Will Ken Jennings Be the Next Host of Jeopardy!?

Will Ken Jennings Be the Next Host of Jeopardy!?

Fans of the popular television game show Jeopardy! will recognize the name Ken Jennings.   Ken Jennings, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”), is one of the show’s most notorious contestants. He first...
Mat and Savanna Shaw – Taking the Music Industry by Storm

Mat and Savanna Shaw – Taking the Music Industry by Storm

Mention the names Mat and Savanna Shaw and practically everyone will know exactly who you are talking about. The dynamic daddy-daughter duo from the small town of Kaysville, Utah, in just eight short months has taken the music industry by storm.   They have not only...
Collin Kartchner, a Social Media Activist, Passes Away Suddenly

Collin Kartchner, a Social Media Activist, Passes Away Suddenly

Collin Kartchner, a Utah-based activist who traveled the country raising awareness of the damage social media can have on children’s mental and emotional health, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Gail S. Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber, Turns 100 Years Old

Gail S. Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber, Turns 100 Years Old

People who are familiar with Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen’s story know how he became dubbed as the “Berlin Candy Bomber.” The then 27-year-old Air Force pilot, who was a World War II veteran, became famous for his airdrops of candy to kids in what was then communist East...
Ed Jolley Pinegar

Ed Jolley Pinegar

Ed Jolley Pinegar was born on 12 February 1935. He was an author, educator, and leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”). His books include Look to the Temple, Raising the Bar, You, Your Family and the...
Wilford Brimley

Wilford Brimley

Anthony Wilford Brimley, an American actor and talented jazz singer who recorded several albums and played successful club engagements, was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”). The albums that he...
Charlie Bird and His Life Beyond the Mask of Cosmo the Cougar

Charlie Bird and His Life Beyond the Mask of Cosmo the Cougar

Brigham Young University (BYU) sports fans are all too familiar with the school’s mascot, Cosmo the Cougar. From 2015-2018, Charlie Bird, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”), performed as the school’s...
Mat and Savanna Shaw – It All Started with “The Prayer”

Mat and Savanna Shaw – It All Started with “The Prayer”

Mat and Savanna Shaw from Kaysville, Utah, quickly became overnight sensations. It all started when schools closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Being a member of a new youth choir led by choir director Kelly DeHaan at the Hale Center Theatre, 15-year-old Savanna...
Elizabeth Xavier Tait – From Bombay India to the Pioneer Trail

Elizabeth Xavier Tait – From Bombay India to the Pioneer Trail

Elizabeth Xavier Tait was one of the early pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”). She was born on 23 December 1833, in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, to a wealthy family. Her great-grandfather was...
Green Flake, Slave and Latter-day Saint Pioneer

Green Flake, Slave and Latter-day Saint Pioneer

The 24th of July is the day that is set aside in Utah to commemorate the arrival of the first pioneer settlers into the Salt Lake Valley. Among the early pioneers, names like Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Pratt, and Orrin Porter Rockwell are...
Daniel Summerhays

Daniel Summerhays

Daniel Summerhays, a returned missionary and life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”), is a professional golfer. The Church News reports that Daniel has had a successful professional career...

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