Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   A funeral celebration of the life of Juanita Soto Quiroz, 81, of Casper, Wyo., formerly of the Espy Ranch in Montana, was held Monday afternoon, Nov. 11, 2013, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Broadus. Mrs. Quiroz died on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at her home in Casper. She was born on Jan. 23, 1932, to Petra and Feliciano Soto in Del...
  •   Donald “Sonny” David Todd passed away peacefully of natural causes at home on his ranch in Big Timber, Montana on Friday November 8, 2013. Sonny was 75 years old.  Sonny was born on May 1, 1938 in Columbus, Montana. He was the oldest son of Donald M. Todd and Helen M. Anderson. Sonny attended school and graduated from ...
  •   Alvina “Vena” Hoagland, 99, of Miles City, formerly of Terry, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 1913, at  Moorhead, Minn. Mrs. Hoagland was born Jan. 14, 1914, at Olanda, the daughter of August and Bertha Martin.  On Dec. 29, 1934, she and Roy Hoagland were married in Miles City. The family lived in Terry until 1941 when they...
  •   Lois K. O’Dea, 88, of Miles City, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Miles City. Mrs. O’Dea was born in Glendive on Nov. 3, 1925, to Owen and Margaret Williams. She grew up with her siblings on Lufboro Flats northeast of Glendive. She attended a one-room schoolhouse near the homestead. She talked of riding a horse to school with...
  •   Asked why he chose to enlist in the U.S. Army right out of high school, Private First Class Brendon Bartz’s answer was simple. “I wanted to jump out of planes,” he said. And in his short time in the service, he’s done that and then some. A 2012 graduate of Custer County District High School, Bartz knew by his...
  •   Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. This is a federal holiday, observed on Nov. 11, that honors all veterans who have served in the armed services. The day coincides with the Armistice Day and Remembrance Day holidays, which are celebrated in other parts of the world, and also marks the anniversary of the end of World War I. The Armistice with...
  •   I was going to use this space to get into the Cowboys loss in Havre last weekend. Or talk about the records set this year by Ben Herzog and Alec Haughian. But, it’s still a little too raw yet and looking at my notes, and the game film, just brings up bad memories. On the bright side, eastern Montana football fans still have plenty to...
  •   Miles Community College will welcome the second of three finalists for the vacant president’s position to campus on Thursday. Spencer McNiven, Vice President of Operations and Student Affairs at Lincoln College of New England in Connecticut, will be introduced to the community at an open forum Friday beginning at 5:30 at MCC.  A...
  •   At the monthly Miles City Youth Baseball Association meeting last night, Mavericks Head Coach Kyle Pryor and President Shawn Niedge each turned in their resignations. A name very familiar to the MCYBA and baseball fans in the area will take over both positions, starting immediately. Former Maverick player and assistant coach Jeff Brabant...
  •   At the monthly Miles City Youth Baseball Association meeting last night, Mavericks Head Coach Kyle Pryor and President Shawn Niedge each turned in their resignations. A name very familiar to the MCYBA and baseball fans in the area will take over both positions, starting immediately. Former Maverick player and assistant coach Jeff Brabant...