Linda Palmer is a Dual Immersion Spanish teacher for math, science and Spanish at Cottonwood Elementary School. She has been teaching fr five a half years between Farnsworth and Cottonwood.

Megan Clark of Rigby has been named to the Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Dean’s List for Spring 2021 semester.

MENAN — Scott and Maureah Woolf of Texas recently had a baby boy. They named him Pierce Andrew. He joins big sisters Addilyn and Myla. {span}Grandparents names are Jerald and Cheri Raymond of Menan and{/span}{span} John and Donna Woolf of Utah.{/span}

Clark County — Hot days, cool nights, high temperatures and the low temps have all taken place this month in our area. Many gardens have been planted. People are traveling to Clark County for summer recreation. Farmers, ranchers and others who have animals and crops put in extra hours this t…

Sympathies to Susan Gardner and her family at the passing of her husband, Bruce Gardner, 74, on May 28, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 5, at the Lewisville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with burial in the Fielding Memorial C…

Mud Lake — Mud Lake Museum and Historical Society Classic Car show will be on June 12. They will also sponsor a “Make Your Own Jewelry” day on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The class will be presented by Karen, Lacey, and Allie Stoddart. You can make bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and ankl…

GARFIELD — There has been lots of rain in Garfield recently. Along with the rain on May 21, there was also a power outage for several hours. It was reported that the power line along County Line Road was laying on the side of the road. Someone reported that Rocky Mountain Power was working r…

MUD LAKE — West Jefferson High School Drama participants performed to a standing ovation on opening night of “Descendants” the musical, which had six performances between May 25 and 27. Students participating included the following: Eliza Anhder, Bellamy Babcock, Corden Babcock, Jaylee Ball,…

MENAN — The Menan Stake will be having baptisms June 5 at the Menan Stake Center. Please check with individual wards for times of the baptisms.

CLARK COUNTY— The school year ended for Clark County School District #161 with lots of celebrating. Students in junior and senior high school went to the Waring City Park in Dubois for their last day. They enjoyed outdoor activities in between rain showers. Teachers cooked hot dogs and hambu…

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 — Thurl Bailey retired NBA player was the featured speaker at West Jefferson sixth and seventh graders’ DARE graduation last week. Seventh graders were unable to have DARE graduation last year because school was out for COVID. Seventh graders reviewed the last three lessons in the D…

Clarissa Morris is a third grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary School. She has been teaching for 17 years and this is her ninth year at Jefferson Elementary. 

GARFIELD — The Garfield Book Club is meeting at 7 pm tonight at McKensie Johnson’s home. The book to be discussed is “Guide Me Into Eternity” by Christine Tuttle Monsen and Stan Zenk.

MENAN — The Rigby High School Graduation will be held May 26 at the Motor–Vu Drive In in Idaho Falls. Gates open at 7:45 p.m. and each graduate is allowed to have one vehicle come to graduation. The ceremony will begin at 9 p.m.

LEWISVILLE — Lewisville is saddened at the passing of long–time resident, Lee Sauer, on Sunday, May 23. Our deepest sympathies to his wife, Pam, and family. Funeral services will be held later this week.

Carsen Smith is a first grade elementary education teacher at Cottonwood Elementary School. Smith has been teaching for two years and this is her first year at Cottonwood.

Tate Jones, son of Roger and Maria Jones, has been called to serve in the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission. He spoke in the Lewisville Second Ward on Sunday, May 16, and will start his Missionary Training today.

Jessica Nukaya is a fifth grade teacher at Harwood Elementary School. She has been teaching for seven years, all at Harwood.

LEWISVILLE — The community of Lewisville is saddened at the passing of lifelong resident, Robert James Barnes, 86, who passed away peacefully on May 5, at his home. Robert was the last remaining child of Edwin and Alta Ball Barnes. A viewing was held on Monday, May 10, at the Lewisville Firs…

MUD LAKE — Mud Lake Museum is looking for food vendors on June 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for their classic car show. You can contact Trish Petersen at 208–243–1942 to sign up and for more information. You can also visit mudlakemuseum.com or the museum at 1097 N 1500 E in Mud Lake.

GARFIELD — People in Garfield are enjoying the nice Spring weather. Some youth are enjoying being able to play soccer and run track. Other people are cleaning out flower beds and working on their gardens.

MENAN — Clifton Rhodehouse, long time resident of Menan, recently passed away. A funeral was held May 1 at The Menan 1st and 2nd Ward Building. It was also available on Zoom. He was buried in the Annis Little–Butte Cemetery.

Cheri Stirling teaches in the English portion of the third grade Chinese program at South Fork Elementary School. She has been teaching for seven years and this is her third year at South Fork.

CLARK COUNTY — The changing of seasons has happened here in Clark County. The green grasses, warmer temperatures and return of crop-dusting planes are sure signs of spring and summer here in this corner of “God’s country!”

LEWISVILLE — Lee and Patsi Hinckley are grandparents again – they have 17 now! Their son, Elliott Hinckley, and his wife Brooke, are the proud parents of a baby girl born on her great grandmother, Edna Rock’s birthday, April 29. Her name will be Erielle Leone (after her great–grandmother, Gl…

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.

Cindy Schmidt is a fifth grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary School. Schmidt has been teaching for four years and this is her first year at Jefferson Elementary.

MUD LAKE — Kala Tolman’s third and fourth grade class celebrated Earth Day by picking up garbage outside the school and making chalk designs on the sidewalk leading to the school.

MENAN — The Menan Stake will be having baptisms May 1 at the Menan Stake Center. Please check with your individual wards for times of the baptisms.

GARFIELD — The Garfield Book Club will be meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Jana Snedaker’s home. The book to be discussed is “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan”.

MUD LAKE — Emilee Severe was awarded a prestigious Marie Curie fellowship to research microplastics in agricultural soils in the United Kingdom. This is one of the highest honors given by the European Commission, providing full research and travel support for her Ph.D. research. She is curre…

MENAN — Abby Daw, formally of Menan, recently had her first baby. She had a baby boy. His name’s Maddox NJ. Grandparents are Steve and Danise Daw of Menan.

Stacey Hutchins is a fifth grade teacher at South Fork Elementary school. Hutchins has been teaching for seven years but has been helping in classrooms since high school.

CLARK COUNTY — Windy days have been the norm around here. Maybe this week we will have a break from the wind. It is time to begin planting crops and gardens. Now that the ground has been dried out with the help of the wind, hopefully planting will go smoothly.

LEWISVILLE — At the recent Menan Stake Conference, several leadership changes were made: Leon Clark, of Grant Second Ward was released as a member of the High Council and president of the Stake Sunday School; he was sustained as the new Stake Patriarch. Rulon Cook, of Grant Second Ward, will…

MENAN — Kyler Keetch, son of Thad and Tracy Keetch of Menan and Lucy Thomas, daughter of Stephen and Joanne Thomas of Arizona were married April 10 in the Phoenix Arizona Temple. A reception was held in their honor that evening in Arizona.

Sarah Taulanga is a Spanish Immersion kindergarten teacher at Jefferson Elementary. She has been teaching for five years, all at Jefferson Elementary.

LEWISVILLE — The community of Lewisville is saddened at the passing of long–time resident, Loa Putnam Madsen, 95, who died April 3, following a massive stroke. Our deepest sympathies to her family. Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 8, with burial in the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery.

MUD LAKE — The Giving Pantry has rolled out their plans for the spring and summer months for food distributions. The Giving Cupboard staff and volunteers are currently serving 40 to 50 families once a month. Beginning in April, they will be coming to Mud Lake twice a month, on the 2nd and 4t…

MENAN — The Menan Stake will be having baptisms April 10 at the Menan Stake Center. Please check with your individual wards for times of the baptisms. If you do attend, please wear a mask to keep you and other individuals safe.