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Bayles to sit on Franklin Council

July 27, 2012
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer FRANKLIN – Franklin City met in a brief meeting last week where they voted to accept Joyce Bayles as a new city council member, assuming the seat previously held by Meagan Wilson. Wilson resigned due to health reasons. Bayles will be sworn in during the August council meeting....

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Finding grandfather

July 27, 2012
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For 48 years the remains sat on a shelf waiting for someone to claim them  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor For almost a half of a century the remains of a man sat on a shelf, wrapped in brown paper, at the mortuary waiting to be found. How would it be to not...

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Construction work on track in Dayton

July 27, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Construction work continues at the Beutler Middle School building on the West Side School district campus to accommodate Franklin County High School students next month. The district plans to move its middle school from Harold B. Lee Elementary to the Beutler building in January. The current...

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Rodeo and Parade Highlights – Day 1

July 27, 2012
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The first day of the That Famous Preston Night Rodeo is in the books. It started with sidewalk sales and activities downtown and culminated with the rodeo at 8:30 p.m. Thousands of visitors crammed Preston during the event, which is the largest community event of the year. Here are some photos from today (copyright...

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Moosman video available online

July 26, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Preston Citizen reminds readers it has three video reports of Spc. Cody O. Moosman’s return with honor on its website at www.prestoncitizen. com Moosman, a Preston native and resident, was killed in action in Afghanistan on July 3 by small arms fire. Moosman joined the Army in...

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Family of trick riders to perform at Rodeo

July 25, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The McMillan Family Trick Riders have been selected to be the specialty act at That Famous Preston Night Rodeo to be held on July 26, 27 and 28. Four of the nine siblings of the McMillan family have thrilled audiences in the rodeo world with their fast paced...

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Lions to hold two fundraisers

July 25, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Two major fundraisers for the Preston Lions Club will be held during the next two weeks and monies raised from the events help offset costs of eye screening for area children. Club members will sell hamburgers at the Lions booth at the rodeo arena this Thursday, Friday and...

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It’s rodeo time!

July 24, 2012
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Big time names to compete in That Famous Preston Night Rodeo  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year’s rodeo should be more action packed than ever. Rodeo committee member Kris Beckstead announced 12 National Finals Rodeo, National Champions are scheduled be competing at That Famous Preston Night Rodeo this weekend. She also said...

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Bus stop change for rodeo week

July 24, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade route has made it necessary to change the CVTD bus stop on Thursday and Friday, July 26 and 27, for commuters using the Franklin County Connection, the Preston to Logan bus. For the parade days the stop will be changed from the...

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Rodeo Weekend: Additional events

July 24, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston residents put on their best for rodeo weekend, hoping to make people feel welcome in the community. There are a lot of activities during rodeo weekend people can participate in besides the rodeo. There is a Chuckwagon Breakfast Saturday, July 28, at 7 a.m. in the city...

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