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FCMC awards scholarships to volunteers

July 13, 2013
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Franklin County Medical Center is proud of their Junior Volunteer program. Scholarships of $100 were awarded to Aubrey Barney and Taylor Panter who have served in the organization for several years, while volunteering hundreds of hours in that capacity. Volunteers are aged 14 – 18 years and give service in the Transitional Care during...

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Taylor turns over reins

July 12, 2013
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Barzee takes over as WS superintendent  By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Dr. Barbara Taylor recently completed her one-year assignment as superintendent of West Side School District and has turned the leadership reins over to Spencer Barzee. Taylor, who was a former Preston School District superintendent, was chosen in April 2012 to lead the...

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PSD approves new m/o budget

July 11, 2013
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By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern The Preston School District Trustees has approved a new general maintenance and operation budget of $11,700,000 for the 2013- 14 school year. This year’s spending plan increased by $500,000, or five percent, compared to last year’s budget of $11,200,000. The highest general maintenance and operation budget was seen in...

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Preston FFA wins state titles

July 11, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Hours of study and preparation paid off for several Preston High School FFA students recently at a State FFA Chapter Development contest in Moscow. The Preston FFA Chapter won two state titles. While most PHS students were beginning summer break, 19 FFA members were loading a bus for...

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WS gets $138,718 grant

July 10, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The West Side School District has just received a $138,718 technology grant from the Idaho Department of Education for one-to-one implementation of electronic devices at the Beutler Middle School this coming school year. This pilot project will implement a one-to-one ratio of iPads at the middle...

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Preston School District approves 2014 budget

July 4, 2013
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By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern The Preston School District Board of Trustees approved a new general maintenance and operation budget of $11,700,000 for the 2013-2014 school year on June 19. This year’s spending plan increased by $500,000, or five percent, compared to last year’s budget of $11,200,000. The term’s highest general maintenance and operation...

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Teen mom defies odds and graduates high school

July 4, 2013
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Teen mom defies odds and graduates high school

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern Carrie Newman was just 16 years old when she found out she was pregnant. Though she was sick through her entire pregnancy, Newman managed to make it to class and graduate from Franklin County High School this spring. After moving to Preston from California at the age of 15,...

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Crossley drives new Tundra

July 3, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston High School’s Larin Crossley recently took possession of a new Toyota Tundra as part of a nationwide Outstanding Teacher Award as an agricultural instructor. Crossley is one of only six individuals nationwide who received the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Outstanding Teacher Award. It was presented...

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Home found for FCHS

July 2, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  and ROBERT S. MERRILL  Citizen staff During the past year the Preston School District has anxiously awaited completion of remodeling on the National Guard Armory building on North State Street so Franklin County High School students could move back into the facility. But when the project was close to being...

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Rodeoers do well

June 26, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor One cowboy and two cowgirls from Franklin County participated in what some call the Rose Bowl of college rodeo, the National Intercollegiate Association Rodeo Finals in Casper earlier this month. Over 400 athletes from 100 colleges across the country participated in the finals held from June 9-15. Kiara...

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