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Archive - Aug 24, 2012

WWII vets receive Congressional Gold Medals

August 24, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Idaho's Senator Mike Crapo, veterans, families and friends honored Congressional Gold Medal winners Kazuo Endow and Agie Harada at the Blackfoot Senior Citizens Center Friday afternoon.
The two WWII veterans were part of Army 442nd Regiment that was the most decorated and most decimated unit of its size and length of service during the war. The unit served in Italy the last 11 months of WWII.
Every member of the battalion received a Congressional Gold Medal.
Many veterans from the 442nd received their medals in a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 2, 2011.

Police Log

August 24, 2012

Items of note from Aug. 13-19.

Blackfoot Police

STOLEN MEDICATION: Aug. 13, 3:32 p.m.: A woman said her Methedone has been stolen and there were about 40 pills that were taken from her closet.

STOLEN CAMERA: Aug. 13, 4:58 p.m.: A man said a digital camera was taken out from his vehicle on Friday night.

BROKEN WINDOW: Aug. 14, 7:54 a.m.: A man caller said someone has broken the back window in his vehicle.

Broncos nip Knights 1-0 on the pitch

August 24, 2012

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Bronco boys soccer squad turned in another stellar defensive performance on Thursday afternoon as they stifled the visiting Hillcrest Knights with a solid 1-0 non-conference victory.
"You know that Hillcrest is a good team and even though it's no longer conference you can feel it from the kids that this game is a big game because of it," Blackfoot head coach Liam Pope said. "Hillcrest is a big challenge and so this game had some bite to it."

Panther volleyball open season with a victory

August 24, 2012

THOMAS — The two time defending 3A state volleyball champion Snake River Panthers took to the home court for the first time in the 2012 season as they welcomed sixth district rival Sugar-Salem to town for a good old fashioned tussle on the court.
Snake River shook off an uncharacteristically shaky night from the service line as they dispatched with the pesky Diggers in four games 25-23, 23-25, 25-20 and 25-20.

 

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