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Photo Gallery-Preston Indians boys basketball team beats Marsh Valley Eagles 76-37

December 17, 2013
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Photo Gallery-Preston Indians boys basketball team beats Marsh Valley Eagles 76-37

Photos by TERESA CHIPMAN 

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Winners: Preston FFA teams place at nationals

December 14, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Two teams from Preston’s FFA Chapter placed 10th and 18th, respectively, in competition at the 86th National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Ky., recently. The Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems team placed 10th in the nation, receiving Gold team recognition. The Food Science team placed 18th in the...

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Senior Center offers holiday baked goods

December 14, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Christmas is almost here and orders are now being taken by the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center (Community Center) for holiday pies and rolls. Loyal customers seem to appreciate the efforts those at the center make in their behalf during the Christmas rush, Center officials said. Folks can...

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Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline adds Thursday, Friday coverage

December 14, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Despite the promise of holiday cheer during the Christmas holiday, it’s not always the happiest of times for many people, including some in Franklin County – some of whom might even contemplate suicide. The Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline is now staffed for more hours, having added Friday and Saturday nights, 9...

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S&R appoints leadership

December 14, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer New officers for the Franklin County Search and Rescue unit were recognized during the annual banquet for the group, held at Deer Cliff Inn last week, with outgoing commander Ken Bingham turning his gavel to new commander, Brandon Smith, for the 2013-14 year. Sheriff David Fryar paid tribute...

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Air Quality Advisory – Issue – Dec. 12, 2013

December 12, 2013
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Idaho Department of Environmental Quality • December 12, 2013 • For Immediate Release   Air Quality Advisory – Issue Time / Date: 09:00 AM December 12, 2013 Location: Franklin County, Idaho Action: LOCAL RESIDENTIAL WOOD BURNING ORDINANCES FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY ARE BEING ACTIVATED. Residential wood burning activities are restricted to certified or exempt stoves...

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PSD snow-day procedures given

December 12, 2013
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By JOEL WILSON  PSD superintendent In anticipation of winter weather, the Preston School District is working to prepare schools and patrons for what could possibly be a “snow day.” The Preston School District will either have a full-day school closure or run a two-hour late start schedule. To keep from having to make up...

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Cold weather tips for keeping your home safe

December 12, 2013
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By ROBERT MERRILL  Assistant editor Cold weather, with daytime highs in the single digits and low teens and overnight lows near zero or below, has prompted local officials to give several tips to avoid fires and keep heating costs as low as possible. Preston Mayor F. Lee Hendrickson is advising city residents to keep...

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Otter to listen to citizens

December 12, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will be in Preston on Wednesday, Dec. 18, as part of his on-going “Capital for a Day” tour around the state. He will be at the Robinson community building from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Several state officials will join Otter. They include Lieutenant Governor...

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College Bowl Picks 2013

December 11, 2013
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Win $50 playing  The Preston Citizen’s  College Bowl Picks 2013-14 Simply circle the team you think will win each game and predict the score of the national championship game between Florida State and Auburn. For the tie-breaker, guess how many yards Auburn’s quarterback Nick Marshall will run for against Florida State. A $50 first prize will...

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