GARFIELD—The Garfield First Relief Society birthday party dinner will be held Thursday evening March 14 at 7 p.m. There will be dinner and a service auction. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening.

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ROBERTS—The city holds a community potluck luncheon at the Roberts Community Center on the second Wednesday of every month at 12 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Potluck dishes are encouraged, and cash donations are welcome, with proceeds going towards the community food bank held every f…

LEWISVILLE — Congratulations to David and Suanne Ellsworth, on the birth of their latest grandbaby, Ridge Ellsworth. He is the son of Darin and Mackenzie Ellsworth and was born on March 13, weighing six pounds, one ounce, and measuring 19 inches long. Big sister, Kapree and big brother, Ashe…

Clark County—March is moving along quickly. Some of our snow is going with it. Higher temperatures during the day are helping with that. Before long it will change from calving and lambing season to planting season.

MENAN—The Menan-Annis-Grant Public Library will have no Story Hour this week due to it being Spring Break for the Jefferson School District No. 251.

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CLARK COUNTY—Spring seems to be taking its time arriving here. There is still a bunch of snow around our county. The Kilgore Road had only one lane open for a while, so the road was closed. After a lot of hard work by the county road crew, the road is open.

GARFIELD—Norma Rounds celebrated her 96th birthday. She had lunch with her daughters and granddaughters at the Rexburg Temple in the cafeteria.

LEWISVILLE—At the recent Rigby High School Future Farmers of America meeting, Logan Thornley, son of Wade and Amy Thornley, was elected as a Sentinel, and Ashley Meyers, daughter of Brian and Loretta Meyers, was a State Degree recipient.

GARFIELD—Ashley Jenson took first place on her painting at the Rigby High School Winter Art Show last week. She also received the Principal's Choice Award. She painted a scenery of Delta Lake in the Grand Teton National Park. The painting was sold to the Rigby High School Principal.

ROBERTS—Roberts 1st Ward held their annual Pinewood Derby last week, at the Mustang Center. Scott Goodmansen ran the event. There were 18 participants, all Boy Scout or Activity Days aged. Each contestant was able to race their homemade car eight times, with their average time from those rac…

CLARK COUNTY—It is a new month that may include warmer weather. Daylight Savings Time “spring ahead” takes place Saturday night/early Sunday morning. The longer days with sunshine mornings are welcome!

LEWISVILLE—The Menan Stake is having its Young Men’s basketball tournament on Thursday, March 7, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Stake Center. Both Lewisville Wards will be playing in the tournament. Depending on their seeding, the boys will play at 6:00 or 7:00 p.m., with the championship game…

Born Feb. 18, 1932, in Philadelphia, Evan J. Tibbott grew up loving the outdoors and spending time in his family’s cabin in the Appalachian Mountains.

GARFIELD—Tuesday night the Garfield First Teachers Quorum participated in a career night led by Jackie Hall. They did some martial arts and learned about running a small business.

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ROBERTS—Roberts Elementary students will be recognized and presented with awards from the Roberts Lions Club at the school assembly on March 6 at 10 a.m. Parents will be notified and invited to attend. Eleven year old students from Roberts Elementary were asked to draw “Peace Posters” with t…

LEWISVILLE-The two Lewisville Wards’ Cub Scouts had their annual Pinewood Derby last week. The top three racers were 1) Stone Nield, son of Eric and Kacey Nield, 2) Cy Hooper, son of Carl and Lacey Hooper, and 3) McKade Hawkes, son of Josh and Kelsey Hawkes. A great crowd attended at the Lew…

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.

Rigby Study Club members met Feb. 6 at the home of Hostess Linda Miller. Chairman for the meeting was Darla Curtis. The theme of the evening was "Celebrate Culture - The Philippines Today". Husbands of the Study Club members were also invited to attend. President Debbie Finn welcomed members…

ROBERTS—A fire broke out in the early hours of Feb. 15, at the home of Janet Richardson of Bear Island in Roberts. The fire was unable to be stopped, and quickly engulfed the home, leaving behind a skeleton that used to be a house. Central Fire Chief Carl Anderson said upon arrival the two-s…

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MUD LAKE—The West Jefferson School Board of Trustees will hold a meeting for gathering information for future budget considerations on March 12 at 6 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to attend and give their input about upcoming budget concerns.

CLARK COUNTY —Weather conditions continue to vary between cold, wet snow and freezing temperatures. We have lots of water around in the form of snow. It looks like it could be a muddy springtime in our county. Workers on city, county, and state road crews have worked around the clock to keep…

GARFIELD—Wayne and Eva Smith, Ron and Donna Wilding, Brent and Rose Ann Stout, and Mike and Janine Clifford from Garfield First Ward went to the Virgin Islands together. They are all neighbors and have raised 25 children together and have had a dream to go on vacation together. Wayne and Eva…

ROBERTS—The Jefferson County Assessor’s office is holding property tax reduction circuit breaker meetings this week and next. The meetings will be held in Roberts in the meeting rooms of the Roberts Public Library on Feb. 14 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have any questions contact t…

LEWISVILLE—Congratulations to Denny and Cheryl Taylor, who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their kids and grandkids at the Teton Grill in Menan.

CLARK COUNTY—This season here in our corner of Idaho is breathtakingly beautiful to see. Some days the full Teton Range is in view, while other days there are white blankets of clouds. There are bald eagles and other beautiful birds all around, snow drifts and plowed snow piles all over the …

GARFIELD—Ashley Jenson auditioned last Saturday for Idaho Falls Got Talent She was informed that she had made it into semifinals. They had over 80 people audition. She played a piano song that she composed and sang. She will be performing on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at Taylor View Middle School in …

ROBERTS—Parent teacher conferences were held last week at Roberts Elementary. As is the custom, the PTO provided dinner for one night, and the faculty chose dinner the second night.  Teachers were available to talk to parents about their students’ progress, as well as new programs available …

LEWISVILLE—Congratulations to Kalli Smith, daughter of Leland and Lisa Smith, of Lewisville, and C.J. Day, daughter of Jason and Chandra Day, of Menan, who were recently presented with nice jackets from Scotty’s True Value in Rigby for their involvement with their Young Producer’s I.F.A. Pro…

MENAN—The Menan 2nd Ward Relief Society Book Club will be meeting Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Bonnie Seegmiller’s home. They’re going to be discussing “Two Disappear” by Cliff Black. They meet once a month to discuss different books.

CLARK COUNTY—We’ve had some beautifully clear blue skies, with a bit of precipitation mixed in for good measure. Now that February is here and no matter what a groundhog says, we brace ourselves for whatever else the weather brings.

MENAN—The Jefferson School District No. 251 will not be having school Feb. 1 due to parent teacher conferences.

ROBERTS—Roberts Elementary math night was a big success. The students and their parents enjoyed a night of escape-room themed games, in which the classes were “turned into robots” and had to solve math problems to be able to turn back into kids.

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 — Congratulations to Josh and Kelsey Hawkes on the birth of their new baby boy. Creed Daines Hawkes made his entrance into the world on Jan. 25, a few weeks early, but is doing well. He tipped the scales at five pounds, seven ounces, and was 18 inches long. He will be spending som…

CLARK COUNTY — Our weather is true January weather with freezing fog at night resulting in hoarfrost in the mornings. It has been beautiful around here. One must just slow down while driving.

MUD LAKE—West Jefferson High School Wrestlers will have the Sugar-Salem Double Dual on Jan. 24 at Sugar at 6:00 p.m. with Snake River and American Falls. The Boys basketball team will have games Jan. 24 at Ririe at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 29 at home against Butte at 5:30 p.m., and Jan. 30 at home ag…

ROBERTS—One of the Jefferson School District 251 buses slid off the road last week near the Osgood gas station and into a semi-truck. The semi had also slid off the road onto the wrong side and was parked there while the driver was putting chains on in order to make it up the hill. No one wa…