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April 29th, 2011

Donald Cannon, 69

April 29, 2011

Donald Cannon, 69, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Bingham Skilled Nursing and Rehab.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Joe Trent Caldwell, 30

April 29, 2011

Joe Trent Caldwell, 30, of Pingree, died April 25, 2011, as a result of complications due to asthma. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot. The family will meet with friends and family from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at the funeral home and again for one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.

Fred Keith Merrell, 89

April 29, 2011

Fred Keith Merrell, 89, of Neosho, Mo. and formerly of Blackfoot, passed away, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Medicalodge Nursing Home in Neosho, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, 2011, at the Blackfoot LDS Stake Center. The family will meet with friends and family from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot and again for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery.

Robert Marion Kerr Jr., 97

April 29, 2011

Robert Marion Kerr Jr., 97, of Mapleton, Utah, and, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home from causes incident to age.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

April 28th

Snake River students compete in shoe design contest

April 29, 2011

THOMAS — Your vote is needed.
Snake River High School students need your vote to continue in the Vans Shoes sneaker customization contest.
Art students in Jason Coles' advanced placement class designed four pairs of shoes using four different themes—art, music, street fashion and active sports.
The Snake River entry is a finalist in the Northwest Region, having been named one of the top 10 entries in this region.
The nation is divided into five regions. The top vote-getter in each region will travel to New York City.

Cindy Rella opens at Nuart

April 29, 2011

BLACKFOOT — The Blackfoot Community Players open their new production, "Cindy Rella," tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Nuart Theatre.
The show will run tonight, Saturday, Monday and May 10, 11, and 13. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $5 opening night and $7 all other nights.
"Cindy Rella" is a fractured fairytale based on the classic Cinderella story. The plot follows Cindy Rella, played by Haley Krehbiel, and her two sisters Sparkle and Sugar, played by Rachel McPhie and Maren Brower. All three are still in high school and showcase the upcoming talent of the Community Players.

Shelley trustees make tentative budget decisions

April 29, 2011

SHELLEY – Shelley school board trustees met Thursday evening to discuss the budget for the 2011-2012 school year (Fiscal Year 2012).
The anticipated shortfall for that year is approximately $600,000, said Superintendent Bryan Jolley.
So it comes down to three choices — staff reductions, more students in each classroom or cutting salaries, said trustee Loren Lund.
At the conclusion of the two-hour meeting, trustees sort of nibbled around the corners.
To meet the anticipated $600,000 shortfall, these are their decisions:

Fort Hall residents express concerns to school board

April 29, 2011

FORT HALL — The Blackfoot School Board of Trustees held their annual meeting at Fort Hall Thursday night and received input from that community's residents about district education programs.
Four individuals provided comment, all pertaining to the importance of teaching native languages in schools throughout the school district.

Strange day on the Shelley diamond

April 29, 2011

SHELLEY — It was a strange day on the Shelley baseball diamond as the Russets welcomed Blackfoot to town for a conference tilt between the two schools. After battling through wind, rain, ten fielding errors and a thirteen walks the game was called in the top of the sixth inning when Shelley was unable to field a full squad after losing a player, leading to a 14-12 Blackfoot win.

Harry Clifford Larson, 89

April 28, 2011

Harry Clifford Larson, 89, of Blackfoot passed away April 26, 2011, at Blackfoot Gables Assisted Living with family by his side.
He was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Tekamah, Neb., to Peter Gilbert and Olga Nelson Larson. He grew up on a farm near Craig, Neb., where he graduated from Oakland High School. He entered the Army Air Corps in October 1942 and served his country as part of the 370 Air Service Squadron during World War II, stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines. He received an honorable discharge in January 1946.                  

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