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Bash and crash for food

June 27, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It was a big night for smashing cars in the rodeo arena. It was packed for the Preston Elks Lodge Demolition Derby Saturday evening. “We had 26 cars entered in three heats. Way more entries than last year,” said organizer Jackie Anderson. “We had a huge crowd.” The...

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Mutton Bustin’ sign-ups slated for July 18

June 27, 2015
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Sign-ups for That Famous Preston Night Rodeo “Mutton Bustin’” will be Saturday, July 18, 8 a.m., at Ron Keller Tires in Preston. Signup fee is $10 per rider, and riders must weigh under 50 pounds. Please note that a family member must be present to sign the waiver at the time of sign-ups. The...

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Aggie Roadtrip coming to Worm Creek

June 26, 2015
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May rains help fall grains crops

June 25, 2015
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Last month’s rainy and cool weather helped dry-land fall wheat across Franklin County and improved the soil moisture profile for farm fields and pastures. The area received around five inches of rain in May and it really helped grain crops, according to Stuart Parkinson, county extension agent. Parkinson...

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Idaho WIC adjusts income guidelines

June 25, 2015
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By NIKI FORBING-ORR  Idaho Department of Health & Welfare Idaho’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will implement new income guidelines effective July 1, 2015, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This is an annual adjustment. To be eligible for the WIC program,...

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Worm Creek Opera House

June 24, 2015
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Worm Creek Opera House: Inside Out      

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Group formed to help canal companies

June 24, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor A new organization was formed recently by people who were concerned when local canal companies started hinting at closing county reservoirs to boats. Those concerned citizens formed the Franklin County Boaters and Anglers Association. To kick off their new venture they held a carp tournament this past weekend....

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O’Reilly Auto Parts plans July opening

June 24, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor After a year’s wait the new O’Reilly Auto Parts store is beginning to see some life. The lights are on. There was a power problem, but it has been resolved. Aaron Miller, district manager from Idaho Falls, said that they are planning a July 18 opening and are...

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Health West clinic coming

June 23, 2015
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By VANESSA GRIEVE  Idaho State Journal Health West plans to open its ninth clinic this September in Preston. CEO Mindy Stosich- Benedetti said Health West was notified May 5 that the Southeast Idaho health care provider will be receiving a nearly $700,000 grant to provide discounted care to Preston’s rural residents. “We applied for...

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Tippets to head Idaho DEQ

June 23, 2015
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Bear Lake’s Sen. John Tippets was appointed as the new director of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality by Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter last Monday. Tippets will begin his new job July 6. The Republican lawmaker succeeds Curt Fransen, who retired in May. The 52-year-old Senator represents District...

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