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Cade Jones Benefit

A benefit will be held for Cade Jones on June 7 at 5 p.m. at Canyon View Junior High. Dinner, bazaar, bake sale, auction, and raffle. Donations can be made at UP&L Credit Union in his name. Donations to the bake sale or auction can be taken to the school on the day of the benefit.

Emery Town Pioneer Day

Call the Emery Town Office at 286-2417 to reserve your booth space for July 21. Sell your wares, food and crafts at Emery Town's Pioneer Day celebration.

Miss Castle Dale Pageant

Castle Dale City is looking for girls ages 4-21 to be contestants in the Miss Castle Dale Pageant. Contestants must live in Castle Dale. Each contestant will be judged on appearance, talent and interview. Winners will receive cash prizes, crowns and a bouquet. The pageant will be held June 22 and the registration deadline is June 4. The pageant will be held at Emery High auditorium. For more information call Jeanette at 381-5558. Winners will be expected to participate in parades and city celebrations.

Cottonwood Canal Company Summer Hours

Make note of the summer hours for the Cottonwood Canal Company. The hours are: Thursday from 3-6 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon. For more information call Stan at 381-2073.

Photographs for the County Fair

The display theme this year will be "Fences", that are old, new, leaning, upright, toppled, prosperous, funtional, any that tell a story in a glance. Contact Stan for further information at 381-2466.

Former Miss Emery County

The Emery Pageant committee is putting together a list of all the young ladies who have served as Miss Emery. If you are, or you know a former Miss Emery, contact Jarilyn at 381-5667 or 749-1983. The need is for contact information and photos.

June at John Wesley Powell Museum

The Fourth Annual Canyon River Runners Art Show will be held during June. Artwork may be brought to the Museum before May 28, at 7 p.m. On June 30 the Museum is hosting Shirley Venus Day. from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be a silent auction, a painting presentation, and the Nine Mile Players will play until 2 p.m. in Shirley's honor. Many artists will be working along the river from 9 a.m. -4 p.m. If you have any questions, call the John Wesley Powell River History Museum at (435) 564-3427.

Senator Bennett's Office

The staff from Senator Bennett's Office will be available to meet with you at the Emery County Courthouse on May 23 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. They can assist you with problems you may be having with Federal Agencies.

Aftermath of Meth

KUED's Aftermath of Meth will be airing on May 30 at 8 p.m. It is a hard hitting probe of the drug that is devastating many small, rural communities in the West.

Utah Pride Festival

The Utah Pride Festival will be held on June 1-3. Grammy Award winner Shenna Easton will perform on June 1 at 8 p.m. For more information go to

Rural Business Conference

The sixth annual Rural Business Conference hosted by Senator Bob Bennett, "Growing From Within" will be held May 30-31 in Logan at Utah State University. More information can be found at

Hunter Safety Class

A hunter safety class will be held May 29-31 at Emery County Recreation Center between 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. each day. You must pre-register by May 25. For more information call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Emery High Graduation Party

Come "pig" out at the Luau. Emery High graduation celebration, ninth through 12th grades, free food, prizes, Cheddar Field, 700 North Bell Avenue, Castle Dale. 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Cheerleading Clinic

A cheerleading clinic will be held on June 5-7 from 9-11 a.m. for ages 3-12. The cost is $25 and $20 for an additional child which includes a T-shirt. Call to register by June 4 at 687-2632 or 749-1582.

Grants for Sustaining Agriculture

Applications are now avalilable for more than $2 million in grants focusing on research and education to sustain agriculture in the West. Applications can be obtained from the Western SARE Web site, by calling 435-797-2257, or by emailing

Book signing Rock Show at CEU

First Annual Castle Country Rock, Fossil, and Mineral Show. Held at the College of Eastern Utah student center on June 8 from 12- 7 p.m. and June 9 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Rocks, fossils, minerals, jewelry, stone etchings, metal detectors, equipment, demonstrations, displays, and more. Door prizes. Free admission. Come and enjoy our show and join our club.

Soldiers Addresses Needed

American Legion Auxiliary #42 of Ferron is looking for addresses from people of Emery County that have love ones proudly serving our country in a war zone such as Iraq and Afghanistan. We have a program started three years ago called Operation Home Support which we send packages to soldiers, but we need help from Emery County residents with the names and addresses of your loved ones that are serving. They need a package from Operation Home Support to let them know they aren't forgotten and that we care and support them. Contact us if you have a family member serving: Jan Hess at 384-2753 or Dixie Swasey at 384-3172. Leave a message and we will return your call.

Old Mine Maps

The Utah Geological Survey is looking for old abandoned coal mine maps. The maps will only be borrowed for a digital image and then will be return to the owners. For more information go to

Retreat for Girls

Retreat for Girls is for girls LDS girls ages 12-15, 11 year olds can come upon request. The program is held at Utah State University on June 25-29. The girls have the opportunity to listen to wonderful speakers, do service projects, crafts and many activities with their group. For more information go to

Food Handler's Classes

Food handler's class will be taught June 21 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the SEUDHD office, 25 West Main in Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252, and in Price on June 20 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the District Health Department at 28 South 100 East.

Miss Cleveland Pageant

All Cleveland girls ages 4-21 are encouraged to participate in this year's pageant. The pageant will be held on June 2 at the Cleveland Town Hall. Any questions call Jenny Parkins at 653-2811 or town hall at 653-2310.

Tour of Utah Volleyball Tournament

The Huntington Slam Sand Volleyball Tournament will be held at Huntington State Park on June 2. Play begins at 9 a.m. and open divison at 8 a.m. Mens and womens divisions, also juniors in several age groups. Registration deadline is May 31 and must be done on-line at For information on camping at the park call 1-800-322-3770or visit

Castle Valley Pageant

It's time to sign up for the Castle Valley Pageant to be held on Aug. 2-4 and 7-11. Families are encouraged to sign up together. Priority may be given when parents are participating. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. To receive an application form contact Ronald Sanders at 381-5404.

New Beginnings

An Al-Anon meeting for families and friends of alcoholics will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ferron City Hall building, 15 South State, Ferron.

Castle Country Playdays

The Castle Country playdays series will be held June 30, July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 15 in Huntington. Sign-ups will be from 8-8:45 a.m. and start time is 9 a.m. For more information contact Karl and Trisha Jensen at 653-2770 or Anita Sitterud at 653-2782.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country (Emery and Carbon counties) meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carbon County Courthouse small conference room. This meeting is open to the public. To put in an application or get more information about HFH call our new office 435-637-9701, Monday-Saturday or stop in All Scrapped Up, 170 South 700 East, Price. Looking for three people from Emery County to fill board positions for 2007. Donations toward the present wheel-chair accessible house being completed for a family of five in Valley View Subdivision, Castle Dale. This family has worked right along side volunteers for more than three years now. can be sent to HFHofCC, POBox 724, Price, UT 84501. A Helping-Hand-Up, Not a Hand-Out. Your donation, large or small, will make this possible in 2007.

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