CLARK COUNTY — Dubois weather watcher Bonnie Stoddard consulted with the local weatherman, Keith Tweedie recently. There was a lot of neat weather to watch last week around Clark County. Bonnie reported the September moisture far exceeded the record for the month of August. Keith reported th…

LEWISVILLE — The Menan Stake will hold its next round of self-reliance courses at 7 p.m. this evening at the Stake Center. Those who would like to attend but missed the opening devotional and sign-up for courses can still start. All area residents who would benefit from the resources offered…

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GARFIELD — Ned and Susanne Hawkins welcomed another grandbaby to their family. Dustin and Lexus Hawkins are parents to a little baby girl, Harley Ann Hawkins. She was born Sept. 6.

MENAN — The Menan red brick church is being deep-cleaned today. It will not be used until tomorrow afternoon.

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LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Brooklyn Evans, daughter of Robert and Rosalie Evans, who is engaged to be married.Her fiance is Dillyn Deno, son of Dale and Carolyn Deno of Soda Springs. They are planning a June 2020 wedding.

CLARK COUNTY — It’s closer to the autumnal equinox now. The First Day of Fall is almost here. So far, we’ve not suffered as much fire damage as last year by this time. Farmers, ranchers, as well as anyone else who has some down time, and in need of some relaxation, might be found fly fishing…

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MENAN — The Menan Second Ward Primary is having a back-to-school pizza party 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Menan red brick church.

GARFIELD — Karen Hiatt went to Europe for a couple weeks with her girlfriends. They visited Munich, Berlin, Dresden, Frieberg, Prague, Salzburg, Zagreb and Krk, Croatia, with a final stop in Rome, Italy. Highlights were visiting the temples in Frieburg and Rome, a "Sound of Music" tour in Sa…

CLARK COUNTY — The days of making “hay while the sun shines” are getting shorter. The nights are a bit longer. Autumn is in the air. Hunting season is beginning and yet, there is still some summertime left for creek fishing. This week many folks are spending spare time in Blackfoot at “The Fair.”

It began with a stirring of patriotism in Sandi McLain Moore’s heart during elementary school flag ceremonies.

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.

MENAN — Tim and Kaitlyn Hammon of Annis are parents again. They had a little girl. Her name’s Levi Kamilla. She joins big sisters Kaye Beth and Rae Jean. Grandparents are Deloy (deceased) and Roxana Hammon (deceased) of Menan and Bethany and Rob Storer and Tim Huff (deceased).

GARFIELD — Josh and Katie Anderson sold their home and will be moving to Menan the end of September. Josh is coaching his sons' grid kid football teams, and they are preparing for a great season. Josh will be traveling to Long Island, N.Y. Sept. 6 to do a big meeting for his sales associates…

CLARK COUNTY — Grain is being harvested. Straw is being cut and baled. All of it and other recently harvested crops are being hauled to where they will be stored for use. Before we know it, it will be time to harvest potatoes. Temperatures are dropping a bit, so that time is not far away.

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LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville First Ward is having a Humanitarian Quilt Day today, starting at 10 a.m. They will be having a potluck lunch; those attending should bring something to share.

MUD LAKE — West Jefferson football will have a jamboree at Marsh Valley Aug. 23. They will have a game Aug. 31 at home against Melba. The West Jefferson High School Volleyball team will have a match Aug. 27 at Challis. They will have their first home match Sept. 6.

LEWISVILLE — Deepest sympathies to Julie Parker and family at the passing of her husband, Douglas Parker, age 70, on Aug. 15, at his home. Graveside services were held Aug. 19 at the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, with military rites by the Jefferson Veterans Teams and Idaho Honor Guard.

GARFIELD — Norma Rounds went to Benson, Utah, Aug. 11 and had a wonderful time with her family and seeing missionaries off. Her son, Rod, and his wife Kathy Rounds had their mission farewell along with her granddaughter, Tabre Ballard. Rod and Kathy Rounds will be serving a two-year mission …

MENAN — The North Butte Classic Car Foundation (NBCCF) had another fun and successful car show again this year on July 4 in Menan. They were able to present a check for $1,000 to the Menan Mayor for the Menan Activity Fund. They want to thank all of the sponsors, participants and car show at…

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CLARK COUNTY — It’s just about a month away from the first day of Fall. The summer season is quickly passing. Trees will soon be dropping their leaves and cold nights are on their way. It’s the time of year when we enjoy the heat of the day, then begin adding blankets to the bed for extra wa…

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CLARK COUNTY — It’s still road construction season. Repairing local roads is a big job, especially after the flooding that occurred last spring. Clark County Road and Bridge crew is working hard on the repairs. Road and Bridge Foreman Darrin May said they are putting 30,000 yards of pit run …

MUD LAKE — There were many entries in the open class division at the fair. The Grand Champions include the following: Sicily Jacobs in Field Crops in the Intermediate division for her eggs. Sharlie Williams won in the Junior division for her eggs. Justin Place won in the senior division for …

LEWISVILLE — Pete and Jolene Mickelsen recently attended the wedding of their grandson, Tristan Lewis, son of Heath and Diana Lewis, of Rigby. Tristan was married to Kirsten Memory, daughter of Brian and Aimee Memory, of Allen, Texas, on Aug. 2, in the Church of Latter-day Saints Idaho Falls…

MUD LAKE — High school volleyball tryouts will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 12 and 13. They will break for lunch, and resume 12 to 2 p.m. There will be no parent/player meeting before tryouts, but will be one after tryouts. Physicals need to be done before tryouts. All freshmen and juniors…

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CLARK COUNTY — Summer continues with lots of hot weather in Clark County. There have been more thunderstorms bringing rain. Hay and other crops are being harvested no matter what the weather, and a lot of garden produce is now ready to use.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to former Lewisville resident, Josh Jardine, son of Roy and Joyce Jardine. He recently competed in the fourth annual Fall River Propane Swift Idol 2019 singing contest held in Wyoming. There were eight finalist contestants, and he sang two songs — Blake Shelton's…

GARFIELD — Wayne and Eva Smith had their Smith family reunion. They had 42 people attend that included their local children along with Jared and his family from Smithfield, Utah; Katie and her family from San Antonio, Texas; Mark and his family from Coon Rapids, Minn.; and Jill and her famil…

Born May 24, 1925, Dan McKenzie graduated from high school in 1943 at the peak of World War II and had dreams of flying and joining the Air Force.

CLARK COUNTY — Now that it is the end of July, another month of summer lies ahead. Clark County has many beautiful getaway places with campgrounds all around. People from all over come to Clark County to enjoy this time of year. Summertime here is like nowhere else. The blues skies go on for…

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LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Nate and Allie Dickson on the birth of their new baby boy. Ethan William Dickson was born July 25 at Madison Memorial Hospital, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. Big brothers Keith, Hyrum, Derrick, Nathaniel and Ammon, and big sister N…

GARFIELD — Kyson and Tanner Parker, sons of Jon and Kasandra Parker, had the opportunity to represent the U.S. for the Rexburg Summerfest earlier this month. They are on the American Footworks team that was team USA for Summerfest and they are headed to France with this team for three and a …

MENAN — Brooke Poorman, daughter of Perry and Nikki Poorman of Menan, and Lukas Morgan, son of Ryan Morgan of Idaho Falls and Resa Simons of Iona, are getting married Aug. 1 in Menan. A reception will be held in their honor that evening at the Menan red brick church.

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.

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GARFIELD — Garfield First Ward had their Relief Society’s Progressive Dinner the evening of July 18. They started at Emily Cook’s house for appetizers and introduced themselves and shared one thing that got them in trouble when they were younger. Then they went to Shelagh Davis’ house for sp…

CLARK COUNTY— Hot temperatures have come to our area. There has also been a lot of wind. None of this is unexpected at this time of year around here. The temperature does drop at night, though. Cool nights in this corner of Idaho are welcome.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to newlyweds, Jaxon and Bailey Walker, who were married July 20, at the Sereno Event Center in Annis. Bailey is the daughter of Tyson and Mary Tanner, and Jaxon is the son of former Lewisville resident, Lorin Walker, and his wife Vikki, now of Idaho Falls.

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