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April 14th, 2015

Man's richochet off armadillo injures mother-in-law

April 15, 2015

LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a south Georgia man shot an armadillo, but ended up accidentally wounding his mother-in-law when the bullet ricocheted off the mammal known for its hard shell.
Lee County Sheriff's deputies tell WALB-TV ( that 54-year-old Larry McElroy fired his 9 mm pistol at the armadillo Sunday night.
Deputies say the bullet killed the armadillo, but bounced off the animal, hit a fence, traveled through the back door of the mother-in-law's mobile home and the recliner in which she was sitting, striking her in the back.

April 13th

Photo of the Week

April 14, 2015

Morning News – Leslie Mielke
Approaching the finish line at the Wapello Color Craze, competitors were greeted with a handful of colorful powder that was thrown in their direction.

Alice Tan Ridley to perform at BPAC

April 13, 2015

The last concert of the 2014-2015 Blackfoot Performing Arts Center's concert season will be held this Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 pm when Alice Tan Ridley takes the stage. Ridley boldly made herself known to the world when her phenomenal rendition of the Etta James classic, "At Last", wowed the judges on the hit television show "America's Got Talent." She not only blew away the audience but she caused the entire nation to take notice.

Proper nutrition and weight loss class

April 13, 2015

Proper nutrition and weight loss class will be led by Dr. Johnson of Bingham Chiropractic Wednesday, April 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Bingham Memorial Hospital in the Staley conference room. For more information call 785-3820.

10 things to know for Monday

April 13, 2015

Associated PRess

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


The former secretary of state spent nearly two years tiptoeing around a decision that much of the political world assumed was a done deal.


Now that one of his white officers is charged with murder of an unarmed black man, the police chief is trying to mend a rift between the force he oversees and the community they serve.

April 11th

Mastering the simple vinaigrette to deliver maximum flavor 

April 11, 2015

cooking skills. With AP Photos.
Mastering the simple vinaigrette to deliver maximum flavor
SARA MOULTON, Associated Press

Most people reach for prepared salad dressings because on busy weeknights they just can't handle the thought of whipping up yet something else. Because after cooking a main course and some sides and tossing together a salad, who has the time and energy to make a dressing?

April 10th

Gender Revolution March

April 10, 2015

BLACKFOOT—Blackfoot High School students wrapped up their Gender Revolution Friday afternoon, with a Gender Equality March. Thirty five students marched from Blackfoot High School to Jensen's Grove with their banners and posters in hand for fellowship and pizza. Students showed enthusiasm for their message "Love No Matter What."

April 9th

Bridge closed on Friday

April 9, 2015

BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot's truss bridge that crosses the Snake River on Bridge Street will be closed today. JUB engineering will be doing a 24-month fracture critical inspection for the Idaho Department of Transportation. This will require an up close inspection of every major part of the bridge that carries net tension.

Beat The Odds fundraiser for Rigin James Page

April 9, 2015

A fundraiser for Rigin James Page will take place Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11. Friday there will be a meet and greet at the Bannock County Fairgrounds indoor arena at 6 p.m.. Admission is free. Saturdays events will begin at 11:30. The live auction, saddle raffle and silent auction will run throughout the day on Saturday.

April 8th

AKI Gallery welcomes Simply Arlie

April 8, 2015

The AKI Gallery is honored to welcome April's Artist, Simply Arlie and her Exhibit "Within Frame"! She is an Amazing Photographer from Maryland whom we are very lucky to be exhibiting. The Exhibit will begin April 8th with a Reception and Workshop from 7-9pm. The Reception and Workshop are free to the public so please come and enjoy a wonderful evening with Simply Arlie!

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