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Flags retired

July 12, 2012
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By JEAN CARTER  A flag retirement held Wednesday, July 4, was dedicated to Pfc. Cody Moosman, who lost his life in Afghanistan. Moosman was serving with the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan., when he was killed. He was the son of...

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Cub Scout fundraiser slated

July 12, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The annual Cub Scout Family Fun Day or carnival will be held Wednesday, July 18, from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the Preston City Park The activity is a fundraiser for the for the Franklin county Cub Scouts Organization and is split between the three LDS stakes....

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VIDEO REPORT: Cody Comes Home

July 11, 2012
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Video: Moosman comes home

July 11, 2012
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A Fitting Welcome to a Local Hero

July 11, 2012
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  By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant Editor Hundreds and hundreds of people lined U.S. 91 this morning all the way from the Utah/Idaho border through Franklin City and another five miles to Webb Funeral Home in Preston to honor a fallen hero. The body of U.S. Army Spc. Cody O. Moosman, Preston, was returned...

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Cody Comes Home

July 11, 2012
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The body of U.S. Army Spc. Cody O. Moosman, Preston, returned to his home town today. His remains were flown into the Logan-Cache Airport at 9:15 a.m. on a small jet from Dover Air Force Base, Del. Moosman was killed in Afghanistan on July 3. The Honorable Transfer ceremony was a private event.  

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PGCC participates in “Family Golf Month” with events

July 11, 2012
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By JOHN VAN VLEET PGCC head professional Preston Golf and Country Club is participating in the “Take your Daughter to the Course” week as part of a national promotion with the PGA of America to promote participation in golf, but especially to girls and their families. This promotion will take place this week, through...

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Keller named Grand Marshal

July 11, 2012
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By DAX KELLER Rodeo Committee Ron Keller was named the 2012 Grand Marshal of That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade last week by the rodeo committee. Ron was born in Preston in 1939 and raised in Mink Creek. He had the gift of talking at a young age, Oscar Wilde, who hired him to...

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Burn permits nixed

July 11, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Burn permits in Franklin County have been canceled due to extremely dry and tinder-like conditions. The permits were issued by the Franklin County Fire District through Fire Marshal Scott Martin and Chief Mike Lower. Martin told The Preston Citizen on Monday he and other fire officials have decided...

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HERO: Pfc. Cody O. Moosman dies in Afghanistan

July 10, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor News that a Preston Army private had been killed in Afghanistan last week swept through this community like wildfire after word got out. Independence Day celebrations in Dayton and in backyards were subdued as people realized the first soldier from Franklin County had been killed in combat during...

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