Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   George Adam Coon Jr. died surrounded by family on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.   Mr. Coon, the only son of George M. and Dorothy McBride Coon, was born on June 28, 1946, in Rosebud. He grew up on the family ranch where they raised cattle and hay. After attending Rosebud High School, he joined the United States Army in 1964, where he was...
  •   More than 600 farmers and ranchers from a nine-county region gathered Sept. 6 at the Ag Appreciation Dinner as guests of 65 local businesses and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee. An annual event, the ag banquet has been in existence for many decades, and is an opportunity for the business community to show their...
  •   John Harold Latimer, 84, of Terry, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in the Prairie Community Hospital in Terry.  Mr. Latimer was born Dec. 26, 1929, to Verne and Grace Latimer in Portland, Oregon, and was the baby in the family of four.  He attended Benson Technical High School and joined the United States Air Force in 1948 on a three...
  •   Meetings for the upcoming girls fifth- and sixth-grade basketball program will be held Tuesday night at Washington Middle School. The coaches meeting will be held at 6:15 p.m., in the WMS cafeteria and the parent/athlete meeting will be held at 7 p.m., in the WMS gym. The draft will be held after the parent/athlete meeting. All volunteer...
  •   In a weekend that saw close games and upsets throughout Class A, the Custer County District High School Cowboys bucked that trend and won in a blowout. Playing their first road game of the season, the Cowboys beat up on Livingston 47-0 to improve to 3-0 on the season. In other Class A scores, Billings Central lost in overtime at Butte...
  •   Two games into the 2014 season the Custer County District High School Cowboy football team is exactly where they want to be, 2-0. This week, the Cowboys go on the road to take on 0-2 Livingston in a matchup that, on paper, is as lopsided as any on the schedule. Livingston has been outscored 80-7 on the season, opening with a 33-0 loss...
  •   In their second straight Eastern A match, the Custer County District High School Cowgirl volleyball team went up two games to none. But this time, they closed it out. The Cowgirls rolled to a three-game sweep of the Sidney Lady Eagles last night in their home opener at the CCDHS gym. It was a big step forward after losing three straight...
  •   Jack Kenneth McCoy passed away at approximately 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at the age of 71. He was born in Sheridan Wyoming on March 1st, 1943 to Harry (Jack) McCoy and Wilma (Billie Burns) McCoy of the Diamond Cross Ranch, Birney, Montana. Jack was a true cowboy. He lived on the ranch with his parents and four sisters until...
  •   The rain and chilly weather did cut into attendance at the 2014 Eastern Montana Fair, as expected, says Fair Manager Gail Shaw, with everything down a little bit. Still, she says, she saw people smiling under their umbrellas, and the Mighty Thomas Carnival, which had to open a bit late on Saturday due to safety concerns with the rain,...
  •   The Miles Community College rodeo teams were in Cody, Wyoming over the weekend in a pair of rodeos hosted by Northwest College. They were the first two rodeos of the fall season for the Big Sky Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. In the first of the two rodeos, the MCC men finished in a tie for sixth with Dawson...