Archive - Dec 5, 2012
Â Almy Jay Robinson, 76, of Blackfoot went peacefully to his heavenly home, surrounded by family on Sunday, Dec.2, 2012 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
He was born Dec.28, 1935 in Idaho Falls to Wallace Ezra and LaVinda Cramer Robinson.Â He was the youngest of five children.Â He had one brother and three sisters.Â He was raised on a farm and always loved being in the country.
He joined the Air Force on Jan. 31, 1956.Â He served in California, Texas, Okinawa andÂ Newfoundland.Â He was an airplane mechanic.
SHELLEY â€” The Shelley Lady Russets and the Firth Lady Cougars closed out their regular season schedule with each other on Tuesday evening and in the end, a 20-2 run over the third and fourth quarters of play proved to be the difference as the home standing Shelley squad prevailed with the 50-41 victory.
FIRTH â€” The 2012-13 wrestling season got under way on Tuesday night for a pair of Bingham County teams as the Firth Cougars hosted the Shelley Russets, Sugar-Salem Diggers and Marsh Valley Eagles for a double duel on the mats.
Firth wound up winning both ends of their two matches on the evening first with a 51-30 win over Sugar-Salem and then with a 54-30 win over the Russets in the nightcap.
Conversely, Shelley found themselves on the wrong end of both matches first with a 42-30 loss to Marsh Valley and then the loss to Firth in the finale.
The tradition of seeking the perfect 'real' Christmas tree is not lost in this age of high tech, pre-lit, artificial trees. In fact, real Christmas tree vendors, say that "business is good." The reasons consumers have for purchasing a real Christmas tree include upholding family traditions and environmental factors, but most say it's for that "fresh pine smell of Christmas."
A Blackfoot man who was charged as a juvenile in the Blackfoot hazing cases in 2010 has filed a complaint and demand for a jury trial in federal court.
The lawsuit was filed Monday afternoon by "John Doe" in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho against officials of the Blackfoot School District and Bingham County.
As stated in the lawsuit, "Plaintiff John Doe is an adult male individual, â€¦ presently a citizen and resident of a state other than Idaho.