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Rodeo Weekend: Additional events

July 24, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston residents put on their best for rodeo weekend, hoping to make people feel welcome in the community. There are a lot of activities during rodeo weekend people can participate in besides the rodeo. There is a Chuckwagon Breakfast Saturday, July 28, at 7 a.m. in the city...

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Post Office makes changes

July 22, 2012
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By BEVERLY HART  Debbie Wardell, former postmaster of Dayton, has taken a new job as postmaster of McCammon. The U.S. Postal Service has been making several changes in order to cut down costs and Debbie has taken this position because it has been proposed that the Dayton office will be changed from an eight-hour...

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Preston offices closed July 24

July 22, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City offices will be closed on Tuesday for the July 24 Pioneer Day holiday. The Franklin County landfill will also be closed that day. But all other Franklin County, state and federal offices will be open on Tuesday, July 24. Mail delivery will remain on a normal...

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Sisters for School Kids

July 21, 2012
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Effort helps children near Guadalajara   By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A family effort with a Christmas jar has transformed into a project known as Sisters for School Kids in Mexico and is designed to raise funds for underprivileged school-aged children near Guadalajara, Mexico. Jenn Mariscal, of Dayton, said many, many families in Mexico don’t...

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Griffith to sign

July 20, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Jennifer Stewart Griffith returned to Weston last week to visit her mother and get some relief from the blazing Safford, Ariz. summer. The Citizen had a chance to visit with her about her latest book, “Big in Japan.” Griffith will be at The Preston Citizen bookstore for a...

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‘Shop Local First’ explained

July 19, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A “Shop Local First” campaign was explained to the Preston City Council Monday by Paul Swainston, president of the Greater Preston Business Association. “Our organization has yard signs, signs for merchants to put in their windows and signs for vehicles. We want to distribute as many signs as...

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Woolf tabbed as interim State Controller

July 19, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Former Preston resident Brandon Woolf, the chief deputy of the Idaho Controllers Office, was appointed interim State Controller by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter Tuesday, July 10. State controller Donna Jones was injured in an accident on May 25, 2012, in the Rupert/ Burley area and has been recuperating...

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Tribute: Pioneers to be honored

July 18, 2012
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The Franklin County Theatre Board is sponsoring “A Pioneer Tribute” on Sunday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Worm Creek Theatre. The program will honor our Pioneer heritage through stories, songs, music, dance and art. The format of the program is meant to encourage reverence and appreciation for the sacrifices of the early...

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Changing hands: West sells share of motor company to Porters

July 18, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor West Motor, a long-time fixture at 296 N. State, has changed half of their ownership. In the past several months there has been a transfer of ownership from partners Doug and Wendy West to partner Doug Porter and his son Mike Porter. West said he will still have...

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Preston Rotary to light up the sky on July 20

July 17, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The annual Preston Rotary July 24 Fireworks Spectacular will take place this year this Friday, July 20, at the rodeo grounds in Preston. Both aerial and ground displays will start at approximately 9:45 p.m. The cost of admission is the same as last year at $2 per individual...

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