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Suspect in homicide investigation identified

April 27, 2014
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By Amy Macavinta, Logan Herald Journal Preston police have released few details about a homicide that took place early Saturday morning, but booking records show that 41-year-old James Pilgrim has been booked into the Franklin County Jail on suspicion of homicide and aggravated assault. Police Chief Ken Geddes said the incident occurred around 2...

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Easter Egg Rush

April 27, 2014
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cit WOMEN AND THE PRIESTHOOD 3X2

Photos and story by  TERESA CHIPMAN   Preston’s annual Easter Egg Hunt was well attended. The event was organized by Hunzeker Ford and included some new additions. There were painted plywood cutouts for picture taking and a new category in the hunt to accommodate those with special needs. The weather was beautiful and everyone...

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Preston death investigated as homicide; names withheld

April 26, 2014
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Herald Journal staff report Preston police are withholding the names of a suspect and victim in a shooting death early Saturday morning. Police Chief Ken Geddes said his department needs time to evaluate evidence before releasing details about the incident that occurred around 2 a.m. in a house at 801 W. 800 North. Geddes...

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F&G accepting applications

April 26, 2014
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PRESTON SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS B&W

Gov. “Butch” Otter is accepting applications to fill two positions on the seven-member Idaho Fish and Game Commission. One of them is from the Southeast Region, which includes Franklin County. The other is from the Southwest area. The Southeast opening will replace Randy Budge. To be appointed, a successful candidate must be a resident...

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Easy listening: West Side holds fine arts competition

April 26, 2014
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cit GRADUATE 3X10 2014

By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Several West Side students participated last Thursday in the district’s annual Fine Arts Competition. The first place winners were: piano, Taya Nash and Whitney Cox, second; vocal, Mindy Weeks and Mason Gittins, second; instrumental, Kelsi Chugg; art (painting) Valerie Golightly and Chugg, second; drawing, Golightly and...

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Recent precip helps farmers

April 25, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Back–to-back months of above average precipitation across Franklin and other southeastern Idaho counties have boosted water supplies and turned frowns on the faces of farmers upside down. Available water for irrigation in Franklin County made an amazing recovery due to February and March precipitation, according to Ivan Jensen,...

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