Monthly archive

April, 2017

  • It was the definition of “winning ugly,” not to mention a scorekeepers’ nightmare. Ten errors, four hit-batsmen, five runners stranded in scoring position. Countless misfires at the plate. And that was just the home team. Despite it all, the Custer County District High School softball team won 13-10 Saturday over an equally...
  • A son was born to Jessica and Tony Mills of Volborg on Friday, April 7, 2016, at  Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A son was born to Belinda and Lucas Forman of Ismay on Wednesday, April 12, 2016, at  Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • On April 19, 2017, Johnnie A. Gilbert passed away of natural causes at Rosebud Health Care Center, with Yvonne Goodson by his side. Johnnie was 74 years old. Johnnie was born on August 14, 1942, in Forsyth, Montana, to Gerald R. and Bettylu (Trix) Gilbert. He was the oldest of four children; Johnnie, Gerald Jr. “Jerry”, William “...
  • On the evening of April 7, 2017 Darlene peacefully passed away at Highgate Memory Cottage in Billings, MT. Darlene was 80 years old. Darlene Fiske was born October 5, 1936 in Miles City to George and Mildred (Sindelar) Fiske. She was the oldest child, followed by Donald, Marilyn, and Stan. Darlene married Robert South and had three children...
  • The timing couldn’t be better. On Sunday and Monday Eva Mozes Kor, a renowned Holocaust survivor and forgiveness advocate, will speak in the Custer County District High School (CCDHS) gymnasium in Miles City.  And her message of forgiveness on Monday will be delivered on Holocaust Remembrance Day. Across Israel, citizens will stop...
  • While filing for four council seats and the city judge position opened Thursday, City Judge Al Homme already had announced he would not be running for re-election in a letter dated April 17.  “It is with great reluctance and reservation I am announcing that I will not seek a third term as City Judge in Miles City. I have enjoyed the...
  • In keeping with a campaign promise, Montana Secretary of State Corey Stapleton made a two-day stop in Miles City this week, part of an effort to spend time in all 56 counties during his time in office. He took office in January. It was the second stop of his first “Things That Matter Tour.” Great Falls/Cascade County was his first stop...
  • Billy G. South, 90, passed away at home on Saturday, March 4. Bill was born in Spanish Fort, Tx. on June 7, 1926, to John Everett South and Virginia Williams South. The family moved to a ranch near Canadian, Tx. where he was raised. He went to country school until going to high school in Canadian, graduating in 1944. Shortly after graduation, he...
  • It’s 624 miles from Miles City to McCook, Nebraska, and the Miles Community College Pioneer baseball team had 624 miles on the return trip to figure out what went wrong, and what’s next for the remainder of the season. The Pioneers faced Region IX McCook Community College six times this past weekend, and brought home a single victory...
  •  Clara “Pete” Berry, 96, died peacefully in the McCone Health Center in Circle during the evening hours of Monday, April 17, 2017. She was born March 23, 1921, to Jacob and Justina Widmer Bieber in a tar paper shack on the family homestead in southern McCone County. Memorial services will be Friday, April 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at...