Monthly archive

May, 2015

  •        Vera Carter, 83, of Broadus died Thursday, May 21, 2015, at the Powder River Manor.      Vera Marie Mace Carter was born in Ranch Creek on the Wyoming/Montana line on May 4, 1932, to Vera Woods Mace and Lloyd Mace. She was the sixth child and the fifth girl in the family of 10 children. She was born in the...
  •   Graduates in the Custer County District High School Class of 2015 will receive their diplomas on Sunday afternoon, May 24, during Commencement in the CCDHS gymnasium. The graduation program will begin at 2 p.m. The CCDHS Band, directed by Joe Sutton, will play the processional at the beginning of the program and the recessional at the end....
  •   The weather cooperated, for the most part, on Friday and Saturday at the World Famous Bucking Horse Sale. Sunday was a different story, but the rodeo action all weekend was hot. The rodeo got started on Friday with bull riding, sheep riding and the first round of wild horse races. In the Bucking Bull Showdown, Jess Lockwood of Volborg was...
  •   Next year, high school students who want to enjoy the hot lunch program won’t be required to go to Lincoln Elementary School to get their meals.  If a grant can be found to cover the initial $6,500 to $7,000 set up costs for a portable refrigerator and heating unit, then a hot lunch will be served at the high school starting next...
  •   Funeral Services for Clarence Schell, 84, of Baker will be at 11 a.m., Friday, May 22, 2015, in the American Lutheran Church in Baker with Pastor Bruce and Reba Kolasch officiating. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in the Plevna Lutheran Cemetery in Plevna. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Stevenson...
  •   Virginia Lee Compton Roberts departed this world on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home in Miles City. Mrs. Roberts was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Worland, Wyoming, the eldest daughter of Kenneth and Paula Smith Compton. She went to grade school in Greybull, Wyoming, and the family moved to Billings, where she went to middle school. Following...
  •   Cross 4, a horse-mounted unit, was the overall winner of this year’s Bucking Horse Sale Parade. The unit also placed first in the Equestrian Mounted category of the parade. Winning entries in the parade received $100 for overall winner, $50 for first place in each of the parade’s eight categories and $25 for second place in each...
  •   A local man was arrested on a warrant Saturday night and faces a charge of attempted deliberate homicide, a felony, in the May 13 stabbing of another local man, Justin Pittman. Miles City Police Chief Doug Colombik said Tristen Peters was arrested at the street dance. Peters, 18, is in the Custer County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond,...
  •   George Joseph Hoffman, 71, of Billings, formerly of Miles City, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the Billings Clinic. Graveside services with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in the Miles City Eastern Montana Veterans Cemetery. Bullis Mortuary of Hardin as has been entrusted with the arrangements.  
  •   (Miles City, MT) Miles Community College head baseball coach Jeff Brabant has announced the signing of Kyhler Thomson from Billings, MT for the 2015-2016 season. Kyhler Thomson- 6’0”-180- RHP Billings, MT/Skyview High School Thomson is the son of Kory and Rhonda Thomson and currently attends Skyview High School in...