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.

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.

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…

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.

“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…

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…

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