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Local High School football coaches pick 49ers to win big game

January 30, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor The two high school football coaches in the county are both going with the San Francisco 49ers to win Super Bowl XLVII. PHS Coach Nick Hyde said he wanted the 49ers because it was a West Coast team. WSHS Coach Moser said he didn’t really have a reason...

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Commissioner and Superintendents speak out on Guv’s tax proposals

January 30, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  Elimination of business personal property taxes, either all at once or in phases, as Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter proposed in his Jan. 7 State of the State address, could mean elimination of some services, but it’s far too early in the legislative session to know what will actually happen, county officials...

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Preston girls play hard at Blackfoot; lose 63-49

January 30, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer Preston lost 63-49 to Blackfoot on Thursday in its final regular season game. The Indians played well, scoring first and leading in the first half. It was 14-13 at the end of the first quarter, but Blackfoot took the lead in the second and Preston trailed 26-22 to...

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Preston wrestlers split with Cardinals, Grace

January 30, 2013
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By ELLEN GREGORY  For The Citizen It was Senior Night for Preston wrestling on Jan. 22 and the final home wrestling meet of the 2012-13 season. Cameron Dietrich, Devin Porter and Erick Silva were honored for their team leadership before action began against the Soda Springs and Grace teams. Justin Longhurst claimed the first...

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PHS boys lose to Century, Bees

January 30, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Preston Indians suffered two losses last week in the form of Century and Bonneville, dropping their overall record to 6-9. At home on Saturday, Jan. 26, Preston played Bonneville (14-2) and lost 87-58. A slow start hurt the Indians and they never really seemed to recover, though...

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Pirates beat Marsh Valley; Firth wins big

January 30, 2013
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By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports writer DAYTON – The West Side boys basketball team played two games this week. Both were home, but unlike the identical playing area the results were not similar. The first was on Jan. 23. The game was against the Marsh Valley Eagles and the Pirates came out with a...

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Centennial open house set today at courthouse

January 30, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor An open house to kick off Franklin County’s Centennial celebration will be held today (Wednesday, Jan. 30) from noon-5 p.m. at the Franklin County courthouse. The open house, organized by County Clerk Shauna Geddes, will kick off an extended celebration and will include displays throughout the courthouse. She...

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V-day treats available from FCMC

January 26, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  It’s not too early to start planning that special Valentine’s Day for your sweetheart. The Franklin County Medical Center Auxiliary will be creating sweet treats for the occasion. Ordering deadline is Feb. 1. A pound of assorted homemade candy will be available for $10. It will include caramels, peanut brittle, divinity,...

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Sisters may outnumber Elders if trend continues

January 26, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Change of direction came as quickly to Abby Shaffer as it does to her barrel racing horse does in a rodeo. When the announcement came in LDS General Conference last October that 19 year-old young women can serve missions for their church, rodeo went to the back seat...

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Heritage: OSA to host Pioneer Day celebration

January 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Oneida Stake Academy will be hosting its first-annual Franklin County Heritage Celebration this year on Pioneer Day. “We certainly haven’t pinned down many details at this point,” said Saundra Hubbard, with the Academy events committee. “We will be meeting periodically over the next few weeks to firm...

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