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Mens and Womens Softball

Register at the Recreation Center before May 16. Mens league will begin on May 24 and womens league will begin on May 25. Registration fee is $350 per team. Waivers and registration forms can be picked up at the rec center office. For additional information contact the Emery Recreation Center at 381-2108.

Drug Tip Hotline

Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.

Attention Class of 2001

We are trying to contact our classmates. Our class reunion will be on July 16. Please contact us with your information. Contacts: Amy Stevens Jones (435) 650-4194, Brena Gomez Simkins (435) 650-0290.

Learn to Sew

Jody Porter will be holding sewing days on the first and third Tuesdays of the month starting on March 8, from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at Food Ranch (upstairs) for people of all ages. Free of charge. You can learn to sew, or work on any project you desire. Bring materials and sewing machine. For questions call 749-9478. Beginners are welcome. Come and learn self-reliance skills.

Manti La Sal National Forest Ferron

Ranger District

Public comment is now being accepted on input to construct a one mile trail in the Potters Pond/Miller Creek area. The proposal would decommission 1.0 mile of road that goes through several wetland areas which contributes to the flow of the head waters of Paradise Creek. The new trail would be open to OHVs 60 inches or less with four or more low pressure tires, including motorcycles. Comments can be sent to

Fair Vendors Wanted

The Emery County Fair is now accepting applications for food and general vendors for the Emery County Fair which will be held on Aug. 3-6. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale, by March 25. An application may be picked up at the office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 1:30-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or go to the website For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

Buckhorn Archers 9th Annual 3-D Shoot

May 13th 2010 12 until 6 pm May 14th 2010 9AM until 4PM Bear Creek Campground, Huntington Canyon Competition- $30 50/50 pay back Fun Shoot- $10 Win a Diamond Razor Edge Bow 1 chance to win for every round paid for. 20 Rinehart Targets Bowhunters of Utah will be there.

Sponsored by: Grim Reaper Frayed String Archery Emery County Recreation Heads Up Decoys;Drive to Huntington UT. Turn west on SR31, Drive 12 miles to the Bear Creek campground. For more Info Contact Randy @ 749-3393 AJ @ 749-2669 Brook @ 749-1096 or Lori @ 749-1920

Emery County 4-H Family Photos

March 11, 12 and 13 Emery County Courthouse (upstairs), 75 Main Street Castle Dale. $10.00 for 16X20 (other sizes will be available) This is a great 4-H fundraiser. Please support 4-H! Learn how you can get your entire picture packet free!!! Call the extension office at: 381-2381 Hurry! Call for an appointment today!

Open Swim at Aquatic Center

Open swim from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. will begin at the Emery County Aquatic Center on Feb. 7. This schedule will last until the fall swimming at the high school begins again.

Southeastern Utah OHV Club's 12th Annual Poker Ride

A swell cure for cabin fever! April 9, 2011. Registration 8-11 a.m.

All participants pay $10 for the first hand, any additional hands are $5 each.

Drawing for prizes will be at 3 p.m. For information call 384-2325, 609-1260, or 286-2258.

New Website for Desert Edge

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington has a new website, Sermons, worship times, and other important information can be found on this site. Check it out.

Utah Boys And Girls State

If you are a Emery High School or Green River High School student finishing up your Junior year in 2011 and would like to apply for Utah Girls State please go to your school counselor and sign-up to be contacted. If you have any questions your can call Carol Riddle (286-2453), please leave a message if not at home, will contact you as soon as possible.

Utah Grils State - Southern Utah University - June 6-11, 2011.

Creative Floral Has Moved To: 125 E. Sagewood Road in Clawson

We as a team will still be here to serve you... We are still going to be a full service florist and continue to do wedding's, funeral's, birthdays, anniversary's, get well's, dances, and just because!!!

Please come and see us at out new location. We are taking call in's and will deliver. Call us at 435-384-2832 - Christy Gasser.

Emery County Recreation Adult Men's Spring Basketball 2011

Come to the rec. center and sign up now! You have been asking for it and now is the time. This league will start March 3 and run until April. This is a league where you sign up and we place you on a team for the remainder of the season. The number of teams depends on the number of people that sign up.

This league is for adult men 17 yrs and older. Games will be played on Thursday nights and the fee is $30. Registration deadline is Feb. 24. For more info. contact Emery County Rec. 435-381-2108 or Jesse Ward 435-749-0212.

Veteran Needs Help

Perk Allred is 76 years old and spent 20 years serving our country. He has lived most of his life in Emery County. Allred is now battling cancer. He recently discovered a leak in his home that has done considerable damage. He has to have extensive repairs to his home and needs help to accomplish this. Anyone that can contribute funds, materials, or manual labor to assist Perk in repairing and restoring his home will be greatly appreciated. Any and all donations will be accepted, every little bit will help. Please help this retired veteran during his time of need. Please send donations to Jed or Becky Allred Box 326 Ferron UT 84523 384-2722 or Norma Funk PO Box 400, Ferron, UT 84523 384-2225.

Huntington Zumba

Zumba dance will be held at LaRae's Dance Studio in Huntington on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 6:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. The cost is $35 a month or $5 a class.

Emery County Gun Club

The Emery County Gun Club 2010/2011 season is underway. All shoots start at 6! Squads will be drawn at 5:50. Must be signed up by 5:45.

March 12- 25 bird ind. 27 yard line/games after, March 26 - 50 bird buddy piece/games after.

April 9 - 50 bird one man piece/games after, April 23 $5 Annie with one time $5 buy back.

May 7 - 50 bird one man piece/games after, May 21 - 50 pair doubles/games after.

Buckhorn Archers 2011

Feb. 23 - indoor 3 - D shoot.

March 2, 9, 16, 23 - league nights.

March 30 - awards and prize night.

May 13 & 14 - 3-D shoot at Little Bear Campground.

Lodge meetings

Orient Lodge #15 Free And Accepted Masons Of Utah - Regular meetings for

Orient Lodge #15 F&AM In Green River, Utah are on the first Mondays of the

month at 7 p.m. The Lodge is located at 30 West 3rd Ave. Green River, UT

84525. Call Sean Bailey - Senior Warden for more information 435-650-8033.

687-9746 with questions.

Alcoholics Anonymous

An AA meeting will be held every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Ferron at the Senior Center, 190 N. 300 W. For information call Paul -749-9697 or Jan - 384-2773.

Volunteer Drivers needed for Veteran's Shuttle

Volunteer drivers are needed to transport Veterans to and from their medical appointments. This seven passenger van travels from the Price community to the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Here is an opportunity for you to show your appreciation to those who have served our country. Volunteer drivers provide a vital service with the satisfaction of helping our heroes. You need to be dependable, have a decent driving record and in good health. For more information, contact Heide at 1-800-613-4012, extension 2003.

Huntington Youth City Council

Come and Join! Any and all youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to join the Youth City Council. For questions contact Julie Jones at 749-0674.

Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.

The Huntington Youth City Council will be putting on a live nativity Scene (yes! real people and animals) Dec. 10, 17 and 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Huntington City Hall.

Emery County Recreation & Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team Introduce Rappelling Classes

The Emery County Rec. Department and the Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team are teaming up to provide rappelling outings to groups, whether its family, friends or you can join us on your own for a day trip rapelling until your heart's content. Cost: $25 pr person with a minimum group size of 10. This will be offered year roun (weather depen

A Rapelling instructor(s) and all rapelling gearwill be provided.

For information contact Gaylee Jeffs, Emery County Recreation District Office. 435-381-2108.

Flour Mill Preservation Orginization

Anyone wanting to be a part of the restoration of the Huntington Flour Mill call Julie at 749-0674

Ready To Serve?

Ages 17-42 Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Over 150 jobs. Starting Salary $13 and up per hour. Free medical, free dental, free housing with all utilities paid, 30 days paid vacation yearly. Call 877-810-8328 ask for SSG Bertagnolli with the U.S. Army.

"Adopt A Room"

Dear Emery County Businesses, groups and community members,

We need your help. The new Emery County Children's Justice Center is ready for adoption. There are a total of six rooms in the center and three of them still need your care. We have a play room, an interview room and a kitchen that needs some TLC. Our yard is also in need of adoption. So if you are one of the luck

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