Monthly archive

May, 2016

  • The annual All Sports Banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th, at 6:00 pm in the upper level of the Eagles.  All athletes, managers, cheerleaders and dance team members from fall, winter and spring sports are welcome and will receive awards and recognition.  All parents and sports fans are welcome and encouraged to attend.  This...
  • The Posse battled two upper level select Laurel teams this past weekend.   Their first game was against the older Laurel U19 team and Laurel came out of the gate scoring three goals. The first goal sailing over goalie Travis Luther’s head, the second had Luther favoring his hand and the third he was diving on the ball. He missed and...
  • Miles City resident, Elizabeth Baker, won the State competition of the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship for her age division (13 yr olds).   She won the  local competition here in Miles City, and then made 18 of 25 free throws in the regional competition held in Baker, MT.   Those results were compared with all other...
  • Jean Melle passed away on May 17, 2016 12:30 AM at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, MT after a short illness. She was surrounded by friends and family. Jean was born December 16, 1929. She married Clarence Melle on February 10, 1952. They had 5 children; Thomas, Julie, Richard, Ruth, & Joyce.  Jean and Clarence resided on a farm in the...
  • “Ticket sales are ahead of schedule,” said Terri Newby of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon, “Saturday is getting pretty full.”  While not expected to completely sell out, there will be a crowd at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds for biggest day of the Bucking Horse Sale. In addition, John...
  • A son was born to Sydney and Adam Dice of Billings in Billings on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  His maternal grandparents are John and Diane Jones of Miles City.  His paternal grandparents are Brian and Maggie Dice of Volborg.
  • Thursday, May 19 7 p.m. ................. Concert: High Valley, opening act, @ fairgrounds 8:30 p.m. .............Concert: Black Jack Billy, headliner@ fairgrounds 10 p.m..................  Street Dance @downtown   Friday, May 20 4 p.m. ........................... Trade Show @ fairgrounds 5:30 p.m.....................BHS Grand Entry...
  • In April, a herd of horses took up residence west of Fort Keogh by Interstate 94 near the Rocking MC Welcome sign. These creatures didn’t just wander onto the range, they were installed there by Montana artist Jim Dolan of Bozeman who created them primarily from steel. The horses, which weigh around 600 pounds each, were placed around the...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers made history last week by making the Region IX tournament the second year they were in the new D1 division. During the tournament over the weekend the Pioneers battled their way into the district tournament that is going to take place this weekend. Head Coach Jeff Brabant is really impressed with the way his team played over...
  • When Spotted Eagle first camped with his people in the late 1800 near the Tongue River, it wasn’t his idea.  He and other Native Americans were being relocated to reservations against their will. He was remembered many years later when a Civilian Conservation Corps camp was constructed in about the same area where his band camped....