Category: People

Peggy Giles Receives Outstanding Employee Award

Peggy Giles Receives Outstanding Employee Award

by Sabrina Huyett. Peggy Giles has been recognized as Hobble Creek Elementary’s Outstanding Classified Employee of the year.  Peggy has been the Food Service Manager at Hobble Creek Elementary since the school opened eight years ago.  Before that, she was the Food Service Manager at Mapleton Elementary. Peggy has been employed by the Nebo School District for 28 years. The award was […]

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Hobble Creek Student Places at District Science Fair

Hobble Creek Student Places at District Science Fair

by Sabrina Huyett. Hobble Creek student McKay K. received an Honorable Mention Award at the Nebo School District Science fair.  His project has to do with optimizing a linear magnetic accelerator and is entitled The Attraction Reaction.  McKay will now go on to compete in the Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair to be held at BYU March 23. Good Luck McKay! Note: […]

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Ross Charles White born to Stephen and Stacey White

Ross Charles White born to Stephen and Stacey White

Ross Charles White was born to Stephen and Stacey Staheli White on March 18 at 1:30 pm. He was 8 lbs 10 oz and 20 inches long. Grandparents are Doneal and Claudia White and Stan and Joanne Staheli, all of Mapleton. Congratulations to all! The Mapleton News welcomes birth announcements. Send announcements to mapletonnews@gmail.com.

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Michael-Anne McAfee Receives Crystal Apple Award

Michael-Anne McAfee Receives Crystal Apple Award

by Sabrina Huyett. Hobble Creek Elementary teacher Michael-Anne McAfee has been awarded the Crystal Apple Award for excellence in teaching. The Crystal Apple Award is sponsored by Horace Mann Insurance and the Nebo Education Association, and is given annually.  Oustanding teachers are nominated by their peers to receive this award.  This year’s Crystal Apple Award goes to 3rd grade teacher […]

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Local Musician Lyle Hadlock to Release 6th CD

Local Musician Lyle Hadlock to Release 6th CD

Local musician Lyle Hadlock is set to release his 6th CD of inspirational music, “In Good, Take Delight.” Lyle began playing the piano by ear and composing songs when he was only 3 years old. He has always used his musical talent to bless the lives of others, often playing at weddings and funerals, senior citizen dances, and company parties. (He has even […]

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Mapleton Duo Has Four First-Place Finishes

Mapleton Duo Has Four First-Place Finishes

Mapleton duo Faith Taylor and Ben Hale garnered four first-place finishes in the Utah Dancesport Championships held at Thanksgiving Point recently. Faith and Ben placed first in the following ballroom dance competitions: * Latin—Rumba and Samba, junior high level and high school level * American Smooth—Foxtrot and Cha-Cha, junior high level and high school level The pair has been dancing together […]

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Elder Lane Edmunds Returns Home

Elder Lane Edmunds Returns Home

Elder Lane Edmunds has returned from serving in the Peru, Trujillo Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lane is the son of Leif and Sharell Edmunds. He will be attending BYU or BYU-Idaho for Spring term, and is going to study medicine.

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Mapleton Community Announcements

The Mapleton News is now accepting community announcements. Please send information on awards and achievements (such as Eagle Scouts, academic & church awards, scholarships, business awards/promotions, or any significant recognition); births; mission calls/homecomings; military service; weddings; obituaries; college graduations, etc. to mapletonnews@gmail.com. A picture may also be included, JPEG format preferred. There is no charge for community announcements.

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