthouse, Wednesday, Dec. 31. Pictured are: (from left to right) Betty Romo, treasurer; Tracy Juve Miranda, deputy clerk and recorder; Dave Block deputy treasurer; Allen Bowker, commissioner; Cheryl Hansen, clerk and recorder; Renee Eggebrecht, deputy treasurer; Jan Pankratz, deputy clerk and recorder; and Penny Hendrickson, Culbertson Justice Court Judge.  (Photo by John Plestina)

Commissioners Again Discuss Oil Royalties And Again Delay Decision

The Roosevelt County Commissioners again delayed any decision about researching possible county ownership of oil royalties and mineral interests, and costs the county could incur to find out during the weekly commission meeting Tuesday, Jan. 6.
The issue came up during at least three commission meetings during late 2014.
The commission remains undecided whether to hire an employee or consultant for the research. Questions remain of what the cost would be to the county.
The project that could take three or four years to complete could cost as much as $400 per day for a contracted consultant, which could be as much as $104,000 per year.
“One found royalty would probably pay for it,” commission presiding officer Duane Nygaard said.
“Different royalties pay different amounts. How do we know that’s accurate?” commissioner Gary Macdonald asked.
But the future of Bakken oil exploration could be in question.
“With oil activity dying off,  [potential consultants] may be hungry,” Macdonald said.
In other business, Nygaard said the county is preparing to go out to bid for an architect for the new jail that voters approved in November.
“We will start advertising for that in 10 days,” Nygaard said.

The Searchlight Remembers May To August 2014 News

May
One person was injured when two Amtrak train cars derailed near Bainville.  
DEQ began process to allow a radioactive dumpsite north of Culbertson.  
Culbertson, Froid/Medicine Lake and Bainville placed at the Glendive track meet.  
Roosevelt County Sheriff Deputy Joe Moore and his police dog in training, Akicita, visited the Culbert-
son school and the Missouri River Rats 4-H Club.
The Knights of Columbus and St. Anthony's church held their annual Mother's Day brunch.
Lenore Haase of Homestead celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by over 150 family members and friends.
Roger Britton, Froid School superintendent, retired from his position.
Culbertson music students and their adviser, Lana Hekkel, headed to Denver, Colo., to perform at the Children's Hospital and to hear a symphony at the Boettcher Concert Hall.
Froid junior Jordan Smith was one of 31 students from around Montana chosen by the Montana Office of Public Instruction's Superintendent, Denise Juneau to serve on the 2014-2015 Student Advisory Board.
June
'Code Talkers' were honored posthumously with medals at ceremony in Poplar.
A mobile vet offered free spay and neutering for eastern Montana pet owners.
Jail bond failed in the primary election. Jason Frederick and Freedom Crawford to run for sheriff in November election.
Frontier Days, rodeos and pow-wow were on tap for the month of June.
Commissioners approved the plat for Prairie South Subdivision to include a 16 duplex unit north of Bainville.
Barry Beach's clemency bid was rejected by the parole board.
Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board vice chairwoman Annette Lambert died.
The Searchlight transitioned to a new size and format.
July
Pat Stennes of the Roo-
sevelt County clerk of court retired after 41 years; Jeri Toavs took her place.
Paul Finnicum was selected as Montana School Boards Association president.
Montana received $5.125 million U.S. Department of Labor job training grant.
Culbertson's Elizabeth Hendrickson took top honors in the KVCK Country showdown in Wolf Point.
Shear Chicness Hair Salon opened in Culbertson.
Commission approved county worker stipend of $300 per permanent non-elected county employee.
Bainville EMT Shellie Pacovsky was honored for 20 years of service to the community.
Proposed refinery in Roosevelt County to serve Bakken.
August
Roosevelt County Fair livestock sale deemed a success for buyers and youth.
Cal Oraw and Hoch Meat Processing named to the 4-H Hall of Fame.
An Amtrak train hit a pickup near Bainville. The driver was injured and flown to a Bismarck, N.D., hospital.
The Roosevelt County Commissioners approved the second pay raise in five weeks for county elected officials.
Ace, the canine partner of R.C. Deputy Sheriff Clay McGeshick, was awarded a ballistic vest by the nonprofit organization, Vested Interest in K9s.
Three of the 14 new Montana Highway Patrol  troopers who recently graduated from the academy were assigned to Roosevelt County.