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PGCC participates in “Family Golf Month” with events

July 11, 2012
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By JOHN VAN VLEET PGCC head professional Preston Golf and Country Club is participating in the “Take your Daughter to the Course” week as part of a national promotion with the PGA of America to promote participation in golf, but especially to girls and their families. This promotion will take place this week, through...

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Burn permits nixed

July 11, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Burn permits in Franklin County have been canceled due to extremely dry and tinder-like conditions. The permits were issued by the Franklin County Fire District through Fire Marshal Scott Martin and Chief Mike Lower. Martin told The Preston Citizen on Monday he and other fire officials have decided...

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Keller named Grand Marshal

July 11, 2012
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By DAX KELLER Rodeo Committee Ron Keller was named the 2012 Grand Marshal of That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade last week by the rodeo committee. Ron was born in Preston in 1939 and raised in Mink Creek. He had the gift of talking at a young age, Oscar Wilde, who hired him to...

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HERO: Pfc. Cody O. Moosman dies in Afghanistan

July 10, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor News that a Preston Army private had been killed in Afghanistan last week swept through this community like wildfire after word got out. Independence Day celebrations in Dayton and in backyards were subdued as people realized the first soldier from Franklin County had been killed in combat during...

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Moosman Funeral Set

July 10, 2012
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The funeral for Specialist Cody O. Moosman, who was killed in Afghanistan on July 3, has been set. The services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 13, at the Preston North Stake Center, 310 N. State St. Friends may call on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S....

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Franklin’s G-Man

July 9, 2012
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Hospital golf results listed

July 6, 2012
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By TRISH CHECKETTS Community Fund Coordinator FCMC On July 23 Franklin County Healthcare Foundation held its annual “Hit From the Heart” Golf Benefit. The weather was beautiful along with the golf course. The golfers were encouraged to “cheat” with purchased string and mulligans. The string helps keep scores under par. This year there was...

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Pfc. Moosman dies in Afghanistan

July 5, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Private First Class Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, died Tuesday, July 3, in Gayan Alwara Mandi, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. The family provided the media with the following statement. “Cody told us when he was in third grade that he...

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Pre-school story time at library all about animals

July 5, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  It’s never too early to learn about the animal kingdom, as pre-schoolers attending their very own story time at the Larsen-Sant Library are finding out this summer. Each week during the 11 a.m. Wednesday pre-school story time (except on July 4), a different animal is introduced through the world of books....

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Community Food Pantry gets $1,000

July 5, 2012
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer The Preston Community Food Pantry recently received a donation from the Preston Lion’s Club in the form of $1,000. The Lions Club had previously been given $450 from American Family Insurance Company, with instructions to use in any way they wished. In turn, the Lions Club members voted...

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