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Indians split with Bear Lake

April 2, 2013
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Indians split with Bear Lake

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Preston Indians baseball team faced Bear Lake in a double header at home on March 26. They won the first game 7-4 and lost the second 10-5. “The first game we played was nearly flawless,” said Coach Brandon Ormond. “We had a strong pitching performance by Jason...

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WS track starts strong; does well at Cache-Box meet

April 2, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor DAYTON –The West Side boys’ track team is starting the season strong this spring. Coach Tyson Moser said last week the team went to a meet in Malad with nine schools. “The meet was not scored but the boys won 15 out of 18 events,” he said. “This...

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Every calf counts

March 30, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X3 1-23

A Mink Creek cattle ranch has caught the attention of the American Angus Association for excellence in sires  Story and photos by RODNEY D. BOAM    It’s calving time at the Mink Creek Cattle Company ranch and Greg Belew, the ranch manager, is putting in plenty of hours to make sure the new additions are...

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Rec sign-ups underway

March 29, 2013
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LAMONTS 5X4 3-6

T-ball deadline is May 10, softball deadline is May 3. Pick up registration forms at Preston City office building, Stokes MarketPlace, Big J’s, Kings, Bob’s Mart, Groll’s, Papa Jay’s in Clifton and Woodwards Market in Weston. T-ball ages are 4-6 year olds, softball ages are from 7-13 years of age. Directors said they are...

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Food bank donation a taxpayer option

March 28, 2013
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Food bank donation a taxpayer option

By CITIZEN STAFF  For the third straight year, Franklin County taxpayers can join others across the state in including a donation to the Idaho Food Bank Fund on their income taxes. The fund makes it possible for nonprofit food providers across the Gem state to request funding for emergency food purchases, assistance to expand...

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Baby calf motel: Structure offers protection

March 28, 2013
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PHEASANTS AUCTION 2X5

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Jim Naylor loves his baby calves and for the last 10 years has built a baby calf motel to keep the newborns out of the damp weather and cold. In late winter every year Naylor constructs a 40 X 60-foot enclosure out of 20, one-ton straw bales. He...

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