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Try-outs will begin Aug. 11 at 8 a.m. in the Spartan Center. Freshman to 12th grade girls welcome.

Legion Auxilary Yard Sale

Aug. 9, 9a.m-3 p.m., at the Legion Hall in Huntington.

Construction Advisory

Closure of US-6 at milepost 200 bridge. The Utah Department of Transportation will be closing US-6 two miles west of Tucker at the milepost 200 bridge on Aug. 5 from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. UDOT will be milling several inches of asphalt off the bridge. Motorists are encouraged to use the following detour routes during this closure:

1) Semi-trucks and westbound travelers on I-70 should stay on I-70 and take US-50 north to Scipio to access northbound I-15.

2) Semi-trucks and travelers southbound on I-15 should stay on I-15 and take US-50 south to Scipio and connect with I-70.

3) Commuters traveling north on US-6 out of Price should take US-191 east to Duchesne and then US-40 west to Heber.

4) Motorists traveling south on I-15 and needing to go to Price should take US-89 south at Thistle.

UDOT encourages motorists to watch electronic message boards and detour signs during the closure. Barriers and officers from the Utah Highway Patrol will be in place to direct motorists to detour routes along US-6.

Folk art Festival

Museum of the San Rafael Folk Art Festival. Aug. 6-9th, 12 -6 p.m. Come and see all the local artists and their folk art, you will be impressed. Begay's Navajo Tacos and other food items.

Walking to the Edge

Take the day on Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to reflect on what walking to the edge can mean for your life. Do this at Home Place in Orangeville. For information and reservations call Paula at 435-748-2230.

Defensive Driving Classes Now Available

The Utah Safety Council is now offering a four-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area on Aug. 9 at the Castleview Hospital Classroom located at 300 North Hospital Drive, from 8 a.m.-noon. Registration is $40 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over that are only seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit

Emery County Gun Club

100 target tournament. Singles, handicaps and doubles. Aug. 8, Practice 8-9 p.m., sign up at 9 p.m., shooting starts at 9 p.m. For more information contact: Jason @ 384-3279, Jeremy @ 749-9768 or Eric @ 749-0432.

Emery High Registration

Registration for the 2008-09 school year at Emery High School will be held as follows: Seniors: two dates have been set up for seniors. You need attend only one of the two. They are Aug. 7, and Aug. 11, from 9 a.m.-noon for last names beginning A-L and noon-3 p.m. for last names beginning M-Z. Seniors interested in either work study or internship programs must meet with the WBL coordinator, school counselor and parent on the day of registration. These programs are just for seniors who have completed 20 high school credits. Work study students need to secure a job prior to the beginning of first quarter. Seniors interested in registering for CEU-EdNet classes will need to meet with Dixie Fielder, counselor. These classes begin Aug. 18. Juniors: registration will be Aug. 12, from 9 a.m.-noon for last names beginning A-L and noon-3 p.m. for last names beginning M-Z. Sophomores: registration will be Aug. 13, from 9 a.m.-noon for last names beginning A-L and noon-3 p.m. for last names beginning M-Z. Registration fees: fees are $60 and must be paid at the time of registration. All other fees, including band, chorus, instrument rental, etc. must also be paid at the time of registration. However, sports participation fees will be due at the beginning of each sport and must be paid before a student-athlete is allowed to participate.

WWII Veterans

Seeking Officers, enlisted men, WACs, cadets, Britons, civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Ga. during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.

2008 Emery High Tennis

Emery High Girls Tennis practice will begin Aug. 6 at 7 AM. All girls who will be in grades 9-12 in the upcoming school year are eligible to participate. You just need your own racket and tennis shoes. For further information contact Tom Hansen 435-653-2410.

San Rafael Junior High Registration

San Rafael Junior High School will be holding registration Aug. 6 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. More information in the mail.

Lippizzaner Stallions New Date

The "World Famous" Lippizzaner Stallions proudly present their 38th anniversary presentation of the "Dancing White Stallions"! Carbon County Fairgrounds Price, Ut. September 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Food Handler's Classes

Food handlers classes will be held at the Southeastern Utah Department of Health in Price on Aug. 19 and Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. and 4 and 7 p.m. Classes will also be taught in Caslte Dale on Aug. 14, and Sept. 11 at 4 and 7 p.m. For more information call Dr. Claren Bjork or Tami Velasquez at 637-3671 or Lori at 381-2252.

The Taste of Home Cooking School

The Taste of Home Cooking School on Sept. 13 in Price. This year the event will be held at the Carbon County Events Center. We are looking for exhibitors/vendors who would be interested in being at this exciting event which would expose their business to more than 800 women from the surround Castle Valley area. Any interested exhibitor/vendors can contact me at 435-637-1167. Again, this event is on Sept. 13 in Price.

Emery High 30th Reunion

The class of 1978 is holding its 30 year class reunion on Aug. 30. It will be held at the Castle Valley Ranch. There will be many activities. For more information contact Jackie at 384-2990 or visit to RSVP.


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.The Power Wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who mee the additional guidelines of the program. If the patient's need is for use in the home, please call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

Looking for Host Families

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student. These young ambassadors are between 15 and 18 years of age and all speak English. Student's profiles will start arriving for students from various countries. Students come with their own spending money and medical insurance. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3423 if you are interested in opening your hearts and homes to one of these individuals.

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