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Remembering our pioneer heritage

July 23, 2012

Pioneer Day is the celebration of the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints coming to the Salt Lake Valley July 24, 1847. That was the day the first group of saints crested the mountain and saw their first glimpse of the valley. Since that time Latter-day Saints throughout the West have celebrated the occasion by remembering their ancestors and the trials they faced while crossing the dusty plains and rocky mountains.

National pattern racers competing in Blackfoot

July 23, 2012

Police Log

July 23, 2012

Items of note from July 13-18.

Blackfoot Police

MARKED CARS: July 13, 2:39 a.m.: A caller said someone is writing on vehicles in the parking lot at the Briarwood Apartments. They said every back windshield has a circle with an arrow pointing up.

GAS THEFT: July 13, 2:50 p.m.: A caller at Maverik said a vehicle left without paying for $92.52 in gas.

SEX OFFENSE: July 13, 5:57 p.m.: A caller said a male and female are making out on the grass and asked for an officer to respond because they are beginning to take their clothes off. An arrest was made.

Betty Idona Wadsworth

July 23, 2012

Our dear mother, grandmother, and friend passed away peacefully at her home, where she loved to be, on Friday, July 20, 2012.  She was 89 years young.
Betty Idona Wadsworth was born April 24,1923, to Fonda Idona Pierce and Roy Elliot of Princeville, Ore.

LOLA MAE SUMMERS, 76

July 23, 2012

Lola Mae Summers, 76, of Blackfoot, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012, at her home in Blackfoot following extended illness, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. 
Lola was born on June 8, 1936 in Firth to Evan Lyon and Evelyn Iris Scheiss Mecham.  She was raised in the Blackfoot area, attending Blackfoot schools and graduating from Blackfoot High School.  She also attended classes at ISU in her later years.
On July 12, 1954, Lola married Boyd Summers in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.  They were later divorced.  She raised four daughters and made her home in the Blackfoot area.

CHARLENE ANN ARMEY MANWARING, 72

July 23, 2012

Charlene Ann Armey Manwaring, 72, of Blackfoot passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah, as the result of an aneurism.
She was born on March 18, 1940, to Rex Carlile Armey and Laura Elda Olsen Armey in Silverlake, Ind.
She graduated from school in May 1958.  In the 1970's she graduated from cosmetology school and began her own beauty shop in Aberdeen Md.  Charlene worked hard her whole life and only had one speed, fast and furious.  If you couldn’t keep up, get out of her way!

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