Monthly archive

May, 2014

  • Jim and Amber Trenka have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennie Trenka of Billings, to Duke Kolk, also of Billings.  He is the son of Karen and Dennis Hall of Billings and Deb Kolk of Manheim, Pennsylvania.  A Saturday, July 19 wedding is planned in Billings
  •   This year’s Bucking Horse Sale was a big success, with Saturday’s admission probably among the highest attendance, and Thursday night’s concert “the biggest we’ve had for the Bucking Horse Sale, that’s for sure,” said Rick Flotkoetter of the Bucking Horse Sale Board of Governors. The Diamond Rio...
  •   Ella M. “Tudi” Jones, 90, of Miles City, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Friendship Villa Care Center in Miles City. She was born April 28, 1924, near Cohagen to Charlie and Katie Sindelar. She attended grade school at Cohagen and high school at both Cohagen and Miles City. She also attended June’s Beauty College in...
  •   Ella M. “Tudi” Jones, 90, of Miles City, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Friendship Villa Care Center in Miles City. She was born April 28, 1924, near Cohagen to Charlie and Katie Sindelar. She attended grade school at Cohagen and high school at both Cohagen and Miles City. She also attended June’s Beauty College in...
  •   Polson – Sheena Sue (Hedrick) Lamach, went to be with our heavenly father on Monday, May 5, 2014 at St. Luke Extended Care in Ronan, Montana. Sheena was born in Bozeman on October 29, 1947. She was the third child of Dorothy Hannah (Carlson) Hedrick and Stanley Warren Hedrick. As a child she lived with her parents in the towns of...
  •   Linda Lou Crosby of Ingomar, Mont., and Adele Field of Melstone, Mont., are two ladies who sunbird in Los Angeles. It was in Los Angeles where they met producer Damian Pelliccione, and the idea was born to create a pilot for a possible reality travel and DIY show called “The Little Trailer.” Portions of that pilot were filmed...
  •   In the early hours of May 8, 2014, after celebrating her 76th birthday, Mary Lou Anderson surrendered her seven-year battle with cancer and drifted quietly into the arms of her Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ. Knowing how she longed to see his face, the Lord blessed her with the greatest birthday gift of all. Mary Lou was born on May 7,...
  •   Fans of the World Famous Bucking Horse Sale who are looking for a souvenir other than memories, cell phone photos - or, if you're a contestant, a few bumps and bruises - will be able to take home a beautifully crafted poster by renowned western artist Bob Coronato. The poster, which measures 18" wide by 38" tall, is on sale...
  •   Friday night at the Miles City Bucking Horse Sale is all about the bulls. Sandwiched between a pair of wild horse races will be the Bucking Bull Showdown and the Open Bull Sale. Mutton Bustin’ will also be held Friday night at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. Mutton Bustin’ features kids ages 4-7 who weigh less than 50 pounds...
  •   Before anyone brands me a misogynist - I am about to take on the topic of women and horses - let me introduce you to my late mother. Petra Amanda Herem was born on a Montana homestead to Norwegian immigrants in 1910. She didn’t speak English until the first grade, where her name was Americanized to Pearl. Her childhood was austere. A...