Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   Pearl Shumway, 95, of Miles City died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was born to William and Hettie Jones on Sept. 26, 1919. one of 11 children. The family lived in Washington State. She met George H. Shumway and they were married on May 14, 1938. They moved to Wolf Point where they raised 12...
  •   Frances Grasky, 94, of Miles City died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Born Emma Frances Coombe on Jan. 1, 1921, in the Abbey Hospital in Miles City, she was the daughter of Edith and Fred Coombe. She was followed into the world in quick succession by four additional sisters within the next five years: Inez, Freeda, Hilda and Evelyn. The Coombe...
  •   Although this time of year most of us are thinking about illness, at Holy Rosary Healthcare, they are thinking about wellness. It’s time for the Holy Rosary Healthcare Annual Health Fair. Although there will be no expo this year, the reduced-cost screenings will be offered over nine days, including on Saturday, January 31. Screenings...
  •   Growth causes growing pains, and Miles City has been undergoing some recently in dealing with zoning and planning issues. Several recent re-zoning requests have proved to be controversial, both from the legal standpoint and from the standpoint of those who would be affected by the changes. The current city zoning code, some of which was...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team picked up two more wins over Eastern A opponents Hardin and Sidney, running their winning streak to six straight. The Cowgirls hammered Hardin 81-53 on the road on Friday and then beat Sidney 55-35. The Cowgirls are now 5-1 in the Eastern A, 9-2 overall. They, along with Laurel...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball flipped the scripts from their earlier meetings with Hardin and Sidney. In the first weekend of Eastern A play, in December, the Cowboys beat Hardin and then lost to Sidney. This past weekend, the Cowboys lost a tough one to Hardin 51-48 at home, then went on the road and hammered...
  •   BOYS Over Conf Hardin 7-3 3-2 Laurel 7-4 3-2 Billings Central 7-4 3-2 Miles City 5-6 3-3 Sidney 6-5 3-3 Glendive 6-5 1-4 Monday Dickinson 66, Miles City 55 Tuesday Laurel 58, Billings Central 51 Thursday Sidney 53, Glasgow 50 Friday Hardin 51, Miles City 48 Billings Central 66, Lewistown 51 Glendive 43, Colstrip 32 Saturday Miles City 71,...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team enjoyed their best weekend of the season at the Class A Duals in Belgrade. The Cowboys walked away with two wins, beating Belgrade 46-27 and Livingston 41-18. They also earned a 30-30 tie with Butte Central, and wrestled well in their losses to Corvallis, Billings Central,...
  •   Arthur “Fritz” Raymond Turner, 97 of Jordan died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Garfield County Health Center in Jordan following a short illness. Mr. Turner was born on Nov. 2, 1917, at the family home south of Wolf Point in Dawson County (later McCone County) to Arthur H. and Augusta Turner. He attended country school where he...
  •   Gerald “Pistol” Phillips, 90, died Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Mr. Phillips was born Aug. 31, 1924, north of Ashland to James C. and Lillian Goodale Phillips. He was raised on Home Creek, went to grade school at the Home Creek School and graduated from Power River High School in 1942. He worked...