Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   Northern Cheyenne senior Josh Smith and Wibaux junior Lexi Begger were named  MVPs for the District 4C Tournaments by the media. Smith led the Eagles to the 4C boys title. He led the tournament in scoring at 23.7 points per game and rebounds at 11.3. He had 22 points and 10 rebounds in the boys championship game, a 45-42 Northern...
  •   The 24th annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships phone-a-thon will be Monday and Tuesday, March 2 and 3, in Miles City. Between 6:30 and 8:30 each evening, juniors and seniors at Custer  County District High School will call on local residents for their  support in funding the mission of CCEF....
  • The Barn Players’ next foray into dinner theatre will be this weekend, as the theatre company presents “Murder on the Oriental Rug.” Called a “play within a play” and directed by Teresa Foley and Jenifer Mahan, a troubled stage production forces the frustrated director to take a different approach. When half the cast...
  •   Dolores Carter, 87, of Broadus died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus with her husband Kenneth by her side. Dolores Bone Carter was born on Dec. 27, 1927, the daughter of A.J. and Gladys Bone in Rainy River, Canada.  On Sept. 14, 1949, she met the love of her life, Kenneth Carter, and shortly after the two...
  •   Robert Michael “Mike” Anderson, 63, of Miles City died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at his home in Miles City. He was born in Miles City on Sept. 8, 1951. He was the third of seven children born to Robert and LouEtta Anderson. Mr. Anderson grew up on the family ranch at Knowlton, and attended grade school in Knowlton. He graduated...
  •   Montie Rae Martelle died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at the Billings Clinic after an extended illness. She was born the second of three children on Oct. 22, 1956, in Miles City to Merna Beeler Martelle and Robert M. Martelle. She was raised in Miles City and graduated from Custer County District High School.  After several years, she...
  • A son was born to Lee and Katie Hebel of Circle on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.   A son was born to Dan and Natasha Peoples of Wibaux on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   A spontaneous fishing trip last fall has led to the formation of a Miles City-based organization that focuses on fishing adventures for veterans and active-duty military personnel.  Montana Warriors on the Water was developed after Christmas and has taken on a life of its own. The fledgling program already is getting national attention...
  •   Ruth (Hall Harken) Hickel age 91 of Ulm, died Saturday February 21, 2015 of natural causes at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls.   Ruth was born on August 15, 1923, in Absorkee, to Alta May and Harry Hall.  After her mother’s death Ruth spent time at an orphanage in Twin Bridges before she was adopted by Herman and Anna (...
  •   Theresa Yvonne LaFranier, 59, died at her home on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was born July 23, 1955, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Robert Henry and Wanda Dell Norseworthy Nobe. She graduated from Custer County District High School in Miles City. On Oct. 26, 1996, she married Leslie J. LaFranier in Lewistown. A talented singer, she enjoyed...