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A Murtaugh woman was killed in a single vehicle crash along I-84 just east of Mountain Home yesterday afternoon.  47 year old Tiffany Clark was westbound in a 2004 GMC Yukon when she failed to negotiate a curve.  The vehicle rolled into the median.  She died at the scene.

Was it a hate crime? The largest Muslim rights advocacy group in the country has asked local authorities to investigate the recent vandalism at the Twin Falls Islamic Center.  On Wednesday evening someone shattered a double pane window with about 10 rocks.

On Friday, a court hearing was delayed for Two Twin Falls women who were arrested in Utah after the discovery of meth and other drugs in a home where two dead infants were discovered.  28 year old Haley Dawn Miller and 32 year old Sylvia Tapia were arrested last week.  They were residents of the home where the babies lived.  The investigation into the deaths of the infants October 12 in the 200 block of Morningside Drive continues to be investigated and authorities say its separate cases.  They are still waiting for autopsy results.

A traffic stop in Idaho Falls turned deadly late Friday night.  Idaho State Police say an officer initiated a traffic stop in the area of Northgate mile when the driver fled on foot.  The pursuit ended with a physical altercation in which the trooper fired one shot.  35 year old Jesse Quinton of Idaho Falls was transported to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. 

On Friday afternoon just before 2, Idaho State Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop in Jerome county after observing a truck speeding near Golf Course road.  The pickup failed to stop and officers briefly lost sight of the vehicle.  ISP, The Jerome and Twin Falls county Sheriff’s office and the Twin Falls Police quickly located the vehicle where 34 year old Japheth Eckles of Gooding was arrested for alluding and DUI.  In the pursuit, a passenger identified as 33 year old Michael Lessly of Wendell jumped from the moving vehicle.  He was transported by ambulance for treatment. 

29 year old Allen Dunnagen of Twin Falls is facing charges of raping two women, one of them at gunpoint.  The two women had been in a “mutual sexual relationship” with Dunnagan for several weeks leading up to the assaults, police said.  His bond is set at 250-thousand dollars.

In local sports, the College of Southern Idaho Volleyball Team ranked number 4, is booking a trip to the NJCAA National Tournament  The eagles beat Southern Nevada which means they are heading to play Snow College in the Region 18 Championship.

Valley High Schools football team took out Clearwater Valley bringing the Vikings to the first playoff appearance in 24 years winning with 56-to-0.  Valley now prepares for wilder in the semi–final round. That game is slated for Saturday, November 10 at Holt Arena, kick-off slated for 1:30 p.m.

Conference foe Oakley will try and unseat the reigning state champion, Prairie on Friday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, Declo clobbered St. Marie's, 49–6 at Holt Arena. Next up? West Side in the 2A state semi–final on Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m.

Meanwhile the Lighthouse Christian Lions took a win over Dietrich with a 36-0 score.  The lions now head to the Semi Finals.

The Kimberly Bulldogs hosted Fruitland Friday night in a 3A state quarterfinal game. The Grizzlies came off a 63–7 win of Kellogg, while the Bulldogs worked over Teton, 56–18.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny and breezy. High: 46 (Mountains: 44)

MONDAY NIGHT: Clear skies. Low: 30 (Mountains: 24)

TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and cool. High: 48 Low: 28 (Mountains: 42 Low: 24)

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and cool. High: 46 Low: 25 (Mountains: 40 Low: 18)

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and cool. High: 42 Low: 25 (Mountains: 41 Low: 18)

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and cool. High: 47 Low: 30 (Mountains: 41 Low: 22)

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 48 Low: 32 (Mountains: 43 Low: 25)

November 5th: On this day


Born on this day in Cincinnati, Ohio, was Roy Rogers, singer and cowboy actor, one of the most heavily marketed and merchandised stars of his era, as well as being the namesake of the Roy Rogers Restaurants franchised chain. He and his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino, Trigger, and his German Shepherd dog, Bullet, were featured in more than 100 movies & The Roy Rogers Show. The show ran on radio for 9 years before moving to TV from 1951 - 1957. Rogers died of congestive heart failure on July 6, 1998, he was residing in Apple Valley, California.


Born on this day, was Billy Sherrill, record producer and arranger who is most famous for his association with a number of country artists, most notably Tammy Wynette. Sherrill and business partner Glenn Sutton are regarded as the defining influences of the countrypolitan sound, a smooth amalgamation of pop and country music that was hugely popular during the late 1960s and throughout the '70s. Sherrill died on 4 Aug 2015 after a short illness at the age of 78.


Born on this day in Winter Haven, Florida, was Gram Parsons, singer, songwriter. He was a member of The International Submarine Band, The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers and released the 1973 solo album Grievous Angel. Parsons died on 19th September 1973 from a heroin overdose aged 26.


Johnny Horton was killed in a car crash near Milano, Texas involving a truck. He had several major successes, most notably during 1959 with the song "The Battle of New Orleans" (written by Jimmy Driftwood) which was awarded the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording.


Unchained was released, the second album in Johnny Cash's American Recording series, backed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Unchained contained songs by Tom Petty ("Southern Accents"), Soundgarden ("Rusty Cage") and Beck ("Rowboat"), The album also included a cover of the classic 1962 Hank Snow song, "I've Been Everywhere", written by Geoff Mack.


American IV: The Man Comes Around was released in the US, the fourth album in the American series by Johnny Cash, (and his 87th overall). The album won Album of the Year at the 2003 CMA Awards and the video for "Hurt", (a song written by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails), was nominated in seven categories at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards and won the award for Best Cinematography. In February 2003, mere days before his 71st birthday, Cash won another Grammy Award for Best Country Male Vocal Performance for "Give My Love To Rose," a song Cash had originally recorded in the late 1950s. The music video for "Hurt" also won a Grammy for Best Short Form Video at the 2004 Awards.


"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" by Alan Jackson with Jimmy Buffett, and written by Jim "Moose" Brown and Don Rollins won the Country Music Association (CMA) Award for Vocal Event of the Year. The song became the #3 country song of the decade on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart.