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Keller named Grand Marshal

July 11, 2012
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By DAX KELLER Rodeo Committee Ron Keller was named the 2012 Grand Marshal of That Famous Preston Night Rodeo Parade last week by the rodeo committee. Ron was born in Preston in 1939 and raised in Mink Creek. He had the gift of talking at a young age, Oscar Wilde, who hired him to...

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HERO: Pfc. Cody O. Moosman dies in Afghanistan

July 10, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor News that a Preston Army private had been killed in Afghanistan last week swept through this community like wildfire after word got out. Independence Day celebrations in Dayton and in backyards were subdued as people realized the first soldier from Franklin County had been killed in combat during...

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Moosman Funeral Set

July 10, 2012
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The funeral for Specialist Cody O. Moosman, who was killed in Afghanistan on July 3, has been set. The services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 13, at the Preston North Stake Center, 310 N. State St. Friends may call on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S....

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Franklin’s G-Man

July 9, 2012
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Hospital golf results listed

July 6, 2012
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By TRISH CHECKETTS Community Fund Coordinator FCMC On July 23 Franklin County Healthcare Foundation held its annual “Hit From the Heart” Golf Benefit. The weather was beautiful along with the golf course. The golfers were encouraged to “cheat” with purchased string and mulligans. The string helps keep scores under par. This year there was...

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Pre-school story time at library all about animals

July 5, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  It’s never too early to learn about the animal kingdom, as pre-schoolers attending their very own story time at the Larsen-Sant Library are finding out this summer. Each week during the 11 a.m. Wednesday pre-school story time (except on July 4), a different animal is introduced through the world of books....

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Community Food Pantry gets $1,000

July 5, 2012
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff writer The Preston Community Food Pantry recently received a donation from the Preston Lion’s Club in the form of $1,000. The Lions Club had previously been given $450 from American Family Insurance Company, with instructions to use in any way they wished. In turn, the Lions Club members voted...

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Read to lease Industrial Park space

July 4, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A 20-year lease for property at Preston’s Industrial Park was signed Monday by local resident Jim Read and the city council. Read is in the process of purchasing a building that was once occupied by Moser Truss. Read told The Preston Citizen he is still working out details...

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Building permits up in county this year

July 4, 2012
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By CITIZEN STAFF  It’s not the boom years of the mid 2000s, but construction activity in the county appears to be on a definite upswing. County/ Preston City Building Inspector John Burg said “about 20 housing starts” are currently in various stages of construction. “That’s a good start If it continues, this will be...

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Local serviceman killed in action

July 3, 2012
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 An Army private from Preston was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday morning. Cody Moosman, 24, was killed by enemy fire when his guard tower at an outpost came under attack. His LDS Bishop, Tom Madsen, said this was Moosman’s first tour of duty. He is the son of Mareen Moosman. No other information was...

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