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Preston FFA claims first State Soil and Land Judging title

November 11, 2011
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Preston FFA claims first State Soil and Land Judging title

By NECIA P. SEAMONS Citizen staff writer For the first time in Preston High School’s FFA history, the chapter brought home the title to the State Soil and Land Judging Event held in Burley recently. The landmark win also marked the first time the Preston FFA Chapter has had a student dominate the event...

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Weston mayor still upset about landfill proposal

November 11, 2011
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By CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – Mayor Camille Larsen isn’t alone in her frustrations and concerns about the proposed Cache County, Utah, landfill that is looking more like it could be built – within three miles of Weston’s springs that help provide the community with water. Following last week’s Cache County Council rezone of land...

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P&Z talks horse complex

November 10, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor FRANKLIN – Private developers of a proposed multi-use horse complex presented a conceptual design of the project to city planning and zoning members Thursday night. Earnest E. Bleinberger, principal of Strategy 5 LLC Consulting, is the driving force behind the $80 million multi-purpose equine complex planned for Franklin....

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Election Results

November 9, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Voters in towns across Franklin County picked council candidates and filled and mayoral posts Tuesday in a light turnout at the polls. Those obtaining culinary water from the Fairview Water District approved a $1.9 million bond by a large majority, 89 yes to 45 no. There were...

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Getting ready for the Festival

November 9, 2011
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Getting ready for the Festival

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Kris Beckstead said things went well Saturday morning, despite the cold temperature and snow flurries. About 35 people showed up to help decorate the trees with lights along State Street. It took about two hours to put the lights up. Those who came brought ladders, step stools and...

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Making 11-11-11 the luckiest day ever

November 9, 2011
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Making 11-11-11 the luckiest day ever

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Three local war veterans are getting married and have chosen 11-11-11 to be married. If eleven is meant to be a lucky number, then times it by three. Gabriel Sharp of Franklin, Taylor Bosen and Tyson Doney of Preston should have triple the luck on their wedding day....

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U.S. Post Office: Know your Christmas mailing deadlines

November 8, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor It’s not too early to get Christmas care and gift packages ready and mailed, especially for servicemen and women and those living outside of the country. The U.S. Postal Service, including all Franklin County post offices, has released the official deadlines to assure mail will arrive at its...

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No parking on City streets Winter ordinance now in effect

November 8, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A winter parking ordinance is now in effect within the Preston City limits and Police Chief Val Sparrow is AGAIN reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, and running...

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WS wins; semis loom

November 8, 2011
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WS wins; semis loom

By ANDREA MARTIN WS sports writer POCATELLO – The West Side Pirates will continue their season this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Holt Arena in Pocatello thanks to their well-earned win against Butte. The Pirates went up for a battle against the Butte Pirates, and came out on top of their game with...

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Poky ends season for PHS with 48-21 win

November 8, 2011
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Poky ends season for PHS with 48-21 win

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor POCATELLO – Seven turnovers Friday night spelled doom for Preston as it battled top-ranked Pocatello in the quarterfinals of the state football championship at Holt Arena. Those turnovers stymied several Preston drives and many of them led to Pocatello scores. The result was a 48-21 victory for Pocatello...

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