Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   Three weeks have passed in the high school football season and the Custer County District High School Cowboys have handled each of their first three opponents as they should have. Now, the undefeated and third-ranked Cowboys face their biggest test when they head to fourth-ranked Belgrade on Saturday for the final non-conference game of the...
  •   The season-long Jekyll and Hyde routine continued for the Custer County District High School Cowgirl volleyball team last night when they beat Hardin in four games. This followed a four-game loss to Class B Baker on Tuesday night. The Cowgirls are now 3-8 on the season and 2-1 in the Eastern A. “We’re definitely having our ups...
  •   Injuries have been troublesome for the Custer County District High School Cowgirl cross country team this season, and last Saturday in Hardin they got to the Cowboys as well. Leading Cowboy runner Austin Stradley was unable to run in last weekends Hardin Invite, which caused the Cowboys to fall to fifth in the race with 161 points. The...
  •   September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month, and Miles Community College is marking the occasion by implementing several programs designed to help students address the issue. The Montana University System entered into a contract this summer with the company EverFi, consisting of three products: Haven, AlcoholEdu and Transit. ...
  •   Jerome “Bob” Robert Gordon of Miles City died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Glendive. Mr. Gordon was born on April 21, 1953, in Lewistown to John and Ann Gordon, the fifth of six children. He went to school in Lewistown and graduated from Roundup High School in 1971. He excelled in sports throughout his schooling,...
  •   Nellie Mae Johnstone, 64, of Broadus died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. She was born on April 10, 1950, in Miles City to Charley and Nellie Grant. She was raised in Broadus and attended school in Broadus. On Oct. 10, 1966, she was blessed with a daughter, Cindy Mae. She worked at many different jobs,...
  •   Long-time employee Jenny Paxson is in the process of buying the Discovery Pond store and has many plans for its future.  “It’s going to be fun,” Paxson said with a smile. Much of it will be the same, including the educational toys, books, clothing, art, lunch/ice cream counter, consignment items and pets (mostly fish...
  •   One of two local men who was shot by a deputy during a high-speed chase in Laurel in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felonies and two misdemeanors in district court in Billings. Hayden Lowry, 20, was originally charged with assault on a police officer, attempted theft of a police car, criminal mischief for damages to the car and...
  •   Last week, the Custer County District High School volleyball team looked to be on the right path. They led Billings Central 2-0 before falling in five games, and then they swept Sidney at home on Thursday. But the Cowgirls went to Baker last night and were beaten in four games by the Class B Lady Spartans. “Basically, we let (Kaylie)...
  •   The Miles Community College rodeo teams enjoyed a much better weekend in the second week of the 2014 fall season.  At the Montana State University-Northern rodeo in Havre, the MCC men placed fourth and the MCC women placed fifth. MCC will be hosting the MCC Stampede this weekend at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. There will be...