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Tribute to Mother’s continued

May 8, 2014
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This story is continued from http://www.prestoncitizen.com/?p=16201   The Citizen interviewed three mothers in Franklin County and asked them several questions about motherhood. These are there responses. JANALYN MAW   Who’s example do you follow when it comes to raising your family? “I follow the example of my parents and my family for the most...

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Smooth moves: Dance company buys State Street store

May 8, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Dance Dynamics and Flip Flop Shop is moving to the True Value Mart building, at 44 South State, and transforming the old hardware store into a full-service dance studio and tumbling gym, said owner Kimberly Hobbs. She will be remodeling the building and adding a parent’s viewing room,...

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Tribute to Mothers

May 8, 2014
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Story by RODNEY D. BOAM The Preston Citizen asked readers on Facebook to submit women who they thought should be honored for Mothers Day for one reason or another. We selected three from the list of outstanding local women. The first one is Udell Purser, 91 year-old mother of nine children. The person who...

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Beef prices at record high

May 7, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor When temperatures warm up and the days get longer, the mood for grilling meat on the patio season arrives in Franklin County. The problem is it will cost more to cook steaks and burgers as beef prices have taken a leap to the highest it’s been for five...

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Play-in loss ends Indian 2014 baseball season

May 7, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians struggled this week losing to Pocatello 4-1 on the road and 9-2 at home, as well as 10-0 in the district play-in game. That play-in loss ended the season for Preston. The Indians also lost 1-0 to Rigby last week, finishing a game that had been...

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WS readies for track tourney

May 7, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter West Side’s track team competed in its final regular season meet last week at Firth. The West Side boys’ team lost to Firth 194.5 to 176.5, while the girls’ team took third. The fifth district tournament is this week in Soda Springs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 4...

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Fryar requests one more full-time dispatcher

May 6, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Preston City Council is considering a request from Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar for additional funding to help pay for a fourth, full-time employee at the county’s dispatch center. Fryar met with the council on Monday and said one of the obligations he has felt since being...

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Campaign helps county

May 6, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Last Thursday’s Idaho Gives statewide giving campaign raised $777,650, thanks to the generosity of 7,500 people. Some of those funds will benefit area agencies and Franklin County residents they serve. The Idaho Nonprofit Center sponsored the annual event. Among those nonprofit groups that benefited from the one-day effort were: The Idaho...

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Pirate softball in district tournament

May 6, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter DAYTON – The Pirate softball team finished its regular season last Wednesday against Malad in a home contest and lost 10-9. It was the Pirates’ senior day and honored were Courtney Priestley, Whitnee Smart, Stephanie Davis, Kelsi Chugg and foreign exchange student, Jessie Park. This week the Pirates...

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Indian softball over, despite wins against Poky

May 6, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girls had a great week, sweeping Pocatello on the road and splitting with Blackfoot at home. But on Saturday, May 3, Century ended their season in a district play-in elimination game. The Diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and Preston tied it up...

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