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The Shelley Police Log: June 9-16
The following are most of the incidents reported and responded to by the Shelley Police Department between June 9 through June 16.
Hometown Hero Carl Bradley to be buried at Shelley’s Hillcrest Cemetery
SHELLEY – Carl Merrill Bradley, Navy Fireman 2nd Class, will be interned at Shelley's Hillcrest Cemetery with full military honors this coming Saturday, June 26, at 11 a.m.  The public is encouraged to attend this memorial. On December 7, 1941, Carl Bradley was killed at Pearl Harbor while serving as a fireman in the boiler room area of the USS Oklahoma Battleship, as the Japanese Naval Air Service struck the ship with nine torpedoes.  …
Meet Sharylee and the Outlaw Barbershop
Sharylee Shanks, the owner of Outlaw Barbershop in Shelley, tells the story about how her barbershop came to be.
Champ’s Heart may not get to stay in Shelley
Champ's Heart, the nonprofit that lets children and veterans with disabilities and their families ride and work with horses for free, may have to leave by September.
Shelley losing historical church
At the end of June, a place of worship will pass into history as the Shelley Community United Methodist Church closes down.
US Highway 91 project moving traffic
SHELLEY – Traffic running between Shelley and 65th South will be diverted next week onto the newly laid highway as the old highway is removed and replaced. As the highway widening project continues north of Shelley, traffic this next week will be diverted to the newly installed southbound lanes of the new 5-lane highway.  According to project manager Brian Hanson with HK Contractors of Idaho Falls, the old highway’s surface will be removed, and that …
Shelley tree committee celebrates the 20th Anniversary as tree city USA
The city of Shelley Tree Committee celebrated its 20th Arbor Day by planting two trees in honor of Zebbie Miller and Kylee Sorenson, who passed away.
Shelley wrestler Kolton Stacey signs with the University of Providence
Kolton Stacey signed with the University of Providence in Great Falls to wrestle after returning from a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in two years.
Shelley Police Log: May 19 to June 2
The following are most of the incidents reported and responded to by the Shelley Police Department between May 19 through June 2.
From Shelley to seven-time national champion
Nothing, not even a broken leg, could stop one Shelley native from becoming a seven-time national rugby champion.
Kids eat free this June
SHELLEY — The Shelley Summer Food program is back for the month of June. From now until June 30, children from ages 1 to 18 can eat breakfast and lunch for free, provided by the Shelley School District. Monday through Thursday, breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sunrise Elementary School, 200 E. Fir in Shelley. For questions call 208-357-7435.
A historical view of Shelley Hillcrest cemetery
Shelley – Hillcrest Cemetery is abuzz with activity this weekend as loved ones and friends come to pay their respect to those who have passed on. But, a lot goes on behind the scenes to prepare the cemetery for this weekend. Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery usually is a quiet place where the occasional loved one comes by, sits or stands, thinking of ones who have passed on.  However, this morning, the cemetery was bustling with people placing …
After nearly 80 years, a Shelley man killed at Pearl Harbor is coming home
The earthly remains of Carl Merrill Bradley, Navy Fireman 2nd Class, an uncle, a brother, and a son, is returning home to the community he left over 80 years ago to serve the country he loved. He will be interned at Hillcrest Cemetery with full military honors on June 26, at 11 a.m.
The Shelley Police Log May 5-12
The following are most of the incidents reported and responded to by the Shelley Police Department between May 5 through May 12.
Several Shelley Russet Track Members Head to State
IDAHO FALLS – Shelley Russet Madison Lempka takes 1st in the High Jump while her other track team members qualify for State at the District 6 4A Championship.  Madison Lempka has led this season in High Jump at every event, and she finished districts still in the lead, taking 1st with a jump of 5’6”.  With this win, she qualifies for State. Ella Carlson took third place with a personal best jump of 4’8” and …
Two fugitives with felony warrants arrested in Shelley
Shelley Police moved in at gunpoint and arrested two fugitives with multiple outstanding warrants on South Park Monday at 7 p.m.
Shelley FFA awards more than $6,000 in scholarships
Students in the Future Farmers of America Shelley Chapter received more than $6,000 in scholarships this year and created a new scholarship in honor of a beloved teacher.
Local American Legion Post courts new members and increased awareness of veterans’ service
The American Legion has a long and storied history of service. Participation by veterans has ebbed and flowed over the years in Shelley, with wonderful strides being made in serving the community and contributing to the patriotism of new generations.
Shelley High School Key Club end of year review
The Shelley Kiwanis Key Club was very busy this school year. Despite the rough year our community had in 2020, they wanted to ensure that traditions and service opportunities were still successful like always.
Shelley and Firth residents invited to give blood on Wednesday
The Shelley and Firth communities are invited to become hometown heroes and answer the call of patients in need by donating blood on May 12, 2021

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