Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • For Forsyth High School senior Lane Parr, summer vacation took on a different look this year. As most would-be seniors enjoyed their final summer before beginning the hard work toward graduation, Parr chose a different route: choosing to enlist in the Army Reserve. How did that affect his summer, one might ask? Parr spent 74 days completing basic...
  • Maybe it was the nice fall weather or the lovely new livestock pavilion but the Montana Wool Growers Ewe and Ram Sales went smoothly and successfully this year at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds in Miles City with some impressive records set at both sales. Although Jesse Wallewein of the Montana Wool Growers Association said prices were down...
  • Custer County District High School has set the graduation date for 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25 of Memorial Day weekend.  Last year graduation was held on a Tuesday eveing, which proved to be a hassle for all involved. To determine the date CCDHS officials had the students vote for a date from several choices. They then called the parents for...
  • Custer County Water and Sewer District (No. 2) members were concerned about the district’s future now that its contract with the city expired June 30. They attended the Miles City Council meeting Tuesday to discuss those concerns. The district provides the City of Miles City’s water and sewer services to county residents, as well as a...
  • Marisa Steadman, daughter of Tim and Neena Steadman of Miles City and William Meredith, son of Greg and Mimi Meredith of Hutchinson, Kansas, were united in marriage Saturday, June 18. The couple is residing in Phoenix, Az.
  • he Veterans Affairs System offering the Custer County Commissioners the local VA property is a direct result of all federal agencies being directed to reduce the footprint of their owned property by 20 percent, according to VA Montana Health Care System’s Public Affairs Officer Mike Garcia. The health care for veterans should not be effected...
  • Eva M. Massenzi, passed away Aug. 3, following a long eight year illness with Dementia. Family members were at her side in Reno, NV. She was born in Miles City, MT. Sept. 11, 1940, attending local schools there. Her working career spanned many years in the Full Charge Bookkeeping Profession, including a number of years with Silverado Country Club...
  • The Custer County High School cross-country teams scored fifth place finishes at the Hardin Invitational on Saturday. Class A and B schools from the eastern half of the state competed. Hardin prevailed in both the boys’ and girls’ competition. Sophomore Alex Mitchell took 12th place overall and first for the Cowboys with a time of 18:...
  • The Custer County High School varsity volleyball team lost 3-1 to Sidney at home on Saturday — 22-25, 25-18, 25-27, 23-25. Head Coach Marci Mollman said the Cowgirls worked hard through the off-season and are confident in themselves as players, but not quite as confident in each other as teammates. “I think right now they are still...
  • Motorists in Miles City may have thought they drove into the twilight zone on Saturday, as hundreds of antique, classic and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles filled the streets. All roads led to Riverside Park, as the High Plains Classic Car Club held its 30th annual Car Show and Shine. Organizers pegged the attendance at about 200 vehicles....