Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   Shop & Dine, the season’s largest shopping, dining and charity event in the area promoting a “buy local, support local businesses” message, will be Saturday, Nov. 22. “In a nutshell, 50-plus local businesses are involved in this event,” said Jacki Muri, Certified Fund Raising Executive, CGPA, MSL, and Holy...
  •   Miles Community College’s Heavy Equipment Program students got a good introduction of what’s it like to work in frigid temperatures this week. Three students were on the Spotted Eagle site Thursday putting their learning into action by smoothing the area around the latest new restroom secured by Walleyes Unlimited, and removing...
  •   Charles James Breen died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at the Prairie County Nursing Home in Terry.  He was born Nov. 20, 1921, to Thomas James Breen and Cecil Clark Breen at their home on Pennel Creek near Baker. Mr. Breen joined five older siblings, Nellie, Aileen, William “Ike,” John “Jack” and Robert “Bob....
  •   November’s meeting of the Miles City Area Economic Development Council’s Board was an informative one, with updates given on a variety of projects the MCAEDC is finally seeing come to fruition. Following a brief summary by Board Vice President Tyler Chapmon of a proposed strategy and work plan for the council, Executive Director...
  •   Will Cooney, 39, of Turah, a friend to so many, passed away on the morning of November 16, 2014, with his loving wife by his side.  He will always be remembered for his quick and sincere smile, contagious laugh and caring spirit. Countless people lost a person that could only be called a dear friend, for all who knew him counted him as...
  •   Clarence Orville Worrall was born May 15, 1912, in Idana, Kansas, to James and Elma Nuzman Worrall.   At one year of age, he and his family moved to homestead a farm near Simla, Colorado, where he attended school, graduating two years early in 1928. During his primary school years, he was twice moved ahead a grade, making him two...
  •   On the morning of Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, Raymond Charles “Ray” McClaskey, 71, died peacefully in the arms of loved ones at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City, after struggling many years with a heart condition. Mr. McClaskey was born on April 15, 1943, in Jackson County, Missouri, to James and Blanche Baker McClaskey....
  •   Delores Ione Drennen, 87, of Miles City died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Drennen was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on March 27, 1927, the daughter of Willard and Edith Lambdin Truax. During grade school, she rode her pony, Dick, to and from the little country schoolhouse. She graduated from...
  •   W.H. Hornby, prominent Denver newspaper editor and one of the founders of the Yellowstone Newspapers Group, died Tuesday at his home in Denver. He was 91. A native of Kalispell, Hornby received two degrees from Stanford University  and one from the London School of Economics. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and in the...
  •   For the second time this fall, Miles Community College’s Ag Advancement Center project is the beneficiary of a substantial donation, this time by a familiar entity. The Bucking Horse Sale Board of Governors, at a meeting in October, voted to pledge $100,000 to the Ag Advancement Center, in four yearly installments of $25,000. Board of...