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The summer travel season unofficially begins with the Memorial Day weekend. As families head to their travel destinations, the Idaho Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and police across the state are reminding drivers to “Click It Don’t Risk It.”

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ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with local high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

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Quick highlights from the journalist history of Franklin County over the past 100 years Taken from the newspaper archives of the Franklin County Citizen and Preston Citizen.

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(Editorial Note: Part 59 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted the settlement of Franklin County. Sources: Franklin County Citizen, 1922,1943, 1968; Washington District 1 VFW.org; Remembrance Poppy, History by Zim.com. )

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 University of Idaho Extension invites anyone interested in how to safely can, dry or freeze their garden’s bounty to enroll in Preserve@Home, an online food preservation class to teach individuals how to safely preserve a variety of foods. Participants learn how to produce high-quality, pre…

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The Rotary Club has named Camille Jensen, a science teacher at Preston Junior High, the April Teacher of the Month. 

Sports

 Garrett Kelley finished just six points away from the top 10 4A players in the state at the 4A state golf tournament on Tuesday, May 15, and just seven away from district foe Trey Fullmer who shot a 152 for seventh place. Bishop Kelly’s Dick Roberts carded a 137 to win the individual title.

Nine runs in the bottom of the fifth gave Preston everything they needed to defeat visiting Century 13-3 on Senior Night, Wednesday, May 2. They travel to Century tomorrow, Friday, May 3, to play their final game of the regular season.

Preston travels to Blackfoot on Friday, May 4, to open the 4A 5-6th District Tournament with a doubleheader beginning at 4 p.m. On Saturday, May 5, they will host Blackfoot at 1 p.m. Preston must win the series in order to advance. The loser is eliminated from the tournament.

Obituaries

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On May 19, 2018 our beautiful and precious wife and mother Flo…

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I attend a lot of meetings. Not as many as some, but more than others. I admire those who can go from meeting to meeting and maintain a sense of focus and a caring attitude. I enjoy watching participants because there are always interesting behaviors to observe.

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