Archive - Oct 2, 2010
BLACKFOOT â€” For his volunteer service with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), former Blackfoot Mayor Scott Reese received a "Secretary of Defense for Outstanding Public Service" award recently.
This is the second highest award given by the U. S. Department of Defense to a non-federal employee. It was presented to Reese on Friday, Sept. 24, in Washington, D. C. Reese and seven other people received the award.
Reese has been a volunteer with the ESGR for almost 11 years. For the past six years, he served as the Idaho State Chairman for the organization.
BLACKFOOT â€“Â With a new dress code policy, budget cuts, and high expectations what are students at Mountain View Middle School supposed to do? On Friday that answer was celebrate and have fun!
It is principal Brian Kress' first year at the helm of MVMS. He says that when the 2010-2011 school year started he knew he was asking and expecting a lot from his students. A recent review of the student body's overall performance pleased Kress and he decided it warranted a reward.
Jean Tucker Smith, 89, of Moreland passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at her home.
Jean was born May 18, 1921, to Henry Roscoe and Ruth Siddoway Tucker in Teton City.Â She was reared in the Teton City area, attending area schools, and graduated from Madison High School.Â
POCATELLO â€” The Southeastern District Health Department hosted the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteer Annual Meeting to acknowledge National Preparedness Month.
The keynote speaker for the meeting was Dr. Ralph Heckard. Heckard, a Blackfoot primary care physician, spent two weeks providing healthcare in Haiti following a devastating earthquake on Jan. 12. He has since been to Haiti eight additional times to provide medical care.
BLACKFOOT â€” Tonight's homecoming dance at Blackfoot High School will be a happy occasion as the Blackfoot football team swatted the Bonneville Bees 28-12 on the grid iron Friday night.
"We try to stay real focused in practice no matter who we are playing and that is what it's all about," Blackfoot head coach Stan Buck said. "You practice hard and know who your responsibilities are and things like that and carry it over into the game."