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Children’s disabilities program ready at FCMC

January 26, 2012
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Children’s disabilities program ready at FCMC

By CITIZEN STAFF  In line with new Idaho Department of Health and Welfare guidelines, the Children’s Redesign Services Program for Children with Disabilities is in place and ready to go at Franklin County Medical Center (FCMC). An overview of the new program was given to the hospital’s board of trustees last week by program...

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John Allred concert canceled

January 26, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The John Allred concert scheduled at Preston High School had to be canceled due to a boys basketball game against Burley. The basketball game was slated for the same night as the John Allred Concert.  (See the full story in The Preston Citizen.)

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Massacre memorial

January 26, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The commemoration of the Bear River Massacre will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m., at the memorial site off Highway 91, approximately four miles northwest of Preston, just past the Bear River bridge. The memorial is usually an opportunity for the tribal members to speak...

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Demolition derby has Wanner – Changing gears

January 25, 2012
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Demolition derby has Wanner – Changing gears

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Build it, bash it, then scrap it. It’s the life of a car in the care of Jessy Wanner. The 30 year-old Winder resident lives for the 10 weekends a year he stomps on the gas pedal and tries to crash into and disable his opponents’ cars in...

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2012 Idaho Legislature moves to oust protesters

January 25, 2012
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2012 Idaho Legislature moves to oust protesters

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Idaho Legislature is dealing with anti-camping legislation as the third week of the 2012 session begins and it doesn’t have anything to do with Forest Service campgrounds. Legislation has just been introduced to force several Occupy Movement folks from state-owned lands in front of the old Ada...

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Lions to collect glasses at game

January 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The Preston Lions Club will be sponsoring a “Night for Sight” event this Friday, Jan. 27, at the Preston/Century basketball game. Anyone who brings a pair of used eyeglasses to the game will receive a ticket to win the game basketball signed by the Indian team and...

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Record rainfall recorded

January 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Local officials are thankful the record precipitation that was recorded on Saturday turned to snow and temperatures dropped or flooding in some areas of Franklin County could have been worse than it was. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said the Preston...

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Pirates beat Cowboys 39-36

January 24, 2012
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By COURTNEY PRIESTLEY WS sports writer After a disappointing loss against the Soda Springs Cardinals on Thursday, the Pirates were pumped up for their Saturday game against the North Gem Cowboys and came out on top 39-34. The Pirates had played them the week before and won so they were fairly confident of another...

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PHS does better

January 24, 2012
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PHS does better

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian girls played Bonneville on Thursday, Jan. 19, in their final home game of the regular season. Though it ended in a 46-34 loss, Preston fared far better than in their meeting earlier this season when they lost by 30. Senior Regan Hyde led Preston in scoring...

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Football players get post-season awards

January 24, 2012
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Football players get post-season awards

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Several Preston football players have recently received post-season awards and former coach, Shawn Marlow, said he is proud of them and the effort they put into the football program over the past several months.

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