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County Fair underway

August 14, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The annual Franklin County Fair started on Saturday with a ranch rodeo in the arena at the fairgrounds. A variety of events will continue this week, from entertainment to the bull bonanza. “Things have come together,” Fair Committee Chair Wes Harris said. “We expect a good week, especially...

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Back to the Armory

August 13, 2013
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DEMO DERBY 2X8

Governor OK’s building for FCHS    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County High School has a new home, again. Students attending Franklin County High School will be meeting in the Idaho National Guard Armory, 594 N. State in Preston, as soon as the details can be worked out. Some patrons of the...

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Produce sold on honor system

August 13, 2013
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Marsha Johnson unloads freshly picked produce at her farmer’s market
at 21 S. 100 E. in Preston.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Preston and area residents and tourists can find locally grown produce almost in the center of town at a small farmer’s market stand that sells vegetables and fruits on the honor system. Carrots, corn, beets, cucumbers, beans, onions, Anaheim peppers, green peppers yellow squash, tomatoes, Swiss chard and...

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On the Farm

August 10, 2013
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Tyler Rallison said this is the vehicle used for taking his family up into
the woods for recreational drives. He tries to keep it especially clean for
that kind of use.

Working with a side-by-side  By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The side-by-side (SxS), or utility terrain vehicle (UTV), is a new tool in the shed of farmers and ranchers around the area these days. The increasingly popular farm and recreational vehicle is proving to be useful for anyone who needs to haul stuff that...

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Tickling your tastebuds

August 9, 2013
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Tyler Rallison said this is the vehicle used for taking his family up into
the woods for recreational drives. He tries to keep it especially clean for
that kind of use.

Papa Jay’s is a hidden secret  Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM  Papa Jay’s, in Clifton, 12 and half miles northwest of Preston, known for their flavored gourmet beef jerky. It’s is also the home of a great eatery. Papa Jay’s Deli is a great place to find some unique sandwiches, burgers, tasty...

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Car show

August 9, 2013
By
LAMONT TECH WANTED 5X3

Fifth-annual event scheduled for Aug. 17  By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The fifth-annual Franklin County Car Show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Preston City Park from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Car buffs from around the county and beyond will have the opportunity to show off their “pride and joy.”...

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