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Warm Coats Campaign

You can help keep a child warm this winter by helping the United Way of Southeastern Utah in the 2nd annual Warm Kids Project: Coins for Coats Campaign. Donations of cash are needed for new coats and gently-used coats, hats, and gloves will also help people in Emery County. For information call 381-5410 or 637-8911 or drop off or mail your donation to Kathy Thomas, Emery County Community Center, at 40 South Center Street in Castle Dale, 84513.

Line Dance Group

"Get a Life...Dance" group meets Mondays and Wednesdays of each week at 9:30 a.m. Mondays at Ferron Senior Center, and Wednesdays at Castle Dale Stake Center. The leaders are Kitty Larsen (748-5772) and Irene Hancock (384-2281).

Book Signing

Kathy Larsen, Castle Dale author of the new Olympic book "Celebrate the Fire Within" will be at county libraries on the following dates: Dec. 5 at Cleveland from 2-4 p.m; in Elmo on Dec. 5 from 4-6 p.m; in Castle Dale on Dec. 7 from 4-6 p.m; in Orangeville on Dec. 10 from 4-6 p.m; in Ferron on Dec. 11 from 4-6 p.m; in Huntington on Dec. 12 from 4-6 p.m. She will be at the Price City library on Dec. 6 from 4-7:30 p.m. Larsen will also be doing book presentations at Castle Dale Elementary on Nov. 28 throughout the day and will also be attending the book fair that evening to speak with people.

Reading Road Trip

The Castle Dale library is continuing its reading road trip for preschoolers every other Tuesday, at 10:30 p.m. An Arctic Trip is planned for Dec. 4, a trip to the North Pole will be Dec. 18. Don't miss these exciting adventures with your children. Call 381-2554 for more information.

Craft Fair

Huntington Elementary will hold it's annual Craft Fair on Dec. 5, from 12:30 -3 p.m. in the school gym. There will be entertainment, craft and Christmas items, food, and many other items. For questions call 687-9954.

Emery Care Center

The employees at the Emery County Care and Rehabilitation Center are having a Craft Fair on Dec. 6-7, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The public is welcome. Come and see all the gift items available to help you get ready for Christmas.

Ferron Elementry Store

The annual 6th Grade Christmas Store is open on Dec. 6 (1-5 p.m.), and Dec. 7 (1-2:30 p.m.), with all craft, decorations, and gift items on display in the glass cabinet in the main hall at Ferron Elementary. Have fun shopping at school.

Christmas Recital

The Emery County Piano Teachers Association will be holding their annual Honors Christmas Recital on Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. in the Emery High Auditorium. The public is welcome to attend and enjoy this exciting event.


The BookCliff Muzzleloaders are having a Meat Shoot on Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. for men, women and children at Pinnacle Peak Range on the road west of the CastleView Hospital. Also shooting for two lambs and the price is right. For more information call Von Johnston at 637-3255.

Wolves in Utah

On Dec. 13, at 12:30 the John Wesley Powell Museum in Green River, the Canyon Country Partnership will present Dr. Mike Wolfe, Division of Wildlife Resources who will present "The Wolf in Utah."

Christmas in Cleveland

Many events are scheduled in Cleveland surrounding Christmas and honoring town Heroes. On Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m. meet at the City Hall for caroling throughout the town, 6:30 p.m. is tree decorating and at City Hall, 6:45 p.m. is a party at the LDS church with Santa then an Awards ceremony to honor local heroes with dinner and entertainment to follow. The public is welcome to all events. For more information call Ray Quinn or City Hall.

Veteran's Outreach

On Dec. 12, the service officer from the American Legion will be at the Department of Workforce Services in Price to assist you in understanding and applying for VA benefits from 9 -10:30 a.m. For more information and paper you will need, call 801-524-6040, before scheduled date.

Your Pageant Stories

A book on the Castle Valley Pageant is being compiled with stories of who have participated over the years in any way. The deadline is Dec. 15 to get your story to Montell and Kathryn Seely at P.O. Box 934, Castle Dale, Utah 84513 or e-mail to or call 381-2195.

Elmo Christmas Plans

On Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. citizens of Elmo welcome the public to bring an ornament and help decorate the Town Christmas tree. A lighting ceremony will be followed with an Awards Ceremony to honor town heroes then Santa will visit the Elmo Library with treats.

Darkness to Light

Take a day to think about the coming winter solstice when darkness turns to light. Home Place in Orangeville plans to explore this theme on Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For information and reservations, call Paula Wellnitz at 435-748-2230.

Huntington and Lawrence Events

At 6 p.m. on Dec. 15, residents of Huntington and Lawrence will be caroling and decorating the Christmas tree in the Huntington City Park. An award ceremony honoring local heroes will precede Santa who will bring treats. Gift baskets will be taken to special citizens on this happy occasion. The public is welcome to come and sing, help decorate, and enjoy this time of sharing our freedoms together.

GED Testing Days

Any GED candidate who has not successfully completed all five tests, please call to schedule for the last days for GED testing at the College of Eastern Utah, Dec. 5-6, 12-13. Important to complete now. A new version and series of tests will begin in Jan. 2002 and current scores cannot be converted to new testing.

BLM Christmas Trees

The Price office of the Bureau of Land Management at 125 South 600 West, will sell Christmas tree permits for personal use Nov. 20-Dec. 22. There is a fee. No more than three permits can be purchased for other families at one time. For list of places to cut trees, call 435-636-3600.

New Museum Displays

Looking for special entertainment for your family or even out-of-town relatives and family now and during the holidays? Why not enjoy the every changing displays at the Pioneer Museum and the Museum of the San Rafael! There is also an array of books and other unique gifts; you'll be glad to know that your support and use of these wonderful facilities is helping to keep them open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and special tours can be arranged at other times. Call 381-5252 or 381-5154.

Sacred Places Contest

Photographers can submit photos of older sacred structures, places, cemeterys, etc., of Utah by Dec. 28, to Utah State Historical Society, 300 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, 84101. Call for more details: 801-533-3561.

Poster Contest

Help promote Utah's past by entering the Utah Prehistory Week 16x24 inch Poster Contest by Jan. 1. Call 801-533-3529 or 533-3564 for more details or send to Antiquities Section, Division of State History, 300 Rio Grande, SLC 84101.

Local Poetry Book

Do you have a Cowboy Poem? The Emery County Historic Preservation Commission has a new project of collecting poems, old and new, about and by people of Emery County, which will be edited and illustrated by locals as part of preserving Emery County's Folk Art. Send your poems to P.O. Box 842, Ferron, Utah 84523 with your name and phone number. For more information call Kathleen Truman at 381-2030.


Students pursuing careers in agriculture can apply for scholarships by writing an essay describing why he or she is interested in an agricultural career. Call for details and application at 1-800-232-3639, ext. 4584 or go to

Church Services

The Emery County Progress will be publishing schedules for Church Services in conjunction with the Bulletin Board. If you would like the schedule for your church's services included please send it to the Progress, PO Box 589, Castle Dale, UT 84513. You will only need to send it once and we will include it each week.

Castle Dale LDS Stake

Castle Dale 1st and 2nd Wards meet at 11 a.m. and 9 a.m., in the Stake Center on Main Street. Orangeville 1st and 2nd Wards also meet at 11 a.m. and 9 am, respectively, on Main Street. Orangeville 3rd and Castle Dale 3rd Wards meet in the building on 8th North in Castle Dale, at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., respectively. In all cases, Sacrament Meeting is first, followed by Primary, Youth and Adult classes.

Independent Baptist

The Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church holds services each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for Sunday School and at 11 a.m. for Worship Service. There is a Bible study each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. All services are held at the Castle Dale Senior Citizens Center. Everyone invited. For more information contact pastor Sam Wilbanks at 384-3121.

Desert Edge

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington. Sunday: Worship Service, 10 a.m., Adult and Children's Sunday School, 11 a.m. (nursery provided 0-4 years). Visitors always welcome. For further information about weekly Bible Studies, AWANA for children K-6 (Weds. 6 p.m.) and Youth Group, Jr. and Sr. High, (Tues. 6:30 p.m.) call Pastor Carl at 687-2933.

Emery Ward Church

Emery Ward Church schedule: Sacrament meeting 10 a.m. Sunday School and Primary, 11:15 a.m. Priesthood meeting, Relief Society, Young Women's and Young Mens meetings 12:15 p.m.

Huntington First Baptist

The Huntington First Baptist Church holds Sunday Services which include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Worship Service at 11 a.m., and Evening Bible Study at 5 p.m. Wed. Bible Study is at 7 p.m. For more information contact Pastor Thomas McCrary at 687-5087.

Catholic Mass

Mission San Rafael, south of Huntington, holds Mass on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 1:30 p.m.; St. Michael the Archangle in Green River is Saturdays at 6 p.m.; and the Notre Dame de Lourdes in Price, is each Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m.

Huntington 1st Ward

Sacrament Meeting at 9 a.m. followed by Sunday School at 10:15 a.m.. Young Men & Young Women, Relief Society and Priesthood at 11:10 a.m. Ward Building located at 115 S. 400 E. in Huntington.

Elmo Ward

199 E. Main. Sunday - 9 a.m. - Priesthood/Relief Society/Young Women/Primary. 10 a.m. - Sunday School. 10:50 a.m. - Sacrament Meeting. Wed., - Young Women/Young Men - 7 p.m. Turnquist Sunday Sacrament Meeting - 1 p.m.

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