LEWISVILLE — Tragedy struck on Sept. 13, when a pick-up truck driven by David Eason Thomas Roemer, 27, of Lewisville, collided with a school bus at the corner of St. Leon Road and Tower Road in Idaho Falls, and David was killed. David was a fairly recent resident of Lewisville, having bought…
GARFIELD — The Rigby 1st Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints young women are having a fall festival for the primary children. It will be held 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 26. There will be lots of fun games and activities. Costumes are highly encouraged and there will be a costume contest.
CLARK COUNTY —Snow showed up here last week. There remains snow on the mountains all around the county. The streets and yards in Dubois are free of snow for now.
MENAN — Midway Elementary will be having a Halloween Carnival from 5:30-8 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Midway Elementary. There will be games, prizes, food and fun. You can buy wristbands at the door.
MUD LAKE — Mud Lake Museum and Historical Society will be selling Christmas wreaths to help fund their projects. You can purchase one from Trish Petersen, or any members of the board. You can choose from several sizes of round, a candy cane, a cross, or a door garland. They wreaths are made …
Stephanie Sargent is a counselor at Farnsworth Middle School for two years. She was previously a counselor at Rigby Middle School for five years. Sargent is a licensed clinical social worker, and works at Tueller Counseling in the evenings.
Danielle Bogard is a Resource Room teacher for kindergarten through fifth grade at Jefferson Elementary. Bogard has been teaching at Jefferson Elementary for two years, but has been teaching for fourteen.
GARFIELD — Parent Teacher Conferences are being held from 4 to 7 p.m. tonight and tomorrow night at the elementary, middle and high schools in the Jefferson School Dist. #251. There is also a one hour early release for students on these days.
MENAN — The Menan City Council Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Menan City Building. Everyone’s invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan.
CLARK COUNTY — Leaves have been rapidly falling from trees. It is already the middle of October, so that means many livestock owners have been busy weaning cattle and sheep. Farmers are finishing harvest of their potatoes and other crops.
MENAN —The Menan Planning and Zoning Committee will be meeting at 7 p.m Oct. 7 at the Menan City Building. Everyone is invited to attend.
CLARK COUNTY — CORRECTION: Ivy Shifflett is a graduate of Clark County High School, not West Jefferson! She was on a Co-OP rodeo team during her junior/senior high school years with West Jefferson. Yet, she attended Clark County Schools grades k – 12.
GARFIELD — The Rigby South Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had a youth activity on Sept. 25 at the Garfield Church. They played volleyball, spike ball, kickball and more. Treats were also provided.
Alie Evans has been teaching First Grad at Ririe Elementary for the past eleven years.
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.
MUD LAKE — Terreton PTO will have their 4th annual “Drive Through Dinner” on Oct. 12 from 5-7 p.m. at the ALC parking lot. You can drive through, order your meals, and the PTO volunteers will bring the food to you. The meals will include ham, potato, roll, salad, and a cookie. They will acce…
CLARK COUNTY — More clear, cool days came our way. It is certainly Fall now and there is beautiful evidence of that as trees are dropping their leaves. The first frost seems to have already come to some places in the county.
GARFIELD — The Garfield 1st Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is having a Chili Cook-Off at 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 outside of the Garfield Church. Everyone is invited, so bring your friends and neighbors. Rolls and drinks will be provided. Last names A — L bring a dessert i…
LEWISVILLE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold its semi-annual General Conference this weekend, Oct. 2 and 3. This year, as in the past several conferences, it will be a global broadcast, originating from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Saturday ses…
MENAN — The Jefferson School Dist. #251 will be having Homecoming Oct. 1.
MUD LAKE — Parent Teacher conference will be Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Teachers will have a lunch break and dinner break. Please contact your child’s teacher to ask them if they will have scheduled conferences or if you can just drop by.
Rachael Wilson teaches Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Financial Algebra at Rigby High School. Wilson has taught for 22 years for Jefferson Joint School Dist. #251; three of those years have been at Rigby High School.
CLARK COUNTY — Blue skies with cooler temperatures have arrived now that it is officially Fall. This season brings potato harvesting, canning and freezing fruits, vegetables and meat to the local area. Last month, on Aug. 27, Karen Wilson of Dubois coached Valeri Steigerwald and other ladies…
GARFIELD — Some residents in Garfield are donating new and nearly new clothing for youth and children. The clothing will be donated to those in the local school district that can use them. The clothing drive is being held by the Rigby South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day S…
MENAN — Midway Elementary will be holding a Hot Dog Grill and Reading Thrill Night 5 to 7p.m. Sept. 27 at Midway Elementary.
LEWISVILLE — The extended Barney family participated in the Eastern Idaho State Fair with their draft horses in the Draft Horse Jr. Showmanship Class and won the first five places.
MENAN — Midway Elementary School will be having Picture Day Sept. 21.
MUD LAKE — There will be no school Sept. 17, it is Teacher Professional Day.
Shawn Hall is a Spanish and PE teacher for high school students at Rigby High School. Hall has taught for Rigby for 23 years; Hall taught at Rigby Jr. High for the first 15 years, and has been at Rigby High School for the last 8 years.
CLARK COUNTY — Smoke is still hanging out in the skies over our county. We did get some wind at the end of the week and weekend that cleared up some of the smoky skies. Despite those weather events, there was a rodeo as planned on Sept. 11. Clark County remembers that day with their annual M…
GARFIELD — Some residents in the Garfield area had family visiting over the Labor Day weekend.
CLARK COUNTY — Outdoor picnic season is still in full swing. The Clark County Appreciation BBQ took place in Dubois on Sept. 1. It was a gathering of county employees, their families and friends. Those who have retired from county jobs were recognized and thanked for their work with our coun…
Stefani Cook teaches Dual Credit Introduction to Business, Entrepreneurship, Dual Credit Personal Finance, Introduction to the Stock Market & Other Investment Strategies, Sports Marketing, Accounting I & II, and Video Game Design at Rigby High School. Cook has been teaching at the hi…
MUD LAKE — The West Jefferson school bond passed with 69.5% of the votes in favor.
GARFIELD — The Garfield Book Club is reading “Destiny of the Republic” by Candice Millard this month. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 29 at Diane Meyer’s home.
LEWISVILLE — Former Lewisville resident, Delles Bert Andrus, 85, passed away on Aug. 29. Delles was the son of the late Jesse and Rose Andrus and spent many years in Lewisville.. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Wood Funeral Home on Ridge Avenue in Idaho Falls. B…
MUD LAKE — Terreton Elementary School and Middle School had a water day on Wednesday. The large hill east of the football field was transformed into a water slide and classes spent time playing on it. Students from Hamer Elementary came over to play, too.
CLARK COUNTY — It is harvest time around here. Most field crops have been harvested and potato harvest is underway. Labor Day is on its way and there will be people headed to the Eastern Idaho State Fair.
GARFIELD — The Rigby South Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a Red Cross Blood Drive on Aug. 24.
LEWISVILLE — Sympathies to Dee and Jolene Stoker and family at the passing of Dee’s mother, Carol Esperson Stoker, 99, of Bountiful, Utah. She passed away on Aug. 24, after suffering a stroke. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Woods Cross North Stake Center in Woods Cross,…
Stefanie Fuchs teaches History for ninth through eleventh grade students at Rigby High School. Fuchs has taught for eight years at Rigby High School, but has taught a total of 16 years.
LEWISVILLE — One more Jefferson County Fair is now on the books. Several Lewisville 4-H’ers participated in the fair this year: Anna, Lydia and Caleb Gibson, children of Barrett and Andrea Gibson showed beef and swine; Ridge Nield, son of Eric and Kacey Nield, showed his steer; Braeden, Emer…
MENAN — Russell and Nicole Overfield of Menan recently had their first baby. They had a baby boy. His name’s Nash Overfield. Grandparents are Erik and Bobbie Stewart of Teton, Idaho and Corey and Lisa Albertson of Grant, Idaho.
CLARK COUNTY – Lots of rain came down in Clark County last week. For that we are very grateful. The smoky skies cleared for a while and the temperature outside cooled down.
GARFIELD — School in the Jefferson Joint School Dist. #251 starts today. There will be early release, so school will get out one hour early. Expect bus delays as bus drivers are learning their routes and assisting students.
CLARK COUNTY — The County fair begins Aug. 19. For more information contact Laurie Small at the University of Idaho Ag Extension office in Dubois.
LEWISVILLE — Former Lewisville resident, Marilee Ruth Despain passed away at the age of 73 at her home in Rigby. She grew up in Lewisville, the daughter of the late Daniel and Ruth Ann Williams. She is also survived by a son, Charles, of Guam, and brothers, Myron Williams, of Rigby, and Amos…
MENAN — The Menan 2nd Ward held a dinner together and they learned how to square dance with the help of Alice Wilcox.
GARFIELD — The barley is being cut in the Garfield area.
MUD LAKE — The West Jefferson Booster Club is doing a membership drive. They are looking for volunteers to help with fundraising, activities, advertising, membership and other things to help student athletes. You can contact Annie Dalling at (208) 716-1248 for more information.
GARFIELD — Elijah Jones received his mission call to serve in the Iowa, Iowa City Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He begins his missionary training on Oct. 11 and departs on Nov. 3. Best wishes!
Natasha Jones teaches seventh grade at Farnsworth Middle School. Jones has been teaching for three years, and this upcoming school year will be her second at FMS.
MENAN — The Menan 2nd Ward will be having a Ward Party 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Menan red brick church.