Chirstmas-decoration loving residents are encouraged to enter their decorated homes in the the annual holiday contest. They can do so online at http://www.idahofestivaloflights.org/decorating-contest.html

Monday was Veterans Day and residents around Franklin County made sure to recognize their appreciation by flying the American Flag, and some posted stories on Facebook about their loved ones who are also veterans. 

The Center for Disease Control announced Friday, Nov. 8, that scientists theorize that Vitamin E is behind a recent spate of deaths related to vaping. The lungs of the victims are coated with a sticky substance containing Vitamin E acetate — an additive in the production of e-cigarettes.

That Famous Preston Night Rodeo was awarded the Rodeo of the Year in its division of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association’s Wilderness Circuit. The Wilderness Circuit is one of 12 circuits that cover the United States under the PRCA. It covers Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and parts of Idaho.

Production Technologies Inc., of Logan, Utah, is relocating to Preston, and bringing with it about 30 new jobs that are well above the median income for Franklin County,” said Calvin Sharp, owner of the company and resident of Franklin County. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median …

The last weekend of September held only a hint of Indian Summer for Preston. The rain and snow in the forcast did not deter local elementary teacher Dee Dee Ford from setting out on an epic adventure.

Preston Indian’s football season came to end on Friday night during their playoff game against the Minico Spartans with the loss of 47-21 in Rupert. Preston finished their season 5-5.

Jacob Moffat took home a title as the overall winner in the 2A 5 district cross country meet on Oct. 24, in Pocatello with a season record of 16:29.1. He led the Pirates to a second place team finish of 37 points. Soda Springs took the team title with 27 points and Bear Lake came in third wi…

The Preston boys and girls cross-country teams ran well at the 4A 4-5 district meet on Oct. 24, at the Portneuf Wellness Complex. Both teams qualified to run in the state meet on Nov. 2, which will also be at the Portneuf Wellness Complex in Pocatello this season. The top five teams qualify …

Preston ended their regular football season with a loss in a non-conference game against the Snake River Panthers 36 — 20, but the Indian’s season isn’t over yet. The team received an at-Large bid in the Idaho 4A Great Basin 10 playoffs and will travel to Minico on Friday to face off once ag…

The West Side Pirates head into the state playoffs on Friday at 6 p.m. at home against Ririe. The Bulldogs, under Coach Jim Newton, have an overall record of four wins, three losses. The Pirates’ record stands at seven wins, and one loss, and they rank 20th in the state.

Scott and Kelly Womack, of Franklin, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Katelyn, to Thomas Robert Chadwick, son of Tye and Jan Chadwick, of Windsor, Colorado.

Austin Larsen son of Todd and Mabel Larsen recently returned from the Olongapo Philipines mission. He reported in the Preston 11th ward Oct. 27.

Gerald and JoAnn Smith are celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary in November. Gerald Hess Smith was born and raised in Georgetown Idaho. JoAnn Andrus Smith grew up in Salt Lake City Utah. They meet while attending Brigham Young University in Provo Utah. They dated and soon fell madly in…

On October 22nd, Vaudis Sharp Porter celebrated a great milestone — her 100th birthday. On her 95th birthday she said, “Well, I’ve made it this far, I may as well make it to a hundred.” When Vaudis sets a goal, she accomplishes it.

Dear Editor, In September we received a call from the elementary school. Our daughter hit her head during recess, was bleeding, and we were needed at the school as quickly as possible. My wife started driving towards the school. Unfortunately, in front of the National Guard Armory, she got s…

Collin James Ransbottom, son of Jay and Franette Ransbottom of the Cub River Ward, has recently returned from serving a full time mission in the Sydney, Australia mission.

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