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Closures listed

February 17, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state, and federal offices will be closed on Monday to celebrate President’s Day. Area banks and post office branches will also be closed that day. However, most retailers will remain open. The Franklin County Landfill will be closed that day as well. Garbage normally...

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Franklin P&Z board named

February 16, 2012
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer Franklin City Council met last week, with few decisions made. Former mayor Bob Wilkinson and Matt Smith were selected as members for the planning and zoning board. They will replace Jim Kirkbride and Meagan Wilson, who was recently elected as city council member. A permit application was discussed...

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Pirates escape with a win

February 15, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL assistant editor   The West Side Pirates survived a last-second three-point shot and defeated the Malad Dragons Tuesday night 48-47 in a first-round game of the 2A Fifth-district basketball tournament. The game was close throughout, according to Head Coach Tyler Brown. “We had a one-point lead and they had the...

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GPBA to have their first annual banquet

February 15, 2012
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GPBA to have their first annual banquet

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Greater Preston Business Association (GPBA) will hold their annual dinner and awards banquet on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Robinson Building. The new board members and officers will be introduced and the accomplishments of the organization will be reviewed. The new officers will lay...

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Love Your Library Month continues

February 15, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  “Love Your Library Month” is well underway at the Larsen-Sant Library, with a variety of programs and activities in store for young and old alike. Tonight, Feb. 15, Let’s Talk About It continues. On Thursday, Feb. 16, the “Great Reads for Girls” at 7 p.m. will feature the award-winning children’s book,...

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Party affiliation forms needed

February 15, 2012
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Party affiliation forms needed

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Voters in Franklin and other counties in the state will have to declare a political party affiliation by next month in order to vote for Republican candidates in the upcoming primary election. Electors can declare themselves to not be affiliated with any recognized political party, but that will...

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Getting ready for V-day

February 14, 2012
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Getting ready for V-day

Amanda Hull, an Edwards Floral employee. prepares a Valentine’s Day bouquet. She said the flower shop gets really busy just before the romantic holiday. Mother’s Day is our busiest time, but Valentine’s comes in a close second, she said.

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APP gives instant access to local news

February 14, 2012
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APP gives instant access to local news

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston Citizen has a new mobile App that can be downloaded free from the App store for android and iPhone users. To get the App type in PRESTON CITIZEN. Citizen publisher Greg Madson said the advantage to the App is readers can get instantaneous news on the...

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Massacre memorial video on Citizen website

February 14, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor If you were busy on Sunday, Jan. 29, and missed the Bear River Massacre memorial, Paula Watkins, a library consultant for the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone, produced a video of some of the highlights of the three hour meeting for The Preston Citizen. Check out the approximately...

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Preston ends season at 15-5

February 14, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Preston maintained their momentum on the road and captured two more wins making it 10 straight and ending the regular season with a 15-5 record. On Friday, Feb. 10, the Indians traveled to Minico where they have never won a game and decisively ended that streak with a...

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