Monthly archive

April, 2016

  • Fort Keogh has a new herd of horses. They’ve taken up residence near the Rocking MC Welcome sign just off the interstate before entering Miles City from the west. These animals, like their compatriots, soak up the sun, nuzzle one another and pass the time by grazing. Their straw-colored manes and tails shift in the wind as they greet weary...
  • Monday the junior varsity tennis teams held their annual Miles City Invitational. They invited teams from across the eastern half of the state to come compete. The girls had a stronger showing during the tournament. McKenzie Karch and Jaycee Holmlund beat Hardin’s Deidra and Abby, 8-6. Bailee Murnion and Lauren Coffin beat Taylee and Melissa...
  • BILLINGS — Lena Stephens passed on April 11, 2016.  Lena Mae Haley was born on Dec. 7, 1925 in Hollis, Okla. She excelled in basketball, music and theater. She married AJ “Steve” Stephens in March 1944. Eventually, Lena and AJ moved to Montana with a seismograph crew and then settled in Miles City, where Steve started a...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers hit the road to Trinidad State JC in Colo., over the weekend and ended up splitting the six-game series. The first game was Friday afternoon with Jake Lowry on the mound for the Pioneers. Lowry would take the eventual 11-5 loss.  The Pioneers had a good start, jumping to an early 2-0 lead in the first. Trinidad was quick...
  • The Cowgirl softball team had an explosive game against Hardin Monday. They came out on top 22-5 over the Lady Bulldogs. The Cowgirls started off strong, scoring five runs in the first inning. Sarah Hughes-Moore doubled, scoring both Tori Ogolin and Madi Hill. Jenna Swope then followed Hughes-Moore with her own double, scoring Hughes-More.  A...
  • Warren William Webster, 73, of Billings, died Saturday, April 9, 2016, at his residence in Billings. He was born March 27, 1943, in Baker, to George and Catherine Webster.  He received his education in Miles City and served in the United States Navy including two tours in Vietnam. His survivors include his loving wife, Dianne Webster of...
  • The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees has hired a new Special Education Director to replace Barb Grose, who is retiring.  Cheryl Russell of Kalispell was selected. She is currently the directing Special Education teacher at Kalispell Middle School. According to Superintendent Keith Campbell, Russell has a master’s degree in Special...
  • Kami Doughty is the Maternal Child Health Nurse for OneHealth, which covers a lot of important territory. One of her primary duties is “anything the schools ask,” she said, in terms of education and outreach.  She gives talks to fifth-graders on puberty, does vision screening for kindergarten through seventh-graders at the Kinsey...
  • The Miles City Outlaws traveled to Cheyenne Wyo., this weekend to take on the Mustangs on their home territory. There they managed to take two out of three games. The first game had the Outlaws winning 9-6, Cheyenne tried to make a late game come-back, but it was too little, too late. The Outlaws started strong in the early innings, scoring five...
  • The Custer County boys and girls’ track teams headed to the Colstrip Invite Saturday and had a strong showing. Between both teams they had 24 athletes placing in a variety of events. Coach Paul Yoakam is pleased with is team’s performance.   Girls 100m               Jaylen Henderson  ...