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Hodges graduates from war college

April 23, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Former Preston resident Kim J Hodges graduated from the United States Naval War College in Newport, R.I., on March 4, and was assigned to the United States Special Operations Command, with worldwide deployments in support of U.S. national security. Upon graduation from the Naval War College, Colonel Hodges...

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Weston gets dog law

April 23, 2014
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Stray dog ordinance in place, licenses required    By CITIZEN STAFF  WESTON – The days of being able to slide by without a license or leash are over in Weston. Mayor Layne Harris said ordinances are in place, or will be shortly, to control a dog problem that former Mayor Camille Larsen first mentioned...

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Stokes adds True Value

April 23, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor When True Value closes their doors on State Street, employees won’t be out of work for very long and the city will not be down one hardware store. Larry Stokes said last week Stokes MarketPlace was expanding into the hardware business by opening a True Value adjacent to...

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Condie turns 100

April 23, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Anna Condie turned 100 on April 3. Her family held a party in honor of the achievement on Saturday, April 12. About 200 people showed up to celebrate her century mark. Condie’s 88 year-old sister, Viva Smith, said she is still sharp as a tack and she still...

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State street reconstruction rescheduled

April 23, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Motorists who travel State Street in Preston will have to wait another year for a major road reconstruction project designed to improve the highway through town. The Idaho Department of Transportation had planned for a major project this summer on State Street from Burger King (800 North) to...

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Geddes DYW

April 22, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff It is a new beginning for Sarah Jane Geddes, as she faces the coming year as Franklin County’s Distinguished Young Woman. DYW is a scholarship program that for 34 years has provided talented high school junior girls the opportunity to earn scholarships for their continuing education. Kennedy Bingham, last...

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Teacher date night

April 22, 2014
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By CLAUDIA ERICKSON  In an effort to show appreciation to our county’s educators for a year of good work there will be a movie shown at the Worm Creek Theatre on Thursday, April 24, at 6:45 pm. Tickets are available to all teachers at the district offices of both West Side School District and...

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PHS wins

April 22, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer It was a big weekend for Preston baseball, which hosted the Tony Hansen tournament on Friday and Saturday. In addition to winning the tournament, the Indians honored the late Tony Hansen, Kris Cole and Adam Beardall, when the complex and fields were officially named. The sports complex, which...

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Preston names sports complex

April 22, 2014
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Preston High School principal Jeff Lords (r) unveils a placque on Saturday naming baseball and softball diamonds the Tony Hansen Sports Complex. Hansen coached T-ball, Little and Pony leagues while living in Preston. His two youngest sons played ball for Preston. He also assisted Alan White, KACH Radio, in broadcasting baseball games.

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WS softball, track teams have busy weeks

April 22, 2014
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporting West Side softball and track teams were busy last week. The softball team had a home game against Soda Springs on Thursday and then played at the Malad tournament on Friday and Saturday. The track team ran, jumped and threw on Wednesday at Preston, Friday at Malad and...

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