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Wednesday December 07, 2016

Work begins on Recreation Dist. petitions
After falling short last summer on a petition to create a new taxing district to govern recreation, including youth sports, in the Shelley area, work will soon begin again to get it on the May ballot.According to Shelley City Councilman Jeff Kelley, organizers will again collect signatures, some from the same people who already signed last summer. ...

Newly crowned Miss Russet has big heart and big plans
Allysa Wray recently accepted the title and responsibilities of this year’s reigning Miss Russet of Shelley.As the former first runner up and “Miss Photogenic” in the 2016 Miss Russet pageant, Wray inherited the responsibilities of stepping up as official Miss Russet when the original winner of the pageant, Alicent Ackerman, relinquished the ...

Hobbs educators look to involve community, give kids role models
Hobbs Middle School 8th grade Language Arts teacher Tanys Howells says that she and fellow teacher Leah Picanco are hoping to inspire their students to seek positive role models.Howells recently applied for and received a $5,760 grant from the CHC Foundation in order to purchase non-fiction biographies and autobiographies to inspire her students. ...

Utah man steals multiple cars and gets them stuck
A man from Utah stole four vehicles and got three stuck before being arrested in Shelley early Nov. 29.According to a Bingham County Sheriff’s Office press release, Steven Ray Fillmore, 32, of South Jordan, Utah, is being held in the Bingham County Jail on five counts of felony grand theft after stealing multiple vehicles in a chain of events ...

Shelley school athletics moving to 4A
On Nov. 22, the Shelley School District #60 Board of Trustees discussed the progress being made as Shelley schools prepare to compete in the 4A division.The jump to the 4A division is based mainly on the population of the Shelley High School student body. The school’s current student population is 661 students. The minimum number of students ...

Sage Patchin wins national contest
An early Christmas wish was granted as Sage Patchin, 16, of Shelley, won the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association contest and will be heading to Nashville in February to sing at the Grand Old Opry.“I feel very thankful and super excited,” she said. “This wasn’t my win, this was everybody’s win. I couldn’t have done it on my own. ...

Local schools deck the halls with Christmas performances
This year, Shelley’s schools’ Christmas programs will consist of two separate events. Both Hobbs Middle School and Shelley High School will present their winter musical programs on Dec. 20, at 6:30 p.m., at the Blackfoot Civic Auditorium. The performances will include the high school’s choir, band, jazz band, string band and drum line. ...

Veterans Services wants input on East Idaho veterans cemetery
The Idaho Division of Veterans Service (IDVS) is seeking public comment on plans to build a new $8.3 million veterans cemetery in eastern Idaho.In late October, IDVS received official notification from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) of its plan to award a grant to the agency for establishing a State veterans cemetery in eastern ...

Drivers can expect heavy construction along I-15 starting next spring
The Idaho Transportation Department is preparing motorists for extensive construction on much of Interstate 15 within Idaho starting in the spring of 2017. This will create temporary traffic changes, but the result will be improved road surfaces and bridge supports.Weather permitting, by mid-April or the beginning of May, construction will begin ...

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