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Preston boys successful

December 10, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The boys basketball team had a successful week against Minico and West Side, beating the Spartans on the road and the Pirates at home. They will head to Marsh Valley on Wednesday, Dec. 11, to play at 7:30 p.m. and Century on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m....

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Academy donations offer tax deductions

December 9, 2013
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The Oneida Stake Academy is decorated for the holidays and the
Academy Foundation would like to let the public know there are options
other than cash donations that will help restore the building.

By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer Individuals looking for end of the year tax-deductions can find a worthy cause to support in the restoration of the Oneida Stake Academy building as a community center/museum of local history. Board members of the Oneida Stake Academy Foundation want to let the public know there are...

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Manuel Patino does well on his road trips

December 7, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Each week Manuel Patino packs up his used U-Haul box truck or his 2013 Dodge Extra Cab and 18-foot trailer with merchandise from his store on 82 So. State Street in Preston and goes on a road trip. He stops at migrant trailers and neighborhoods from Preston to...

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Industrial park study discussed by county commission

December 6, 2013
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CHRISTMAS CARDS 2X5 2013

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A proposal to fund a study of a new industrial park location in Franklin County was made on Tuesday to Franklin County Commissioners by Kathy Ray, four-county economic development advisor. The reason for the proposed study, according to Ray, is the current industrial park located on 800 West...

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Books are in for ‘Let’s Talk About It’

December 6, 2013
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By CITIZEN STAFF  The books have arrived, ready to be checked out for next year’s “Let’s Talk About It” program at the Larsen-Sant Library. “Humor and Satire” is the theme selected for the annual program, that will be held every other Wednesday, from Jan. 8 to March 6, at 7 p.m. at the library,...

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Tree safety: Safety tips issued by fire department

December 6, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Christmas is three weeks away and decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase chances of fire. Franklin County Fire District Fire Marshal Scott Martin said following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles...

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