Monthly archive

July, 2016

  • Miles City Big Sky Smile Center (BSSC) won the Coca-Cola Babe Ruth Tournament at Denton Field Sunday afternoon. They played Colstrip in the championship game and came back to win 13-12 in 8 innings and almost three hours of play. The Colstrip team wanted to get back at BSSC for an earlier disastrous meeting in the tournament. They had a strong...
  • Stephen Louis Wood, husband, father, brother and friend, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at the age of 75. Steve was a proud Montanan, hailing from the Stacey community, south of Miles City. Born to Agnes Mae (Gold) and Eugene Wood, Steve grew up on the family ranch. Athletics were a lifelong passion, beginning at Custer County High School where he...
  • Alexander William “Sandy” Barclay, age 74, of Jordan passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana surrounded by his family. Sandy was born on August 10, 1941 in Jordan, Montana, the son of Alex S. and Doris Jeanette McKnight. He attended Flat Creek School through the 8th Keith, where he met his...
  • With budget season looming, county officials are starting to figure out the numbers for various departments and those numbers include raises for a number of county employees. County Commissioner Keith Holmlund explained that a committee consisting of elected officials except the commissioners, and two citizens looked at the county salaries and...
  • Monday, July 4 — 13th Annual Fourth of July Parade with theme of “Patriotic Down Home Values and Country Heritage,” 10 a.m., entries line up by Historic Miles City Academy (formerly the Ursuline Convent) at 1411 Leighton Blvd., 11 a.m. parade starts traveling down North Montana Avenue to Main Street, turns right on Main Street...
  • Citizens complained about health and safety nuisance properties on the north side and drainage problems in Southgate at Tuesday’s Miles City Council meeting. Though the issues weren’t on the agenda, they are familiar to Miles Citians. Bernice Cottom and Bonnie Smith were there to complain about neighboring properties that were causing...
  • Jerrie Lynn Geonnatti, age 57, of Sparks Nevada. Jerrie was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on August 16, 1958. She attended grade school in Miles City, and later graduated from Custer County District High School. Jerrie has been living in Sparks Nevada for the past 15 years. Jerrie was preceded in death by her sister Johnnie and Larry Bledsoe....
  • Reynolds Marlins in the 11&12 year olds, won the Grand Slam Tournament that ends the Miles City Youth Baseball regular season. The Marlins beat Jaycees Rangers 11-6, the team had a 24-2 overall record for the season. Their sponsors this year were Scott’s Glass, Miles City Jaycees, Pacific and Reynolds. Coaches Jeff Harding and Keith...

June, 2016

  • Magdalene “Maxine” Sackman Guidice was born at home near Mildred on Dec. 18, 1927, and died Monday, June 27, 2016, in Rapid City, South Dakota, with her family at her side.  She was raised on the family farm near Fallon, the youngest of 14 children born to Jacob and Salomena Meier Sackman. She graduated from Terry High School and...
  • The 13th Annual Fourth of July Parade will kick off Independence Day activities in Miles City on Monday morning. Taking their places as grand marshals of this year’s parade will be two Miles City residents who have made many noteworthy contributions to the community over the years, Cindy and Kelly Reid. “The Fourth of July Committee...