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November 6th, 2011

Veteran an eyewitness to history

November 7, 2011

BLACKFOOT — As a member of the United Nations Military Armistice Commission, Monroe (Monte) Beach of Blackfoot was an eyewitness to history on July 27, 1953.
That was the day the fighting in the Korean War officially ended when Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison of the United States and his counterparts in the North Korean army and Chinese volunteers signed 18 tri-language documents at Panmunjom.
While that sight is stored in his memory banks, another more important one is stored there, too.

Baldwin's mother won't attend killer's execution

November 6, 2011

POCATELLO – Verna Anderson sits in the living room chair, rocking her granddaughter Olivia and quietly wiping tears as she talks about her beautiful, funny daughter Stacy Baldwin. Baldwin was just 21 years old and starting the life she wanted when Paul Ezra Rhoades abducted and killed her in 1987.

November 4th

Cougars swat Hornets 18-15

November 5, 2011

DECLO — Mitch Orme caught three footballs in the fourth quarter of Firths quarterfinal game on Friday evening at Declo, two of which were in the endzone as the Cougars upset the Hornets, despite the home field advantage and advanced to next weeks semi-finals with a 18-15 victory.
"Are you kidding me? We started 0-4 to begin the season and now we are in the state semi-finals," Firth head coach Keith Drake said. "Everyone has improved across the board and we are getting contributions from everyone."

Nuart gets a facelift

November 4, 2011

The Morning News—Melanie Moore
Rhonda Wixom paints the exterior of the Nuart Theater in Blackfoot Friday. Wixom has been working for the past several months to paint and restore the theater. It is part of a restoration and improvement project that included painting, purchasing the new new sign, new microphones and new marquee lettering. The Blackfoot Urban Renewal Agency provided funding for the project.

Jolley faces Jolley for cemetery board

November 4, 2011

FIRTH — The Goshen-Basalt-Firth cemetery district is having an election. Cemetery board incumbent Scott Jolley is facing Judith Jolley.
Each cemetery maintenance commissioner serves a four-year term.
Scott Jolley
What Scott Jolley likes best about serving on the cemetery board is seeing the improvements in the cemeteries. Jolley has served as a cemetery maintenance commissioner for 14 years
"At the Goshen Cemetery, we've put in a pumphouse, sprinkler system and trees," Jolley said.

Four new members elected to Chamber board

November 4, 2011

BLACKFOOT — Four new board members were elected to the Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce this week.
The new members are Vern Murray of Vern's Radio
Shack of Blackfoot, Kathy Tauscher of Kathy & Company, Michelle Reay of First American Title and Davin Garlick of VanOrden, Lund and Cannon PLLC.
Their terms start Jan. 1.
"I love Blackfoot," said Murray. "I love being a part of Blackfoot.
"There's lots of potential here; lots of fun and growth," he said.
Murray is a past Chamber president in Pocatello.

Broncos advance

November 4, 2011

Skyview rallied in the second half but Blackfoot holds on for a 35-25 win to advance in the 4A state playoffs.

Firth also moves on by beating Declo 18-15..

In other action:

Pocatello 21, Preston 0 in the first
Capital 51, Skyline 12 in the 4th
Coeur d'Alene 14, Mountain View 7 half
Lakeland 25, Middleton 7 in the 3rd
Oakley 42, Rimrock 30 in the 4th
Eagle 58, Lake City 7 Final
New Plymouth 43, Nampa Christian 20 Final
Hillcrest 53, Columbia 14 Final
Highland 35, Meridian 25 Final
Marsh Valley 68, Kimberly 37 Final

Skyview back in it

November 4, 2011

Skyview has pulled to within 26-12 in the third quarter.

Firth beats Declo 18-15.

In other action:

Hillcrest 38, Columbia 6 at the half
Capital 48, Skyline 6 in the 3rd
Mountain View 7, Coeur d'Alene 0, in the 1st
Rimrock 30, Oakley 28 at the half
Eagle 52, Lake City 7 in the 3rd
New Plymouth 22, Nampa Christian 20 in the 4th
Highland 35, Meridian 25 Final
Marsh Valley 68, Kimberly 37 Final

Firth takes down Declo

November 4, 2011

Firth comes back in the fourth quarter to beat Declo and advance in the 2A state playoffs.

Blackfoot leads Skyview 26-0 in the third quarter.

In other action:

Hillcrest 30, Columbia 6 in the 2nd
Eagle 31, Lake City 0 in the 2nd
Nampa Christian 13, New Plymouth 0 in the 2nd
Highland 35, Meridian 26 Final
Marsh Valley 68, Kimberly 37 Final

Blackfoot up big at the half

November 4, 2011

Blackfoot dominates the first half and takes a 26-0 lead over Skyview at the break.
Firth is trailing 15-12 at Declo after the third quarter.

In other action:

Hillcrest 30, Columbia 6 in the 2nd
Eagle 31, Lake City 0 in the 2nd
Highland 35, Meridian 18 in the 4th
Marsh Valley 68, Kimberly 37 Final

 

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