Ashley Yates and Brigham Youngstrom have chosen to be married Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

RETURNS—Jacob J. Olaveson, son of Brett and Jeri Olaveson, of Rigby, is returning from a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Stockholm Sweden Mission. He will speak April 21 at 9 a.m. at the Labelle 3rd Ward.

Hailey Stone, of Rigby, and Carter Andrew, of Boise, have chosen to be married April 12, at the Rexburg Temple.

The family of Ceril H. Shumway, of Rigby, celebrated his 80th birthday with a surprise birthday party March 23 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Grant building.

The family of Orvin Twitchell, of Mud Lake, and the Mud Lake Historical Society is celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house from 5 to 7 p.m., April 12, at the Mud Lake Museum.

J. Howard Johnson, of Ririe, is celebrating his retirement from the Natural Resources Conservation Service, NRCS, with an open house March 28 from noon to 3 p.m. at the USDA Service Center, 210 South 5th West in Rigby.

Robert and Pamella Cardwell, of Rigby, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family party March 24 that was hosted by their children at Jakers Bar and Grill in Idaho Falls.

To Ohio— Savannah Lue Sheppard, of Rigby, daughter of Rhett and Bridgette Sheppard, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Ohio Columbus Kirtland Visitors Center Mission.

The family of Lloyd Gneiting, of Rigby, is celebrating his 100th birthday at his winter home in Queen Valley, Ariz. on March 20. His friends of Queen Valley will be honoring him with a celebration scheduled at a recreation hall where ice cream and cake will be served, along with a movie depi…

Brayden Dee Campbell, 14, of Rigby, son of Greg and Janel Campbell, earned his Eagle Scout award in scout troop No. 29. Campbell received his award at a presentation March 2 at the Rigby South Stake Center.

Nicole Warner and Michael Shaha have chosen to be married March 8 at the Gilbert Arizona Temple.

To Washington— Alexis Martinez, daughter of Fred and Jenny Martinez, has been called to serve an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Kennewick Washington Mission.

To Illinois— Richard and Diana Barney, of Lewisville, have been called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission as Teamsters.

A daughter, Nellie, was born Oct. 17, 2018, to Trent and Cara Van Leuven, of Mackay. She was 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She is welcomed home by brother Everett and Ahmeeka, grandparents Jody and Carla Schmardebeck of Rigby and Jerry and Krystal Van Leuven and great-grandparents Vail Van Leuven, of …

Avon and Cloyann Wilde, of Roberts, are celebrating their 72nd wedding anniversary with an open house March 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. that will be hosted by their children.

The family of Letha Rumsey, of Ririe, is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Turtle and Crane Assisted Living in Idaho Falls.

Larry and Darlene Anderson, of Rigby, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an anniversary party Feb. 23 at the Rigby Community Presbyterian Church, 111 E. 1st N. from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The family of Betty Chase, of Ririe, is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Betty’s home.

Karson Wright, 14, of Rigby, son of Scott and Lisa Wright, earned his Eagle Scout award in scout troop no. 30. Wright received his award at a presentation Jan. 13 at the Labelle 2nd Ward.

Stockton Banta, of Rigby, son of Weston Banta and Stephanie Parkinson, earned his Eagle Scout award in scout troop no. 250 of the Rudy LDS Ward and no. 319 of the Idaho Falls 19th LDS Ward. Banta will receive his award at a presentation, which will be held Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at The Church of …

U.S. Air Force Airman, Madeline G. Morgan, of Rigby, daughter of Melanie and Michael Vecchio, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

TO CANADA: Rusten Furrows, son of Doug and Mary Joe Holm and late Randy Furrows, of Rigby, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Montreal Canada French Speaking Mission. He will be speaking at the Rigby 4th Ward on Jan. 27 at 1…

To Kansas— Mayli Murdock, daughter of Mark and Michelle Murdock of Terreton, has be called to serve an 18-month mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Wichita Kansas Mission. She spoke at the Terreton Stake Center on Dec. 30. She will enter the Missionary Training Ce…

Mckenna Hall, of Rigby, and John Ure of Logan, Utah have chosen to be married Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the Logan, Utah LDS Temple.

To Las Vegas—Rhett Thornley, son of Wade and Amy Thornley of Lewisville, has been called to serve a two year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission. He spoke at the Lewisville First Ward Nov. 25. He reported to the Missionary Training Center Nov. 28

To Texas— Nathan Jared Byram, son of BJ and Maria Byram, of Rigby, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Lubbock, Texas Mission. He will speak Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Garfield 5th Ward, 5 North 3900 E. He reports to the Missionar…

Dulce Chavez, a senior at Clark County High School, was recently awarded a scholarship by the District Six Idaho volleyball officials. She plans to attend college in Idaho Falls at the College of Eastern Idaho in the fall. Her plans are to go into medical assisting and eventually obtain a ba…

Rigby resident and Korean War Veteran George Marriott recently received his 60-year pin with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1004.

To Honduras—Ty Hancock, son of Matt and Nancy Hancock, of Menan, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Honduras, Tegucigalpa Mission. He spoke Sept. 23. He reports to the Mexico Missionary Training Center Oct. 10.

To Washington— Daniel Brent Ball, son of R. Duane and Becky Ball, of Grant, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Washington Seattle Mission. He will speak Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at the Grant LDS Church. He reports to the Missionary …

To Pennsylvania — Kyler Keetch, son of Thad and Tracy Keetch, of Menan, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Mission. He will speak Sept. 16 at 9 a.m. in Menan 2nd Ward. He reports to the Missionary Tra…

To ColoradO — McKenna Larson, daughter of Eric and Tiffany Larson, of Rigby, has been called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Colorado Denver North Mission. She spoke Aug. 26 in Garfield 4th Ward. She enters the Missionary Training Center on Sept. 5.

RETURNS— Zachary Burgess, son of Zane and Annie Burgess, of Menan, is returning from a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints in the California Redlands Mission. He will speak Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. at the Menan Red Brick Church.

To Virginia—Braden Jesse Youngstrom, son of Brad and Tina Youngstrom, of Rigby, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Virginia Richmond Mission. He spoke Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. in Rigby 8th Ward at the Rigby East Stake Center. He wi…

To Columbia— Preston Ames, son of Patrick and Mary Kaye Ames, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Columbia Bogota North Mission. He spoke Aug. 26 at the Rudy/Clark Building. He reports to the Mission Training Center on Aug. 29.

To Columbia— Preston Ames, son of Patrick and Mary Kaye Ames, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in the Columbia Bogota North Mission. He will speak Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. at the Rudy/Clark Building. He reports to the Mission Training Cent…

Lael Lofgran, of Rigby, will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house Aug. 25 at 5 p.m. the Rigby City Park at the Bob Brown Shelter.

Darline Tolley Simmons, of Rigby, will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house for friends and family Aug. 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Ririe Stake Center.

To Argentina—Brayden J. Mecham, son of Justin and Lori Mecham, has been called to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Argentina Mendoza Mission. He will speak Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Grant Church. He reports to the Missionary Training Center …

The Daughters of Vern and Karen Fowler are hosting an open house to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. It will be held on August 4th from 5-7 pm. At 413 N 4200 E Rigby, Idaho. As always, at the Fowler home, everyone is welcome. Vern and Karen would love to have you come by relax, shar…

Duane Tomchak, of Roberts, will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house August 5, 2018 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 789 N 2900 E in Roberts.