Authorities have located a Preston area man who’s been missing since Wednesday.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims nearly 40-percent of the populace (about 93 million people) in the U.S. were obese at the time of 2015-16.  Current studies reinforce what we already understand: obesity rates are alarmingly high, and populations continue to see steady in…

(Editorial Note: Part 111 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted the settlement of Franklin County. Sources: A History of Cache Valley, by Ross Peterson; Fairview History, the Growth Years, 1890-1987, edited by Luann B. Seamons; Franklin County Citizen, 1919; Base…

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.

Fiber has always been viewed as a boring but essential part of good nutrition. For decades it was thought to be useful in keeping the digestive tract healthy, curbing food cravings, lowering cholesterol, and preventing diet-related cancer. Now, scientists are taking a hard look at human gut …

Taylor Bowles, a first grade teacher at Pioneer Elementary, is the Preston Rotary Club’s April Teacher of the Month. Taylor is also currently serving as president-elect in the Preston Education Association. 

Preston Golf and Country Club’s Tuesday Men’s League played a Modified scramble the first week of June. Doug Roper and Substitute Scott Bailey shot the low round of the night with a 29. In the optional games, Joe Green/(sub)Garrett Ward, Kyle Jordan/Val Sparrow, and Mike Anderson/Steve Bergq…

Seniors Wes Talbot and Riley Parker were nominated by their coaches to participate in the East Idaho All Star Football game. There are 21 schools participating this year. The Preston players will be on the south team which consists of schools located south of Idaho Falls.

Last season Garrett Kelley was Preston’s only representative at the 4A state golf tournament where he finished just outside the top 10. This season he had the company of his teammates and they finished eighth overall with a 667 in team standings May 13-14 at the state championships at Twin F…

Taite Priestley and Andrew Iverson highlighted the final day of competition for Preston at the 4A State Championships, which were contested at Eagle High School. Priestley won the bronze medal in the high jump after clearing the bar at 6-2, and Iverson placed sixth in the 300 hurdles (41.30).

West Side finished their track season with a second-place trophy for the boys’ team with 91 points and the girls placed 11th with 21 on May 18 at the 2A state championships at Middleton High School. Four-time state champions, Nampa Christian placed first with 131.50 points and Aberdeen third…

How did a shy boy like Ethan Miller who has never traveled further away than Disneyland in California, plus the only person chosen from Idaho, wind up in London, England, performing in front of thousands for its 33rd year annual 2019 New Year’s Day Parade with the Varsity All-Americans cheer…

Preston Golf and Country Club hosted the Central Milling – Lewiston State Bank 2-Person Scramble on Saturday, May 4th. In the Championship Flight, Zach Zollinger was first gross with a 59. Dave and Ryan Seamons finished second with a 61. Mo Heath and Kourtney Knowles finished third with a 63…

Preston High hosted the 10-team Great Basin District Tournament on May 6, at the Preston Golf and Country Club. The top four teams and top four individuals qualified for the state tournament in Twin Falls on May 13-14, (scores not available at press time). 

Our flag is a powerful image of our national strength and American principles.  The flag has stood on the Moon.  Determined American soldiers raised our flag during the Battle of Iwo Jima.  It was flown on buildings after the September 11 attacks.  The coffins of our best and bravest, who pa…

Happy Birthday to Shirley Keller who turned 95 on June 3.  Mother of four girls, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of 32 and great-great grandmother of six with two more on the way.  She is a wonderful example of love and kindness.  A family celebration of her birthday was held on June 1.

Brandon & Mindy Hunt are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Cassidy Hunt to Ty Case son of Clayton & Terri Case. Ty is a graduate of Marsh Valley High School and Cassidy of Preston High School both of the Class of 2016. Ty went on to serve a mission in Nashville, Tenn…

Editor’s note: Franklin County’s business community is constantly on the move, with people coming and going. This new column will cover people and promotions. Send in your submissions to editor@prestoncitizen.com or call 208-852-0155.  We will begin with changes since Jan. 1 2019

Look Who’s Turning 90!!! Happy Birthday to the best Father, Grandfather, Great-Grand Father, and Uncle there ever was. We are all so blessed to have you in our lives. We hope you have a wonderful birthday with many more to come. Enjoy your day and know that your family loves you more than wo…

Kent & Barbra Talbot are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Celisa Talbot to Josh Purser, son of Vern & Paula Purser, on May 11, 2019.

TO NAUVOO – Sister Madilyn Arlene Olsen, daughter of Tracy and Cherise Olsen, of the Franklin 2nd Ward, has been called to serve as a Nauvoo Young Performing Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She reported to the Illinois Nauvoo Mission on May 1, 2019.

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