By Madge Wylie
Three Melba boys were awarded Eagle Scout awards at a ceremony at the Melba L.D.S. Church on Sunday evening, August 24, 2014. They were Adam Saurey, 18, son Debbie and Kelly Saurey; Zack Kaelin, 17, son of Say and Casey Kaelin; and Tyson Kaelin, 16, son of Joanna and Travis Christensen.
Master of ceremonies was Spencer Trappett. Six Boy Scouts conducted the flag ceremony, presenting the U.S. Flag, the flag of the State of Idaho and the scout flag.
Dan Woodruff talked about scouting from the past and was mentor to two of the recipients.
Presentation of the awards was done by Travis Astle and Boone Carter. Scout leader of the group Reese Leavitt was not present due to being out of town and he was represented by Lee Van Schoiack, assistant Scout leader.