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Willow Flat, Albert Moser campgrounds open

May 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor At least two Franklin County Forest Service campgrounds will be open this year to recreational users over Memorial Day weekend and large crowds are expected with sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted. Potable water is available at Willow Flat, but not at Albert Moser. Willow Flat, the largest...

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Nucor grants

May 23, 2013
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Pioneer Elementary School teacher Chrystal Malcom works with her class on a reading project recently. Malcom was awarded $1050 to obtain a ceiling mounted projector in her classroom from the Nucor steel company. Nucor awarded five grants to the Preston School District. Kelly Blumberg from PJHS received $637 for an iPad and software to...

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More PSD employees announce retirement

May 23, 2013
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By LORI HUESSER  Preston School District Preston School District is announcing three more employees who are retiring at the end of the 2012-13 school year. They are Germaine Roberts, Elaine Womack and Lynn Womack. They were honored at a retirement reception on Monday, May 20. Germaine Roberts has been with the district for 16...

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‘Shootout’ held at Valley Wide re-opening

May 22, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Some 200 people showed up for the Valley Wide Home and Ranch grand re-opening and 2013 Purina Check-R-Board Days customer appreciation event on Friday to thank customers in the Preston community for their support. Valley Wide Home and Ranch kicked off the grand event Friday and it continued...

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Retention pond, flooding discussed by council

May 22, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Homeowners most impacted by seasonal flooding in the northeast section of Preston approached the city council to see if anything can be done to drain a water-retention pond and alleviate future problems. City officials explained a portion of a lot owned by Sheridee Earl was designated as a...

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Povey honored: Clifton native wins prestigious award

May 22, 2013
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Chuck Povey poses with Gunner, one of her horses, Friday.
Povey was chosen as the College of Southern Idaho’s
Female Athlete of the Year by College President Jerry
Beck at a banquet on May 1.

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Chuck Povey, of Clifton, was honored at College of Southern Idaho as the Female Athlete of the Year by college president Jerry Beck at a banquet recently. The West Side High School graduate was chosen from all the women’s sports teams at the college, including basketball, softball, volleyball...

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Group hands Franklin budget referendum

May 21, 2013
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Group demands year’s expenditures be amended    By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff FRANKLIN – During the regular Franklin City Council meeting council members and mayor Todd Hawkes were handed a referendum with 163 signatures demanding the budget and expenditures for 2012-2013 and the budget and expenditures for all future budgetary years be amended, eliminating the expenditures...

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Double wins at State

May 21, 2013
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West Side boys and girls track win titles  By CONNOR WALDRON  WS sports reporter and ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The long ride back to Dayton from Boise on Saturday evening was made a lot shorter for West Side track athletes knowing they had just made school history. Both the girls and...

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Campgrounds expected to be crowded

May 21, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Several campgrounds in and around Franklin County will provide outdoor enthusiasts plenty of venues for outdoor recreation during Memorial Day weekend. Local officials said Cub River is running very high, despite a lack of heavy snow in the mountains and water temperatures are extremely cold. Campers should take...

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Indians do well at state

May 21, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indians traveled to Boise for the 4A State Track meet last week. The final results came in with the girls placing 10th overall with 22 points and the boys 16th overall with 13.5 points. “Overall we felt good about the state meet,” said coach Brandon Lyon. “There...

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