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Blackfoot native becomes first female two star general in Texas National Guard

September 13, 2012

CAMP MABRY, Texas — Brigadier General Joyce Stevens was promoted to the rank of Major General at the Texas Military Forces Museum in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Stevens became the first female two star general in the Texas National Guard. The announcement was made by Adjutant General of Texas, Maj. Gen. John Nichols.
Assuming the dual roles of Commander for the Texas Army National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General in March 2009, Stevens serves as the principal advisor to The Adjutant General for all Army operations.

Emma June Eaton, 59

September 13, 2012

Emma June Eaton, 59, of Moreland passed away at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
She was born July 3, 1953 in Kremmling, Colo., to Daniel Albert Neal and Gertrude Juanita Orr.
She was raised and attended schools in Nevada.
On Nov. 16, 2007, she married Ron Eaton in Blackfoot.
Emma worked as a waitress and bartender in the Burley and Boise areas.  She also raised horses and drove truck.
She enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding horses and watching squirrels.

Fundraisers planned for Hansen family

September 13, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Friends and family of Brent and Emilie Hansen are working together with local Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Clubs to raise funds to support the Hansen family.
Brent was killed in a recent motorcycle accident.
All money raised will go directly to supporting the Hansen family.
The following events are currently scheduled:
A silent auction is currently on online. Over 100 items are up for bid.

 

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