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Ag class poinsettias ready

November 13, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Poinsettias, grown by several Preston High School ag students, will go on sale to the general public on Monday, Nov. 17. Each summer the students break away from hot-weather activities and get their hands dirty, planting the Christmas-flower starts. This year work was done in a new greenhouse...

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FB banquet held

November 13, 2014
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By JEAN CARTER  Citizen staff Last week, the Franklin County Farm Bureau held its annual banquet, celebrating 75 years of the Idaho Farm Bureau Association. Richard Free, who was emcee, introduced special guests Justin Patten, Southeastern Idaho regional manager; Tyler Zollenger, the state bureau’s treasurer; Mark Harris, Bear Lake County; and Grant Moses, of...

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GPBA: Shop local turkey giveaway

November 12, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor The Greater Preston Business Association announced plans for a holiday promotion aimed at drawing people to downtown Preston and showing their appreciation for area residents who “Shop Local First.” For the four Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the association will conduct drawings for free frozen turkeys for people...

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Review winter weather preparedness plans

November 12, 2014
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By WARREN WILDE  Franklin County Homeland Security coordinator This week, Nov. 9-15, is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Idaho. It is an excellent time for all individuals, families, businesses, schools and radio stations to review their winter weather preparedness plans. It is especially important for persons new to the region to become familiar with...

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Festival nears

November 11, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor There is plenty to talk about as the Festival of Lights draws closer. State Street will be closed from 11:30 a.m. until after the Grand Lighted Parade, Saturday, Nov. 29, for the Festival of Lights activities. “We want to encourage people to come spend the afternoon on State...

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Smithsonian in town

November 11, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor As part of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit, Dr. F. Ross Peterson, an emeriti’s professor in the History Department at Utah State University, will speak on Sports: How they change American Perceptions on Race Gender and Ability. He is currently writing a volume on his love for baseball. Petersen...

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