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Kiwanis donate to SEICAA

September 30, 2011
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Kiwanis donate to SEICAA

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Last Monday Calvin Sharp delivered a pick-up full of diapers and other baby supplies to the Southeast Idaho Community Action Agency (SEICAA) at 16 S. 100 West. Sharp’s donations came from the annual Baby Cupboard drive. The Baby Cupboard was sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club and has...

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Eight Teams Compete at Cache Box

September 30, 2011
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Citizen Photos by Teresa Chipman. All images copyright, Preston Citizen.

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Wintch named to hospital board

September 29, 2011
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Wintch named to hospital board

By CITIZEN STAFF  Natalie Wintch has joined the Franklin County Medical Center board of trustees. The Preston woman will serve a three-year term, and was introduced to the other trustees during their September meeting by County Commission Chair Richard Westerberg. Wintch is an attorney by professional training, having practiced in Utah, where she worked...

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Barnes selected as Preston School District’s 2011-12 Teacher of Year

September 28, 2011
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Barnes selected as Preston School District’s 2011-12 Teacher of Year

By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer Chris Barnes, third grade teacher at the Oakwood Elementary, has been chosen as the 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year, after being nominated by the Preston School District’s Administration Board. She has been with the school district 21 years, teaching at both the Oakwood and Pioneer schools, and today,...

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Late blight confirmed in Franklin County crops

September 28, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A fungal disease has been officially confirmed in Franklin County for the first time ever and has the potential to impact home gardeners this coming spring. Late blight, a disease that wiped out almost all potatoes in Ireland in the 1850s and caused widespread starvation, was confirmed by...

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Community members rescue Festival

September 27, 2011
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Community members rescue Festival

Volunteers sought in effort to revive holiday tradition  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Some concerned businessmen contacted Preston City Councilwoman Saundra Hubbard about continuing the Festival of Lights tradition, after reading the article in The Citizen two weeks ago. Hubbard said some of the businessmen did not want to be recognized, but said...

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PHS soccer teams keep winning; district looms

September 27, 2011
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PHS soccer teams keep winning; district looms

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Lady Indians played well against the visiting Trojans on Saturday winning 2-0. Preston controlled the ball well and for the first time in awhile was able to field a healthy team and it showed. The Indians outshot Rigby 31-6, ten of those from senior Regan Hyde despite...

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Indians go to Hillcrest Friday

September 27, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Preston Indians football team travels to Hillcrest Friday night to face the 3-1 Knights following a “bye” week. Head coach Shawn Marlow said Hillcrest is a very talented, double-wing team. “Their only loss has come to Highland this past week. They do a great job with their...

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Lady Pirates come home with Soda win

September 27, 2011
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By ANDREA MARTIN  WS sports reporter This season the Lady Pirates volleyball team are still going strong after coming home with a win from Soda Springs. The first match West Side really showed up to play. They were passing and communicating really well on the court. The second match went just as well. The...

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WS takes on Bears

September 27, 2011
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By ANDREA MARTIN  WS sports writer DAYTON – This Thursday the Pirates will go up against the Bear Lake Bears for their annual homecoming game. The Bears have a new coaching staff and have come a long way. After the heart-breaking loss two weeks ago against American Falls, the Pirates will be coming out...

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