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November 22nd

Russets looking to repeat as champs

November 22, 2013

SHELLEY — 3-0.
That is the record the Shelley Russets have against the Fruitland Grizzlies in their last three meeting in the 3A state championship game.
Today in Holt Arena the two teams will meet for the fourth time since 2007 with the Russets looking to make it four straight over the Grizzlies.

Studio has tradition of excellence

November 22, 2013

BLACKFOOT—Dance instructor and owner of Blackfoot's Downtown Dance Studio (DDS) Amy Mow has made a huge impact on the lives of hundreds of girls throughout the 10 years that she has been in business.
Mow was born and raised in the Blackfoot area and is a graduate of both Blackfoot High School and BYU-Idaho. She is married to Michael Mow and together they have four children: Ethan (10), Noah (8), Bella (6), and Libby-Lu (3).
Marva-Lu Kesler, who ran the Blackfoot Stars, was Mow's only dance teacher of 12 years.

MARY ARLENE IRETON RADFORD WIXOM, 99

November 22, 2013

Mary Arlene Ireton Radford Wixom, 99, formerly of Blackfoot,  passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Bend, Ore.  She will be remembered as being thoughtful and liked helping others.  She loved her family and friends. 
Arlene was born July 21, 1914 in Carlton, Kansas which is a short distance from Salina, Kansas.
She is the daughter of Elmer G. Ireton and Myrtie Baxter Ireton.  The family moved to Blackfoot and the Groveland area when she was about six years old, along with sisters, Alice and Margie.  She graduated from Blackfoot High School, also taking courses from Utah State University.

Clea E. Going Wilson, 84

November 22, 2013

Clea E. Going Wilson, 84, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born March 4, 1929 in Downey, Idaho 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 Bangerter’s mother.

November 21st

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.

November 20th

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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