Friday, October 31, 2014

Jim Rowland, an 18-year veteran of the Little Big Horn Days Reenactment, displays a soldier’s pistol while playing Chief Sitting Bull. The Reenactment will be replaced next year with a rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association.
The Little Big Horn Days Reenactment of Custer’s Last Stand will not be held next year, according to Shirley Margheim, President of  the Hardin Chamber of Commerce. She said even with a $2,000 profit from the 2014 Little Big Horn Days, the Chamber was unable to recover the money necessary to operate the Reenactment in 2015. The...
Bob Smith Ford mechanic Sal Rios takes a part down to size Friday afternoon using a cutting torch. Mechanics at the shop have continued work despite the recent theft of $16,000 in equipment.
Bob Smith Ford was robbed of about $16,000 in parts, cash, scanning equipment, clothing and tools sometime during the weekend of Oct. 17-19.  Lance Gordon, sales manager for the company, said the burglar or burglars likely entered the building via a difficult-to-find window to their lunch room, before carting the supplies outside. ...
Curtis Wilson
A $2,000 reward is being offered by the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office for information leading to the arrest and conviction of someone responsible for the Oct. 17 beating of 85-year-old Hardin resident Curtis Wilson. According to a Sheriff’s Office press release, the attack occurred at Wilson’s residence between 10 and 10:...
Betty Yerger (foreground) sits with some of her friends at the McDonald’s restaurant in Hardin for a Tuesday afternoon retirement party. She said she enjoyed the opportunity to interact with other people during her 20 years on the job.
A retirement party was held Tuesday afternoon in honor of 86-year-old Betty Yerger who has been working at McDonald’s since October 1995. By the time she retired on Monday, Oct. 20, she had managed to work for extended periods on every station in the restaurant, focusing last on making salads. Yerger began work at McDonald’s 15...
JoAnn Barnette, co-chairman of the Big Horn County Republican Central Committee, shakes hands with Senate candidate Steve Daines early Monday evening at Oh’s Bakery in Hardin. Daines spoke to an audience of about 30 people on the subject of increasing Montana jobs and cutting down on government.
Senate candidate Steve Daines, currently in the House of Representatives, stopped by Oh’s Bakery in Hardin early Monday evening to speak to a crowd of about 30 Big Horn County residents on, as stated by his campaign signs, “more jobs, less government.” He is currently on a tour through 30 different communities, which he said...
Hardin Lady Bulldog freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams dressed up as superheroes during practice last Wednesday. From the left: Angelina Stops, Morgan Herman, Arena Plenty, Brittney Schaff, Elissa Lind, Korah Lachenmeier, Amber Schneider, Shelby Uffelman, Jaysun Albert, Selina Salazar, Shea Esp and Sarah Murdock.
The Hardin Lady Bulldogs were defeated by the Laurel Locomotives last Thursday in five sets during what head coach Tiffany Moullet said was “an up-and-down game.” The game alternated in wins for five sets until the Locomotives finally took the last victory with a score of 10-15. Moullet said she didn’t really know what...
Jim Rowland, an 18-year veteran of the Little Big Horn Days Reenactment, displays a soldier’s pistol while playing Chief Sitting Bull. The Reenactment will be replaced next year with a rodeo by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association.
Bob Smith Ford mechanic Sal Rios takes a part down to size Friday afternoon using a cutting torch. Mechanics at the shop have continued work despite the recent theft of $16,000 in equipment.
Curtis Wilson
Betty Yerger (foreground) sits with some of her friends at the McDonald’s restaurant in Hardin for a Tuesday afternoon retirement party. She said she enjoyed the opportunity to interact with other people during her 20 years on the job.
JoAnn Barnette, co-chairman of the Big Horn County Republican Central Committee, shakes hands with Senate candidate Steve Daines early Monday evening at Oh’s Bakery in Hardin. Daines spoke to an audience of about 30 people on the subject of increasing Montana jobs and cutting down on government.
Hardin Lady Bulldog freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams dressed up as superheroes during practice last Wednesday. From the left: Angelina Stops, Morgan Herman, Arena Plenty, Brittney Schaff, Elissa Lind, Korah Lachenmeier, Amber Schneider, Shelby Uffelman, Jaysun Albert, Selina Salazar, Shea Esp and Sarah Murdock.

School & Activities

Connor Murdock carries the ball during Hardin’s only scoring drive of the night. Murdock ran for over 100 yards in the Bulldogs’ last game of the season. They lost to Billings Central 46-7.
The Bulldogs ended their 2014 season with another lopsided loss but this time the seniors, Bulldog coaches and fans could see what head coach Mike Flamm has be

Obituaries

Funeral services were held Friday in the Crow Agency Multi-Purpose Building for Katrina Evelyn Plain Bull Dust, 34, of Lodge Grass who died on Oct.17, 2014.