Monthly archive

June, 2015

  •   The Dillon Cubs allowed only nine runs and scored 35 during a three-win weekend that included a pair of road victories over Anaconda and another in Livingston. Nate Simkins went the distance in the opener of Friday’s doubleheader in Anaconda, giving up just three hits and zero earned runs in the Cubs 16-2 rout of the A’s....
  •   The Dillon Public Library’s 2015 Summer Reading series “Every Hero Has a Story” blasts off Thursday morning with a program on astronauts, starting at 10 a.m. in and outside the Depot Theatre in downtown Dillon. According to Dillon Public Library Director Marie Habener, Thursday’s astronaut program starting the two-...
  •   The Dillon City Council tonight will address committee assignments and meeting dates, new appointments and the next steps in a longstanding plan to save the city ratepayers millions of dollars at its first regular meeting of June. During the Mayor’s Report just after the start of the meeting, the City Council will vote on whether to...

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...