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Archive for December, 2013

Illness crashed your semester? There’s help for that at USU

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Illness crashed your semester? There’s help for that at USU

By Christopher Farnes LOGAN - Andrew Haslem dreamed of flying for a living ever since he was a child. Five years ago, Haslem was a sophomore in Utah State University’s aviation program. As his third semester at USU progressed, Haslem continued ...

Adults with Down’s: Finding a path to independent living

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Adults with Down’s: Finding a path to independent living

By Mitch Henline CACHE VALLEY -- Kam Cheshire grew up in Hyrum, Utah, with his parents, two older brothers and a little sister. Kam has Down syndrome – a chromosomal disorder that according to the National Down Syndrome Society affects one ...

Whispering Canyons: Bonding with horses to heal and learn

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Whispering Canyons: Bonding with horses to heal and learn

'If you can take care of a horse you can do just about anything' Story and photos by Chelsea Hunter LOGAN -- Madelyn Petty battles the muddy ground in order to lead a buckskin mare named Allie to a hitching post outside ...

Millville sells water shares, cancels Dec. 26 meeting

Monday, December 16th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville sells water shares, cancels Dec. 26 meeting

By Tavin Stucki MILLVILLE — The City Council sold water shares, discussed park use, granted a business license and youth city council success Thursday, at what became the final council meeting of 2013. Bid amounts were compared to see which residents will ...

Ordaining women: The priesthood and LDS women

Friday, December 13th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Ordaining women: The priesthood and LDS women

By Manda Perkins LOGAN -- Growing up, Debra Jenson was a self-described tomboy: the girl who played football with the boys at school. When she began attending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 12, she ...

Towne Singers’ Christmas concert well received

Friday, December 13th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Towne Singers’ Christmas concert well received

Story and photo by Mitch Henline LOGAN -- The Towne Singers held a free Christmas concert in the Logan Tabernacle Wednesday night as part of the Christmas Music Series that will continue at the tabernacle through Dec. 20. The group performed ...

Former Lion’s club treasurer sentenced for theft

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Former Lion’s club treasurer sentenced for theft

By Tavin Stucki LOGAN — A Paradise woman who pleaded guilty earlier this year to a felony for stealing from the Paradise Lion’s club was sentenced Tuesday in 1st District Court. Peggy Sue McDonald, the chapter’s former treasurer, was sentenced to five ...

Nibley’s live nativity scene continues Saturday, Monday

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Nibley’s live nativity scene continues Saturday, Monday

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY --The annual live nativity event kicked off Friday night at Morgan Farm. Parked cars lined 800 West as family after family visited to see the manger scene depicting the birth of Christ and donate to a good ...

Sub for Santa brings the holiday home at USU

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sub for Santa brings the holiday home at USU

By Addison M. T. Hall LOGAN -- As the semester winds down and winter break approaches, student families begin preparing for Christmas and time with their families. However for some student families, money is too tight for even the smallest celebration. ...

DUI with kids in the car results in jail sentence for mom

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on DUI with kids in the car results in jail sentence for mom

By Chelsea Hunter LOGAN -- First District Court Judge Kevin Allen sentenced a Logan woman to spend three weekends in jail and complete 96 hours of community service. Sandra Moreno was charged in July for driving under the influence, while she ...

Mountain Crest HS community copes with teacher’s death

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mountain Crest HS community copes with teacher’s death

By Addison M.T. Hall HYRUM -- Larry Litizzette, an award-winning teacher at Mountain Crest High School, was killed last weekend while on a duck hunting trip with his son. Students and faculty now try to maintain their composure while remembering what ...

Wellsville Foundation aiming to reopen tabernacle for Founder’s Day

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville Foundation aiming to reopen tabernacle for Founder’s Day

Story and photo by Manda Perkins WELLSVILLE – Since the closing of the historic tabernacle in 2010, the Wellsville Foundation has advocated for funds to re-open the city landmark. According to foundation president Kaylene Ames, the date is tentatively set for ...

Newton moves first meeting of new year to second Thursday

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Newton moves first meeting of new year to second Thursday

By Tavin Stucki NEWTON — The City Council has moved its regular January meeting from the first Thursday to the second, in order to comply with Utah state laws dealing with the timing of swearing in newly elected council members. Council members ...

Misdemeanors land young man in jail

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Misdemeanors land young man in jail

By Tavin Stucki LOGAN — A 20-year-old Utah man was sentenced Monday in 1st District Court on two misdemeanor counts. Brandon Taggart pleaded guilty to issuing a bad check, a class-A misdemeanor, and theft, a class-B misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 65 days ...