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Archive for September, 2011

Braves knock off previously undefeated Powell 19-13 »

The Braves jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter due to a Cody Call field goal and a Conner Hoopes fumble recovery in the Panther end zone en route to a hard fought 19-13 homecoming victory on Friday afternoon.  It was the second straight game Hoopes had scored a non-traditional touchdown.   […]

Star Valley Medical Center included in America’s top 100 critical access hospitals »

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) announced Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 the names of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in America.  Star Valley Medical Center, located in Afton, Wyoming, is listed in this first ever comprehensive rating of Critical Access Hospitals.  Among the 56 different measures used to determine the top 100 CAHs […]

Services for Call »

Funeral services for Marie P. Call will be held Monday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. in the Afton Tabernacle. Family will greet friends on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton and again from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the Tabernacle prior to the services.

Services for Gardner »

Committal services for Lorene Bailey Ames Gardner will be Saturday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton. Family will greet friends at the mortuary, from 9 to 9:45 a.m.

SVXC competes at Bear Lake Invite »

Hailey Ricks won the individual event title in Montpelier, Idaho Wednesday afternoon, finishing with a time of 19:46.  Brittney and Brooke Nethercott finished fifth and sixth respectively at just over 20 minutes.  Mike Rider placed fourth overall with a time of 17:49 while Gabe Waldron finished eighth. Check back as full results become available.

Nine arrested in drug distribution operation »

On Sunday, September 25, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSD) and the Afton Police Department served nine arrest warrants related to the distribution of drugs.  The arrest warrants were obtained after an investigation that spanned several months which was spearheaded by Jody Gardner with the help of other LCSD personnel.  The investigation resulted in the […]

Weekend Sports Update »

It was a busy weekend for the SVHS sports teams.

Alpine fire district will go to the ballots »

The proposed formation of an Alpine Fire District has made its way onto the voting ballot. According to Lincoln County Clerk Jeanne Wager, only registered voters “residing in the boundaries of the proposed district will be allowed to vote. This is a mail ballot election, so current registered voters that are in the boundaries of […]

Afton working towards improved school routes »

The Town of Afton has been awarded a $15,000 Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) Grant from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. The funds are to be used to study student routes to the schools within the Town of Afton on the basis of student safety.  “The SRTS funding which you have been approved for requires no […]

Afton concerned about cemetery headstone dillema »

The Town of Afton is looking for some good solutions to difficult situations at the Afton City Cemetery. From plot lines to placement of headstones a series of problems are becoming more and more difficult to manage, according to Josh Peavler, public works director for the town.  “We are going to have this cemetery surveyed […]