Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   After several years of declining enrollment numbers, Miles Community College is beginning to show signs of reversing the trend. Speaking at Monday’s monthly meeting of the MCC Board of Trustees, Vice President of Student Success Jessie Dufner said application numbers for this spring and next fall are very encouraging. “We’...
  •   Keith Lancaster, 75, of Broadus, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home in Crane Acres. Mr. Lancaster was born June 4, 1938, in Sheridan, Wyo., the son of Leonard and Violet Lancaster. He attended grade school at Boyes and graduated from Powder River County High School in Broadus in 1956. He was drafted into the United States Army in...
  • A daughter was born to Kate and Tristan Kale of Miles City on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  •   A pair of Miles Community College students have been honored with statewide and national recognition. MCC sophomore Jackcee Idland has been chosen as a 2014 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar. She is one of 51 students across the United States, Canada and American Samoa to have been named a 2014 New Century Scholar. The New Century Scholars...
  •   “Red Carpet” was the theme for Custer County District High School's Prom Saturday evening. The decor was meant to evoke the Hollywood glamor to be found at a movie party or other celebrity-studded event.  Even the famous Hollywood sign provided a backdrop for an evening of fun, friends, formalwear and dancing.  
  •   Carol Vaccaro, 62, of Circle, died suddenly on Friday, March 21, 2014.  Mrs. Vaccaro was born in Clinton, Ill., to Charles William and Aldora Lucille Funk Bateson on Sept. 24, 1951. She joined Art, Sharon and Beverly, and later another sister, Shawndra, was adopted.  She lived in Clinton until she moved to Arizona in 1972. There...
  •   Carl G. Bensel, 94, of Columbus, formerly of Miles City, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his daughter’s home with family at his side. Mr. Bensel was born in Miles City on Aug. 11, 1919, the son of Gustav Arthur and Florence Pye Bensel. He attended schools in Miles City and graduated from Custer County High School.  He and Fern...
  •   Rosalie Maryanne Seright, resident of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away January 4th, 2014. Rosalie was born on July 11, 1930 to Jack and Erma Drew in Park City, Montana and grew up in northern Wyoming on an irrigation farm. During the depression years Rosalie attended country schools through the eighth grade. She graduated from high school in...
  •     “Red Carpet” is the theme of the 2014 Junior Class Prom at Custer County District High School on Saturday evening, March 22. Decorations for the event will focus on a flashy Hollywood-style glam movie party. The Grand March for the prom begins at 8 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Queen candidates for this...
  •   The annual Cowtown Classic youth basketball tournament will be held at multiple sites throughout Miles City this weekend. There are 55 teams coming to town to play in the two-day tournament that will feature 115 games. Games will start at 8 a.m., on both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s final games will start at 9 p.m., and will wrap...