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Burn permits required

April 11, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Signed permits will be required in Franklin County on Tuesday, April 15, for open burning. Scott Martin, Fire District Fire Marshal, said the permits will be needed until Oct. 15. They may be needed beyond that date, depending on weather conditions this summer and fall. Martin said his...

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Preston business notes phone scam

April 11, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Recently, a Preston business received a phone call from someone claiming to be with Rocky Mountain Power, who said it was behind on payments and threatened to shut off power if an immediate payment of $1,500 wasn’t made. The caller told the owner to deposit money in a...

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Election write-in candidate deadline

April 9, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor April 22 is the last day any resident of the county can declare as a write-in candidate for the upcoming May primary election. County election clerk Camille Larsen said anyone interested in filing for the six county positions up for election can come into the clerk’s office in...

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Four County Alliance of Southeastern Idaho: Economic opportunities

April 9, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Kathy Ray, the Four County Alliance of Southeastern Idaho executive director, brought in the big guns to the Economic Development Workshop held at the fire station recently. The three-hour presentation began with Dr. Scott Benson, Idaho State University professor of economics, speaking about the economic state of the...

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Distinguished Young Woman

April 9, 2014
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Fifteen contestants to compete in annual scholarship program    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship Program (DYW), sponsored by Franklin County Farm Bureau, will be held April 19, at Preston High School, where 15 girls will compete for the crown and scholarship money to be used for their educational...

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Preston Junior High: Access Granted

April 8, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Idaho Department of Transportation (IDT) is in the process of issuing a permit to extend the driveway at Preston Junior High School out to the main highway. This has been a contentious issue for the last year or so. IDT issued the permit to the school based...

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Spring cleanup starts April 21

April 8, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston’s annual spring cleanup will begin on Monday, April 21, and conclude on Friday, May 2. Material will be collected on the south side of Oneida from April 21-25. City crews will pick debris up on the north side of Oneida from April 28- May 2. Preston Mayor...

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PHS’s Elgan signs with SUU

April 8, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer Caitlin Elgan’s seven years of running cross country have resulted in an opportunity to compete with Southern Utah University in Cedar City. Elgan, daughter of Michelle and Jeff Elgan, signed a National Letter of Intent to compete for SUU on March 7. She will run at the Division I...

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PHS drops back-to-back games to Diamondbacks

April 8, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  Assistant editor The Indians played Century on Friday at home and traveled to Century on Saturday. They lost both games, 7-2 at home, and 6-5 on the road. The Indians JV team will travel to Bear River on Wednesday, April 9. Preston will host Bonneville on Thursday, April 10, and travel...

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Youth flag football league being formed

April 8, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston High School football coach Nick Hyde is organizing a youth flag football league and the registration deadline is April 19. This is a recreational flag football league and kids will learn basic skills, teamwork strategies and sportsmanship characteristics, according to Hyde. He said games will begin on...

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