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Lions to hold two fundraisers

July 25, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Two major fundraisers for the Preston Lions Club will be held during the next two weeks and monies raised from the events help offset costs of eye screening for area children. Club members will sell hamburgers at the Lions booth at the rodeo arena this Thursday, Friday and...

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It’s rodeo time!

July 24, 2012
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Big time names to compete in That Famous Preston Night Rodeo  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year’s rodeo should be more action packed than ever. Rodeo committee member Kris Beckstead announced 12 National Finals Rodeo, National Champions are scheduled be competing at That Famous Preston Night Rodeo this weekend. She also said...

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Bus stop change for rodeo week

July 24, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade route has made it necessary to change the CVTD bus stop on Thursday and Friday, July 26 and 27, for commuters using the Franklin County Connection, the Preston to Logan bus. For the parade days the stop will be changed from the...

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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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