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Loertscher competes in state Geography Bee

April 18, 2013
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She scored first place in the local competition   By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff  Emily Loertscher, 14, a student at the Preston Junior High School, recently represented her school and southeast Idaho during the 25th annual state geography bee held in Rexburg. Loertscher won the school’s written geography test that was submitted to the...

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Track competition

April 17, 2013
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Preston High School’s Shaley Alder and West Side’s Nikki Geddes go head-to-head during the 100 meter run last Wednesday in Dayton. Both the teams did well though no team scores were kept. Olivia Seamons won the triple jump with a new school record of 36′ 7” She also won the 200 meter with a...

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Health office closed Friday

April 17, 2013
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The Franklin County Public Health office will be closed on Friday, April 19, for staff training. It will resume normal office hours on Monday, April 22 If you have any questions, please contact the office at 852-0478. This story is sponsored by The Preston Citizen Bookstore.    

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Franklin awarded grant for city road improvements

April 17, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff FRANKLIN – Franklin City mayor Todd Hawkes reported to the city council the land-purchase agreement for spring water runoff has been completed. The Department of Environmental Quality required a Quality Assurance plan for the city sewer system that was accepted by council. The city recently acquired 110 acres south...

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Costley to retire

April 16, 2013
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Harrison returns as principal of Pioneer By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Wynn Costley, principal of Pioneer Elementary, is saying goodbye to the Preston School District after 30 years. And Preston Junior High Principal Lance Harrison is returning to the helm of Pioneer after six years at the junior high. Costley has seen a...

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Bingham named DYW 2013-2014

April 16, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff Kennedy Bingham, daughter of Ken and April and student at West Side High School, was named as the 2013-2014 Distinguished Young Woman for Franklin County, making her the 33rd high school junior to be chosen for the annual scholarship program sponsored by the Franklin County Farm Bureau. Abbey Olsen,...

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Accident investigation complete

April 16, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A two-vehicle accident on Wednesday, April 10, at the intersection of State and Oneida streets, sent two area residents to the local hospital for observation. Both were released, according to a Preston Police report. A Jeep Cherokee, driven by Brandi Bair, Preston, was eastbound on Oneida Street and...

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Preston softball on roller coaster ride last week

April 16, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girls started the week off well beating Malad at home 12-0 on Wednesday, April 10, and then Marsh Valley in Arimo 13-0 on Thursday, April 11. Solid defense and no errors helped Preston avenge an earlier season loss to the Dragons on Wednesday. Seventeen hits for...

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Preston baseball still trying to find its stride

April 16, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston struggled last week losing to Malad 5-1 on Wednesday, April 10, in Malad and then two conference games to Bonneville, one away (16-0) and one at home (33-0). “We are still trying to find our stride as a team, but all of this experience for the younger...

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WS takes out Soda 12-9

April 16, 2013
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By CONOR WALDRON WS sports writer DAYTON – The West Side Pirates softball team came back from spring break ready to play and roared away against district rival Soda Springs on Wednesday, winning the game 12–9. Pitcher Britani Moser struck out seven batters and Madi Moser, Kaity Lemon, Kelsi Chugg, Ally Lemmon and Courtney...

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