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Public hearing to be held on East Oneida project

April 26, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A public hearing will be held at the Franklin County Extension office, 561 W. Oneida, on Thursday, May 9, from 4-7 p.m. to answer questions and provide information on a proposed East Oneida road reconstruction project. Preston and Franklin County have been working together for a number of...

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Generating power: Irrigation company to install hydro generator

April 25, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor In July of 2011, the Consolidated Irrigation Company of Preston filed an application for a preliminary permit, to study the feasibility of building a 500-kilowatt turbine-generator on the Mink and Cub Creeks. Consolidated Irrigation Company is a non-profit corporation that provides irrigation water to over 450 water-stockholders. The...

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Craft Fair set for May 9-11

April 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A fundraising Craft Fair will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 9-11 at the Franklin County Community Center, 64 W. 100 S., Preston. Center director Carol Parker said vendors will sell home decor items, Rada knives, doTerra Essential Oils, quilts, custom signs, candles, bird houses, clocks, Pampered...

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Second greenhouse to be constructed this summer by PHS Ag Department

April 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Preston High School agriculture department has received a grant from Monsanto Corporation to help with the expense of building a second greenhouse this spring. The new greenhouse will be near the Bill Craner Agriculture Building. “We received $6,627 from Monsanto and got another $750 grant from Nucor....

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Preston moves to Pocatello LDS Mission July 1

April 24, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Preston and parts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Ogden Utah Mission north to Star Valley, Wyo., have been moved into the Idaho Pocatello Mission effective July 1. According to Idaho Pocatello Mission President Marvin T. Brinkerhoff. The new mission boundaries will follow the state...

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FCMC ‘Rockin Expo’ set for Saturday

April 24, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  The “Rockin’ Expo” being staged by Franklin County Medical Center and many community partners is Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m.-noon in the Preston High School old gym. Admission is free. Organizer Tracie Jensen promises there should be information and activities of interest to every age group and need, ranging from a...

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Jail nixed: Too expensive

April 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Franklin County won’t be building a new jail any time soon after commissioners reviewed a cost analysis recently. Commissioner Boyd Burbank said he has done several months of research, comparing the costs to construct and operate a jail in the county to the costs of housing inmates in...

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City cleanup begins

April 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston’s annual spring cleanup has started and will conclude on Friday, May 3. Material is being collected on the north side of Oneida this week. The last day for collection on the north side of Preston is Friday, April 26. City crews will pick debris up on the...

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Bennett Cup winners recognized

April 23, 2013
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Kassidy Veibell, left, was the winner of the women’s vocals. Tori Allen was second and Taessia King placed third.

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The long anticipated Bennett Cup was held on April 17 and 18 in the Preston High School auditorium with Preston School District’s finest young musicians performing before judges. At the Wednesday evening performance, Kevin Payne was the winner of the piano competition with Hailey Griffeth taking second place...

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West Side names Fine Arts winners

April 23, 2013
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Winners of this year’s West Side Fine Arts competition are: back row, left, Cason Nash, Troy Graves and Mason Lemmon. Front row, left, Whitney Smart, Annisa Porter, Mindy Weeks, Parker Muller, Kelsie Chugg, Zack Talbot and Carson Roberts.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – Several West Side students participated last Thursday in the district’s annual Fine Arts Competition. The first place winners were: piano, Zach Talbot; vocal, Troy Graves; instrumental, Parker Mueller; dance, Whitnee Smart; art (drawing), Zach Talbot; art, (painting) Zach Talbot and art (sculpture), Carson Roberts. Second place...

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