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Gilt Edge tourney this Saturday

August 8, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston Golf and Country Club will be hosting a Gilt Edge Flour Mill Four-ball (Best Ball) Championship on Saturday, Aug. 10. It will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The entry fee for members is $40 and it is $50 for non-members. Gilt Edge Flour Mill will be...

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400 East intersection open

August 7, 2013
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WEST MOTOR STEVENS

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Work has finally ended on a project to open 400 East at U.S. 91 in Preston. City officials have been discussing the effort for several months. The project started in June and was finished on Aug. 2. The road was opened on Monday. The access to the highway...

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Preston schools implement new curriculum

August 7, 2013
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LONGING FOR HOME 3X5

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern Preston schools have adopted a new curriculum that will be implemented this upcoming school year. The curriculum will focus heavily on math and English in hopes of creating a generation better prepared for either post-secondary education or the workforce. Though Preston has adopted the new curriculum, Preston will not...

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5-star rating: Beutler Middle School highest scoring in state

August 7, 2013
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5-star rating: Beutler Middle School highest scoring in state

By SPENCER BARZEE  West Side Superintendent DAYTON – The Idaho Department of Education released official results from a star-rating system, which rates schools on a scale of one through five. Scoring a five is the highest rating a school can receive. One of the most notable achievements in the state of Idaho was Beutler...

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July 27, sets record for coldest

August 7, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor July was another warm month, but Franklin County area broke no extreme heat records. In fact, one record was broken for the coldest maximum temperature. July was the ninth warmest month since weather records have been kept, according to King Smith, who keeps official weather records for the...

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Relay for Life exceeds goal

August 6, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  Citizen staff writer The first annual Relay for Life event culminated at the Preston High School track on Friday and Saturday August 2-3. Thirty-six teams and 483 participants raised $68,137.89, more than doubling a goal set early this summer. An all-night program started off with a survivor lap at 6 p.m....

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County Fair activities coming together

August 6, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The annual Franklin County Fair will start this Saturday with a ranch rodeo in the arena at the fairgrounds and will continue next week with a variety of events, from entertainment to the bull bonanza. “Things have come together,” fair committee chair Wes Harris said. “We expect a...

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Collaborating with artist

August 6, 2013
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Durrant seeks help with funding    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Former Preston High School music sensation Matthew R. Durrant, a doctoral student at University of Utah, is collaborating with Icelandic photographer/ film maker Svavar Jonatansson on a film depicting the beautiful landscapes of southern Utah in a unique way. Jonatansson takes several...

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New projector installed

August 6, 2013
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New projector installed

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern “I’ve never seen a sharper picture before,” Franklin County Theatre Arts Council member Paul Swainston said as he saw a digital projection on the screen for the first time. A digital projector was installed last week at the Worm Creek Opera House. The installation concludes a several month long...

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Relay for Life- photo gallery-Aug 2, 2013

August 6, 2013
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Relay for Life- photo gallery-Aug 2, 2013

Photos by TERESA CHIPMAN 

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