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Making 11-11-11 the luckiest day ever

November 9, 2011
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Making 11-11-11 the luckiest day ever

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Three local war veterans are getting married and have chosen 11-11-11 to be married. If eleven is meant to be a lucky number, then times it by three. Gabriel Sharp of Franklin, Taylor Bosen and Tyson Doney of Preston should have triple the luck on their wedding day....

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U.S. Post Office: Know your Christmas mailing deadlines

November 8, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor It’s not too early to get Christmas care and gift packages ready and mailed, especially for servicemen and women and those living outside of the country. The U.S. Postal Service, including all Franklin County post offices, has released the official deadlines to assure mail will arrive at its...

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No parking on City streets Winter ordinance now in effect

November 8, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A winter parking ordinance is now in effect within the Preston City limits and Police Chief Val Sparrow is AGAIN reminding residents that parking any type of vehicle on city streets during winter months is prohibited because it impairs snow removal efforts. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 1, and running...

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Festival of Lights planning underway

November 4, 2011
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By KRIS BECKSTEAD  Festival of Lights Committee The enthusiasm is building for the 2011 Festival of Lights. The willing and hard-working core of volunteers has been busy planning and working towards this great event. Things kick off with a Nov. 5 day of decorating. Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m., all willing and able...

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PHS to present ‘Little Women’

November 3, 2011
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Director Kimberly Hobbs and Choral Director Paul Seare announced Preston High School will be presenting this year’s musical on Nov. 11, 12, 14 and 15. “Little Women” is a musical adaptation of the literary classic by Louisa May Alcott. With a book by Allan Knee, music by Jason Howland, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein,...

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Election polls open Tuesday

November 3, 2011
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By ROBERT MERRILL  Assistant editor Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect new council members and mayors across Franklin County. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Voting will take place at regular polling places established for Presidential elections. The county clerk’s office is in charge of all...

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Fairview water district holds informational meeting on bond election

November 2, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor An open house to explain details of a proposed $1.9 million bond for improvements to the Fairview Water District will be held at the Fairview LDS Church tonight (Wednesday), Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. Information will be provided about current problems and solutions. A public hearing on the...

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Chief warns, “Lock your cars”

November 2, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A warning has been issued to motorists by Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow to keep vehicles locked and out of sight. “Recently we’ve had a number of reports of items, including hunting rifles, guns and equipment, taken from both unlocked and locked vehicles,” said Chief Sparrow. He said...

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Preston resident still active at 104

November 2, 2011
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Preston resident still active at 104

By FCMC STAFF  Long time Preston resident, Doloras White, turned 104 years old on Sunday, Oct. 16. The oldest daughter of Bessie and Burton Martin was born in 1907 in Preston. Except for five years in California she has lived in Preston her whole life.  (See the full story in The Preston Citizen.)

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Merger to be discussed at GG meeting

November 2, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Information regarding a possible merger between Franklin County Grain Growers (FCGG) and Valley Wide Co-op, based in Rupert, will be presented to local members at a meeting next month. It will be held at the Robinson Building, 200 N. 200 West, on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.,...

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