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Fund Raiser Yard/Bake Sale

A yard sale to raise funds for a mission trip will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel on May 16-17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. To donate items or baked goods, bring them to the church during the day until the sale. For more information contact Pastor Carl Sitterud at 687-2933.

Relay For Life

The Relay For Life cancer walk will be held June 20-21 at the Emery High School track beginning at 6 p.m. The survivor's lap will be held to begin the event, and the walk will continue through the night with a luminary lighting taking place after dark. Dinner will be served for $5 and there will be a breakfast in the morning to cap things off. Fore more information call Kristie at 653-2471 or Deanna at 653-2410.

International Migratory Bird Day Celebrated At Desert Lake On May 10

The Division of Wildlife Resources will participate in the celebration of International Migratory Bird Day by sponsoring a waterbird viewing event on May 10 at Desert Lake in Emery County from 8-11 a.m. The event is free to the public and no pre-registration is required. DWR biologists will be on-hand with spotting scopes and binoculars to assist the public with waterfowl identification. For more information, contact Brent Stettler at 435-613-3707 or

Know Before You Go

An ATV permit class will be held May 15 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 May 13. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 or Mark Williams at 381-2493.

Strike Out Cancer COED Softball Tournament

The tournament will start at 6 p.m. May 30 at the Complex in Huntington and go all night. The entry fee is $140. Questions and to register call Mark Justice 687-2403 or 687-2234. Entry fees will be donated to the Emery County Relay For Life.

Attention Emery High Seniors

The Emery County Progress is in the process of putting together the senior pages for the graduation edition. If you did not have your photo taken at school and would like to have a photo on those pages, bring one into our office located at 410 East Main Street, Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2431.

American Legion Yard Sale and Bake Sale

The American Legion Auxiliary Post Unit #42 will be holding a bake sale and yard sale at Mayor's Park in Ferron on May 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in conjunction with Armed Forces Day. All proceeds will go towards Operation Home Support which is a program where packages are sent to our men and women who are serving. For more information and to donate items call Dixie at 384-3172 or Laurie at 384-2421.

Irrigation Workshops

Two water management workshops will be held on May 8 from 5-8 p.m. at the USDA Service Center in Castle Dale, 1120 North Des Bee Dove Road. For more information cal 381-2381 or 381-2300 ext. 101 or 113. Light refreshments will be served.

Special Needs Dance Program

Registration will be held May 12 at the Emery County Recreation office for children with special needs dance program. The program will run May 14-15 from 4-5:30 p.m. each day. This program is for children who are physically or mentally challenged. Your child must qualify to participate in this program. For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Cancer Survivors

The Emery County Relay For Life is asking all Cancer Survivors who would like to be honored at this years Relay to register online at or call Da'Shai Nelson at 749-2296 or Kristi Rasmussen at 653-2471/749-2533.

Heritage Days Rodeo Concessions

Huntington Heritage Days will be accepting bids for the rodeo concessions June 27-28. Concessions will include the concession building as well as the Coke wagon comparable on the chute side of the arena. Minimum bid wills start at $250. Send bids to Tory Killian, Box 1248, Huntington, UT 84528.

Heritage Days Rodeo Queen Contest

Huntington Heritage Days rodeo queen contest will b held June 7 at 9 a.m. at the rodeo arena. For information contact Tammy Oviatt at 687-2655 or 687-2264.

Miss Huntington Heritage Days Pageant

Huntington Heritage Days is looking for contests for the Miss Huntington Heritage Days Pageant. Huntington and Lawrence girls ages 6-24 are encouraged to participate. The pageant will be held on June 4. Entry forms will be available at Huntington City Hall. Deadline to enter will be May 28. For more information call Stacy Gordon at 687-2252 or 749-9929.

Heritage Days Food Vendors

Huntington Heritage Days is looking for food vendors for July 4. Vendor forms are available at Wards 4x4 or Huntington City Hall. For more information call Tory Killian at 687-9458 or 687-9060.

Heritage Days Parade

Huntington Heritage Days parade would like to have your float in our parade. The cash prize for the best float is $100. Parade entry forms are available at Wards 4x4 or Huntington City Hall. For more information contact Rose at 687-2864.

Huntington Kindergarten

Huntington parents if you have a kindergarten student that has not registered, come in or call 687-9954 Huntington Elementary

Attention Landowners and Farmers Pipeline Awareness Meeting

For those that live on or near pipeline rights-of-way. The pipeline group will be holding a public awareness meeting open to landowners and farmers who are located or work near a pipeline right of way. The meeting will be held at the Carbon County fairgrounds event center, 393 South Fairgrounds Road, Price, on May 20 at 6:30 p.m. A free buffet dinner will be served for all the attendees from Carbon and Emery counties. To attend this meeting you must register by calling 1-877-933-7370 or online at Pipeline companies sponsoring the meeting are: Questar and XTO Energy Inc.

Festive Friday

Festive Fridays, sponsored by Utah State University Extension will be held May 9-Family Reunions and Picnics. Note, the May date is a change from May 2. This class begins at noon upstairs in the courthouse on Main Street in Castle Dale. RSVP to the extension office at 381-2381. This class will cost $2 for lunch and handouts. Lots of ideas for spring and summer fun.

Diabetes 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 educational tips for those with diabetes.

Stroke and Osteoporosis Screening

Residents living in and around Huntington are invited to come in for a free screening. The complete screening package now includes a new heart rhythm screening which checks for irregular heartbeat, a major risk factor for stroke. The screening will be on May 13 at 11 a.m. from 176 West 100 North in Huntington. Appointments will begin at 11 a.m. Call 1-800-643-6188 for an appointment.

CEU Prehistoric Museum presents Works of Shaman Featuring Charles M. Huckeba

Artistic recreations of American Indian rock art that are masterpieces in their own right. The show can be seen at the museum art gallery through June 2008. General admission charges apply.

Moab Antique Mart

Moab's first annual antique mart will be held on June 28 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. This event will be held in Swanny Park. For more information contact Janie at 1-719-671-1164.

Womens and Mens Slow Pitch Softball

Emery County Recreation is registering teams for womens slow pitch softball and mens slow pitch softball. The mens league will be a metal bat league. All forms must be returned to the Recreation office no later than May 16. Full registration fee must accompany the form. You may pick up a form at the Recreation office, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale, or go to to download a form. For more information, contact the Recreation office at 381-2108.

Millsite Ladies Opening Social

Wanted, lady golfers of all ages to attend the opening social May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Millsite Restaurant. A light dinner will be served. See ya there.

Nominate Utah's 2008 Outstanding Older Worker

Nominations will be accepted for Utah's outstanding older worker for 2008 until June 1. An online nomination form or a printed nomination form can be accessed at Nominees or applicants must be 65 years of age or older, a resident of Utah, currently employed, and working at least 20 hours each week for pay. The search for America's oldest worker for 2008 is also under way, as is the search for outstanding employers of older workers. For more information about Home Instead's services visit


To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit For more information call Laurance at 1-914-835-3673.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. If the patient's need is for use in the home, call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

Non-denominational Bible Talk

Bible talks are being held at the Log Place in Price at 150 North Hospital Drive on Sunday from 5-6 p.m. and Thursday from 7:30-8 :30 p.m. until May 11. No collections being taken. For more information call 435-668-6113.

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