Monthly archive

July, 2014

  •   Mary Ellen Makelky, 87, of El Paso, Texas, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Makelky graduated from Austin High School and the Texas College of Mines.  She worked in the computer field with Civil Service and as a teacher in both YISD and EPISD. She was an adventurer with a true love for life. She...
  •   Roberta L. Tilson, 66, of Miles City died Thursday, July 3, 2014 , in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City. Mrs. Tilson was born on April 24, 1948, in Mott, North Dakota, the daughter of Vern and Delores Plunkett Raab. She grew up and attended schools in Mott, graduating from Mott High School in 1966. Following graduation,...
  • Dakota Durcholz and Dustin Benoit, both of Sheridan, Wyo., have announced their engagement.  She is the daughter of Pat and Debbie Durcholz of Sheridan and he is the son of Dan and Katie Benoit of Miles City.  A September 27 wedding is planned.
  •   Schedule of Events Friday, July 4 8 a.m. Cow Capital Babe Ruth League Tourney begins (see MCYBA on Facebook for game times through weekend 10 a.m. Lineup for People’s Parade at Historic Miles City Academy Before parade .....Boy Scout distribution of flags to parade-goers while they  last (fireworks donations welcome) 11 a.m....
  •   Those who attended the Martha Miles Memorial Roping event the end of May got a special look into the past: A Single Rider Roping contest. The contest was held both Saturday and Sunday afternoons - on Saturday before the roping event, and on Sunday after.  When cowboys first started watching cattle on wide-open range, they spent a lot...
  •   Harold F. “Bud” Hall, passed away on his 79th birthday, June 30, 2014, at home in Bozeman, Montana, surrounded by his family. Bud was born on June 30, 1935, in Lewistown, Montana, and graduated from Fergus County High School in 1953. After high school, Bud enlisted in the Marine Corp and served...
  •   The senior living facility at Holy Rosary Healthcare is getting a makeover, part of a multi-phase project to enhance the living experience for residents. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in May for phase one of the project, which will include a canopy-covered entrance to the existing extended care/senior living community. Also scheduled...
  •   Keith M. Johnson, 89, of Miles City died Monday, June 30, 2014, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home in Miles City. Mr. Johnson was born on July 21, 1924, in Tacoma, Washington, the son of Belle and Mark Johnson. He attended schools in Miles City, graduating from Custer County High School in 1942.  He and Phyllis Johnson were married...
  •   The Independence Day People’s Parade and Riverside Park Celebration began 11 years ago. The parade started as a grassroots effort from a group of community members and has witnessed continued growth each year, taking its place in the Independence Day festivities in Miles City. The local activities celebrate our nation’s...
  •   Everyone is invited to participate in the Fourth of July People’s Parade: motorcycles, cars, pickups, trucks, tractors, farm machinery, walkers with banners, clowns and other costumed characters, decorated bicycles, unicycles, dancers, bands, musicians, horses and riders, horse-drawn wagons, motorized children’s cars and floats...