Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • 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...
  • The CCDHS Track and Field team traveled to Billings this weekend to take part in the Super Divisional tournament, competing for spots at the State level. The middle of the day competition was halted due to a spring thunderstorm, including quarter sized hail. Head Coach Paul Yoakam is pleased with the way his team performed and is looking forward...
  • Wanda Kison, age 93, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at RiverStone Hospice in Billings. Wanda was born on May 9, 1923 at the Abbey Hospital in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Clem and Nana (Bottles) Adamson. She was raised on her dad’s homestead near Epsie, Montana in Powder River County and she was an only child....
  • Early on the morning of May 20, 2016 Michelle passed away after a 5-1/2 year battle with cancer; while being comforted by her husband and mother at her home in Miles City, MT. Michelle was 54 years old. Michelle (Courchene) Willson was born in the town of Wolf Point, Montana at 5:27 PM on February 16, 1962. She was the first child, and the first...