Archive - Mar 30, 2011
IDAHO FALLS â€” After a two week hiatus, the Shelley Russet softball squad returned to the diamond on Wednesday afternoon as they opened their conference season with a double-header against Bonneville at Craver Field.
With the long lay off, the Lady Russets showed some rust, especially in the field as Bonneville swept both ends of the double dip 22-0 and 18-1.
Gladys Bethal Rogers, 90, of Blackfoot, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at
Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Gladys was born Aug. 28, 1920, in Rockford to William Albert Blair and Uva Claypool. She lived her lifetime in the Blackfoot area. She attended school in Sterling, Grandview and in Ely, Nev. She was the state champion in Ely for running the hurdles.
Kenneth L. Young, a 74-year-old Blackfoot resident, died Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Blackfoot, following an illness.
He was born May 16, 1936, in Idaho Falls, the fourth child and first son of Lloyd W. and Verna Young.
He grew up on a farm in the Thomas-Pingree area West of Blackfoot and was schooled in the Snake River School District. His higher education included a bachelor's degree from Utah State University, a master's degree from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D from Southern Illinois University.
Keith Floyd Adams, a 90-year-old Blackfoot resident, died at his home on Saturday, March 26, 2011, following an illness.
He was born May 7, 1920, in American Fork, Utah, the son of Byron L and Nora V. Adamson Adams. He attended schools in Springfield, Grandview and Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
He married Melba Bartlett on Nov. 23, 1946, in Pocatello. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Oakland LDS Temple. She preceded him in death on June 7, 2007.
Melvin M. Martin, 72, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the home of his daughter, Jenny Hong, in Blackfoot.
Mel was born on April 18, 1938, the son of Earl and Neva (Murphy) Martin in Moab, Utah.
FORT HALL â€” Construction is scheduled to begin next month on the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes' new hotel and events center, and a job fair in Fort Hall Tuesday attracted hundreds of local Native Americans seeking to work on the project.
The $47 million project is expected to employ 300 labor and trade employees between now and the expected completion date in May of next year.