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April 22nd, 2012

Sargent claims Aberdeen Distinguished Young Women title

April 22, 2012

Lauren Sargent was named Aberdeen’s 2013 Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) on Saturday. She had some stiff competition.
The Aberdeen Middle School auditorium was comfortably full as friends and family cheered on the young ladies.
The theme this year was Journey to Fearless.
The selection process for DYW is based on five categories:
Interview (25 percent). Fitness (15 percent), Talent (25 percent), Self-expression (15 percent) and Scholastics (20 percent).
Each participant stated what she has discovered on her life’s journey for the self-expression part of the contest.

April 21st

Fourth disrict rodeo thrills crowd

April 21, 2012

POCATELLO — The fourth district high school rodeo wrapped up their Pocatello swing through the 2012 season on Saturday morning as the district took to the Bannock County Fairgrounds indoor arena for the final time.
Beginning with a rousing tribute to the districts seniors and with a clear sunny day, even if it was outside the arena doors, the districts best turned in fine rides and fast times all day long.

April 20th

Charter school students participate in STEM Fair

April 20, 2012

The gymnasium at the Idaho Science and Technology Center Charter School was filled with information, science projects and trinkets from other countries. Children sat amongst their projects anxiously waiting for the judges to come and ask them questions.

Blackfoot High students go one-two in automotive competition

April 20, 2012

Blackfoot High School automotive students placed one-two in the State Skills USA competition last week in Boise.
James Montgomery earned gold; Josh Spiegel took silver. Both are seniors at BHS.
Because of his gold medal finish, Montgomery qualified to compete in the National Skills USA competition June 23-27 in Kansas City, Mo.
Out of 100 competitors, Montgomery was one of seven who succeeded in starting the engine of the car on which he was working.
Spiegel was about five seconds away from turning over his car's engine.

Blake L. Bales, 64

April 20, 2012

Blake L. Bales, 64, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Boise.
Blake was born Nov. 14, 1947 to Gayle and Lynn Bales of Blackfoot.
Blake was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bradley.
He is survived by four sisters and four brothers. Blair Bales (Chehalis, Wash.); Kelly Bales (Albion); Jocelyn (Vic) Adams (Pocatello); Julie (Carl) Wright (Swan Valley); Kathleen (Laurie) Williams (Swan Valley); Cherie Packham (Blackfoot); Kevin (Julie) Bales (Richmond, Utah); and Steven (Anita) Bales (Blackfoot).

April 19th

Osborne pitches Blackfoot past Madison, 5-0

April 20, 2012

MORNING NEWS
REXBURG — Russell Osborne struck out five and scattered six hits to pace Blackfoot to a 5-0 High Country Conference win over Madison in baseball action on Thursday.
Cole Manzanares led the Broncos (8-7, 2-3) with three runs batted in. Zach Later was 3-for-4 to lead the Broncos offensively. Osborne had two solid hits as Blackfoot recorded nine hits.
"This was Russell's second complete game in a row," said coach Jeff Dahle. "He's really getting strong and stronger as season goes on.

Aberdeen Distinguished Young Women event is Saturday

April 20, 2012

Aberdeen's Distinguished Young Women contest will be held in the Aberdeen Middle School auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday. Seven young women will vying for title of 2013 Distinguished Young Woman.
Zoe Moriah Pratt, daughter of Natalie and Christopher Pratt, hopes to attend BYU. She is a member of the Aberdeen High concert, jazz and pep band. Zoe will be playing Sonata in D Major by G.F. Handel on the trumpet.

Captain Supertooth promotes super clean teeth

April 20, 2012

Captain Supertooth, defender of oral health and arch-nemesis of bacteria and cavities, came to Southeast Idaho promoting good oral hygiene on Thursday.
Armed with a giant toothbrush, a mouthy puppet and knowledge, the giant molar taught first and second graders from Stalker Elementary proper brushing techniques, flossing, the importance of regular dental exams and staying away from sugar. He made a stop at Lillian Vallely School later in the day.
At Stalker volunteers from the classes represented teeth with food, bacteria and plaque on them.

Lee Meldrum Harding, 78

April 19, 2012

Lee Meldrum Harding passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Lee was born Jan. 2, 1934 in Provo, Utah.  He was the eighth child born to Myrtle Meldrum Haring and Milton James Harding.  He grew up in Provo, Utah. 

Distinguished Dudes of BHS

April 19, 2012

BLACKFOOT-
Twelve manly contestants strutted their stuff at the Blackfoot High School Distinguished Dudes competition Wednesday night. 12 young men performing talents ranging from piano, singing and tutu wearing stunned the audience leaving many members speechless.

 

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