Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • As the ROCKS students work their way around the fence at the Sacred Heart School playground for their last unicycle lesson of the year Tuesday afternoon, Jordan Silk displays the three steps to learning to ride. First gain your balance using the fence for support, second loose your balance and use the fence to keep from falling to the ground, and...
  • By ELAINE FORMAN Star Staff Writer The final free skin screening clinic by Dr. T.F. Benson and Dr. J.R. Grierson will be held 2-5 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Beeson’s office at Holy Rosary Healthcare at 2600 Wilson St. For 20 years the two surgeons have been holding the clinic. As always, there are no appointments necessary. People will be...
  • Claire Aldee Bolton, 83, passed away peaceably at Holy Rosary Hospice Miles City, Montana early morning May 20, 2016, with his wife by his side, after a yearlong courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Claire was born to William T. Bolton and Sara Robinson Bolton on October 18, 1932 in Ismay, Montana. Claire had his schooling in the Ismay and...
  • The Cowgirls softball team traveled to Billings this weekend to take part in the Eastern A Divisional tournament. The Cowgirls were 9-12 overall and 6-4 conference going into the tournament. They sat in third place. The Cowgirls started off the tournament by battling Hardin, whom they had beaten twice previously. They were successful against the...
  • The Hoop Heaven Basketball Camp will take play May 31-June 2 in the Custer County District High School Gym.  The age and check in times for the athletes entering the following grades are: K-3rd grade 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday $30 4th-6th grade 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $40 7th-9th grade 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $65...
  • Gov. Steve Bullock was in Miles City Friday promoting his renewed effort to fund millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements across the state, including schools.   Accompanied by John Gorton, principal of Lincoln Elementary School and primary author of the Quality Schools grants written for Miles City public schools, and other members...
  • Scott Austin Price’s ombinus hearing has been moved from Tuesday, May 31 at 11 a.m. to Friday, July 8 at 4 p.m. He is being charged in the Dec. 14 death of Ed Martin and the assault of his wife, Helen.  According to court documents, Price is being charged with aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, intimidation, theft and deliberate...
  • The official numbers aren’t in from the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale but John Laney of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said he was expecting “near record” numbers to be turned in both for attendance and sales. Laney estimates that attendance on all three days at the Eastern Montana Fair grandstand will run between 9,000...
  • Saturday the grandstands at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds were filled with race and rodeo fans.  The wind gusts didn’t deter fans from attending the loved event, but hats were flying around the grandstands. There were six races Saturday including the Preakness.  The first race of the day was the Maiden, an open for three year...