Archive - Oct 2010
BLACKFOOT â€” Deconstruction of the house on the corner of S. Shilling Avenue and South Street began Thursday. The house at 523 S. Shilling was destroyed by fire in February.
At the time of the fire, Steve Condon was living in the house with his wife and four teenage children. No one was home at the time of the fire. Janet Chamberlain owns the property.
"Free entertainment in the middle of the afternoon, what could be better?" queried a neighbor.
Another neighbor said, "I've been waiting a month for them to begin this project."
IDAHO FALLS â€” It was a good old fashioned, smash mouth football game at Thunder Stadium on Thursday night as the Shelley Russets looked to remain perfect in High Country Conference play as they visited Hillcrest.
At the end of a very rapid, physical contest the home standing Knights got the best of it on the scoreboard, posting a 29-21 victory over the Russets.
BLACKFOOT â€” The Bingham Crisis Center hosted a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to raise awareness of domestic violence and to recognize those who have been abused or lost their lives to domestic violence. Approximately 40 people were in attendance.
Domestic violence is a problem in Bingham County and throughout the country. As economic stresses have put stress on relationships, the number of domestic violence incidents have increased.
The Crisis Center provided services for 509 primary or secondary victims of domestic violence in 2009, providing shelter for 25 women and 16 children.
THOMAS â€” Snake River and Aberdeen renewed their rivalry on the soccer pitch on Wednesday evening with a highly entertaining late game under the lights on the football field.
After 80 minutes of non-stop action, the teams left the field in a 1-1 draw but not first without several heart stopping moments.
"I think that we played great," Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. "It was just one of those nights in which we were unable to put a shot away."
THOMAS â€“ Five of the six Snake River seniors scored on Wednesday evening and the Snake River Lady Panthers sent those seniors out on a high note by blanked the visiting Lady Tigers of Aberdeen 10-0.
"Senior night is always special with lots of tears and lots of emotion," Snake River head coach Randy Turpin said. "This group of seniors are special, they are all good leaders and great examples for the underclassmen on the team and I think that the underclassmen have learned a lot from this group."
Carole Jean Harris Coffman, 74, of Blackfoot quietly passed away at home on Oct. 2, 2010, surrounded by loved ones after a courageous 11-year battle with cancer.
Carole was born in Pocatello on June 19, 1936, to Lionel James Harris and Tirzah Mary Infanger.Â She was the oldest of four children.
She attended school in Pocatello and American Falls where she excelled in art classes and was known as the â€śschool artistâ€ť.
Joyce Clemens, 59 of Firth passed away on Oct. 3, 2010, in Idaho Falls caused by health complications.
She was born May 14, 1951, in Cottonwood, the daughter of Roy Allen and Georgia Allen.
She was raised in Mountain Home and the Nampa area.
She met the love of her life Carl Clemens in January 1968, and the two were married later that year on June 28. Throughout their 42 years of marriage they had four children; Kim, Lisa, Jason and Amanda. They eventually settled in Firth in 2005.
REXBURG â€”Tamme Jane Edwards Petersen, 48, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Madison Memorial Hospital from cancer.
She is the daughter of Ted Edwards of Spencer and Judy Broadhead of Blackfoot.Â Â
A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave.
The family will meet with friends from 10-10:45 a.m. at the funeral prior to the service.Â Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
BLACKFOOT â€” Hundreds of people attended the eighth annual Stone Soup contest, with all the proceeds benefiting the Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency.
Fourteen businesses or organizations entered the soup contest. Those testing and judging the soups had a wide variety to choose from including chicken noodle, Italian chicken chili and coconut curry chickpea chowder.
Rupe's Burgers placed first with its cream of asparagus soup; Bingham Memorial Hospital took second place for its spinach and artichoke soup; and ReMax Preferred Properties won third place with its taco soup.
BLACKFOOT â€” There was a lot riding on the Blackfoot Lady Bronco soccer squads game with Madison on Tuesday afternoon.
A win would all but guarantee a second seed and more importantly a first round bye in the upcoming district tournament.
On top of that was the fact that Blackfoot was celebrating the contributions of 5 seniors and nobody wants to leave the home field as a senior with a loss.
Blackfoot responded like champions on Tuesday, sweeping aside the pressure to perform and a caution to the wind second half effort by the Lady Cats' for a 2-1 victory.