Top 20 story quiz

2012-10-03T00:35:00Z 2012-10-03T08:43:03Z Top 20 story quiz Daily Herald
October 03, 2012 12:35 am

How’s your news sense? The Herald has begun a new feature. At the beginning of each month we list the Top 20 most read articles from the previous month. Below is a scrambled list. See if you can put them in order. To find the Top 20 list every month, go online to


September's Top 20

Put them in order of most to least read


A. Orem doctor arrested for sexual abuse against patient

According to an arrest report, Dr. David R. Hillam was arrested on three counts of forcible sexual abuse, all second-degree felonies, as well as four counts of lewdness.

B. Three Ute-related notes BYU fans may be interested to know

Worth noting a couple of days before the big game.

C. Springville child dies after accidentally shooting self

A police news release didn’t give any details about the age or sex of the child, the address where the accident happened or the kind of gun involved.

D. Provo resident joins long list of castaways

Is your Facebook page worth a million bucks? That might be the case for Provo resident Angie Layton, who’s about to be beamed into living rooms across America on the newest season of “Survivor.”

E. BYU football earns some awards, gets some TV attention

The Cougars had three players named Independent Players of the Week. Senior quarterback Riley Nelson and junior tight end Kaneakua Friel took Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors, while junior punter/kicker Riley Stephenson was recognized as the Special Teams Player of the Week.

F. Driver charged with homicide for hitting woman while texting

Cade Myles Krueger was driving on Brigham Young University campus in 2010 when he plowed through a crosswalk and killed Jessica Raylene Wilson. Now, almost exactly two years later, prosecutors have charged him with homicide, saying he was texting while driving.

G. Children found scavenging for food in dumpster; mother arrested

When the kids were found, police obtained a key to their family’s apartment. Stephania Chavez, 21, met officers at the door of an “unkempt” room strewn with dirty diapers and empty beer cans.

H. Thousands turn out for Dirty Dash

Thousands of participants took the plunge on Saturday and are still cleaning mud out of nooks and crannies after running in the Dirty Dash at Soldier Hollow. With options to run either a 5K or a 10K, participants, mostly from either Utah or Salt Lake counties, dressed up in outlandish costumes and dived into mud pit after mud pit to reach the finish line.

I. BYU’s plan for backup QBs appears to have grown clearer

If starter Riley Nelson is hurt, then offensive coordinator Brandon Doman suggested after that James Lark would be next in line.

J. Boy who accidentally shot himself was son of a Springville cop

One day after a small child died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound authorities confirmed that the child’s father is a police officer.

K. LDS Church clarifies stance on caffeine

The official website said the church “does not prohibit the use of caffeine.” A day later, the wording was changed, saying only that “the church revelation spelling out health practices ... does not mention the use of caffeine.”

L. Frontier Airlines to stop Provo flights

Frontier recently emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is currently in the process of looking for new investors.

M. Has Utah surpassed BYU as state’s most disliked football program?

Columnist Jason Franchuk ruminates.

N. Pleasant Grove teacher arrested for alleged student sex abuse

Broch DeGraff, 27, was arrested after two victims were identified from Liahona Preparatory Academy, an LDS-themed school.

O. Springville High School crowns a special homecoming queen

Tesha Credille is a beautiful, kind, talented cheerleader who is the most popular girl in the senior class. And she has Down syndrome.

P. Nelson’s back spasms give backup QB Lark long-awaited chance

James Lark’s college career has been defined by waiting followed by more waiting.

Q.  LDS Democrats to gather at Democratic Convention

Democrats from all over the United States plan to gather for the first national LDS Democratic Caucus meeting. “Hopefully it will be a big splash,” said Craig Janis, outreach director for the LDS Democratic caucus in Utah.

R. Mother caught with kids’ pants down

Pictures of twin toddlers on potty chairs in the middle of Thanksgiving Point’s deli last week went viral.

S. BYU students pushing for caffeine on campus

Many students at Brigham Young University are working to change a campus policy that’s as old as the school itself — no caffeinated beverages.

T. Going for 2: a bad choice

BYU had a chance to win the Boise State game with its best unit around.




10 A

7 B

13 C

17 D

20 E

16 F

12 G

18 H

3 I

9 J

1 K

11 L

4 M

8 N

2 O

15 P

19 Q

5 R

14 S

6 T





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