Monthly archive

April, 2016

  • Downtown Miles City will be the focus of an upcoming promotional piece, which will be filmed at the end of this month, and a casting call is being made for 50 Miles City area residents to be extras in the video.  The auditions will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Room 106 at Miles Community College, according to Historic Preservation Officer/...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers baseball team traveled to Glendive Wednesday to take on Dawson CC.  The Pioneers had a battle on their hands, but ended up on top, 9-8. Dawson jumped to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. They followed up with two more in the third, extending their lead to 3. The Pioneers answered in the fifth with a big seven...
  • The room was filled for last night’s Miles City Unified Board of Trustees meeting. One of the main topics of discussion was the rehiring of the winter coaches. All were rehired but Girls’ Basketball Head Coach Aaron Essex. The meeting was closed for approximately a half hour to discuss Essex’s position.  An issue had been...
  • Fort Keogh has a new herd of horses. They’ve taken up residence near the Rocking MC Welcome sign just off the interstate before entering Miles City from the west. These animals, like their compatriots, soak up the sun, nuzzle one another and pass the time by grazing. Their straw-colored manes and tails shift in the wind as they greet weary...
  • Monday the junior varsity tennis teams held their annual Miles City Invitational. They invited teams from across the eastern half of the state to come compete. The girls had a stronger showing during the tournament. McKenzie Karch and Jaycee Holmlund beat Hardin’s Deidra and Abby, 8-6. Bailee Murnion and Lauren Coffin beat Taylee and Melissa...
  • BILLINGS — Lena Stephens passed on April 11, 2016.  Lena Mae Haley was born on Dec. 7, 1925 in Hollis, Okla. She excelled in basketball, music and theater. She married AJ “Steve” Stephens in March 1944. Eventually, Lena and AJ moved to Montana with a seismograph crew and then settled in Miles City, where Steve started a...
  • The Miles CC Pioneers hit the road to Trinidad State JC in Colo., over the weekend and ended up splitting the six-game series. The first game was Friday afternoon with Jake Lowry on the mound for the Pioneers. Lowry would take the eventual 11-5 loss.  The Pioneers had a good start, jumping to an early 2-0 lead in the first. Trinidad was quick...
  • The Cowgirl softball team had an explosive game against Hardin Monday. They came out on top 22-5 over the Lady Bulldogs. The Cowgirls started off strong, scoring five runs in the first inning. Sarah Hughes-Moore doubled, scoring both Tori Ogolin and Madi Hill. Jenna Swope then followed Hughes-Moore with her own double, scoring Hughes-More.  A...
  • Warren William Webster, 73, of Billings, died Saturday, April 9, 2016, at his residence in Billings. He was born March 27, 1943, in Baker, to George and Catherine Webster.  He received his education in Miles City and served in the United States Navy including two tours in Vietnam. His survivors include his loving wife, Dianne Webster of...
  • The Miles City Unified Board of Trustees has hired a new Special Education Director to replace Barb Grose, who is retiring.  Cheryl Russell of Kalispell was selected. She is currently the directing Special Education teacher at Kalispell Middle School. According to Superintendent Keith Campbell, Russell has a master’s degree in Special...