Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   The Hoop Demons held on to beat the Mini Jordans to take the championship game of the Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade tournament. Earlier in the night, the Fighting Oranges snuck by the Smurfs and the Polar Bears edged the Golden Spurs. The Golden Spurs were given the team Sportsmanship Award and the Mini Jordans had the highest ticket...
  •   The Hoop Demons held on to beat the Mini Jordans to take the championship game of the Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade tournament. Earlier in the night, the Fighting Oranges snuck by the Smurfs and the Polar Bears edged the Golden Spurs. The Golden Spurs were given the team Sportsmanship Award and the Mini Jordans had the highest ticket...
  •   AJ “Steve” Stephens passed away from natural causes on Nov. 19, 2013. AJ was born on April 4, 1920, in Harmon County, Okla., near Hollis. He was the oldest of nine children born to Ernest and Elizabeth Jane Stephens. He graduated from a rural school and attended Oklahoma A&M College at Stillwater for two years until World...
  •   Irene DeTienne, 75, of Billings, formerly of Fallon, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at her home in Billings. She was born Aug. 27 1938, the oldest child, to Anton and Eva Bullinger Dukart at the Armburst Homestead in the Dickinson, N.D., area. She attended country schools in that area, and attend high school in Dickinson. She graduated from...
  •   Back in 1893, the state took a large section of ground east of Miles City to establish what was then known as a “reform school.” It was for juveniles who committed crimes, as well as children who were homeless or came from homes where their parents couldn’t take care of them. In fact, there are records of juveniles who...
  •   As of Oct. 31, the Miles City Police Department responded to 10,200 calls for service, which is an all-time high, according to Miles City Police Chief Doug Colombik. For the most part, the numbers are a result of an increase in thefts, criminal mischief calls, domestic disturbances, assaults and accidents, he said. In comparison to the 10-...
  •   Clarence Ray Root, 86, of Miles City died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mr. Root was born on Sept. 28, 1927, in Miles City, the son of Walter R. and Maude Ator Root. He grew up and attended grade school in Miles City before moving to Vancouver, Wash., for a short time. Mr. Root returned to Miles City...
  •   Six Custer County District High School Cowgirl volleyball players were named to the Eastern A All-Conference teams. Senior Shaylee Singleton was named All-State and first-team All-Conference for her efforts this season. She led the Cowgirls in attacks with 853, kills with 281, digs with 569 and aces with 82. Junior libero Stevie Murphy was...
  • The Miles Community College basketball teams were in Bismarck, N.D., last weekend where each team played United Tribes and Bismarck State College. The Lady Pioneers swept the weekend to improve to 5-1 on the season. The MCC men earned a split and are now 3-3 on the season. MCC will be at home for three straight nights this weekend. On Thursday...
  •   A son was born to Marie Rivard and Kevin Layton of Miles City on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Ashley and Randy Horan of Miles City on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Lindsay and Ben Bryan of Miles City on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013...