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Preston’s spring cleanup to start next Monday

April 19, 2013
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Preston’s spring cleanup to start next Monday

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston’s annual spring cleanup will begin next Monday, April 22, and conclude on Friday, May 3. Material will be collected on the north side of Oneida from April 22- 26. City crews will pick debris up on the south side of Oneida from April 29-May 3. City council...

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Weed supervisor chosen

April 18, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County has a new weed supervisor. Aaron Hull started his duties on April 1. Hull is familiar with both the county and noxious weeds. He is a native of the community and has been working for the past six years as weed supervisor in Oneida County. Hull...

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Phillips seeking help for Haiti

April 18, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Emilee Phillips is organizing a food drive for citizens of Haiti. She has been working with people who were instrumental in bringing many orphans out of that country to families here in the U.S.A. after the earthquake. This is Phillips’ third fundraiser/ donation drive in the last six...

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Weston to require permits for bicycle groups this year

April 18, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – A Weston City ordinance requiring a permit and fee be paid by any bicycle racing group coming through the city has received “real positive feedback” so far. Mayor Camille Larsen said bike rider group representatives are meeting with city officials and being told why the ordinance was enacted. “The...

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Loertscher competes in state Geography Bee

April 18, 2013
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She scored first place in the local competition   By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff  Emily Loertscher, 14, a student at the Preston Junior High School, recently represented her school and southeast Idaho during the 25th annual state geography bee held in Rexburg. Loertscher won the school’s written geography test that was submitted to the...

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Track competition

April 17, 2013
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Preston High School’s Shaley Alder and West Side’s Nikki Geddes go head-to-head during the 100 meter run last Wednesday in Dayton. Both the teams did well though no team scores were kept. Olivia Seamons won the triple jump with a new school record of 36′ 7” She also won the 200 meter with a...

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Health office closed Friday

April 17, 2013
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The Franklin County Public Health office will be closed on Friday, April 19, for staff training. It will resume normal office hours on Monday, April 22 If you have any questions, please contact the office at 852-0478. This story is sponsored by The Preston Citizen Bookstore.    

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Franklin awarded grant for city road improvements

April 17, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff FRANKLIN – Franklin City mayor Todd Hawkes reported to the city council the land-purchase agreement for spring water runoff has been completed. The Department of Environmental Quality required a Quality Assurance plan for the city sewer system that was accepted by council. The city recently acquired 110 acres south...

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Costley to retire

April 16, 2013
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Harrison returns as principal of Pioneer By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Wynn Costley, principal of Pioneer Elementary, is saying goodbye to the Preston School District after 30 years. And Preston Junior High Principal Lance Harrison is returning to the helm of Pioneer after six years at the junior high. Costley has seen a...

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Bingham named DYW 2013-2014

April 16, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff Kennedy Bingham, daughter of Ken and April and student at West Side High School, was named as the 2013-2014 Distinguished Young Woman for Franklin County, making her the 33rd high school junior to be chosen for the annual scholarship program sponsored by the Franklin County Farm Bureau. Abbey Olsen,...

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