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October 8th, 2010

Cougars hold on for big win over Pirates

October 9, 2010

FIRTH — A 6-0 Butte County team invaded Firth on Friday night, looking to complete a perfect regular season and capture a 2A Nuclear Conference Title.
The Cougars were having none of that nonsense on their senior night however as they started fast and then held on late for a 36-60 victory.
"This was a huge win, basically if we can win out we will be conference champs which is what our goal was setting out," Firth head coach Dee Harrison said. "We're getting better. The offensive line did a great job, the defense was awesome it was just a great game."

Panthers steamroll Bears

October 9, 2010

MONTPELIER — C.J. Toulouse passed for 114 yards and two touchdowns as Snake River downed Bear Lake 43-0 in Southeast Idaho Conference football action on Friday. He also rushed for a pair of scores. With the win the Panthers improved to 4-2 overall and 1-0 in league play.
"The kids came out and played like we drew it up," coach Jeff Dalley said of Snake River's defensive play. "There was a lot of good hitting going on."

West Side pulls away late over Aberdeen

October 9, 2010

ABERDEEN - The West Side Pirates made the trek to Aberdeen to take on the Tigers in the conference opener for both teams and turned back the 'Cats' 16-6 on the strength of a pair of touchdown runs by quarter back Dallas Turnbow.
"Our kids proved once again tonight that we can play anyone close," said Tiger coach Cory Hollingsworth. "We just have to find a way to win one of these close games."

Historical home torn down

October 8, 2010

BLACKFOOT — Deconstruction of the house on the corner of S. Shilling Avenue and South Street began Thursday. The house at 523 S. Shilling was destroyed by fire in February.
At the time of the fire, Steve Condon was living in the house with his wife and four teenage children. No one was home at the time of the fire. Janet Chamberlain owns the property.
"Free entertainment in the middle of the afternoon, what could be better?" queried a neighbor.
Another neighbor said, "I've been waiting a month for them to begin this project."

October 7th

Knights out duel Russets

October 8, 2010

IDAHO FALLS — It was a good old fashioned, smash mouth football game at Thunder Stadium on Thursday night as the Shelley Russets looked to remain perfect in High Country Conference play as they visited Hillcrest.
At the end of a very rapid, physical contest the home standing Knights got the best of it on the scoreboard, posting a 29-21 victory over the Russets.

Vigil raises domestic violence awareness

October 7, 2010

BLACKFOOT — The Bingham Crisis Center hosted a candlelight vigil Wednesday night to raise awareness of domestic violence and to recognize those who have been abused or lost their lives to domestic violence. Approximately 40 people were in attendance.
Domestic violence is a problem in Bingham County and throughout the country. As economic stresses have put stress on relationships, the number of domestic violence incidents have increased.
The Crisis Center provided services for 509 primary or secondary victims of domestic violence in 2009, providing shelter for 25 women and 16 children.

October 6th

Panthers and Tigers fight to 1-1 draw

October 7, 2010

THOMAS — Snake River and Aberdeen renewed their rivalry on the soccer pitch on Wednesday evening with a highly entertaining late game under the lights on the football field.
After 80 minutes of non-stop action, the teams left the field in a 1-1 draw but not first without several heart stopping moments.
"I think that we played great," Snake River head coach Trevor Peterson said. "It was just one of those nights in which we were unable to put a shot away."

Lady Panthers hang ten

October 7, 2010

THOMAS – Five of the six Snake River seniors scored on Wednesday evening and the Snake River Lady Panthers sent those seniors out on a high note by blanked the visiting Lady Tigers of Aberdeen 10-0.
"Senior night is always special with lots of tears and lots of emotion," Snake River head coach Randy Turpin said. "This group of seniors are special, they are all good leaders and great examples for the underclassmen on the team and I think that the underclassmen have learned a lot from this group."

Carole Jean Harris Coffman, 74

October 6, 2010

Carole Jean Harris Coffman, 74, of Blackfoot quietly passed away at home on Oct. 2, 2010, surrounded by loved ones after a courageous 11-year battle with cancer.
Carole was born in Pocatello on June 19, 1936, to Lionel James Harris and Tirzah Mary Infanger. She was the oldest of four children.
She attended school in Pocatello and American Falls where she excelled in art classes and was known as the “school artist”.

Joyce Clemens, 59

October 6, 2010

Joyce Clemens, 59 of Firth passed away on Oct. 3, 2010, in Idaho Falls caused by health complications.
She was born May 14, 1951, in Cottonwood, the daughter of Roy Allen and Georgia Allen.
She was raised in Mountain Home and the Nampa area.
She met the love of her life Carl Clemens in January 1968, and the two were married later that year on June 28. Throughout their 42 years of marriage they had four children; Kim, Lisa, Jason and Amanda. They eventually settled in Firth in 2005.

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