Jan and Necia Seamons were named Lamplighter and Queen of Lights at the Candlelight Dinner on Nov. 6 in the Robinson Building. Family and friends were present to join in honoring the esteemed couple.
The majority of the Franklin City Council meeting Wed., Nov. 10, concerned a water investigation conducted on Maple Creek Ranch and presented by Eric Dursteler, from Forsgren Associates in Logan, Utah.
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A Relief Society activity for the sisters in the Preston 3rd Ward was held in November. Prior to this meeting the women wrote thank you notes to the Bishopric and Stake Presidency. The Bishop spoke at the Relief Society activity on “Gratitude.” He thanked the sisters for their compassionate …
Editorial Note: Part 248 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted Franklin County. Sources: Preston News, 1907-1911; Preston Booster, 1912; Cache Valley News, 1907; Hometown Album, compiled by Newell Hart; Baltzar Peterson Collection; Wikipedia; Biography of Wilford…
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.
The Preston Junior High School wrestling team finished in third place at the 5th District Tournament in American Falls on Nov. 12. American Falls, Preston, Marsh Valley and Snake River participated.
West Side will defend their state title in the championship round of the state football playoffs on Thursday, Nov. 18 at Holt Arena in Pocatello at 9 p.m.
The Preston girls and boys cross country teams competed in the Nike Northwest Regionals on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Eagle Island State Park in Boise.
West Side stomped Grangeville 48-8 on Nov. 6 at home, advancing them to the semifinals where they will face district rival Bear Lake.
Interest in middle school wrestling is growing, so much so that the superintendents in District 5 have agreed to split the upcoming district tournament.
The Preston cross country teams had an impressive day at the 4A cross country state championships Oct. 29, at Eagle Island State Park in Boise. The girls knocked-off defending state champion Skyline and district rival Pocatello to take the top spot this year, while the boys fell short of bac…
The Lady Pirates have had a fantastic season culminating in four straight wins at the 2A state volleyball championships to defend their state title and win back-to-back state championships.
At the 2A state cross-country meet in Boise at Eagle Island state park on Oct. 30 West Side took fourth place as a team with 116 points. North Fremont took first with 60, Salmon second at 64 and Nampa Christian third with 87. District rival Soda Springs came in fifth with 131.
Sitting for too long during the day can have a negative impact on health. Even those who put in an exercise session during the day, will see undesirable health effects if the rest of the day is spent in sedentary activities. (However, any exercise is better than nothing.) There is an easy wa…
“You can tell the difference in support when the band is involved,” said Preston City Councilman Terry Larsen at the last Preston City Council meeting. He and the other council members expressed their appreciation for the Preston High School Band members and lauded them for their achievement…
As fall unfolds and the days grow darker and colder, we’re faced with the possibility of getting the flu and COVID-19. Regardless of how we personally feel about vaccination, we can boost our immunity by eating nutritious foods.
Old Jasper Blankenship bought a deer license again this year, just as he’s done every year since Eisenhower was President. He sticks nickels and dimes in a jar all year long and smiles each time he contributes. By Fall, he’s saved up enough for a deer tag.
I think people should be more thankful for the world around them because it would help people not to litter. The only reason I would ever want to get into power or become a mayor is to help people and to tell them not to litter. I would remind them to take care of the earth around them. This…
Petunias, marigolds, zinnia, and other annuals grown in containers will die when frosts get too severe. Most perennials (plant that comes back year after year), however, can be maintained over the winter if steps are taken to protect them. I’m going to refer primarily to trees and shrubs, bu…
As an employee, or member of a music group, or a sports team, or a community, we often hear slogans — efforts to pep up our performance and operate at our best for optimum results.