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Jr. high principal named

May 15, 2013
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valley wide Grand Re-opening

Smithfield man to lead students next fall   By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Curtis Jenson, English Department chair at Logan High School, has accepted an offer to be the principal at Preston Junior High School. Jenson is a Cache Valley native, who grew up on a farm Amalga. He graduated from Sky View...

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West Side football camp to start May 28

May 15, 2013
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ADVANCED BLINDS 2X2

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor This spring the West Side football coaches and players are putting on a three-day camp for all incoming second-eighth graders. Head coach Tyson Moser said the camp will begin on Tuesday, May 28, and end the following Thursday. “We will begin at 9 a.m. and finish by 11...

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County purchases ground

May 14, 2013
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BECKSTEAD DOW 10-17 3X2

Land acquired for future fair expansion    By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Franklin County has purchased approximately seven acres of land just west of the existing fairgrounds for future expansion possibilities of fair buildings and rodeo facilities. Commissioner Scott Workman said the land purchase has just been completed for an undisclosed amount. “The...

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Big success: Drive lands 6,400 lbs. of food

May 14, 2013
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STRICTLY BALLROOM 4x5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Preston postmaster Val Porter said 6,400 pounds of food were collected by postal carriers across Franklin County on Saturday as part of a National Association of Letter Carriers “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive campaign. The Stamp Out Hunger drive is a nationwide effort to provide items to local...

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Preston coach optimistic about team next two years

May 14, 2013
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Lava Preston Citz 3x8 BW 05-13

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian softball team played Pocatello at home in a double header on Tuesday, April 30 and lost both, 8-0 and 15-5. “The game of if’s, coulda’s, shoulda’s and woulda’s is sometimes the mentality behind playing softball, not only for players, but for the most part of coaching,”...

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Arts-related fund applications now being accepted

May 11, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 A-C CHECK

By CITIZEN STAFF  Applications to help fund arts-related projects in Franklin County are being accepted by the F.M., Anne G. and Beverly B. Bistline Foundation Fund. The fund is administered by the Idaho Community Foundation. Grants may be considered in two categories: supporting arts activities that will provide entertainment or art-related education to the...

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