Recent Articles by Sam Penrod
Published: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:58 pm MDT
The owner of the Star Mill recently lost a legal battle that requires him to sell the property to a developer. Now the future of the American Fork landmark is in question.
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:18 pm MST
An airman who came home a week early after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan came up with an elaborate plan to surprise each of his four girls in a carefully orchestrated series of events Thursday.
Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:07 pm MST
A familiar face for thousands of school children in Millard County is retiring. Dixon Eliason has been driving the bookmobile and bringing worlds of imagination to towns since 1977.
Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 7:31 pm MST
A BYU student who suffered critical head injuries last week after being hit by a car just outside the campus boundaries is making remarkable progress.
Published: Thursday, February 13, 2014 12:49 pm MST
A father who lost his son to a drug overdose said he is finding some peace now that a woman who failed to help his son has been sent to prison. He hopes the death will encourage other parents to do more when th...
Published: Monday, February 10, 2014 2:37 pm MST
Conrad Truman, an Orem man accused of killing his wife, pleaded not guilty in court Monday before a judge denied a request to lower his $1 million bail.
Published: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 2:53 pm MST
Juab County Sheriff Alden Orme is feeling the strain of temporarily losing nearly half of his workforce following a shootout last week.
Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:21 pm MST
The owner of the Purple Turtle restaurant in Pleasant Grove restaurant isn't letting a fire keep him out of business for long. The restaurant will reopen Friday.
Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:04 pm MST
A judge determined Tuesday that Martin MacNeill, who was convicted of murder in the death of his wife, must undergo a mental competency evaluation.
Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:51 pm MST
Going to the hospital can be intimidating, especially when words like "emergency," "intensive care" and "surgery" can be seen everywhere. But the lobby of Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo can at tim...