Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • The Miles City Mavericks headed to Districts over the weekend, and while they started strong State will not be in their future. The Mavs took on the Billings Blue Jays in round one, a team they had just dropped two games to the week before. With bats swinging the Mavs took the lead in the sixth and held on until the end. The Blue Jays had strong...
  • Lee James, 72, a former resident of Belton, Tex., and employee of the Killeen Daily Herald, died after a lengthy battle with cancer, July 14, 2016, in Sun City, Fla., surrounded by family. Mr. James was born in Oakland, Cal., but raised in Miles City, Mont., where his parents, Elmo and Estelle James, moved after Elmo’s stint in the Navy. He...
  • The Miles City Council unanimously approved the use of city property for a proposed police and fire training facility on July 12. The joint training facility would have a driving area, firing range, classrooms and a parking lot and would be located on 41 of 75 acres behind Brush Trucking, near the Waste Water Treatment Plant. It is a former lagoon...
  • Julio Guerreo Quiroz, 86, of Broadus, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his home in Casper, Wyoming. Mr. Quiroz was born April 21, 1930 to Jesus and Victoria Guerreo Quiroz in Sonora, Texas, one of twin boys, born third of six children. He met the love of his life, Juana “Juanita” Soto, and they married in Sonora, Texas, on June 13, 1950...
  • While most people only think about the U. S. Census Bureau every decade, the Census Bureau is thinking about us all the time. Dianna Sanders, a field representative of the Census Bureau’s regional office in Denver, knows that because she is one of several census workers in southeastern Montana who are busy all year. The census is constantly...
  • Dale Bennett, age 65, of Miles City passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 in Miles City. Dale was born on August 4, 1950 in Miles City, Montana, the son of Clarence and Norma Jean Bennett. He attended school through his junior year of high school at Custer County High School and then went to Rosebud High School where he graduated in 1968.  He...
  • Doris Uden, at the age of 107, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday,  July 19, 2016 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care nursing home in Miles City, Montana, with family by her side. The world has lost a wonderful, loving and caring woman but Heaven has gained another angel. Doris was born on July 6, 1909 in Wetonka, South Dakota, the...
  • Veterans left Montana with the feeling of beings rested and appreciated after the second annual Montana Warriors on the Water (MWOTW) week-long fishing trip. The trip concluded Saturday night with a fundraising concert. Sixteen veterans took part in the dream vacation in Miles City and Fort Peck Lake. The concert featured the Chancey Williams and...
  • The inaugural Spur of the Moment All Women’s Ranch Rodeo and Junior Premier Ranch Rodeo will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at the Prairie County Fair Grounds in Terry.  This is a Western States Ranch Rodeo Association and WRRA Women’s Ranch Rodeo Association sanctioned rodeo.  Directly after the Jordan Ranch Rodeo/...
  • (Miles City, MT) Miles Community College head baseball coach Jeff Brabant has announced the signing of Braxton Jaymes Boyle, from Herriman, UT. Braxton Boyle, 6’1” 190 lbs, RHP/IF, Herriman High School, Herriman, UT Braxton is the son of Brandon and Tammy Boyle. Braxton joins the Pioneers after an incredible high school career earning...