On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Alden Swainston Sperry, 95, passed away at Utah Valley Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

The setting for Weston City’s October Council meeting was idyllic. The shed was bathed in golden sunlight as the sun set and made it not to warm or to cold. That said, once the sun was down the temperature dropped quick and the large door was shut. Despite not having enough council members t…

A Book and Cookie Night at the Larsen-Sant Library will be hold from 4 — 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Participants may choose a book and go home with a treat. The event is sponsored by the library and Franklin County Reading.

The winning pumpkins of the the first annual Franklin County 4-H Giant Pumpkin Growing Contest are on their way to Salt Lake City to become boats in the ninth annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta on Oct. 19 at Oquirrh Lake, said Courtney Webster, mother of Winnie and Ned Webster who won the cont…

Blade Manning, 23, hopes local votes qualified him to have his work showcased at SEMA this year. It is the premier world automotive specialty products trade show in Las Vegas Nov. 5-8. He entered his work on a 1962 Oldsmobile F-85 Cutlass he and his father completely restored in the Battle o…

Century, Pocatello and Preston high schools will form a three-team conference for all sports and activities for the 2020-22 classification cycle.

The Lady Indians maintained their third seed position as the final games of the regular season concluded. They will host Jerome at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, for their opening game of the 4A 5-6 district tournament. Saturday, Oct. 12, they will either be at Pocatello or against Canyon Ridge.

The PHS volleyball team traveled to Minico on Oct. 8, and play in Pocatello on Thursday, Oct. 10. The Indians will finish out the regular season at home against Pocatello on Tuesday, Oct. 15. They will honor their seniors before the match. Both games begin at 7:30 p.m. with JV and freshmen s…

Preston had a great finish to the regular season with district wins over Jerome and Twin Falls securing fourth seed in the Great Basin district tournament.

The West Side Pirates were on the road to Malad on Friday with a district match with the Dragons. Malad received the ball and the West Side defense held strong causing a Dragon fumble. The West Side offense could not capitalize on the advantage and it would be the Dragons to post the first s…

Following a fall to the Minico Spartans and loss of Scott Dunn to a broken arm, the Preston Indians will host Burley on Friday. They invite the public to come cheer them on as they hope to secure a place in the season play offs.

A fire erupted in a haystack during the pre-dawn hours of Sept. 29, at the Howard Dee Nelson farm, on the corner of 4800 South and 800 East.

Happy 80th Birthday to Charlotte Skinner, the most wonderful, giving, and loving mom ever. You are the greatest! Love, your family

With school starting, it seems like children are more likely to get sick with colds and the flu. They bring it home to the rest of the family. Surveys show that Americans suffer a billion colds each year. The flu adds even more illness. While not foolproof, there are ways to lower you and yo…

Lucille was born and raised in Highland, Utah. She married Kenneth Roberts in 1947. Work brought them to Preston in 1957. Lucille is the mother of three children, Sharleen, Gary and Dale, all deceased.

Delbert McLain dropped in at the Mule Barn yesterday for a quick cup. He was wearing his usual suit and tie, despite the heat. Usually Delbert does his coffee drinking and socializing out at the country club where the business guys go. We’ve been there, and the chairs don’t fit as well.

The board of the Oneida Stake Academy Foundation appreciates the many individuals, companies, and local businesses who contributed to the success of the first annual Four-man Scramble Golf Tournament held on August 16. 

Randy and Jill Wanner are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kiara Wanner, to Jake Eames, son of Mark Eames and Sherri Eames, on Saturday, August 31, 2019. A reception in their honor will be held that evening at Deer Cliff Inn from 6-8 p.m. All friends and family ar…

Chelsie Maughan and Jonathan Pascale are happy to announce that on Friday, September 6th, 2019, in Bluffdale, Utah they will become husband and wife in a small private ceremony.

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