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Democrat Convention

The Emery County Democrat Convention will be held April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael, 96 North 100 East, Castle Dale.

Republican Convention

The Emery County Republican Convention will be held on April 5 at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale. The doors will open at 6 p.m. to ask questions of candidates. The convention will begin at 7 p.m. There is no charge.

Easter Sun Rise

Easter sun rise worship service will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington at 6:45 a.m. on April 16. Everyone is welcome.

Miss Castle Dale

The Miss Castle Dale Pageant will be held June 2 at the Emery High Auditorium at 7 p.m. Applications are now being taken from ages 5-21. Queens and runner-ups will receive cash prizes. Miss Castle Dale will have the opportunity to be sponsored in the Miss Emery County Pageant. Applications may be obtained at the Castle Dale City Hall. Deadline is May 5. There will be a $10 entry fee. More info contact Angela Huntington at 381-5436 or Tera Pickett at 381-5330.

Emery All-Star Cheerleading

Register by April 30. Kindergarten-ninth grade. Compete state-wide and perform locally. Classes start in September. More information and to register call Becky Bunnell, 687-2632.

Wrestling Sponsors

The Emery High wrestling team is looking for sponsors for their wrestling team. Attending tournaments throughout the year is expensive but necessary to add to the strength of the team. If you individually or as a business would like to make a donation to the wrestling team, contact Ferd or Tina Allred at 687-2370. All sponsors will be recognized during wrestling meets at Emery High.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Cleveland Elmo Youth Town Councils will sponsor this year's Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 at noon. All preschool and elementary age children are welcome to meet in front of the Cleveland Town Hall. So bring your baskets and don't miss the fun in Cleveland. It's fun, it's free and everybody gets a prize.Don't be late, we start promptly at noon. For more information call the Town Hall at 653-2310 or Jamie at 653-2219.

Girls Softball Sign-ups

Emery County girls softball sign-ups will be held March 30 for girls ages 8-18. In Ferron at city hall from 4-6 p.m.; in Orangeville at Cottonwood Elementary from 4-6 p.m.; in Castle Dale at the Rec Center from 4-6 p.m.; in Huntington at town hall from 6-8 p.m. in Cleveland at 215 West Main from 4-6 p.m.; and in Elmo at 205 East Main from 6:30-7:3- p.m. If you are unable to make sign-up day contact town director for registration paper early: Leslie Jensen-381-2215; Kerri Sherman-687-9569; Tina Oliver-653-2809; or Ruschelle Mortensen-653-2973. No late sign-ups.

4-H Family Photos

Emery County 4-H is offering family photos at the Emery County courthouse April 7-9 in court room B. To make an appointment for your family call the Extension Office at 381-2381. This fundraiser supports the 4-H in Emery County.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be at the Price Workforce Service Center on April 20 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This is a free service to assist veterans, widows and dependents in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits.

Emery County Gun Club

The March and April schedule for the Emery County Gun Club is: March 31-buddy shoots at 7 p.m.; April 8-50 bird handicap at 1 p.m.; April 14-buddy shoots at 7 p.m.; April 22-50 bird handicap at 1 p.m.; and April 28-buddy shoots at 7 p.m. Come out and shoot under the lights every other Friday night.

Founder's Day Awards

CEU will hold the annual Founder's Day Dinner and Awards on April 8. To make reservation for the dinner and awards program call 435-613-5256.

Produced Water Workshop

The workshop will enhance understanding of opportunities and challenges involved in converting produced waters to beneficial use and how to get energy and water for the price one. For more information go to

Cutest Pet Photo Contest

Over $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded for the cutest pet photo contest. The deadline is April 30. Send one photo 8x10 or smaller to 2006 Spring Photo Contest c/o The International Pet Owners Club, P.O. Box 1748, Pittsburgh, KS. 66762 or online at by April 30. All photo entries must include the photographer's name and address on the back.

Emery County Spring Fling

Emery County Spring Arts and Crafts Festivel will be held April 21-22 at the Emery County Recreation building in Castle Dale. Crafters wanted. For more information contact Linda at 653-2970 or Tammy at 653-2802 or 749-9767.

Addicts Anonymous Meetings

AA meetings will be held at the Castle Dale Senior Citizen building, 85 North 200 East. AA will be Tuesday nights beginning March 21 at 7 p.m. For more information call 381-5119, ask for Jonathan. All addictions welcome.

Archaeology Camp and Field School

A field school will be held in Range Creek on June 19-23 to 9-12 grade students. Scholarships will be available and the space is limited to six students. Cost is $150. For more information, contact Patsy Stoddard at 381-2431.

Dinosaur Paleontology Camp

A Dinosaur Paleontology Camp will be held on June 19-23 at the CEU Bone Preparation Lab and Price River Quarry Site. The workshop is designed for incoming 10 through 12 grage high school students. Studnets have to have a 3.0 grade point average or a letter of recommendation from a science instructor. The cost is $200.

Post Cards

A fifth grader from Coronado Beach Elementary School is asking for pictured postcards for a class project. Due to safety precautions please only send a postcard telling him something interesting or special about Utah. Send postcards to Alex Mossing, c/o Coronado Beach Elementary School, 3550 Michigan Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32169.

Trees for Conservation

This program provides low cost trees and shrubs. Plants will be available the end of April. Supply is limited, so order early. Call Mary at 435-381-2300 est. 101 or e-mail

Ferron Area Pictures Needed

Pictures of the Ferron area showing early farming activities prior to the irrigation systems going in, farming after the projects were completed and any old pictures of the Ferron Creek area. Call Mary at 435-381-2300 ext. 101 or Wayne Urie at ext. 103 at the NRCS Field Office in Castle Dale or Ron Francis at 801-524-4557 or

Cooking Class

Emery County commodities cooking classes will be held on April 12, May 10 and June 14 at the Emery County Food Bank and Clothing Exchange (40 South Center, Castle Dale). They will be held from 10 a.m.- 12 noon.

Diabetes Class

A diabetes class will be held on April 4 and 18 and May 2 and 16. All classes will be from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road, Price. For more information call 435-637-4950.

Academic All State Students

Emery High School is wanting to honor all of the academic all state students who have attended Emery High. If you were an academic all state student, or if you know someone who was, contact Kelly Alton at 381-2689.

Juanita Varela Childs Scholarship

A scholarship is being set up in the name of Juanita Varela Childs, who was killed in a tragic car accident. At the time of her death, she was a teacher at Carbon High School. To donate to this scholarship, mail donation to Carbon High School, c/o Melissa Swenson, counselor, 750 East 400 North, Price, UT 84501, or call Principal Robert Cox at 637-2463.

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson (LVER) at (435) 636-2343. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, for questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson (LVER) at 636-2343.

BLM Seeks Nominatioins for Utah's RAC

Utah residents interested in the management and conservation of public lands have an opportunity to become directly involved through participation on the BLM Utah RAC. Council members rpovide advice and recommendations to the BLM concerning the use and management of 22 million acres of public land in Utah. Nominations are being accepted for five positions on the RAC. Those positions are: one commodity; three non-commodity; and one local area interest. All nominations and letters of interest should be sent to: BLM, Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101,attn: Sherry Foot. For more information contact Foot at 1-801-539-4195.

San Juan Upper Canyon Trip

The Canyonlands Field Institute is offering an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to escape into nature. The San Juan Upper Canyon family trip is scheduled for April 15-19. For more information contact Canyonlands Field Institute at 435-259-7750 or, or visit

Miss Emery Seeks Contestants

The Miss Emery Pageant will be held on July 15 at 7 p.m. The pageant committee is seeking those girls who would like to participate in the pageant.

You can be a junior in high school through 24 years of age. Contestants will participate in swimwear, talent, evening gown and onstage question. If you are interested in participating let the pageant committee know of your interest. First workshop in June. Call Sabrina Ungerman at 687-2642 or Patsy Stoddard at 381-2431.

Craft and Merchandise Vendors Wanted

Vendors wanted for the Emery County Fair to be held Aug. 3-5. Large crowds expected, security will be provided 24 hours a day, so daily load out is not required. We will try to be very accommodating to your needs. For application go to For more information, contact Margaret Keller at 381-2867 or Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

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