Utah Governor Herbert Creates New Teen Suicide Task Force

Utah Governor Herbert Creates New Teen Suicide Task Force

On Wednesday, 17 January 2018, Utah Governor, Gary Herbert, created a new task force to address the increase number of teen suicides in Utah. State officials are optimistic that the new coalition will be able to find reasons why so many teens are killing themselves...
Hally Qaqa Wins TFL Miss Fiji Pageant 2017

Hally Qaqa Wins TFL Miss Fiji Pageant 2017

Hally Qaqa, a 23-year-old Fijian woman, has received the honor of being the newly crowned TFL Miss Fiji. The sixth of eleven children, received the honor on 28 October 2017, at Suva’s Thurston Gardens. She is using her time in the spotlight to promote the message:...
LDS Duo on The Amazing Race Choose to Remain True to Their Faith

LDS Duo on The Amazing Race Choose to Remain True to Their Faith

Season 30 of the CBS reality television show, The Amazing Race, comprised of 11 duos competing against one another is underway. On the show, contestants must complete difficult challenges in foreign countries, all the while racing against one another, hoping that they...
LDS Service Center in Samoa Names First Female Manager

LDS Service Center in Samoa Names First Female Manager

Aiolupotea Sauimalae Malolo-Chu Ling, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently made several firsts. She not only became the first female Service Centre Manager in Samoa, but she is also the first female Service Center Manager in the...
Martine Leavitt

Martine Leavitt

Martine Leavitt, a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a Canadian-American writer of young adult novels and a writing teacher. She was born in 1953 in Taber, Alberta, Canada. She is a member of the faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts...
7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This article, “7 Mormons with Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame” by Jamie Armstrong, appeared in the online edition of LDS Living.com. 1. Laraine Day LDS actress Laraine Day played roles opposite of Hollywood’s most iconic leading men, including Cary...
Lex de Azevedo

Lex de Azevedo

1. Have a member of a world renowned musical troupe such as The King Sisters to be your mother. Alexis “Lex” King de Azevedo was born on 14 January 1943 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Alyce King of The King Sisters by her first marriage. 2....
The King Sisters

The King Sisters

Humble Beginnings The King Sisters were born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Utah, about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City. For fourteen years, their father, William King Driggs Sr. (known as King), was a professor of music and a voice teacher at several colleges in...
Alex Jensen

Alex Jensen

Alex Jensen, a native of Bountiful, Utah, was born on 16 May 1976 to parents Kathy and Jerry Jensen. He was a finance major at the University of Utah. While at the University, he proved himself to be an exceptionally good player. Playing under the tutelage of Coach...
Merrill Osmond

Merrill Osmond

Merrill Davis Osmond was born 30 April 1953 to the late George Virl Osmond Sr. and Olive May (Davis) Osmond, in Ogden, Utah. He is the distinguished lead vocalist and bassist for the world renowned music group known as The Osmonds. Making Music – Side by Side Merrill...
Jacob Hannemann

Jacob Hannemann

Being a dual sport player on the collegiate level is probably something most college freshman wouldn’t hope to achieve regardless of their athletic talents. But, for a 22-year-old native Hawaiian, Lone Peak High School graduate, and Brigham Young University (BYU)...
Burgess Owens

Burgess Owens

Clarence Burgess Owens born August 2,1951 in Columbus, Ohio  was a safety who played ten seasons in the NFL for the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders. He was a part of the Raiders Super Bowl XV winning team. 1st Team All-American Defensive Back Hall of Fame...
Brandon Doman

Brandon Doman

Brandon Doman Quarterback San Francisco 49ers Brandon Doman is an American football coach and the former offensive coordinator for the Brigham Young University (BYU) Cougars. He played quarterback for BYU in 2000-2001. In 2005 he was hired by Bronco Mendenhall as BYU...
Gladys Knight: Conversion to the Mormon Faith

Gladys Knight: Conversion to the Mormon Faith

Gladys Knight is an American singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author. When most people hear the name Gladys Knight they perhaps think of the soulful musical combination of Gladys Knight & the Pips. The group consisted of Gladys, her...
Trick Shot Titus

Trick Shot Titus

A catch phrase that is often used of young people who exhibit extraordinary talents and abilities is “And a little child shall lead them.” Albeit the phrase is taken out of its Biblical context, it is still perhaps fitting in some ways when describing youngsters such...
Alex Boyé

Alex Boyé

Alex Boyé is no stranger to the entertainment and music industries. He has been performing for audiences worldwide for over 15 years, and has to his credit hits in over 15 countries, with over half a million CDs sold. According to his Mormon.org profile, Boyé states...
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