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50 YEARS AGO (1974) Malad 4-H Beef Club placed first in the judging contest at the Idaho Hereford Association Field Day held at the Hayes Hereford Ranch, Rockland. Shown with their trophies are, from left, Danece Daniels, Caralee Jenkins and Tammy Jeppsen. The 4-H judging team of Trudy Edwards, Susan Goddard and Diane Jones placed fourth. Susan Thomas placed second in junior individual judging, and Tina Thomas, third. Also attending the Field Day were Kenalee Kent, Tracy Goddard, Debbie Daniels, Mrs. Deon Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Daniels, Joe Daniels, Mr. and Mrs. Farrell Daniels, Dale Blaisdell, Don Daniels, David Daniels, Danny Daniels, Darin Daniels, Jeff Thomas and Jimmy Goddard. Mrs. Deon Jones is the 4-H Beef club leader.

5 YEARS AGO (2019)

A new bishopric has been set apart in the Pleasantview Ward. Serving as Bishop is Clint Bastian. He will be serving with 1st Counselor Marshall Martinson and 2nd Counselor James Pickett. Also working with the new bishopric will be Executive Secretary Kevin Stevens, Financial Clerk Coby Ball and Ward Clerk David Daniels.

At the semi-monthly meeting of the Oneida County Commissioners held on Monday, June 10, Lan Smith from the LHTAC T2 Center was present to award four Road Master awards to members of the Oneida County road crew – Josh Finder, Rex Williams, Brad Williams and Nick Gugelman.

Malad Middle School students recently competed independently at the state middle school track meet. The meet was held at Mountain View High School in Meridian on Saturday, May 25. This competition is divided into two divisions – fifth and sixth grade and seventh and eighth grade.

There were nine athletes that competed in this competition with seven of them bringing home medals.

Brady L. Robbins, son of Rex and Sarah Robbins of Malad, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from Roseman University – College of Dental Medicine during graduation ceremonies held at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 22, 2019. Dr. Robbins was hooded by his elder brother, Dr. Jared R. Robbins, a radiation oncologist and associate professor at the University of Arizona – College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona.

10 YEARS AGO (2019)

The Oneida County Farm Bureau Women's Committee elected Nancy Asay as the Oneida County Farm Woman of the Year for 2014. Nancy will also serve as the District 1 Farm Wife of the Year for 2014. She will be honored on July 4 by appearing in the Sesquicentennial parade.

Ilean Corbridge has been chosen by the Malad Chamber of Commerce as Malad's Honored Pioneer for 2014, and as such will be one of the honored guests in the July 4 Sesquicentennial Parade.

Challis Sweeten recently graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologis Sciences. He is employed at St. Luke's Hospital in Eagle, Idaho, in the Medical Imaging Department. Sweeten made the Dean's List at Boise State.

The Malad Middle School Chapter of MathCounts has achieved Silver Level from the National MathCounts organization.

In order to earn Silver Level Status, the MathCounts chapter must have at least 12 members and must take the "Silver Challenge" and score well. Silver Level Status recognizes and rewards those clubs with a high level of participation. Club Leaders must log meetings and submit an application in order to be considered for Silver Level Status. Silver Level clubs that apply by the deadline receive a trophy, certificates for students, and entry into a drawing for a $250 gift card.

MathCounts team includes Carter Malmstrom, Trever Howe, Hailey Williams, Hannah Bird, Hallee Kimberling, Traslen Hill, Hallye Green, Conner McClain, Shaylee Broadus, Ashlynn Brown, Karl Pedersen, Sam Poulson, Britta Sperry, Kambree Christiansen, Jeni Alder, Garren Huckaby, Kaylee Origer, Makenna Schow, Landon Smith, Noah Walton, Ella Ward, Hallee Hannah, Ashley Hess, Maeghan Chelette, Ben Waldron, Morgan Wilkins, Stephie Briggs, Brayden Deschamps, J.D. Atkinson, Claire Walster, Carson Palmer, Jake Heyder and Dylan Brown.

15 YEARS AGO (2009)

Dorothy King will be featured on the Malad Chamber of Commerce float as Malad Valley’s Honored Pioneer in the Independence Day Parade next month.

The Malad Welsh Festival will feature something new this year – an exhibition game of Rugby, compliments of the West Valley Lions Rugby Club.

Cherhys Gleed Hubbard graduated from Idaho State University. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education.  She is the daughter of Rolene Gleed and the late Neal Gleed.

The Oneida County Farm Bureau recently chose the county winners of the annual art contest. First place winner is Alex Ward.  Wyatt Allen was second place and Kalob Ihler was third.  All students were from the Malad
Middle School.

The Dragonettes have added to their team once again for the 2009-2010 school year.  The newest members of the team are Rochelle Bullcreek, Kayla Harrison, Nicole Hubbard, Hayli Tripp and Ashley Richardson.  They join Beth Blaisdell, Rachel Peterson, Ashley Bercier, Whitney Hunt, Jerika Snyder, Paige Moeller, Kaylynn Bell, Kayla Thomas and Brittani Coburn.

Three long time teachers are retiring from Oneida Schools. Marsha Jones is retiring from Malad High School. Debbie Horsley and Marva Couch are leaving Malad Elementary.

20 YEARS AGO (2004)

Louise Peterson will reign over the 2004 Oneida Cowboy Classic Rodeo. Named, as first attendant was Alicia Lynn Adams.  

The Junior Queen is Jerica Ray Henderson, of Riverside, Utah. Her first attendant is Hailey Evans, Bear River City, and second attendant Amanda John, Portage, Utah.

Oneida County Hospital and Long Term Care celebrated National Volunteers Week by reorganizing the Pink Ladies. New officers are Sheila Wakley, President; Euarda Daniels, Vice President; Evelyn Harrison, Secretary and Jamie Christophersen, Historian.

The bell at the Presbyterian Church in Malad chimed at 11:15 a.m. last Friday in coordination with the State Funeral of former President Ronald Reagan. Lucile Harrison joined churches across the country in tolling the bell 40 times in honor of the fortieth president of the United States.

25 YEARS AGO (1999)

Jodi Corbridge an Oneida County student was awarded a Utah State University scholarship reserved only for top high school scholars. Corbridge was one of 21 students selected from more than 800 participants to be named University Club Scholars.

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Gene Bott from Malad, Idaho has been named a United States National Award winner in Mathematics.

Patrick Steven Hess from Holbrook, Idaho and son of Steven and Mitzi Hess has been named an All-American Scholar.

Sherrie Burnett, English teacher at Malad High School, was presented “The Teacher of the Year” Award by the Malad Masonic Lodge Number 51. Mrs. Burnett was presented this award during the Senior Awards Ceremony by John R. E. Lynch, Master of the Masonic Lodge Number 51 in Malad.

35 YEARS AGO (1989)

The Malad Stake Presidency was reorganized with Foster Ipsen as president.

“Here I sit, trying to describe something that defies description,” said Ed Jones of his experience recently in Tokyo, Japan, where his Jolly Rancher Wheelstanding Stagecoach was one of nine national Hotrod Association drag racing vehicles involved in a racing exhibition at the inaugural USA Drag Festival tour in Japan.

The Board of Advisors for the outstanding Young Women of America awards program announced that Sarah Ann Robbins, Malad, has been selected for inclusion in the 1988 edition of Outstanding Young Women of America.

During the Order of the Arrow Banquet three scouters from Malad were tapped out for Vigil Honors. These individuals were Douglas Marteeny, Derek Ipsen and Norman Howell.

Salute to the Dairy Industry included the following: Spencer Atkinson, Mark Peterson, George Palmer, Welton Ward, Brent Howard, David Nielsen, Parley Davis, Dave Mills, Dennis Roe, Ross Anderson, Lyle Steed, and brothers Bill and
Mike Asay.

Installed as new officers of the Malad Lions club are: Thayne Barker, president; Welton Ward, 1st vice president; Edgar Thorpe 2nd vice president; Veryl Henrie, secretary; Hubert Gleed, treasurer; Thomas Parry, Lion Tamer; Gordon Griffith, Tail Twister; and Jerry Esplin, Wesley Crowther, Myron Jones Jr. and Jack Allred, members of the Board of Directors.

40 YEARS AGO (1984)

Ann Marie Weeks, Malad, was named the 1984 Oneida County Rodeo Queen during competition at the Oneida County Fairgrounds.  Becky Jo Ellis,  Blackfoot was selected as first Attendant and Chris Kiggins, Inkom, earned second Attendant. 

John Williams, son of Dan and LaZell Williams, has been named as International Foreign Language Award winner by the United States Achievement Academy.

Irene O. Alder, Malad, has been named to the Idaho State University College of Education dean’s list for the 1984 spring semester, as announced by Dr. Richard L. Sagness.

The new Primary Stake Presidency sustained Sunday are, Debbie Griffiths, president; Margaret Barker, first counselor; Vickie Baker, second counselor and Edna Jones, secretary. 

50 YEARS AGO (1974)

Malad 4-H Beef Club placed first in the judging contest at the Idaho Hereford Association Field Day held at the Hayes Hereford Ranch, Rockland.  The 4-H judging team of Trudy Edwards, Susan Goddard and Diane Jones placed fourth. Susan Thomas placed second in junior individual judging, and Tina Thomas, third.

Also attending were Danece Daniels, Caralee Jenkins, Tammy Jeppsen, Kenalee Kent, Tracy Goddard, Debbie Daniels, Dale Roy Daniels, Cory Daniels and Barry Daniels.

Deon Jones is the 4-H Beef Club leader.

Myron P. Sorensen was sustained as president of the Malad Idaho LDS Stake at the June stake conference general session. Also sustained were Clyde E. Hansen, first counselor; Wayne P. Kent, second counselor, and Lynn Elcock, stake clerk.

Sindy Wharton gradated from the LDS Business College at the Assembly Hall on Temple Square, with a diploma in bookkeeping.

Those attending the vocational teachers conference at Boise State College were, Louise Davis, home economics teacher; Larry Nalder, career education; Kent Scott, vocational agriculture; and Max Young, vocational guidance.

60 YEARS AGO (1964)

Clarence Hughes, former Samaria resident and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hughes, was recently appointed as manager of the Woolworth store at Missoula.

Mr. Hughes has been an assistant manager in the Woolworth chain of stores in Logan, Pocatello, Bountiful Provo and, most recently, the Cottonwood Mall in Salt Lake City.

Glen L. Williams, former Malad resident, has sold more than one million dollars in Life Insurance for American Western Life Insurance Company in less than a year.  Mr. Williams now joins an elite group of especially effective insurance men in the United States.

Malad Police Chief W. E. “Tall Bill” Thomas, Idaho State Patrolman Victor Barfuss, Albert Ekstrom of the Malad Jaycees and Mayor John V. Evans signed a proclamation designating June as “Vehicle Safety Check Month.” As a special feature of the campaign, the Malad Jaycees will sponsor a free safety check on cars and trucks Saturday, June 20.

Mr. and Mrs. Ajay Jones met their son, Terry, at Pocatello Sunday when he was returning after attending American Legion Boy’s State at Boise during the past week.

During the weeklong event, Terry, who was a delegate representing Payette, was elected a county commissioner and also a U. S. Representative.

70 YEARS AGO (1954)

Darhl Hughes, who has been serving in the U.S. Navy, has been released and visited with relatives in Malad.

The Malad Lions Club will hold a cooked food sale at the office of the California-Pacific Utilities Co. Proceeds from the sale will be applied towards the purchases of an air lock for the Oneida County Hospital. The project to raise funds for the air lock was initialized by the Hospital Auxiliary.

Miss Viora Morgan, Evening Chief Operator for the Mountain States Tel. & Tel. Co. in Malad, is marking her 25th year of telephone service. Miss Morgan was employed June 1, 1929, providing continuous service with only one short illness during her 25 years of employment.

80 YEARS AGO (1944)

Probably the most rain that has ever fallen in the same length of time came with the storms of the past 15 days. From May 30 to June 13 inclusive there were 4.39 inches of precipitation. To date this month the record is 4.01. This is almost half the total precipitation of the year 1939. The 16-year average precipitation for June is .90 of an inch.

Sgt. Max Tripp, husband of Mrs. Marie Millward Tripp, was reported missing in action on May 27, according to a telegram received this week by Mrs. Tripp. Sgt. Tripp is a bombardier and left for England about May 10. He joined the services in March of 1943.

Mrs. Glen Williams received a letter stating that her husband 1st Lt. Glen Williams has arrived in New Guinea.

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