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Archive - May 2011

May 9th

Grocery store celebrates 50 years in Firth

May 9, 2011

 
FIRTH -- Monday marked the 50th anniversary of the grocery store “Stop n Shop” in Firth. Clarence (Shorty) and Pearl Neihart opened Stop n Shop on May 9, 1961.
In its 50 year history, the grocery store has served the Firth community in two locations.
It was first located on the corner of the 200 block on South Main, across the street from Colletts.  
After the Teton Dam broke in June 1976, the business moved to its present location in 1977 at 409 S. Main, Firth.   

Two vie for Blackfoot School District post

May 9, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Elections for the Blackfoot School District Board of Trustees will be May 17. Voters will decide two of the five seats on the board. Electors will vote in their regular precinct. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
In Zone 2, incumbent J.D. Tolman is running against Jenny Hong. Zone 2 encompasses a large portion of east Blackfoot including Blackfoot High School, Mountain View Middle School and Stoddard Elementary.

A Dunn Deal!

May 9, 2011

THOMAS — The search for a new varsity girls basketball coach has come to a conclusion as the Snake River High School announced the hiring of Rich Dunn to the position.
Dunn, who has been the junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for the past three seasons will take over the helm from Steven Morton who resigned last month.

Carol Ann Baird, 73

May 9, 2011

ARCO — Carol Ann Baird, 73, passed away peacefully at her home in Moore on May 6, 2011.
She was born Dec. 6, 1937, in Moore to Mark K. and Beulah Bever King. Carol Ann spent her childhood in Moore where she received her education, graduating from Butte High School in 1955. She married Arthur Nile Baird in September 1955. She lived variously on both coasts and most of the states in between.

Aaron Pubigee, 40

May 9, 2011

Aaron Pubigee, 40, of Fort Hall passed away Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Portneuf Valley Rehab and Extended Care in Pocatello with his family by his bedside.
Aaron was born June 11, 1970, in Pocatello to Verla Batt Pubigee Farmer of Ross Fork and the late David Leslie Pubigee of Arbon Valley. He was raised in Bannock Creek and Fort Hall in his younger days, and the remaining adult life in Ross Fork. He attended school at American Falls Elementary, in the Blackfoot School District and graduated from Sho-Ban Jr/Sr High School.

Garold Clark Bergesen

May 9, 2011

Blackfoot resident Garold Clark Bergesen died Sunday, May 08, 2011, at his home from apparent heart attack. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.

Wanda Francene Birch Taylor, 91

May 9, 2011

Wanda Francene Birch Taylor, 91, of St. Anthony died May 5, 2011, at the Homestead in Rexburg with all of her children at her side.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 9, at the St. Anthony Stake Center, 247 East 4th North, with Bishop Del Ray Davenport officiating at 11 a.m. with a viewing one hour prior. Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery. Services are under the direction of grandson Troy Dietrich with Hawker Funeral Home.

Irma Vivian Taylor, 84

May 9, 2011

Irma Vivian Taylor, 84, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011, at the Good Samaritan in Boise.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Eva June Vogt Bell, 82

May 9, 2011

Eva June Vogt Bell, 82, of Las Vegas and formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nev.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Carol Ann King Baird, 73

May 9, 2011

Carol Ann King Baird, 73, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011, at her home in Moore. Funeral Services are pending at Anderson Family Funeral Home of Arco.

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