Monthly archive

April, 2016

  • The Cowgirl softball team had an explosive game against Hardin Monday. They came out on top 22-5 over the Lady Bulldogs. The Cowgirls started off strong, scoring five runs in the first inning. Sarah Hughes-Moore doubled, scoring both Tori Ogolin and Madi Hill. Jenna Swope then followed Hughes-Moore with her own double, scoring Hughes-More.  A...
  • Warren William Webster, 73, of Billings, died Saturday, April 9, 2016, at his residence in Billings. He was born March 27, 1943, in Baker, to George and Catherine Webster.  He received his education in Miles City and served in the United States Navy including two tours in Vietnam. His survivors include his loving wife, Dianne Webster of...
  • The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees has hired a new Special Education Director to replace Barb Grose, who is retiring.  Cheryl Russell of Kalispell was selected. She is currently the directing Special Education teacher at Kalispell Middle School. According to Superintendent Keith Campbell, Russell has a master’s degree in Special...
  • Kami Doughty is the Maternal Child Health Nurse for OneHealth, which covers a lot of important territory. One of her primary duties is “anything the schools ask,” she said, in terms of education and outreach.  She gives talks to fifth-graders on puberty, does vision screening for kindergarten through seventh-graders at the Kinsey...
  • The Miles City Outlaws traveled to Cheyenne Wyo., this weekend to take on the Mustangs on their home territory. There they managed to take two out of three games. The first game had the Outlaws winning 9-6, Cheyenne tried to make a late game come-back, but it was too little, too late. The Outlaws started strong in the early innings, scoring five...
  • The Custer County boys and girls’ track teams headed to the Colstrip Invite Saturday and had a strong showing. Between both teams they had 24 athletes placing in a variety of events. Coach Paul Yoakam is pleased with is team’s performance.   Girls 100m               Jaylen Henderson  ...
  • Wade William Higgins, 58, of Miles City died unexpectedly during the early hours of Monday, April 4, 2016, while visiting family in California. Mr. Higgins was born in Miles City, and also resided in Sidney and Helena. His survivors include Carole Carranco, his eternal best friend and the mother of his children; his children, Andrea Tsitsilianos,...
  • Wendy Richards is the Director of Public Health at OneHealth, the organization created last year when the Custer County Health Department and the Custer County Community Health Center merged. Her primary job is just what is sounds like: “Trying to keep an eye on the community.” That includes tracking data concerning a number of...
  • The Miles City Area Economic Development Council met Thursday with a lot to discuss. One of the main topics was the two-and-a-half-day Energy Conference in Billings that was hosted by Sen. Daines’ office.  A few of the council’s members attended the conference, and each praised the event.  “There were many high-profile...
  • The Custer County Cowgirls and Laurel Lady Locomotives lit up the scoreboard at home on Thursday as they combined for 27 runs. In the end, the Cowgirls won the offensive battle 14-13 in seven innings. According to results from Game Changer, there were 20 hits, including nine extra base hits in the game. The game was back and forth heading into the...