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Idaho officials scrambling over same-sex marriage ban

May 16, 2014
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge’s decision to allow same-sex marriages in Idaho starting Friday has attorneys for the state scrambling to appeal and gay rights advocates planning their next steps. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale overturned Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriages Tuesday, and on Wednesday she refused to put pending marriages...

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FFA greenhouse flowers on sale

May 16, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Flowers and hanging baskets from a new FFA greenhouse atPreston High School are on sale now through the end of school, and funds generated by customer purchases will go directly back into the operation of the facility. The plants can be purchased by contacting FFA advisor Josh Evans...

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Clifton to hold Founder’s Day

May 16, 2014
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Clifton City officially scrapped the annual July 24th celebration. Instead there will be an annual Founder’s Day event held on the first Saturday in June. Lori Ann Smart said there are several activities planned, including a fun run, games, food, talent show, candy drop, a possible cake sale or auction and fireworks. She said...

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Highland student wins

May 15, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – A Highland High School student won the third-annual Dahle Piano Competition last Saturday and took home a $1,000 prize for her efforts. The second-place winner was from Marsh Valley. Alyssa Gardner, from Highland High School, was first in the competition. Shalea Smedley, Marsh Valley High School,...

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Clifton Village Post Office opens

May 14, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The first Village Post Office in southeastern Idaho opened Thursday in Clifton, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by several local and regional postal dignitaries. The facility is located inside Papa Jay’s Convenience Store, 10 S. Main. Village Post Offices are located in non-Postal Service establishments, such as an...

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WS BPA place in top 10

May 14, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS reporter West Side’s Business Professionals of America team returned last week from the National Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., and placed in the top 10. Competing there was the parliamentary procedure team consisting of Brennon Henderson, AJ Frankman, Tyrel Garner, Hayes Campbell, Whitney Drollette, Derek Larson, Lane Meek and Jarren...

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4,500 pounds of food collected by PO

May 13, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston postal carriers did more than deliver mail on Saturday. They collected food donations with their counterparts across the country in the National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. Local carriers and their family members collected 4,500 pounds of food, according to Postmaster Val Porter....

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Primary elections May 20

May 13, 2014
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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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Nut shop honored

May 13, 2014
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Nuts For You’s hand boxed candy named top product for national chain of convenience stores  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston’s Nuts For You, at 1087 E. Sancrest Dr., was named Best New Item of 2013 at Maverik’s Convenience Stores, at their annual convention held in Salt Lake City recently. “It’s an honor...

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Family records can be scanned

May 13, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   Preston Family History Center officials would like to enlist the community support in bringing family records to be evaluated, digitized and entered into familysearch.org Clifford Jensen, director of the Preston Idaho South Stake Family History Center, said missionaries trained in scanning records would be coming to the...

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