Monthly archive

February, 2015

  •   The Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team had their eight-game winning streak snapped on Friday night against Laurel, but the Cowgirls rallied on Saturday night to beat Billings Central. “Ending the weekend with a win was a good thing,” Cowgirls Head Coach Aaron Essex said. “We played better in the...
  •     After a split of their Eastern A games on the weekend, the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team still find themselves in the mix of the Eastern A standings. The Cowboys lost to Eastern A leading Laurel 62-48 on Friday night, but then came back to beat Billings Central 59-45 at home on Saturday. “Obviously...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team will have four members at the Class A state tournament this weekend in Billings. At the Eastern A Divisional Meet, in Hardin, the Cowboys had four wrestlers place in the top four and advance to the state meet. Sidney easily won the Eastern A title with 336.5 points. Laurel was...
  •   High school juniors and seniors from around the area who missed the first Pioneer Preview Day in November will have another chance to get a taste of what the experience is like Monday, courtesy of Miles Community College. A yearly tradition since 2002, Pioneer Preview Day will be hosted by MCC on Monday, February 9. The event is a chance...
  •   Lola Beatrice Williams Schreiber, 97, of Miles City died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Miles City. Mrs. Schreiber was born on Dec. 15, 1917, in Miles City, the daughter of Art Williams and Ida May Osmer Williams. She was the fourth child. She attended, Washington and Garfield schools and graduated from Custer County High School in 1935. She...
  •   While Rachelle Weyerbacher is finishing up her high school career in Miles City, her thoughts are often with children in Uganda who aren’t lucky enough to attend school in a safe environment, and who don’t have clean water or medical supplies. But she isn’t content to just think about it; Rachelle is determined to make a...
  •   On January 31, 2015, Montana Pro Rodeo held their 12th Annual “Hall and Wall of Fame Banquet and Gathering” in Billings. The primary purpose of the event - aside from eating prime rib and chatting with friends - is to present several annual awards. This year’s awards presented the 100-plus-year-old Miles City Saddlery and...
  •   When Bryce Anderson and other volunteers at the Custer County Community Table came into their space at the Veterans Administration Medical Center after the weekend, they found that their freezer had failed over the week. “We came in this morning and the freezer was dripping,” Anderson said Monday. “The meat was completely...
  •   Bernice Imogene Eaton Canon, 95, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. She was born on Nov. 2, 1919, to Lena Grace Allen Eaton and John William Eaton Jr. at Moorcroft, Wyoming. She spent her younger years as an only child growing up on a homestead at the head of Dry Creek, just over the Wyoming line. Mrs. Canon...
  •   Viola Darlene Irion, 98, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Prairie Community Nursing Home in Terry. She was born at home in Watkins to Fred and Anna Marie Malicote on Aug. 5, 1916. She graduated from Brockway High School and Eastern Montana College of Education in Billings. On Dec. 23, 1938, she married Albert Irion. They had a wonderful...