Monthly archive

December, 2016

  • Last year Custer County District High School (CCDHS) welcomed new band director Mike Gillan, who has been shaking things up ever since.  Under his direction, the band has received new uniforms and instruments, and added about 15 members. This is Gillan’s 37th year of teaching, including about 20 years at the collegiate level.  He...
  • Donna Lorene Faber of Billings, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from complications from heart surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. Donna was born on December 12, 1954 in Wamego, Kansas to George and Helen Fouraker. Donna is survived by her husband Kevin Faber of Billings, MT; sons: Randy (Kristy) Harless of...
  • Earl F. Clark, age 84, of Miles City passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Earl was born in Brusett, Montana on February 4, 1932, one of seven children born to William and Ethel (Loomis) Clark. He attended country schools and graduated from 8th grade and graduated from Jordan High School. In 1953 he...
  • Lorraine Yineman, age 73, Miles City Montana died December 3, 2016 at home with family and friends by her side. Lorraine Yineman was born on March 18, 1943 in Billings, Montana to Frank and Elizabeth (Buechler) Getzfreid. She married Kenneth Yineman in 1965. Lorraine worked as a nurse in Miles City VA and Friendship Villa retiring in 2006....
  • Not surprisingly, the bound copy of the old issues of the Miles City Star for December, 1941, is in bad shape. It has obviously been consulted many times in the 75 years since Dec. 7, 1941. The pages for December 8 are completely loose and the cover has detached from the spine of the bound pages. I was not surprised by the damage but I was rather...
  • The Custer County District High School wrestlers’ inexperience showed on Tuesday night in front of a home crowd as the varsity grapplers fell to the Red Devils of Dawson County 47-24. The dual was the home opener for the Cowboys, and head coach Jon Harris is ready for more. “We’ve got a lot of work to do. We had to bump up a few...
  • Scott Austin Price, 38, a Miles City native, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole, plus 10 years for use of a weapon, on Monday afternoon in Miles City. Price had entered a conditional guilty plea in September for the murder of Ed Martin, 78, of Miles City, and the aggravated kidnapping of his wife, Helen Martin. The crimes...
  • Earl Clark, 84, of Miles City died after a westbound BNSF train hit the Chevrolet pickup truck he was driving on the tracks northeast of the Leighton Boulevard crossing late Friday night. The accident was reported at 10:49 p.m. Friday, according to Miles City Fire and Rescue. Kathleen Cain and her husband Steven were home when they heard an engine...
  • Charles Terrace Meier, age 58, of Miles City passed away Friday morning, November 25, 2016 at his home in Miles City after a heart attack. Charles, better known to his friends and family as Charlie, was born in Valley City, ND on January 25, 1958, the son of Charles Henry and Mary Lou (Motz) Meier. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to...
  • On the evening of November 27, 2016, Nannette Inez Morgan passed away peacefully at her home. Nannette was 64 years old. Nannette was born November 21, 1952 in Miles City, MT, to E.G. “Doc” Balsam and Loretta “Det” Waddell Balsam. She was their fifth child and youngest daughter. Nannette was passionate about horses, and her...