Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   In their first two games back from the Christmas break, the Custer County District High School Cowgirls were a bit rusty. On Saturday night, the Cowgirls shook off some of that rust with a 43-38 win over Eastern A rival Billings Central at the CCDHS Gym. “The win was definitely needed,” Cowgirl senior Alecia Chamberlin said....
  •   On Saturday night in Billings, the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team twice had to rally from big deficits, but were unable to fully comeback in their 85-78 loss to the Billings Central Rams. “We never quit and played some good basketball at times,” Cowboys Head Coach Houston Finn said. “We have to...
  •   The sub-varsity basketball teams at Custer County District High School had a busy weekend. The Cowgirl JV team played twice on the weekend, splitting their games with Billings West and Glendive. The Cowgirl freshmen played Billings West on Friday night and then traveled to Glendive last night, winning both games. The Cowboy freshmen also...
  •   Volunteers are reading to first-graders in a local school as part of a 10-week activity called “Reading First Program,” starting this month. The program was coordinated by Kacye Eads of Wells Fargo, who said each year the company urges its team members to get involved with their communities.  “Being new at Wells Fargo...
  •   Jody and Jase Kinsey of Miles City recently increased the population by three on December 5 with the birth at Billings Clinic of identical triplet boys. Born at 32 weeks gestation, Cade weighed three pounds, 13 ounces; Ian three pounds, 11 ounces, and Milo, four pounds, one ounce. The birth was literally a one-in-a-million occurrence. The...
  •   Dannetta “Dannie” Lockie Muri, 86 of Miles City, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. On Sept. 15, 1928, a daughter, Dannetta Olive, was born to Dan and Blanche Hawley Lockie. They named their daughter after her father and called her Dannie. She was the youngest of five children who all grew up...
  •   The most exciting thing Bureau of Land Management firefighter Justin Hanley had planned for the afternoon of Aug. 4, 2013, was to make a halibut and blooming onion dinner in his new deep fat fryer. Needless to say, his day was about to get a lot more interesting. Finishing dinner with his wife in their rented trailer near the Yellowstone...
  •   Members of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council took a chilly drive up Yellowstone Hill Thursday morning to attend an open house at Brawler Industries, formerly Western Industries, in its current leased location. The open house was intended to show members of the council exactly what goes on in the Miles City fabrication...
  •   Though it’s much too early to get a definitive feel for the tone of the 2015 Montana legislative session, state Senator Eric Moore, R-Miles City, believes the proceedings are off to a positive start. “I think people are in a better mood than they were last session,” Moore said. “I think there’s a lot more...
  • A son was born to Abe and Shannon Murnion of Jordan on Monday, December 29, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings.