Powered by Max Banner Ads 

Local

Law enforcement on fireworks watch

June 27, 2012
By
lamont ac ad for citizen

Police to be extra vigilant patrolling for fireworks violations    By ROBERT MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston City police officers will be patrolling the community watching for illegal use of fireworks during this year’s July 4 holiday and throughout the entire month. Police Chief Val Sparrow said only “safe and sane” fireworks can be used...

Read more »

July 4 celebration planned in Dayton

June 27, 2012
By
Idaho Days Celeb. - herald journal ad

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – Dayton City invites everyone to come and celebrate July 4-West Side style. This annual gathering is a great way to spend the day with family and friends, according to organizers. Festivities begin at 6:45 a.m. with a flag raising at the Dayton City Pavilion, according to...

Read more »

Escapee caught

June 26, 2012
By
DYNAMITE MARATHON

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Haley J. Dockstader, formerly of Preston, who walked-away from her work-release assignment in Pocatello on June 7, was found last Thursday, June 21, about 10 a.m. and booked into the Bannock County Jail. The 19 year old was working as a trustee when she walked-off and never reported...

Read more »

Gingerbread Shoppe closing

June 26, 2012
By
EXPRESS CASH BUS CARD

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Diane Hyde is closing the doors of the Gingerbread Shoppe at 74 S. State. “I’ve decided to retire and Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio is going to move in,” she said. Everything will be up for auction and will be gone on Saturday. The Gingerbread Shoppe has been in...

Read more »

Bond refinance to save city taxpayers $310,000

June 26, 2012
By
Bond refinance to save city taxpayers $310,000

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Taxpayers will realize a $310,000 savings over the life of a water-improvement bond thanks to the action of Preston City Council members. On Monday the council unanimously opted to refinance a $5.2 million bond with Zions Bank and lower an interest-rate charge by 1.2 percent. The 20-year bond...

Read more »

Fire scorches acreage in Mink Creek

June 25, 2012
By

By Robert S. Merrill Assistant editor   Franklin County Fire District fire crews, with help from Cache County and the Forest Service, battled a 250-acre blaze in the foothills in Mink Creek Friday afternoon. The call was reported at 11:47 a.m. and all local crews left the area by 9:11 p.m. when it was...

Read more »

Franklin County Newspaper Readership Survey

June 25, 2012
By

(All responses are anonymous and appreciated. Leave blank any questions that do not apply.) Please return to: The Preston Citizen 77 S. State • Preston ID • 83263 Email answers (note question number, or copy/paste) to main@prestoncitizen.com Questions? Please call 208-852-0155 Thanks for the help, we look forward to serving you throughout the years to...

Read more »

Fire damages Trails West

June 22, 2012
By

By Robert S. Merrill Assistant editor   A fire at Trails West Manufacturing in Preston Sunday afternoon caused approximately $200,00 damage to the horse-trailer manufacturing plant and trailers. An alarm company called the Franklin County Sheriff’s dispatch center at 3:29 p.m. and reported a fire suppression sprinkling system had activated at the facility at...

Read more »

Clinic to be held

June 22, 2012
By
Clinic to be held

To help parents prepare for 2012-2013 School Immunization Requirements, Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) will be holding a special walk-in immunization clinic for seventh grade students on Wednesday, June 27, from 2-7 p.m. at their office, 42 West. 100 So., Preston. Legally, in order to enter seventh grade, children are required to have one...

Read more »

Franklin City to review wood burning ordinance

June 22, 2012
By
Franklin City to review wood burning ordinance

By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer A clean air ordinance that has been proposed by the Franklin County commissioners and sent to area cities for approval was rejected by the Franklin City Council during its meeting last month and in response to that decision Bruce Olenick, DEQ regional administrator, spoke to council last week...

Read more »


 Powered by Max Banner Ads