May 4th, 2015
LONDON (AP) â€” It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess, a choice seen as a tribute to both Prince William's parents and grandmother, the queen, as well as a link to Kate's family.
The princess, the second child of William and Kate, will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal officials said.
Monday, May 4
â€˘ Stalker Family Art Night in the Stalker Elementary Library from 4-6 p.m. Disney artist, Walter Park will speak to the kids about art and illustrations. Park draws and illustrates for Disneyâ€™s videos. He will show a power point with clips of a new video by Disney, and he will have a drawing of one of his characters that the kids can color. Tonight is also the â€śbuy one get one freeâ€ť book sale at the Stalker Elementary Library.
Tuesday, May 5
HAYDEN (AP) â€” Thomas Tedder's wife kicked him out of the kitchen five years ago for dabbling in making gun holsters so he went instead to his dilapidated shed.
"I'd get $100 worth of scrap leather and plastic and just go at it," Tedder said. "I enjoy making things, so I made a few for friends and sold some here and there."
Tedder, a computer programmer in Fort Smith, Arkansas, at the time, was onto something that led him to starting Tedder Industries.
BLACKFOOT â€” A 2 1/2-year-old boy was found drowned in the Snake River about one-half mile from his home.
The boy, Earnest Garcia, lived at 429 West Highway 39.
The Blackfoot Sheriff's Office was called in about 5:02 p.m. on Friday, May 1.
Sheriff officers, Bingham County Search and Rescue, life flight, an ultra-light plane, a drone, two regular places, three rescue dogs and 50 volunteers participated in this search.
The child was found deceased in the river about 10 a.m. on Saturday.
By AARTI SEQUEIRA
My 16-month-old daughter has started identifying her favorite fruit, joyfully crying "ba-TA-ta!" as soon as she spies the cheery yellow fruit in our produce basket. She repeats its name in the hopes that I'll work my mummy magic on the banana, snap the peel open and reveal that sweet, creamy goodness within.
And so, when she spied the much larger lime green banana-looking plantains sitting on the counter this week, she couldn't understand why I wasn't breaking one open for her.
RIVERSIDE â€” The Snake River Lady Panthers advanced to the 3A District 5 title game with a 2-0 win over Marsh Valley on Friday. For more ont he game pick up Saturday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
AKI Gallery will host an artistâ€™s reception Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at 41 N. Broadway in Blackfoot. The public is welcome to stop by to visit with Ms. Bekki Mangum. Her work will remain on display at AKI Gallery through the month of May.
In just two short weeks, Reveille VIII, the beloved Texas A&M mascot, will retire to the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Scienceâ€™s Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center, where she will continue to be cared for and pampered by its doting students, staff, and faculty.
Reveille VIII, who has charmed thousands of Aggies and many others during her reign of seven years, is set to retire to the Stevenson Center on May 9, when Reveille IX will officially assume her new duties. Â
BLACKFOOT â€” The Blackfoot golf team finished second in the 4A Regional Tournament on Thursday at the Blackfoot Golf Course. For more on the event pick up Friday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.