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Noted speaker addresses addictions

April 11, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff Noted motivational speaker, author and television guest personality Milton Creagh was invited to be a special guest speaker at Preston High School and the Preston Rotary Club last week. He addressed the drug and alcohol problem in both youth and adults. Creagh was brought to Preston through the efforts...

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Auto crash at State Street and Oneida

April 10, 2013
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Two cars collided at the intersection of State Street and Oneida at about 7:50 a.m this morning. Two individuals were transported to Franklin County Medical Center. The accident is still under investigation by the Preston Police Department. Preston Citizen photo by Rodney D. Boam

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Waite to retire DYW crown

April 10, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff Hannah Waite will take her final walk as Franklin County’s 2012-13 Distinguished Young Woman April 13, as she turns her title over to the 2014 Young Woman. Hannah, the daughter of Adin and Eve Waite, Clifton, said it has been a year of collecting many unforgettable memories. During the...

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Library week to start

April 10, 2013
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During April 14-20 the Larsen-Sant Library in Preston will join libraries across the country in observing National Library Week. As a part of the week’s observance, the library is announcing its new e-book 3M cloud library that is now available. Those interested are invited to download e-books to bring their electronic device to the...

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Drought exists despite recent rains

April 10, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor As of March 31, Franklin County was officially in a drought situation. Half way through the water year, which started on Oct. 1, the county had only accumulated 6.79 inches of moisture and it should have had about 9.16 inches, which puts the area at 74 percent of...

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Burn permits required beginning on April 15

April 10, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Signed permits will be required in Franklin County beginning on Monday, April 15, for open burning. Scott Martin, Fire District Fire Marshal, said the permits will be needed until Oct. 15. They may be needed beyond that date, depending on weather conditions this summer. Martin said his department...

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Spring lambing finished

April 9, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s lambing season on Bill Auger’s ranch on the western edge of Preston city. The new lambs are romping on the grass as it comes up through the sandy soil. And Auger is making sure his bum lambs are in good shape, as well as watching the ewes...

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Three die in Holbrook homicide

April 9, 2013
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By DEBBIE BRYCE  Courtesy of Idaho State Journal HOLBROOK — Authorities plan to start removing about 70 pit bulls Monday from a ranch that was the scene of the worst mass murder in Oneida County history. It was also the scene of both dog fighting — as evidenced by the scars on the pit...

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Pheasants Forever banquet to be held Saturday

April 9, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The annual banquet for Franklin County’s chapter of Pheasants Forever will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Robinson Building in Preston. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dinner starts at 7 p.m. It will feature a number of prizes and drawings and a live and...

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Preston girls split with Trojans

April 9, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston girls split a doubleheader against Rigby at home on Saturday. Rigby won the first game 2-1 and the Indians took the second 7-5. There is not much to say about the first game as the pitchers on both teams did their job well. Lacee Rallison scored Preston’s...

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