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Shelley man headed to Hall of Fame

February 21, 2011

SHELLEY – A short time ago, Bryan Huntsman’s old wrestling coach, Alan Gardner, came to Huntsman’s office and handed him an envelope.
In that envelope was a letter of congratulations for Huntsman’s selection for induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Idaho Chapter.
“Honestly, my first thoughts were, ‘I’m not deserving of this,’” Huntsman said.
Huntsman’s induction into the Hall, scheduled in May, is as an outstanding American who was a wrestler at some time in his career.

Local teachers rally in opposition of education reform plan

February 21, 2011

By LESLIE MIELKE
lmielke@cableone.net
BLACKFOOT — At least 75 teachers, parents and students rallied for an hour Monday in support of Idaho teachers and educators and in opposition to Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's "Students Come First" plan.
Teachers stood with signs on the east and west corners of Meridian and Judicial from about 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants were greeted with plenty of horns honking from drivers who drove past.

Gabriel Martinez Coronado, 87

February 21, 2011

Gabriel Martinez Coronado, 87, of Shelley passed away Feb, 16, 2011, at his home.
He was born March 24, 1923, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Antonio and Alejandra Martinez Coronado.
He married Maria Conception Tapia on May 14, 1944, in Real De Catorse, Mexico.  In 1949 they came to America. They moved to Shelley in 1958 where he was a longtime employee of R.T. French and Pillsbury companies. He was the father of 12 children.
He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Idaho Falls.

Firth Ag teacher nominated for FFA award

February 21, 2011

FIRTH –Jason Clemens’ only teaching assignment so far has been teaching agricultural education in Firth. Clemens is also the advisor for the Firth Future Farmers of America (FFA).
Clemens grew up in Ontario, Ore., graduating from high school there. He attended the University of Idaho, graduating with a degree in agricultural education in May 2000. In the fall of that year, Clemens accepted the job of Ag teacher at Firth High School.
So why did you chose agricultural education?

 

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