Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • The official numbers aren’t in from the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale but John Laney of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, said he was expecting “near record” numbers to be turned in both for attendance and sales. Laney estimates that attendance on all three days at the Eastern Montana Fair grandstand will run between 9,000...
  • Saturday the grandstands at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds were filled with race and rodeo fans.  The wind gusts didn’t deter fans from attending the loved event, but hats were flying around the grandstands. There were six races Saturday including the Preakness.  The first race of the day was the Maiden, an open for three year...
  • The CCDHS Track and Field team traveled to Billings this weekend to take part in the Super Divisional tournament, competing for spots at the State level. The middle of the day competition was halted due to a spring thunderstorm, including quarter sized hail. Head Coach Paul Yoakam is pleased with the way his team performed and is looking forward...
  • Wanda Kison, age 93, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at RiverStone Hospice in Billings. Wanda was born on May 9, 1923 at the Abbey Hospital in Miles City, Montana, the daughter of Clem and Nana (Bottles) Adamson. She was raised on her dad’s homestead near Epsie, Montana in Powder River County and she was an only child....
  • Early on the morning of May 20, 2016 Michelle passed away after a 5-1/2 year battle with cancer; while being comforted by her husband and mother at her home in Miles City, MT. Michelle was 54 years old. Michelle (Courchene) Willson was born in the town of Wolf Point, Montana at 5:27 PM on February 16, 1962. She was the first child, and the first...
  • Katherine Jane Robertson Richardson, 96, of Miles City passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at the Parkview Caring Home. Born in Sumatra, Montana on June 16, 1919, she was the daughter of Norman S. and Anna S. Robertson whose ranch was five miles south of Sand Springs, Mt. She was the youngest of five children and attended grade school in the...
  • The Custer County Cowgirls have wrapped up their season over the past week. They finished the regular season against Laurel, but lost 7-2, unable to put together enough hits to beat the Locos. The Cowgirls then traveled to Butte for the Invitational, unfortunately they couldn’t put together a win, but they battled well against teams from...
  • The Hoop Heaven Basketball Camp will take place May 31-June 2 in the Custer County District High School Gym. The age and check-in times for the athletes entering the following grades are:  K-3rd grade 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (tuesday-Thursday $30 4th-6th grade 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $40 7th-9th grade 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday $...
  • The annual All Sports Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th, at 6:00 pm in the upper level of the Eagles.  All athletes, managers, cheerleaders and dance team members from fall, winter and spring sports are welcome and will receive awards and recognition.  All parents and sports fans are welcome and encouraged to attend.  This...
  • The Posse battled two upper level select Laurel teams this past weekend.   Their first game was against the older Laurel U19 team and Laurel came out of the gate scoring three goals. The first goal sailing over goalie Travis Luther’s head, the second had Luther favoring his hand and the third he was diving on the ball. He missed and...