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Scramble this Friday

June 25, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston Golf and Country Club will be hosting a mixed (couples) scramble this Friday, June 27. It will be a 6 p.m. shotgun start with a maximum of 30 teams, according to John Van Vleet, general manager and local pro. “Cost is $20 for members with a cart...

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Ward named Marshal

June 24, 2014
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Joe Ward has been chosen to be the Grand Marshal for this year’s That Famous Preston Nigh Rodeo parade. Ward was born in Preston, Idaho, on Aug. 4, 1934, on the farm now owned by Kevin Hollingsworth. Later he moved to Clifton, Idaho. After serving a mission in Western Canada, he went to work...

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Glenn Beck back

June 24, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Glenn Beck, nationally known political speaker with ties to the area, will present a patriotic program at the Dahle Performing Arts Center as a fundraiser for three local organizations. Funds generated from the evening will go to three local organizations, the Worm Creek Opera House, Oneida Stake Academy...

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Idaho Days weekend

June 24, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Kacy Bowcut, in her third year at the helm as Idaho Days chairman, is ready for the celebration to begin. “Idaho Days should be exciting and fun,” Bowcut said. “There are a lot of new activities. We hope there is something for everyone.” She wants people to look...

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Work of pride

June 22, 2014
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Weaver’s have been hand-digging graves in the Whitney cemetery since 1889    There has been a Weaver sexton at the Whitney cemetery since it was founded in 1889, and today, David Weaver is still carrying on the tradition that began with his great-grandfather, Gilbert Edward Weaver. After Gilbert was unable to continue as sexton, the position...

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Photo Gallery- 4-H camp held in Alpine, Wyoming

June 20, 2014
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Photo Gallery- 4-H camp held in Alpine, Wyoming

Photos courtesy of Franklin County Extension Office. 

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David Archuleta to hold online chat with LDS Church officials

June 20, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor David Archuleta, former American Idol singer, announced he is going to connect with youth around the world with an online chat hosted by LDS Church youth leaders on June 24. In an effort to connect youth around the world and promote church values, Archuleta, David L. Beck, Young...

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Rodeo ticket booth ok’d

June 18, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A new That Famous Preston Night Rodeo ticket booth, sporting a western storefront theme, will be constructed in the next few weeks on the south end of the rodeo arena adjacent to the Lions hamburger booth. The city council gave its approval for construction of the booth after...

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Celebrating 99 years in the alley

June 18, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff writer Grace Veibell of Cornish celebrated her 99th birthday doing what she loves, having a party at the Pop N Pins bowling alley in Preston. Grace, a 1932 graduate of Preston High School, has been bowling at the Pop N Pins since before owner Del Ray Talbot purchased the...

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Tunnel project memories recounted

June 18, 2014
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By CITIZEN STAFF  (Editor’s Note: A story about the original pipeline installation taken from the Dayton City History recounts the memories of Lorus L. Kirkbride as provided by Ardella Kirkbride Bosworth.)  “Almost lost to history are the details and interesting stories of the Great Depression and water for the village of Dayton, Idaho,” Bosworth...

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