Monthly archive

June, 2015

  • Commenting on the U.S. Supreme Court decisiont, June 26, to legalize gay marriages across the country, Red Lodge resident Jenn Nelson said, "I saw something on Facebook that really resonated with me. A friend of mine said, "finally it is just called marriage" and that is what I like. It's just about love. We can move forward,...
  • If you are reading your Carbon County News on Thursday afternoon, June 25, the New Horizons spacecraft is thirteen million miles from Pluto, closing at eight and a quarter miles per second for a close flyby on July 14, and it takes 8 hours 48 minutes to send it a message and get an answer back. All systems are performing perfectly. But, the road...
  • The recent Facebook arguments over what nationality the street flags should be for the 4th of July celebrations in Red Lodge have hit a raw nerve in a town known, apparently, for its ethnic diversity. Being of Welsh descent I was fairly disturbed by the comments made that no other flag should be presented other than the American one. And that it...
  • There will be a celebration of Sidne (Henderson) Overturf’s life, June 27, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Red Lodge Fairgrounds (Edgar Gruel Building).
  • Father Denis Keane, former priest of St. Agnes parish in Red Lodge, passed peacefully with his family around him on Tuesday, 6.p.m., June 23, at his family home in County Galway, Ireland, after a long illness. He was 77. Keane was born in Galway on Feb. 5, 1938. “We were blessed to have him as long as we did,” said Grace Maxwell, who...
  • In the late afternoon of June 18, 2015, and with Mack's family by his side, the Lord said, "Mack, put that hammer down, grab your fishing pole and come with me my son. Mack was born on June 15, l940, in Detroit, Michigan, to Emma and Linzy McCrocklin. He served in the U.S. Navy from October 1957 and was honorably discharged in November, l959. Mack...
  • Geraldine Nussbaum Barrett spent 63 adventurous years with the great love of her life, husband John. At age 95, Gerry re-joined John this past Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2015, surrounded by family in her home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Zelma Geraldine Nussbaum was born in New Haven, Connecticut on Oct. 27, 1919 to Joseph Nussbaum and Esther Goldstein...
  • What does it take to be an artist? Vision? Imagination? Most certainly a steady hand. Well, Bill Rains has it all and then some. Considered a premiere artist in Montana and else where, Bill is well known for his bronze statues and multi-medium paintings. He was commissioned to do bronze statues of 10 legendary, male, country performers including...
  • Proposals that the Draper and Palisades Borrow Pits would quarry dirt for the Montana Dept. of Trans. (MDOT) Highway 78 Red Lodge North project were outline at two meetings last week by Chris Cronin, DEQ Program Supervisor, and Kim Corcoran, DEQ Environmental Specialist. “I understand there are some pretty sharp bends in this county,”...
  • Joliet Town Council voted to accept a draft proposal put forward by the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office to help support the town’s police department. They voted to “try it out for a year”. The proposal carries a 90-day review process. The interlocal agreement is not finalized explained Joliet Police Officer Bob Reed and will...