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Emery County Youth Coucil Lamb/Scone Sale

The Emery County Youth Coucil has left over lamb and scones from the fair lamb fry for sale. Lamb-1/2 cut and wrapped/$100. Scones - $4/bag or $30/case. Contact Jamie Jensen @ 653-2219 or Julie Jones @ 687-9744.

Green River Melon Days

Sept. 19, Vendors in the park-noon until dark. 3 man golf scramble-golf course - 9 a.m., baseball game w/Manila @ high school-1 p.m., softball games-evening, queen pageant @ the high school-7 p.m., square dancers - City Park - 8 p.m. Sept. 20, breakfast-City Park-7 a.m., free, all you can eat watermelon at the park, Vendors in the park - all day, parade-10 a.m., entertainment in the park-11:30 a.m featuring music by Switchback, softball games-all day and evening, free concert-Charley Jenkins-Book Cliff Elementary lawn-6 p.m., square dancers -City Park-7:30 p.m., dance-9 p.m.

Clawson Town Yard Sale

Clawson Town is sponsoring a yard sale for anyone who wishes to come and sell their treasurers. It will be Aug. 23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Clawson Town Hall. For more information call 820-1020.

Arapeen Ladies Only Ride

The ladies only ride during the Arapeen Jamboree will be held Sept. 3. For $10, you can have a guided ride and lunch catered on the mountain. Bring your 4-wheeler and meet at the Ferron fairgrounds, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. For more information contact Annette at 384-2690 or Corey at 381-5571.

Huntington First Ward Breakfast

Bear Creek campground large pavilion, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. Breakfast, games, prizes. Something for everyone.

$1,000 Reward

For the identification and conviction of the thief who stole a Honda Generator and propane tank from a well located in the Tidwell Draw area of Emery County. If you have any information concerning the theft of this equipment, contact Ray Jeffs of the Emery County Sheriff's Office, 435-381-2404. The cows who are now choking on the dust would appreciate the help in restoring their water supply. The cows need the equipment more than the thief who stole it. This reward is being offered by the following public land Users: SouthEastern Utah Off-Highway Vehicle Association of Emery County, Sage Riders Motorcycle Club of Springville, Castle Country Off-Highway Vehicle Associationn of Price,, BookCliff Rattlers Motorcycle Club of Fruita, Colo.,

Emery County Youth Football

Emery County youth football registration will be held Aug. 26-27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. This program is for youth fifth-seventh grades and the fee is $65. Payment is required at the time of registration. The participant must be at registration to receive a uniform. For more information, contact the recreation center at 381-2108.

Donate Exercise Equipment

It is my goal to give exercise toys to as many elementary PE classes in Utah as possible, and your donation of money, jump ropes, balls, or hula-hoops will help me reach this goal. Can you donate one of these items, or can you donate a few dollars to help? Donations can be sent to Help Kelcie Give, PO Box 94, Oak City, Utah. 84649, or you can go to to make a secure donation of $5 or more. Your donation, large or small will go far in helping me reach my goal.

Get Ready to Run

The 2008 Utah marathon relay will be held Sept. 13. For more information or to register online visit or call 1-801-260-0606.

Historical Society Cowboy Poetry Night

The Emery County Historical Society will host their annual Cowboy Poetry night at the Castle Valley Ranch on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. Kent Petersen, local cowboy poet will be the guest poet, and feature poetry by other local poets. Music will be provided by Desert Rose and the evening will wind up with Dutch oven cobbler and ice cream. Remember to bring a lawn chair and a jacket. Your $5 yearly dues can be paid this night to keep the events happening.

Class of 1983 Reunion

The Class of 1983 is planning a class reunion on Oct. 18 at the Holiday Inn in Price. The 25th reunion planners are DeEtte Jensen(Hansen), Renee Maxfield (Robin) 435-820-4257, and Marcie Rogers (Maddera) 435-749-2713. At this time we would like to invite you to email us at You can send us pictures by uploading them from your computer and give us some brief current information about yourself and your families. You can also do this by creating a my space page and inviting yourself to and doing the same.

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.

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.

Lippizzaner Stallions New Date

The "World Famous" Lippizzaner Stallions proudly present their 38th anniversary presentation of the "Dancing White Stallions" Carbon County Fairgrounds Price, Sept. 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 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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