Archive - 2010
WENDELL â€” For the first time since 1972 the Snake River volleyball team will be adding a state championship trophy to the schools trophy case. The Panthers earned the title of state champions with a pair of 3-1 victories on Saturday, first taking out South Fremont 25-27, 25-22, 25-11 and 25-9 in the semi-finals and then knocking out the defending 3A state champion St. Maries Lumberjacks 17-25, 26-24, 25-22 and 26-24.
THOMAS â€” Mistakes nearly ended the Snake River Panthers football season on Saturday afternoon. Five turnovers will normally lead to defeat but the Panthers found a way to overcome that with a strong running game and some timely passing for a 32-26 comeback victory over Salmon in the first round of the state football playoffs.
SHELLEY â€” The Bingham County Sheriffâ€™s Office is seeking the publicâ€™s help in identifying three suspects involved in a burglary Oct. 16 at the old Shelley Sugar Plant.
On Oct. 16 approximately 11:50 p.m., three subjectsâ€”two males and one femaleâ€”broke into the facility and buildings at the old Shelley Sugar Plant. The area and building currently houses items owned by the Army Surplus store. The individuals took several items including water bags with US in black lettering, brush block relay, three pairs of black overshoes (size 3) and half a box of 20-millimeter dummy rounds.
Joan Marie George, 65, formerly of Idaho Falls and Pingree, died at her home on Aug. 14, 2010, in Lincoln, Missouri.
Jane Lucille Pack Lundberg, the angel that Heaven lent to us for 74 years, peacefully returned to the Saviorâ€™s arms on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. She was a humble, noble and loving soulâ€” she was simply â€śawesome, awesome.â€ť
BLACKFOOT â€” Casey Rosin from Firth and Kathy Ternus from Blackfoot were recognized for their leadership at the Bingham County 4-H Open House Monday evening.
Rosin received the Spirit of 4-H award and $200. This is the third year Randy and Julie Wilmot have sponsored this award.
Randy Wilmot said the Spirit of 4-H award goes to â€śthe youth member who goes beyond what they need to do; they put in that extra effort.â€ť
BLACKFOOT â€” It is often said that speed kills. On Friday night, in the opening round game of the state playoffs it did just that as Blackfoot displayed tons of speed en route to a resounding 62-13 victory over Jerome.
"We're just going to come ready to play and hopefully have a few plays that we can execute and do well with," Blackfoot head coach Stan Buck said. "I think that we were just a little bit more physical tonight and that's important in the game."
POCATELLO â€” The Malad Dragons came into their opening round match up with the Firth Cougars breathing fire, roasting the Cougars and eliminating them from the state tournament on Thursday evening.
The night started out wrong from the get go for the Cougars as they had their kick off with the Dragons pushed back nearly 50 minutes in Holt Arena due to the South Fremont-American Falls game not finishing until 9 P.M.
Thelda Van Orden, 90, of Pingree, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at the Willows Assisted Living Center.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at the Pingree 1st Ward LDS Chapel, with Bishop Val Carter conducting.
The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nettie Lavon Hastings, 94, of Basalt, passed away Oct. 26, 2010, at her home.
Funeral services will be 11a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at the Firth LDS Stake Center (823 North 675 East) in Basalt.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 9:30-10:40 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Goshen Cemetery under the direction of Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley.Â Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.