ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday, Dec. 23, to Monday, Dec. 25.

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Horoscopes: Final full moon of 2023 offers powerful culminations for each sign

Stock image | Photo by Tamara Harding/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — At a time when many have returned home to spend time with loved ones for the holidays, this final full moon of 2023 reminds us of the home we carry within — and the vital need to protect it.

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Washington City officers arrest suspect accused of breaking into pharmacy through wall

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ST. GEORGE — A suspect was arrested after a witness called 911 reporting a burglary at a restaurant on Telegraph Street in Washington City. The report turned out to be a suspect attempting to access a gateway into the pharmacy next door when investigators found a large hole in the wall separating two businesses.

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‘A gift to you’: Defendant to finish sentence in California after St. George prescription fraud

Composite image with background stock photo of 5th District Court and overlay booking photo of Sara Souryasak, 26, of Oakland, California, booking photo taken in Washington County, Utah, Dec. 2, 2023 | Booking photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A defendant who was arrested for attempting to fill fraudulent prescriptions at a local pharmacy off Mall Drive earlier this month appeared in court for sentencing last week.

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8-year-old BMX rider from Southern Utah wins 2nd straight national title

Lincoln Schuman, 8, competes in a race at USA BMX Grand Nationals, Tulsa, Okla. November 2023 | Photo courtesy of Bailey Schuman, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Lincoln Schuman, an 8-year-old bicycle rider from Southern Utah, recently won his second consecutive BMX national championship.

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‘A big adjustment’: Alton couple bittersweet over post office retirement after 4 decades

Orval and Gerta Palmer will retire from operating the Alton Post Office in their home at the end of December after 46 1/2 years, Alton, Utah, unspecified date | Photo courtesy of Cynthia Palmer, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Running a post office from their side porch for 46 ½ years has been challenging and rewarding for one Kane County couple. Orval and Gerta Lowry Palmer will retire from operating the Alton, Utah, post office at the end of December.

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