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Identity Crisis sings locally

July 24, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor There is a group of boys who spend their time harmonizing in church meetings and stages across Franklin County. The quintet, Identity Crisis, was organized by Paul Seare, a music instructor at Preston High. He selected the boys from a music program and put together the group three...

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Farmer’s market opens

July 24, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Area residents and tourists can find early-season, locally grown produce almost in the center of Preston at a small farmer’s market stand that sells its wares on the honor system. Raspberries, golden beets, turnips, carrots and other items are now available. Tomatoes, corn, squash and pumpkins will soon...

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Research begins on massacre site

July 24, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Dr. Kenneth C. Reid, of the Idaho State Historical Society, was in Preston recently getting preliminary work started for mapping the Bear River Massacre site. He and Ken Cannon, Research Assistant Professor of Anthropology- Archaeology and Director of USU Archaeological Services at Utah State University, and his wife,...

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Citizen bookstore to carry official Boy Scouts of America materials

July 24, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Preston Citizen has been approved to be an official Boy Scouts of America distributor for Franklin County. The bookstore will carry official Scout shirts, pants, books, neckerchiefs and neckerchief slides. “We will basically carry supplies that support Scouting,” Citizen publisher Greg Madson said. “We are carrying a...

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Motoring through county

July 23, 2014
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National antique car club stops in Dayton for lunch     By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Members of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America, Cache Valley Chapter, motored through Franklin County in their classic cars Tuesday and took a lunch break at the Dayton Park. There were 90 cars, the oldest dating back...

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OSA Heritage Days Thursday

July 22, 2014
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer The second annual Oneida Stake Academy Heritage Days will start at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Benson Park. The fun begins with an opening ceremony honoring the oldest man and woman in our community. New this year will be a small chorale singing well-known favorites and a flag...

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Rotary fireworks this Friday

July 22, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The annual Preston Rotary Fireworks Spectacular will be held this Friday, July 25, at the rodeo arena in Preston. This year’s theme is “Pioneering a Brighter Future.” Fireworks master Jared Jensen said he is giving the show a full throttle of explosions and lights in the sky as...

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Rodeo events update

July 22, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The City of Fun Carnival will be on hand to add to the rodeo atmosphere. Thursday night is Family Night and one ticket will get a person on one ride. Tickets are $1.50 per ticket, and every ride is one ticket on Family Night. Ten tickets will cost...

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Making a web series in Preston

July 20, 2014
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Ostler returns to Preston to video scenes to add to a web comedy     By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Who would have thought that taking a video class taught by PHS technology teacher Mike Hansen would lead a student into a career as moviemaker and web series director. Skyler Ostler is directing a...

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County offering dust service for county roads

July 19, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Residents of the county who live along gravel roads have an option to diminish dust kicked up by cars, trucks and trailers. Franklin County Commissioner Scott Workman said if an individual or groups of residents want to purchase a dust-guard solution (magnesium chloride) county road crews would apply...

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