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Bear River conservation plan could help landowners, habitat

December 22, 2012
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BARGAIN BONANZA

By CITIZEN STAFF  The proposed Bear River Watershed Conservation Area could be a boon for farmers and ranchers while also serving to protect natural habitat in to the future. That’s part of the message that nearly five-dozen Franklin county residents and government officials heard during a recent information meeting held by the U.S. Fish...

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Photo Files – Preston Boys’ Basketball vs. Century

December 21, 2012
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Photos by Teresa Chipman. Copyright, all rights reserved. By Jason Turner, Logan Herald Journal PRESTON — The good news for Preston is it played arguably its best fourth quarter of the young season. Unfortunately for the Indians, inconsistent play in the second and third quarters proved to be too much to overcome. Preston trimmed...

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Seasonal roads to be closed

December 21, 2012
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TAX FORMS 2012 2x3

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Several seasonal roads in Franklin County will be closed to vehicular traffic tomorrow (Thursday) because of snowfall. Enforcement of road–closed ordinances will begin. County Commission chair Dirk Bowles said if complaints are called in to the sheriff’s department citations will be issued, even though there has been little...

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Matt Wells Named Utah State University Head Football Coach

December 20, 2012
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Matt Wells Named Utah State University Head Football Coach

By USU Media Relations LOGAN, Utah (Thursday, Dec. 20) – Utah State University Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Thursday that current offensive coordinator and former Aggie alumnus Matt Wells has been named the school’s 27th head coach in 121 years of Aggie football. The 39-year old Wells, who is now the 11th-youngest head...

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USU set to hire Wells as new coach

December 20, 2012
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LOGAN, Utah – Utah State Athletics will hold a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. regarding its head football coaching position. The press conference, which is open to the public, will be held in the Spetman Auditorium on the second floor of the Jim and Carol Laub Athletics-Academics Complex. It is...

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Winter prompts safe driving tips

December 20, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor As winter weather has settled into Franklin County, Chief Deputy Dave Fryar reminds motorists to use caution when traveling county and state highways during inclement weather and to cooperate with highway workers clearing the highways. When driving near snowplows, Fryar issued a few safety tips: • Remain two...

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Raising rabbits

December 20, 2012
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LAMONTS 5X3

Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM In 1947, when he was only six years old, Lawrence Week’s father brought him home a rabbit. Weeks, now 71, still raises them and has turned raising rabbits into a way of life. In high school the Fairview resident started judging rabbits and poultry in 1958 at...

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Holiday closings listed

December 20, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state and federal offices will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25, in celebration of the Christmas holiday. The post office plans to operate on a reduced schedule on Monday, Dec. 24. The lobby will be open from 8 a.m.-noon. Postmaster Val Porter said full...

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Kimpton not just a desk jockey

December 19, 2012
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Franklin City administrator Jeremy Kimpton checks water on Friday, Dec. 15 to see if it is fit for the residents of the community to drink.

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Jeremy Kimpton, 36, the new Franklin administrator, has been involved in Franklin City politics for seven years, six on the city council and one year as mayor. For a salary of $40,000, the city administrator takes care of and oversees all the day-to-day operations of the city, like...

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Santa’s helpers retrieve letters

December 19, 2012
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DISH WHOLESALE 3X10

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Youngsters who submitted letters to Santa’s special mailbox at the Larsen-Sant Library earlier his month had them retrieved by some of his special helpers. The Preston High School Key Club, which is the youth arm of the Kiwanis organization, came and got the letters and gave them to...

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