Monthly archive

February, 2014

  •   The Custer County District High School basketball teams ended their regular seasons over the weekend, making the short trip to Glendive to play the Red Devils. The Cowgirls and Cowboys will be at the Eastern A Divisional Tournaments in Billings this weekend. On Friday night, the Cowgirls beat Glendive 48-40 in a game that meant nothing to...
  •   The 23rd annual Custer County Educational Foundation’s Dollars for Scholarships Phone-a-thon will be Monday and Tuesday, March 3 and 4, in Miles City. Between 6:30 and 8:30 each evening, juniors and seniors at Custer County District High School will call on local residents for their support in funding the mission of CCEF to help the...
  •   Muriel Patterson, 96, of Rosebud died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Rosebud County Health  Center in Forsyth. Mrs. Patterson was born Nov. 12, 1917, in Conrad to Albert and Annie Blatchford Jury. She was raised and attended schools in Conrad, graduating from Conrad High School in 1935.  She worked for Conrad Real Estate until...
  •   Curtis Jay McDonald Kountz, 53, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Mr. Kountz was born on Jan. 7, 1961, in Jordan, the son of Gerald and Carolyn Curtis Kountz. He came home from the hospital to meet his big brother, Dickie Lee. Mr. Kountz attended kindergarten in Sidney. On the first day of school he...
  • A daughter was born to Heather and Tracy Havens of Baker on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  •   An eastbound BNSF train derailed Monday evening about two miles east of Terry, with most of the 29 derailed cars spilling their loads of coal. The accident scene included twisted railcars, piles of scattered coal and a line of flashing lights coming from BNSF railway vehicles as crews worked to clean up the debris Tuesday morning. According...
  •   Two Miles City men are in custody following gunfire, the attempted theft of a police car, and a high-speed chase through Laurel, Monday afternoon. Law enforcement officers apprehended Austin Allery, 18, and Hayden Lowry, 19, suspects in the alleged theft of a stolen Miles City vehicle followed by a chase on Saturday night in Laurel, as well...
  •   Shirley Ann Gackle (Stanton) went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2014, at the age of 83 after a short illness.   She was born in Miles City, Montana on August 31, 1930, daughter of Floyd and Elsie Jacobson. She grew up in Miles City and later lived in the Brusett and Jordan area. At that time, she was married to Bill Stanton...
  • Media members were split on who the 4C girls MVP was, but there was no doubt as to the boys MVP. Jordan’s Carrie Murnion and Terry’s Lexie Schlosser were named co-MVPs for the girls tournament, as voted on by media members covering the tournament. On the boys side, Wibaux’s Jacob Bakken was a unanimous choice. Bakken led Wibaux...
  •   While the Wibaux Longhorns have consistently qualified for the Southern C Divisionals, it’s been a while since they’ve gone in as the District 4C champions. For the first time since 2009, the Longhorns hoisted the 4C championship trophy on Saturday night with a 49-42 win over Broadus. “It’s been a long time since we...