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Castle Country Spring Festival

The Castle Country Spring Festival Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on April 23 and 24. On Friday from 1-7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m - 5 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale. There will be entertainment, food, door prizes,giveaways, handcrafted items, candles, furniture, cosmetics, scrapbook supplies and much more.

Surplus Equipment Sale

Ferron City Youth Council will hold a surplus equipment sale on April 17, from noon-2 p.m. at the city maintenance shop, 90 East Mill Road in Ferron. A preview of the items to be sold will be held on April 16 from 5-6 p.m.

CHIP Open Enrollment

CHIP will be accepting applications beginning May 3 -12. Contact Joy M. at 435-381-2668 or visit the Medicaid office at 25 West Main Street in Castle Dale.

Iron Horse Raceway

PeeWee race and pit bike race, April 18, sign ups at 9 a.m. North of Huntington, follow the signs.

Healthy Camp

On June 14-16, high school students who are interested in pursuing a healthcare career can attend SU-AHECs Health Career Exploration Camp. The camp will be held on the campus of Southern Utah University. For more information call, 1-888-89-RURAL.

Emery County Fair Parade

The Emery County Fair theme is Building Bridges. For entries in the parade, call 687-2403. The parade will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 7.

Emery County Fair

If you are interested in performing or entertaining (group or individual) at the Emery County Fair in August, call Kathy Justice at 687-2403.

Emery County Fair

Emery County Fair is honoring the youth of Emery County at the 2004 Fair. We would like to do so by featuring those that have given time and energy to the youth. If you know someone who stands out in this area, contact Kathy Justice at 687-2403.

Three on Three Basketball Fundraiser

A three on three basketball tournament fundraiser will be held for Canino Leon, a student at Huntington Elementary. Canino needs surgery and his family has no insurance. The tournament will be held at Mission San Rafael in Huntington. For information or to register individually or a team, contact Terri at 748-5525 or 749-0755, Susan or Leo at 381-5366, ShiAnne or Shawnee at 653-2604 or Daniel or Yochio at 687-5526.

Aluminum Can Drive

Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country will hold an aluminum can drive through the month of April. Cans may be taken to Price Metal Salvage, 510 East 1250 South, Price, or call them at 637-8609. For more information call the HFH office and leave a message at 636-3230, Katherine at 636-8149, or Sylvia at 687-9184.

Food Handlers Workshops

The Southeastern Utah District Health Department will be conducting two food handler's workshops April 15 at the health department in Castle Dale, 25 West Main, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information about the class, call Terri Bennett at 381-2252 or Dr. Claron Bjork at 637-3671 in Price.

Special Immunization Clinic

In conjunction with National Immunization Month, there will be a special immunization clinic April 26 from 8:30-11:30 a.m., at the health department, 25 West Main in Castle Dale. Prizes will be given. Shots will be given if you have Medicaid, PEHP, CHIP, or if your insurance doesn't cover immunizations. For any questions call 381-2252.

Vegas Night Out

Benefit event for Jerry Stofko, May 8 at Emery County Recreational Center in Castle Dale. Spaghetti dinner from 6-7 p.m. followed by Vegas style games from 7- 9:30 p.m. and an auction. For tickets contact Kim Edgehouse, 381-2976; Laura Vipperman, 748-5186; or Tina Ricchetti, 381-2410. An alcohol free event, must be 18 to attend. Advance purchase qualifies for prize drawing.

Buckhorn District Scout A Rama

All scouts, cub scouts and leaders: Scout A Rama will be May 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Pinewood Derby will also be held that day for the Champion Cars of the District. For information on the derby contact Lee Jeffs at 381-2496. It's not too late to sign up for a booth, contact Laren Huntsman at 381-5185. Purchase tickets from a cub scout.

Mrs. Utah America

Apply now for the Mrs. Utah America Pageant. Completed applications are due by May 1. The pageant features beauty and family values while fostering community service activities. Mrs. Utah America represents a variety of backgrounds, lifestyles and personal interests, ages 21 to 72. The pageant will be June 18-19 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts in Salt Lake. There will be three categories: personal interview, evening gown and swimsuit. Contact Diane Ritter at 602-870-7572 or; or visit

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.

Emery County 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.

Emery County 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 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; Huntington, Town Hall, April 14, 5:30-7 ap.m., contact Kerrie Sherman-687-9569.

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 Entries

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 citizen with time on your hands please call, you'll be glad you did. 653-2295, 687-2458 or 748-2650.

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.

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