CLARK COUNTY—It has been a beautiful month. The hills that were burned by wildfires are now growing green grass on them. After some sunny days, we had a couple of rainy days, and then a week of cooler temperatures, we have hope of it warming up again soon.

LEWISVILLE—Gary and Sheri Clayton are grandparents once again. Their son, Robert Clayton and his wife, Carrie, of Lehi, Utah, are the proud parents of a baby boy born on May 9. He tipped the scales at seven pounds, one ounce, and measured 20 inches long. His name will be Luke, and he joins b…

ROBERTS—There will be no school on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Roberts Elementary will hold their annual field day on May 28 at 8:30 am at the school, volunteers are needed to help run games. On May 29, there will be the 5th grade spotlight, to recognize the students graduating fro…

MENAN—The Rigby High School graduation will be held May 22 at 6 p.m. at the BYU-I Center in Rexburg. Congratulations to The Rigby High School and Madison High School graduates. Here are the names of the Graduating classes of 2019: Cordell Campbell, Logan Cottle, Josie Bronson, Emma Shippen, …

LEWISVILLE—Sympathies to Loretta Meyers at the passing of her grandfather, Norman Park, 91, of Ashton, formerly of Garfield, last week. Funeral services will be held on May 14 at the Garfield Fourth Ward, with burial in the Ucon Cemetery.

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GARFIELD—Marlow and Sharon Blanchard along with their children and their spouses spent a week on Kauai. They spent time on a zip line, snorkeling, kayaking, and on a boat at the Nepali coast. They definitely enjoyed the sunshine warm weather. They also did some hiking in the Waimea Canyon.

MENAN—Menan City Clean-Up will be held on May 18 from 8 a.m. to noon. E-Cyclers will be picking up electronics and appliances. City officials have asked that no tires, chemicals and cathode tube ray televisions be brought. City officials will be cleaning in different parts of Menan. They’ll …

MENAN—The Menan City Council is meeting May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Menan City Building. Everyone’s invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan.

ROBERTS—The city of Roberts recently held its Roberts Community Luau at the Mustang Center. Mayor Robert “BJ” Berlin smoked a whole pig which was the star of the evening, in addition to many other tropical dishes and drinks people made. People throughout the community donated items for raffl…

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GARFIELD—The 2019 BYU Women’s Conference was held this weekend “Sister to Sister”. Eva Smith and Donna Wilding had a great time attending the conference with some of their daughters. There was a live stream of the Conference at 9:00 a.m. on May 3rd. Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum…

LEWISVILLE—There will be a community Lewisville Cemetery clean-up held on Tuesday evening, May 21. Bring your gloves, shovels and rakes. Let’s get our cemetery looking its best for Memorial Day!

CLARK COUNTY—It has been a lovely month of May. Snow is melting off the mountains, the creeks have water flowing in them, and many flowers are blooming all around the county. Before long we will see lilac trees in bloom.

After beating out many hopefuls in a concerto competition, Isaac Lee will be one of two featured soloists at the Idaho Falls Youth Symphony’s spring concert today at 7:30 p.m.

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GARFIELD—Megan Clements, a Rigby High School senior, is one of six semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Award from the Idaho Area. Over the past three years, she's has had perfect scores, straight A's, and is a 4.0 student. Megan is also in the running for Rigby High School Valedi…

ROBERTS—The city held their annual Easter egg hunt at the Mustang Center on April 20. Children were split into two groups, one for older children and one for younger. While the weather wasn’t perfect, citizens were grateful there was no rain.

MENAN—The Menan Stake Relief Society will be having an activity called Finding me, Finding peace May 4 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Menan Stake Center. There will be a guest speaker Tyler Patrick from Logan, UT.

CLARK COUNTY—Happy May Day to one and all. We are already on the verge of summer here now. It’s nearly time to brand cattle and move them from winter feeding grounds to summer pasture and school will be out for summer before we know it!

LEWISVILLE—Roy and Joyce Jardine enjoyed Easter Sunday with part of their family. Jason and Michelle Jardine accompanied their daughter, Amber, here from Kodiak, Alaska. Amber is attending college at BYU-Idaho. Josh and Darla Jardine and their five children came to visit from Wyoming; and B.…

The Dubois Community Baptist Church recently held its centennial celebration on April 14, where members of the community reflected on activities that have taken place there and the people they experienced it with.

MUD LAKE—The West Jefferson Education Foundation earned $8,000 in a fundraiser raffle last week. The collected income was $15,000. They gave away $7,000 in prizes. Carmindy Johnson and Jason Buxton tied for first place ticket sales, with each selling 50 tickets. They won either an Xbox 1 plu…

MENAN—Ryan and Shanna Munns and their family came from Pikeville, Ky. to visit Hugh, Terry and Ashley Munns of Menan. It was a total surprise to them. They spent a lot of time playing games. They had an Easter Egg Hunt before they left.

ROBERTS—For Enrichment this month, Roberts 1st Ward held a lesson on emergency preparedness. Tiffany Wright and Natalie Evans taught the lesson, which included various types of emergency kits, what potential threats there are for our area, and how to customize a kit to fit yours and your fam…

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LEWISVILLE—Allen and Sybil Morris have a new great-grandbaby. Their granddaughter, Lesley Simmons and her husband, Matt, were blessed with a new baby girl, born April 15. She came a little early, weighing just three pounds, fifteen ounces, and measuring 17 and one-half inches long, so she wi…

CLARK COUNTY—In this area, ground hogs are often called “rock chucks.” When rock chucks start running around above ground in the daytime outside, then it is Springtime in the Rockies! Just the other day I saw a rock chuck out and about in the afternoon sunshine. That is when I heaved a sigh …

An aspiring Rigby gymnast, whose goal is to compete at the 2020 Olympics, just took a step in the right direction with a second place finish at the 2019 Region 2 Championships held in Corvallis, Ore. April 12 to 14 and a ticket to the 2019 Level 9 Western Championships in Spokane Wash. May 1…

The Jefferson Star is going back in time to explore past pages of The Rigby Star. Every month, there will be a few highlights from the top stories in the 1900s. This project will appear in the last issue of every month.

ROBERTS—Roberts Elementary will be holding their annual El Dia De Los Ninos program on April 26 at 1 p.m. in the school gym. Music teacher Cammy Harries has been working with each grade to teach them various cultural songs which the children will perform. Parents and family are invited and e…

Clark County Celebrating 100 Years…and Counting! Kicking off the County’s Celebration this past week was its art contest for a County Seal sponsored by The Jefferson Star of Rigby. The Clark County Centennial Committee met with Clark County Commissioners April 8 to judge the welcomed entries…

MENAN—Roxana Hammon, of Menan passed away this past week. A funeral was held April 13 at the Menan 2nd ward church. There was a viewing held before the funeral where friends and family were able to visit with each other.

GARFIELD—Norma Rounds went to the home of Erik and Debbie Madsen’s for dinner. The Madsen’s are planning to move to Ririe. We are pleased that Erik will still be over the spanish ward held at the Garfield church.

CLARK COUNTY—Springtime shows itself in many beautiful ways around here. There are daffodils and tulips ready to show their colors. Crocus are in full bloom. The mountains still get some dusting of new snow and as is usual for April, the temperatures vary. We may use a car heater in the morn…

LEWISVILLE—The annual Lewisville Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lewisville Community Center. Children between the ages of 0 and 11 years are invited to participate. Donations for the event are currently being accepted and will be used for t…

Katelyn Bitter is the 2020 West Jefferson Distinguished Young Women. She received a $1,500 scholarship, medallion and will represent West Jefferson at the state contest. Addie Petersen was the First Runner up. She received a $1,000 scholarship. Shaylee Anhder was Second Runner up and receive…

The Rigby Study Club members met April 3 at the home of Hostess Barbara Coleman. She was also the chairman for the meeting. President Debbie Finn welcomed members and conducted the meeting. She thanked all of the committees for their hard work as the year winds down for the coming summer. Ho…

MENAN— Jefferson School District No. 251 will be holding a Board Meeting April 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the District Office.

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ROBERTS—The Roberts Luau is scheduled for April 26. A buffet featuring a whole pig, chicken, rice pilaf, potatoes and pineapple upside down cake is included with admission. All proceeds are used to help support the Mustang Event Center. For more information contact Gale at City Hall at 208-2…

CLARK COUNTY —April showers here are certain to bring May flowers. There are many green plants popping up through the sandy soil and some early flowers are blooming. The sage grouse are “booming” as they mate. It has been a great springtime in our area. Calving and lambing season has nearly …