Archive - Apr 2013
Local nonprofit organizations participating in "Idaho Gives" on Thursday are gearing up for what they hope will be unprecedented day of giving in Bingham County.
The statewide 24-hour fundraising blitz will begin at midnight on Thursday and will end at 11:59 p.m.
IONA â The Blackfoot Lady Broncos wrapped up the regular season High Country Conference Championship with a double header sweep of Bonneville on Tuesday evening. Braving the cold, wind and snow, the Blackfoot bats were unfazed as they pounded out 29 hits during the double dip winning 14-2 in game one and then 13-2 in the nightcap.
"It seems like the more games that we play the stronger these girls are getting," Blackfoot head coach Matt Chavez said. "I feel like we are peaking at just the right time."
Items of note from April 3-7
Bingham County Sheriff
HUNGRY PIGS: April 3, 9:38 a.m.: A woman said two pot-belly pigs keep eating her dogs food.
FRAUD II: April 3, 12:21 p.m.: A woman said she received a phone call from someone who requested her to send them a $1100 money order for them to release her prize. She said she did send them a money order that she got from Walmart.
FRAUD: April 3, 1:10 p.m.: A caller reported sending $1100 to Nicaragua for a lottery scam.
THEFT: April 3, 1:34 p.m.: A man reported four tree stands and some other items stolen.
Ron Lee Taylor, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 27, 2013.Â
Ron was born in Burley on April 20, 1947 to Dona & Lyle Taylor.Â He was the oldest of five children.
Ron lived in Burley, Aberdeen, American Falls and Pocatello. He was married to Nancy Wickel and they had two children; Arden and Kristen.Â They later divorced and he married Donna Benson and together they had one child; Logan. Ron and Donna later divorced. In 1986 he met and married the love of his life, Sheri Morris Thomas.
Kimberly Dawn Lopez Rodriguez, 43, of Buhl formerly of Fort Hall passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Buhl following a courageous bout with cancer.
Kimberly was born in the early morning hours of May 18, 1969, the daughter of Dave K. Begay of Arizona and Zelberta Sequints Begay of Fort Hall.
Â Theodore âTedâ A. Katseanes, 81 of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his home following a short illness.
He was born on March 30, 1932 in Blackfoot to Angel and Ada Lucinda Bingham Katseanes.Â He attended school in Blackfoot, graduating from Blackfoot High School.Â Following graduation he attended the University of Idaho for one year.During his lifetime he has lived in Blackfoot, Idaho Falls and Hamer and in Winnemucca, Neva.
Â On Sept. 10, 1951 he married Rodonna Cammack in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple.
May you rest in peace Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Friend.
Dalia Blanca Smith Matamoros, joined our Father in Heaven on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Her lifelong journey began when she was born to Rafael and Francis Matamoros on
March 1, 1968 in Blackfoot. Dalia is fifth of 10 children. She has six brothers and three sisters.
Dalia was raised in Blackfoo,t completing her early education where she graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1986.
BLACKFOOT â More than 50 people participated in âWalk a Mile in Her Shoesâ on Saturday.
âWe appreciate everyone who comes out to walk,â said Susan Nalley, chair of the board of the Bingham Crisis Center. âWe always have amazing support from the community.â
Asked why he was walking, Bryce Moser said, âMy wife is on the board and itâs for a good cause; it helps to bring awareness of the Crisis Center and about domestic abuse. Itâs a lot of fun.â
BLACKFOOT â The Blackfoot Lady Broncos pounded out 29 hits and scored 26 runs in a double header whitewashing of the Preston Lady Indians on Saturday as they won 15-0 and 11-0 with both games being called in the fifth inning.
BLACKFOOT â The laughter and the "ARRRGHHHs" could be heard throughout the building at Stoddard Elementary School as students celebrated exceeding their Idaho Reads! VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) reading challenge at a "pirate themed" reward party Friday.
Annie Tanner, Idaho Reads! VISTA volunteer for the school, said that the goal for the school-wide reading challenge was for the students to read 200 books (with a book title starting with each letter of the alphabet) by March 31. The students exceeded the goal by reading 207 books.