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A Swell Cure for Cabin Fever

The Swell Cure for Cabin Fever poker ride will be held April 12. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and prizes will be given at 3 p.m. Follow the signs just east of Castle Dale to the regular poker ride trail.

Emery Democratic Convention

The Emery Democratic Convention will be held at the Museum of the San Rafael on April 17 at 6 p.m. With delegate registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served with a small donation requested.

Cleveland Days Planning Meeting

A planning meeting for the Cleveland Days celebration will be held at 6 p.m. April 17 at the town office. Everyone is welcome to attend and bring your ideas. Any questions, call the town office at 653-2310.

Cleveland Town Meeting Change

The April Cleveland Town Council meeting has been changed from April 10 to April 17. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the town office. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cleveland Clean-up Contest

Turn that mess in your yard into cash in your pocket. Just take a picture of your mess located within town limits and turn it into the town office by April 17. Then do your clean up and remodel. Turn in a final picture to the town office by Sept. 1. Entries will be judged by the town council. Winners will be announced at the September town council meeting. Help us turn Cleveland into the prettiest little town in Utah. First prize-$300; second prize-$200; and third prize-$100. The contest will be based on who does the biggest improvement, not the fanciest finished product. Contest not open to city employees or elected officials.

Emery All-star Cheerleading

Emery All-star Cheerleading Elite competition team tryouts will be held May 13, 14, 16, 17 at LaRae's Dance Studio. This is for ages 10-18. If you are not able to attend, you may schedule a private audition. Register and receive a tryout packet, some fees are due upon making the team. No auditions necessary for regular cheer classes ages 4-14. For more information contact Becky at 749-1582 or 687-2632.

Diabetes Education Class

A free four week educational class for anyone interested in Diabetes education. Classes will be taught May 8, 15, 22, 29 from 10 a.m.-noon at Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road in Price. To register call Darlene at 637-4950. Class will be taught by Ellen Serfustini and will contain cooking and educationazl tips for those with Diabetes.

American Legion Spring Conference

American Legion District 5 will be holding their Spring Confernce on April 12 at 11 a.m. at the Huntington Senior Citizen Center. All are invited to attend.

ATV Permit Class

An ATV permit class will be held April 16 at the old Courthouse building beginning at 7 p.m. for ages 8-16 to be legal to drive on public lands. You must pre-register at the Emery County Recreation office located at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale, by April 14. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 or Mark Williams at 381-2493.

Huntington Lions News Report

The Huntington Lions yard sale is the April 26 at the Huntington City Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The old City Hall will be open Friday night if you want to bring things for the yard sale. The Hall will be open from 5-7 p.m. Remember when you're cleaning, think of the Relay for Life and the loved ones that have had cancer and the ones we lost. See you at the yard sale.

OHV Poker Ride in Price

The Castle Country OHV Association and Castleview Hospital will host the second annual Relay for Life, Town and Country poker ride on May 3. Registration is from 9-10 a.m. at the County Recreation building parking lot, 393 Fairgrounds Road. An OHV training class will be held for children 8-16 at 9 .am. with pre-registration due by April 25. Call 1-800-OHV-RIDE to pre-register. A dinner fund raiser will be held following the ride at the Fairgrounds building at 3 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Motorcycles and side-by-sides welcome.

Open House in Elmo

Elmo Town Council will host an open house for their new town hall, April 12 from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome.

3-D Archery Shoot

A 3-D archery shoot, sponsored by the Buckhorn Archers, will be held at Bear Creek Campground on April 26. Sign-ups begin at 10 a.m with warm ups at 9 a.m. Everyone who shoots will be entered into a drawing for a Bear Done Deal bow. For more information contact Randy at 435-749-3393 or Carl at 435-749-9229.

Carbon High Class of 1998

Carbon High Class of '98 10 year reunion will be held June 14. If you are (or know) a member of this graduating class, please e-mail your contact information to or contact Melinda (Brady) Curtis at 801-971-7291.

Orangeville City Sponsors "Paint the Town"

Orangeville City is encouraging all citizens to participate in Paint the Town. Citizens are invited to clean up their yards and home during the months of April and May. If your home is in need of a new paint job come by the city office and pick up the information, go to Jones Ace Hardware, and receive $3 off each gallon of outside house paint. Return the required information to the City Hall and receive an additional $3 rebate for each gallon of paint. Help make Orangeville City a "Pretty Little Place" to live, work and play.

Festive Fridays Date Change

Festive Fridays, sponsored by Utah State University Extension will be held, April 18-Lotions and Potions, which will require an added $15 for the kit; and May 9-Family Reunions and Picnics. Note, the May date is a change from May 2. All classes begin at noon upstairs in the courthouse on Main Street in Castle Dale. RSVP to the extension office at 381-2381. Each class will cost $2 for lunch and handouts. Lots of ideas for spring and summer fun.

Can You Hear What I Hear

The UMWA Health and Retirement Funds along with Dr. Ryan Hanson will be holding free hearing clinics for our beneficiaries. Dr. Hanson will provide hearing exams, cleaning of hearing aids and assessment of hearing aids for needed repair and/or replacement. The hearing clinics will be at the following locations: Price UMWA Union Hall, 525 East 100 South, April 22 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Cleveland Town Office, 100 West Main, April 23 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; East Carbon Senior Center, 451 Denver Avenue, April 24 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Community Nursing, 45 West Main, Castle Dale, April 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information contact Juanita Elliott at 435-650-3479.

Free Blood Pressure Clinics for Emery County

The UMWA Health and Retirement Funds, along with Community Nursing Services will hold the following free blood pressure clinics throughout the month of April. Mark the calendar for the day the clinic will be in your area. Ferron Senior Center, 190 North 300 West, April 14 from 11:15 a.m.-noon; and Cleveland Town office, 100 West Main, April 15 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information concerning the clinics, call Juanita Elliott at 435-650-3479.

AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP and Emery County will conduct a driver safety program April 8-9 from 1-5 p.m. at the Emery County Courthouse on Main Street. This course is newly revised and updated. It is for drivers over 50 years of age. There are no tests given and additional incentives for taking the class may be offered through your insurance carrier. Cost is $10. To register contact Mary Huntington at 381-2307.

Tax Rebate Checks for Seniors

To help clear up some confusion for seniors, Mark Justice gives this advice. The IRS will be sending economic stimulus rebate checks to qualifying persons this year. To qualify to receive that money, a person must file an income tax return. If you don't normally file because you are not required, his office will file your return at no charge. To do so you need to have your pension, social security, interest and dividend statements available. Call for an appointment 435-687-2403.

Bookcliff Historical Society Open House

Bookcliff Historical Society will hold an open house on April 12 at the newly acquired building located on Whitmore Drive next to Shepherd's Video in East Carbon. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy historical photos and other items depicting the early days of East Carbon/Sunnyside/Columbia area. Door prizes and refreshments. For more information contact Brenda at 435-888-2425.

Food Handler's Classes

Food handler's classes will be held at the SEUDHD, 25 West Main, Castle Dale on the following dates: April 17, May 22, and June 19. Classes will be held at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information call 381-2252.

Miss Emery Contestants

If you are a girl between ages 17-24, this includes girls who are juniors now or seniors and college age girls. This is a scholarship pageant and the winner receives a new computer and a $1,000 scholarship, first runner-up $700 scholarship and second attendant, $500. Pageant will be on July 19 at Emery High auditorium. If you are interested in being a contestant contact Leslie at the commission office at 381-2119, Jarilyn at 381-5677 or the Emery County Progress at 381-2431.

Free Class On The Archaeology Of Utah

A free one-day class concerning the archaeology of Utah will be held on April 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Rio Grande Depot (300 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City). The class, which is sponsored by State History's Antiquities Section and the Utah Statewide Archaeological Society, is free and open to the public. Young people in fourth grade and up may attend if accompanied by an adult. However, space is limited. Participants must pre-register by sending an e-mail to with "April Class" in the subject line, or by calling Assistant State Archaeologist Ron Rood at 801/533-3564.

Huntington First Ward Spring Out activity

On April 12 at 5 p.m. the Huntington First Ward will hold a "Spring Out" activity. There will be basketball, treasure hunt, volleyball, horseshoes and a quilt to work on. Bring a potluck item to share a dessert or salad. The main dish of hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. The activity will be held at the pavilion of the Huntington First/Fifth ward. Everyone welcome.

Commodities Cooking Classes

Commodities cooking classes will be held in Emery County at the Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street in Castle Dale, from 9 a.m.-noon on the following days: April 16, May 21; and June 18.

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