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Huntington City

Huntington City secondary water schedule. There will be no watering from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Even numbered houses and lots will water Monday and Thursday. Odd numbered houses and lots will water Tuesday and Friday. Churches, schools, mobile home parks, cemetery, ball fields and city park will water Wednesday and Saturday. Absolutely no watering on Sunday. Anyone not following the water schedule or wasting water will be subjected to penalties. 1st offense-warning, 2nd offense-citation, 3rd offense-loss of secondary water for season.

Summer Swimming Pool Hours

Castle Dale City swimming pool summer schedule will go as follows.Aquasize: Mon., Wed., Fri. 5:30-6:30 a.m., Mon.-Fri. 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Laps: Mon., Wed., Fri. 6:30-7:30 a.m., Tues. and Thurs. 5:30- 7:30 a.m.; Family Night: Mon. 7-9 p.m.; Open Swim: Mon.-Sat. 12- 7 p.m. For more information call the pool at 381-5298. The pool will be closed on July 4 and 24.

Recreation Center Summer Hours

Emery County Recreation will be opening up the Recreation Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each week during the summer. This will be open to children from Elementary to Jr. High School age beginning on June 4. Ping pong, Basketball, foosball, darts and board games will be available for children's use. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Summer School

If your child has failed the following classes, they may want to consider summer school: career guidance, writing, health, novels, American Government and Law, modern civilization, U.S. Studies, biology, applied math, algebra 1 and geometry. They can receive school credit for these classes. The cost will be $100 for as many classes as you want to take. For more information contact, Tom Hansen at 653-2410.

Ferron Memory Afghan

Old Mill Camp is selling Ferron Memory Afghans. For a limited time, through July 4 they are available at a reduced rate. They are selling these afghans to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the settlement of Ferron. They contain historical images as well as current Ferron sites. These afghans make wonderful gifts. Call 384-2648 or 384-2902 for more information.

Story Time

The Summer Reading Program will be from 11-11:30 a.m. on the following times and story time subjects. June 18, Olympics; June 25, baseball; July 2, magic; July 9, friendship; July 16, different and alike; July 23, we're all winners; and July 30, awards ceremony.

Also, they will have a reading foot race. Each hour that you read or have been read too, put your name on a foot track. We'll make tracks all around the library by racing the boys by the girls.

Volunteers for Utah Arts Festival

The 26th annual Utah Arts Festival is looking for approximately 1,000 volunteers to assist with this year's celebration. It will be held in downtown Salt Lake City on June 20-23 at the Gallivant Plaza and on 300 South. To register to become a volunteer or find out more information, call the Festival's Volunteer Hotline at (801) 322-5912 or log on to


The Bureau of Land Management will be offering approximately 30 mares and stallions (aged 1-5), 40 yearlings and 12 mares and foal pairs from the Wilson Creek Herd Management Area in Nevada. There will be a variety of colors to choose from: sorrels, bays, blacks along with several palominos, roans and greys. The horses will be adopted on a first come, first serve basis. The adoption will be held at the Delta Wild Horse Corrals in Delta on June 21-22 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. For more information or appointment call 435-979-3616 between 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Miss Cleveland

The Miss Cleveland Pageant will be held on June 22 at 6 p.m. in the Cleveland Town Hall. There will be entertainment and a lot of talent by the participants.

Miss Elmo

The Miss Elmo pageant will be held this year on June 28 at Canyon View Junior High at 7 p.m.

Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity will be having a work day on June 22 at 9 a.m. at our building lot located in the Valley View Subdivision at 315 Orange Court in Castle Dale. Bring you shovels and gloves and lots of your energy. Your help will be of great worth to our organization. For more details call our office at 636-3230 between 8-12 p.m. If you are interested in becoming a Habitat home owners, please contact our office. We are always looking for Board Members and volunteers so if you are interested, please let us know.

Basketball Camp

Spartan Basketball Camp will be held on June 24-27. There will be a registration fee. There will be games, prizes, fun, fundamentals of shooting and ball-handling. These are the times for next years grades; 8-11 a.m., 9-10 graders; 11-1:30 p.m., 6-8 graders; and 2-4:30 p.m., 3-5 graders. Register on June 24,15 minutes before your group is scheduled to start. Any questions contact Todd Jeffs at 381-5425.

Blood Drive

Emery Telcom will be sponsoring a blood drive on June 28. Blood donations will be taken, by appointment only, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the business office located at 455 East Highway 29 in Orangeville. To set up an appointment, please contact Sue at 435-748-2223.

Quail Unlimited

Castle Valley Chapter Quail Unlimited will be holding a dinner and auction on June 29 at the Museum of the San Rafael. Social hour will be held at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the dinner and auction. They will be auctioning off a Browning A-Bold 300 Ultra-Mag and Pagano Ranch CWMU Deer Tag, and other items also. For more information contact Todd 748-5304, Jim 748-5559, or Terry 637-4456.

Benefit for Rocky Olsen

The second annual golf tournament sponsored by the Huntington Utah's Lions Club will be donated to Rocky Olsen who has leukemia. This two person scramble will have a registeration fee, it will include green fee, cart and a meal. Prizes for be awarded to those participating and the other will be posted and raffled. The event will be held at the Millite Golf Course in Ferron on June 22 at 9 a.m. To register call the pro shop at 384-2887. For more details contact Bruce (687-9410), Kurtis (653-2935) or Sally (687-9307).

Brunch at Castle Dale

Utah Daughters of Pioneers will be holding a brunch on June 27 at the Castle Dale City Park. The event will start at 9:30 for the officers and 10:30 a.m. for the brunch. Sponsored by the Emery Company. For more details contact Karen Huntsman at 381-5445.


Distribution and Redistribution of Produce Surplus (D.R.O.P.S.) will be in the parking lot of Desert Edge Christian Church, 500 South Main in Huntington, on June 25. Sign-up begins at 11 a.m. They are not responsible for late truck deliveries nor the quality/quantity of the food offered. You must be present to pick up a box and there is no place saving in line. The D.R.O.P.S. program is available to everyone on a first come, first serve basis. They ask that you do not block private driveways. Sponsored by Emery County Community Services.

Miss Legacy Rodeo Queen Pageant

The Davis County Fair Park, located in Farmington is holding the 2002 Miss Legacy Rodeo Queen Pageant on June 28. Young ladies from across Utah are invited to compete in this competition. The public is invited to attend to cheer on their favorite contestant. The competition includes speeches, modeling and horsemanship. The competition begins at 9:30 a.m. and concludes with the awards ceremony at 5 p.m. This year the competition will be judged by a completely new panel of judges that includes past rodeo queens from different parts of the state. Entry packets can be obtained by calling the Davis County Fair Park at 801-451-4080.

Desert Trek

Emery County Historical Society is holding another Desert Trek on June 22 to the Black Dragon where we will see the rock art and also view and learn about the summer solstice. Bring your pot luck dish to add to the weiner roast supper, your drinks, lawn chairs, and jackets and meet at either the John Wesley Powell River History museum in Green River at 2:30 p.m. or at the Hanksville Junction on the North side of I-70 at 4 p.m. sharp. Call Vernell Rowley at 687-2268 for details or if you need a ride. All members are urged to enjoy this adventure and to bring guests. The public is welcome.

Western Paint Out

Come and paint the beautiful San Rafael Swell, the scenic Manti-LaSal or anything in between. Not a contest, just a chance to show and sell your work. The county will purchase their favorites. Check in and registration is July 25 from 3-7 p.m. at the Emery County Fair Park. Paint Friday and Saturday anywhere in Emery County. Turn in your painting Saturday at 5 p.m. Enjoy an artist's reception at the Western Art Show and Sale and other fair activities. For more information call 435-653-2212 or email

ATV Course

Utah's Off-Highway Vehicle Education Program is gearing up for the July 4th Celebration. There will be a course on June 26 at 7 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center. There will be a charge for the class. The course will teach people from 8 and up to ride ATV's legally and safely. To legally ride on public lands kids 8-16 years old are required to pass the course. Pre-registration is mandatory. You can sign up for the course, pick up your test study booklet and pay your fee at the Emery County Recreation Center Office, 75 South 400 East (near the rodeo grounds) in Castle Dale. For more information or questions contact Mark at 381-5493.

Free Senior Citizens Dinner

All Emery County seniors are being treated to a free dinner at the Emery County Recreation Center in Castle Dale on Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. There will be dinner and entertainment. This dinner is sponsored by Emery County Rec and the Emery County Youth City Councils. Call the Rec. Center for more information at 381-2108.

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