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WS levies pass with overwhelming support

March 19, 2014
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PHEASANTS AUCTION 2X5 2014

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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Preston drops 2

March 18, 2014
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cit POWER TO BECOME 3X2

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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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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Wilson impresses fans, coaches with running efforts at USU

March 14, 2014
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FCMC HOME HEALTH 4X5 1-29

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A 22-year-old freshman from Preston, who loves to run, continues to impress both fans and coaches. He just ran a 3K race the middle of February at the University of Washington in 8:17 seconds and with that became the fifth fastest 3k runner ever for Utah State. “Running...

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New, FREE Categorized Classified Facebook Page Started by the Citizen

March 12, 2014
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We just started a new FREE, CATEGORIZED, Facebook classified group for locals to buy and sell on. Check it out and join the group! Less drama, plus the power of the Leader newspaper will be sure to bring in more eyeballs. https://www.facebook.com/groups/609858279105953/

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State ed funding increase set

March 12, 2014
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FCMC CEO POSITION 2X5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Some $1.375 billion has been appropriated by the Idaho Legislature’s Joint Finance Appropriations Committee (JFAC) for this year’s K-12 public education budget. This past week JFAC set the K-12 education budget, said Rep. Marc Gibbs of Grace. Gibbs represents residents of Franklin County and is on JFAC. “This...

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PHS Cheer sweeps district – again

March 11, 2014
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ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston High School cheerleaders swept district competition for the second year in a row at Pocatello High School recently and are now preparing for state on March 20 at the Idaho Center in Nampa. This is the second time the Preston cheer squad has qualified in all three areas...

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