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October 15th, 2014

Robert Claude Brower, 69

October 15, 2014

The Honorable Robert Claude Brower died Sunday, October 12 at the University of Utah Medical Center from cancer. Brower was best known as Magistrate of the Seventh District Court of Idaho, serving in Bingham County from 1975 to 1996.

October 14th

Scouting for Food Drive Saturday

October 15, 2014

BLACKFOOT — The annual "Scouting of Food" drive begins this week. Scouts with the Grand Teton Council of the Boy Scouts of America have distributed door hangers to local residences.
Starting at 9 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 18, Scouts will go door-to-door collecting the canned goods and non-perishables for donation to local food banks to help feed the area's hungry.
Citizens are asked to put their donations of food on their doorsteps.

Lady Broncos battle to straight set senior night win over Pocatello

October 15, 2014

BLACKFOOT — With the 4A District 5/6 volleyball tournament being played on their home floor next week, the Blackfoot Lady Broncos were looking to close out the regular season with a big conference win over a scrappy Pocatello team that was looking to ruin senior night.
After one set the Bronco faithful were excited as the team cruised to a 25-14 win.
But it was the second set that showed just how far the Broncos have come this season.

Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurst

October 14, 2014

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.
Larry Schubert and his team from Schubert's Packing Co. in Millstadt used about 120 pounds of meat to make the brat, which volunteers grilled Sunday, the final day of the city's bicentennial celebration, the Belleville News-Democrat reported.
A few days earlier, a saloon hosted a half-size practice run for grilling the mega-bratwurst.

October 13th

CDT gets $25,000

October 14, 2014

BLACKFOOT — There was a festive feeling in the air on Monday afternoon as Community Dinner Table (CDT) volunteers, community leaders and Bingham County residents gathered at what will soon be a new permanent food pantry inside the old Kirkham’s Auto Parts warehouse (245 W. Sexton) in Blackfoot.
Tours were given of the “work on progress” as CDT board members were officially presented with a check for $25,000 from ALSCO officials. The CDT is made up of over 20 faith based group with a mission of helping to feed those who are hungry throughout Bingham County.

Senior profile: Josey Carter

October 13, 2014

THOMAS – Walking into the gym at Snake River High School on senior night for the Lady Panthers volleyball team last Thursday there was one lone name spelled out on the gym wall.
Under the painted Panther on the wall in black letters was the name Josey and the number 19.
In pregame warms Snake River senior Josey Carter came out in a grey t-shirt with a wolf on it to signify Carter being the lone wolf of the senior class for the Panthers as they look to repeat as 3A state volleyball champions.

Norris Daniel Randolph, 62

October 13, 2014

Norris Daniel Randolph, 62, of Blackfoot, Idaho, passed away peacefully at his home on October 10, 2014.
Norris was born on December 13, 1951, in Anoka, Minnesota, to Robert Randolph and Ethel Tedman Randolph. At an early age, Norris left home and traveled to California where he enlisted in the United States Navy. Following his service, Norris moved to Idaho where he graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

October 12th

Train problem to be studied

October 12, 2014

BLACKFOOT — Even though the City of Blackfoot was denied the $1 million Tiger Grant to pay for a feasibility study on building an overpass (or underpass) over the train tracks, city leaders will move forward with another plan in its ongoing effort to help remedy the "train problem" in the city.

Wanted man arrested at Frisbee tourney

October 12, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon.
KVAL-TV says police in Eugene, Oregon, arrested Jahson Marryshow around 5 p.m. last Sunday.
The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there. Marryshow is also accused of stealing a car and setting a barn on fire as a diversion.

October 10th

Offense powers Broncos to senior night win over Preston 40-21

October 11, 2014

BLACKFOOT — As the clock wound down in the fourth quarter the Blackfoot High School student section began chanting "seniors, seniors, seniors."
And with good reason the 24 seniors who were celebrating their final regular season home game Friday night left their mark on the visiting Preston Indians as the group of Damon Bodkin, Andrew Hatch and Si Hoskins combined for four touchdowns as the Broncos cruised to a 40-21 win at Blackfoot High School Friday night.

 

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