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Dahle piano competition set for Saturday in Dayton

May 2, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – The second-annual Dahle Piano Competition will be held on Saturday, May 4, at the Dahle Fine Arts Center in Dayton. “One student representative from 12 surrounding high schools (Idaho and Utah schools) will compete for an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grand prize,” said Spencer Barzee,...

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Plans being finalized

May 2, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City is in the process of finalizing plans to reopen 400 East at U.S. 91. The access to the highway was at one time open, but closed several years ago after a federally funded highway-widening project was completed. Mayor F. Lee Hendrickson said Friday the city is...

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IFA workhorse still on the job

May 1, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Brian Hyde, 66, the manager of the Preston IFA store on 800 N., is a second-generation Intermountain Farmers Association man. His father worked there for 27 years and managed it for 12 of those years before his death in 1972. Between the two of them, the Hyde’s have...

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City nixes yard sale signs

May 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor No yard sale or other signs will be allowed on any tree, lamppost, hydrant, telephone or electric light pole in Preston this spring, summer and fall. City council president Saundra Hubbard said city crews and other officials will remove these signs when they appear. She referred to a...

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FCMC Health Fair rocked

May 1, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The “Rockin’ Expo Health Fair,” staged by Franklin County Medical Center and many community partners on Saturday, had its biggest turnout ever. The event was held from 8 a.m.-noon in the old Preston High School Gym. Admission was free, according to Tracie Jensen, public information officer for the...

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Checking for hitchhikers

April 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Boat inspectors on Utah/Idaho borders are out checking watercraft for quagga and zebra mussels, invasive shelled creatures that can devastate bodies of water. Kris Hatch, an eight-year veteran of the Franklin Soil and Water District (FSWD), said since the inspections began three years ago just south of Franklin...

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Talent night a hit

April 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Some 450 people enjoyed the “100 years of Talent,” produced as part of the Franklin County’s Centennial celebration by Christine Rawlings and company at West Side’s Dahle Fine Arts Building on Friday. Rawlings said it was such a good evening. She thought the talent was terrific. “Everyone did...

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Whole grains artisan bread class offered

April 30, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Learn how to make Artisan breads Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 7 p.m. It’s fast, easy and no kneading is required! Recipes and ideas for making a variety of Artisan breads will be provided. Each class member will need to bring a five or six quart container (with a lid/ covering)...

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Preston boys, girls do well at recent meets

April 30, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston track team participated in the YMCA Invitational in Middleton on Friday and Saturday last week. Out of 40 schools, the girls placed 13th and the boys 22nd. Olivia Seamons took third in the 100m and fifth in the triple jump. Kenidee Hyde placed fifth in pole...

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Broncos sweep Indians

April 30, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston lost both games of a district double header at Blackfoot on Saturday. Blackfoot got going in the first inning of the opener with a 6-0 lead and Preston never caught up despite some good play in the second and third innings. “They have a well disciplined team...

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