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Local election filing open

August 26, 2015
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Cities try to fill several council positions By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The filing period for municipal elections and the Franklin County Fire District across Franklin County opened on Aug. 24 and closes on Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. County elections clerk, Camille Larsen, said folks can pick up nominating petitions at either...

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Power on

August 25, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The switch has been flipped and four years of anticipation and worry has paid off, Consolidated Canal Company’s hydroelectric plant is producing electricity. After several tests and three weeks of flipping switches and checking gauges the turbine is running at a steady hum and producing the electrical current...

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News of Record – Aug. 26, 2015

August 25, 2015
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Preston Police Department  Law Incident Media Summary Report, Aug. 12-19, 2015  Terminated 911 call, Aug. 12 – Police responded to a 911 hang-up call. Theft, Aug. 13 – Police investigated a report of a theft of a dog. Animal problem, Aug. 14 – Police investigated a report of neglected dogs. Accident, Aug. 14 –...

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WS opens football campaign Friday

August 25, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The West Side Pirates open the fall football campaign on Friday, Aug. 28, at home at 7 p.m. and will have some key players returning to battle the Cougars in a non-conference rivalry. Head coach Tyson Moser said his team hasn’t suffered any injuries yet and...

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Boys drop opener, but consider it a win

August 25, 2015
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian boys lost their season home opener on Friday against 5A Madison, 2-1, but consider it a victory on other levels. Particularly since in the previous two years the Bobcats have scored at least double that. “I was so much happier with the way we played this...

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Girls’ soccer starts year with two wins

August 25, 2015
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girls have started well and expect to have an even better season than last year. The team has a strong core of experienced, returning players and will be a force to be reckoned with. They are scheduled play at Canyon Ridge on Thursday at 4:30 p.m....

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Indians play Park City in home opener

August 25, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston football coaches have reviewed game film of the Park City, Utah, football team’s opening contest against Roosevelt, Utah, to help prepare for the Indians’ first game of the year this weekend. Preston plays Park City on Friday at 7 p.m. at home. It’s the second time the...

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North Franklin Youth Fund Demolition Derby photo gallery

August 24, 2015
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North Franklin Youth Fund Demolition Derby photo gallery

Photos by SHANE LIND 

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Trenton man drowns in Bear River

August 23, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   ONEIDA NARROWS – A 65-year-old Trenton, Utah man drowned Friday afternoon while tubing in the Oneida Narrows area of the Bear River, northeast of Preston. Franklin County Sheriff Chief Deputy Karen Hatch said Alan Jay Read, 65, became separated from a group he was with while tubing...

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Running with the bulls

August 22, 2015
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The final activity of the Franklin County Fair was the Bull Bonanza on Saturday that gave brave men a chance to see what they were made of.
Riders from the area took their shot riding on some huge bulls.

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor This year’s Bull Bonanza once again lived up to it’s billing. Riders from the area took their shot riding on some huge bulls for the Franklin County Fair finale. The weather was clear and warm for spectators who came to watch young and old try their hand at...

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