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FCMC survey due to go out this week

October 26, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  What do you think about your local hospital, the Franklin County Medical Center? You could get a chance to make your feelings known as early as this week. A random sample of 1,000 Franklin County households are due to receive a printed “community market survey” which they will be asked to...

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FCMC plans remodeling projects

October 25, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  No walls are being knocked out or nails driven yet. But preparations are continuing for a remodeling project at both the hospital and nursing home at Franklin County Medical Center. CEO Mike Andrus said construction could start by late May or June on remodeling and improvements at both facilities. Details are...

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City crews clearing leaves

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow is reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Thursday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking vehicles, RVs or trailers on any city street in Preston...

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Halloween safety reminder issued

October 23, 2012
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FCMC WHAT DO YOU THINK

Local law enforcement to be out in force on October 31   By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Both Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow and Franklin County Sheriff Don Beckstead said law enforcement will be out and about on Halloween this year patrolling communities on Oct. 31, to ensure the safety of children. Halloween...

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Equine virus back on the radar

October 23, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Equine owners in Franklin County are being cautious and vigilant after three horses were euthanized across the Utah Border in Cache Valley last week. The horses showed signs of the deadly and highly contagious herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDOF) has quarantined the Cache...

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Flu shots now available at Public Health

October 23, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Southeastern Idaho Public Health in Preston is now giving flu shots by appointment. Wendy Hobley, Region 6 public health nurse manager, said public health officials across the state are recommending this year everyone older than six months receive a flu shot. This is the second year that recommendation...

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Hollingsworths purchase Edwards Floral

October 23, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor There are some new faces at Edwards Floral, 74 E. 400 S. Jeff and Lee Hollingsworth acquired the Edwards Floral business from Steve and ReNae Edwards recently. The Edwards have owned and operated the longstanding business for 37 years. Steve’s parents had it for 30-years before that. “Edwards...

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Coach proud of PHS v-ball team and season play

October 23, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston volleyball players ended their season at the district tournament this past weekend. They played number-one ranked Bonneville to start the tournament and lost 3-0. Saturday morning they played Rigby. “We won the third set and played close in the final fourth set,” said Coach Bridgett Knapp. “The...

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Bringing home some hardware

October 23, 2012
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TOM LOERTSCHER 4X7.5

Girl’s soccer places fifth at state    By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Preston girl’s soccer team made good on their goal to bring home some hardware from the 4A State tournament over the weekend. Though they lost the first round, Preston won the next two giving them the fifth place consolation title...

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Preston XC girls win 7th straight

October 23, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen Turning in yet another stellar performance, the Preston girls’ cross country team out-paced rivals Century and Pocatello to claim top standing for the seventh straight time at this year’s District V meet, held at the Preston Golf Course on Thursday. Coach Tyler Jones said, “It was an exciting...

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