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Thatcher Elementary gets boost from Walmart

June 19, 2013
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By JANALE FOX  Thatcher Elementary Students from Thatcher Elementary, whose school borders the Bear River at the north end of Franklin County in Thatcher, Idaho, received a terrific surprise. Manager Russell Hall of the North Logan Walmart, donated over $700 worth of General Mills Box Tops For Education to their small school of 80...

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June 18, 2013
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Sheriff reorganizes department

June 18, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Franklin County sheriff’s Department has a new deputy, a new dispatcher and a new chief deputy. Sheriff Dave Fryar, who has been in office for almost six months, has hired Tyler Hatch as a deputy. Cessilee Carter has been hired as a full-time dispatcher. Deputy Karen Hatch...

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Strip mall coming to Preston

June 18, 2013
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Roberts builds more retail space for city    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Brandon Roberts, owner of Rodeo Motors is building Preston’s first strip mall on the south end of the city near ALCO. When completed there will be two structures with two retail pads, one with a space for offices. One of...

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Mosquito abatement

June 15, 2013
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Control efforts effective in reducing numbers     By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Mosquito abatement efforts so far this spring in Franklin County have resulted in significant reductions of the biting pests and there’s been lots of success in Banida and other areas, typically known for high infestations of the bothersome insect. Dennie...

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Inglet heads to bowling championships

June 14, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A Preston bowler will be representing the area and Idaho next month in the Junior Gold National Bowling Championships in Detroit. Misty Inglet competed in Boise recently at the 2013 Idaho State Pepsi Bowling Championships and finished in the top two in the entire state. That placing advanced...

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June 12, 2013
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Armory cancels agreement with district

June 12, 2013
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Franklin County High School looking for new home By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County High School no longer has a home. The Preston School District has anxiously waited for the Idaho National Guard Armory reconstruction to be completed to move back into the facility. Franklin County High has been housed at the Armory...

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Warm, dry conditions to continue

June 12, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor While May wasn’t a wet month, the community received more water than it has since December 2012. But things have been hot and dry so far in June. “We received 1.72 inches of rain in May. Yet it was still below the normal of 2.20 of an inch,”...

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Gifford to lead FCHS

June 12, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ken Gifford was named principal of Franklin County High School last week. He will also serve as the assistant principal at the Preston Junior High School. The Preston School District did an internal search and he (Gifford) was one of the original teachers when the school was organized....

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