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Guys and Dolls coming to Worm Creek Opera House

April 18, 2012
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Guys and Dolls coming to Worm Creek Opera House

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The Preston Theater Council will present Guys and Dolls on April 20, 21 and 23 starting at 7 p.m. at the Worm Creek Opera House. Director Cecelie Costley has organized a brass band to accompany the 1950s musical. The cast includes: Stephanie Buttars, Val Jensen and Dan and...

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Health fair attracts hundreds

April 17, 2012
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Health fair attracts hundreds

By FCMC staff  The 2012 Health and Wellness Expo, sponsored by Franklin County Medical Center, was a “wild” affair this year. The annual event had attendees “swinging from the vines” as they participated in the many free booths that were offered. The Preston Lions Club offered vision screening; Preston Elks were on hand for...

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Aggressive mule deer buck killed

April 17, 2012
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Aggressive mule deer buck killed

By Jennifer Jackson  Idaho Fish and Game On Saturday, April 7, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game dispatched a mule deer buck near Whitney. The deer was suspected of being the buck that attacked Sue Panter of Whitney last September when she was out walking near her home. Fish and Game received a...

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Bennett Cup showcases local talent

April 17, 2012
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Bennett Cup showcases local talent

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston High School musicians are preparing for the annual Bennett Cup to be held at 7 p. m. on April 24 and 25 in the high school auditorium. The Bennett Cup Committee has worked hard behind the scenes to prepare for the upcoming music competition. The piano and...

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Waite captures Distinguished Young Woman title

April 17, 2012
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Waite captures Distinguished Young Woman title

By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer Hanna Waite was named as Franklin County’s 2012-2013 Distinguished Young Woman, receiving the title from Laken Hemsley. Hannah also earned both the fitness and Best Self categories, earning $1,075 towards her college of choice. Chosen as first runner up was Kelsie Clawson, who also won the scholastic award...

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Lack of hitting hurts PHS softball

April 17, 2012
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Lack of hitting hurts PHS softball

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians softball team managed just two hits and struck out 12 times on the day, falling to the Pocatello Indians 8-2 in a Fifth District softball game on Saturday in Preston. “A big lack of hitting,” Preston head coach Ashlee Larsen said. “There’s a little bit of...

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Farmers get jump on spring work

April 14, 2012
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Farmers get jump on spring work

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor An early spring with lack of snow and significant moisture has allowed farmers across most parts of Franklin County to get into fields and do a lot of early spring work.   The situation is in stark contrast to one year ago when abundant snow was followed by...

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PHS ballroom dance team to perform

April 13, 2012
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PHS ballroom dance team to perform

By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Preston High School Ballroom dancers will hold a joint concert on Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the old Preston High School Gymnasium. The Preston High School Dancers will perform the Standard and Latin. Teams will be performing their “Tangled” medley, Viennese Waltz from Beautician and the...

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Hemsley to retire DYW crown

April 13, 2012
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Hemsley to retire DYW crown

Fourteen girls vie for Distinguished Young Woman crown By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Laken Hemsley, this year’s Distinguished Young Woman of Franklin County, will relinquish her crown as part of this year’s competition to be held April 14 at the Dahle Fine Arts building in Dayton at 7 p.m. The daughter of Lance...

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Ward makes 170 quilts

April 12, 2012
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Ward makes 170 quilts

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston 7th Ward got a charge from their Ward Council; they needed to come up with a Humanitarian Aid project. Emily Burnett, the Relief Society president, took the charge and the goal was set to make 110 quilts from February until April 1. The quilts were to...

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