Medal finally returned

by Preston Crompton Press Staff Writer The medal that was received by LeRoy Owen Phillips’ widowed wife at the time, Nellie Mae Burt after Phillips passed away on Dec. 20, 1944 was something she kept and cherished. As mentioned in…

Picture of the week: Dressed for battle

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Two member of the Belegarth Combat Society dress in full post-apocalyptic regale for the gladiator fights on Wednesday, July 22, at Indian Springs. The society, where members dress in period costume and fight each other with foam rubber weapons, traveled from all over the U.S. to participate in the event, called “Chaos Wars.” About 250 people attended the event, said Belegarth spokesman “Nen,” who normally goes by Chris and hails from Peoria, IL.

Picture of the week: Fun in the Sun

Children play on a plastic water blob at the American Falls Library on Friday, July 17, during the final summer reading program for the library. The program ended with a water party and with all participants receiving a free book.

Children play on a plastic water blob at the American Falls Library on Friday, July 17, during the final summer reading program for the library. The program ended with a water party and with all participants receiving a free book.