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Worship Service

The Desert Edge Christian chapel will hold their annual Bear Canyon Worship Service at the Bear Canyon Campground in Huntington Canyon on Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. The agenda includes Spanish Mission Commissioning, baptisms, barbeque, potluck lunch and games. Everyone is welcome at this activity. Call 687-2933 for more information. The Spanish Church of Rock Springs Worship Team will also be at the event.

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: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Monday-Friday, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Laps: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:30-7:30 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30- 7:30 a.m.; Family Night: Monday 7-9 p.m.; Open Swim: Monday-Saturday, 12- 7 p.m. For more information call the pool at 381-5298.

Castle Dale Area Needs Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive very soon for academic semester and year program homestays, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. Castle Dale area families interested in learning more about student exchange or arranging for a meeting with a community representative may call P.I.E., toll free at 1-800-631-1818.

Cleveland City Meeting

Cleveland City Meeting has been changed to Aug. 15 at 7 p.m.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be food handler's classes taught in Price on Aug. 14 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department, 28 South 100 East, Price. Classes will also be taught in Castle Dale on August 15 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Health Department, 25 West Main. The classes are two hours in length and there will be a charge to take the test. For more information call Dr. Claron D. Bjork at 637-3671 in Price, or Terri at 381-2252 in Castle Dale.

SRJH Registration

San Rafael Junior High will be holding their registration on August 13. The times are 9-4 p.m. for 8-9th graders and 4-6 p.m. for 7th graders and new student orientation.

Disaster Awareness and Preparedness Fair

A Disaster Awareness and Preparedness Fair will be held on August 6 at 7 p.m. at the Green River LDS Church gym. The fair will be presented by City of Green River, Emery County Sheriff's Office, GRHS and Bookcliff Elementary, Emery County Extension Office, American Red Cross and Green River Library.

Ferron Memory Afghan

Old Mill Camp is selling Ferron Memory Afghans. 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. Call 384-2648 or 384-2902 for more information.

Volleyball Try-outs

Emery High School Volleyball try-outs will begin Aug.12 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Emery High School Spartan Center.

Canyon View Football

Football starts on August 15 at 6 p.m. There will be a participation fee, that includes shorts, mouth piece, shirts, socks, and equipment rental. You will need a physical if you did not play sports at the junior high school last year. Any questions call coach Eric Mortensen 687-5022.

1992 Class Reunion

There will be a class reunion for all 1992 graduates on August 16-17. On August 16, dining with your significant other and classmates at the Museum of the San Rafael at 7 p.m. On August 17, bring the kids, a picnic lunch and your water toys for entertainment at the Millsite State Park at 12 p.m. RSVP by August 9 to; Tiffany Nelson Sorensen, Box 697, Ferron; Jodi Jeffs Willson, Box 753, Ferron; Melissa McKell Winters, Box 625, Orangeville.

Yard Sale Fund-raiser

A huge multifamily yard sale fund-raiser will be held for Sharon Oveson who is a victim of MS. The yard sale will be held at the home of Isabelle Oveson, 110 West 200 North, Huntington, on August 23 from 9-5 p.m. and August 24 at 9-5 p.m.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

Auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat will be held on August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Ferron LDS Church, 200 North State Street. There will be roles for narrators, 12 brothers and solos. Audition packets are available at all libraries.

Utah Shakespearean Festival

The Utah Shakespearean Festival for the summer season of 2002 will be held through Aug. 30 and the fall season from Sept. 18 through Oct. 18. The summer season will include William Shakespeare's, "Measure for Measure, Much Ado about Nothing, and Richard III", also the historical musical 1776, Born Yesterday and The Servant of Two masters. The fall season will feature Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors," the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, and the Oscar Wilde comedy, "The Importance of Being Earnest."

Benefit for Rocky Olsen

Huntington Lion's Club presents the 2nd Annual Country Hoe Down in benefit for Rocky Olsen who has Leukemia. It will be held on August 17 at the Huntington park. There will be a BBQ dinner and raffle from 5-7 p.m. and entertainment by the Val Jensen's RT 10 Band from 7-9 p.m.

Veterans, Widows and Dependents

A field Service Officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), will be in the area to assist you in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to qualify for assistance. The VFW Field Service Officer will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center from 9-11 a.m. on Aug. 21.

Support Group

Bringing hope to single moms support group and self-reliance class now being offered in Castle Dale. Open to the public free of charge. It will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-8 p.m. There will be on site child care available with prior notice. The course offers self-reliance skills, recourses, skills on setting up a safety net and starting a new life plan. For more information call Jennifer at 381-2827 of Jackie at 637-5542.

Helping Utah Children Hear Program

The Helping Utah Children Hear Program is accepting applications from families of children under the age of 21 years who are in need of hearing aids. Families whose income qualifies are eligible for a free set of hearing aids that the child may keep. For more information or to request an application, contact the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind, Marcia Knorr (801)629-4727 or send an email to

Battling Cancer

If you or someone you love is battling cancer, a free informational tool can help. The booklet, "A Helping Hand: The Resource Guide for People with Caner, " is available in its newest version by calling 1-800-813-HOPE or on CancerCare's website at The guide lists national and regional organizations that offer information; education and support services; programs that provide free medication; and commercial outlets for products. Local resource information can connect you with services such as transportation, financial aid, hospice and home care.

Active Re-entry Now in EC

Active Re-Entry a community based program has a satellite office in Emery County at 40 South Center in Castle Dale. Many services offered; committed to promoting the rights, dignity, and quality of life for all persons with disabilities. Call 381-5410.

Clinic For Woman

Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40- 64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. For more information call 381-2252.

Reducing Energy Bills

Financial Assistance Network has published a booklet, "How to get up to $25,000 of Government money to help reduce your energy bills." The booklet gives information on how and where Salt Lake City area homeowners can get government help to reduce their heating and cooling bills. Consumers can get information by calling 202-595-1028.

Tree Identification Guide Book

A pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from the National arbor Day Foundation. The 84-page book guide will help you identify 157 different trees found in the western U.S. To obtain a tree id guide contact The National Arbor Day Foundation.

Emery High Golf

Anyone wishing to golf for Emery High from 9-12th grade should meet at Millsitre Golf Course on Aug. 14 at 8 a.m.

Emery County Landfill

Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tues-Fri., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Sat., 8 a.m- 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays. For questions call 381-2719.

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