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BLACKFOOT â€”Â A two-vehicle crash on US 26 at milepost 297 near Blackfoot sent one man to the hospital Thursday morning.
According to the Idaho State Police report, James Miller, 52, of Herriman, Utah, was driving west on US 26 in a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 pickup. Mark Bynum, 52, of Blackfoot, was attempting a left hand turn out of a residence onto US 26. Bynum was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500.
Bynum did not yield to Miller's vehicle and was struck on the driver's side. Miller was driving a service pickup from Culligan.
BLACKFOOT â€” Blackfoot school board members received no visible flak from the public at a brief meeting Thursday night where they unanimously moved to proceed with a $1.975 million "maintenance and operation" supplemental levy election on March 12.
The levy, which was originally formed in 2007 to help supplement teachers salaries and invest in technology and facilities for the students, is up for renewal every two years.
Trustees of Blackfoot School District 55 are conducting a board meeting tonight at 6 p.m. to discuss the supplemental levy election.
The meeting will be conducted by interim superintendent Chad Struhs and will be held at the district office, 270 E. Bridge St., in Blackfoot.
Blackfoot's first baby of the year couldn't wait to get here. Baby Naomi Baye Rowbury was born six weeks early to become the first baby of 2013 born at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Naomi was born at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
She weighed five pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches long. She has light brown hair.
Naomi is the first child of her parents, Jack and Loretta Rowbury, and the first grandchild of her paternal grandparents, Miriam and Paul Rowbury.
She is grandchild number five on her mother's side. Both of her mother's parents, Ron and Rhonda Birt, are deceased.
Former probation officer Daniel Darwin Orders, age 32, was sentenced to two years fixed and eight years indeterminate in the Idaho Department of Correction Wednesday morning for two counts of lewd conduct with a child under 16 and one count of rape of a female under 16.
Orders was sentenced Wednesday morning by Judge David Nye.
As part of his sentence, Orders must register as a sex offender. Both sentences will be served concurrently.
On Oct. 19, Orders pleaded guilty to these charges.
Quilts are needed for display at the 14th annual Quilt Spectacular scheduled at the North Bingham County District Library, 197 W. Locust St in Shelley.
This quilt show will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Shelley facility.
Quilts are on display all around the library, plus free quilting classes are offered both days of the Quilt Spectacular. Â
Call library personnel at (208) 357-7801 to tell them how many quilts you will bring.
Quilts will be displayed throughout the show.