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Getting a taste of the big time

May 17, 2013
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Xander rides at Supercross Grand Finale  By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Eight year-old Xander Kirkbride of Fairview spends a lot of free time on the motocross track in Fairview with his younger sister, Tenley, trying to improve their times and improving his skills. The aspiring motocross rider has a dream of being in...

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School district announces retirees

May 17, 2013
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By LORI HEUSSER Preston School District Seven long time Preston School District employees have announced their retirement at the end of this school year. • Wynn Costley has been employed with our district for 28 years. He also taught four years in Utah prior to coming to Idaho. He has been an administrator the...

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Serving for service

May 16, 2013
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City public works crew member Jan Seamons serves Dutch oven potatoes to sister missionaries Katie Wagner, Los Angles, and Jumelle Tsfany, Madagascar. Area missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were out in force in Preston on Friday before noon. It was a mission-wide day of service. The missionaries weeded flower...

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More Quagga quandary

May 16, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor What’s the big deal with mussels in our water? What can a few shelled animals do? If or when Quagga or zebra mussels get into the waters of Franklin County it would be a real disaster for irrigators, as well as the local wildlife. Lyle Porter, president of...

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Jr. high principal named

May 15, 2013
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Smithfield man to lead students next fall   By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Curtis Jenson, English Department chair at Logan High School, has accepted an offer to be the principal at Preston Junior High School. Jenson is a Cache Valley native, who grew up on a farm Amalga. He graduated from Sky View...

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West Side football camp to start May 28

May 15, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor This spring the West Side football coaches and players are putting on a three-day camp for all incoming second-eighth graders. Head coach Tyson Moser said the camp will begin on Tuesday, May 28, and end the following Thursday. “We will begin at 9 a.m. and finish by 11...

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County purchases ground

May 14, 2013
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Land acquired for future fair expansion    By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County has purchased approximately seven acres of land just west of the existing fairgrounds for future expansion possibilities of fair buildings and rodeo facilities. Commissioner Scott Workman said the land purchase has just been completed for an undisclosed amount. “The...

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Big success: Drive lands 6,400 lbs. of food

May 14, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston postmaster Val Porter said 6,400 pounds of food were collected by postal carriers across Franklin County on Saturday as part of a National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive campaign. The Stamp Out Hunger drive is a nationwide effort to provide items to local...

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Preston coach optimistic about team next two years

May 14, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian softball team played Pocatello at home in a double header on Tuesday, April 30 and lost both, 8-0 and 15-5. “The game of if’s, coulda’s, shoulda’s and woulda’s is sometimes the mentality behind playing softball, not only for players, but for the most part of coaching,”...

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Arts-related fund applications now being accepted

May 11, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By CITIZEN STAFF  Applications to help fund arts-related projects in Franklin County are being accepted by the F.M., Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund. The fund is administered by the Idaho Community Foundation. Grants may be considered in two categories: supporting arts activities that will provide entertainment or art-related education to the...

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