Fred Titensor, Preston, was inducted into the Preston FFA Hall of Fame. He was recognized at an appreciation breakfast held at the school Feb. 21, in which the chapter provides a breakfast for it supporters community-wide.

(Editorial Note: Part 95 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted the settlement of Franklin County. Sources: Hometown Album compiled by Newell Hart; Cache Valley Newsletter, published by Newell Hart; Legacy of Wrestling; Oneida Stake Academy Blog; Franklin County C…

CLARIFICATION from newsletter ending on 2/8/19: I mentioned that Chairman Harris was not letting an anti-abortion bill be heard in State Affairs Committee. Please do not confuse Representative Steve Harris with our District 32 Senator Mark Harris. Our Senator Mark Harris had nothing to do wi…

After last week’s Supreme Court decision that Proposition 2 is constitutional, the Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted to print a bill dealing with Medicaid Expansion. The bill includes some “sideboards” with authorization to implement an optional workforce development program for thos…

Jaynee (Paskins) Nadolski has been selected as the 2019 ATHENA® Leadership Award recipient by the Ogden-Weber Chamber Women in Business Committee. The 31st Annual ATHENA® Leadership Award Ceremony and Luncheon was held in January at the Timbermine Steakhouse in Ogden, Utah.               The…

In plants, iron is involved in the formation of chlorophyll. This is the compound that gives leaves their green color. Chlorophyll is a vital part of photosynthesis, the process by which plants take light energy and convert it into usable plant energy and growth. Hence, iron-deficient plants…

PHS had a strong finish at the 4A Great Basin District wrestling tournament Feb. 14-15 in Jerome. They will send four grapplers to the state tournament in Pocatello Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22-23 at the Holt arena. 

Brandon Bergquist, Preston, won $520 for reeling in the biggest catch of the Fifth Annual Woodward Country Store Ice Fishing Derby. Bergquist caught a 23-1/2 inch Trout from Twin Lakes. 

The Lady Indians lost in the final 10 seconds of the third-place game of the district tournament to second seeded Mountain Home. After leading the entire game Preston couldn’t stop Mountain Home who outscored the Indians 16-7 in the fourth quarter and took its first lead of the game with 10 …

Billie Hatch knew she would be getting good news if she received a phone call from her college head coach, though she still couldn’t believe what she heard after accepting his call.

Preston closed out the regular season with two big conference victories that solidified their second seed position in the upcoming 4 A –45 district tournament. The Indians will open the tournament at home against Burley or Wood River beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The West Side Pirates wrapped up the regular season at home Feb. 8, against the Aberdeen Tigers and honored their senior players Stockton Brown, Brock Gittins, Jake Moser, Dillon Robinson and Marino Vendova.

The Lady Indians still have a shot at state after beating Jerome and losing to Century in the 4A Great Basin district tournament.  Tuesday, Feb. 5 they played a loser out game against Twin Falls (score not available at press time). Twin is a team they beat by five earlier in the season and i…

Dear Editor, I just want to thank Ron Smellie and John Beverley for helping me understand the reasoning behind not hearing the Preston Indian games on the radio. It seems they have a contract with Utah State University, so if they have a game, they have priority over the high school games.

Darlene Henderson and Bill Perry Nalder joyfully announce their marriage on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Logan LDS Temple. All friends and relatives are invited to an open house from 4:00-6:00 p.m. that afternoon at the Cobblestone 1st Ward 420 West 100 North, Providence, Utah. The coup…

      Some of us are hearing from constituents with concerns that Idaho may attempt to weaken our gun laws.  Let us set the record straight.  Idaho is one of the most gun owner friendly states in the U.S. due to our steady, diligent work to strengthen our right to keep and bear arms. In fact…

Dear Editor, Many driving into Preston from the south have noted a new billboard which announces that emergency room visits increased five fold when marijuana was legalized. This is a cautionary example of cherry picking one fact and using it to create a false narrative. 

Arthur “Aquaman” Curry (Jason Momoa) is one of the few superheroes who is seemingly more formidable as his alter ego than in his superhero form. Everything about the guy screams “tough,” from his muscular physique to his tapestry of tattoos to his battle-scarred face. His Justice League coll…

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.

Picture this: you’re a high school student from southeastern Idaho. You’ve already been automatically admitted to public higher education institutions, the University of Idaho included, on the basis of your academic qualifications (our statewide Direct Admissions program at work). But like m…

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