Archive - Jul 13, 2012
The theory of how to show a pig sounds pretty simple, even fun, right up to the point when a live pig is added to the equation.
4-H kids spent Friday learning about swine, how to take care of them and show them at the first Eastern Idaho Swine Camp at the state fairgrounds. The kids learned how to give shots, how to notch ears, the different breeds of pigs, what to feed them and how to show them.
Presenter Lynsee Shaffer from Albany, Ind., taught four tips about showing swine.
"My first and most important tip is always maintain eye contact with the judge," Shaffer said.
The showmen range in ages from four to 70 and come from all walks of life. The one thing they have in common is a love for tiny horses. All were gathered at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds Friday for the 10th annual Snake River Miniature Horse Club (SRMHC) Show.
Items of note from June 11-21.
COIN FRAUD: June 11, 12:46 p.m.: A caller at the Short Stop said a man came in and traded a roll of dimes for cash. The caller said they just discovered the dimes are actually pennies and said the incident was caught on video.
ROCK VS WINDOW: June 11, 8:44 p.m.: A woman said someone threw a rock through her window.
POOL OF BLOOD: June 11, 10:58 p.m.: A man said his friend is laying in a pool of blood.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Wanda Mae Anderson Hahn, 89, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Wanda was born January 28, 1923 in Moreland, Idaho to Chester Alberto Grimmett and Mae Elizabeth Ellis.Â She lived her entire life in Blackfoot.Â
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â On July 22, 1940, Wanda married Max Wendell Anderson in Blackfoot, Idaho.Â He preceded her in death in 1973.Â She married Alfred Hahn in 1981 in Blackfoot, Idaho.Â He also precedes her in death.
BLACKFOOT â€” Everyone is looking for ways to stretch their dollar in these tough economic times. That is why business woman Heidi Sasser said she and her husband Dev Sasser decided to open 'Yesterday's Bread & More' in Blackfoot.
"We've been looking for a small business opportunity," said Sasser. "We realize people are pinching their pennies these days and we thought opening 'Yesterday's Bread' in Blackfoot would be a good way to help people save money and give back to the community."