Monthly archive

November, 2014

  •   Clarence Orville Worrall was born May 15, 1912, in Idana, Kansas, to James and Elma Nuzman Worrall.   At one year of age, he and his family moved to homestead a farm near Simla, Colorado, where he attended school, graduating two years early in 1928. During his primary school years, he was twice moved ahead a grade, making him two...
  •   On the morning of Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, Raymond Charles “Ray” McClaskey, 71, died peacefully in the arms of loved ones at Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City, after struggling many years with a heart condition. Mr. McClaskey was born on April 15, 1943, in Jackson County, Missouri, to James and Blanche Baker McClaskey....
  •   Delores Ione Drennen, 87, of Miles City died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. Mrs. Drennen was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on March 27, 1927, the daughter of Willard and Edith Lambdin Truax. During grade school, she rode her pony, Dick, to and from the little country schoolhouse. She graduated from...
  •   W.H. Hornby, prominent Denver newspaper editor and one of the founders of the Yellowstone Newspapers Group, died Tuesday at his home in Denver. He was 91. A native of Kalispell, Hornby received two degrees from Stanford University  and one from the London School of Economics. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and in the...
  •   For the second time this fall, Miles Community College’s Ag Advancement Center project is the beneficiary of a substantial donation, this time by a familiar entity. The Bucking Horse Sale Board of Governors, at a meeting in October, voted to pledge $100,000 to the Ag Advancement Center, in four yearly installments of $25,000. Board of...
  • On Friday and Saturday Ravishing & Rugged will have their grand opening and an early Black Friday sale at their new location at 1720 Main St. Pleasantries closed in late October, and the Ravishing & Rugged crew quickly moved in and had a quiet opening on Nov. 5.  Owners Terri Stevenson and Misty Meged are happy with their new...
  • A son was born to Lindsey and Tyler Kings of Miles City on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  • A son was born to Katie and Anthony Hanson of Baker on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare.
  •   On November 3, 1914, the men of Montana who were registered to vote decided that women should also be allowed that privilege. By a majority of 53 to 47, Montana women won the vote. Not every county voted in favor of the ladies, but Custer County did by a solid majority. And the county was larger then, as well. Before Montana, Washington in...