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Archive - Mar 2011

March 25th

Anthony ‘A.J.’ Keith Camp, 24

March 25, 2011

Anthony “A.J.” Keith Camp, 24, of Firth passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
A.J. was born June 2, 1986. in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Deborah Camp Lockyer. He attended school in Firth and graduated from Jefferson High School in Rigby.
A.J. worked at Idaho Supreme in Firth. In his free time he enjoyed working on cars, woodworking, and playing basketball and football in high school and hanging around with his friends and family.

Two former BHS athletes sentenced to jail, probation

March 25, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Two of the five former Blackfoot High School athletes facing charges stemming from incidents that occurred last year are now serving the first part of their jail sentence.
Logan Chidester and Nathan Walker each pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor disturbing the peace. They were both sentenced Friday in Bingham County Magistrate Court.

March 24th

D55 considers Native American language preservation

March 24, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot School Board of Trustees discussed Native American language preservation at their meeting Thursday night.
The topic of Native American language immersion in the Blackfoot School District has been an ongoing topic for the school board, an effort supported by Trustee Pete Lipovac.
At the meeting, Superintendent Scott Crane presented information about several Native American Language Preservation Acts that provide grant funding for language preservation programs.

Author shares book with Sho-Ban students

March 24, 2011

The Morning News—Melanie Moore
Author Brenda Stanley listens to sophomore Tye Teton speak during a presentation she gave at Shoshone-Bannock Jr./Sr. High School Thursday. Students at the school just finished reading Stanley's book, "I Am Nuchu."

FORT HALL — A teacher's greatest challenge is getting students excited about learning. With the help of a local author, two teachers in Fort Hall have their students excited about reading.

Jack Fisher, 77

March 24, 2011

Jack Fisher, 77, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Anthony ‘A.J.’ Keith Camp, 24

March 24, 2011

Anthony “A.J.” Keith Camp, 24, of Firth passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot, with Pastor Lifeshay officiating. Family will meet with friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home and for one hour prior to services on Saturday. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Walter Taylor Greaves, 94

March 24, 2011

Walter Taylor Greaves, 94, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Idaho State Veteran’s Home in Pocatello.
Walter was born Dec. 4, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Edward Greaves and Minna Frieda Andra. He spent part of his youth in the Salt Lake area.  He moved to Pingree about the age of 8 with his family. His family worked for a while on a farm there. From there, they moved to Rose. He went to school in Wapello, finishing the fifth grade.

Jonathon Edward Maglio, 27

March 24, 2011

Jonathon Edward Maglio, 27, of Shelley passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home.
Jonathon was born Aug. 24, 1983, in Lynwood, Calif., to Donald Edward Maglio and Lluana Jean Cherry. He moved to Blackfoot in 1991and lived in Blackfoot until moving to Pocatello in 1998. He lived and worked in Pocatello until moving to Shelley three years ago.

March 23rd

Bingham Search & Rescue offers SCUBA class

March 23, 2011

MORNING NEWS
BLACKFOOT — Members of Bingham County Search and Rescue will be providing the public with the opportunity to experience scuba diving while raising funds for their program.
Search and Rescue members will be at the Blackfoot Pool on Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. teaching members of the public to scuba dive. Divers must be ages 10 and up and all equipment and instruction will be provided by Search and Rescue. The cost is $20, with proceeds going to Bingham County Search and Rescue and the Blackfoot Pool.

Lady Broncos take two from Lady Panthers

March 23, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot and Snake River got together on Wednesday afternoon for a double dip on the softball field in a reschedule of the games that were snowed out on Tuesday.
Playing for their first games of the season, Blackfoot was able to get the better of the twin bill by sweeping their cross river rivals 5-1 and 12-4.

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