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Caution drivers, school in session

August 21, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor It’s back-to-school time for students at Preston and West Side school districts and motorists, students, parents and school employees need to be aware of new schedules and routines for safety sake. School starts in both the Preston School District and the West Side District on Wednesday, Aug. 22....

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City council changes procedures

August 21, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A variance and special-use permit procedure has been changed by Preston City officials.   In the past the city’s planning and zoning commission had the authority to grant variances and issue special-use permits. Council action on Monday suspended that authority until a new procedure could be drafted by...

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Indian girls shut out Madison 3-0

August 21, 2012
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Junior Olivia Wheatley, who plays wing, sends the ball up the sideline in a game against Madison on Saturday. Preston won 3-0.

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian girls enjoyed a 2-0 lead at the half in their season home opener against 5A Madison Saturday and went on to win 3-0. Senior Lacee Rallison earned the shutout as Preston’s keeper, a new position for her this year. Though the Bobcats were missing a few...

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New Archuleta CD worth listening to

August 18, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Deseret Book recently released a new David Archuleta CD. This Archuleta album was produced by Emmy award winning composer Kurt Bester, a legend in the music world. Bester, a composer with 30 years of music industry experience, teamed up with a rising star with a great voice. The...

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Harris Allen Fund donates to FCMC

August 17, 2012
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The Harris G. Allen Family Fund donated money to Franklin County Medical Center Emergency Department to help provide medication to prevent damage associated with strokes. This medication, TPA, if given within three hours of the onset of symptoms, may improve nerve damage recovery and reduce disability severity following some strokes, according to a hospital...

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Preston ag instructors receive awards

August 17, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Two Preston High School FFA ag instructors have received prestigious awards at the National Association of Agricultural Educators in Lexington, Ky. Larin Crossley, ag educator at Preston High, has been selected as the 2012 Idaho winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher award given by the NAAE. Josh...

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At home in Oxford

August 16, 2012
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Every now and then a city in Franklin County makes history. Oxford, most recently, was touted as the fastest growing city in Idaho. Two people moved into the town in 2010 and the population made a blip on the census radar. “The population of Idaho’s 200 cities stabilized in 2011 as depressed housing prices...

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More changes at West Side

August 16, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor As the West Side School District prepares for fall classes beginning Aug. 22, there have been some administrative changes made since the retirement of Superintendent Melvin Beutler. Barbara Taylor was asked to take Beutler’s position as superintendent and high school principal Spencer Barzee was named assistant superintendent. Barzee...

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The Citizen is looking for H. S. students interested in doing video

August 15, 2012
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The Preston Citizen is seeking high school students who would like to shoot, edit and post on-line videos of school events for both the West Side and Preston school districts. As the Citizen online edition continues to grow, so is the demand for videos and slide shows. If you feel like you have the...

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Arts Council to perform at Fair on Thursday

August 15, 2012
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The Franklin County Theatre Arts Council would like to invite everyone to join them for an afternoon of entertainment at the Franklin County Fair. They will be performing many favorite tunes from their recent musicals in the Robinson building on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 4 p.m. Many of the area’s most talented actors and...

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