Check out the new Logo for Yellowstone County News. As we are weekly news along with local views, we hope your enjoy are new logo as we brand the Yellowstone County News this year.

Check out the new Logo for Yellowstone County News. As we are weekly news along with local views, we hope your enjoy are new logo as we brand the Yellowstone County News this year.


Thank you for visiting us online as we continue to grow online presence for the Shepherd Montana area.  We also have many resources that enhance the Billings, Lockwood and Huntley Project areas. From local businesses and services to the entertainment and activities in the Shepherd area.  This site is intended to provide a resource for the online community for businesses, services and products in the Shepherd area.  

We welcome you to this website  and hope it serves many functions in promoting the history, culture and current activities within the Shepherd Montana area.  We would like to publicly thank all the businesses and individuals who showed their support and confidence in this community website. Please feel free to link to this website (www.shepherdmontana.com) as a source for information.  This website continues to be an ongoing effort and we hope to make it an asset to the Shepherd Montana and surrounding communities.      Jonathan McNiven

Have you seen the classifieds section?  If not,  you can view some of the classified’s section info from the Yellowstone County News on the Classified page here.

Have you seen the Homecoming images and pictures that were captured? If not, click here. 


Shepherd School Calendars, Info, Parent info & Box Holder News 

2017 Sports Schedules & info


We would like to welcome the businesses and advertisers on this community site.  Please take the time to learn about the new businesses and what they have to offer.  They are: Garys Drillings Inc, Terry Pollert-Realtor (coming soon) Flying D Mini Storage, , Yellowstone Valley Electric Coop,  A1 Auto & Transmission, Arrow Striping & MFG, Acton Xpress, Hotsy Wymont, Project Meats, Town & Country Lanes & Cafe, Mickeys Bar & Casino, Shepherd School District, Western Romance Company, Yellowstone Parts & Equipment, Kid Corral Childcare Center, Kountry Kare Child Care, Paramount Log Homes, Shepherd – Huntley Animal Care, Shepherd School District, The Feedlot Steakhouse,


Shepherd Acton Xpress Convenience StoreDid you know Shepherd has it’s own Convenience Store?  Since opening in February of 2013, Acton Xpress and Convenience Store and Deli have increased what they can offer from morning meals to take out lunches to actually delivery to local establishments.  Take some time and stop by the local convenience store and deli and see the many different types of food and beverages they have to offer.  Let them know you saw their info here on the Shepherdmontana.com community website.  Visit here to learn more about Acton Xpress & Convenience Store. 


ycnmainbannerThe shepherd community website is supported by and in conjunction with the weekly “Yellowstone County News” newspaper, published by Jonathan and Tana McNiven.  For complete school and business news along with local info, subscribe to the Yellowstone County news at 406-348-2650.  $34/yr for 52 issues delivered to you in your mailbox each Friday!  

 Looking for a Part-time job in the Shepherd Area, visit the link here

Shepherd on Facebook


Are you Connected?

   For those that are on Facebook, the Shepherd Montana online group was launched to help connect alumni, students, teachers, parents, locals and anyone else who might be interested in events, activities and news from the Shepherd Montana area.  In conjunction with this www.Shepherdmontana.com website, this is another opportunity for everyone to get connected online.  Feel free to invite your friends, family and relatives to the new group.  As this organization is for all, it will be used as a resource for information to those online.  Feel free to view the profile here. We’ve reached 436.  Now, lets see if we can make it 500 connected up on Facebook!



If your looking to stay connected throughout the state of Montana, then check out www.MontanasTrailhead.com for Montana News, Reviews and Satire Humor From the Big Sky Country.  MontanasTrailhead.com is also looking for individuals in other towns and cities who would like to write about their own towns in Montana


If you would like to be part of this project and help support this site with your business or entity, please let us know.  Please email jmcniven@huntleyproject.net or call 406-672-5941 for more info. Thank you,  www.Shepherdmontana.com