Tyrell Post is a teacher at Farnsworth Middle School in the Essentials Department teaching eighth grade health and PE for sixth and eighth grade. Post has been teaching for seven years and this is his first year at FMS.
MENAN — Menan has recently lost several residents. Louis Olsen, Barbara Weber, Myrle Hanson and Bob Hunting have all passed away.
GARFIELD — The Garfield 1st Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints started to have primary on the internet on Jan. 17. The Primary Presidency is hosting by Zoom Primary meetings every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. These meetings last for 15 minutes. There is a prayer, scripture, talk…
CLARK COUNTY — There is a family of bald eagles hanging out in our area. They nest just south of Dubois. Sometimes they go sit on fences on the northwest part of town. What an awesome sight to see the beautiful birds we have here.
MUD LAKE — The Community Church of Mud Lake will have services online on their Facebook page. They will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings.
LEWISVILLE — Porter and Jenise Taylor Robertson, were married Jan. 15, at the Menan Town Hall. Jenise is the daughter of Waco and Anna Taylor, and Porter is the son of Ryan and Mindy Robertson of Paul, Idaho. Following their honeymoon, they will continue their studies at BYU–Idaho.
Lyle Thompson is in the Physical Education Department at Rigby High School. He teaches Lifetime Sports, advanced PE, Personal Fitness and Bootcamp. He has been teaching for 39 years, all at Rigby High School.
GARFIELD — There was a power outage in Garfield for a while in the afternoon on Jan. 6. The Rocky Mountain Power reported that the outage was caused by a car accident. They also estimated that 300 homes were out of power.
CLARK COUNTY — Students at Clark County Jr./Sr. High School worked on community service projects before Christmas. Then they took the products of their labors to fourteen folks. Each class, grades six through twelve, picked two Clark County residents and made them a fleece blanket. They work…
MENAN — The Jefferson School District #251 Board of Trustees will be having their regular Board Meeting 6:30pm Jan. 13 at the Jefferson School District #251 Office.
LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Carlton and Kaitlyn Jensen on the birth of their new baby boy. He was born on Jan. 8, at Mountain View Hospital, weighing six pounds, eleven ounces, and measuring 19 inches long. His name will be Levi Carlton Jensen, and his big brother, William, age three, is…
GARFIELD — The Garfield Book Club will be meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Diane Meyers' home.
Annette Layton Fullmer is a teacher at Rigby High School teaching Special Education-Life Skills, Math, English, and Community Living. Fullmer has been teaching for five years.
LEWISVILLE — Due to Covid–19 restrictions, private family funeral services were held for the late Nona Call Hunter Dec. 23 at the Lewisville First Ward. Long–time Lewisville resident, Nona Hunter, passed away at the age of 99 years on Sunday, Dec. 20. Nona was involved in church and civic af…
MUD LAKE — West Jefferson Girls Basketball team will have a game Jan. 7 at Firth at 4:30 p.m. The bus will leave at 2:45. They will also have a game at home with Ririe on Jan. 9 at 4:30 p.m.
MENAN — The Menan 2nd Ward Young Women Winter Camp day was reported incorrectly in the column Dec. 30. It was held Jan. 29–30. If you want details, please contact someone in the Young Women Presidency about when they’re meeting.
CLARK COUNTY — Reflecting on the past year here, it is good to note that there were no floods or fires. We have a great team of school leaders, teachers, staff and students. Our county has stayed quite well during the current pandemic. There have been babies born even as some people pass on.…
MENAN — Payton VanSteenkiste, son of Mike and Sarah VanSteenkiste, has signed a contract to play football with BYU. He graduates from Rigby High School May 2021. He will be starting school at BYU when he comes back from his mission.
GARFIELD — Some of the young men in the Garfield 1st Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints went snowboarding and skiing at Kelly Canyon Ski Resort on Dec. 23. They had a good time.
CLARK COUNTY — Here we are at the end of the year. Much has happened as we push on through the current pandemic. The Clark County Community works together to make life better for one another and to spread cheer through the gloomy days.
MUD LAKE — West Jefferson girls basketball games will resume this week. The girls will play 5:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at Challis.
CLARK COUNTY — Correction: In the photo of Lisa Holden Jackson and Treva Holden May that was with my column last week, Treva is on the right, not on the left as noted.
MENAN — The Menan Planning and Zoning and The Menan City Council met together Dec. 18 to discuss the Impact Area Agreement with Jefferson County. They also talked about the Comprehensive plan with Kurt Hibbert.
GARFIELD — Garth and Stephanie Munns and family are in the process of moving from Garfield. They will be missed.
Laron Johnson is a teacher at Rigby High School in the Social Studies department. Johnson teaches Economics, the Holocaust, World History, and Maximizing Personal Development. He has been teaching in the Jefferson School Dist. for 24 years and at Rigby high for the past eight years.
LEWISVILLE — Longtime Lewisville resident, Nona Call Hunter, 99, passed away peacefully at her home in Lewisville on Sunday evening, Dec. 20. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Matt Harris is a teacher at Ririe High School in the Media Technology Department. He teaches Web Design and Marketing as well as assisting within the department and serving as the District Athletic Director. He has been teaching for two years, both of which have been spent at Ririe.
MUD LAKE — There will be no school for Christmas and New Year’s break from Dec. 24 to Jan. 4
GARFIELD — The Garfield 1st Ward Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints held an activity on Dec. 15 to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. It was held at the church and also on Zoom.
MENAN — Ashlyn Jones, daughter of Val and Kathryn Jones of Menan, and Tyrell Larson, son of Trevor and Katrina Larson of St. Anthony are getting married Dec. 18 in the Idaho Falls Temple.
CLARK COUNTY — Members of the Dubois Lions Club served as Santa’s Helpers on Dec. 10. They went out and hand delivered cards and gifts to a variety of town folk. On Dec. 20, the Lions will meet at 6 p.m. at the Lions Hall. They’ll go judge the town lighting contest and winners will be announ…
LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville First Ward will have its first–ever Drive–Through Christmas Party Dec. 21. Come for a fun treat and a Christmas Family Home Evening lesson for your family. Children can bring their letters to Santa Claus; there will be a special mailbox you can mail them in.
Cathy Johnson is a teacher at Rigby High School in the Special Education department teaching math, English, science and life skills. She has been a teacher for 12 years with her career spent entirely at Rigby.
CLARK COUNTY — Tis the season for pleasant surprises. The holidays bring out a lot of extra goodness in people. Recently a representative for a “Secret Santa” showed up in Dubois. He brought a big surprise for local resident Patricia Guiterrez who received a check for a big amount! Patricia …
MENAN – The Menan City Council will be meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Menan City Building. Anyone is invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan.
MUD LAKE — There will be no school Dec. 11 for teacher inservice day.
LEWISVILLE — Rhett Thornley, son of Wade and Amy Thornley, is returning home from serving in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission this week. He will speak in Sacrament Meeting at 12 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Lewisville First Ward. His brother, Logan Thornley, will also be speaking, as he is preparing to e…
GARFIELD — The Garfield Book Club met on Dec. 2. The members of this club are now reading the magazine article “Can You Say . . . Hero?” by Tom Junod and also watching the movie “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” The next meeting will be held at 7 pm on Jan. 6 at Diane Meyers’ home.
CLARK COUNTY — A new month has begun. 2020 is coming to an end. Christmas is just around the bend. The Christmas tree lighting in Dubois is tonight beginning at 6:00 p.m. The tree is at the truck turnaround curve on the east end of Main Street. There will be caroling, a visit from Santa and …
Rachelle Bosh is a teacher at Rigby Virtual Academy teaching sixth through eighth grade English, Social Studies and “a handful of electives.” Bosh has been a teacher for ten years.
MENAN — The Menan Planning and Zoning Committee will be meeting at 7:00 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Menan City Building. Everyone’s invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan.
MUD LAKE — West Jefferson High School Symphony and Choir had a concert last week at the high school auditorium. Students were allowed two audience members to allow for social distancing. The choir sang the following numbers: Nightfall, The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Jazz Me, Proud Corazon, Little …
GARFIELD — The Rigby 1st Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–day Saints is having a Christmas social from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the pavilion on Dec. 8. There will be outside heaters there and please dress warm.
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 — The Menan City Council talked about in the Nov. 12 meeting: City Mitigation for COVID Action, a DEQ Grant Funds and Acceptance Letter, Property taxes, Treasures Report and Updated Discussion of Commercial Sewer Dump at Lagoons.
Troy Shippen is a teacher at Rigby High School in the Physical Education department. He teaches strength and conditioning as well as lifetime sports. He has been a teacher for 27 years at Rigby and spent his first year of teaching at Roberts.
CLARK COUNTY — We had snow that stayed on the ground for a while in Dubois. It melted and a new blanket of snow has been expected. Winter is truly on its way to stay. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy winter sports in our county soon.
GARFIELD — Joe and Jodi Richins and their children recently moved to Autumn Heights Subdivision in Garfield. They moved here from Phoenix, Arizona. Welcome to Garfield.
LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville First Ward leadership underwent reorganization on Sunday, Nov. 22. Roger Nield was released as being bishop in the ward for the last five years, along with his counselors, Terry Ellsworth and Eric Nield, and Executive Secretary, Leland Smith; Financial Clerk, Chuc…
Lindsay Stauffer is a Special Education Teacher at Ririe Junior/Senior High School for math, reading and study skills. She's been teaching for 16 years and this is her fourth year at Ririe.
LEWISVILLE — The Lewisville Book Study group is holding their November book discussion meeting this evening at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Beverly Bramwell. They have been reading “The Girl They Left Behind,” by Roxanne Veletzos. Visitors and new members are always welcome.
CLARK COUNTY — As the weather gets colder and winter seriously sets in, people in Clark County take it in stride. There are cattle and other animals outside to feed now. Camping, fishing, hunting and other seasonal activities outside will soon subside as folks drag out their snow mobiles and…