Monthly archive

May, 2015

  •   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...
  •   For the Star The Miles City Outlaws baseball team travelled to Missoula this weekend, returning home after four games with a 2-2 split.   Game summaries provided by GameChanger Media   Outlaws 6, Salmon Elite 2 Koby Croft went 1-3, helping the Miles City Outlaws to a 6-2 victory over Salmon Elite on Saturday at Missoula, MT. Kyle...
  •   Eastern A Divisional At Glendive BOYS   Team scores: 1. Laurel 125, 2. Billings Central 98, 3. Glendive 90, 4. Sidney 89, 5. Miles City 68, 6. Hardin 56. 100: Stephen Not Afraid, Har, 11.15; Michael Gulledge, BC, 11.25; Timmy Regan, MC, 11.54; Brandon Kubitz, Lau, 11.57; Isaiah Renner, Lau, 11.67; Jared Craig, Lau, 11.74 200: Stephen...
  •   Dagmar Madsen Herndon Parish, 92, passed away May 11, 2015 at Prestige Assisted Living in Kalispell, MT.  She was born November 23, 1922 at the family homestead in the Maxwell Butte area near Powderville, MT. She was the youngest of six children born to Theodore and Minnie Lind Madsen who had moved in 1918 from Minnesota to ranch in...
  •   Gene D. Parker, 72, died May 12, 2015, at his home in Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born September 30, 1942, in Billings, Montana, to Jack and Josephine (Reather) Parker. In 1959, he enlisted in the United States Navy where he proudly served his country. Gene was a scale technician for Salina Scales for 30 years before his retirement in 2006....
  •   It was the best of weather at times and not-so-great weather otherwise, but the weekend’s Miles City Bucking Horse Sale went off as usual. John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce said, “It was a very, very good year.” The events got off to a relatively slow start on Thursday with the...