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Telephone scams hitting locals

February 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Several telephone scams are circulating in the area that law enforcement officials want people to be aware of. Sheriff Dave Fryar said he is aware of some residents who have received calls from someone who says they represent Microsoft. “They say there are problems with the person’s computer...

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Ice on lakes getting thin

February 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor With fairly warm temperatures the past two weeks and expected further warming, fishing enthusiasts need to be extremely careful about ice conditions on area reservoirs. Korey Owens, local fish and game officer, said he checked conditions on Johnson Reservoir, east of Preston, on Thursday. “The anglers we checked...

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‘Ag Gag’ bill goes to Legislature

February 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor It has been a wild and crazy past few days at the Idaho Legislature, according to Rep. Marc Gibbs, with three proposed bills taking the majority of the time. One of the bills Franklin County residents will surely hear about is Senate Bill 1337, which has been labeled...

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PHS sends 4 to state

February 26, 2014
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By KATIE GREGORY  For The Citizen Four wrestlers from Preston High School are headed to Boise for state wrestling this week. They proved their drive for victory at a district tournament last week. Tayson Reid won second and Austin Harris, third. Justin Longhurst and Samuel Seamons placed fourth. They were matched against some tough...

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Franklin City passes plan

February 26, 2014
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Road map in place, the city wants to reach goals   By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin City passed their comprehensive plan recently. “Every city is required have the city to building and zoning and land use a picture of what the town should look like in the future,” Franklin City Clerk, Lael...

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Another State Street store closing

February 25, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor A long time State Street business is calling it quits. Manager and partner Steve Bergquist has painted a notice on the window of True Value MART they are closing the store after 27 years in downtown Preston. The store at 44 S. State is winding down and inventory...

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