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Annual FFA breakfast popular

February 22, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A large crowd of residents, teachers, and students attended a Preston FFA breakfast this morning. The annual event started in 2005 and is provided free of charge as a token of appreciation to those businesses and individuals in the community that have supported the FFA chapter and...

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District workshop – Ways to improve school relationships discussed

February 22, 2012
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By JOEL WILSON PSD superintendent On Friday, February 17, teachers in the Preston School District met for training on how to ensure interactions with students are kept at a professional level. Idaho Education Association representative Maggie Calica sponsored the training given by Lewis Andrews on behalf of his consulting group, Hands of Integrity. In...

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Suicide prevention walk set for Saturday morning

February 21, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A walk to save lives is being planned for Saturday, March 3, at the Preston High School track on 200 East. Colton Draney, a senior at Preston High, is coordinating efforts for the event as part of his Senior Project. The event is part of a nationwide effort...

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PHS season over

February 21, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians boys basketball season ended on Saturday when visiting Century hit a last second three-point shot putting them up by three in the loser-out 4A fifth district game. It was a heartbreaking 61-58 loss for the team that swept both Century and Pocatello in the regular season....

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Video report: Preston Boys Basketball vs Pocatello

February 21, 2012
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WS qualifies 4 for state

February 17, 2012
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By ALLY LEMMON West Side sports reporter   DAYTON – The West Side wrestlers hosted a District Tournament on Wednesday, February 15. Congratulations to McCoy Roberts for being the 2A Fifth District, 170 pound district champ! Carson Roberts also did well, placing second in the tournament. Derek Wedel and Sage Reddest placed third, allowing...

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10 PHS wrestlers qualify for state

February 17, 2012
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By ELLEN GREGORY For The Citizen   The Preston Indian wrestlers tangled with both Pocatello and a sparse Century team at the District Tournament on Wednesday at Century High School. The Indians placed second and qualified 10 for state this coming weekend. District champions include Kieton Keller, Tyson Hall, and Bubba Fitzgerald. Preston wrestlers...

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Closures listed

February 17, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City, Franklin County, state, and federal offices will be closed on Monday to celebrate President’s Day. Area banks and post office branches will also be closed that day. However, most retailers will remain open. The Franklin County Landfill will be closed that day as well. Garbage normally...

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Pirates escape with a win

February 15, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL assistant editor   The West Side Pirates survived a last-second three-point shot and defeated the Malad Dragons Tuesday night 48-47 in a first-round game of the 2A Fifth-district basketball tournament. The game was close throughout, according to Head Coach Tyler Brown. “We had a one-point lead and they had the...

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Preston ends season at 15-5

February 14, 2012
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Preston maintained their momentum on the road and captured two more wins making it 10 straight and ending the regular season with a 15-5 record. On Friday, Feb. 10, the Indians traveled to Minico where they have never won a game and decisively ended that streak with a...

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