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Assaults unrelated

February 28, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Two separate incidents involving assault in the Preston area are unrelated and involved intoxicated males in separate altercations. Preston Police Chief Val Sparrow said the first incident was reported on Feb. 15 and involved several male subjects at the corner of 200 So. 100 East. The second...

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Local officers respond to shooting

February 20, 2012
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS Citizen staff writer   Officers from the Franklin County Sheriff’s department and ambulance personnel were called out at about 10:55 p.m. Friday night in response to a 911 call from Swan Lake in which a boy said he had just returned home at 30790 S. HWY 91, to find his...

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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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County now in new Legislative District

February 13, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Legislative faces remain the same for area voters, but District 31 has become a thing of the past thanks to an Idaho Supreme Court ruling and redistricting efforts of an appointed Commission. A proposed redistricting map, the result of a federal mandate to equally divide population within voting...

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Franklin horse complex named

February 10, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   FRANKLIN – A planned horse and commercial development in Franklin has an official name. “The Horse Station at Cache Valley” was selected after much internal discussion, public input, and market research and other steps,” said Earnest Bleinberger, of Strategy 5 LLC, the principal developer of the complex....

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West Side wrestlers

January 31, 2012
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By Amy Lemmon WS sports writer   The West Side wrestlers have done an awesome job for the last two weeks. They have gone to the Sugar Salem Tournament and there were a total of 19 schools who competed. The schools ranged from 2A-to-4A in size. Our own Carson Roberts took fifth place in...

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Record rainfall recorded

January 24, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   Local officials are thankful the record precipitation that was recorded on Saturday turned to snow and temperatures dropped or flooding in some areas of Franklin County could have been worse than it was. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said the Preston...

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Predicted heavy snowstorm fizzles

January 19, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   The weather pattern across Franklin County and most of the Intermountain West has changed. But large amounts of snow that were forecast on Wednesday did not materialize. King Smith, who keeps official records for the National Weather Service, said warmer-than-expected temperatures persisted throughout the night and kept...

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Bear River Massacre commemoration set

January 18, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   The commemoration of the Bear River Massacre will be held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m., at the memorial site off Highway 91, approximately four miles northwest of Preston, just past the Bear River bridge. The memorial usually is an opportunity for the tribal members to...

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