November 12, 2015 Whitehall Ledger
In this November 12, 2015 edition of the Whitehall Ledger, the November 3rd murder of 37-year-old Whitehall resident Joe Powers by 48-year-old Tony Dwade Sawyer of Lubbock Texas, officers responded to the call on Fish Creek Road just outside of the town of Whitehall and discovered the snowy crime scene where Powers was deceased due to a gunshot wound, and that two other male victims (age 23 and 38) had also been shot.
At a recent presentation Saturday afternoon, Michele Rickett, founder and CEO of She is Safe discussed human trafficking with women and young ladies from the Jefferson Valley and surrounding areas. She is Safe is a non-profit organization that brings hopeto victims and is spreading awareness to inspire people to get involved. Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry worldwide, and is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. Recent news reports indicate that nearly 30 million people are enslaved worldwide; nearly half of them are in India. Although it is not a prolific problem in Montana yet, it is here.meeting, Whitehall
Mayor Dale Davis discussed what the current stance is on the water issue at Monday night's Town Council meeting, the council also discussed the garbage rate increase. The council keeps calling it a $2 or 1$ per year which seems to have some residents confused, the rate increase is a monthly charge, to find out about this story and more read this week's edition of the Ledger!