Monthly archive

September, 2014

  •   One of two local men who was shot by a deputy during a high-speed chase in Laurel in February pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felonies and two misdemeanors in district court in Billings. Hayden Lowry, 20, was originally charged with assault on a police officer, attempted theft of a police car, criminal mischief for damages to the car and...
  •   Last week, the Custer County District High School volleyball team looked to be on the right path. They led Billings Central 2-0 before falling in five games, and then they swept Sidney at home on Thursday. But the Cowgirls went to Baker last night and were beaten in four games by the Class B Lady Spartans. “Basically, we let (Kaylie)...
  •   The Miles Community College rodeo teams enjoyed a much better weekend in the second week of the 2014 fall season.  At the Montana State University-Northern rodeo in Havre, the MCC men placed fourth and the MCC women placed fifth. MCC will be hosting the MCC Stampede this weekend at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. There will be...
  •   Anyone arriving at City Hall to do business Friday afternoon may have been a bit surprised when they spotted Connie Watts and many other employees dressed in turn-of-the-last-century apparel.  City Hall was celebrating, inside and out, its centennial of being at its current location. Outside was bedecked with red, white and blue...
  •   On Thursday Mitchell Greer of Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying provided site plans and 3-D renderings to the City Planning Board of what the new Water Science Technologies LLC building on Highway 12 will look like. WST plans to move from its site at 3206 Valley Drive East to the former Hartman Rental building near the Baker...
  •   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...