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JoAnn Broadhead Barrus

JoAnn Broadhead Barrus, 79, of Idaho Falls, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at her home. She was under the care of her loving family. JoAnn was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Brigham City, UT, to Grant Morris Broadhead and…

Students charged in stun-gun incident

by Kurtis Workman Press Staff Writer   Two William Thomas Middle School students have been charged with one count of misdemeanor battery each for playing with a stun-gun. The two 14 year-old males charged in the case are accused of…

Grover takes state wrestling tournament

American Falls High School wrestler Tate Grover captured first place at the state championship tournament in the 182 lbs. weight category on Saturday, March 1. It’s the sophomore’s first state title. Grover won four straight matches to take the championship…

Linda Jones

Linda Thompson Jones passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Linda was born on Feb. 5, 1941 to Lorias Elmo Thompson and Luell Ameda Crawfroth in Rupert, ID. At the age of four the family moved to…

Betty Jean Nelson

AMERICAN FALLS – Betty Jean Nelson, 85, passed away peacefully at home on the evening of Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born on Nov. 17, 1928 on the family farm in Weston, ID, to…

Hiding in plain sight

Shakespeare pondered through his character Juliet “What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” As with most things in this world the opposite is also true if you care…

The moral of fake Facebook friends

Supposedly, last month over a billion people used Facebook. However, I’ve determined by watching our Facebook friends that a couple of million of those billion users are all some guy named Gary that lives in Cincinnati. For example, just as…