The Franklin County Farm Service Agency is hosting an open housto celebrate the 35-year career of Layne Peterson. The public is invited to attend from 1-3 p.m., Dec. 18, at 98 E. 800 N. Suite 2, Preston. His last day is Jan. 3.

Preston City Police Department Ambulance assist. Stolen vehicle battery. Welfare check. Parking problem. 

Mink Creek By CLAUDIA ERICKSON It was with a sigh of relief that Robert Crosland welcomed his wife Phee and son Angleo Crosland back home. They had driven to the Midwest to the area where Angelo had served on his LDS mission, intending to tour the various places he had served. Then those fie…

The Presbyterian Community Church is hosting a soup supper followed by “Hearts Ringing: A Musical Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. at 206 East 200 North, Preston. 

Jim Summers, retired Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor from West Side High School, was recently awarded the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Lifetime Achievement Award. 

During the winter months, fuel-burning heat sources increase the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. While these devices provide comfort from the cold, thorough precautions are needed to protect against this silent killer.

Cal and Diane Hugie decorated their home at 424 S. Oakwood Dr., and won the third place award in the Festival of Lights Home decorating contest.

(Editorial Note: Part 85 of a series about developing situations in the early days that impacted the settlement of Franklin County. Sources:  Franklin County Citizen  October and November editions of 1918.)

The West Side Pirates have been preparing this week for competition in the Green River Wyoming tournament, which will begin tomorrow, Dec. 13.

The Indians were on the road last week with meets at Snake River and Grace. On Wed., Dec. 5, they will be at Century where the matches begin at 6:00 p.m. and JV starts first. Then they attend the Marsh Valley tournament on Dec. 7-8 which begins at 3 p.m.

The Lady Pirates lost both games this week but look forward to a game in Malad on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:00 p.m.

The Indians started December off right with a home conference win against Mountain Home. They opened the season with wins over Shelley and Reno, Nevada. Next up is a trip to Twin Falls on Friday Dec. 7 for a 7:30 p.m. game and Wood River on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4:00 p.m.

After a loss to Century at home, Preston moves on to host their annual Lady Indian Classic Tournament on Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 6-8.  Preston will play their first game on Thursday at 8 p.m. against Bountiful.  Malad, North Summit, Highland, Green Canyon, Marsh Valley and Ririe are …

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Chase Brandon Bingham, son of Greg and Marci Bingham of the Linrose Ward, has been called to serve in the Philippines Olongapo Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He will be preaching the gospel in the Tagalog language. He reports to the Provo Missionary Training Cent…

Judith Wood Mitchell will celebrate her 80th birthday on December 12th.  She was born December 12, 1938, in Lake Shore, Utah.  She is the oldest of four daughters born to Ferris and Adella Wood. She married David Mitchell in the Salt Lake Temple on January 3, 1957. They lived in Germany the …

Under the direction of Kennedy Welker and Seth Jones, Davis Cox stars in the musical production of “Elf, Jr,” which opens this weekend at the Worm Creek Opera House.

Dear editor, We would like to give our most sincere thanks to the community, from the bottom of our hearts for all of the hard work that went into making the fundraiser for the FCMC DDA possible. There are not enough words to tell you how much this means to us, and all of the clients that we serve.

Even with the commercial hints, it isn’t Christmas yet - we still have to get the pilgrims here. They represent that part of the holidays that stretches through to Jan. 1, the part that make us whole - gratitude.

Daniel R. Malouf and Natalie Olson are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Sarah Jane Malouf to Charles Arther James Olinger, son of John and Karen Olinger, on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. 

FROM CALIFORNIA - Sister Olivia Priestley, daughter of Dave and Amy Priestley, will return home Nov. 21, from serving in the California Ventura Mission. She speaks in the Franklin Second Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m.

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