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Archive - Nov 7, 2011

Commission: No clemency for Rhoades

November 7, 2011

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole says it won't consider a clemency request from condemned inmate Paul Ezra Rhoades.

Rhoades is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Nov. 18 for the murders of Susan Michelbacher and Stacy Baldwin in 1987.

Panthers topple Savages in nail-biter

November 7, 2011

POCATELLO — It was a good old fashioned slugfest on Saturday afternoon as the Snake River Panthers took on the undefeated Salmon Savages in the quarterfinal round of the 3A state football championships.
At the end of the day, the game came down to the kickers with Snake River's Cooper Peterson hitting his lone field goal attempt and Salmons kicker failing on a potential game winner with 0:06 remaining as the Panthers escaped Holt Arena with a thrilling 23-21 victory.

Stanley Howe, 76

November 7, 2011

Stanley C. Howe, 76, of Shelley, passed away Nov. 4, 2011 at the Safe Haven Assisted Living Center.
He was born Sept. 20, 1935 in Lava, Idaho to Clarence Joseph and Ida Potter Howe.
He married Lila Hill and they had four children. They later divorced.
Stanley served in the United State Army from 1951 to 1953.
He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventists.
He loved to fish and go hunting with his oldest son, Robert. He loved NFL football, especially the Green Bay Packers. He will be missed and loved by all his family and friends.

Disney on Ice winners announced

November 7, 2011

The Morning News congratulates the winners of our Disney on Ice contest. The winners are Melissa Hunt, Maureen Sanchez, Anna Blonquist and Kaiya Wallace. You can pick up your tickets at the Morning News office, 34 North Ash.
Don't forget you can still enter to win an i-Pod Touch. To enter click on the contest on the top right corner of our home page.

Veteran an eyewitness to history

November 7, 2011

BLACKFOOT — As a member of the United Nations Military Armistice Commission, Monroe (Monte) Beach of Blackfoot was an eyewitness to history on July 27, 1953.
That was the day the fighting in the Korean War officially ended when Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison of the United States and his counterparts in the North Korean army and Chinese volunteers signed 18 tri-language documents at Panmunjom.
While that sight is stored in his memory banks, another more important one is stored there, too.

Baldwin's mother won't attend killer's execution

November 7, 2011

POCATELLO – Verna Anderson sits in the living room chair, rocking her granddaughter Olivia and quietly wiping tears as she talks about her beautiful, funny daughter Stacy Baldwin. Baldwin was just 21 years old and starting the life she wanted when Paul Ezra Rhoades abducted and killed her in 1987.

 

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