March 27th, 2015
BLACKFOOT â€” There was a good crowd at the Blackfoot Quilt Fest at Blackfoot High School Friday to see the 140 quilts that are on display.
The Quilt Fest will continue on Saturday. The vendors' mall is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Viewers' choice will determine which quilts win prizes.
Twelve vendors are selling everything from thread to material, batting to fabric. Classes are varied and well attended.
Check out classes at blackfootquiltfest.com.
A County-wide Volunteer Recognition Survey is used to tally services provided, service hours and donations to recognize the value of volunteer services and all of the volunteers in the county. The survey needs to be completed and turned in by April 3. April 7 is the Volunteer Recognition Day at the Blackfoot Community Center, 257 S. Broadway from 1:30-2:45 p.m. can be picked up at the County Clerk's office in the Court House, Morning News. Surveys can be emailed to Henry Henscheid at email@example.com no later than Friday, April 3rd.
Winners of the Distinguished Young Women for 2014-2015 encouraged the first graders at Moreland Elementary to "Be the best they can be." From left are SR DYW Kaeley Shawver, First Runner-up Savannah Williams and Second Runner-up Aubrey Williams. This year's contest begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Snake River High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 per person at the door.
Friday, march 27
â€¢ Blackfoot quiltfest today and tomorrow at Blackfoot High School, 870 S. Fisher Ave. Check out the classes and register at blackfootquiltfest.com. For more information call Jenny at 208-681-8264 or 208-680-3246.
Saturday, march 28
â€¢ Easton Corbin takes the stage at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center performing all his hits. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m.
POCATELLO â€” Spring Fair 2015, a home and garden showcase, opens in Idaho State's Holt Arena today at noon. Over 200 exhibitors from the Intermountain region will be offering their products, services and concepts during the three-day event.
Parking is free and admission is $2 per person with children 12 and under free when accompanied by a parent. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. on Thursday, noon to 10 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Lady Panthers defeated South Fremont 11-4 on Wednesday. For more on the game pick up Thursday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
SHELLEY â€” The Shelley Russet baseball team opened its season with a 13-6 win over Snake River on Saturday. For more on the game pick up Monday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
THOMAS â€” Cole Hrabik had 10 RBI in the Snake River baseball teams doubleheader sweep of Kimberly. For more on the game pick up Saturday's Morning News or visit the e-edition.
COEUR d'ALENE â€” Firth senior Bailey Nelson competed in the 2015 Idaho High School All-Star Game at North Idaho College last weekend. For more on Nelson's performance pick up Wednesday's Morning News of visit the e-edition.