April 11th, 2014
RIVERSIDE â€” Opening the season winners of their first 12 games, the Snake River Lady Panthers have done all of the little things well enough to win ballgames.
Playing solid defense, hitting the ball and getting good pitching have be a constant for the team all season.
They also have not trailed very often this season.
But that normally solid Snake River defense showed some cracks on Friday against District opponent Bear Lake, but the offense made up for the mistakes as an eight-run fifth inning gave the Panthers a 15-5 win over the Bears at Riverside Elementary School.
GOODING â€” Alice Marie Ireton McCurdy Garnand, 97, a resident of Gooding, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Quail Ridge Assisted Living in Pocatello.
Ann (Packham) Merriam, 62, of Moscow passed away on Wednesday April 9, 2014 in Moscow.Â
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday April 11, 2014 at the Joseph Street Stake Center of the LDS church in Moscow, with concluding services to follow at the Moscow Cemetery.Â Viewing is one hour prior in the Relief Society room.
BLACKFOOT â€” It wasn't the prettiest game the Blackfoot Broncos have played all season, it also wasn't the best performance by a pair of umpires either.
But despite some bad calls and the Broncos running themselves out of a few runs, Blackfoot was able to hang on for a 3-2 win over Rigby Thursday at Blackfoot High School.
Books, books and more books! The "Friends of the Blackfoot Public Library" are holding their spring book sale on Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the basement of the Blackfoot Public Library.
The volunteer group "Friends of the Blackfoot Public Library" hold a book sale in the spring and fall to raise money for the library. Thousands of books of all kinds - on nearly every subject imaginable - are donated throughout the year and sold for as low as 25 cents per book. Some of the books are even free.
BLACKFOOT â€” Employee representatives of Blackfoot's Basic American Foods plant and manager Brent Higginson presented a check for $11,500 to the Community Dinner Table on Wednesday.
That donation, and an announcement there's a possibility the organization will soon have a building of its own for storage were the highlights of its recognition dinner.
"You do the right things for the right reasons," Bingham County commissioner Ladd Carter told those assembled.
FIRTH â€” After losing their fist game of the season Tuesday night at Sugar-Salem, the Firth baseball team took to the field again Wednesday to open up Nuclear Conference play.
Their opponent; a West Jefferson team that suited up just nine players and showed up to Firth High School less than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled first pitch time of 4 p.m.
The Cougars showed their visitors not sympathy as the earned a 10-0 six inning win that featured a lot of fireworks including a verbal dispute between Firth head coach Scott Adams and the West Jefferson coaching staff.
April 3, 1943 â€“ April 3, 2014Â
Dale Thomas Sollars, 71, of Forest City, N.C. and formerly of Blackfoot, Idaho, passed away on his birthday, April 3, 2014.
Â Jan. 22, 1935 ~ April 7, 2014
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah - Artie Kaye Van Orden Bowman was the seventh daughter born to Artie Knight Van Orden and Edith Irene Fjelsted Van Orden on Jan, 22, 1935.
Jessie Gene Woodland, 25, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away peacefully Thursday, April 3, 2014 at her motherâ€™s home after a courageous battle with gastric cancer.
Jessie was born Feb. 22, 1989 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Wesley Woodland and Suzette Peterson. She was raised in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 2007. Shortly after high school she attended CSI, graduating with an Associates of Arts in American Sign Language. She planned to pursue her education at Utah Valley University to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies with an Emphasis on Interpreting.