(Editorial Note: Part 78 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted the settlement of Franklin County. Sources: US Census records of 1870, 1880 and 1900; CVNewsletter, Vol ,4, #86, Vol 3, #47; Progressive Men of Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Fremont and Oneida Counties…

Winners of Bomgaar’s Second Annual Dutch Oven Cook Off Food Pantry Fundraiser were Tom Adams, Mason Croft and Danny Palmer, said John Moore, Manager at Bomgaars. 

The Franklin County Commissioners amended and extended a contract with County Building Inspector Randy Henrie for another year. Henrie has received many salutes throughout the past year for doing an outstanding job, not only for the county, but for the City of Preston and other cities in the…

The favorite quilts of the Preston Piecer’s annual quilt show were made and submitted by Carol Beutler (first), Leslie Bergeson (second) and Joe Noble (third). They were determined by public vote by those who attended the three day event last week, held at the Bear River Archery Building. Se…

      Representatives of Southeastern Idaho Council of Government (SICOG) in Pocatello, Idaho, Michael Patton and Krystal Harmon, updated Franklin City the progress of the grant for the Franklin City park.                                   

The Preston Indians host their last home game of the regular season Friday on the heels of a recent win. It will be a night to honor the senior players as well. Preston was victorious against Pocatello, 40-20, Oct. 12 and the win sent the players into the playoffs

The PHS volleyball team played its last game on Oct. 11, when they traveled to Mountain Home and fought hard in the loser out play-in game. They tookit all the way to five sets 25-20, 19-25, 17-25, 25-22, 14-16.

The Lady Indians will advance to the final game determining their eligibility for state after defeating Pocatello 1-0 at home Oct. 11. They will host Wood River on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. According to Coach Brandon Lyon, Wood River is a seasoned team with a strong defense and has played…

The Indian soccer team played a tough match against Twin Falls on Oct. 11, but in the end came up short. Their season ended after a double overtime did not resolve the 1-1 tie of regulation and went to a shoot out. Both teams made the first four PKs but Preston missed the fifth and Twin Fall…

The Lady Indians fell to Century on the road in a shoot-out. They will host Pocatello at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, after the boys game. Preston tied Pocatello 2-2 in their first match-up but defeated them 8-4 the second time around. Coach Brandon Lyon is not taking anything for granted th…

The Preston boys kept their soccer season alive with a victory over Mountain Home on Oct. 9. They host Twin Falls on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. The Indians beat Twin Falls 1-0 when they met in the regular season. Both teams face elimination if they lose, so it will be a tight contest.

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Dear community, On behalf of the Preston Junior High Science Department, we wanted to extend our appreciation for your continued support of our department. Students, parents, family, friends, and neighbors in the community have very generously supported the science department with the chocol…

TO TEXAS - Jaydan Kurtis Smith, son of Matthew and Mandee Smith, of the Preston Third Ward, will report to the Missionary Training Center in Provo , Utah, on October 17. He will be serving a mission in the Texas Houston Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The family of Gordon J. Seamons will celebrate his 90th Birthday at an Open House held in his honor on October 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Paradise Third Ward Cultural Hall, located in Paradise Utah, next to the old Cracker Barrel. NO gifts please! For those unable to attend, Birthday W…

Bailey Roberts and Jace Johnson are getting married! The wedding is on Friday, October 12, 2018 in the Logan Utah Temple. That evening a reception will be held at the Freckle Farm Greenhouse in Hyde Park, Utah from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  They, along with their parents; Brandon and Laura Rober…

To the editor: Ignorance is a horrible thing. Painfully worse, ignorance on steroids, i.e. the sewers known as social media, can be more destructive than an atom bomb dropped in a heavily populated city.

Jake and Shannon Geddes, together with Brandon and Marylynn Smith, joyously announce the marriage of their children Andee Marie and Braxton Lamont. The couple will be married October 6, in Lewiston, UT. A reception with be held in their honor that evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Smith …

Frank and Susan Priestley recently enjoyed their 50th Wedding anniversary. 50 years together is a neat thing. Fifty happy, fun filled years is amazing.  Truly amazing examples of what marriage can be.

TO SOUTH AFRICA - Preston David Clawson, son of Andy and Kristy Clawson, has been called to the Johannesburg South Africa LDS mission. He will speak in the Clifton 2nd Ward on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m.  He leaves for the South Africa MTC on Tuesday Oct. 9.

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