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Group remembers victims of domestic violence

October 4, 2012

P&Z ordinance heads to a close

October 4, 2012

Bingham County Commissioners and P&Z Director Allen Jensen worked through the final draft of the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) ordinance Thursday morning.
After legal counsel has reviewed changes made to the ordinance, commissioners have set the next meeting for 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday in their chambers.
Thursday commissioners went through the ordinance using comments and specific concerns expressed by people at the September public hearing.
Commissioners agreed that the county needed an ordinance.

Stone Soup fundraiser scheduled for Tuesday

October 4, 2012

Stone Soup is an ancient myth about how a delicious soup, starting with nothing but a stone, can be made when everyone makes a small contribution of something good to the soup. The myth, and the community spirit of everyone pitching in, lives on in the 9th annual Stone Soup cook-off, a fundraiser to help raise money for Blackfoot's South Eastern Idaho Community Action Agency (SEICCA).

Melvin LaVar Turpin, 91

October 4, 2012

Melvin LaVar Turpin, 91
After two years without the companionship of his loving wife of 68 years he is now reunited with her.  Our loving father and grandfather Melvin LaVar Turpin, 91, of Thomas passed away at his home on Oct. 1, 2012 from natural causes. 
He was born Feb. 13, 1921 in Thomas, the son of Edward Richard and Dora Emma Noack Turpin.
 He attended school at Wilson and then Thomas. 
He married Zola Porter on Jan. 26, 1943, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  They made their home in Thomas.

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