(Obituary ~ 02/15/12)
Mildred Cynthia (Cyndy) Cole, 62, formally of Mountain Home, Idaho, died on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, in Riverside Calif., from complications related to cancer. Cyndy was born July 21, 1949, in Eureka Springs, Ark. She attended schools at the Mountain Home Air Force Base and in Mountain Home, and graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1967...
Pets need help too
(Letter to the Editor ~ 02/15/12)
Dear editor, About a month ago, the Idaho Statesman ran an article concerning problems with seniors in the Boise area. The Meals on Wheels organization noticed some of their clients were having problems feeding their pets. I thought about our community here in Mountain Home and wondered if our elderly needed help taking care of their pets. Many of these individuals are alone and barely able to provide for themselves let alone their pets...
Rumors & speculation only make things worse
(Editorial ~ 02/15/12)
In 1979, stories started to circulate in newspapers and television about the death of Mikey -- the lovable child who appeared on Life Cereal commercials for years. Reports indicated that John Gilchrist, who played the child who hated to eat anything (but loved the cereal as the commercial indicated), died after he ate a combination of soda pop and a type of candy that fizzled and popped in people's mouths...
Washington resident sentenced for drug trafficking
(Local News ~ 02/15/12)
A Washington man will spend at least six years in prison for drug trafficking following his sentencing in district court on Feb. 6. Derek J. Eatherton of Lynnwood, Wash., was sentenced to 10 years in confinement with four of those years listed as indeterminate time with 153 days credited...
DIG-IT team seeks train donations
(Local News ~ 02/15/12)
The Mountain Home DIG-IT committee seeks railroad-related items to use in the Railroad Park caboose display. The DIG-IT committee plans to showcase these items when it opens the caboose each weekend for self-guided tours. Among the attractions already planned is a video presentation of the "Great Train Wreck" in Mountain Home...
Former nurse named for person of year title
(Features ~ 02/15/12)
A former nurse that continues to serve the Mountain Home community as a volunteer for various organizations will earn the Person of the Year honor during the 23rd Annual Black History Banquet. The banquet honoring Sadu Simpson will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge, 325 South 3rd West Street. Dinner follows at 7 p.m...
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