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Levy passes in West Side

March 13, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   DAYTON – Patrons of the West Side School District overwhelmingly supported an annual supplemental levy override election on Tuesday, with 99 supporting the measure. Some 14 cast no votes. Only a simple majority was necessary to approve the levy. The results are unofficial until Franklin County Commissioners...

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Coloring book contest now underway

March 13, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM editor@prestoncitizen.com In this week’s edition of The Preston Citizen the Easter coloring book will be enclosed. So, grab your book and go to work. The rules are different than they were for the Christmas coloring contest. The contest is open to adults and children of any age. The finished coloring...

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Bad air days worse than a year ago

March 13, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Air pollution levels in Franklin County have been worse this winter than last because of an early snow cover in the valley and persistent high pressure systems that have trapped pollutants on the valley floor. “The county has experienced 29 burn-ban days since the first part of November,”...

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District plans to shell in building

March 13, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston School Superintendent Joel Wilson informed the city council Monday the district plans to shell in an addition to the Preston High School gymnasium this summer. In 2010 the district was in the planning phases of the new high school gymnasium project, which has since been completed. This...

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Subscribe to The Citizen: Choose a gift certificate

March 12, 2013
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Subscribe or renew The Preston Citizen before March 26th and choose a gift certificate worth $5-$10 from a Hometown Favorite Business!        

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Ron Keller Tire named Business of the Year

March 12, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ron Keller Tire was named business of the year by the Greater Preston Business Association at its annual banquet recently. Ronnie and Sharon Keller started the tire company in 1958 behind Leness Keller’s gas station, where now the Legacy Plaza building stands at 134 N. State. They began...

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Reading association to bring in noted author

March 12, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Candice Larsen, of the Franklin County Reading Association and the Larsen-Sant Library, was excited about the turn out at the Dr. Seuss birthday party held at the Pioneer Elementary School gym last Wednesday evening. “We had a huge group. I think we gave out about 850 ice cream...

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Teen Tech Week next week at library

March 9, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Teens and tweens, whether they’re tech savvy or not, are invited to the Larsen-Sant Library’s Teen Tech Week which runs Monday, March 11, to Friday, March 15. A variety of events are planned during the week including a Virtual World Mission, A World Without Technology, Benevolent Assassination and a Virtual Internet...

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Area book topic of next library discussion

March 9, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  A nonfiction memoir that has its setting in Soda Springs is the Let’s Talk About It title to be discussed Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at the Larsen-Sant Library. Copies of the book are available at the library for checkout. “The Enders Hotel focuses on the “rural boomtown of Soda...

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Website launched to help fight tobacco use

March 7, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Idaho has launched a new website designed to help people get free resources to fight their tobacco habit. Idahoans can now visit https:// www.quitnow.net/idaho/ for free on-line quitting services and to receive a free, four-week supply of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. This new service gives Idahoans dozens...

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