GARFIELD — The Rigby South Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints standards night was held Jan. 14 for all youth and youth leaders.

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ROBERTS — Roberts Elementary School had fewer days in school than they had out of school last week. Heavy snowfall coupled with strong winds equals snow days. Due to the off week, reading night has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 23. It is pirate themed, so students should come dressed as a…

MENAN — Those interested in having children in the Spanish or Chinese Immersion Program, go to the Jefferson Joint School District No. 251 website and follow the instructions provided there.

The Rigby Study Club began the new year at the home of hostess and chairman for the night, Suanne Ellsworth. Club President Debbie Finn conducted the meeting and lead the rogation. Secretary Kaye Field read the minutes of December’s meeting.

Kayla Baker is a seventh and eighth grade English teacher at Ririe Junior High School. She has been teaching for four years, all of which have been at Ririe. Before teaching at the junior high, she taught special education at Ririe Elementary School.

LEWISVILLE — Tonight is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Menan Stake Young Men's basketball. Lewisville Second Ward plays Grant First Ward at 6 p.m. and Lewisville Second Ward plays Grant Second Ward at 9 p.m. All games are played at the Menan Stake Center.

CLARK COUNTY — The wind has swirled around the snow in Clark County. It has only howled outside a little. Mostly people have been tucked away from the severe weather in Dubois. The surrounding areas, to the south and then north into Montana, have been hit harder.

ROBERTS — Every month at Roberts Elementary, a student of the month is named for each class, as well as a staff member of the month. This time two staff members were celebrated, Candace Taylor, the art teacher, and Michael Hardman, the Spanish immersion second and third grade teacher. Robert…

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Melinda Schwieder is a fine arts and history teacher at West Jefferson High School and West Jefferson Junior High. She teaches ceramics, calligraphy, art, yearbook, world history, photography and painting. Schwieder has been teaching for 10 years.

LEWISVILLE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Menan Stake Young Men’s presidency recently underwent changes. Garrett Foster, of Grant First Ward was released as president, along with his counselors, Voyd Stewart, of Grant Second Ward, and Gary Hawke, of Annis Ward; and secreta…

GARFIELD — Norma Rounds has an infection she is trying to get rid of. She is currently at the Life Care Center in Idaho Falls.

MENAN — Ryan and Shanna Munns of Pikeville, Ky. recently had a baby girl. Her name is Hope. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz. She joins big brothers and sisters James Hugh, Emilie, Levi Jayden, Lydia and Charlene Munns. Grandparents are Hugh and Terry Munns of Menan and Darrell and Maylene Call of Hu…

ROBERTS — Mayor BJ Berlin and his wife Cheril took off to Europe over Christmas for vacation. They closed BJ's Bayou, packed up, and flew into Munich, Germany Dec. 17. BJ and Cheril went during this time of year in order to see the Christmas markets that line the streets in Europe. They were…

Janessa Hovis is a Title I interventionist and fifth grade teacher at Roberts Elementary. She supports reading and math and teaches fifth grade science. This is her seventh year teaching and her sixth at Roberts.

CLARK COUNTY — In this area, the Bitterroot Range of the Rocky Mountains is covered in snow. It will be there for months to come. A new year and new decade has begun. Those mountains are a reminder of the seasons during the year. For now, we have snow to show it is the winter season.

GARFIELD — The next temple trip for the Garfield First Ward Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been changed to Jan. 15. Meet at the Garfield church at 8:50 a.m. to carpool. The session will be at 10 a.m. The ward’s trip had been scheduled for Jan. 24, but t…

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MENAN — A blessing was held the evening of Jan. 2 for Kolter Ray Poole, son of Austin and Bridgette Poole of Rigby. Austin is the son of Rodney and Earlene Poole of Menan and Bridgette is the daughter of Bill and Barbara Blair of Rexburg. Multiple family members were in attendance including …

LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville Book Club has chosen a book for the month of January. It is "Winter Passing," by Cindy McCormick-Martineau. They will meet to discuss the book at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the home of Cheryl Taylor. The club usually meets on a Wednesday each month.

MUD LAKE — The West Jefferson High School boys basketball team will have a game at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow at Challis. The bus will leave at 2:15 p.m. Another game will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Butte County. The bus will leave at 3:34 p.m.

GARFIELD — Garfield Fourth Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted an Elders Quorum ‘90s themed dance party. All wards were invited to bring their sweethearts. It was held the night of Dec. 27 at the Rigby South Stake Center.

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ROBERTS — Roberts First and Second Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints combined for one hour sacrament meeting to celebrate Christmas. There were musical numbers and choirs from both wards.

Karlie Sudweeks is the business technology teacher at West Jefferson High School. She teaches Microsoft Office and Adobe products. She also teaches business essentials, web design and graphic arts at the high school level, and teaches career exploration to eighth graders. She began her teach…

MENAN — The Menan Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints young men and young women will be having a New Year’s Eve dance 9 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 28. It will be held at Rigby Stake Center.

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GARFIELD — Lova Sievers, a former Garfield resident, died Dec. 13 in Rigby at the Sage Grove Assisted Living facility. Lova was born May 5, 1923. She attended Menan and Rigby schools and graduated from Rigby High School. She and her husband Joseph Sievers lived in Coltman and then Garfield.

ROBERTS — The Roberts community Christmas party was last week. Due to unforeseen circumstances with the Mustang Events Center, the party was moved last minute to the Roberts Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Community members pitched in and brought soup, rolls and desserts. Cammy …

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.

Karlee Cysewski is an English teacher at Ririe Junior-Senior High School. She teaches at the sophomore and senior levels and also teaches a dual credit course through the College of Southern Idaho. This is her sixth year teaching, and her entire teaching career has been at Ririe.

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GARFIELD — The Garfield First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had its ward Christmas party Dec. 6. Santa Claus made an appearance. Peyton Armstrong took photos.

ROBERTS — Elections for the City of Roberts were held in November at the Mustang Events Center. Mayor Robert “BJ” Berlin, council member Edidt Sanchez and council member Connie Surerus were all reelected for four-year terms. They will be sworn in at the council meeting on the second Tuesday …

CLARK COUNTY — Recent weather in the area has included cloudy nights that bring some snow and then foggy, wet mornings, with a bit of sunshine breaking through during the day. Slick driving surfaces are cause for drivers to slow down. As 2019 winds down, the community has been busy with holi…

LEWISVILLE — Natasha Meyers, daughter of Brian and Loretta Meyers, is getting married this weekend. She will marry Hyrum Southwick, of Cambridge, Idaho, Saturday in the Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A reception will be held in their honor 6 to 8 p.m. …

MENAN — Jefferson School District No. 251 will be out of school Dec. 23 to Jan. 3 for Christmas Holidays and also for New Years Holiday Break. School for the district will resume Jan. 6. They will follow early release times on Dec. 20.

Shadrack Gore is a history teacher at West Jefferson High School. He teaches world history, U.S. history and government. He has been teaching for six years.

MENAN — Ty Cottle, son of Alan and Kim Cottle of Menan, and Maci Favilla, daughter of Brent and Melissa Favilla of Zillah, Wash., have chosen to be married. They’re getting married Dec. 28 in the Columbia River Washington Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There will …

Catrina Marley is a Title I Coordinator at Rigby Middle School. She teaches Read 180 to students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. Marley has been teaching for 30 years, with 28 of those years being at RMS. She has been working with Title I students for the past 10 years and has previously…

GARFIELD — A Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stake Young Women leadership meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Rigby South Stake Center in the Relief Society room. This is a leadership training for all Young Women adult leaders (presidencies, secretaries, advisors and…

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