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Velda Mae Blackburn, 88

December 4, 2012

Velda Mae Blackburn, 88, of Springfield passed away Dec. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Velda was born May 7, 1924 in Moreland to Harrison McKnight and Myrtle Parker.  She lived her lifetime in Bingham County, graduating from Moreland High School. 
On Dec. 23, 1942 Velda married Quinton Blackburn in Blackfoot.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  Together they had seven sons, Terrell, Brent, Kevin, Varon, Chad, Parker and Joel.

Soloists to be featured in Snake River Orchestra concert

December 4, 2012

The Snake River Community Orchestra will present its annual Christmas Concert on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Snake River High School auditorium.
The concert will spotlight three soloists as they perform concertos by Vivaldi, Haydn and Mozart. Saint-Saens's "Dance Bacchanale" from Samson and Dalila, and well-loved Christmas music will complete the evening program. The support and dedication to the orchestra are appreciated. Arlene Osborn printed fliers and programs for the orchestra's season performances.

Three file suit in hazing case

December 4, 2012

Three Blackfoot men have filed a lawsuit against Blackfoot School District 55, the County of Bingham, the City of Blackfoot, Scott Andrew, Randy Smith, Paul Newbold, Kurt Asmus, David Moore and agents, officers and employees of the above entities. The suit was filed at 4:55 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30.

Tree lighting begins festive week at Bingham County Historical Museum

December 4, 2012

Morning News-Lisa Lete
Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree, your branches green delight us. Marty Ellis, incoming president of the Bingham Historical Society, leads the community in singing the classic Christmas carol after county commissioner Whitney Manwaring lit the beautifully decorated tree at a public ceremony inside the museum Monday night. The tree lighting was the first of the festive events as part of a week-long 'holiday open house' at the museum at 190 N. Shilling St. A cookie and 'holiday treat' sale will take place from 4-8 p.m. at the museum today.

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