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Idaho Days activities set for last week of June

June 21, 2013
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FRANKLIN – The Idaho Days committee announced activities for Idaho’s first-town celebration on June 27-29. On June 27, the historic relic hall will open at 11 a.m. A softball tournament will be held from 6-9 p.m. At 9 p.m. a lighting of the 1860 on Little Mountain will be held. On Friday, the relic...

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Witnesses to hold convention

June 21, 2013
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By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen staff writer Thousands of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Idaho, Utah and Wyoming will congregate at the annual district convention for Jehovah’s Witnesses at the Dee Events Center located on Weber State University’s campus in Ogden starting on June 28. The three-day God’s Word Is Truth! Convention is held all over the...

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Elks Demolition Derby, June 15, 2013- Photos by Shane Lind

June 20, 2013
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Elks Demolition Derby, June 15, 2013- Photos by Shane Lind

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City discusses 20-year lease at Business Park

June 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A request to transfer a 20-year lease to a “new” owner of a business at Preston’s Industrial Park was taken under advisement by the Preston City Council until attorney Clyde Nelson can review the document A 20-year lease for the property was signed 11 months ago by the...

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Kids have a great time Fishing With An Officer

June 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Over 80 people from southern Idaho and northern Utah braved brisk winds last week and participated in a “Fishing with an Officer” evening at Johnson Reservoir east of Preston. Local and area Idaho Fish and Game officers brought the Take Me Fishing Trailer to the small impoundment where...

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Alice in Wonderland, Jr. coming to Worm Creek

June 19, 2013
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Alice in Wonderland, Jr. coming to Worm Creek

The Franklin County Theatre Arts Council is featuring Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. at the Worm Creek Opera House from June 26 to July 1, 2013. The play is fast-paced. Over 130 children auditioned for the musical. The directors decided to split the children into three different casts. Cast one is for children age...

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Thatcher Elementary gets boost from Walmart

June 19, 2013
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By JANALE FOX  Thatcher Elementary Students from Thatcher Elementary, whose school borders the Bear River at the north end of Franklin County in Thatcher, Idaho, received a terrific surprise. Manager Russell Hall of the North Logan Walmart, donated over $700 worth of General Mills Box Tops For Education to their small school of 80...

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Preston Lodge holds flag ceremony

June 19, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer In July of 1908, the Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, at a meeting held in Dallas, Tx., declared June 14 would be set aside each year to honor the American flag, making it mandatory that each lodge nation wide observe “Flag Day.” The...

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Don’t miss the Cruise-in

June 18, 2013
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Sheriff reorganizes department

June 18, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County sheriff’s Department has a new deputy, a new dispatcher and a new chief deputy. Sheriff Dave Fryar, who has been in office for almost six months, has hired Tyler Hatch as a deputy. Cessilee Carter has been hired as a full-time dispatcher. Deputy Karen Hatch...

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