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Offices to be closed for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Government offices, schools, the postal service, banks and most retailers in Franklin County will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Schools in both the West Side and Preston School districts have already dismissed. Officials said there will be no school in either district until...

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Fans pay tribute to “Catching Fire”

November 25, 2013
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By CARI DOUTRE  Leader Staff Writer The odds were in everyone’s favor Thursday night as a theater packed with “Hunger Games” fans joined together as a joint promotion offered by the Leader and The Preston Citizen. “I think it was a rousing success,” said Greg Madson, publisher of the Leader and The Preston Citizen....

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Firth Cougars beat WS by 29

November 25, 2013
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By ALYSSA NIELSEN  WS sports reporter DAYTON – West Side’s girls’ basketball season officially opened on Wednesday at home against the Firth Cougars and despite the Pirates’ efforts, they lost to the Cougars by 29 points. The final score was 58- 29. The next game for the Pirates is on Friday, Nov. 22, at...

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PHS girls take out Bear Lake 52-35 in home opener

November 25, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girls played a balanced game against Bear Lake on Thursday, in their home opener. The result was a satisfying 52-35 victory where every player contributed at least two points. The Bear Lake game was a complete turnaround, compared to the 55-22 loss to Burley on Nov....

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West Side comes up just short of state title

November 24, 2013
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Jason Turner, Logan Herald Journal POCATELLO, Idaho — West Side now knows exactly how Firth felt a week ago. Six days removed from a thrilling 24-18 overtime victory over the Cougars, it was the Pirates who suffered heartbreak this time around. Stegan Garner scored his second touchdown of the game midway through the fourth...

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November Share-A Meal to be held Nov. 27

November 24, 2013
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By STEVE AUST Share A Meal organizer The Share-A-Meal dinner for November will be a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, with smoked turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and pumpkin pie. The meal will be served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday Nov. the 27, at the Fellowship Hall of the Preston Presbyterian Community...

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Remembering Cattani

November 24, 2013
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By CLAUDIA ERICKSON Citizen staff writer Some new books were donated to the libraries in our community. These are given as a memorial to the life of Karla Geddes Cattani, who passed away in a tragic accident last winter. The books were purchased with funds provided by her friends of the community and colleagues...

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Holiday Boutique: An early Christmas for auxiliary

November 23, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County Medical Center held their Holiday Boutique at the Preston High School on Saturday with hundreds of people visiting over 35 booths with gifts, food and entertainment. Officials from FCMC said the event surpassed their expectations. It seemed like a lot of people had a good time...

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Dahle honored as citizen of the year by Farm Bureau

November 23, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer The Franklin County Farm Bureau held it’s annual awards banquet last Thursday night, where Marci Bingham was named Woman of the Year; Cloteele Dahle receIved Citizen of the Year and Taite Priestley was presented a check for $50, for his photography. Taite, the son of David and Amy...

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Won seat by four votes

November 23, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor OXFORD – In the incorporated town of Oxford, city council incumbents Claire Hatch and Phyllis Murphy each won by four votes apiece. That’s because there were only four, out of 50, residents who showed up at the polls last week to cast their vote. A few years back,...

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