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Fair shed materials for sale

May 4, 2012
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Fair shed materials for sale

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Miscellaneous and used building materials retrieved from a fire last August that destroyed a storage-shed complex just north of county fair buildings in Preston are currently for sale. Franklin County Fair chair Wes Harris said the Fair Board is currently taking closed bids on materials. The bids need...

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Dahle to sponsor high school piano competition

May 4, 2012
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Dahle to sponsor high school piano competition

Winner to bring home $1,000  By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The first-annual high school piano competition, sponsored by Larry Dahle, will take place on May 12, at 7 p.m., in the Dahle Performing Arts Center on the high school complex in Dayton. Each high school participating will send one piano soloist...

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Moose on the Loose in Preston

May 3, 2012
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A yearling moose was on the loose in downtown Preston last Tuesday. Fish and Game officers captured the moose and transported it back to the mountains. Here are some photos of the animal, taken by the Citizen’s Bob Merrill.    

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PC scam detected

May 3, 2012
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PC scam detected

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Reed Swann at Shield Computing would like to warn Franklin County computer users of a computer scam they have seen recently that has frustrated some of their customers. The scam starts with a phone call from someone saying they represent Microsoft customer service. They say your computer is...

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One-man scramble on Saturday

May 2, 2012
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One-man scramble on Saturday

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Preston Golf and Country Club will be hosting a One-man (person) Scramble this Saturday, May 5. Entry fee is $65 for non-members including cart and $45 for members. Flights will be determined by entries with players receiving 80 percent of their handicap. Players will go out in...

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Youth summer camp registration underway

May 2, 2012
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Youth summer camp registration underway

By RYON POPE  PHS athletic director Preston High School is now accepting registrations for youth summer sports camps. There are camps offered in the following sports: football, boys basketball, girls basketball, volleyball, boys soccer, and girls soccer. Most camps cost $45 and include a t-shirt and other prizes. There are multi-camp discounts available for...

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Ag child labor rule booted

May 2, 2012
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Ag child labor rule booted

Change in ruling should strengthen high school ag ed programs  By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor A ruling scrapping the proposed Agriculture and Child Labor rule has local FFA educators smiling this week. The National FFA and American production agriculture, and other school-based agricultural education scored a huge victory against the Federal Government last...

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Election looms

May 2, 2012
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Election looms

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Absentee balloting is now underway at the Franklin County Clerk’s office for the May primary election. Voters can cast ballots absentee until May 11, at 5 p.m. Four county positions are up for election this month and there will be a contested race for Franklin County Sheriff. Franklin...

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Strutting their stuff

May 1, 2012
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Strutting their stuff

PHS musicians compete for the Bennett Cup  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston High School musicians put on their best efforts for the annual Bennett Cup held last Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at the high school auditorium. There were 15 entries in the piano competition held Thursday evening. This year’s winner was Kaytlynn...

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Girls lose to Century

May 1, 2012
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Girls lose to Century

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston girls softball team lost to Century 7-1 on Senior Day on Thursday. “We had our few defensive errors, (but) we held them pretty well,” coach Ashlee Larsen said. “We just couldn’t get hot with the sticks. So, you know, I said (to the girls), ‘Some games...

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