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Gleed elected FFA Treasurer

May 12, 2012
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Gleed elected FFA Treasurer

By LARIN CROSSLEY PHS FFA advisor The 81st State FFA Leadership Conference concluded in the same fashion it has the past three years for the Preston FFA Chapter, with the selection of a State Officer. Lauren Aubry Gleed, daughter of Merlin and Joy Gleed, will serve the Idaho FFA Association as its State Treasurer...

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Citizen Bookstore Mother’s Day Sale

May 11, 2012
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Citizen Bookstore Mother’s Day Sale

Citizen Bookstore Mother’s Day Sale ends May 15, 2012.

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Grant to restore sound at Academy bell tower

May 11, 2012
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Grant to restore sound at Academy bell tower

By NECIA P. SEAMONS Citizen staff writer A grant just received from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will restore the bell tower of the 122-year-old Oneida Stake Academy building. The grant was sponsored by the Bear River Chapter of the DAR, headed by Joanne Jensen, of Logan. It is part of...

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Richard C. Edgley: Preston son leaves his mark on the LDS Church

May 10, 2012
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Richard C. Edgley: Preston son leaves his mark on the LDS Church

Story by RODNEY D. BOAM   Although the recently released First Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bishop Richard C. Edgley has not lived in Preston for many years, he said he still claims it as home. In a telephone interview from his home recently, he...

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Food drive: Carriers collecting food on Saturday

May 10, 2012
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Food drive: Carriers collecting food on Saturday

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor This coming Saturday, May 12, Preston postal carriers will be doing more than delivering mail. They will be collecting food donations with their counterparts across the country in the 20th National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger food drive. The Stamp Out Hunger drive is a nationwide...

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Baseball season ends

May 10, 2012
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Baseball season ends

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indians’ season ended with a 4-1 loss to Century in a 4A Fifth District Tournament elimination game Saturday in Pocatello. Preston went two-and-out in the tournament. “We played Century last week (May 1) at Halliwell Park,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “We lost 4-1, but had some very...

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Annual Rising Stars concert to be held

May 10, 2012
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Annual Rising Stars concert to be held

The Preston Rising Stars will present their annual Spring Concert on Saturday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., in the Preston High School Auditorium. Over 100 children, ages four through 12, will perform a variety of musical numbers to the theme of “This is Our Moment.” They are under the direction of Tina Fryar and...

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PHS boys, girls win at WS

May 9, 2012
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PHS boys, girls win at WS

By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer   DAYTON – Preston fared well at the 12-school Elsie Bastian Invitational on Friday in Dayton, winning both the girls’ and boys’ team titles, even though hamstring injuries in both Brennyn Dunn and Danielle Seamons prevented them from competing full out. The boys finished with 169.5 points which...

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Beckstead booksigning

May 8, 2012
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Beckstead booksigning

  Alexis Beckstead booksigning at The Preston Citizen bookstore on Friday, May 11 at 11:00am.

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Polls open on Tuesday: County, state positions up for grabs during primary

May 8, 2012
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Polls open on Tuesday: County, state positions up for grabs during primary

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Voters across Franklin County and other communities in southeastern Idaho will go to the polls on Tuesday to vote for several candidates in local and state races during the May primary election. Polls will open at traditional polling places from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Absentee balloting is...

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