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Fish with an officer

June 27, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor There is an opportunity to fish for free at Johnson Reservoir on Wednesday, July 9. The reservoir is located approximately three miles east of Preston. Fish and Game officers from Franklin County and throughout the southeast region will be bringing the Take Me Fishing Trailer to the small...

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WS FFA does well at state event

June 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor West Side’s FFA chapter returned from a state competition in Moscow with a third place overall in ag mechanics and several high placings by individuals in various events. Several FFA members and advisor Jim Summers attended a weeklong career development event at the University of Idaho campus recently....

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Youth heading to National Junior High Rodeo finals

June 26, 2014
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By NECIA P. SEAMONS  Citizen staff writer Five local youth are representing Franklin County at the National Junior High Rodeo finals in Des Moines, Iowa, this week. One of them is a state champion. Jake Pulsipher, Tucker Smith, Brody Smith, Coryn Bodily and Paige Bennett all qualified in the state junior high rodeo held...

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New deputy named

June 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Amy Beth Pitcher, of Preston, has been hired by Franklin County as a new patrol deputy. The sheriff’s office has also undergone some restructuring and Deputy Colby Balls has been promoted to Patrol Sergeant. Pitcher will be attending the POST academy soon and then will begin field training....

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Auto maintenance key to better gas mileage

June 26, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor With fuel prices on an upward trend, good driving repair and maintenance habits can help the average motorist achieve significant fuel savings. Prices at the pump have gone up over 30 cents a gallon in the last 60 days and the “big picture” prognosis from AAA Idaho is...

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Charges filed in accident

June 25, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor A motion has been filed in Franklin County Court to amend charges from inattentive driving to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter related to a two-vehicle, head-on crash in the Mink Creek area on June 13. One of four individuals injured in the accident died on June 17, according to prosecutor...

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