Stuck in paradise

Jack and Nicole Petersen of Custer got more days on their honeymoon than they planned, thanks to Hurricane Irma. The Petersens had planned to spend...

FLDS ordered to pay damages

Warren Jeffs, imprisoned Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) leader, and the FLDS were ordered to pay Elissa Wall, a...

Duane Martinz has first book published

Few people know that the smiling, unassuming  man behind the counter at Custer Do-It-Best is an author who has just had his first book...

The long road to SHMAAF weekend

For two days two weeks ago, Pageant Hill was the place to be, thanks to the hard work of Kevin Teasley, Van Arp and an...

Fair board is a labor of love

When the Custer County Fair and 4-H Achievement Days took place last week, attendees saw bull riding, a car show, a ranch rodeo, the Barn...

Black Hills Playhouse brings comedy to an unconventional stakeout

Eric Sheridan (Matt Murry) and Billie Dwyer (Morgan Benson) are two cops who are about to catch the mayor admitting to embezzling millions from...

New group rises to occasion

“Funny. I don’t remember no good dope days. I remember walking for miles in a dope-fiend haze. I remember sleeping in houses that had...

Camporee brings 1,500 youth to town

For five days last week, the population of the City of Custer nearly doubled. And it’s not even motorcycle rally time. Instead of leather-clad bikers,...

‘Grease’ doesn’t disappoint on opening night

When I was asked to attend the sold-out opening night show of “Grease,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had only seen the...

Remembering 61 years since Andrea Doria

By Jacy Glazier Sixty-one years ago, Jack Sayles was a fresh-faced 19-year-old in the U.S. Navy Reserve. On July 25, 1956, he and his crew...

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