Monthly archive

July, 2015

  •     The Cowboy Football Camp for grades 3-6 will tkae place starting Monday, July 20 through Wednesday, July 22. It is recommended that you pre-register for the camp, but is not required. The cost of camp is $30, which includes a Cowboy water bottle and other camp prizes. The camp will start at 10:30 a.m. and will last until noon. The...
  •   The Bales Creek Fire, southeast of Ashland, has burned 6,250 acres and was 20 percent contained at 2 p.m. Monday. The fire was discovered at noon Saturday. It is 15 miles south of Fort Howes, off Otter Creek Road.  The fire is burning southeast on the ground with isolated tree torching, according to a Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...
  •   On their home turf at Connors Stadium Sunday afternoon, the Miles City Mudcats claimed the 13U Babe Ruth State Championship against the Helena All-Stars, 6-3. Helena held a slight lead early on before Miles City racked up six runs. Then the two teams held each other scoreless through several innings.  Kayden Hager pitched all seven...
  •   Joyce Haughawout died peacefully in her sleep at around 2:30 in the afternoon, Saturday, June 27, 2015, at home in Miles City after a short battle with cancer. Good friends had been with her both in the hospital in Billings the previous week and right up to the time of her death. She had been unwell for only a couple of weeks, had been pain...
  •   Wanda L. Helm, 76, of Miles City died Friday, July 10, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Wanda L. Frazier was born to Harold and Mabel Smith Frazier on Jan. 19, 1939, in Wolf Point. She was joined by four siblings, Milo Frazier, Melba Mann, Harold Jr. (Nibs) and Gary Lynn. She attended country school in McCone County. She and...
  •   Maggy Jarrett, Mike and Della Jarrett’s 10-year-old English Springer Spaniel, is killing two birds with one stone by helping the paper carriers deliver one less paper and making their day at the same time.  Almost every day Maggy patiently waits at the front porch just in time for the Miles City Star to be delivered, then jumps...
  •   Since graduating from Custer County District High School in 2005, Kary Parks has been dreaming big and taking risks, which has landed her where she is today. Parks, 27, and friend Jackson Giesen, 28, from Wright, Wyo., are excited to announce the release of their new E.P. (extended play) album on iTunes June 25 and the beginning of...
  •   By Star Staff Writer The Miles City Girls’ Softball League is hosting a tournament at Bender Park this weekend, which got under way Thursday evening. The league has been playing games twice weekly during the summer, and this is the season-ending tournament. There are three age divisions in softball: kindergarten-2nd grade, 3rd-5th...
  •   By Star Staff Writer  Miles City’s 13U Babe Ruth State Tournament entered its second day today at Connors Stadium, with seven teams competing for the title. In Thursday’s final game, the Miles City All-Stars dominated Havre 11-7. Miles City meets Helena tonight at 8. On Saturday Miles City plays Hi-Line at 5 p.m. and goes...
  •   Jake and Jessica Hahn (Lovell), Pete Olsen (Molt), and Josh Bilbrey (Wolf Point) made up the team that took first place at the 2015 Custer Ranch Rodeo. The team was sponsored by the Montana Ranch Horse Association, and will now advance to the NILE Championship Ranch Rodeo in Billings in October. At the annual Custer Ranch Rodeo, teams of...