SMITHFIELD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SMITHFIELD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Northern Utah police chief asked to resign http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394198-78/mccoy-smithfield-police-chief.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394198-78/mccoy-smithfield-police-chief.html.csp">Northern Utah police chief asked to resign</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T08:46:23.721-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The former Smithfield police chief says he doesn’t know why city leaders asked him to resign this week, but said he received a “very generous” severance package for doing so. Johnny McCoy was called into the Smithfield mayor’s office on Monday. The mayor, Darrell Simmons, said the city wanted to change the leadership at the police department, McCoy said Tuesday, and asked McCoy to resign. McCoy agreed, effective immediately. “I asked if there was more to that and they said no,” McCoy said. “...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58394198@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:46:23 MDT Scouts make it out of Utah hills on own, after major rescue effort launched http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317051-78/rescue-effort-search-smithfield.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317051-78/rescue-effort-search-smithfield.html.csp">Scouts make it out of Utah hills on own, after major rescue effort launched</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:11:42.953-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Boy Scouts made it safely out of the rugged hills east of Smithfield just hours after triggering a major search and rescue effort. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Doyle Peck confirmed Wednesday that search and rescue crews, along with a helicopter, were dispatched to the Flat Top area late Tuesday afternoon after receiving a 911 call at 4 p.m. Dispatchers were told that a 13-year-old scout had fallen onto a ledge and was trapped and hurt, about 3 miles east of Smithfield. “Initial reports ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317051@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:11:42 MDT Baseball: American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58225185-52/logan-smithfield-baseball-helper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58225185-52/logan-smithfield-baseball-helper.html.csp">Baseball: American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:32.079-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s 12-team state American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday morning with games scheduled in Smithfield and Logan. Helper returns to defend its state title in the 12-team field. The double-elimination tournament is scheduled to end Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Logan High baseball field. “We’ve had a good summer, but not as good as last year,” said Helper coach Jeff Cisneros. “St. George is a good team this year. They combined three high schools.” The tournament opens Saturday with Helper...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225185@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT