Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The Washington Middle School eighth grade girls volleyball team has gotten off to a fast start this season.  There are two teams for the eighth grade girls.  The girls played their first match on Sept. 8 against Glendive at home.   The Blue team played first and had excellent serving and team work.   They beat Glendive 25-19,...
  • The Custer County District High School Cowgirl varsity volleyball team fell to 1-2 Hardin Thursday at home in four sets 15-25, 21-25, 26-24, 18-25. The Cowgirls are now 2-4 overall with an 0-3 conference record. Head Coach Marci Mollman wasn’t overly upset about the loss Thursday, “I think we did a lot of things well,” she said....
  • Betty Lou Hanson passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, MT. Betty was born January 31, 1923 in Baker, MT to Alick and Mabel (Geving) Beckman. Betty spent her childhood and school years in Baker. In 1940, Betty moved with her family to Kinsey, MT. On the farm adjoining her family farm in Kinsey, Betty met...
  • For Forsyth High School senior Lane Parr, summer vacation took on a different look this year. As most would-be seniors enjoyed their final summer before beginning the hard work toward graduation, Parr chose a different route: choosing to enlist in the Army Reserve. How did that affect his summer, one might ask? Parr spent 74 days completing basic...
  • Maybe it was the nice fall weather or the lovely new livestock pavilion but the Montana Wool Growers Ewe and Ram Sales went smoothly and successfully this year at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City with some impressive records set at both sales. Although Jesse Wallewein of the Montana Wool Growers Association said prices were down...
  • Custer County District High School has set the graduation date for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day weekend.  Last year graduation was held on a Tuesday eveing, which proved to be a hassle for all involved. To determine the date CCDHS officials had the students vote for a date from several choices. They then called the parents for...
  • Custer County Water and Sewer District (No. 2) members were concerned about the district’s future now that its contract with the city expired June 30. They attended the Miles City Council meeting Tuesday to discuss those concerns. The district provides the City of Miles City’s water and sewer services to county residents, as well as a...
  • Marisa Steadman, daughter of Tim and Neena Steadman of Miles City and William Meredith, son of Greg and Mimi Meredith of Hutchinson, Kansas, were united in marriage Saturday, June 18. The couple is residing in Phoenix, Az.
  • he Veterans Affairs System offering the Custer County Commissioners the local VA property is a direct result of all federal agencies being directed to reduce the footprint of their owned property by 20 percent, according to VA Montana Health Care System’s Public Affairs Officer Mike Garcia. The health care for veterans should not be effected...
  • Eva M. Massenzi, passed away Aug. 3, following a long eight year illness with Dementia. Family members were at her side in Reno, NV. She was born in Miles City, MT. Sept. 11, 1940, attending local schools there. Her working career spanned many years in the Full Charge Bookkeeping Profession, including a number of years with Silverado Country Club...