Monthly archive

June, 2016

  • The Miles City Mavericks waited out the storm Monday so they could take on the Billings Cardinals at home. The decision was a wise one as they won both conference games Monday. Jake Stevens and Jarrett Gunther are senior players on the Mavs team and they are very happy to be a part of the organization this season. The Mavs conference record is 8-6...
  • Jerrold James Jackson, 81, of Laurel, formerly of Jordan, died with his wife, Margaret Coddington, and her family by his side on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Mr. Jackson was born in Missoula on Feb. 9, 1935, the son of Wilbert “Bert” and Goldie Hellyer Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Margaret and her children along with numerous...
  • A ceremonial Viking voyage at sea, followed by a Celebration of Life gathering was held for Jacob Binford Hardy, 36, of Coos Bay, formerly of Miles City. Jacob was our rebellious child, always testing his limits but he could make you laugh so hard trying to explain his logic for what he had done. He grew into a wonderful young man whose most...
  • Norma Nelson, 84, of Rosebud died June 4, 2016 in the St. Vincent Hospital. She was born Aug. 27, 1933 in Newell, SD, a daughter of Bert and Reta McRoberts Hansen. She married Charles E. Nelson and the couple resided in Rosebud. She enjoyed gardening, refinishing furniture, her animals and going to the “Buttes.” Her parents, husband,...
  • Lauren Scofiled, 22, a biochemistry major at Carroll College who plans to become a doctor, got a boost in her goals with a $5,000 scholarship by winning the Miss Montana 2016 Scholarship Pageant in Glendive on Saturday.  Scofield, who was representing her home town of Havre, is the daughter of Vince and Kim Schofield, who now live in Helena....
  • The idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag of the United States of America was thought to have originated in 1885. A schoolteacher, B.J. Cigrand, made arrangements for students in Fredonia, Wisconsin to observe a “Flag Birthday” or “Flag Day” on June 14 (the 108th anniversary of The Stars and Stripes...
  • Two tornadoes hit the city of Baker hard over the weekend, causing severe damage. Fortunately, no one was killed and there was only one serious injury.  According to the National Weather Service the tornado was rated as an ‘EF-3’. An EF-3 tornado is described as causing severe damage. It can destroy entire stories of well-...
  • The beginning of this month the SouthEastern Montana Development Corporation (SEMDC) met for the first time in Miles City.  SEMDC is a non-profit that was formed in 1997 and until now have never held a board meeting outside of Colstrip.  According Executive Director Jim Atchison the meeting in Miles City is just the beginning of their...
  • The third annual Miles City Cowtown Cook-off will be Friday and Saturday, June 17-18, in Riverside Park. This is a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event. It also is a fundraiser for the Custer County Community Table (Miles City Soup Kitchen). Proceeds from the cook-off will go to the Miles City Soup Kitchen. A minimum of 25 barbeque teams...
  • David James Dey, 22, of Miles City was sentenced June 6 in 16th Judicial District Court to 25 years in prison with 15 years suspended, plus credit for the nearly eight months he’s been in jail, for having sex with a minor. According to court documents, Dey was originally charged with five felonies: three counts of sexual intercourse without...