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Quick 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.

(Editorial Note: Part 255) of a series of further developments in the early days that impacted Franklin County. Sources: Preston Citizen, February 1975; Cache Valley Newsletter, compiled and edited by Newell Hart; Memories of Seth Kunz.)

Preston High School students who pursue agricultural education have a friend in Carl Swainston. He just created a scholarship fund to aid those students who qualify to compete at the national Future Farmer of America (FFA) competitions, said Dax Keller, a trustee of the Preston School Board.…

For over 70 years, the Preston Elks Lodge, starting with five families to serve in Franklin County to provide a Christmas Basket with food and hygiene items, has hit up to as many as 808 families during that time.

(Editorial Note: Part 254 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted Franklin County. Sources: Franklin County Citizen, 1914-1932; Southeastern Advocate, 1914; Cache Valley Newsletter, compiled by Newell Hart; Gems of Our Valley, compiled and edited by Vivian Simmons …

Quick 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 Pirates are off to a good start with big conference wins over Malad and Soda Springs last week. They play the other two conference teams this week. West Side will be on the road against Bear Lake tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. and host Aberdeen on Friday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and…

The Indian grapplers traveled to the Rollie Lane wrestling tournament at the Nampa Ford Center on Jan. 7-8. They host West Side on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. and will attend the Bobcat Brawl at Sky View in Smithfield on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 14-15.

The West Side boys completed season sweeps of both their opponents last week with wins over Grace and Firth at home. They open conference play at home against Malad on Thursday, Jan, 13, and Soda Springs on Saturday, Jan. 15. Both games tip off at 7:30 p.m. with JV at 6 p.m. The freshmen pla…

The Lady Pirates split their conference games last week beating Bear River and losing to Aberdeen. They host Declo tonight Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and travel to Malad for another conference game on Friday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. The JV play Declo at 6 p.m. and Malad at 5:30 p.m. Freshmen …

Preston improved to 12-1 on the season after winning both their games last week. The Indians host Hillcrest tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 12 and Pocatello in their first conference game on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The games begin at 7:30 p.m. with JV and freshmen at 6 p.m. Both Pocatello and Century hav…

The Lady Indians opened the New Year with a conference win at home on Jan. 5 against Pocatello. They traveled to Century on Jan. 11 for a second conference game (score unavailable at press time). A road game with Pocatello is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Preston will host…

The West Side boys split their final games of 2021 beating Firth and losing to North Fremont. They host Grace tonight, Wednesday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Firth on Friday, Jan. 7 at the same time. The Pirates defeated both teams earlier in the season.

Alan and Cindy Biggs, and Patrick and Marie Klomp, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children, Chenoah Biggs and Trayson Smith, on Dec. 17, 2021.

We would like to thank everyone for their care and support of our family through this difficult time. The outpouring of love and generosity has been very much appreciated. To the Preston 2nd Ward compassionate services, thank you all so much for the meal you provided. Thank you to Officer Kn…

Americans see their freedoms eroding. They are increasingly concerned about the drift of the United States into socialism-communism which ultimately is rule by a small elite. This drift coincides with America’s deviation from its constitutional principles at the federal, state and local leve…

Old Jasper Blankenship went out to hunt deer the other day, the same way he’s done for decades now. Deer season has changed a lot for Jasper over the many years he’s been at it. As a kid, he couldn’t wait until he was old enough to get a license, because he wanted to bring a buck home to sho…

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