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July 23rd

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!

July 20th

Shelley School Board keeps same officers

July 21, 2012

Members of the Shelley School Board set themselves in order by re-electing the same officers. All were unanimously re-elected by 4-0 vote. Trustee Jamey Higham was excused.
Ken Kearsley will again serve as chairman. Scott Fredrickson was re-elected vice chairman. Loren Lund as treasurer and Vicki Johnson as the clerk.
The meeting date remains the same. An executive session begins at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Hobbs Middle School. A public session follows at 8 p.m.

Customers seek fresh produce at farmer's market

July 21, 2012

Broncos close season with double header split

July 20, 2012

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot American Legion baseball squad closed out their regular season on Friday afternoon as they welcomed the Eastern Division leading Madison Cat's to town for a non conference tilt on the diamond.
At the end of the day, Blackfoot finished with a split as they picked up a 5-3 win in game one and then came up just short in their comeback efforts in game two as they fell 9-7.

Panthers pick up two must wins

July 20, 2012

THOMAS — The Snake River Panther American Legion squad returned to full strength for their regular season ending double dip with Madison on Friday afternoon. Needing a pair of wins for a shot at next weeks district tournament the Panthers got just that as they pulled a sweep with a pair of victories 7-5 and 7-4.
"I'm pretty happy with how it turned out today," Snake River head coach Tom Strickland said. "We told the kids that if they wanted to play next week that they would need to come out focused, play hard and play like they have for most of the year."

MAX KENDALL KING, 91

July 20, 2012

Max Kendall King, 91, passed away on July 17, 2012 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation Center in Orem, Utah, of congestive heart failure.
Born on Sept. 3, 1920, in Aberdeen,, he was the oldest of nine children of Paul Dean and Sabra Norean Kendall King. Max lived most of his life in Aberdeen, leaving home for missions, military, and college. In recent years, he resided with his daughters Marilyn in Murray, then Ruth in Highland, Utah.

July 19th

Pattern horse racing comes to Blackfoot

July 19, 2012

The 47th Annual National Championship O-MOK-SEE is Sunday through Friday at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds.
Admission is free to all events. The public is welcome.
O-Mok-See is the sport of pattern horse racing.
Competitors
The sport of O-Mok-See originates with the Blackfeet Indian Tribe where they described a particular style of riding as "oh-mak-see pass-kan" meaning "riding big dance."
Competitors are divided into age groups. The youngest is ages 7 and under. The oldest is 40 and over and is divided into men and women.

'Charlie Brown' opens tonight

July 19, 2012

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