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Hemsley to retire DYW crown

April 13, 2012
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Hemsley to retire DYW crown

Fourteen girls vie for Distinguished Young Woman crown By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Laken Hemsley, this year’s Distinguished Young Woman of Franklin County, will relinquish her crown as part of this year’s competition to be held April 14 at the Dahle Fine Arts building in Dayton at 7 p.m. The daughter of Lance...

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Ward makes 170 quilts

April 12, 2012
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Ward makes 170 quilts

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston 7th Ward got a charge from their Ward Council; they needed to come up with a Humanitarian Aid project. Emily Burnett, the Relief Society president, took the charge and the goal was set to make 110 quilts from February until April 1. The quilts were to...

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Legislature wraps up

April 12, 2012
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Legislature wraps up

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The Idaho Legislature recently adjourned and area Legislator Marc Gibbs said three “going home” bills known as 35-35-35 were passed in the last two days after a number of discussions and compromises. The first dealt with tax cuts on personal and corporate income taxes. “HB563 lowers the...

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Hunter ed workshop scheduled in Preston

April 12, 2012
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By JENNIFER JACKSON IDFG The southeast region of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game has scheduled a new instructor workshop for individuals who would like to become hunter education or bowhunter education instructors. The new instructor orientation will run from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in Preston on the following date: • April 25:...

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Clifton City hires building inspector

April 11, 2012
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Clifton City hires building inspector

By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer   CLIFTON – John Burg was named as Clifton City’s building inspector. Burg works with the county and will be paid by the county through the 30/70 split. The ordinance goes into place the moment it is passed. Council approved both the International Building Codes and the Inspection...

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West Side names Taylor as new super

April 10, 2012
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West Side names Taylor as new super

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A new superintendent has been chosen to lead the West Side School District during a one-year transition period. And high school principal Spencer Barzee was named assistant superintendent by school officials. Former Preston School District superintendent Dr. Barbara Taylor has been chosen to lead the West Side District...

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Gas prices still rising

April 10, 2012
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Gas prices still rising

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Gas prices are on the rise again and motorists are trying to cope with the rise in fuel cost. The American Automobile Association recently surveyed over 1,000 adults last week as gas prices began to rise to find out how the price of gas would effect their driving...

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WS team continues to improve

April 10, 2012
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By SYDNEY BLAIR WS sports writer   DAYTON – West Side had their first home track meet this year. It took place on Wednesday. It was a nice meet at the beginning, but only a  few minutes after it started the wind picked up and the air turned cold. This slightly hindered some of...

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Boys lose twice to Bees

April 10, 2012
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Boys lose twice to Bees

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians lost to visiting Box Elder in both games of a double header on Wednesday, April 4. “We lost the first game 15-10 and lost the second game 8-6,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “It was tough to lose those games because we hit the ball so well....

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Softball: PHS girls drop twinbill against Bonneville

April 10, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston girls lost both games against Bonneville on Thursday, April 7, in Idaho Falls. It was 8-3 in the first game and 12-11 in the second. “I wanted us to come out a little stronger,” Coach Ashlee Larsen said. “I thought we lagged in our energy level as...

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