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Franklin city licenses electric smoke shop

March 20, 2014
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ECO DEVELOP WORKSHOP

By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer A new business will be opening soon in Franklin City, after the city council voted a license for retail sales and a manufacturing area to Big Bam Vapes, a company that sells electronic smoking liquid to those who are trying to quit the tobacco habit. “This is a...

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Boy Scout food drive

March 19, 2014
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VERDA QUALMAN BDAY

Franklin County Boy Scouts of America will be out in force this Saturday for their annual food drive. All donations will be taken to South East Idaho Community Action Agency for local distribution. Scouting for Food is the largest one-day food drive in the Boy Scouts of America. In 1985 BSA started collecting food...

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WS levies pass with overwhelming support

March 19, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Patrons of the West Side School District overwhelmingly supported both an annual supplemental levy override and a plant facility levy in an election last Tuesday. There were 98 votes in favor of the override and 21 who voted no. The plant facility levy garnered 96 yes...

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FCHS on schedule

March 19, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The new Franklin County High School, still under construction at the corner of 100 W. Oneida, is “coming along nicely” and is on schedule to be completed by late this spring. The building will be 7,500 square-feet and is made out of cement block. It will have four...

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Citizen subscription offer

March 18, 2014
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Subscribe to The Preston Citizen and get a $5-10 Gift Certificate from a hometown favorite: Kelly’s C-store, Stokes MarketPlace, Big J’s, Megaplex, The Preston Citizen. Hurry offer ends March 31!

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Preston drops 2

March 18, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Preston baseball got off to a rocky start on Saturday in Garland, Utah. The Indians suffered a 10-0 setback in the first game against Bear River and then played Morgan. Things got worse with a 22-4 loss. Preston now prepares for away games at Blackfoot on Saturday. It...

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Tracksters win

March 18, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians track team did very well in their first meet of the season, taking first place in both the girls and boys team scores at Highland on Thursday. The girls made a strong statement with a score of 91, easily besting Highland’s 75 and Idaho Falls at...

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Just enough water for fire potential

March 16, 2014
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  By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The snow has melted on the valley floor and little of the white stuff remains in the foothills around Franklin County. Even though the area has had significant moisture during the past six weeks, there is a looming potential for fire danger later this summer and autumn...

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Preston boys open baseball season

March 15, 2014
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Preston boys open baseball season

The Preston boys’ baseball team opened its season on the road in Garland, Utah, with a double header against Bear River and Morgan. The host Bears, despite a solid pitching performance from Jason Wade, earned a 10-0 win over the Indians. In the Tribe’s second game, suffering from a lack of pitching depth, they...

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WS musical set: Production set for end of March

March 15, 2014
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WS musical set: Production set for end of March

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Some 24 West Side High School students will perform the musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” on March 27-29 at the Dahle Performing Arts Center in Dayton. The three-day production will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $7 for adults...

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