Archive - Jul 19, 2011
Gwen Fisher, 59, of Fort Hall passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011, at the Southwest
Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Boise.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
Sindy Higley, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away July 16, 2011, at her home in Kuna after a five-year battle with cancer. Sindy was the wife of Scott Higley, also formerly of Blackfoot.
Funeral services will be held July 19 at 11 a.m. in the Kuna 3rd Ward building on Deer Flat Road in Kuna. The family will meet with friends at 10 a.m. before the services. A burial service will be on Wednesday, July 20, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Pocatello at 11:30 a.m.
Chester Wahlen, 90, of Aberdeen passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, at his home.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2011, at the Lakeview LDS Chapel in Springfield.Â Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2011, and from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday prior to services at the church.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.Â Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq â€“ Spc. Crystal Gregan, a driver and gunner assigned to Golf Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and a native of Blackfoot does not mince words regarding why she is stationed at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
â€śThis deployment is my patriotic duty. Iâ€™ve always been proud of my country,â€ť Gregan said.
BLACKFOOT â€“ Kim Tweedy loves his job. He is the owner of Tweedyâ€™s Music, 335 W. Judicial St. in Blackfoot. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday.
â€śIâ€™ve got the best job in town and you can put that in the newspaper,â€ť he said.
Tweedyâ€™s Music has been open 12 years this August. Itâ€™s a full-line music store with instruments, sheet music, a full repair bench and band rentals, Tweedy said.
â€śI really cherish my customers,â€ť he said. â€śI canâ€™t say enough good about my customers.â€ť