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One play can change a life

November 21, 2013

POCATELLO — During his playing days at Aberdeen High School Trevor Spence was a big fish in a small pond for the 2A Tigers.
As his senior year wound down Spence did not receive a whole lot of attention from college recruiters, but one school showed interest in the linebacker's talents and that was the school from just a 40 minute drive away, Idaho State.
When Spence set his first foot on campus in the fall of 2009 he had no idea how wild of a ride the next five years would be.
Read the full story in Friday's Morning News

Gregory Bryce Carmichael, 61

November 21, 2013

Gregory Bryce Carmichael, 61, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, November 18, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
   He was born November 18, 1952 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Walter Bryce and Martha Katseanes Carmichael.
  Greg graduated from Blackfoot High School.
  On July 11, 1987 he married Terry Esther Spidell in Blackfoot.  He spent his lifetime in Blackfoot and worked for many years for Triple K Farms as a fertilizer spreader and custom hay.
  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and tried golf once.  He enjoyed spending time with the gang at the Colonial Inn.

Kolton Deorr Kimball, 25

November 21, 2013

Kolton Deorr Kimball, 25, of Mackay, Idaho passed away on November 18, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 
Kolton was born on September 29, 1988 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Gary L. and Linda L. Doig Kimball.
He was raised in Mackay and graduated from Mackay High School in 2007.  He enjoyed participating in most activities associated with the FFA.  He played football and was an all area linebacker for the Mackay Miners.  At a young age he competed in various sports, including wrestling and was a state runner up as a freshman. 

Clea E. Going Wilson, 84

November 21, 2013

Clea E. Going Wilson, 84, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born March 4, 1929 in Downey, the daughter of John and Sarah Burrup Waddoups.
She attended grade school in Downey and graduated from Moreland High School. She has lived in Idaho most of her life, in the Riverside area and lived a few years in Salt Lake City, Utah.  While living in Salt Lake City, she was a caregiver for Governor Norm Bangerter’s mother.

Lady Panthers grind out a victory

November 21, 2013

THOMAS — Snake River scored just one basket in the fourth quarter Wednesday night against South Fremont, the good thing for Lady Panthers fans was it was a big one.

Blackfoot teacher receives 'Best Foot Forward' award

November 21, 2013

Sometimes it takes a little subterfuge to get an award-winner to an appointed place.
"If you knew the back story of what my best friend did to me to get me here…," Blackfoot High government teacher Holly Kartchner said when she accepted the "Best Foot Forward" award at the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce President's Dinner on Wednesday.
Gordon Wankier of the Prospectors Club presented the award, given annually to a person in the community who has made a significant contribution to the community.
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