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West Side football camp to start May 28

May 15, 2013
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ADVANCED BLINDS 2X2

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor This spring the West Side football coaches and players are putting on a three-day camp for all incoming second-eighth graders. Head coach Tyson Moser said the camp will begin on Tuesday, May 28, and end the following Thursday. “We will begin at 9 a.m. and finish by 11...

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County purchases ground

May 14, 2013
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BECKSTEAD DOW 10-17 3X2

Land acquired for future fair expansion    By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County has purchased approximately seven acres of land just west of the existing fairgrounds for future expansion possibilities of fair buildings and rodeo facilities. Commissioner Scott Workman said the land purchase has just been completed for an undisclosed amount. “The...

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Big success: Drive lands 6,400 lbs. of food

May 14, 2013
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STRICTLY BALLROOM 4x5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston postmaster Val Porter said 6,400 pounds of food were collected by postal carriers across Franklin County on Saturday as part of a National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive campaign. The Stamp Out Hunger drive is a nationwide effort to provide items to local...

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Preston coach optimistic about team next two years

May 14, 2013
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Lava Preston Citz 3x8 BW 05-13

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian softball team played Pocatello at home in a double header on Tuesday, April 30 and lost both, 8-0 and 15-5. “The game of if’s, coulda’s, shoulda’s and woulda’s is sometimes the mentality behind playing softball, not only for players, but for the most part of coaching,”...

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Arts-related fund applications now being accepted

May 11, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By CITIZEN STAFF  Applications to help fund arts-related projects in Franklin County are being accepted by the F.M., Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund. The fund is administered by the Idaho Community Foundation. Grants may be considered in two categories: supporting arts activities that will provide entertainment or art-related education to the...

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April’s weather icy and dry

May 10, 2013
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FLAGS WEST MOM DAY 2013

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor It was cool and dry in April and some people may be getting tired of the same old song being sung. But that’s what local weather records show happened in the valley last month. “Before the last week of April, we were in the running for the lowest...

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Support Senior Center at breakfast

May 10, 2013
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GARDEN TILLING 1X1

By BOYD BURBANK Franklin County Commissioner On May 11 Preston’s finest are giving back. The fire, ambulance, Preston City Police and Franklin County Sheriff’s departments, search and rescue and county commissioners will be cooking breakfast for the general public at the Preston Fire Station from 8-10 a.m. The cost will be by donation and...

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Winner: Logan student takes home $1,000

May 10, 2013
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STRICTLY BALLROOM 4x5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – A Logan student won the second-annual Dahle Piano Competition on Saturday and took home a $1,000 prize for his efforts. The second-place winner was from West Side. Hayden Hubbard, from Logan High School, was first. Zachery Talbot, from West Side, was second and Josh Smedley, Marsh...

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Postal food drive this Saturday

May 9, 2013
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WILLOW VALLEY 6X4.5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston postmaster Val Porter is reminding area residents that postal carriers will be collecting food donations this Saturday when they deliver mail, along with their counterparts across the country, in the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. The Stamp Out Hunger drive is a...

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Run/Walk set for Saturday

May 9, 2013
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STEPH GOT KEYS 3X3

By CITIZEN STAFF  The 17th annual Legacy Run/Walk is set for Saturday, May 11, at 8 a.m. in front of Franklin County Medical Center. It is sponsored by FCMC Physical Therapy. The $10 entrance fee includes a performance running shirt, “runners’ refreshments,” mini first aid kit, door prizes and certificates for participants. Those wishing...

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