BLACKFOOT â€“ They werenâ€™t exactly a swarm of locusts, but those who attended the Emanuel Lutheran Cookie Festival on Saturday quickly got what they wanted.
â€śI knew to get here at 11 because theyâ€™re gone in a hurry,â€ť said Jeanne Hoover. â€śI come to get good cookies and to help support the charities.â€ť
The sale of the cookies was scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. but the selection was best for those who came at opening time.
Many people have been coming for many years. The Festival was in its 18th year.
Juell Stewart, however, was a first-time attendee.
ABERDEEN â€” Friday nights showdown with Aberdeen and American Falls had all the ear marks befitting of the classic rivalry, with both teams nailing big shots from the field, both teams playing tough defense, and the game coming down to the last shot of the game as American Falls escaped the Tiger Den with a 44-43 victory.
IDAHO FALLS - The Lady Broncos travelled up I-15 to the Bonneville Bee Hive to take on the Lady Bees and were stung to the tune of a 46-38 set back Friday night.
In a game that was closer than the final score would indicate, the Lady Broncos seemed poised to take the sting out of the Lady Bees until Erica Shenton scored nine straight points in the early going of the fourth quarter to put the Bonneville squad in front for good.
Dewain H. Taylor, 62, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at his home in Blackfoot.
Dewain was born December 22, 1947 in Rigby, Idaho to Donald S. Taylor and Mary A. Hill.Â He spent his childhood in Blackfoot, Idaho and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Dewain married Regina Ceriello and together they had two children, Dewain A. â€śTonyâ€ť and Theresa. They were later divorced.
Robert Charles Parker, 83, of the Blackfoot area passed away December 9, 2010 at the home of his daughter Charlotte Marx in Bloomington, Bear Lake, Idaho.
Bob, as he was known, was born in 1926 in Bloomington, Idaho to George Elmer Parker and Lula Caroline Christensen. He spent his childhood there, attending Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho.
An accident involving a semi-trailer and a passenger car blocked a section of Highway 91 between Blackfoot and the south interchange at Exit 89 Friday morning.
Emergency crews from Blackfoot and Fort Hall were dispatched to the accident, which occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Officers from Idaho State Police, Blackfoot Police and the Bingham County Sheriff were also dispatched to assist.
BLACKFOOT â€” If not for the first four minutes of Blackfoots game with the Madison Bobcats on Thursday night, the men in green may have opened the home portion of their schedule with a win.
Unfortunately for the Broncos and the large crowd on hand, the visiting Cats opened the game with a huge 16-3 run for a lead that they never relinquished, ending in a 61-46 victory.
BLACKFOOT (AP) â€” Four former Blackfoot High School athletes have been charged with various misdemeanors as well as felony counts of forcible sexual penetration using a foreign object.
Three of the four adults have gone on to college to play football, but two of them have been suspended from their teams.
Dewaine Hill Taylor, 62, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Dec.r 7, 2010, at his home in Blackfoot.
Service arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.
BLACKFOOT â€“Â Stillwaters Counseling in Blackfoot was notified Friday that the partial care program for children with severe emotional disorders and children at risk of out-of-home placement has been cut by the Department of Health and Welfare. While government funding for the program ends Dec. 31 counselors and social workers at Stillwaters are determined to find a way to continue service. However they admit they will need the communityâ€™s help.