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Fishing trailer comes to Johnson Reservoir

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Those who may miss out on Idaho’s Free Fishing Day this Saturday will have another opportunity to fish for free at Johnson Reservoir two days later on June 10. The reservoir is located approximately three miles east of Preston. Fish and Game officers from Franklin County and throughout...

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‘Free Fishing Day’ this Saturday

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Anglers across Cache Valley, including Franklin County and throughout Idaho can fish for free across the state on Saturday, June 8. It’s “Free Fishing Day.” All reservoirs in Franklin County have been stocked with catchable rainbow trout from the Grace Hatchery. “We usually stock Treasureton, Lamont, Johnson, Glendale,...

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Franklin rejects request: Council says ‘no’ to resident’s referendum

June 4, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff FRANKLIN – A recent referendum from Franklin City residents, requesting a budget hearing and asking for all future budgets to be reviewed with the position of a future city administrator to be stricken from all future city budgets, was denied by the city council and Mayor Todd Hawkes. Officials...

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‘Fat Kelly’s’ coming

June 4, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Kelly Spackman, owner of Kelly’s Convenience Stores, is making an investment in the future of Preston by speaking to the appetites of his clientele. He updating and building new eating areas in his existing facilities. B.J. Larsen, operations manager, announced the company is changing offerings at the Exxon...

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Paskett named ALCO manager

June 4, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor There is a new store manager at ALCO in Preston. Shane Paskett, of Hyrum, started his new assignment on May 27 and has been settling into his new role the past 10 days. This is Paskett’s first management role for ALCO, which is based in Abalene, Ks. The...

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Junior golf to start at Preston course

June 4, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Preston Golf and Country Club is now taking registration for its summer Junior Golf Program. Group classes will start on Wednesday, June 12, and runs every Wednesday through the summer until Aug. 7, according to John Van Vleet, general manager and PGA golf pro at the local...

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Owen finds happiness everywhere

June 1, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor If there is a happier person in Franklin County than Dorothy Owen, they may be hard to find. It seems every adventure in her life, even the difficult ones, she describes as fun. Collecting histories, long trips on motorcycles with her husband and rearing 10 of her 11...

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Get ready to spray apples for codling moth

June 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Backyard apple orchardists who don’t want “buggy” apples this summer need to start spraying for codling moths in the near future. Utah State University is trapping to monitor codling moth activity. It will soon be time to begin spray programs to minimize the worm damage, according to Stuart...

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Department joins fundraising effort for vehicle

May 31, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is joining efforts with law enforcement agencies throughout southeastern Idaho in raising funds to purchase a Lanco Bearcat vehicle for use in a seven-county region. The vehicle is needed, according to Franklin County Sheriff Dave Fryar, to assist law enforcement agencies who are...

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National Guard to host retiree appreciation event

May 31, 2013
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By Tim Marsano  POC: Col. “The Idaho National Guard will host two “Retiree Appreciation Days” at Gowen Field in Boise this summer. The Idaho Army National Guard event will be on Wednesday, July 17, and the Idaho Air Guard’s will be on Sept. 8. Both events provide an opportunity for former Idaho National Guard...

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