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ROBERTS — The Roberts First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be putting on their annual nativity on at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Elise Padigimus, primary president for the ward, is changing things up a little this year. Rather than dinner first with the nativity after, t…

MUD LAKE — Mud Lake Museum will present “Christmas Tree Lane” 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and tomorrow, 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. There will be a display of community-decorated Christmas trees, live entertainment and gingerbread houses. Santa Cl…

CLARK COUNTY — It is now December. The town of Dubois is decked out with its street-light Christmas decorations, the tree in the truck turnaround has been lit and a blanket of snow covers the ground. As of Nov. 27, it looks like winter is here to stay.

Sherry Locascio is an English and reading teacher at Clark County Junior High School. She teaches sixth, seventh and eighth grades. She has been teaching for 14 years, 13 of which have been at the junior high.

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Alicia Ward is a business education teacher at Ririe High School. She teaches graphic design, personal finance and video production. She also advises the high school’s Business Professionals of America chapter and yearbook. Her teaching career began at RHS in 2018.

ROBERTS — Gale Scrivner was celebrated last week for her 20 years of service to the City of Roberts. Mayor Robert “B. J.” Berlin presented her with an award of appreciation for her dedication to the community. Gale, the Roberts city clerk, started working for the city in June of 1999. Carmen…

CLARK COUNTY — It’s that time of year around here when the wind blows the thistle bushes around. The wind also blows snow off the mountains. Most of the October snow melted off the Centennial Range that is visible from Dubois. More snow is certainly on the way. Lynn Tomlinson was at the stor…

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 — Austin and Bridgette Poole welcomed a baby boy into their family Nov. 19. His name is Kolter Ray. He joins big brother Kaceton. Grandparents are Rodney and Earlene Poole of Menan and Bill and Barbara Blair of Rexburg.

ROBERTS — Roberts Elementary School held its Veterans Day assembly Nov. 8. Veterans, as well as active duty service members from the community, were invited to come and introduce themselves and talk a little bit about their service. Ron Scott served in the Air Force as an airplane mechanic f…

Karen Johnson is a fifth grade language arts and social studies teacher at Terreton Elementary-Junior High School. She has taught for 20 years in West Jefferson School District No. 253. She began at Hamer Elementary School and taught there for 11 years. This is her ninth year at Terreton Ele…

GARFIELD — Jim and Jane Bunnell had their great-granddaughter, Evelynn Sue Siepert, visit with them last week from Rexburg. They will be able to watch her more this next year.

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MENAN — Emma Shippen, daughter of Troy and Janet Shippen of Menan,was crowned “Miss Cache Valley” Nov. 9 and will be representing Cache Valley in the Miss Utah Pageant of the Miss America Organization in June 2020. They were able to invite a “Little Miss” with them and they will follow them …

CLARK COUNTY — The hills are alive with wildlife activity. Elk, moose and various wildlife are “in the rut” (mating) and hunters have been out looking for them. The Kilgore Store held their annual black powder hunting season dish to pass/potluck dinner Nov. 15. Folks who frequent the Kilgore…

LEWISVILLE — Larry and Nelda Drollinger had a surprise when all five of their boys got together and showed up to help Larry celebrate his 80th birthday in Arizona recently. Larry and Nelda’s sons are Brad, Scott, Layne, Lex and Kelly.

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CLARK COUNTY — November is a month in which we give extra thanks. In Clark County there many people, places and things for which to give thanks. Along with the agricultural land, animals, camping, hunting and fishing spots, we also have people who work together at community benefit gathering…

MENAN — The Menan City Council will be meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Menan City Hall. Anyone is invited to come and hear what’s going on in the City of Menan.

GARFIELD — Ethan Reese, son of Todd and Julie Reese, just completed his second year of cross-country for Rigby High School. He earned his varsity letter, was named sophomore runner of the year for the boys and was an alternate at the State cross-country meet. The Rigby team took sixth place …

MUD LAKE — West Jefferson Drama Department’s presentation of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” had a very successful first week. Both Saturday performances were sold out in advance. They will have performances this week at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 16 in the auditorium. The cast in…

GARFIELD — The family of Roy and Norma Rounds all met for a family Halloween party and for family home evening Oct. 28. There were games, treats and scary songs. They took a family photo to remember the day. About 50 family members attended the event.

MENAN — The Menan Second Ward Relief Society Book Club will be meeting at 7 p.m. today at Bonnie Seegmiller’s home. Ward members will be discussing “As I Have Loved You” by Kitty de Ruyter-Bone.

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CLARK COUNTY — Now it’s November. The days are shorter and colder. Most cattle ranchers have sorted cattle and weaned the calves. Crops have been harvested and fields stand ready for the winter season. The sounds become a bit different in this area this time of year.

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to Chris and Natalie Hinckley on the birth of their new baby girl. She was born Oct. 24, via cesarean section. Her name will be Brelynn Emma Hinckley, and she weighed in at 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Big sisters are Blakelee, age 4, and Brook…

Kirk C. Summers is an agriculture education teacher at Clark County Junior/Senior High School and he teaches shop classes at the school. He has been teaching for nearly 20 years, though this is his first year in Clark County School District No. 161.

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 — Deelynn and Sarah Armstrong had their two sons, Trey and Payton, set apart the same day for missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Trey will be serving in Argentina Mexico. He left for the Missionary Training Center in Mexico Oct. 22. Payton will be doing a …

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.

LEWISVILLE — Don’t miss the Lewisville trunk-or-treating at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Come, wear costumes and gather together at the Lewisville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints west parking lot for the Lewisville community trunk-or-treat event. Hot chocolate and doughnuts will be provided.

Susan Sterzer is a math teacher at Ririe High School. She teaches algebra 2, pre-calculus, dual enrollment college algebra through College of Southern Idaho, basic statistics, math in the real world and calculus. She completed her student teaching in Ririe and never left. This is her 13th ye…

CLARK COUNTY — Halloween is coming and the remainder of this year is creeping away. Daylight Saving Time ends Nov. 3. That is when we “fall back” an hour. Daylight hours will shorten and before long winter will set in.

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MUD LAKE — The Community Church of Mud Lake will hold their Harvest Festival dinner and auction Saturday at the West Jefferson Senior Center. The roast beef and lamb dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. Typically, the church meets 10 to 11 a.m. Sundays. On normal meeting days, d…

MENAN — Marci Johnson — former resident of Menan and daughter of Keith and Beverly Johnson, and Brady Stuart — son of Earl and Mindy Stuart of Tremonton, Utah, are getting married Nov. 9 in The Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A reception was held in Tre…

LEWISVILLE — Lewisville trunk-or-treating will be at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. Come, wear costumes and gather together at the Lewisville Church west parking lot for the Lewisville community trunk-or-treat event. Hot chocolate and doughnuts will be provided.

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GARFIELD —Samantha Stringham, daughter of Steve and Christie Stringham received her mission call to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Samantha will be serving in Tampa, Fla. She will be leaving for the Missionary Training Center in November.

MUD LAKE — Red Ribbon Week will be this week at Terreton Elementary-Junior High School. There will be several activities for the students to learn more about being drug free. The theme of Oct. 21 was “Don’t get caught sleeping, say no to drugs” and it is pajama day. Tuesday’s theme was “Too …

CLARK COUNTY — Multiple people enjoyed Homecoming Week Dubois. From dressing ‘90s style to Hawaiian and then cowboy, to the white-out on Homecoming day, students and school staff all enjoyed the celebration. On Oct. 18, the weather cooperated for a nice parade down Main Street. Local folks, …

MENAN — The Greater Menan Community is having a community trunk-or-treat at 6 p.m. Saturday by the Menan City Hall. There will be a potato bar and treats as well there. Those not interested in the trunk-or-treat are nonetheless welcome to join for the potato bar.

Angela Horikami is a fourth grade teacher at Terreton Elementary. This is her first year as a teacher of a class, though she was previously the ESL teacher at Henry’s Fork Elementary in St. Anthony.

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LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to newlyweds, Joshua and Katelyn Thibault, who were married Oct. 11 in the Idaho Falls Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A reception was held in their honor that evening at The Venue Studios in Rigby. Katelyn is the daughter of Calvin and…