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Huntington City Fall Clean-Up

Oct. 31 will be the last limb pick-up until the spring clean-up. Dumpsters will be at the rodeo grounds. Do not place anything on the ground. The Emery County Landfill is requesting these items not be placed in the dumpsters: tires batteries oil no liquid of any type such as paint, turpentine, etc., pesticides, cement refrigerators. A $12,000 fine could be imposed for violation of these guidelines.

Huntington City Open Burn

Sept. 20 through Oct 19. Burn permits are required. You may pick one up at the City Hall.

Festive Fridays Return

Utah State University Extension is once again sponsoring Festive Fridays. Grab the gang and join them on Sept. 26 at noon in the county building. Cost is $2 for lunch and handouts, and $2 to make the nerf stickhorse to take home.

Jake Garn Endless Possibilities

Former Senator and Astronaut Jake Garn will be at Emery High School Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. presenting his program Endless Possibilities. The public is welcome.

Cleveland Town Fall Burn Season

The Cleveland Town fall burn season is from Sept. 20 to Oct. 19. Permits available at the Town Office, 100 West Main. Everyone must obtain a permit prior to burning.

Amateur Photographers Wanted

The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum announces their upcoming exhibition, "Picture This." The exhibition will consist of images submitted by local amateur photographers. The museum will be accepting submissions now through Sept. 30, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Visit the museum website at for more details.

No-till Plantings Tour

More than 400 acres have been planted using the new no-till drills purchased by the San Rafael Conservation District and Castleland RC David Bird, 6-9 p.m.; Kristy Guymon, 5-9 p.m.; Darrell Gardner, 5-9 p.m.; Tisha Thornley, 6-9 p.m.; and Alicia Whitesel, 3-6 p.m.

Book Sale

Orangeville Library will hold a book sale Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. Adult books $2, childrens books $1, paperback books 25 cents. They have a big selection. The money collected from the sale will be used to purchase new books for the Orangeville Library.

Canyon View Junior High Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent teacher conferences for mid-term of the first term will be held Sept. 25, from 3:20-9:00 p.m. You can pick up your students mid-term report card at the office and visit with the teachers at your convenience. The following teachers (Donn Jeffs, David Bird, and Reed Fehlberg) do not teach a full day at Canyon View and will be available from 3:20 - 5:45 p.m.

Attention: WWII Veterans

An 18 year old senior from Ostrander, Ohio is looking for stories and other memorabilia from WWII veterans. Contact: Kyle Nappi, 1890 Warren Road, Ostrander, OH 43061.

"Know Before You Go"

An ATV permit class will be held Sept. 24 at the Old Courthouse located at 75 East Main, Castle Dale 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 Sept. 23. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 or Mark Williams at 381-2493.

Pennies by the Inch

Primary Childrens Medical Center will be having it's yearly "Pennies by the Inch" campaign starting on Sept. 15 and ending Oct. 15. For more information contact: Marilee Salvesen, (801) 662-5965, Amber Nielsen, (801) 662-5966 or 1-800-762-7262. Contributions can be mailed to: Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation P.O. Box 58249 Salt Lake City, UT 84158, or online at

Republican Breakfast

The Emery County Republican Party will sponsor a breakfast at Barn's Grill on Sat. Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. There will be speakers and the public is welcome to attend. Tickets can be purchased at the door and it will be $20 for a good breakfast.

Budget Class

Oct. 15, 10 a.m-2 p.m. Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Rd. Price. Be debt free. Learn the magic of controlling your future. Come to the USU Extension budgeting class. Learn the easy process of making your money work for you. Contact Ashley at 435-637-4950 to RSVP by Oct. 10. Fantastic free lunch provided as well as a $25 stipend at the end of the three one on one follow up sessions. If travel is required mileage reimbursement could be possible. Sponsors: Active Re-Entry, Vocational Rehabilitation, SEAOG food Bank, and USU Extension.

Meet the Candidate

Meet the Candidate night will be held on Sept. 24 at the Little Theatre in the Spartan Center of Emery High in Castle Dale at 7 p.m. Local candidates as well as state and national candidates have been invited. Candidates will have an introduction speech and will then field questions from the audience. Everyone welcome, refreshments served.

Holiday Bazaar in Emery

A holiday bazaar will be held at the Emery Community Center Nov. 20-22. Anyone wishing to have booth space should call Barb Petty at 286-2215. Booth space rent is $20 with a $10 refund if space is left clean.

School District Speech and Hearing Screening

Emery School District conducts annual speech and hearing screening to identify students who might need further evaluation of their speech or hearing. Students who fail the initial hearing screening will be given a retest in three-four weeks. Screening is scheduled with the schools involved and takes place anytime during the school year. District speech-language pathologists administer the tests. All district preschool, kindergarten, first grade, new students and any referrals will be screened for hearing. Pre-kindergarten students will be screened during kindergarten registration and third grade students will be screened for speech only. Parents who do not want their child to receive speech or hearing screening tests must contact the school secretary.

Apple Harvest At Wasatch Mountain State Park

Midway-Through the end of September, celebrate fall with park staff during the second annual apple harvest at historic Huber Grove at Wasatch Mountain State Park. Pick and taste mountain-fresh apples of several varieties and make great applesauce and ciders. Wasatch Mountain trees are pesticide-free. Apples are $3 per bag. Extension poles and bags are available at the visitor center. Tree climbing is not allowed due to the age and fragile nature of the trees. Huber Grove at Wasatch Mountain State Park is a 130-year old homestead, built and settled by Johannes Huber and his family. Two original buildings remain on the grounds, along with part of the family's original apple orchard, which once numbered more than 22,000 trees. Visitors to Huber Grove can learn about the historic farmhouse, creamery and orchard though interpretative signs. For more information, call (435) 654-1791.

Help Us Support The Troops wants you. In their goal to support the troops, Military Momz has set a goal of 100,000 flag pins sold by Nov. 1. They will donate 50 percent of the profits to four organizations that support the troops and their families. Show your support of the troops by not only purchasing a flag pin, but by wearing it with pride every day. You can purchase a flag pin for only $3.95 (this includes shipping and handling) at the Military Momz store at Military Momz is dedicated to all the men and women of the military and the families who stand proudly beside them as they perform their duties all over the world. Help us support our troops they bravely work day after day for the United States. Let them know you are proud of them, that their dedication to our country is appreciated and not simply taken for granted. Let them know you are praying for them and their safe return home and let us never forget any soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and the loved ones they left behind. Visit us at to purchase a pin. You can also blog with us at Share this site with everyone you know.

1983 Class reunion

The Class of 1983 is planning a class reunion on Oct. 18. Holiday Inn, Price. The 25th Reunion planners are DeEtte Jensen(Hansen), Renee Maxfield(Robin),Marcie Rogers (Maddera). 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 at Families and friends connect with current pictures and events in their everyday lives,via my space or facebook. We would like everyone to go to the page and connect prior to the reunion. The page is waiting for you to join during its completion phase, and with your additions it will make it even more enjoyable to see and communicate with fellow class mates. We look forward to seeing you and we plan to have a good time. Don't miss out on the opportunity to go back to the 80's for one night. Renee can be reached at 435-820-4257 for questions and Marcie can be reached at 435-749-2713.

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