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Computer system growth explodes at local hospital

June 7, 2013
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BY CITIZEN STAFF  The information age has not left Franklin County Medical Center behind. “Growth in computer systems has nearly exploded at FCMC in recent years due to federal government mandates known as ‘meaningful use,’” Hospital Administrator Mike Andrus said at a recent board meeting. A report on computer systems at the medical center...

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Fire danger looms

June 7, 2013
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Officials worry a long, hot, dry spell could mean a busy summer for  local, area firefighters      By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor There is a looming potential for fire danger this summer and autumn, unless significant moisture keeps falling during the next eight weeks. “We could be in for a bad fire...

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Bagley offers a place of peace, comfort for women

June 6, 2013
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By LIS STEWART  Herald Journal staff Seven miles northeast of Preston, nestled between the rolling hills near the banks of the Bear River sits El Shaddai Sanctuary and Refuge, a place of comfort and peace where owner and counselor Gloria Bagley hopes women can come to grow closer to God. Strolling around the pond...

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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

June 6, 2013
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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

For anyone interested in attending the Preston Youth Boys Basketball Camp, it will be held June 10-12. All incoming third- through-fourth graders will start at 8 a.m;. fifth and sixth graders will begin at 10 a.m; and first and second graders will attend at 1 p.m. The cost is $25. All seventh and eight...

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Massacre remains returned to tribe

June 6, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor TREMONTON — On Saturday, May 26, more than 150 years after the Bear River Massacre, two teenage remains, a boy and girl, were laid to rest at the Washakie tribal cemetery just north of Plymouth, UT. Two other tribal members were also interred after the remains were returned...

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Harris gets $24K fellowship

June 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Melinda Harris, a Preston Junior High history teacher, was awarded a $24,000 fellowship from the James Madison Fellowship foundation to further her education. “I have wanted to apply or this for 10 years, but never had the courage until this year,” Harris said. Harris will work on a...

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McCarthy presented award

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A Preston Junior High School teacher has received an award for “World’s Best Teacher” thanks to the efforts of one of her students. Seventh-grade English teacher Jan McCarthy was presented the award Thursday by Poole and Willis Orthodontics, of Logan and Smithfield. They come to Preston once per...

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Fishing trailer comes to Johnson Reservoir

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Those who may miss out on Idaho’s Free Fishing Day this Saturday will have another opportunity to fish for free at Johnson Reservoir two days later on June 10. The reservoir is located approximately three miles east of Preston. Fish and Game officers from Franklin County and throughout...

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‘Free Fishing Day’ this Saturday

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Anglers across Cache Valley, including Franklin County and throughout Idaho can fish for free across the state on Saturday, June 8. It’s “Free Fishing Day.” All reservoirs in Franklin County have been stocked with catchable rainbow trout from the Grace Hatchery. “We usually stock Treasureton, Lamont, Johnson, Glendale,...

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Franklin rejects request: Council says ‘no’ to resident’s referendum

June 4, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff FRANKLIN – A recent referendum from Franklin City residents, requesting a budget hearing and asking for all future budgets to be reviewed with the position of a future city administrator to be stricken from all future city budgets, was denied by the city council and Mayor Todd Hawkes. Officials...

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