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Weather records set in December

January 5, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   This past December set a record for the second driest on record in Preston with only .12 of an inch of moisture. That compares with December, 2010, being one of the wettest with 3.19 inches. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said...

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First Baby

January 3, 2012
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First Baby

By RODNEY D. BOAM, Citizen Editor   The Franklin County Medical Center’s first baby of 2012, was Ethan Swainston, born at 11:59 p.m.on Monday, Jan. 2, He is the first son of Talesha and Curtis Swainston, of Preston. Ethan weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 and 1/4 inches long. Ethan has three...

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West Side wins by 1

December 29, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   It’s a good thing West Side boys built a sizable lead and played superbly during the first three quarters of basketball in Dayton on Wednesday. The Pirates needed a 16-point cushion going into the fourth period in order to survive a Marsh Valley onslaught during the final...

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Unique program offers scholarships

December 29, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A new program that is unique in the State of Idaho and possibly across the intermountain West will assist West Side School District teachers obtain Master’s level degrees. The district is offering scholarship funding up to $6,000 for teachers who agree to pursue the higher education. Monies...

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Citizen of the Year Award nominations sought

December 28, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The Preston Citizen will present its first-annual Wayne D. Bell/ J. Walter Ross Citizen of the Year Award in February. The person selected will be announced in our annual Progress Edition. The award will be presented to a resident of any community in Franklin County for outstanding...

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Rural Route News

December 21, 2011
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CLIFTON By CAROLYN SMART   We send our sympathies to the family of Herbert Williams of Dayton. He passed away recently and his funeral was held on Monday, Dec. 19. Brother Williams was such a wonderful man. He was nice to everyone and always had his sweet wife, Fae, at his side. Such an...

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No one injured in house fire

December 15, 2011
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A Preston family escaped injury early Thursday morning after their house was destroyed by fire. Dan Buckingham and his family was alerted to the fire by smoke detectors and managed to get out of the burning structure at 135 So. 300 West unharmed, according to Franklin County...

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OSA gable work continues

December 12, 2011
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OSA gable work continues

By NECIA P. SEAMONS Citizen staff writer   Crews from Kepco and State Stone were at the Oneida Stake Academy last Friday preparing to install a stone gable to replace the original that fell off the building in 1962. According to Keith Mackay, owner of State Stone, the process being used to restore the...

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Nominations sought

December 9, 2011
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The Preston Citizen will present its first-annual Wayne D. Bell/J. Walter Ross Citizen of the Year award in January. The person selected will be announced in our annual Progress edition. The award will be presented to a resident of any community in Franklin County for outstanding service over a substantial period of time. It...

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Bench Boosts Aggies To 63-54 Taming Of Wolverines Tuesday

December 8, 2011
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Reed, Berger Help USU Bench Out-Score UVU Reserves, 27-18 LOGAN, Utah – Sophomore guard Danny Berger and junior forward Kyisean Reed came off the bench to combine for 21 points, in helping the Utah State reserves to a nine-point advantage over their counterparts, which resulted in a nine-point victory, as the Aggies beat Utah...

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