MHHS softball team earns second state title
(Features ~ 05/26/10)
For the second year in a row, the Mountain Home Lady Tigers are State 4A Softball Champions. After falling to Kuna in the semi-finals on Friday evening, Mountain Home won three games on Saturday -- beating Kuna twice -- to win the state title. Last year, the Lady Tigers brought home the first team state championship in Mountain Home High School's history. This year they doubled the number of state champion banners that will hang in the school's gymnasium...
School levy vote set for Thursday
(Local News ~ 05/26/10)
Voters will go to the polls Thursday to decide the fate of a proposed $2.8 million temporary supplemental levy for the school district. The future of student enrichment programs and all extra-curricular activities -- including athletics -- is at stake...
Church agrees to new parking conditions for project
(Local News ~ 05/26/10)
The local Catholic church agreed to accept additional conditions in its quest to build a new fellowship hall in the city's downtown area during Monday's city council meeting. During the public hearing, the council looked at adding a "fee in lieu of parking" provision into the church's request to build the facility next to its existing church...
Levy YES vote is vital
(Editorial ~ 05/26/10)
When the legislature failed in its responsibilities -- and promises -- to adequately fund education this year, it threw the ball back in the court of local taxpayers to make up for its deficiencies. Historically, voters in the Mountain Home School District have tended to support education, understanding that schools are more than just teaching reading, writing and arithmetic. We hope that support continues by approving Thursday's supplemental levy request...
Kents to celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
(Anniversary ~ 05/26/10)
Joe and Pauline Kent of Mountain Home will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 12 with a party for family and friends at the Hampton Inn & Suites. They were married on June 10, 1940, at Sacred Heart Church in Long Pine, Neb. The Kents moved from Nebraska to Idaho in 1941 when Joe began working for the Union Pacific Railroad. Their first Idaho home was in Mountain Home...
Elmore County Sheriff's Office, Activity Report for May 19 - 25, 2010
(Sirens ~ 05/26/10)
May 19 00:32 Noise, MH 01:35 Motorist Assist, I-84 WB MM76 03:36 Subject Stop, MH 03:49 Collision Property Damage 03:54 Assist, MH 10:17 Collision Personal Injury, MH 11:08 Mental, Glenns Ferry 13:46 Traffic, I-84 WB MM104 15:00 Assist, MH 17:42 Theft, MH 18:04 Animal, MH 18:13 Shots Fired, MH 18:17 Collision Property Damage, MH 18:43 911 Hang-up, Glenns Ferry 19:37 Hazardous Material, I-84 WB MM106 20:53 Drug 22:59 Collision Unknown, MH. ...
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