Shirley Murphy, a longtime Burley resident, celebrated her 90th birthday on October 21, 2020. Shirley was born to Inez and Robert McNeil in LaBelle Idaho, the sixth of seven children. She moved to Burley where she lived with her sister Grace and brother-in-law, Wally Whitaker.

On October 2, 2020, Roy Hutchings was awarded the rank of Eagle, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Roy built a display case for the town of Minidoka to display a U.S. flag that has 48 stars on it for his Eagle project. The history of how and when the town got the flag is unknown…

Paige Palmer has been called to serve in the Micronesia Guam Mission, but will serve in the Washington Seattle Mission temporarily. She is the daughter of Dustin and Jamie Palmer and a 2020 graduate of Declo High School. She will begin her MTC training on Oct. 14th.

Justin Schumann has been called to serve in the Washington DC South mission. He is the son of Lane and Cami Schumann of Malta and a 2020 graduate of Raft River High School. Justin began his home MTC training on September 23rd and will report to his mission on October 12th.

Vaughn Egan, lifelong resident of Burley, Cassia, Idaho will be turning 100 years old on October 6, 2020. He is the son of Doug and Leona Egan. He married Beulah Hanks and together they had 5 children (Vonetta Dunham, Gerald Egan, Julene Ball, Darlene Hoedt, and Kimberly Whitaker). He served…

Dean & Marilyn Koyle celebrated 70 years of marriage with family on September 12.  Their family, consisting of 7 children, 30 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren loves and appreciates them.  

Matthew & Ramie Mickelsen would like to announce the marriage of their daughter Tess Mickelsen to Tex Johnson son of D.Tex & Anne Johnson.  They were sealed at the Twin FallsIdahoTemple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Friday, August 14th, 2020. A reception was h…

Greg Batelaan and JulieAnne Driesel  are happy to announce their wedding on Saturday, August 8, 2020 in Albion Idaho

Mr. & Mrs. Craig Searle are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Melanie Ann Searle to Daniel Leslie Mills, son of Mr. & Mrs. Russell Mills on Friday, August 14, 2020.

Picola is turning 90! Elden was going to observe his 95th birthday by her side. But since he can’t be here, please come and celebrate with her in front of her home at 1918 Oakley Ave, July 28th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Luke I Gilbert and Sonya Gerratt were sealed May 30, 2020 in the Twin FallsIdaho temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  

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Oakley High school placed 3rd in the Idaho FCCLA 2020 State Star Events Culinary Arts Competition and Raft River HS placed 4th and 5th. "Students worked hard to get to this level and I am very proud of this accomplishment" Instructor Alysann Alves.

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Reed and Coleen Pickup have been called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Argentina Buenos Aires East Mission. They will be speaking on March 22nd at the Springdale 2nd ward at 9:00 am, located at 519 E. 200 S. All are invited to attend.

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Jessica Lewis has been called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has been asked to serve in the Aguascalientes, Mexico Mission. She will be speaking in the Albion Ward building at 9:00am on the 22nd of March. Jessica is the daughter of Mike and Sherry…

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Friends and Family, please help us celebrate LeRoy Ulrich’s 80th birthday – March 14th from 2-4pm at Rupert LDS Church on 18th Street in Rupert.

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Emmalee McCombs, daughter of Dee and KD McCombs will be returning from a mission in Retalhuleu Guatemala. She will speak on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10:30AM in the Heyburn 1st Ward, 530 Villa Dr., Heyburn, Idaho.

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Alma C. Clark of Burley is celebrating his 99th birthday on February 20, 2020!  Stop in and wish him well from 3-4pm at Pomerelle Room, Parke View Rehabilitation and Care Center, 2303 Parke Ave., Burley.

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Stetson R Jensen, son of Brett and Lindsay Jensen of Rupert, Idaho has been called to serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Uganda Kampala Mission.  He will be speaking, Sunday, February 9th at10am at the Rupert 3rd Ward building.  He will repor…

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Stetson R Jensen, son of Brett and Lindsay Jensen of Rupert, Idaho has been called to serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Uganda Kampala Mission.  He will be speaking, Sunday, February 9th at10am at the Rupert 3rd Ward building.  He will repor…

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Mrs. Shirley Stoker will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sunday, February 9th.  Join her for refreshments at noon after church services at the Rupert Methodist Church, 605 H Street, Rupert.  Come and enjoy refreshments with her family and friends. 

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Sharon Harrison is celebrating her 80th birthday. Her family invite you to wish her a “Happy Birthday” at View LDS Church, 554 S. 490 E. on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 3:00pm to 6pm.

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Bernice Oyler Beck is celebrating her 99th birthday. We will be celebrating her at an open house birthday party Saturday, February 8, 2020, at The Manor, 217 S Hwy 27, Burley, Idaho from 1-3 pm.  Friends and family are invited to come and visit and enjoy refreshments. No gifts please.

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Quinn Christensen, son of Adam and Annette Christensen of Burley, Idaho, has been called to serve a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Nairobi Kenya Africa Mission.  He will be speaking Sunday, January 26 at 12 noon at the Unity 2nd Ward.  He will re…

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Hyram Garner joined the company of his father and two older brothers along with others in his family honoring a legacy of Eagle Scouts. He was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout December 29, 2019. Hyram is a member of troop 80. He chose to help out the Rupert Shooting Complex by building shotgu…

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An Eagle Court of Honor was held at the Paul 2nd Ward for Troop 150 on January 15, 2020.  The five scouters receiving Eagle Scout Awards were Aydien McClain, Karson Stevens, Kayden Bliss, Ryker Stimpson, Zane Serr and Caleb Woodland.  Also honored as a mentor was Caleb Woodland who received …

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Carol Blauer has been called to serve as a missionary in the Spain Barcelona Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She will be speaking at the Unity Ward building, 275 South 250 East, at noon, January 19th.  She will report to the Provo MTC on January 29th.  She is th…

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There will be an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held for Kevin W Edwards on January 26, 2020 at 6:00pm at the Declo Stake Center – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 213 West Main Street, Declo, Idaho.  Kevin is a student at Declo Jr. High School.  He chose to renovate the Gary Fra…

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Eagle Scout Court of Honor held on January 12, 2020

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Chase Johnson (Neil and Launie), Nathan Patterson (Chris and Robyn), Carson Rice (Ron and Laura), Taggart Patterson (Chris and Robyn), and Hudson Kunau (Bob and Nancy) all celebrated the achievement of reaching the rank of Eagle Scout on December 22, 2019. Congratulations!

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Sister Holli Browning, of Paul, has recently returned from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Texas Lubbock Mission. She is the daughter of Brent and Toni Browning.  Holli will be returning to BYU Idaho to continue her studies. 

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Five Young Men received their Eagle Scout Awards, Sunday, December 29, 2019. They are members of Troop 15 from the Star 1st Ward. Romney Hobson, Kelton Hanks, Brett Williams, Deegan Hanks and Jacob Brown. 

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Five Young Men received their Eagle Scout Awards, Sunday, December 29, 2019. They are members of Troop 15 from the Star 1st Ward. Romney Hobson, Kelton Hanks, Brett Williams, Deegan Hanks and Jacob Brown. 

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Sister Holli Browning, of Paul, has recently returned from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Texas Lubbock Mission. She is the daughter of Brent and Toni Browning.  Holli will be returning to BYU Idaho to continue her studies. 

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Curtis and Nancy Johansen are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Anne Pollard to Rob Jorgensen, son of Todd and Stacie Jorgensen of Grace, Idaho.  The couple will be married on January 10, 2020 in the Twin Falls LDS Temple.  A reception will follow that evening at the Emerso…

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Garrett Bingham and Sam Gibbons were awarded Boy Scouts highest rank, that of Eagle Scout December 27, 2019. They are members of Troop 153. Garrett built new pig wash pens at the Minidoka County Fairgrounds. Sam refurbished and painted the Flag Ship that has been in the Rupert 4th of July pa…

Crusoe J Patterson has returned from the Taiwan, Taipei mission after successfully serving a two year full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He will report on his experience December 29, 2019 at 9am at the Unity 1st Ward building.  

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Mitchell Rice and Haylee Bonham have chosen to be married in the Salt Lake Temple on December 27th.  Haylee is the daughter of David and Cindy Bonham of Saint Amant, Louisiana. Mitchell is the son of Ron and Laura Rice, and grandson of Len and LaWanna Mazon of Burley. Mitchell and Haylee bot…

Alta Renz Ketterling  will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an Open House on January 5th, 2020 from 2pm-4pm at the Paul Congregational Church, 121 N. 2nd W., Paul, Idaho.  No gifts please.

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Alta Renz Ketterling will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an Open House on January 5th 2020 from 2pm-4pm at the Paul Congregational Church, 121 N. 2nd W., Paul, Idaho.  No gifts please.

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Mitchell Rice and Haylee Bonham have chosen to be married in the SaltLakeTemple on December 27th.  Haylee is the daughter of David and Cindy Bonham of Saint Amant, Louisiana. Mitchell is the son of Ron and Laura Rice, and grandson of Len and LaWanna Mazon of Burley. Mitchell and Haylee both …

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Shirley Hess is celebrating her 80th birthday.  We will honor her with an Open House on December 21st at the Rupert Senior Citizen Center, 702 11th Street, Rupert, Idaho from 1pm-3pm.  Not gifts please – cards are welcome.

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Elder Calin Hansen, son of Lynn and Kristine Hansen, has been called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Rosario Argentina mission. He will be speaking at 10 am Dec.15th at the Rupert 1st ward, 806 G St.  He will report to the Mexico missionary…

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Megan Downey has been called to serve in the Jacksonville Florida mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She reports to the Provo MTC on December 18th. She is the daughter of Shane and Amy Osterhout of Declo, Idaho.

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Braxton Stoker has been called to serve in the Charlotte North Carolina mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He will be speaking at the Heyburn First Ward building at 9 a.m. December 8th. He will report to the MTC on December 11th he is the son of Tyler and jolynne St…

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Garnett Taylor, a lifelong Burley resident, will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th.  Her family wishers to honor her at an open house on Saturday, November 30th.  It will be held at 129 W. Main Street (across from the Burley Theater) from 1:00 to 4:00 in th…

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Elder Spencer Boden returned October 30 from serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pennsylvania Philadelphia Mission.  He will speak at 10 a.m. November 10 in the Elba Ward. Spencer is the son of Eric and Kathy Boden. 

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This young lady, Sue Carrol Ward, is turning 90.  Come to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Elba, Idaho on November 16th from 2-4pm and help her celebrate.  Soup will be served.

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William (Bill) Pettingill will be celebrating his 90th birthday on Friday evening, November 8th from 6 until 7:30 pm at the home of his son-in-law and daughter Brian & Debra Barlow at 1001 Atlantic Ave., Burley, ID.  Please drop by for a few minutes to congratulate him.  His children hos…