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Student financial workshop set

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor LinxFoundation Humanitarian Mission is holding a free family self-reliance seminar for jr. high school students on Friday, March 22, at different times during the day. The seminar will be held in the library. The foundation is training jr. high students to help them individually and their families learn...

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PHS students pitch their anti-hybrid schedule sentiments to school board

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor About 150 Preston High School Students walked out of class on Tuesday about 2:15 p.m. to protest a proposed hybrid schedule the Preston School Board would like to implement next fall. They trooped down State Street shouting their opposition to the proposed schedule change. But it was otherwise...

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Patrons approve $90,000 WS levy override

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON – Patrons of the West Side School District overwhelmingly supported an annual supplemental levy override election on Tuesday, with 99 supporting the measure. Some 14 cast no votes. Only a simple majority was necessary to approve the measure. The results were made official when Franklin County Commissioners...

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The eagles have landed

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Several bald eagles have found a temporary home the past few days in large cottonwood trees in the Bear River bottoms west of Preston. Eagles can sometimes be seen in the Bear River Narrows canyon area and other portions of far northern Franklin County during winter months. But...

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‘Croods’ to be shown at Worm Creek Opera House

March 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor   The movie “The Croods” will be opening nationwide on March 22 and it will also be showing at Preston’s Worm Creek Opera House. Be one of the first to see it in Preston. Croods will be playing this weekend, March 22, 23 and 25. The world’s very...

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Council changes zoning rules

March 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston City Council members approved a change to the city’s zoning ordinance recently. The change eliminates group child care as a permitted use within a business district. It also prohibits new residential construction and enlargement of existing residences within a business zone. It does, however, allow improvements of...

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