Monthly archive

May, 2015

  • Dillon's Catholic community will soon welcome Father Pascal Kasanziki, who is the newly appointed administrator for St. Rose of Lima Parish in Dillon, as well as the mission communities in Lima, Wisdom and Melrose. In connection with that assignment, Father Jack Darrah will serve as canonical pastor for all four communities. Father Herb Pins,...
  •   To the editor,   Mr, Maness, I know you were upset about my writing about the Atlanta teachers. That is good! You should have been upset with the justice system in the country. I submitted my letter before the judge changed the sentence from 20 to 7 years. Which still seems severe. And you must know that I did not write the information...
  •   C. Larry Bradley, of Dillon, passed away May 12 at Kindred Health Care. Larry was born to Clarence and Lena Bradley on Jan. 28, 1928, in Pocatello, ID. He met LaVerne Poole in Pocatello, and they married May 13, 1949. Larry served in the Navy and was at the Bikini Island atomic bomb test in 1946. He worked as a machinist in Butte and...
  •   Virginia was born in Great Falls to William W. Flynn and Wanda Voegel Flynn, immigrants from Ireland and Germany. Virginia began school in Great Falls, but moved to Saco with her mother and sister after the death of her father. As a young teen, Virginia worked in a store in Saco, where she learned how to be a cashier. Virginia worked...
  •   Jacqueline Lee Eddie died at home May 2 at the age of 80. Jackie was born Sept. 12, 1934, at her aunt’s home in Miles City. She was the oldest daughter of Lloyd “Red” and Evelyn Dodd. She moved numerous times with her parents as they searched for work. Before her family settled in Dillon in 1938, her father had many jobs...
  •   Both the Dillon boys and girls track teams finished in third place at the Southwestern A Divisional meet in Corvallis over the weekend, battling the rain and lightning delays as much as the other five teams in the conference. With the top five finishers in each event advancing on to participate in next week’s state meet in Laurel,...
  •   Beaverhead County High School will hold its 124th commencement Sunday, at 2 p.m. in the B. W. Lodge Gymnasium.  The class of 2015 will be led by five Co-valedictorians Holly Andersen, Cierra Lamey, Jordan Peterson, Sage Schoonen, Hannah Telling and salutatorian McKenzie Stanchfield.  Andersen will be attending Montana State...
  •   The City of Dillon tonight will hold a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. to receive comments on proposed changes to its Fiscal Year 2014–15 budget. Those changes are shown in the packet of the May 5 City Council meeting available online under the “Agendas and Minutes” tab at the city’s website, www.dillonmt.org/. The...
  •   The top players from Dillon’s boys and girls varsity tennis teams headed to Butte last week for the Southwestern A Divisional Tennis Tournament. And to Anaconda. And then to Missoula. And now, due to their wide-ranging, high-flying efforts at divisionals, nine of those Beavers will head northwest again to Missoula this weekend for the...
  •   Marti (Martha) Rest Carlson passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 9, as the result of a ruptured aneurysm. Martha Munro Rest was born Jan. 12, 1955, in Chicago, IL, to Walter and Phyllis (Brewer) Rest. She spent her early childhood in Homewood, IL. While attending elementary school, she often sneaked home at lunchtime to eat peanut...