November 9, 2015 2:14 p.m.
Pastor Merle Milner of the First Baptist Church in Libby is pictured with membes of his congregation in groundbreaking ceremonies that will result in a 48x72 cedar-shaked new church on the Farm to Market Road. Pictured in background are Randy Milner, left, Nick Adams, Mary Jo Myer, Stan Schopp, Bill Dirkes, Nancy Schopp, Mervin Hamilton, Dennis Tandberg, Jerry Peterson, Jim Regh, Linda DeHaven, Erv McLaury, Jean McLaury and Tim Smith. Children in foreground are Nathan Adams, Jerry Regh, Travis Schopp, Heather Milner, Ronda Milner, David Cosgriff, Jay Schopp, John Schopp, Irene Olsen, Mike Dirkes and Edward Cosgriff. Photo from the March 18, 1976 files of The Western News.