Archive - Jul 9, 2013
SHELLEY â€” As the Shelley Russets enter the final week and a half of the American Legion season the team finds itself playing its' best baseball of the summer.
Coming into the district doubleheader with the Idaho Falls Bees on Tuesday, the Russets have won their last four games and sit near the top of the district standings at 6-8.
Stanâ€™s Restaurant on Main Street in Blackfoot has been a gathering place in Blackfoot since 1951.
So when the longtime, family owned eatery closed its doors rather abruptly last week, the word got out fast, leaving patrons and vendors asking â€śwhy?â€ť
Attempts were made by the Morning News to reach the longtime restaurant owner,Gregory Richardson, for comment on the closure of Stanâ€™s last week.
Family spokesman Tom Richardson (Gregoryâ€™s brother) offered to shed some
insight on the closure and the history of Stanâ€™s.
Ronald D. Aldous, 67 of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013 at his home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1946 in Blackfoot, the son of Charles and Mable Aldous.
He lived his life in Grandview and Blackfoot,. He graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1964.
Ron served in the Air Force from 1965-1969 at various bases in the USA and in Thailand.
He married Kay Shelman and they were later divorced.
He worked for 20th Century after serving in the Air Force, Spudnik for 20 years and drove truck for Eagle Rock Timber. He was one of the best mechanics in Bingham County.
SHELLEY â€” It was a Bingham County battle Monday at Shelley High School as the Shelley and Blackfoot American Legion baseball teams took to the field for their only meeting of the season.
Shelley came into the game having been off for six days, while Blackfoot played in the Jackson Hole Tournament over the Fourth of July weekend before coming home a day early after rain needed the tournament Saturday.