MENAN — The Menan City Council will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. July 9 at the Menan City Building over the platform Zoom. The code is on the www.cityofMenan.org website. If you have problems, please contact Allyson Pettingill at 208-754-8876 and she can get you set up. Anyone can join over Zoom …

GARFIELD — The Rigby Middle School yearbooks are behind in production due to COVID-19. The school is expecting them in August and will send more information out when they arrive.

CLARK COUNTY — Rodeo weekend in Dubois was exciting. From the Saturday parade, kids dummy roping and sheep riding to the appearance of ten-time rodeo bull fighting champion, Dusty Tuckness, there was a lot to take in. Saturday was sunny and warm then Sunday was rainy and cold. Through it all…

GARFIELD — Parker Snedaker, son of Wade and Jana Snedaker of Garfield, has been reassigned as a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Pennsylvania/New York area. He recently was located in Pittsburgh and is now in Jamestown, New York.

ROBERTS — Mayor Robert “BJ” Berlin released a “Proclamation of Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation”, stating that the government of the city of Roberts has declared June to be Law Enforcement Appreciation month in the city of Roberts. Roberts contracts with the Jefferson County Sheriffs Dep…

MENAN — The Menan 2nd Ward Primary are going to have a 4th of July activity from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. July 2 at the Menan red brick church parking lot. You can come and get a treat while you’re there.

MUD LAKE — Elizabeth Spencer is the 2021 Distinguished Young Woman of West Jefferson. The first runner up was Allie McDonald, second runner up was Maci Holdaway, and third runner up was Carlee Johnson. The Spirit of DYW award was won by Natalie Brown. All seven participants received the “Be …

LEWISVILLE — Carol Ossmen reports that her daughter, Lalani Smith, and husband J.C. and son Alex, were recently back home for a visit. They live in Richland, Washington. The men stayed for three days, and Lalani was able to stay a full week and enjoyed visiting with her mother and renewing o…

MENAN — Kendell and Ashley Horman of Menan are parents again. They recently had a baby boy. His name’s Ollie Ardell Horman. He joins big brothers Knox, Madden and Jones. Grandparents are Alan and Bonnie Olaveson of Annis and Randy and Stacie Horman of LaBelle.

The Clark County 2020 Grand Marshall and Pioneer Queen, Mac and Deanna Murdock, say they are proud to call Clark County home, having been residents over 30 years, and now have retired here. Their home is located at Medicine Lodge, the former second Small Post Office site, where they love the…

CLARK COUNTY — Summer activities are in full swing here now. Dubois is abuzz with preparations for the annual rodeo that will take place June 27 and 28. That Saturday there is a parade on Main Street that begins at 10:30 a.m. The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating our Western Herita…

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to newlyweds, Stetson and Shelby Ellsworth Fisher, who were married on June 18. A reception was held in their honor that evening at The Barn on First Street in Idaho Falls. Shelby is the daughter of David and Suanne Ellsworth, and Stetson is the son of Paul and L…

MUD LAKE — A beginner photography class will be offered at the Mud Lake Museum, taught by Candace Cope. The class will be at 7:00 p.m. June 24 at the museum. You will be learning photography basics and becoming more familiar with your camera, and learning some creative tips. You can contact …

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 — Dennis and Donna Snarr celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 5th. To celebrate, the couple took a weekend family trip to Jackson, Wyo. and Yellowstone with their children; Dawn, married to Jon Winder, and Dani Snarr and her daughter.

ROBERTS — Roberts 1st and 2nd Wards are scheduled to go back to church starting June 14. Only sacrament meeting will commence until further notice. Members are asked to sit with family, and keep an empty row in between each used row. There will be a scheduled hour in between each ward, to wi…

MENAN — The Menan-Annis-Grant Public Library Summer Reading Program are putting on videos of the librarian reading a story on Facebook for summer until Aug. 7. They have kits available at the library to grab that go along with the video that’s posted that week. They are also doing a fun week…

GARFIELD — Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday of June. This year it will be celebrated June 21. It honors all fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and father figures for their contribution. Many other countries around the world also celebrate Father’s Day. Some celebrate it o…

LEWISVILLE — Dee and Jolene Stoker recently attended the wedding of their granddaughter, Lexi Hepworth, daughter of Paul and Jodi Hepworth, of Rigby. She married Mckray Poole, son of Lance and Rachel Poole of Rigby, June 5. A reception was held in their honor June 6.

CLARK COUNTY — Clark County School District is sponsoring a summer camp for students in Pre-K through the eighth grade from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 8th-18th at the Waring City Park.

GARFIELD — Flag Day is June 14. This annual holiday celebrates the history and symbolism of the American flag. It occurs on the anniversary of the flag’s official adoption date. It was first celebrated in 1877 on the flag’s 100th birthday. Colonial troops fought under many different flags wi…

ROBERTS — Roberts Elementary staff has been hard at work cleaning the school, going through lost and found items, and distributing hand sanitizer and tissues for next year. The library has also gone through a big overhaul. Librarian Kara Smith applied for and was granted $5,000 to go towards…

MUD LAKE — The Annual Senior Citizens Yard sale and bake sale will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. June 20 at the West Jefferson Senior Center. The center is located at 1075 E. 1500 N. in Terreton. Donations are welcome. You can contact Sis Sarbaum at 208-351-5507 or Nikki Hulet at 208-3…

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Clark County High School’s 71st High School Graduation will long be remembered by its class due to restrictions of COVID-19. However, the class graduated six students for its year of 2020 who included: Aldo Acosta, Seth Clark, Joni Grover, Gabriela Hernandez, Brian Murdock and Bubba Summers.…

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Kent McCosh, son of Brent and Brittney McCosh, who recently received his mission call for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has been called to serve in the Brazil North Recife Mission. He is scheduled to leave on Sept. 9, and will be speaking…

GARFIELD — Pat Smith from the Rigby First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said that their ward completed 2,000 face masks. Twenty-six women and some of their children helped to accomplish this.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to our high school graduates from Lewisville — Kaydreanna Castaneda, granddaughter of Reuben and Jalyn Castaneda; Cody Cude, son of Dustin and Hollie Cude; Tate Jones, son of Roger and Maria Jones; Aspynn Lords, daughter of Joe and Christy Lords and Noel Gretzer;…

ROBERTS — The Roberts City Library Board has made the difficult decision to cancel the Summer Reading Program this year. The library is still unable to check out books due to COVID 19 restrictions. Instead, they will be hosting a single day event, Tuesday Summer Adventure, on June 30 from 11…

GARFIELD — Rigby High School graduating seniors participated in a Commencement Walk on Wednesday, May 20. Each student was allowed to be accompanied by 4 guests. Even though this was not the official ceremony, the school staff wanted to recognize the importance of the traditional walk in the…

ROBERTS — Neva Fern Robbins Lords, known as Fern, passed away May 12 at her home in Roberts at the age of 87. Her family gathered at the Roberts Senior Center May 16 for funeral services and lunch, with a graveside memorial at the Roberts cemetery.

MENAN — Martell Schneiter, long time resident of Menan, recently passed away. A graveside service, for family only, was held May 21 at the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery. Thank you to all those that have helped the Schneiter family in any way.

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.

GARFIELD — Memorial Day, on May 25, is observed on the last Monday of May. It honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally it was known as Decoration Day. It originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Ma…

MENAN — Dalton and Michelle Barnes of Idaho Falls recently had their first baby. They had a girl named Blakleigh Rose Barnes. Grandparents are Shon and Teena Barnes of Rigby and Rolando and Susan Torres of Menan.

Karen Johnson teaches at Terreton Elementary School. Johnson teaches fifth grade language arts and social studies. She has been teaching for 20 years in West Jefferson; 11 years at Hamer and nine years at Terreton.

CLARK COUNTY — {span}Another Mother’s Day has come and gone. Several gatherings occurred inside and outside the homes of some folks in the community. {/span}Sylvia Calzadias of Dubois was at home with her children, Angie, Alex and Lupita. She also had her grandchildren, other family members …

LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville Legacy Library opened May 18 with regular summer hours: Monday and Saturday, the hours are 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Wednesdays, the library will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

GARFIELD — Seventeen Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened May 11. They are limited openings in Utah, Idaho, Germany and Sweden. This is the first sign of a return to the church’s gatherings as the coronavirus continues. The First Presidency announced this May 7, …

MENAN — The Menan City Council will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. May 14 over the Zoom forum. The number and password to log in will be posted on The City of Menan website. If you’re having a hard time logging into the meeting, please contact Allyson Pettingill at 208-754-8876 and she’ll try and h…

ROBERTS — Alexa Ahnder, daughter of Alex and Holly Ahnder, returned home from her mission in the Dominican Republic ahead of schedule due to COVID 19 related changes to mission policies. She will be heading back out for a stateside mission as soon as restrictions are lifted.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to newlyweds, DuWayne and Lindsey Johnson Brown, who were married on April 10. DuWayne is the son of Wayne and Heather Brown, and the couple exchanged vows in their backyard in Lewisville.

MUD LAKE — The first day of the FFA plant sale was very successful. All the flowers that were ready to be planted sold out on the first day. The fundraiser will continue May 13, 20, and 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The greenhouse is located behind the Ag shop. The sale will continue until…

Heidi Webster is a teacher at Rigby High School and acts as the Science Department Head. She teaches ninth grade Physical Science, Physics for grades ten to 12, Chemistry for grades ten thru 12 and CSI Chem 11/100L for grades 11 and 12.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Dillyn and Brooklyn Evans Deno, who surprised everyone with their "secret" marriage on Feb. 9. Brooklyn is the daughter of Robert and Rosalie Evans, and Dillyn is the son of Dale and Carolyn Deno, of Soda Springs. They are making their home in Soda Springs, an…

ROBERTS — On April 27, the community came together to celebrate the birthday of twins, Karol and Karen Posten. Rick Lamb arranged a drive by happy birthday. Friends met at the Mustang Center at 2:00 p.m., then drove past their house to wave and say happy birthday.

Chet Packer is an earth and life science teacher at West Jefferson Junior High School. He has been teaching at the school for six years.