Archive - Oct 17, 2012
Neta Stoddard Nelson went home to be with her loved ones on October 9, 2012. She was born in Shelley on September 17, 1937 to Wilford and Ireta Stoddard. Neta loved to be with family and with coming from a family of 16 it was a good thing. She would regale all with the antics what they did as kids. She was the tenth child of the Stoddard Clan.
Norma Jean Aslett, 77, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2012. Her last earthly hours were spent with her family at her bedside. Norma celebrated the last several months at Silverado Senior Living, Aspen Park Dementia Care Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Norma Jean was born on July 26, 1935 to Arthur William Jones and Phronia Louise (Jones) Baux in Fort Hall, Idaho. Norma spent her early childhood in Fort Hall, Idaho. She also enjoyed spending time with numerous cousins, older brother William and younger sister Charlotte, often times, under the care of her loving Grandma Gay.
SHELLEY â€” The Shelley Russet volleyball squad entered Tuesday nights conference tournament needing nine wins for a district championship. At the end of a very loud, and very dominant evening, they got all nine of those wins in just ten of the possible fifteen games, as they downed Teton 3-0 and then Sugar-Salem 3-0 and 3-1 while punching their ticket to the state tournament with a 3A Mountain Rivers Conference Championship.
BLACKFOOT â€“ Kids in the after school program at Wapello Elementary spent part of their afternoon taking swimming lessons at the Blackfoot Swimming Pool.
With the help of a 21st Century Grant, students at Wapello Elementary, Fort Hall Elementary and Independence High School are able to participate in after school enrichment activities.
FORT HALL â€” The environment, education and mental health funding were three hot topics addressed by 17 local candidates at a voters forum in Fort Hall Monday night. A small group of Fort Hall residents attended the forum which was part of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe's "Rocking the Native Vote" campaign â€” an effort to encourage Native Americans to exercise their voting power.