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Law enforcement to patrol on Halloween

October 21, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Both Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow and Franklin County Sheriff Don Beckstead said law enforcement will be out and about on Halloween, patrolling communities on Monday, Oct. 31, to ensure the safety of children. Halloween this year falls on Monday. “The biggest thing we want to concentrate...

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Horse complex open house

October 21, 2011
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Horse complex open house

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Several residents of Franklin, including Mayor Wayne Priestley, and the surrounding community met this past week with private developers of a proposed multi-use horse complex to explain the project, gather input, and answer questions. The open house format in the city building lasted three hours and...

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No cars on streets

October 20, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow is reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited, because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, and running through March 31, parking vehicles, RVs, or trailers on any city street in Preston is prohibited from...

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Halloween Fun Run/walk up Oct. 29

October 20, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Joggers, walkers, ghosts and goblins may want to start preparing costumes for the second annual Halloween 5K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk, sponsored by the Franklin County Special Olympics. The event will be held Oct. 29, at 9 a.m. at the parking lot of LDS North Stake Center, 310...

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Angel Tree organizers ready for sign-ups

October 20, 2011
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Hidie Nye announced Friday the Angel Tree Organization will be taking names for families who are in need of gifts for Christmas. Sign-ups will begin Nov. 1 through Nov. 8. Those seeking gifts for this holiday season should get on the list at the SEICAA office at 16...

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Preston to Logan bus ridership still increasing

October 19, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Officials from Cache Valley Transit District and Pocatello Regional Transit met with Franklin County Commissioners on Wednesday to discuss the morning, evening, and noon-day bus service provided by the two agencies. Officials said the bus service has been successful since its inception and ridership is continuing to grow,...

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Pumpkin contest set for library

October 19, 2011
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Franklin County residents are invited to put their creative juices to work and carve and/ or decorate a pumpkin. The Larsen-Sant Library is sponsoring a pumpkin decorating contest, with categories for both decorated and carved pumpkins. Age groups are: preschool, grades K-2, grades 3-5, junior high, high school and adults.  (See...

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Story ideas wanted for Nov. 11, 2011

October 19, 2011
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The Preston Citizen is looking for story ideas related to the fast-approaching 11/11/11 date. If there are any marriages, or other special events that are being planned for Nov. 11, we would like to hear about them. Readers can contact Rod or Bob at The Preston Citizen, 852-0155.

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City elections on going

October 18, 2011
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By ROBERT MERRILL Assistant editor Absentee balloting is now going on at the Franklin County Clerk’s office for this year’s municipal elections and Fairview Water District bond election. Franklin County elections clerk Camille Larsen said absentee voting will continue Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 4.  (See the full story in...

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PHS boys soccer win first ever District title

October 18, 2011
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PHS boys soccer win first ever District title

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer POCATELLO – The Preston boys soccer team brought home their first 4A district title on Saturday, Oct. 15. The 1-0 victory at Century in a loser out scenario was intense and hard fought. The last time Preston won the title was their final year in 3A eight years...

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