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Community breakfast

August 8, 2012
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jdrfflier

The Community Center is having a fund raising breakfast for anyone who would like to attend. The cost per plate is $6 per adult and $4 for children, The breakfast will be held on August 11, from 8 to 10 a.m. This story is sponsored by Juvenile Diabetes Fair Fun Run.

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Anti-terrorism sting held at border

August 7, 2012
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Jason Hall of Logan, is being questioned about the horses he is hauling by Idaho State Police Sgt. Scott Hanson Wednesday morning.

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor When Jason Hall of Logan loaded horses into his trailer Wednesday morning to take them to Paris, Idaho, he was unaware he was going to be part of a three day Home Land Security anti-terrorism exercise. As soon as Hall crossed the Idaho border south of Franklin on...

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Garbett considered for judgeship

August 7, 2012
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Todd garbett

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Todd Garbett, Prosecuting Attorney for Franklin County, is one of 12 applicants being considered for the Bear Lake County Magistrate Judge position being vacated by the Hon. O. Lynn Brower, who is retiring. Bower has been presiding in Bear Lake County as a senior judge Sixth Judicial District....

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Mink Creek land protected by Sagebrush Steppe Trust

August 5, 2012
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CHILDBIRTH CLASSES 3X5

The Sagebrush Steppe Land Trust is pleased to announce the completion of its latest conservation project near Preston. The easements permanently protect more than 1,033 acres of working land and wildlife habitat. This includes 25 acres of wetland, 250 acres of farmland and 600 acres of open space and rangeland. The easements also protect...

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Soccer tryouts set

August 4, 2012
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BABY CONTEST 2X4

Tryouts for the Preston girl’s soccer team will be held Monday, Aug. 6, and Tuesday Aug. 7. Both days will have a morning and an evening session. The morning tryouts will be held from 7-9 a.m. The evening sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. at the junior high school field. Required paperwork can be...

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Reduce fire hazards

August 4, 2012
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PreserveTheNation

Homeowners should take precautions now By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County Fire Marshall Scott Martin said homeowners, especially in the Cub River and Mink Creek areas, should continue to do what is necessary to reduce fire hazards on their properties the rest of this summer and fall. There are a number of...

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Boys soccer

August 4, 2012
By
CHELSIE MORRISON

Tryouts for the Preston boy’s soccer team will be held on Aug. 6, 7 and 8 from 8-10 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. First-year head coach Rob Bowles said the boys should meet at the junior high school field. A meeting for all parents of boys interested in the program will be held today (Wednesday)...

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Marijuana grow site cleared

August 3, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Area law enforcement officials, including those from Franklin County, on Wednesday helped dispose tons of marijuana in one of the largest growing operations in the state. The plantation-style operation had over 40,000 hybrid plants ready for harvest in less than a month with an estimated street value...

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Surgical suite to include basement

August 3, 2012
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DOG DAYS 4X8

By CITIZEN STAFF  Franklin County Medical Center’s proposed surgical suite expansion would include a basement covering 4,600 square feet and a main floor expansion of 8,000 square feet. That’s according to Hospital Administrator Mike Andrus, who told The Citizen architectural plans drawn up in 2011 originally showed an 11,000 square foot addition. The board...

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Grass fire burns near Glendale

August 2, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   It took crews approximately four hours to contain a 550-acre grass fire northeast of Preston Wednesday afternoon that threatened one house. The fire was definitely human-caused, said Franklin County Fire Marshall Scott Martin. “We have received reports that someone was moving an old piece of farm machinery...

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