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Harmony Circus comes to Castle Dale

Harmony Circus is coming to Castle Dale for two performances on April 14. Show times will be 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Building, 75 South 400 East. The circus is billed as the Greatest Little Show. Fun for the entire family.

EC Democratic Convention

The Emery County Democrats will be holding their county convention and dinner on April 16 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael (96 No. 100 E. in Castle Dale). All interested people are welcome to attend. Democrat County Commissioner candidate will be voted on and state party officer candidates will speak. Congressman Jim Matheson will be the Keynote speaker. Dinner, entertainment and prize drawing will also be provided. Tickets will be available at the door or contact your precinct chair or Kim Player or Duane Collard.

EC Republican Convention

The Emery County Republican Convention will be held on April 13 at Huntington Elementary beginning promptly at 7 p.m. Registration for County Delegates will begin at 6:15 p.m. All Emery County residents are encouraged to attend this convention where Republican Gubernatorial, State, Congressional and local Commissioner Candidates will address the convention. The convention hall will be open at 6 p.m. for the public to meet and visit with the candidates.

RSVP Garden Party

Seniors of Emery County are welcome to attend a Garden Party at the Castle Dale Senior Center on April 19 at 1 p.m. Come and learn how to take care of your gardens. There will also be painting of Happy Factory cars.

KUED April Specials

April 7 at 7 p.m., Secrets of the Shroud; April 7 at 8 p.m., The Fifth Gospel: the Land and Sea of Galilee; April 7 at 9 p.m., The Illuminated Bible; April 8 at 8 p.m. Frontline's Diet Wars; and on April 29 at 8 p.m. Frontline's The Jesus Factor.

Emery County Girls Softball Signups

Ferron, City Hall, April 15, 4-6 p.m., contact Charlene Freeman-384-2337; Orangeville, Cottonwood Elementary, April 6, 5-7 p.m., contact Jami Butterfield-748-5369 or Gayleen Cox-748-2052; Castle Dale, Emery County Recreation Building, April 7, 5-7 p.m., contact LuAnn Koch-381-5294 after 6 p.m.; Huntington, Town Hall, April 14, 5:30-7 ap.m., contact Kerrie Sherman-687-9569; Elmo, Library, April 6, 4-5 p.m., contact Mitzi Zserai-653-2223; Cleveland, contact Tina Oliver-653-2809.

Emery County Men's Softball

Registration is being held for Emery County Men's Softball league at the Emery County Recreation office located at 75 Sount 400 East, Castle Dale. Deadline for registration is May 17. All fees must be paid at time of registration. No exceptions. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Emery County Women's Softball

Registration is being held for Emery County Women's Softball league at the Emery County Recreation office, located a 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. Deadline for registration is May 17. All fees must be paid at time of registration. No exceptions. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Photos for the Emery County Fair

Time to think of getting your photographs ready for the Emery County Fair. Contact Stan Mathis for the requirements necessary to have your photos mounted and ready for the fair. Call him at 381-2466.

New Category for Emery County Fair Entrys

Scrapbooking is the new category for the Emery County Fair this year. Pull out your best pages to enter into the competition, or better still, you have four months to construct pages for judging. There will be five days of scrapbook demonstrations held at the county recreation building, If you are interested in presenting a demonstration, contact Jerilyn Mathis at 381-2554 (work) or 381-2466 (home) for further information.

Volunteers Needed

Can you spare a "time?" That's right, just a few hours of time once a week to make somebody happy. You know how good you feel when you do something for someone else. If you're a senior citizien with time on your hands please call, you'll be glad you did. 653-2295, 687-2458 or 748-2650.

Special Needs Dance Program

Special Needs Dance registration will be held April 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation office, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. The program will be April 15-16. This program is for children who are physically or mentally challenged. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

BLM Internet Service

In a ruling issued on March 24, the US Court of Appeals has temporarily restored internet connections for the BLM and other Dept. of Interior agencies. This ruling will remain in effect until further review by the court.

Poster Contest

Hey kids! The Castle Dale Library is sponsoring a poster contest. The theme for the contest is "Something for Everyone at the Library." Please include the theme on your poster. Bring posters in by April 16. Posters will be displayed during national library week, April 19-23. Winners will be announced April 23 at 4 p.m. during Book Talk.

Rural Business Conference

Bob Bennett and Utah Rural Development Council host third annual Rural Business Conference on May 25, at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield. For more information visit, or contact Quinn Warnick, at 435-628-5514.

Huntington Easter Egg Hunt

Huntington Lions Club will hold an Easter egg hunt in Huntington on April 7 at 2 p.m. at the city park on Main Street.

Emery Town History Book

Emery Town is reprinting the original Emery Town 1883-1981 history book. Advance orders are being taken at the Emery Town Office. Call 286-2417 to reserve your copy. Plans are underway for the 24th of July celebration. Anyone wishing to set up a booth should contact city hall. Arts and Crafts are also being added to the celebration this year. Either for display or for sell. The annual talent show and games are also scheduled.

Easter Services

Mission San Rafael: Good Friday, Lord's Passion, April 9, 6 p.m.; Easter Mass, April 11, 2 p.m.; St Michael Mission in Green River: Easter Mass, April 11, 8 a.m.

Orangeville Burn Permits

Open burn window is March 27-May 2. Come into the city hall for a burn permit before you burn. Individuals who do not obtain a burn permit may be subject to penalties.

Teacher of the Year

Honor a teacher with a nomination for the Crystal Apple/Southeastern Teacher of the Year award. Sponsored by Emery Telcom. Nomination forms can be picked up at your local schools and at Emery Telcom's business offices in Price and Orangeville and at the Emery County Progress Office, 410 East Main Street, Suite B in Castle Dale. Nominations due on or before April 16. For more information call Sandy Behling at 435-748-2223.

Cleveland Burn Window

Cleveland Town burn window will be March 22-May 2. Cleveland Town now requires everyone who plans a controlled burn to obtain a burn permit from the town hall. For more information, call 653-2310. This includes yard waste.

Crafters Wanted

Crafters are needed for the Castle Country Annual Spring Festival to be held April 23-24. For more information, contact Gay Lee at 381-2108 or 381-2850 or Debbie at 472-9570.

Jones Retirement

Come one, come all, to celebrate the retirement of Emery Jones on April 13 at 6 p.m. at Emery High School auxiliary gym. Peer helpers, teachers, associates and friends are welcome.

Castle Dale Easter Egg Hunt

All preschool and elementary age children are welcome to attend the awesome Castle Dale Easter Egg Hunt at Cheddar Field on April 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m., sharp. Remember to bring your Easter baskets to load up with prizes and candy. This is a free event sponsored by Castle Dale City and youth council.

Veterans, Widows and Dependents

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be in your area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits on April 8, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Price Workforce Service Center.

Castle Dale Library Story Time

Story Time for pre-schoolers will be held every Friday at 11 a.m. Come and laugh it up with us.

Emery High Rodeo

The Emery High School Rodeo Team will host their annual rodeo April 16-17 at the rodeo grounds in Castle Dale. The rodeo will begin at 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday. A moment to honor the seniors on the team will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday evening.

Ferron City Controlled Burn Season

Controlled burn season will be March 27-May 2. Stop in at city hall and fill out a burn permit before you burn. Calling in burn information to city hall will no longer be acceptable. Individuals who burn without signing a permit may be subject to penalties.

Scout A Rama

Scouts have you been working on your booth for the Scout A Rama that will be held on May 1 at the Emery County Recreation Building in Castle Dale? Cub Scouts do you have your posters made? The Cub Scouts will be around selling tickets for this. Ticket sales will begin April 1. To make this Scout A Rama successful, we all need to have a booth. Let's make this the biggest Scout A Rama ever. Support the scouting program.

Help With Inhalers

The in home Rx programs makes available breathing medications and nebulizers to patients who may have asthma, emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-344-5764 or visit the website for more information on the details of this program.

Ferron Reading Program

Ferron Elementary PTO encourages all residents of Ferron to help them to read 1 million pages. As you read for work or leisure, keep track of the pages you read. Record keeping forms are available at Ferron Elementary, Ferron Library and Ferron City Hall during business hours. Forms may be returned to the same locations. Totals will be recorded every Friday and posted on the marque in front of the school. For information contact the school at 384-2383.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Each year hundreds of children in Emery and Carbon counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and , consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA coordinator at 435-381-5595.

Service Conference

The 2004 Utah Conference on Service "Engaging Community" will be held April 6-8 at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City. Visit for more information and to register.

AARP Driver Safety

AARP Driver Safety is coming to the Castle Dale Senior Center on April 29-30. This class was formerly known as the defensive driving class. The eight hour course will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day. Call Carol Ziegler at 381-5023 for price information. Seniors may qualify for discounted auto insurance.

Biking by Choice

Biking by Choice is sponsoring a bicycle ride through Utah to remind Utahns about the Utah donor registry. The ride will begin on the Idaho border in late April and rides will be on the weekends to continue through the state. A main event ride will begin in Huntington and will continue for six days through the heart of Utah. For details, write to David at 215 East 300 North, Orem, UT 84057 or send an email to (

Senior Mobility

The Senior Mobility Program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled, power electric wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-451-0971 to see if you qualify.

Utah Valley Cancer Center

Utah Valley Cancer Center, located at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center has a new toll-free phone number. Anyone can call 1-866-549-3800 to schedule an appointment, get information about local cancer support groups or to find out more about IHC cancer services and physicians. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Emery County Fair Entries

Now is the time to start thnking about entries. For information , contact Bernice Payne at 653-2212, the Extension Office at 381-2381 or Kathy Justice at 687-2403. This year's theme is "Building Bridges." We encourage everyone to join in and submit an entry. Prizes will be awarded this year. The exhibits will become a thing to remember. There are many talented people in this county and the exhibits in last year were among the best in the state. Help keep the number of exhibits growing and improving.

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